Published: 11/13/2018Robert Douglas McRae, age 83, of Columbus, MS, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House, Tupelo, MS. A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from... read more
Published: 11/13/2018COLUMBUS — Marsha A. Howard, 54, died Nov. 6, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Cremation and Funeral Services of Tennessee was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Howard was... read more
Published: 11/13/2018WEST POINT — Shirley Jean Ray, 61, died Nov. 12, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenwood... read more
Published: 11/13/2018COLUMBUS — Jimmie Louis Gregory, 68, died Nov. 12, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 11/13/2018COLUMBUS — Louvenia Odneal Webber, 103, died Nov. 12, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 11/12/2018BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ruby Jackson Miller, 70, died Nov. 7, 2018, at Eastview Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Home Going Celebration services will be at noon Monday at First... read more
Published: 11/12/2018PHEBA — Mildred Gates Calvert McGee, 77, died Nov. 11, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Pheba... read more
Published: 11/12/2018STARKVILLE — Arthur Edmonds, Sr., 72, died Oct. 27, 2018, in Starkville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove... read more
Published: 11/10/2018WEST POINT — Beatrice Kidd, 87, died Nov. 9, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more
Published: 11/10/2018VERNON, Ala. — Elmer Ann Spann, 76, died Nov. 9, 2018, at the Fayette Medical Center in Fayette, Alabama. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel... read more
Published: 11/9/2018BROOKSVILLE — Clabon Brewer, 56, died Oct. 31, 2018, at Regency Hospital in Meridian. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church with the Rev. Sammie Lyons... read more
Published: 11/9/2018COLUMBUS — Edgar T. Gardner, 73, died Nov. 5, 2018. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Visitation will be from... read more
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