Alcorn County Genealogical Society
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Corinth, Mississippi 38834-4863
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Obituaries for
Alcorn County Mississippi

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Alexander, John M.

Interment in the Corinth, Miss. National Cemetery
To - The Quartermaster General, Washington, D.C.
Name: Alexander, John M.
Rank: Color Sgt.
Company: F
Number: 50
State: Ill
Arm: V.I.
Division, if World War Soldier:
Date of Death: October 22, 1862
Grave Mark: Grave No. 33353
Remarks: Original place of burial Corinth, Miss.
Data from the U.S. National Cemetery Interment Form, War Department, Q.M.C. Form No. 14, transcribed by Pat Lancaster, submitted: 30 Mar, 2016

Allen, Belinda

Funeral services for Belinda Boren Allen, 51, of Corinth, are set for 11:00 a.m. today at McPeters Inc. Funeral Director's Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating and burial at Henry Cemetery.
Ms. Allen died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Magnolia Regional Health center. She was a dedicated nurse’s aide at Dogwood plantation and Superior Home Health and Hospice. She was a Corinth High School graduate who attended Mississippi University for Women, where she majored in commercial art and was a member of the tennis team. She loved flower gardening and decorating and was especially known for her artistic abilities. She did commercial art for several local businesses. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Ms. Allen was preceded in death by her mother, Estelle P. Boring, and her grandparents, James and Vallie E. Boren and Lawrence and Kate Phifer.
Survivors include her father, Arthur A. Boren; a daughter, Katie Allen Briggs and husband Ryan; A sister, Teresa Smillie and husband, John; two grandchildren Shiloh Briggs and Shelby Briggs, a niece, Shannon Grimsley and her husband, Jeff; and a nephew, Jason Smillie.
Pallbearers are Jason Smillie, Tommy Ledbetter, Lynn Wood, Dale Dyson, Ed Lucas and Larry Briggs.
Visitation will continue at 9:00 a.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Allen, Donald

Corinth - Funeral services for Donald R. Allen, 76, are set for 2 p.m. today at Wheeler Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Kara Blackard and Bro. Ray Bennett officiating. Burial will be at the Wheeler Grove Baptist church Cemetery under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home.
Mr. Allen died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2010, at his residence. He was born Sept. 14, 1933. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. He loved his family and friends and always put his family first, especially his wife, Agnes. He enjoyed gardening, keeping his yard pretty and watching the Atlanta Braves play baseball.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Willie Frank Allen and Florence Latch Allen; brothers, Raymond Allen, Frank Allen and wife Daisy, Bobby Joe Allen, Dennis Allen and wife Violet, Marcus Allen and R.C. Allen; and sisters, Mary Lou Wilson and husband Wiley, Helen Barker, Virginia Allen, Earnestine Allen and Nelda Allen.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Agnes Allen of Corinth; son, Chris Allen and wife Vicki of Corinth; daughter, Donna Benjamin and husband Jim of Corinth, granddaughter, Kacie Blakney and husband Chris of Corinth; would have been the proud great-grandfather of Lainey Grace Blakney due in October 2010; brother, Grady Allen and wife Melba of Corinth; sister, Shirley Horton and husband Hoyt of Corinth; brother-in-law, Milton Barker and wife Nell of Corinth; sisters-in-law, Elsie Allen and Lavada Allen, both of Corinth; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Pallbearers are Randy Latch, Eddie Price, Dwight Wilson, Sammy Allen, Wade Allen and David Allen.
Visitation will continue from noon until service time today at the church.
[Obituary newspaper Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Archer, Millard

November 18, 1987 - Services for Millard Lee Archer, 67, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Archer died Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Magnolia Hospital. He was a veteran of WWII and a retired businessman. He was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. Survivors include one brother, Orval L. Archer of Shreveport, LA; several cousins.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

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Mrs. Effie Small Barnhill

Corinthians were saddened today by the announcement of the death of Mrs. Effie Small Barnhill, whose illness had bee prolonged for several months, at her home, the residence of ther brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Walker.
Deceased was a member of one of Corinth's oldest and best families, and was widely esteemed and beloved. She was a lady of generous talents and cultivation, and possessed rare accomplishments in musical lines.
Mrs. Barnhill was the eldest child of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Small, and was the widow of Dr. R.Y. Barnhill, who died several years ago. A brother, H.G. Small, and three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Walker and Miss Georgie Small, of this city and Mrs. Ada McClelland of California, survive her.
The funeral services were conducted this afternoon in the Cumberland Presbyterian church by the pastor, Rev. M.G. Milligan, and the remains laid to rest in Henry Cemetery, by those of the husband.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 04 Nov, 1915, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Bates, Miss Palleanon

Little Miss Palleanon Bates, daughter of Perry Bates, residing three miles north of Corinth, died yesterday, after an illness of several days. Deceased was about four years old. Her parents are extended the sincere sympathy of their friends in the bereavement. Funeral services and interment will take place at the family burying ground in the southern portion of the county, near Biggersville.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 04 Nov, 1915, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Bell, Mrs. Lutah Moss

Mrs. Lutah Moss Bell died Tuesday morning at 10:00 following an illness of several years. The rites will be conducted at the First Methodist church. Burial will be in Henry cemetery. Mrs. Bell was a native of Alcorn county and was 78 years of age. In 1897 she was married to John M. Bell, who preceded her in death in 1919. Survivors are a son, Johnnie Bell of Tupelo; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Harwell of Memphis; and a brother, Tobe Moss of Rienzi. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Delores Bell, University of Alabama, Jack Harwell, Nashville, TN, and Bettie Ann and Johnnie Faye Harwell of Memphis.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Bennett, Verda Lee

Corinth, Jan. 2 - (Special) - The community learns of the death of Mrs. Verda Lee Bennett, wife J. C. Bennett, who passed away last night in a hospital in Memphis.
Mrs. Bennett was well known throughout this county and Tishomingo county, where she has a large circle of friends, and this community has suffered a distinct loss in giving up this character of ideal womanhood.
The remains were brought to Corinth Saturday for interment.
She is survived by a husband and a son, besides numerous relatives and friends.

["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 31 Dec 1917.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Bennett, Mildred

Funeral services for Mildred Irene Hilliard Bennett, 84, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. today at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Nelson Hight, Bro. Gary Caviness, the Rev. Terry Harmon and Bro. Eddie McFalls officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Bennett died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at her residence. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church.
Ms. Bennett was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Ross Hilliard, her mother, Ava McAuley Hilliard; and her granddaughter, Angela Duncan.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, the Rev. Cecil Bennett of Corinth; three daughters, Carolyn Lovett and her husband, James of Lilbourn, Mo.; Mary Sue Rhoads and her husband, Robert, of Corinth; and Gwyn Kiddy and her husband, James, of Cabot, Ark.; one brother, Gilbert Hilliard and his wife, Louise, of Corinth; six grandchildren, Millie Rambis and her husband, Tyler, of Columbia, Mo., Chris Duncan and his wife, Kelley, of Corinth, Jamie Lewis and her husband, Brian, of Bertrand, Mo., Meredith Duncan of Memphis, Tenn., Jill Kiddy and Ann Kiddy, both of Cabot; one great-grandson, Justin Duncan; two brothers-in-law, Fred Bennett and his wife, Bonnie, of Baldwyn and David Bennett and his wife, Dot, of Memphis; three sisters-in-law, Vera Mae Bennett of Jackson, Tenn., Mabel Hobson and Sue Bennett, both of Corinth; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pall bearers are Chris Duncan, James Lovett, James Kiddy, Robert Rhoads, Brian Lewis and Tyler Rambis.
Memorials may be made to the First Pentecostal Church Ladies Group.
Visitation will continue today from 9:30 a.m. until service time at First Pentecostal Church.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Bluhm, J.

April 24, 1903 - J. Bluhm of Columbus died April 24th. Mr. Bluhm represented the Equitable Life Assurance society since 1892 and made many friends. He was one of the most valuable agents of the society and his death has removed one of its most faithful advocates. He formerly resided in Corinth.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Bollinger, Captain Inez

Funeral services for Captain Helen Inez Poindexter Bollinger, 82, were held Monday at Magnolia Chapel of Memories with Bro. Paul Valentine officiating along with officers from the Salvation Army divisional office in Jackson: Major Dewey Alderson, Major Virginia Alderson, Lt. Colonel Donald Canning and Lt. Colonel Connie Canning. Burial was in Indian Springs Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Bollinger died Saturday, June 8, 2002, Magnolia Regional Health Center. After co-founding the Salvation Army in Corinth in 1987, she remained active with the Corinth chapter. She and her husband, Joseph, retired as a Salvation Army officers in 1983 in Santa Barbara, Calif., where they were working with recovering alcoholics. She had attended Indian Springs United Methodist Church since 1986, and she loved her family and friends and enjoyed gardening and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Carroll Poindexter; her mother, Cora Elizabeth Brown Poindexter; one granddaughter, Rebecca St. Clair; three brothers, Elbert B. "Red" Poindexter, David E. "Dude" Poindexter and William A. Poindexter and his wife, Stella; one sister, Agnes Mae "Ginger" Woodruff; and four brothers-in-law, Alvis Strickland, Walton O. Woodruff, Joe Mense and Jim Savage.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Captain Joseph J. Bollinger of Glen; two sons, Dan St. Clair and his wife, Nancy, of Cypress, Calif;, and Bob St. Clair and Gay of Lake Havasu City, Ariz; one stepson, Robert Bollinger and his wife, Shirley, of Fresno, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Shirley Arce and her husband, Julio, of Fresno; five grandchildren, Randy St. Clair of Orange, Calif., Elizabeth St. Clair of Cypress, Jami Hayes and her husband, Art, of San Pedro, Calif., Amber St. Clair of Lake Havasu City and Timothy St. Clair of Chico, Calif; three great-grandchildren, Art Hayes, Nicholas Hayes and Madison Hayes, all of San Pedro, Calif.; six sisters, Edna Mense of Glen, Ruby Strickland of Farmington, Lois Mill and her husband C.G., of Wichita, Kan., Naomi Davis and her husband, Hubert, of Sachse, Texas, Barbara Savage of Linden, Tenn., and Louise Spilger and her husband, Gene, of Viera, Fla.; three sisters-in-law, Lila Dyson Poindexter of Glen, Ida Mae Poindexter of Corinth and Floy Wood of Fresno; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were David Poindexter, Tim Poindexter, Bert Poindexter, Jerry D. Poindexter, Pat Poindexter, Donald Dunn, Mark Savage, Mike Maxcy, Harold Strachan, Wayne Downs, John Padziora, Bobby Galloway, Jack Rook and Jeff Poindexter.
Visitation was held Sunday and Monday at Magnolia Funeral Home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Bonds, Mrs. Wm.

Mother of Towns Lady Died Yesterday AFT. - Mrs. Wm. Bonds of Tishomingo county, residing seven miles north of Iuka, died yesterday afternoon at 5 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. K.F. McRae, in the eastern portion of the city. Deceased has been in Corinth the past two months taking medical treatment. She is a resident of Tishomingo County and was well known in that community. She was past 60 years old. She is survived by her husband. The remains were carried to her home today, where funeral services and interment will be held. Members of the family have the sincere sympathy of their many friends.
The Weekly The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 17 June 1915. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Boone, W.R.

Last night at 11:30 o’clock, William Reuben Boone, one of Corinth’s eldest and best known citizens, passed peacefully into the Great Beyond after months of suffering and pain.
Mr. Boone had been in ill health since December 1914, when he suffered a severe fall his home on Childs street, sustaining very painful injuries, which continued to grow worse each day until a complication of disease set in.
Day after day his bedside has been watched, and only some few days ago he was regarded as being better, though it was known that he could never recover, and while every attention was given and every medical aid that was possible was rendered, having been afflicted many years of his latter life, his constitution was not sufficiently strong to withstand the serious illness, and the end came peacefully last night.
Mr. Boone was a native of Alcorn county. He was born near Old Farmington 78 years ago on June 1. In that time he has officially served both county and city. Several years ago Mr. Boone served in the capacity of county treasurer. In 1914 he was elected city tax collector, but served only a short time, being compelled to give the work up to a collector proten on account of his failing health.
He as a member of the First Baptist Church and was an ex Confederate soldier, bearing distinct honors as a gallant and brave Confederate.
Mr. Boone’s life was exemplary in every particular. No word of censure was ever heard and the beautiful feature of his life was that he was never heard to censure his fellowman. He was true to his friends, always for right and for these reasons had won for himself an enviable reputation.
His death has caused a great sorrow to be spread over the entire community, and the sincere sympathy is extended the grief-stricken relatives.
Mr. Boone leaves his widow, Mrs. Martha Boone, five children, Mrs. Emma Lamar, Memphis, Mrs. Lucille Taylor, Miss Mary Boone, Corinth. R.L. Boone, Paducah, Ky., and H. Grady Boone, of Memphis, who were at his bedside at his demise, and one brother S.L. Boone of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 9:30 from the residence on Childs Street by Rev. R.S. Gavin, and Interment in Henry Cemetery.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Boyd, Frankie

Corinth - Frankie Boyd, 82, died thursday, March 15, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center.
Servicdes will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mark Baptist church. burial will be in the National Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Bradley, Mrs. Earl C.

Mrs. Bradley, 68, died Saturday at the Corinth Hospital following an illness of ten days. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Graham, and was born at Paden on Feb. 12, 1886. She was married in 1904 to Earl Bradley of Corinth, who survives. Other survivors include: six sons, S-Sgt. Amos M. Bradley of the U.S. Air Force, Morris C. Bradley of Corinth, James K. Bradley of Memphis, and Rady Earl and Thomas R. Bradley of Corinth; six daughters, Mrs. Jim Scott, and Mrs. Lawrence Sellers, both of Memphis, Mrs. E.C. Howell, Mrs. Knox Davis, Mrs. Simon Erwin and Miss Martha Bradley, all of Memphis; one sister, Mrs. Ida Brewer of Corinth; two brothers, John Graham of Corinth and Charles Graham of Detroit; and 26 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Brice, Mrs. Susan

The remains of the lamented Mrs. Susan Brice arrived in Corinth on Saturday afternoon, and were carried to her late home in the Marvin church community, where interment was made in the Babb cemetery. Mrs. Brice's death occurred in Meridian Friday night, after a prolonged illness.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) 06 Jan 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Brice, William Borroum

December, 1967 - Services for William Borroum Brice, retired cotton ginner of Alcorn County, were held at Foote Street Church of Christ. Burial was to be in Farmington Cemetery. Brice, who was 84, died in West Memphis, AR, after an illness of two months. He was born in Alcorn County and was a member of Foote Street Church of Christ. His wife died in 1966. He leaves a son, Arvie Brice of Memphis; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Brooks, Jerry Randle

Friends in the community were deeply grieved to learn of the death of Jerry Randall Brooks who died Saturday night at his home in Memphis, TN. Jerry was born in Corinth and moved to Memphis 11 years ago. He was a student of South Side School. He was 19. His mother was the former Vera Emmons of this area. The ones from here who attended the funeral were Mrs. John Voyles, Mrs. Dora Voyles, Mrs. Van Mills, Herchel Voyles and Edward Voyles, Mrs. Morgan Taylor and Mrs. Elmer Burress.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Brooks, Lenora

Corinth - Leora Kurts Brooks, 76, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at her home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Kent Bath officiating. Burial will be in Mormon Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon untill service time today at the church. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge.
Condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Brown, Jim

Funeral arrangements for Jim C. Brown, 83, of Corinth are incomplete with McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors.
Mr. Brown died, Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Boonville.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Browning, Charles N.

Wednesday’s Daily – Chas. N. Browning, an old resident of Corinth, and a confederate soldier, died Tuesday afternoon at Matty Hersee Hospital in Meridian. Mr. Browning had lived in Corinth up until a short time ago, when he went to Meridian. He was 76 years old, and is remembered here by many friends. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. R. T. Sorrell, Mrs. Bed Ward, Corinth; Mrs. Cleveland Grace, Memphis; Mrs. Herman Bevill, New Albany, and Bryant, Pansy and Vanderbuilt Browning of Texas. The remains will be brought to Corinth this afternoon, and the remains interred in New Hope tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) May 25, 1916], added by Pat Lancaster.

Buck Buckingham

Corinth - Harry “Buck” Buckingham, 77, died Thursday, July 28, 1994, at the Magnolia Hospital. He was a retired service manager with Green Motor Company. He was a member of the Foot Street Church of Christ. He had served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was a member of the DAV, VFW and the American Legion.
Services will be at 5 p.m. today at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Malcom George officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Bullard, Raymond A., Sr.

Corinth - Raymond A. Bullard Sr., 62, died Saturday, May 14, 1994, at his home. He was a retired employee of Ringier of America and W.F. Hall Printing for 44 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps Elite Guard Unit. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Luthern church in corinth. He was born in Chicago and lived in Carpentersville, Ill., before moving to Corinth 16 years ago.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Prince of Peace Luthern Church in Corinth. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Corinth. McPeters funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Kendrick Bullard of Corinth; one daughter, Susan Buchanan, and son-in-law, David Buchanan, of Wheeling, Ill.; one son, Raymonds Bullard, Jr. of Corinth; his mother, Jeannette Bullard of Griggsville, Ill.; one sister, Elizabeth Kainz of Griggsville, Ill.; one brother, donald Bullard of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; two grandchildren, Katie and Jodie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alexander Bullard, and two sisters, Dolores Wocgard and Joanne Bielt, all of Illinois.
visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Corinth Library.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Burks, Gene

Gene Burks Rites Held - With Burial in Henry Cemetery
Corinth – Mrs. Gene Burks, 45, died at 1:20 a.m. Saturday after a lengthy illness.
He was employed as a steam fitter.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Burns-Denton Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. James B. Stanford and Rev. Larry Gardner officiating. Burial was in Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include two uncles, Bill Tacker of Savannah, Tenn., and Joe Tacker of Corinth; four aunts, Miss Annie G. Tacker, Mrs. Lila T. Sasser and Mrs. Robbie Lacy all of Corinth, and Mrs. H.C. Hamilton of Henderson, Texas.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Burnett, Mrs. B.

Mrs. B. Burnett, aged about 70 years, died at her home near Rienzi, last Monday morning, after a few days illness with pneumonia. She was a resident of this county for about 50 years and lived a beautiful Christian life and was lovingly esteemed for her many amiable traits of character and the kind, neighborly offices she filled.
[ The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 01 May 1897]. Transcribed byF Pat Lancaster.

Burns, Doris

Corinth - Doris Johnston Burns, 77, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at McPeters Funeral Directors Chapel. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Burress, Charles A.

Charles Burress, 39, a mechanic, was struck by a car while walking across Third Street near Market in Memphis. Mr. Burress was married to the former Rosalie Terry of Corinth. There are two sons, Charles A., Jr., 11, and Weldon, 8. Mr. Burress, also a native of Corinth, had lived in Memphis about five years. He had been in ill health for several months and it was believed this might have contributed to his death. Besides his wife and sons, he leaves his mother, Mrs. Ozella Sutherland of Corinth, two brothers and three sisters. The brothers are Olen, of Pekin, ILL, and Elmer of Corinth. The sisters are Mrs. Alice Grisham of Crawfordsville, AR, Mrs. Ruby Jackson of Glen, MS, and Mrs. Lois of Corinth. Burial will be in the family burial plot at Rienzi.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Burress, Olen

September 27, 1973 - Olen Burress, 71, Peoria, Ill., formerly of Corinth, died Thursday at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was retired from the Caterpillar Tractor Company of Peoria. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Liz Burress; 3 sons, R.B. Burress, Jacksonville, FL, J.C. Burress, Peoria, IL, Bob Burress, Pekin, IL, 3 daughters, Mrs. Martha Lambert, Burnsville, MS, Francis Burress, and Billie Sue Burress, both of Peoria, IL; a brother, Elmer Burress, Corinth; 4 sisters, Mrs. Lois Smith, Pickwick, TN, Mrs. Alice Grisham, Crawfordsville, AR, Mrs. Ruby Jackson and Mrs. Grace Batavia, both of Glen, MS.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Burress, Mrs. Ozella Viola

October 11, 1962 - Mrs. Ozella Viola Burress Sutherland, 82, of Glen, MS, died yesterday at her home after an eight-month illness. She leaves two sons, Elmer Burress, Corinth, Olen Burress, Peoria, ILL; four daughters, Mrs. G.B. Jackson, Glen, MS, Mrs. W.C. Smith and Mrs. E.D. Grisham, both of Crawfordsville, AR, Mrs. John Batavia, Phoenix, AR; a half-sister, Mrs. Emma Norton, Tuscumbia, AL; 14 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery near Rienzi.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Butler, Mrs. Millie

Services for Mrs. Millie Butler of Wenasoga were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Holly Baptist Church with burial in Holly Cemetery, McPeters Mortuary had charge.
Mrs. Butler, who was 86, died Friday night at Magnolia Hospital after an illness of one week. She was born in Alcorn County and was a member of Holly Baptist Church. Her husband, N.G. Butler, died in 1960.
She leaves a son, Clifford Butler of Wenasoga; two daughters, Mrs. Alma Osborn of Wenasoga and Mrs. Archie Tyson of Whitehaven; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 24 Jan 1966] transcribed by Pat Lancaster


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Caise, Mrs. Nelsie Lee

1973
Mrs. Nelsie Lee Caise, 57, died suddenly Wednesday at Magnolia Hospital where she was an L.P.N. Surgical Nurse.
She had been employed by the Magnolia Hospital and the old Community Hospital for 27 years.
Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at McPeters Chapel with Rev. Billy Langley officiating. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Gardens with McPeters Mortuary directing.
She is survived by 2 foster sons, Jerry Nixon, Corinth and Richard D. Utley, Oregon; a daughter, Mrs. Bernard Shipp, Birmingham, Ala.; a foster daughter, Miss April Utley, Corinth; 2 brothers, Sam Utley, Memphis and Kelsie Utley, Fort Smith, Ark.; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Rearden, North Hollywood Calif. And one grandchild, Catherine Shipp, Birmingham, Ala.
Pallbearers will be Billy Carl Lipford, Bert Coleman, Jr., Bruce Dillingham, Jr., Donnie Cregeen, Johnny Young and Johnny Johnsey; Honorary: Doctors and Nurses at Magnolia Hospital.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Cadenhead, Doris

Doris Triplett Cadenhead, 95, died Thursday, Sept, 23, 2004, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born March 27, 1909, in Covington, Tenn., to Tom and Nettie Fowler Leslie. She was a retired employee of the First Baptist Hospital in Memphis and a member of Acton Church of Christ.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Home with Minister Mike Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery in Acton, Tenn.
Survivors include two sons, Lee “Marty” Triplett of Corinth and Kelly Triplet of Memphis; a daughter, Bobby Askings of Vero Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and the father of the children, Bret William Triplett; her husband, Tom Cadenhead; and several brothers and sisters.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Caffey, Bonetha

1973 - Miss Bonetha Caffey, 90, died Thursday at Whitfield Nursing Home after an extended illness.
Graveside services will be today at 2 p.m. at Henry Cemetery with Rev. Claude Fleming officiating. McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by 2 nephews, Robert W. Caffrey, Hollywood, Calif. And Hugh Caffey, Blytheville, Ark.; a niece, Mrs. Carolyn Masterson, Jenkintown, Pa.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Carmack, Faye

Mrs. Lester Faye Carmack, 71, of Corinth passed away on Monday, October 6th, 2008 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a Pentecostal who enjoyed traveling, watching television, taking long drives and spending time with family and friends especially her grandchildren.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 9th at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of memories with Bro. Don Clemney officiating. Burial was in Coln Cemetery in Acton, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Eugene Carmack; two daughters, Donna Hollins and Debra Terry; her parents, Elmer D. Watkins and Oma Jean Whirley Watkins; her brother, O’Neal Watkins; and the father of her children, Charles H. Rushing.
Survivors include one son, Charles Rushing of Corinth; two daughters, Linda Hood and Rebecca Morelock and husband, David, both of Corinth; a sister, Ann Troxell of Glen; seven grandchildren, Billy Rushing, James Hood, Jennifer Joyner and husband, Shane, Susan Wright and husband, Josh, Jeremy Terry, Regina Jones, and Christy Strickland and husband, Michael; seven great-grandchildren; and special friends, J.W. Mills and Martha Morelock.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission,. Submitted 20 Sep 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Carter, Dr. A.W.

Dr. A.W. Carter, one of Corinth’s oldest citizens, died at his residence, on Franklin street, this afternoon.
He had been afflicted with partial paralysis for many years, unable to attend to any business, and was away from home very little.
He was born January 8, 1823, and had resided in Corinth since 1861. He was a member of the Baptist church, and was a most intelligent man, a liberal reader, with whom it was always a pleasure to converse.
Old age and general infirmities were the causes of his death. No announcement of the funeral services has yet been prepared.

[The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 12 April 1915]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Carter, Sarah Lucille

Services for Miss Sarah Lucille Carter, 55, of Route 3, Corinth, were held Sunday afternoon at Fraley's Chapel Church of Christ with the Rev. Walker Whittie and the Rev. Jerry Cowan officiating.
Miss Carter, an IBM operator at Armour & Co. and a member of Fraley's Chapel Church of Christ, was buried at Fraley's Chapel Cemetery.
She leaves a brother, Charles S. Carter, Mobile, Ala., and a sister, Mrs. Lawrence Strickland of Corinth.
McPeters Mortuary was in charge.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Castleberry, Orlis

Castleberry Rites Saturday.
Corinth – Orlis Castleberry, 72, died Wednesday night in Magnolia Hospital after being struck by a car.
He was a retired laundry routeman.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Burns-Denton Chapel with burial in Henry Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Wiygul and Minister Hershall McFarland will officiate.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Belle Castleberry, Corinth; one son, Luther Martin Castleberry, Corinth, two brothers, Sam Castleberry, Corinth, Okel Castleberry, Gulfport; one sister, Mrs. Rosetta Reynolds, Tulsa, Okla.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Chase, W.R.

W.R. Chase, 75, Route 1, Rienzi, died Wednesday at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer and a member of Jacinto Baptist Church.
Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Jacinto Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Hardwick and Rev. Lester Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Jacinto Cemetery with McPeters Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Velma C. Chase; a son, Robert L. Chase, Rienzi; a brother, John M. Chase, Southhaven, Miss.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruby Byrd, Memphis and Mrs. Minnie McCoy, Burnsville, Miss.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Newborn, Roy David, Charles Ray Burcham, C.G. Prince, Jack Richardson and Jim Robertson.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Childs, Myrtle

Mrs. Myrtle Studdard Childs, 56, 1302 East Third Street, Corinth died last night at her residence of an apparent heart attack.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronald Connally officiating. Burial will be in City Cemetery with Coleman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Turner G. Childs; three sons, Miller Childs and Danny Childs, both of Corinth and Bill Childs, Memphis; 4 brothers, Willie Studdard, Joe Studdard, Jack Studdard, all of Corinth and Ed Studdard, Memphis; a sister Mrs. W.A. Mathis, Walnut; six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Chunn, Lennie Mae Clifford

Mrs. Lennie Mae Clifford Chunn, 80, of 1910 Proper St/ Corinth, died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday in Magnolia Hospital.
A native of Madison County, Tenn., she was a member of the East Chester Street Church of Christ in Jackson, Tenn.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Paul Keeling and Mrs. Meadows.
Survivors include two stepsons, O.T. Chunn, Paragould Ark., and Henry Chunn of Michigan; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ray Hester, Paragould, Ark. and a sister, Mrs. I.R. Alexander, Corinth.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Clayton, Charolett

Charolett Clayton, 43, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at her home. She was born June 3, 1968, in Memphis to W.L. and Nancy Hutcheson Hopper. She was a housewife, and she attended the Mills Community Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, watching NASCAR and flowers.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with Bro. Ray Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 26 years, Robert Clayton of Rienzi; son, Greg Clayton of Columbus; daughters, Tiffany Clayton; her fiancé, Jarell Chamblee of Rienzi, sisters, Carolyn (Rodney) Swindle of Corinth, Lorie (Billy) Garvin of Booneville; nephews and nieces, Derek (Lauren) Swindle, Cody Swindle, Claresia (Chad) Dees and Chelsey Garvin.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Pallbearers will be Cody Swindle, Cody Kelton, Derek Swindle, Chad Dees, John Hearn and Danny Brinson.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time today.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Chunn, Lennie Mae Clifford

Mrs. Lennie Mae Clifford Chunn, 80, of 1910 Proper St/ Corinth, died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday in Magnolia Hospital. A native of Madison County, Tenn., she was a member of the East Chester Street Church of Christ in Jackson, Tenn. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Paul Keeling and Mrs. Meadows. Survivors include two stepsons, O.T. Chunn, Paragould Ark., and Henry Chunn of Michigan; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ray Hester, Paragould, Ark. and a sister, Mrs. I.R. Alexander, Corinth. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Clemmons, Floyd

Floyd Clemmons, 67, 205 Sharp Street, died suddenly at his home this morning.
He was a retired presser for Haynes Dry Cleaners, a veteranof World War II and a member of West Corinth Baptist Church
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at McPeters Chapel with burial in Holly Cemetery with Rev. Billy Langley officiating. McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by a son, Travis Clemmons, Corinth; a brother, Howard Clemmons, Corinth; a sister, Mrs. Lyle Watkins, Corinth; and one grand child.
Pallbearers will be Billy Tyson, Bryan Smith, Jr., James Tyson, James Beavers, Hershal Holley and Henry Lee Hardin.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Clemmons, Mrs. Vesta

Mrs. Vesta Clemmons, 73, of 114 Green St., Tupelo, died Tuesday at 5:45 a.m. at her home. She was the widow of a former Corinthian, Robert Howard Clemmons.
She was a member of the Okolona Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star. Funeral services were to be held today at 2:30 p.m. at McPeters Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Grisham officiating. Burial was to be in Holly Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. E.G. Colbert and Miss Vesta Gray Clemmons, both of Houston, Tex. and 5 grandchildren. McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Clenney, Jerry

Funeral services for Jerry Clenney, 59, of Corinth, are set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Burcham officiating. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Clenney died Sunday, June 3, 2007, at his home. He attended Strickland Baptist Church and enjoyed serving as an auctioneer, dealing in furniture and antiques and spending time with family and his pet dog, Patches. He was regarded as a great husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Willie Mae Rushing Clenney; a brother, Neil Clenny; and a sister, Mary Nellie Wallace.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Clenney; two daughters, Michelle Hopper and Cindy Mitchell, both of Lexington, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Michelle Mayhall and her husband, Robert, of Franklin, Ky.; a stepson, Randy Dotson and his wife, Peggy, of Corinth, a sister, Peggy Washburn and her husband, Frank, of Lexington, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jared Hopper, Kristen Hopper, Tiffany Mitchell, Kesha Lynn Seltzer, Bridget Leigh Seltzer, Ryley Mayhall an Ari Montana Mayhall; two great-grandchildren, Jane Mariah Dalton and William Goodwin; a brother-in-law, Everett Wallace; a sister-in-law, Louise Clenney; and special friends Tommy and Diane Mathis of Corinth.
Pallbearers are Ryley Mayhall, Chad Mathis, Brad Brooks, James Brooks, Ronnie Washburn, Shane Grice, and Derek Grice. Tommy Mathis and Randy Dotson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Clifton, Tom

Funeral services for Mr. Tom Clifton, 60, have been scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, July 18, at the Burns-Denton Chapel with Rev. Claude Fleming and Rev. John M. Causey officiating.
Clifton, assistant manager of the Corinth Gas and Water Department and a company employee for 30 years died Thursday, July 17, at 5.45 a.m. at Magnolia Hospital following an illness of 6 months.
Interment will be in the Corinth National Cemetery with Burns-Denton Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and a veteran of WWII and a member of the VFW.
Surviving are: his wife, Mrs. Beautonne S. clifton, Corinth, a son, Tony Clifton, Corinth; 2 daughters Mrs. Tom L. Epperson, Slidell, La.; Mrs. Don T. Thomas, Grand Rapids, Mich.; a brother, Charles Clifton, Corinth, and 4 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be: Bill Switzer, Bruce Brown, Dr. James Rhoades, Walt Jagodinski (Iuka, Ms.), Harold Deaton, Troy Gorman, Albert Pace, and Jimmy Hill.
Employees of Corinth Gas and Water Department will be honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donatons may be sent to the Alcorn County Chapter of the Cancer Fund or to Christ United Methodist Church.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Coke, Mrs. Josie

1914 - Mrs. Josie Coke of El Doredo, OK, wife of W.J. Coke, formally of this vicinity and merchants for many years of Gift, died.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Coler, Mrs. J.A.

MRS. J.A. COLER April, 1914. Mrs. J.A. Coler died last week from measles and was buried at Liberty Graveyard. The husband and entire family have our sympathy.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Coleman, Eddie

Eddie Coleman of 734 John St. died Wednesday night at Magnolia Hospital. He was 61.
Born in Baldwyn, Coleman was a GM&O railroad employee.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Grayson's Funeral Home with the Rev. S.M. Jones officiating. Interment will be at Forrest Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, C.L. Coleman of Memphis; a daughter, Eddie Lou Coleman of Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Grayson's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mrs. Coleman, Ella

The funeral services of the late Mrs. Ella Coleman, wife of Joe Coleman, who died at her home southwest of Corinth on Friday afternoon at 5 o'clock, were conducted Sunday by Elder J.T. Blanchard.
The servcices were largely attended, attesting the high esteem in which the deceased and her family are held, and Eld. Blanchard delivered a fitting service to her memory.
The body was laid to rest in Antioch cemetery, southeast of Corinth.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) 06 Jan 1916] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Coleman, Mrs. Joe

11-20-1953
Funeral Services were held today at 1 p.m. at Brush Creek Church for Mrs. Joe Coleman, 75, who died yesterday at 9 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Baxter Crum. The Rev. O.L. Butler conducted services. Burial was in Brush Creek Cemetery.
Deceased, a member of the Baptist church, had been in failing health for 15 years and seriously ill for six weeks.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Coleman was married to Joe Wash Coleman who preceded her in death in February, 1949.
She is survived by: two sons, W.M. coleman, and W.L. Coleman of Greensburg, La; three daughters, Mrs. Vennie Crum, Mrs. Bonnie Hare, Mrs. Rosetta Mathis, all of Kossuth; one brother, Ed Tennyson, Corinth; one half brother, Frank Tennyson, Hornsby Tenn.; and several grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Coleman, Loyd

1/15/1969
Loyd Kenderick Coleman, farmer, former deputy sheriff of Alcorn County, a former city policeman, died at 2:30 a.m. today in Magnolia Hospital. He was 56.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. thursday in Coleman Memorial Chapel with the Rev. T.E. Shelton and the Rev. Leonard Jumper officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Born in Alcorn County, Coleman was a member of Gaines Chapel Methodist Church. He also was a member of the Mississippi Peace Officers Association.
Coleman is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Steen Coleman; two sons, Jerry Loyd Coleman and Kenneth S. Coleman, both of Corinth; a brother, Bert Coleman of Corinth; three sisters, Mrs. Clyde Meeks of Corinth, Mrs. Lillian Braddock of Meridian and Mrs. Grace Tankersley of Jackson, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
The body will remain at Coleman Funeral Home until time for the services.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Coleman, Martha Ann

Mrs. Martha Ann Coleman, 56, of Kossuth, died December 29 after an extended illness. She was a Methodist.
Funeral services were held January 1 at City Road CME Methodist Church with the Rev. Ezell Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Ann - Dilworth Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Hillie Coleman; a daughter, Mrs. Magaline Windom of Corinth; four brothers, John Taylor and Wilber Taylor, both of Toledo, Ohio, Hinton Taylor of Cleveland, Ohio; five sisters, Mrs. Lorna Walker, Miss Cora Taylor, Mrs. Flora Norman and Mrs. Gerty Lee Traywick, all of Cleveland and Mrs. Dora Stovall of Dayton; and one grandchild.
Lusk Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Coleman, Winnie Mae

Funeral services for Winnie Mae Pickard Coleman, 90, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Bucatunna Baptist Church, in Meridian, with the Rev. Buddy Braddock and the Rev. Derrick Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Ford Cemetery.
Mrs. Coleman died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Corinth. She was a hardworking homemaker and was greatly loved by her family. She was an active member of Bucatunna Baptist Church until she moved to Corinth to be with her daughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Chester Coleman; one son, Jimmy Coleman; an infant daughter, Dorothy Sue Coleman; son-in-law, Jimmy Gardner; an infant grandson, Kenneth Michael Gardner; her parents, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Gardner of Corinth, one son, Ronald Coleman of Whynot; daughter-in-law, Virginia Coleman of Whynot; one brother, Ladell Pickard and wife Lanelle of McComb; grandchildren, Sharon seal and husband Jimmy of Whynot, Phillip Coleman and wife Michelle of Whynot, Jeff Gardner and his wife Tracy, Brian Gardner and his wife, Frieda, Mark Gardner, and wife Shelia, all of Corinth; seven great-grandchildren, Kristy, Pace and husband Damon, Cassie Wing and husband Rodney of Whynot, Will Gardner, JonMark Gardner, Jennifer Gardner, Brandon Gardner and Coleman Gardner, all of Corinth; and two great-great grandchildren, Darby Kate Pace of Collinsville and Shelby Ann Wing of Whynot.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Coleman's grandsons, Jeff Gardner, Brian Gardner, Mark Gardner, Phillip Coleman, Damon Pace and Rodney Wing.
Visitation was held Wednesday at James F. Webb Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bucatunna Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 10806 County Road 514, Meridian, MS 39301 or to a charity of your choice.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.jamesfwebb.com.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Collier, Mrs. Elizabeth Young

January, 1916 - It is with much sadness that we chronicle the death last week of Mrs. Elizabeth Young Collier, of Corinth. She was a most estimable Christian woman, connected by blood and by marriage with many of the best families of the community and her loss will be sadly felt. Funeral services were conducted from the First Methodist Church.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Coln, James

03/27/72
James Moorah Coln, 88, of Rt. 6, Corinth, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at his home.
A former justice of the peace, bailiff and deputy sheriff, Coln was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Sardis Primitive Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Strickland Church of Christ with Marvin Rainey and Clifford Rinehart officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie L. Coln; five sons, C.B. Coln Lester Coln, both of Corinth, Hubert Coln of West Memphis, Ark., J.T. Coln of Glen and Clyde Coln of Jackson Miss.; two daughters, Mrs. Opal Stevens of Corinth and Mrs. Lucille Lillie of Brooksport, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Elvin Browder of Michie and Mrs. Ora Sample of Florence, Ala.; 22 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Pall bearers will be Ronald Coln, Ralph Coln, Raburn Coln, Jimmy Perry, Olen Coln, Murry Wayne Coln and Marlin Coln.
McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Conn, Morris

Remains Laid to Rest
The funeral services of the lamented Morris Conn, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Conn, who died at his home in the wouthwestern part of the county, were conducted Saturday in the presence of a large assembly of mourning relatives and friends.
Services very beautiful were conducted by Reb. B.P. Fullilove pastor of the Methodist church at Rienzi, and the body was laid to rest in the family burying ground in the Dilworth cemetery.
The child was six years old, and is the second child to have been lost by the parents within the past few weeks. They are extended the most profound sympathy of their hosts of friends throughout the community.

[ The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 06 Jan 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Cornelius, Chas.

1897 - Chas. Cornelius, on last Tuesday night died at his home near Salem. He leaves a wife and two children to grieve the loss of a loving father and husband.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Cornelius, Marvin

Rienzi – Services for Donald Marvin Cornelius Sr., 80, are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Eastview Pentecostal Church. Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church.
Mr. Cornelius died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at his home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission. Submitted: 19 Sep 2021 transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Cotton, Mrs. Audie B. Gray

Mrs. Audie B. Gray Cotton, 1615 E. Third Street, died last night at 7:15 o’clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray, Shiloh Road, following a year of failing health and two months of serious illness. She was 43 years of age.
Mrs. Cotton was a native of Tishomingo county, Miss., and was a member of the Presbyterian church. She was married to Frank Ethridge Cotton in August, 1922, who survives. Mrs. Cotton was well and favorably known in the community by a host of friends and relatives who are grieved to learn of her death.
Funeral service will be held from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray on the Shiloh Road Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with Rev. James Gregory, Rev. D.L. Hill, and Dr. T.W. Young officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery with McPeter’s Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray of Corinth; one son, Frank Cotton of Pittsburg, Pa.; two brothers, Alton Gray of Corinth and Paul Gray of Warrington, Fla., three sisters, Mrs. Jessie Parker of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Carrmen Harrison of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Olivia Dickson of Warrington, Fla.; and other relatives.
Pall bearers will be Paul Jones, Herring Joyce, Lester Kingsley, Frank Buchanan, Herman Nelms, Harry Smal, Jimmie Biggers and Leroy Scott.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Covey, Elvin

Funeral services for Elvin Covey, 65 of Route 3, Corinth, were to b de held at 2 p.m. today at Coleman Memorial Chapel officiated by George E. Coleman. Burial was to be in Pyburn Cemetery in Hardin County, Tenn.
The retired sawmill and native of Hardin County died at 11:30 p.m. Friday in Memphis Veterans Hospital. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include a brother, Bill Covey of Corinth, and a sister, Mrs. Clarence B. Wallace, Corinth.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Covey, Mrs. Mackie Mae

Mrs. Mackie Mae Covey, Rt. 2, Corinth, died at her home this morning at 10:15 after an illness of three weeks. She was 72.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Pyburn Union Church, eight miles south of Savannah, with the Rev. Arthur Smith officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Perkins Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Covey was a native of Hardin County was a native of Hardin County, Tenn., and was a member of the Baptist Church. She was married in 1899 to G.B. Covey, who survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, W.R. and Elvin Covey, both of Route 2, Corinth; one daughter, Mrs. Mildred Wallace, Rt. 3, Corinth; one brother, Jones Porter, Wardell, Mo., three sisters, Mrs. Taylor Franks, Mrs. Wheeler Falls, and Mrs. H.H. Falls, all of Savannah.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Creason, Mrs. Rexie Mae Lane

Died Wednesday at Her Residence.
Corinth – Mrs. Rexie Mae Lane Creason,, 76, died at her residence early Wednesday morning of an apparent heart attack.
She was the widow of Dee Creason and a member of the Corinth First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Wigul and the Rev. Sam Morris officiating.
burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.
Survivors include two sons, Ed and Donnie Creason, both of Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. George Stephenson, Corinth; three brothers, Raymond, Ruby and Rudy Lane, all of Paducah, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. Roxie Siebert, Paducah; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Crum, Mary Phillips

Mrs. Mary Phillips Crum, 78, of 1708 Foote St, Corinth, died at 9:00 a.m. yesterday at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness. She was the widow of Mark Crum.
Mrs. Crum was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church.
Funeral services were to be held today at 2:00 p.m.at Tippah Shiloh Methodist church with the Rev. Bill Talley officiating. Burial was to be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Berlean Mathis of Corinth; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Crum of Corinth, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society], used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Crum, Robert

Robert Lee Crum, 51, of Route 6, corinth, died at 9 p.m. yesterday at Kennedy VA Hospital, Memphis Tenn., after a long illness.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs, Letha R. Crum, and his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Crum all of Route 6.
Crum was a Mason, a World War II Veteran and a member of South Corinth Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church with the Reverends V. L. Hardy, Glenn Smith and Harris Counce, Jr., officiating.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery. Trustees and deacons of South Corinth Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society], used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Crum, William

William Bruce Crum, age 77, of Route 5, Corinth died yesterday at the home of his daughter in Leland, Ill.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Brush Creek Baptist Church with burial in Brush Creek Cemetery with Rev. W.E. Sharp and Rev. Lester Spencer officiating.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elsie Forsythe, Leland Ill., two sons, Floyd Crum of Corinth and Ewell Crum, Aurora Ill.; three brothers, Lex Crum and Howard Crum, both of Walnut and rob Crum of Corinth; a sister, Mrs. Emma Garrett, Walnut, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The body will remain at the residence until time for services.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society], used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Cummings, Brent

Funeral services for Brent Edward Cummings, 29, of Corinth, are set for 2 p.m. Thursday at Holly Baptist Church with the Revs. Merl Dixon, Alvin Jones and Don Lawrence officiating. Burial will be at Holly Cemetery.
Mr. Cummings died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He attended the Church of God of Prophecy. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed using him computer, dealing with electronic items and collecting movies.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Henry Cummings; his maternal grandparents, James and Effie Gray; and an aunt, Eula Stutts.
Survivors include his parents, Roy Edward Cummings and Dian Gray Cummings of Corinth; his paternal grandmother, Mary Annie Cummings of Corinth; seven aunts, Mary Prather, Delores Bobo and her husband, Dave, Shirley Smith, Linda Austin and her husband, Steve, Martha Wooten and her husband, Vernon, Joyce Brock and her husband, James, and Charlotte Gray; seven uncles, Benny Cummings, Jerry Cummings, Terry Cummings, Jimmy Gray and his wife, Helen, Donnie Gray and his wife, Tina, Ray Gray, and Billy Stutts; and others including two special cousins, Tyler Thomas and Kim Austin Mills.
Pallbearers are Randy Bobo, Jeff Bobo, Dr. Darwin Wooten, Chris Wooten, Chad Mills, Brent Mills and Eden Brock.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Susie & Harold Johnson] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Cunningham, R.H.

Services for Robert Hamilton Cunningham, retired farmer of Harper Road, were held Sunday at Harper Road Christian Church. Burial was in Henry Cemetery with McPeters Mortuary in charge. He was 79.
Mr. Cunningham died at Community Hospital after a 2-year illness.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Minnie D. Cunningham; three sons, William David Cunningham of East Lansing, Michigan, Robert Cunningham and Cecil Cunningham, both of Lansing; three daughters, Mrs. Norman Skinner of Flint, Michigan, Mrs. Hazel Dixon and Mrs. Omera Weeks, both of Lansing; two half brothers, Winter Cunningham and Cutcher Cunningham, both of Meridian; three half sisters, Mrs. Hortense Moody, Mrs. Mable Byrd and Mrs. Eula Mae White, all of Meridian; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Curry, William "Bill"

Corinth – Willie “Bill” Curry, 73 died Monday, May 30, 1994, at the Magnolia Hospital after a brief illness. He was a retired employee of Memphis Equipment Co, a World War II veteran, a Mason, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Corinth.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Forrest Hill Funeral Home in Memphis with Bro. Mike Crook officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Hill Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Heidi Irene Curry of Corinth; two daughters, Linda Jackson of Memphis and Patsy sides of Victoria; one stepdaughter, Garlene Walker of Bartlett, Tenn.; two sons, Ricky Curry of Philadelphia and Richard Curry of Georgia; two stepsons, Jim Shackelford of Memphis and Dan Shackleford of Dallas, Texas; eight sisters; 12 grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, one great-grandchild.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Dalton, Arthur

1956
Final rites for Arthur C. Dalton, 65-year-old resident of Kossuth, were conducted yesterday at 2 p.m. at Kossuth Methodist Church. Revs. M.L. Prewitt and Smith Whiteside presided with interment following in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. McPeters of Corinth was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Dalton died of a sudden heart attack Sunday at 6 p.m., at his home in Kossuth.
He was a native of this county and had been self-employed as a blacksmith. Deceased was married on Dec. 27, 1914, to the former Miss Dora Rinehart of Biggersville, who survives.
Other survivors include: Two sons, Adolph Dalton, Corinth and Arthur C. Dalton, Kossuth; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Osborn, Russelville, Ala.; two brothers, Walker Dalton, Rienzi; and L.S. Dalton, Summit, Miss.; two sisters, Mrs. J.D. Rineheart, Rienzi, and Mrs. Addie Mills, Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Pall Bearers were J.H. Meeks, Wesley Moore Collins Ross, Elmer Parker, Albert Mills, Claymon Carter, Leon Potts and June Russell.

[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Derryberry, Todd

1966
Todd Anthony Derryberry, five month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hillard Derryberry, Rt. 1, Corinth, died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the residence.
Services were to be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Chewalla Baptist Church with the Rev. James Moore officiating. Burial was to follow in Indian Creek Cemetery.
Surviving, along with the parents, were his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Derryberry and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Smith, all of Corinth.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Dickerson, Frank Z.

Services for Frank Z. Dickerson of Hickory flat community were scheduled to be held this afternoon at 4:00 o'clock, at the Wheeler Grove church with Reverend M.L. Pruitt in charge. Mr. Dickerson, a farmer, died at 12:30 p.m. yesterday at his home of what was described by physicians as a heart attack. He was 67 years of age.
Interment was to be in the Wheeler Grove Cemetery.
Mr Dickerson was born at Ramer, Tenn., but spent most of his life in Alcorn County where he was self-employed as a farmer. He was married to Florence Evans, who preceded him in death in 1920, and later to Pauline Rogers, who died in 1932. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He leaves three sons, Robert Dickerson and E.R. Dickerson, of Corinth, and Joe Dickerson, who is with the U.S. Navy in Germay; one daughter, Mrs. Raymond Nunley of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Walter Dickerson of Memphis, Tenn., and Ramer Dickerson of Hickory Flat; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were to be George Chambers, Frank Hinton, Archie Wamsley, Bill Miskelley, Millard Phillips and James Evans.
Perkins Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Dillinger, Rose

Corinth - Rosea “Rose” Flavel Green Dillinger, 68, died Wednesday, September 28, 1994, as the result of an automobile accident.
She was born in Prentiss County and lived in Corinth for 41 years. She was a member of the Tate Street Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. today at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Warnock and brother Excail Burleson officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Corinth.
Survivors include her husband, Fred B. Dillinger of Corinth; two sons, Larry Dillinger and his wife, Margaret, of Corinth, and Bruce Dillinger and his wife, Ginger, of Corinth; five grandchildren, Jennifer Dillinger Simmons, Ben Dillinger, Lanney Dillinger, Meredith Dillinger and Will Dillinger.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission. Submitted 19 Sep 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dillon, James Ketchum

James Ketchum Dillon, 54, 1710 E. 6th St., Corinth, died yesterday afternoon as the result of an apparent heart attack suffered at Sturgis Newport in Corinth, where he was employed.
Funeral services will be tomorrow, Nov. 3, at 1:30 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Jim Bryant and Marvin Rainy. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park. Coleman Funeral directors will be in charge.
He leaves his wife, Mildred Fowler Dillon, one daughter Mrs. Jessie J. King, Corinth; two stepdaughters, Mrs. THomas Huff, Memphis; Mrs. Harold Broadway Corinth; two brothers, Henry Dillon, Savannah, Tenn.; George Dillon, Memphis; 3 sisters, Mrs. Nell Jarnagin, Mrs. Elizabeth Alexander, Mrs. Dorothy McDuffy, all of Corinth.
He was a member of the N. Corinth Baptist Church and WW II veteran. He belonged to the American Legion and VFW Post.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, Edith

1984 - Services for Edith Flanagin Dixon, 60, were held Tuesday morning at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Dixon died Monday at the Northeast Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired owner and manager of a grocery store.
Burial was in the Henry Cemetery. The Rev. Carroll Kenley officiated.
Survivors include her husband, James W. Dixon Sr. of Corinth, two daughters, Mrs. Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Mrs. Patricia Lancaster of Madison, Ala.; a son, James W. Dixon Jr. Of Counce, Tenn.; her mother, Mrs. Maggie Flanagin of Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Gordon Estes, Ralph Seay, Buford Lancaster, David Byrd, Doug Simmons and Jimmy Caldwell.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 16 Oct 1984] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, Edith

1984
Services for Edith Flanagin Dixon, 60, were held Tuesday morning at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Dixon died Monday at the Northeast Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired owner and manager of a grocery store.
Burial was in the Henry Cemetery. The Rev. Carroll Kenley officiated.
Survivors include her husband, James W. Dixon Sr. of Corinth, two daughters, Mrs. Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Mrs. Patricia Lancaster of Madison, Ala.; a son, James W. Dixon Jr. Of Counce, Tenn.; her mother, Mrs. Maggie Flanagin of Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Gordon Estes, Ralph Seay, Buford Lancaster, David Byrd, Doug Simmons and Jimmy Caldwell.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 16 Oct 1984] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, James W.

1989
Services for James W. "J.W." Dixon, 66, were held at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.
He died Friday, Sept. 29, 1989, at Magnolia Hospital after a three-week illness. He was a retired merchant, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, Mississippi/Tennessee Peace Officers Association, and served as Assistant Chief of Police of Corinth for 13½ years.
Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. Officiating were the Revs. Doyle Caldwell and Dennis Smith.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Dixon of Corinth; two daughters, Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla.; one brother, Gaines Hill Dixon of Cairo, Ill.; two sisters, Stella Dees of Biggersville and Lillie Wamsley of Corinth and four grandchildren.
McPeters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 2 Oct 1989] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon. James William Jr. (Jimmy)

2001
GLEN - James William Dixon Jr., 44, maintenance worker for Intex Plastics Corp., died of smoke inhalation Wednesday at his home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home with burial in Henry Cemetery. He was a Baptist.
He leaves a daughter, Lindsay Brooke Dixon, and a son, James William 'Jake' Dixon III, both of Glen; and two sisters, Jamie Dixon Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Dixon Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla. The family requests that memorials be sent to the Children of Jimmy Dixon Memorial Fund at Peoples Bank.
[Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN), 08 Dec 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, Joseph E.

Joseph E. Dixon, 69, Rt. 3, Corinth, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital at Memphis. He was a retired employee with the Southern Railroad Company.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Assembly of God Church with interment in Oakwood Cemetery at Sheffield, Ala.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ethyl Dixon; three sons, Wallace Dixon of Clinton, La., Gary Dixon of Corinth and Orlisa Farris of Alfany, Miss; a brother, Elmo Dixon of Ramer, Tenn.; four sisters, Mrs. Jennie Pittman of Memphis, Mrs. Rosa Burrow of Ramer, Mrs. Ruth Reanes of Columbus, S.C., and Mrs. Ruby Osborne of Sheffield; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The body will remain at Coleman Funeral Home until 12 p.m.

[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society], used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Dodd, James

Funeral services for James Roy Dodd, 74, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at McPeters Chapel with Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be held in Henry Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. Thursday. Mr. Dodd died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Alcorn County Care Inn. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a charter member of Fort Robinett VFW Post #3962. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and First Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, James Andre Dodd of McComb; a daughter, Myra D. Byrnes of Corinth; a sister, Helen Davenport of Greenville; and five grandchildren, Emily Alayne Dodd and Richard Covington Dodd of McComb, and Brett Michael Byrnes, Rebecca Renee Byrnes and Mary Anne Byrnes of Corinth. Mr. Dodd was preceded in death by three sons, Homer, Albert and Arlie Taylor; two brothers, Ralph and Hoyt Dodd; and a sister, Loraine Lindsey.
[Obituary transcribed by Tamy Nichols and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Driskell, Harley Thoms

December 11, 1967 - Services for Mr. Driskell were held at Liberty Church of Christ and burial was in the adjoining cemetery. Driskell, 39, was born in McNairy Co., TN. He died in Memphis at the Veterans Hospital after an illness of 18 months. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a truck driver and a graduate of McNairy County Schools. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Shellie Scott Driskell, whom he married 12/8/1952 in Tishomingo County; his mother, Mrs. Gladys Driskell Briley of Corinth; two sons, Tommy Joe Driskell and Harley Marshall Driskell both of Corinth; two daughters, Barbara Yvonne Driskell and Nancy Dianne Driskell, both of Corinth; his grandmother, Mrs. Minnie Glover of Michie, TN; a brother, William Earl Driskell of Michie; and a sister, Mrs. Doria Fowler of Michie.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Duncan, James

James Duncan, 903 King Street, died June 10. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Lusk Funeral Home with Rev. R.L. Owen officiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Eliza Miller and stepfather, Dee Miller of Corinth; a daughter, Beverly Claira, Memphis, two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Limon, Savannah, Tenn. And Mrs. Maggie Hughes, Detroit, Mich. And one granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Clarence Jackson L.V. Weeks, Bud Asbury, Pearl Jester, Luke Stegir and Frost Stanford.
Lusk Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Earnest, Charlyne

Funeral services for Charlyne Bernice Earnest, 81, of Corinth, are set for 10 a.m. today at Hight Funeral Home with Chaplin Charles Coggins officiating. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Earnest died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in Corinth. She was a master flower gardener and a gourmet cook who enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to country and western music and traveling with her husband. She worked in civil service with the U.S. military and had technical training with the military. She was also a dog trainer.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Sue Rogers; her parents, Tolbert and Blanche Smith; a brother, Lenny William Smith; and sisters Veatrice "Wes" Bullard, Lula Agnes "Bob" Fortenberry, Vodie Johnson, Clara Fortenberry Hall, Lucille "Locket" Mayhall, Marjorie Latzel and Sue Cole.
Survivors include her husband, Harold G. "Earnie" Earnest; one sister, Nell Sunderland; granddaughters Kristie R. Spencer and Amanda Rogers Dill; and great-grandchildren Jereme Johnson, Jenger Johnson and Rebecca Katharine Rogers Dill.
Pallbearers are Joshua Dill, Jereme Johnson, Jerry Johnson, Dale Fortenberry, Ronnie Mathis and Ronald Strom. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Joe Childers and Horace Yearber.
Visitation was Thursday night.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Elam, Allen

Funeral services for Allen Elam, 77, Rt. 3, Corinth, were held Sunday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Lone Oak Baptist Church. Officiating were the Revs. Hardy West and Lester Spencer. Interment was in the Lone Oak Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Mr. Elam died at 5:30 a.m., Sept. 26, at St. Joseph's hospital in Memphis. He had been ill for about two weeks. He was born in Alcorn County and was a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Elam was a former elected bailiff and a deputy sheriff in Alcorn County. He was a retired sawmiller and farmer.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lillian Potts Elam, Corinth; four sons, David Elam, Bobby Elam, Kenneth Elam and Russell Elam all of Corinth; five daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Kiddy and Mrs. Wanda Nash both of Corinth; Mrs. Hatties Wilhite, Mrs. Lottie Warren and Mrs. Vernice Drewry all of Memphis, Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. Mattie Studdard, Corinth; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Ellsworth, William

William D. Ellsworth, 83, Route 6, Corinth, died Dec. 8 at Hospital after an extended illness.
Services were Sunday at 2 p.m. at Salem Christian Church with burial in Salem Cemetery with Rev. Hershel Duncan officiating.
He is survived by 2 sons, Billy Ellsworth and Brodie Ellsworth both of Corinth; 2 daughters, Mrs. Tissue Hancock, Corinth and Mrs. Lizzie Rodgers, Clarksdale, Miss. 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Robert Page, Larry Page, David Page, Bilbo Smith, Steve Smith, and T.B. Smith.
McPeters was in charge of arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Dec 1972] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Emerson, Mrs. Leetaugh

Mrs. Emerson Rites Friday - She Was Former Corinth Resident
Corinth – Mrs. Leetaugh Emerson, 83, of Memphis died at 4 a.m. Wednesday at her home.
Mrs. Emerson was a former resident of Corinth. She was a retired employee of Weaver’s Pants Factory in Corinth.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday from Burns-Denton Chapel. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Acton, Tenn.
She is survived by one son, Robert Emerson of Durham, N.H.; three daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Clark of Memphis, Mrs. Robert Utley of Mobile, Ala. And Mrs. Louise Bryan of Portsmouth, N.H.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Emmons, Mrs. Bessie

Mrs. Bessie Emmons, 90 of Rt. 2, Corinth died Wednesday at the Care Inn Nursing Home after an illness of several years. Mrs. Emmons was the widow of the late tom Emmons of Corinth.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 20 at the McPeters Chapel with Rev. Paul Young officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Mrs. Emmons was a member of Gaines Chapel Methodist Church.
Survivors include a sister Miss Claudie Strickland and two nieces, Mrs. J.C. Perkins of Corinth and Mrs. A.B. Patterson of Memphis, Tenn.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Emmons, Ernest

E.E. Emmons, 59, native and life-long resident of Alcorn county, died at the Corinth hospital following an illness of a year. Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery. Mr. Emmons was a member of the Church of Christ. In 1906 he was married to Miss Ethel Voyles, who survives. Besides his widow he is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Emmons of Memphis, TN, two sons, George Emmons of Memphis and Eugene Emmons of Warren, OH; a daughter, Mrs. Vera Brooks of Warren, OH; six brothers, K.L. Emmons of Washington, D.C., O.O. Emmons of Memphis, Fred Emmons of Meridian, MS, William M. Emmons of Atlanta, GA, A.C. Emmons and H.H. Emmons of Memphis; three sisters, Mrs. W.F. Seago of Corinth, Miss Bonnie Emmons of Memphis and Mrs. Herbert Parrish of Clarksdale, MS. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Emmons, Mrs. Ethel

Mrs. Emmons, 70, died at Baptist Hospital. A native of Corinth, Mrs. Emmons moved to Memphis 10 years ago to make her home with a daughter, Mrs. Vera Brooks. She was a member of Olive Avenue Pentecostal Church. She also leaves two sons, George Emmons and Eugene Emmons, both of Memphis; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Hardin, Mrs. Telia King and Mrs. Jenny Morgan, all of Corinth; four brothers, Ed Voyles, Anderson Voyles, John Voyles and Allen Voyles, all of Corinth; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Emmons, George

February 28, 1972 - George W. Emmons, 63, of Memphis, died after an apparent heart attack. A retired lumber inspector with Chapman Dewey Lumber Co. at Memphis, Emmons was a native of Alcorn County. He and his wife were in the process of moving back to Corinth yesterday when he suffered the fatal heart attack. He was pronounced dead at Magnolia Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Harvell Emmons; three sons, Lt. Col. B.J. Emmons of Germany, Bobby Emmons of Memphis and William George Emmons of Tupelo; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Ray and Mrs. Wanda Smith, both of Memphis; a sister, Mrs. Vera Brooks of Memphis and 10 grandchildren.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Emmons, Tom

Thomas C. (Tom) Emmons, 81, died this morning at his home following two months of failing health. Emmons, a farmer, also served as supervisor of the First District of Alcorn County for two terms. He was born in McNairy Co., TN. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. He was married on July 16, 1902 to Hessie Strickland, who survives. Other survivors include several nieces and nephews.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Estill, Ernestine Rowsey

Ernestine Rowsey Estill was born June 16, 1914 in McNairy County, Tennessee the daughter of the late George Washington and Mary Bell Phillips Rowsey. She was united in marriage to Hubert Estill, who preceded her in death on December 31, 2001. Mrs. Estill was retired from retail sales, and was a member of the Strickland Church of Christ in Corinth, Mississippi. She and Mr. Estill were married for 72 years prior to his death. One of her greatest joys in life was cooking for her family, who she loved very much. Mrs. Estill departed this life on May 2, 2006 in Iuka, Mississippi at the age of 91 Years, 10 Months, 16 Days. She is survived by a daughter, Nelda Killingsworth of Tupelo Mississippi; two sons Wayne Estill of Corinth Mississippi and Rabon Estill of Goodlettsville Tennessee; eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Estill was preceded in death by a daughter, Ripple Gregory; a son Billy Frank Estill; a granddaughter, 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
["Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal" (Tupelo, Mississippi), May 2006] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Fare, Mable

Tuesday's Daily - Mrs. Mabel Fare, wife of John Fare, residing in the Theo neighborhood, ten miles west of Corinth, died this morning at 3 o'clock, after an illness of several days. Deceased was well known in the Theo community, and also throughout the county. She was about 25 years old, and is survived by her husband and one small child.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, and interment held in Baptist Shiloh Cemetery in that neighborhood.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) 01 July 1915]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Felker, Mary B.

April, 10, 1972 - Mrs. Mary B. Felker, 80, of Rt. 6, Corinth died Monday at 8:50 p.m. She was the widow of T.Z. Felker.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at McPeters Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Grisham officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include four sons, Clyde Felker of Corinth, Woodrow W. Felker of Elmhurst, Ill., Thomas Lester Felker of Jacksonville, Ark., and Herman Felker of Memphis; three daughters, Mrs. Lola Mae More of Wenasoga, Mrs. Maydell Ross of Corinth and Mrs. Clara Sue Thompson of Salinas, Calif.; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J.R. Miller, Larry Ross, Roy Ross, Jimmy Wilkerson, Dupree Barker and Edward Simmons.
McPeters is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Feltman, Eugene

Funeral services for Duggar Eugene Feltman, 54 were held at 1 p.m. Monday at Corinthian Funeral Home with the Revs. Randy Jourdan and Billy Luther officiating. Burial was in forrest Memorial Park.
He died Saturday, March 29, 1997, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born Feb. 3, 1943, to Duggar James and Nellie Kate Luttrell Feltman. He was employed as a phone mechanic for Bell South Telephone Company. He was a member of Rockhill Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca W. Feltman; his parents, Duggar James and Nellie Kate Feltman of Iuka; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and Diane Feltman of San Francisco, Calif., and Rober and Jennifer Willis of Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rogenia and Greg Kiddy and Tammy and Tracy Parker, all of Corinth; a brother, Pete Feltman of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Bobbie Jourdan and Virginia Walker, both of Iuka, and Margie Forsythe of Corinth; and 12 grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Flanagan, Margaret

Funeral services for Margaret Utley Flanagan, 96, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Chapel of McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors with Eddie Lewis and Harold Gray officiating. Burial was in Henry Cemetery.
She died Friday, Nov. 12, 1993, at Magnolia Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of Foote Street Church of Christ, the V.F.W. and the American Legion Auxliary.
Mrs. Flanagan was preceded in death by her husband, W.L. Flanagan, three daughters and one son.
Survivors include seven grandchildren, Jamie Timbes and Jimmy Dixon, both of Corinth, Patricia Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla., Linda Freeman of Pickwick Dam, Tenn., Sonny Gravette of Germantown, Tenn., Vickie Upton of Columbus and Tommy Pettigrew of Bolivar, Tenn.
Pallbearers were Rudy Brooks, Boyd Armstrong, Bruce Hammer, David Sitton, Arthur Wroten and Ralph Seay.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Nov 1993] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Flanagan, William Luther

Funeral services for William Luther Flanagan, 87, will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the McPeters Funeral Chapel.
He died of a short illness at 1:00 p.m. yesterday in the Magnolia Hospital.
Ministers Lennis Nowell and Charles Curtis will officiate the services; with burial to follow in the Henry Cemetery.
He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret U. Flanagan; one daughter, Mrs. J.W. (Edith) Dixon of Counce, Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Rogers of Mesquite Texas; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers include Tommy Pettigrew, Sonny Gravette, Don Upton, Jimmy Dixon, Mike Timbes, and Jimmy Freeman.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. today until time for the services.
McPeters Funereal Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 1 Sep 1981] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Foster, Mrs. Deedie

Mrs. Deedie Foster - Services for Mrs. Deedie Foster, formerly of Corinth, Miss., mother of Mrs. Ruby Foster of Memphis, will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at McPeters Mortuary in Corinth with burial in Henry Cemetery. Mrs. Foster, who was 86, died Saturday in Plymouth, Mich.
["Commercial Appeal", (Memphis, Tenn.), 12 Nov 1968] - Submitted by Pat Lancaster
Fraley, Mrs. May Woodmansee

Funeral services for Mrs. Maye Woodmansee Fraley, 89, Corinth, have been set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McPeters Chapel. Minister Herschel McFarland will officiate. Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery in Crump, Tn.
Mrs. Fraley died at 10:40 a.m. Sunday at the Care Inn Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ for 50 years and a native of Iowa.
Survivors include a son, Leck Fraley, Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Terrell McDaniel, W.W. Purvis, Carl Vanderford, Bobby Stewart, R.L. Cook, and Charles Ray Wheeler.
Visitation will be until service time at McPeters Funeral Directors.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
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Galyean, William H., Sr

Corinth – William H. “Dubin” Galyean Sr., 77, died Monday, June 13, 1994, at his home. He was a retired painter for the Cook & Riley Co., in Nettleton, a veteran of World War II and a member of the West Corinth Baptist Church.
Services will be AT 10 A.M. Wednesday at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Mae Thompson Galyean of Corinth; his sons and daughters-in-law, William H. “Ship” and Sandra Galyean Jr. of Baltimore, Md., and John C. and Cynthia Galyean of Plano, Texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Mildred Galyean of Marble Falls, Texas; a sister-in-law, Jane Galyean of Helena, Ark.; three grandchildren, Johnny, Cindy and Christy Galyean of Plano, Texas.
Visitaton will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the renovation fund at the First Baptist Church in Corinth.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) April 27, 1916].

Glass, Martha

Martha Lindsey Baldwin Glass, 82, died Sunday, May 20, 2011, at Mississippi Care Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1928. She worked for many different garment factories over the years, and she was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Charlie Browning officiating. Burial wll be in forrest Memorial Park. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include sons, Phil Baldwin and Jerry Baldwin (Ann), both of Corinth; five grandchildren; and a brother, Sam Lindsey of Corinth.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Odell Baldwin; daughters Brenda Newton and Linda Tucker; two grandchildren; father, Earl Lindsey; mother, Kate Dodd Lindsey; brothers, Joe Lindsey, Jimmy Lindsey, Ward Lindsey and Archie Lindsey; sisters, Vera Mask, Mary Glidewell, Blanche Glidewell and Kathryn Thrasher.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time toay at the funeral home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Gookin, Grace

November 11, 1902 - Grace, the 3 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Gookin, died this morning of pneumonia. The remains were interred this afternoon in Henry cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Green, E. Jasper

1916 - Mr. Green was one of the oldest and most prominent of Alcorn's pioneer sons. He was born in Bedford Co., TN in 1844. He came to Alcorn Co. when he was about 5 years old. When the Civil War came on he joined the Confederate Army and was a gallant defender. He was prominent in the business, church and social life of the Rienzi community and was a faithful member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Florence Clark Green and by five sons and three daughters, Ed, E., Cleveland, Cliff and Walter Green, Mrs. Cullen Curlee and Misses Ruth and Jessie Green of Rienzi and Orville Green of Hugo, OK. Interment will be in the Rienzi cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Griffin, Bruce

Mr. Griffin died at the Corinth hospital following an 18 month illness. Burial will be in Henry cemetery. A member of the Harper Road Christian Church, he was married to the former Della Mae Harrington. He was an inspector for the Sunbeam Corporation in Chicago, IL for 30 years. He was 46. Survivors, his wife, Mrs. Della Griffin, Corinth; parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.C. Griffin, Corinth; one son, Bruce Griffin, Jr., Corinth; one daughter, Mrs. Sandra South, Chicago, IL; three brothers, Tillman Griffin, Corinth, John D. Griffin, Corinth, Billy Griffin, Corinth; one sister, Mrs. Frances Abernathy, Corinth.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Griffin, J.D.

December 15, 1987 - Mr. Griffin died at the Magnolia Hospital. He was a WWII veteran, a member of the VFW and the Corinth Elks Lodge. He was an Independent Insurance Agent for many years and a member of the Lutheran church. Burial will be in the Corinth National Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Irmgard Becker Griffin of Corinth; two sons, Mike Griffin of Bay Minette, AL, and Bruno Dale Griffin of Simi Valley, CA; two brothers, Billy Griffin and Tillman Griffin, both of Corinth; one sister, Mrs. Frances C. Abernathy of Corinth.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Griffin, Mary

Mrs. Mary Griffin, one of the best known women in this community, died last night at eight o'clock, at her home, one and one half miles southeast of Corinth, after an illness of some time. Deceased was the wife of Will S. Griffin and was about 40 years old.
She was a consistent member of the Methodist church, and was a devout christian character. She is survived by her husband and four children.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday and interment will be made in Box Chapel cemetery, three miles northeast of Corinth.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 20 Jan. 1916]. Submitted 28 Aug 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Griffin, Price

July 13, 1977 - Price C. Griffin, former owner of Biggers Hardware, local landowner and cattle buyer, was pronounced dead at Magnolia Hospital. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. A native of Alcorn County, Mr. Griffin, was a member of the Christian Church. He was married in 1910 to the former Bertha B. Horn who preceded him in death in 1973. He leaves three sons, Tillman Griffin, J.D. Griffin and Billy Griffin, all of Corinth; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Abernathy of Corinth; two brothers, Dewey Griffin and Claude Griffin both of Corinth; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Voyles of Corinth and Mrs. Alice Busby of Newport News, VA; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Grisham, Alice

June, 1985 - Alice Burress Grisham, 75, died in West Memphis, AR. She was a former resident of Corinth. Survivors include her husband, Everett Grisham of West Memphis; a son, Ralph Grisham, a brother, Elmer Burress of Corinth; two sisters, Grace Bata via of Corinth and Ruby Jackson of Glen.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Gurley, Mittie Maricle

December 11, 1967 - Mrs. Gurley, 70, died in Baptist Memorial hospital after an extended illness. She was born in Alcorn county and was the widow of Ed Gurley who died in 1941. Burial will be in the Union Church Cemetery. She leaves 5 sons, Joe V. Gurley, Dewey Gurley and Freeman Gurley, all of Kossuth, Morman Gurley of Cicero, IL, and Delphus Gurley of Chicago; a daughter, Mrs. Vanice Bowen of Corinth; a sister, Mrs. Ethyl Lancaster of CA; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Gurley, Mrs. Will

1914 - Mrs. Will Gurley died Friday night. She is survived by several sons and daughters, among whom is C.B. Gurley of this vicinity. She was laid to rest in the Holly cemetery, Sunday, March 22nd.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.

Guthrie, Joseph L.


1899 - Elder Joseph L. Guthrie died on Sunday, 26th ault., at his home in north Corinth from an attack of apoplexy. His health had been rather precarious for some weeks, but he was at his place of business Saturday prior to his death. He was about 65 years of age, a member of the Primitive Baptist church and had resided with his family several years in Corinth. The numerous friends throughout the country are grieved to learn of his death. The remains were laid to rest at Antioch church, seven miles south of town.
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Haley, Mrs. T.A.

Mrs. T. A. (Bettie) Haley 1605 Tishomingo Street, died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday at her home.
Surviving are a brother, Murray Homan; a granddaughter, Mrs. Shirley Gann Horton, Memphis, TN.
Funeral services were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. J. D. Holder officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Bernard Sorrell, Jeff Briggs, Orma Smith, J. T. Wilbanks, Sam Richardson, Bratton Burgess.
Honorary pallbearers: Ed Tinin, James Horton, Leondis Horton, Rufus Mathis.
Miss Haley was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and served as an officer in that organization for 30 years.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Hamlin, Esquire N.

Esquire N. Hamlin died at his home in this city last Wednesday afternoon, after a short illness; age about 70 years. Funeral services were conducted Thursday morning at the Methodist church by the pastor, Rev. W.T.J. Sullivan, proceeding thence to the Antioch burying grounds, seven miles south of Corinth. Since the year 1878 he had been a resident of Corinth, engaged in the furniture business. Prior to that time, when he was a small boy, he had lived in the Danville community, this county, and was universally known, and to know him was to respect and love him. He was a staunch and consistent member of the Methodist church, a devoted and consecrated Christian, and he always took a pronounced and active stand for whatever was for the upbuilding of the morals and the material interests of his town and country. His straightforward, honest, Christian life was a blessing to the community and a help and light to his associates; and in every phase of life he was always found up to the full measure of a Christian, neighbor and patriot. He will be sadly missed by all and his memory will be tenderly enshrined in the hearts of everyone.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 02 Oct. 1897.] used with permission. Submitted 19 Sep 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Hammett, Joseph

Funeral services for Joseph Howard Hammett, 91, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home with Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.
Mr. Hammett died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Community Hospice in Verona. He was born Oct. 30, 1916, to Scott and Lee Hammett. He was retired from TVA. He loved bird hunting, Gospel and Country music and his vegetable garden, which he loved to share with friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Richardson Hammett (died - Dec. 23, 2004); his parents; his step father, Dennis Wigginton; sisters, Leota Powers and Mabel Hannah; and his brother, Travis Wigginton.
Survivors include his sons, William H. Hammett of Corinth and Donald Ray Hammett of Oakridge, Tnn.; brother, Haffard L. Hammett of Corinth; sisters, Hilda Dowd Renegar of Winchester, Tenn., and Letra Smith of Corinth; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. tonight at Corinthian Funeral Home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Hardin, Mrs. Ella

December 8, 1979 - Mrs. Ella Hardin, 102, the oldest member of Farmington Baptist Church, died at the home of her son after a nine week illness. Mrs. Hardin was married to the former Ben Hardin, who preceded her in death in 1964. Survivors include two sons, Henry Lee Hardin and Alton Hardin, both of Corinth; one brother, Allen Voyles, Corinth; two sisters, Mrs. A.J. King and Mrs. Jenny Taylor, both of Corinth; 10 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Hardin, William

William Hoyt Hardin, 49, died in the Veterans Hospital in Memphis following an extended illness. Interment will be in Farmington Cemetery. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict and an electrician with Hutson Electric Co. for 15 years. He was a member of the Oakland Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ella V. Hardin of Corinth; a son, Lamar Hardin of Ocean Springs, TN; two brothers, Henry Lee Hardin and Alton Hardin, both of Corinth; and one grandchild.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Hastings, Roxie

Funeral Services for Roxie Ellen Hastings, 85, will be held at 2 pm. Today at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Merle Dixon, the Rev. Rufus Barnes, and the Rev. Danny McAlister officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Hastings died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a member of West Corinth Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Louise Holmes, Verdie Lee Dunn, Lois Hancock and Bobbie Glidewell, all of Corinth: 26 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon Hastings; a daughter, Jessie Gurley, and four sons, Guy Hastings, Marlin Hastings, Bill Hastings.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Harville, Stella

March 19, 1998 - Funeral services for Stella Mae Harville, 82, will be held at 1 p.m. at New Hope Church of Christ with Paul Watson officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill, Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Harville died Thursday, March 19, 1998, at Tishomingo Manor in Iuka. She was a member of New Hope Church of Christ and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, James C. Harville; one son, Jerry Harville, both of Glen; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Donovan Harville and one daughter, Virginia Dowd.
[Transcribed by Terry Nichols] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Haynie, Betty

June 4, 1998 - Funeral services for Betty Jane Choate Haynie, 57, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers Ronald Choate (nephew) and Brad Dillingham officiating. Burial will be in Haynie Cemetery in the Strickland Community. Mrs. Haynie died June 4, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a member of Strickland Church of Christ and lived here her lifetime. She loved her family and friends and took care of everyone and loved the Lord. Survivors include her mother and step-father, Altha Choate Givens and Harold Givins; two sons and one daughter-in-law, George Stanley and Jeanie Haynie and Clarence Ray Haynie; three daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Jane and Larry Wiginton, Tina Marie and Michael Brown and Kelly Jean and Michael Chamblee, all of Corinth; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Linda Eubanks of Glen, Shirley and Alton Hallman of Phil Campbell, Ala. and Charlotte and Billy Montgomery of Walnut; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, W. H. "Bill" and Doris Haynie of Corinth; two sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary and Richard Walls and Doris Choate, all of Corinth; two grandchildren, Stanley Keith Haynie and Edward Jacob Key, both of Corinth and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be Audie Parker, Travis Smith, David White, Tony Choate, Larry Hallman, and Michael Chamblee. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Brown and Eric Woodruff. She was preceded in death by her father, Odell Choate; her husband, Clarence Stanley Haynie; two grandchildren, Timothy Wayne Wiginton and Ashley Pearl Wiginton; three brothers, Raymond Choate, Irvin James Choate and Odell Leon Choate; one brother-in-law, Big Al Eubanks; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence Haynie and Minnie Pearl Smith Haynie.
[Transcribed by Terry Nichols] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Hester, Mrs. Lula Jane

Mrs. Lula Jane Hester Died This Morning
Mrs. Lula Jane Hester, beloved wife of E.D. Hester, died this morning at her late residence on Meiggs street after an illness of some time. Mrs. Hester was originally from Bethel Springs, Tennessee, but has been making her home in Corinth recently.
Deceased was 39 years old and is survived by her husband and three children.
The remains will be shipped to Bethel Springs, Tenn., where interment will be held.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.) 06 April 1916.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Hill, Frank H.

November 1902 - Frank Hill died in Atlanta of typhoid fever. Mr. Hill, during his residence in Corinth of several years, was connected with the office of W.H. Nance & Co., as bookkeeper. Everyone liked Frank Hill for his many excellent traits of character. Gentle and kind, open hearted and free, a gentleman at all times, a friend that could be depended upon, he will be missed from the busy walks of life, and above all from the home of a Christian mother whose life was devoted to her beloved son's welfare.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Hooker, Franklin Steen

Three Year Old Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hooker Dead - Franklin Steen, 3-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hooker died at their home this morning about 4 o’clock, five miles west of Corinth, after an illness of only a few hours. The child was taken ill last night at 9 o’clock with an attack of membranous croup and survived until 4 o’clock this morning. He was a very bright child and will be sadly missed by his parents and others in that community. He is survived by his father and mother and three sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock, and interment made in Holly cemetery.
[The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 29 April 1915]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, D.B. Sr.

September 9, 1937 - D.B. Horn, Sr., who died at the home of his son was interred at Henry cemetery. Mr. Horn, 81, had retired a number of years ago from active life. He had been critically ill for about a week preceding his death which resulted from heart failure. Born in Tennessee, he had moved to Corinth at an early age with his parents. Surviving him are his wife and six children, D.B. Horn, Jr., D.A. Horn, Mrs. Vennie Archer, Mrs. George W. White, Mrs. D.N. Furtick, Mrs. Price Griffin, all of this county, and one sister, Mrs. Ann Ballard, of Commerce, Texas. Fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, David

December 5, 1941 - David "Buster" Horn, 55, well known farmer, livestock man and civic worker for many years died. Interment will be in Henry Cemetery. A native of Alcorn County, member of one of the oldest families in this section, Mr. Horn had resided here all of his life. He was a member of Foote Street Church of Christ joining in 1902. In 1907 he married Miss Mattie Voyles who survives. To this union was born two sons and a daughter, all of whom survive. Besides his widow he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jewel Burress; two sons, Leslie T. Horn, who is connected with the safety department of the Tennessee Valley Authority and Hoyt Horn, circuit court clerk of Alcorn County; a brother, D.B. Horn; and four sisters, Mrs. G.W. White, Mrs. P.C. Griffin, Mrs. Vennie Archer and Mrs. Dan Furtick all of Alcorn county. He is also survived by four grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, Dolmer

January 16, 1969 - Dolmer Barnhill Horn, 77, Alcorn county cattleman, farmer and landowner, died at Magnolia Hospital. He had been ill 6 months. Burial will be in Henry cemetery. Born in Alcorn county, Horn was a Christian. Horn is survived by three sisters, Mrs. P.C. Griffin and Mrs. George W. White, both of Corinth, and Mrs. Vennie Ross of Jackson, Mississippi.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, Hoyt

1984 - Hoyt Horn, 75, died at Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis after a two month illness. Mr. Horn was treasurer of West Corinth Baptist church, a realtor, and a landowner. He served as Circuit Court Clerk from 1940-1948. A former school teacher, he was a member of the Corinth City School Board. He was a graduate of Kossuth High School and Memphis State University. Burial will be in Henry cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Margaret Ann Horn, of Anchorage, Alaska; two sons, Larry Horn of Tennessee, and Ralph Horn of Memphis; a sister, Mrs. Jewel Burress of Corinth; a brother, Les Horn of Corinth; and five grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, Mrs. Hoyt

Mrs. Hoyt Horn, a faithful and beloved member of West Corinth Baptist Church, and former teacher in literary schools of Alcorn county, died at the Corinth Hospital. She was a native of this county and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sherard of Corinth. She was married to Hoyt Horn on June 18, 1937 and leaves three children. Burial will be in Henry cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Hoyt Horn of West Corinth; two sons, Larry and Ralph Horn of West Corinth; a daughter, Margaret Ann Horn, of West Corinth; two brothers, Aubrey Sherard of Eupora, Mississippi, and Harold Sherard of Columbus, Mississippi; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sherard of Corinth.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Horn, Laura Francis Emmons

December 7, 1947 - Mrs. Horn died suddenly at her home. She was 87 and had not been ill. She was a native to Alcorn county and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was married March 25, 1876 to David B. Horn, who preceded her in death September 5, 1937. Burial was in Henry cemetery. She leaves one son, Dolmer Horn of Corinth; four daughters, Mrs. G.W. White and Mrs. P.C. Griffin of Corinth, Mrs. J.C. Ross of Kossuth and Mrs. Dan Furtick of Corinth; two brothers, W.E. Emmons of Memphis and Tom.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Hughes, James Cliff

James Cliff Hughes of Kossuth died Wednesday at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness at the age of 62.
Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sallye G. Hughes, a son, James C. Hughes, Jr., Kossuth, a daughter, Mrs. Sarah H. Mathis, Ripley, Mississippi, two sisters, Mrs. Brewer Tomlinson, and Mrs. Ferol H. Coleman, both of Kossuth.
He is also survived by two grandchildren; Lori Mathis and Patrick Mathis.
Pall Bearers will be Merril Cartwright, Lloyd Follin, Leland Grisham, Thomas Hill Coleman, Cage Mills and Clarence Wroten.
The body will remain at Coleman Funeral Home until one hour before the services and then will lie in state at the church.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), May 1972] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Hurt, Dr. Albert Dabney

Rites Scheduled 10:30 a.m. Friday
Corinth – Dr. Albert Dabney Hurt, a Corinth physician, died Tuesday at the Magnolia Hospital. He was 73.
He was a former trustee of Magnolia Hospital, a member of the Northeast Mississippi Medical Society, the Mississippi State Medical Association, AMA, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and board certified.
Services will be at the First United Methodist Church Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Glynn Wiygul will officiate with burial in the Corinth National Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Naomi R. Hurt of Corinth; two daughters, Nell Weaver Hurt of Durham, N.C. and Patricia Hurt Lewis of San Diego; a sister, Joyce Peterson of Memphis.
McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Hyneman, B.F.

October 21, 1931 - (Taken from the Daily Corinthian) - Submitted by George Hyneman
This morning at 3:00 the long and useful life of B.F. Hyneman, familiarly known throughout this entire section as "Uncle Frank" came to an end. He reached the terminus of the road that has been fraught with historic milestones from October 12, 1837 till the present date. With only a half dozen years short of a century he passed into eternity, his life having been filled with action until his physical strength forbade, and then his mind and interest kept up the contact with the progress of his community and the outside world in a remarkable way. It had been ten or twelve years since he had engaged in any activities, and two years ago on the 24th of this month he suffered a stroke of paralysis that threatened his life for several days. Recovering from this in a way he continued his interest in matters generally, but he was never strong thereafter. He had been a member of the Christian church for more than two generations, had seen this country develop from almost a wilderness to its present state of progress. He was the son of David and Rebecca Hyneman whose birth places were Ireland and Scotland respectively. He was born in this county when it was Tishomingo county and will be buried within a mile of where he first saw light. During his early days Farmington was the leading village of this section and there was no Corinth at that time. Jacinto was the county seat for the county. He was a confederate veteran and fought with Price and Van Dorn and through the whole four years of conflict, in the heart of many engagements, and never received as much as a scratch that was in the nature of a wound from the enemy. Following the war, he again returned to his native health and turned his attention, like many others, to a rehabilitation of the South he loved and for which he had fought so valiantly. In many ways he was a most remarkable man, and his memory was such that in recounting his experiences and observations of the earlier days of this territory he was intensely interesting. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Julia Hyneman, three daughters; Mrs. May Brice, Mrs. Lillie Dickerson, and Miss Pearl Hyneman, and two sons; J.H. Hyneman and Hal Hyneman. They are all near Corinth with the exception of Hal Hyneman, whose home is at Crawfordsville, Arkansas. The burial will be at Farmington cemetery Thursday afternoon at 2:00. McPeters will direct the funeral.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
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Ijams, Mrs. Catherine

January 7, 1936 - Mrs. Lucretia Catherine Hurley Ijams, 91, died. Mrs. Ijams was one of the oldest of Corinth residents, a member of the pioneer families in West Tennessee, and a beloved character to many relatives and friends in McNairy and Alcorn counties. She was the oldest of 11 children. She married January 20, 1862 to Benton Clay Ijams, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Ijams was a Civil War bride. Mrs. Ijams and her children moved to Corinth about 55 years ago, and she became a member of the First Baptist Church here. At the time of her death she was the oldest member of the Corinth church. Mrs. Ijams is survived by her children, Mrs. Rebecca Elizabeth Farr, of Bassfield, and Miss Benton Clay Ijams, of Corinth. Six brothers and sisters surviving include; Mrs. Nicie Hamm, Ramer; Lee Hurley, Chewalla; Mrs. Josie Paysinger, Pocahontas; Mrs. Eliza Hamm, Ramer; Mrs. J.W.T. Derryberry, Memphis; and Mrs. Will Springer, Corinth. Eight grandchildren and one great grandchild and a large number of relatives survive. Burial will be in Henry cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Ijams, Martha

1914 - Mrs. Martha Ijams, 82, of Dawson, Texas, died suddenly at the home of her brother, Jeff Smith, in Wenasoga. She is survived by four brothers, Jeff, Jim, Calvin, and Lafayette Smith all of Wenasoga and one son, C.T. Ijams of this city and three daughters, Mrs. W.W. Smith of Dawson, Texas, Mrs. Jim Cookston of Monroe, Louisiana, and Mrs. Will Jones of Rector, Arkansas. Interment will be in the family burying grounds at Wenasoga.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
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James, Lucille

Funeral services for Nancy Lucille James, 78, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home chapel of Memories with Bro Billy Hutson officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Burnsville.
Mrs. James died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at the Iuka Hospital. She was a resident of Corinth for the past 33 years and a member of Fifth Street Baptist Church in Iuka.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Debbie James; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Billy Jones, all of Corinth; a sister, Ollie Barnes; a brother, Raymond Bray, both of Iuka; four grandchildren, Wanda Miller, Timmy James, Wendy James and Misty James, and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Timmy James, Donnie Bray, Jerry Bray, Gerald price, Eric Jenkins and Jason Newcomb.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Elizabeth Bray; Her husband, Johnny James; two brothers, Earl Bray Ann Luther Bray and a sister, Ora Mae Powers.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Jobe, Kate Chambers

Mrs. Kate Chambers Jobe, 79, wife of J.G. Jobe, died Thursday at Magnolia Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home with burial in Indian Springs Cemetery near here. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Tessie Richardson of Ripley.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Jobe, Sam

Corinth, Jan. 21, - (Special) - Sam Jobe died Friday night at his home in Corinth following an attack of influenza.
He was well known and highly esteemed, leaving numerous acquaintances and friends to mourn with his relatives his demise.
["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 21 Jan 1919.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Johnson, L.T.

September, 1932 - L.T. Johnson, of Corinth, lost his life by drowning in a ravine near the fair grounds. He was the youngest son of Brant Johnson of West Corinth and a brother of Price, Prentiss and R.C. Johnson. He was unmarried and 23 years of age. Burial will be at Henry cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Jones, Emma

Emma Jean Jones, 68 died Monday, September 26, 1994, at the Magnolia Hospital. She was a Baptist.
Services will be at 12 noon today at the Macedonia Baptist Church ith the Rev. Robert Owens officiiiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Harold Jones of Canton, Ohio; one sister, Gladys Heard of Corinth; one brother, Charles McManus of Corinth.
The body will in state at the church one hour prior to services.
[Obituary donated to ACGS, used with permission]. Submitted 19 Sep 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Jones, James Hershell

James Hershell Jones, 79, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2007, at Cornerstone Health and Rehab. He was a member of Christian Church in Guys, TN and a US Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam War with 25 years of service. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents, William Dee Jones and Tiny Frances Rink Jones; brothers, Estel Jones and Warren Jones; sister, Pearl Jones Davis. He is survived by his wife, Betty Irene Jones of Corinth, MS; step-son, Ricky McDonald and wife Jo Anne of Corinth, MS.; step-daughters; Carolyn Hardin and husband Neal, Brenda Worley and husband Michael, and Kim McDonald all of Corinth, MS.; 9 step-grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Craig Wilbanks officiating. Pallbearers were Tracy McDonald, Kevin McDonald, Jonathan Hardin, Eric Parker, David Hurst, Jonathan Davis, and Charles Davis. Burial followed at Corinth National Cemetery w/Military Honors.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Jones, William

Corinth - William Dow Jones, 78, died Friday, Jan. 21, 1994, at the Magnolia Hospital He was a retired postal employee and manager of the Holiday Inn in Corinth and Birmingham, Ala. He was a veteran of World War II who received the Purple Heart and a member of the Lions Club and the Christ United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at McPeters Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Stanley officiating. burial will be in the Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Simpson Jones of Corinth; one daughter, Carolee Jones Addeehold of Birmingham, Ala.; one son, William Dow Jones, Jr. of Ventura, calif.; one brother, wilford Hugh Jones of Birmingham, Ala.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Kemp, Mrs. W.W.

November 25, 1902 - Mrs. W.W. Kemp died yesterday evening, after an illness of about three months with fever. The remains were carried this morning to the old Danville burying grounds and laid to rest. She leaves a husband and two sons.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Kennedy, Ronald

Funeral services for Ronald Kennedy, 58, of Corinth, are set for 1 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Bro. Warren Jones officiating and burial at Tuscumbia Baptist Church Cemetery
Mr. Kennedy died Friday, April 20, 2007, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a Baptist who collected antique cars.
Survivors include his mother, Bobbie DeLoach Kennedy; two brothers, Charles W. Kennedy of Corinth and David Burnett and his wife, Robin, of California; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are classmates of the Corinth High School Class of 1966.
Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Kiddy, Leta

Funeral services for Leta Kiddy, 92, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Wages officiating.  Burial will be at Parker Cemetery in Corinth.
Mrs. Kiddy died Monday, April 24, 2000, at her residence. She was a member of Calvery Pentecostal Church and a retired cook of Whitfield's Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eber R. Kiddy; four brothers, Valmer, Robert, Ruben, and Everette Utley; a sister, Annie Kelly; two grandsons and one granddaughter.
Survivors include her son, James Kiddy, of Corinth; two daughters, Velma Parker, of Corinth, and Marie Blasingame, of Hamilton, Ala.; 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 21 great-great grandchildren and two great-great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Hospital or the American Heart Association.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Daily Corinthian (Corinth, Mississippi), Apr 2008] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
King, Willie D.

Corinth – Willie D. King, 82, retired farmer, died yesterday at Magnolia Hospital. Services at 3 p.m. today at Burnes-Denton Mortuary; burial in Fraley Chapel Cemetery. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bertha King; two daughters, Mrs.. Nellie Rogers of Memphis and Mrs. Maria Melvin of Corinth; two sons, Charles King and Willie King Jr., both of Corinth; a sister, Mrs. Mable Buchanan of New Albany, and four brothers, Bruther King, George King and Marshall King, all of Corinth, and Clarence King of Hattiesburg.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Kirkland, Mattie E.

The community was saddened on Sunday morning, when at 5:00 o'clock, Mrs. Matty E. Kirkland, wife of the late Richard Kirkland, passed away at her home South of a Corinth, after an illness of several years.
The deceased was born in Petersburg, Va., 74 years ago. She moved to Corinth when she was half that age and has been a resident here for the past 37 years.
Mrs. Kirkland was one of the best known women in this county, having been a resident so long. Her family is one of the oldest in Alcorn County, and is recognized among the best people in the community.
She was a woman of strong character, possessed of the gentleness characteristic of true, noble womanhood. She was a kind neighbor, a loyal friend and an affectionate wife and mother, and her demise is the source of genuine sorrow to a large circle of friends here.
Her life was rich in all of its Christian virtues, having been a consecrated member of the Methodist Church for many years.
she is survived by 8 children, all of whom are extended the heartfelt sympathy of their concourse of friends. Those surviving are: John, Chas., Jim and Will Kirkland of this community, Mrs. Ross Carter and Robt. Kirkland, Memphis; Dr. Thos. Kirkland of Guys, Tenn., and Mrs. Mattie Taylor of Savannah, Ga.
Funeral services were conducted from her late residence today at 12:30 o'clock by Reverend D.L. Cogdell, and the body laid to rest in Box Chapel Cemetery, three miles northeast of Corinth.

[Weekly Corinthian Thursday, Dec 02, 1915 Corinth, MS Vol: 20 Page: 2
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Lamberth, Mrs. Julia

Mrs. Julia Lamberth Dead at Home of Son - Mrs. Julia Lamberth, widow of the late James Lamberth, died this morning at the home of her son, Bud Lamberth, in the Theo community, 12 miles west of Corinth.
Deceased has been ill for some time. She was in her 86th year. She was a conscientious Christian woman, having been a member of the Baptist Church for many years.
Funeral services will be held Thursday and the body laid to rest in Tuscumbia cemetery.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 30 March 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Lancaster, Carrie Mae

Funeral services for Carrie Mae Lancaster, 88, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Pinecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Hambrick officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Lancaster died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a native of Alcorn County. She and her late husband, Buford Lancaster, were charter members of Pinecrest Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school for more than 30 years and also worked in all capacities of the church. She enjoyed cooking, sharing with not only her family, but her church family, caring for others, gardening and flowers, especially roses of all colors and shapes.
Mrs. Lancaster was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie “Buford” Lancaster, and one grandson, Jerry Wayne Lancaster Jr.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Lonnie and Janice Lancaster of Corinth, Jimmy and Patricia Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla., and Jerry and Chris Lancaster of Rodeo, Calif.; four daughters, Nellie and Jim Blair of Lorain, Ohio, and Barbara and Bobby Elam, Shirley and Mike McClamroch, and Hilda and John Mitchell, all of Corinth; three brothers, Richard Leatherwood, Marcus Leatherwood and J.R. Leatherwood, all of Corinth; one sister, Mary Alice Cook of Nashville, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Randy Wilbanks, Glenn Wilbanks, Jay Mitchell, Brian Sugg, Kenny Carson, Tanner Hopkins and Dr. Mark Mazurkiewicz.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m. until to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Pinecrest Baptist Church, 313 Pinecrest Road, Corinth, MS 38834.

["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 19 Sep 2008] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Lancaster, Jerry Wayne II

Jerry W. Lancaster II - Beloved husband, son, father, brother, nephew, uncle and cousin died after a battle with cancer on February 21, 2008, at his San Jose home. He was 39 years old. Born on February 9, 1969, in Corinth, Mississippi. Jerry was in love with the peaceful lifestyle of the South and always considered Corinth his home. He moved to California with his parents in 1973.
Jerry is survived by his loving parents Jerry and Christine Lancaster, wife Annalisa Lancaster, three children Jerry III, 21, Jessica, 19, and Autumn, 11, as well as four stepchildren, Craig, 20, Ashley, 16, Kyle, 15, and Riley, 12. Also grieving are his grandparents, Theophilus Austin and Jetta Mills, Carrie Mae Lancaster, Henrietta and Ron Edwards, sister Deborah Williams, brother-in-law Jason Williams, and niece Gabrielle Williams. His many relatives & friends, as well as his Chocolate Labrador, Bear and Bengal cat, Tiva will miss him dearly.
Services will be held on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at North Valley Baptist Church, Santa Clara, CA. Interment at Los Gatos Memorial Park.
Funeral officiate is Ryan Thompson. Pallbearers: Jason Williams, Jess R. Moreles, Michael Pillion, Anthony Vonnegut, Joseph Vonnegut, Matthew Falls. Hon. Pallbearers: Travis Gorden and Joshua Vallejos.
He is home with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, now. His faith is reflected in this key Bible verse: 1 Cor. 15:31 "Therefore, my beloved brethren be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord."

["San Jose Mercury News" (San Jose, California), 24 Feb 2008] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Lancaster, Lonnie 'Buford'

Funeral services for Lonnie "Buford" Lancaster, 84, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. today at Pinecrest Baptist Church with Bro. Doug Hambrick and Bro. Jim Philamlee officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park. McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lancaster died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at Cornerstone Health & Rehab. He was a charter member of and deacon at Pinecrest Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School and was a youth leader. He was a First Class Lineman with Alcorn County Electric Power Association for 35 years and a member of IBEW Local #852, and he loved gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Lily Myrtle Lancaster; seven brothers, Robert Lancaster, George Lancaster, Elbert Lancaster, John Lancaster, Hollis Lancaster, Tom Lancaster and J.R. Lancaster; and two sisters, Mary Etta Barnes and Velma Lancaster.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Carrie Mae Lancaster of Corinth; three sons, Lonnie Lancaster and his wife, Janice, of Corinth, Jimmy Lancaster and his wife, Patricia, of Pensacola, Fla., and Jerry Lancaster and his wife, Chris, of Rodeo, Calif.; four daughters Nellie Blair and her husband Jim, of Lorain, Ohio, and Barbara Elam and her husband Bobby, Shirley McClamroch and her husband, Mike and Hilda Mitchell and her husband, John, all of Corinth; one sister, Charlene Gatewood of Corinth; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers are past and present employees of Alcorn County Electric Power Association.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pinecrest Baptist Church Building Fund, 313 Pinecrest Rd., Corinth, MS 38834.
Visitiation will continue from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church.

["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, MS), 30 Mar 2007] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Lancaster, Mrs. Margret A.

Mrs. Margret A. Lancaster, widow of Ben Lancaster, died at 2:30 o'clock this morning at her home about five miles west of Kossuth. She was 69 years of age, and had been in declining health and a weakened condition for some time.
Surviving her are a number of relatives including a son, Tilton Lancaster, of Kossuth.
Funeral services and interment will be at Union church near her home at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. McPeters funeral directors will be in charge. Mrs. Lancaster was a loyal religious worker and a faithful mother.

["Daily Corinthian (Corinth, Mississippi), 27 May 1937.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Latch, Mrs. Mary

1946 - Following a one-month illness, Mrs. Mary Latch, died at the home of her son Leon Latch. Burial was in Wheeler cemetery. Mrs. Latch was a native of Alcorn county and in 1898 was married to Oscar Latch who preceded her in death in 1928. She was a member of the Methodist church. Survivors include three sons, Leon Latch, Louis Latch and Stanley Latch, all of Corinth; three daughters, Mrs. Effie Barker and Mrs. Verdel McDavid of Corinth and Mrs. Kate Odum of Memphis. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Lawson, Joe

Corinth - Joseph Spencer Lawson, 67, died Friday, June 10, 2011, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tate Baptist Church with Charlie Browning and Bro. Mickey trammel officiating. burial will be in Corinth National Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Leatherwood, Thomas William (Buster)

Services for Thomas William (Buster) Leatherwood, retired farmer of Corinth, were held Saturday at Tishomingo Chapel Baptist Church. Burial was in Wheeler Cemetery with MPeters Mortuary in charge.
Mr. Leatherwood, who was 97, died Friday morning at his home near Corinth. His wife, the former Miss Fannie McCord died in 1962.
He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Lillie Leatherwood of near Corinth; two nephews, a niece, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

["Daily Corinthian (Corinth, Mississippi), 24 Jan 1966.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Ledbetter, Edmond

Edmond Ledbetter, the well-known colored blacksmith of Rienzi, and one of the oldest residents of Rienzi died a few days ago.
The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 13 July 1904. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Leonard, Charles Wilson

Biggersville - Charles Wilson Leonard was born January 12, 1931, in Mayfield Kentucky, to George Trisman Leonard and Mayme Jane Leonard. He grew up in farm country where he learned work ethics at an early age. He joined the Air Force in 1949, spending basic training in San Antonio, Texas, and spent nearly four years of honorable service to his country. In 1949, he attended Freed Hardeman University earning an A.A. in Bible and B.S. in education and University of North Alabama earning his master of arts in counseling. He continued to teach fo several years. His legacy of love and stand for truth was preaching the gospel for over 60 years with teaching on radio programs, writing newspaper articles, gospel meetings, and lectureships. He also did mission work with two trips to India and the Ukraine once.
Mr. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, George Trisman Leonard and Mayme Jane Leonard; his sister, Mary Frances Carter; brothers, George Newman Leonard and C.L. Leonard.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Peggy Ann Leonard; one son and two daughters, Charles Phillip Leonard, Phyllis Ann Sanders (Steve) and Patti Jane Cooper (Jimmy); four grandchildren, Ruth Ann King (Lee), James Kyle Cooper (Hayley), Hope Adaline Sanders and Charles Evan Cooper; one great-grandchild, Emiline Jane King.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Liddon, J.O.

Remains of J.O. Liddon Laid To Rest Thursday - One of the most solemn services ever held in this city were the funeral services held on Thursday afternoon at 4 oclock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. F. Gish on Waldron and Madison streets, when Rev. Jas. H. Felts performed the last sad rites over the late Jas. O. Liddon, in the presence of a large gathering of sorrowing friends. Rev. Felts was assisted by Revs. J.H. Mitchell and D.L. Cogdell, who also paid loving tributes to the memory of the deceased, and one of the most pathetic features of the service was the talk of Maj. G. W. Bynum in behalf of Albert Sydney Camp of Confederate Veterans, delivering respects to the deceased comrade.
Many beautiful floral offerings were tendered, attesting the love and esteem in which the deceased was regarded by his numberless friends in this community, for there is no one better known than was Mr. Liddon, having spent practically his entire life in this county.
The following acted as pall bearers: G.A. Hazaard, Sheriff W.T. McPeters, Atty. B.F. Worsham, Mayor Benj. R. Warriner, R. Dance, W.W. Wallace, Dr. W.A. Johns and Herbert Young.
Honorary: Tandy K. Young, W.T. Adams, E.S. Candler, J.J. Bell, Maj. G.W. Bynum, Chas. H. Gish, T.F. Burnett, W.G. Kimmons, D.J. Hyneman, T.E. Henry, Capt. Meador and Confederate Veterans.
The Weekly The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 12 Aug. 1915. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Littlejohn, Pat

Corinth - Patricia Young Littlejohn, 71, of Corinth died Tuesday, May 24. 2011, at Community Hospice in Verona.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow at Forrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today and from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the funeral home.
Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.magnoliafuneralhome.net to send your condolences
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Logan, Mrs. Ned

Corinth, Jan. 21 - (Special) - This community was shocked when the news came of the sudden death of Mrs. Ned Logan, formerly Miss Willie Keistetr, of this city, which occurred on a train on the way to a hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Logan was formerly a member of the Corinth high school faculty. She is survived by her husband, a six-months'-old baby, and one sister.
["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 21 Jan 1919.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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McClamroch, Rema

The Angel of Death has visited the home of a happy famly in Kossuth, Miss. and taken as his victim our dear little Rema, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. L. McClamroch.
This precious little jewel was born Dec. 4th, 1893 and departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 7th 1897. This was the elder of the two children of the bereaved parents. Possessing a most amiable disposition and sweetly bearing a sprightly countenance, she was the object of many caresses. During her short stay upon earth she suffered but little, her last illness was of only four days duration, was taken severely ill about one hour before her spirit departed to the blissful abode of all the good. Grieve not that you can not see her. She is just across the river in the shining fields of light, away from earth's ills and cares, and waiting to form at last a united household in that far off Home of the Soul, O may this sad bereavement bring the tender father and loving mother nearer the cross of their blessed Savior. May they so live, and pray, and work in the Master's vineyard here that they may at at last be made worthy to meet their angel Rema and live forever in the glorious light of God's eternal love. Mary
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 11 Sept. 1897]. Submitted on 19 Sep 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
McClamroch, Mrs. Pauline Powell

The entire community was saddened last night when death entered the home of Clay McClamroch in West Corinth and claimed his beloved wife, Mrs. Pauline Powell-McClamroch
Mrs. McClamroch had been a sufferer for the past four or five years. Recently she has been enjoying moderately good health, declining only a few days ago with a serious attack, and her sudden death last night at 7:20 was a shock to her relatives and hosts of friends.
Mrs. McClamroch was born in Alcorn county, December 9, 1884, and was the daughter of Mr and Mrs. M.A. Powell, of this city. She had lived in this county practically all of her life.
She married Mr. McClamroch eleven years ago, to which union two children survive.
She united with the Christian church in her early womanhood, and has lived devoted to that church since, at the time of her death being a member of the Waldron Street Christian church.
Mrs. McClamrock at the time of death was 32 years of age. She was well known throughout this entire section, and counted her friends by the score.
She was a woman who loved her home life, always performing that duty with a will and self consienee, being a devotee of simple and quiet life.
Deceased is survived by her husband and two children, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Powell and eight brothers and sisters, among whom are Mrs. William Burnett of Alcorn, Miss Lucy Powell, and Marcus Powell of this city.
Funeral services will be held at the Waldron Street Chritian Church Sunday morning at 10 o'clock, with her pastor, Elder E.H Broome, officiating. Interment held in Henry Cemetery.
The Corinthian joins the many friends of the family in extending profound sympathy to the bereaved ones.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 06 April 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
McCord, Cynthia

1899 - Aunt Cynthia McCord, after an affliction of three years or more, died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. J. E. Gift, in this city, 2 o’clock a.m., Feb. 28th. She was a devoted member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church and was in her eighty-first year. The funeral services were held at the residence, 10 o’clock yesterday morning, conducted by the pastor of the C. P. church, Rev. John Dishman, and the remains were interred in the city cemetery.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
McCully, Linda

Hero services for Linda McCully, 56, of Corinth are set for 1:00 p.m. Monday at Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in North Crossroads in Tishomingo County.
Mrs. McCully died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, in Corinth.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
McDaniel, Lois

Corinth – Hazel V. “Lois” McDaniel, 84, died Thursday, June 1, 2006, at Country cottage. She was born March 22, 1922, in McNairy County, Tenn., to the late Homer and Bertha Lee Gray. She was retired from Belk-Hudson after 20 years of service. She was a member of East Corinth Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was very active in the church.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Memorial Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ralph Culp officiating with the eulogy by Jackie McDaniel. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Jackie McDaniel and his wife, Donna Dabney McDaniel, of Athens, Ala.; her grandchildren, Blake McDaniel of Nashville, Tenn., Andrew McDaniel of Tokyo, Japan and Anna McDaniel of Athens, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gerry McDaniel, and her parents.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the East Corinth Baptist Church, 4303 N. Harper Road, Corinth, MS 38834 or to Heritage Hospices, 301 E. Waldron Street, Corinth, MS 38834.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Mary Sue Wright] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
McDowell, Naomi

Naomi Monroe McDowell, 93, died Friday, June 14, 2002, at Corinth Health and Rehab Care. She was born June 22,1908, in Alcorn County to the late Henry and Laura Monroe. She was retried from Corinth Manufacturing Company and a member of the West Corinth Baptist Church.
Services were at 3 p.m. Sunday at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Harris Counce Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Wheeler Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Charles Edward McDowell and his wife, Mary, of Memphis, ten.; one daughter, Clara Reeves and her husband, Bill, of Collierville, Tenn.; two brothers, Jimmy Monroe and Harold Monroe, both of Corinth; two sisters, Jeanette Wilburn of Slayden and Peggy Day of Iuka; three grandchildren, David Regenhardt and his wife , Barbara of Collierville, Tenn., Mark Regenhardt of Memphis, Tenn., and Julie Howe and her husband, John, of Memphis; two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were David Regenhardt, Mark Regenhardt, John Howe, Don Pace, Lanny Pace and Steve Jones.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred McDowell; her son, Hance Ray McDowell; and her parents.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Mary Sue Wright] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Martin, John

Glen - John Martin, 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Coleman Family Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Martin was retired from General Motors with 35 years of service. He was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge of America.
Survivors incude one son, James E. Martin of Glen; one daughter, Mary Jean Martin of Arlington, Texas; one brother, Steven Martin of Frankford, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Susie & Harold Johnson] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mathis, Capt. Donnie (Ret.)

Corinth - Capt. Donnie Harold Mathis, USN Ret., 67, died Saturday Jan. 11, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Turelo. He was born Oct. 11, 1935, in Alcorn County to the late Grady E. and ladys Lancaster mathis. He was a graduate of Alcorn Agriculture High School, joined the U.S. Navy and was a 27 year veteran. His specialty was AO and EOD. His achievements included receiving the National Defense Service Medal, Navy Expeditionary Metal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Presidential Unit citation, china Service Medal, sixth Good conduct Medal, Master EO Badge, Expert Pistol First Award and Meritorious Unit Commendation. He was most recently a Captain wit the State Guard. He was a true American patriot who loved his country and enjoyed his career.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday with full military honors at the Corinth National Cemetery with Bro. Bill Wages officiating. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Diane Box Mathis of Corinth; three daughters, Stephanie Rebecca Mathis of Corinth,, Lucie Mathis of Memphis, Tenn., and Donna Herlikofer of Pensacola, Fla.; one sister, Carol Diehl of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Tommy Lane Mathis of Corinth; his mother-and-father-in-law, Reid and Adrenne Box of Corinth.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 901 North Fillmore Street, Corinth, MS 38837, Union baptisst Church, 324 CR 560, corinth MS 38834, or the National Kidney Foundation.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Wm. Meador, Sr.

Wm. Meador, Sr, one of the best known and most popular residents of Corinth, passed away this morning at 8:45 o'clock, at his home on Jackson street, after an illness of several weeks.
Deceased was born in Alabama on December 23, 1849, and at the time of his demise, was approaching his 66th year.
Mr. Meador has been a resident of Corinth for about thirty years, and has been employed by the M. & O. railroad for the past forty years. He was agent here for a number of years, and also filled a similar position at other points on the M. & O. He was highly esteemed by his numbeous railroad friends, and especially among the officials of the road was he considered one of their most valued employes.
Up until recently Mr. Meador has occupied a desk at the local freight depot for the M. & O. and Southern, having been forced to resign that position on account of his declining health.
Mr. Meador was a Confederate soldier, a member of the Masonic and W.O.W,. lodges. He was held in the highest regard of his friends in Corinth, and announcement of his death will be known with genuine regret by all who knew him.
He was married to Miss Helen Lowrey, to which union five children survive, three boys and two girls, Waldo Meador, of Tucson, Ariz., Chalie Meador of Mexico City, Mex., and Wm. Meador, of Beaumont, Texas, and Misses Marie and Irene Meador of this city.
Mr. Meador also leaves his widow and numerous relatives and friends to mourn his death.
The body will be held until Thursday awaiting the arrival of his son, Wm. Meador, of Beaumont, Tex., when arrangements will be perfected for funeral services, which will be solemized by Dr. D.B. Waddell, of Meridian.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 04 Nov, 1915, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Michie, Guy P.

Circlation Man Dies in Corinth
Guy P. Michie, 67, Corinth, Miss., who was the traveling representative for the Memphis Press-Scimitar Circulation Department for more than 28 years before his retirement in 1961, died this week in Corinth.
His territory included portions of Northeast Mississippi and West Tennessee. Married for 45 years to Mrs. Eva Higgins Michie, he was the father of Robert G. Michie and James O. Michie, both of Jakcson Tenn. And the brother of John Michie of Stantonville, Tenn.
Services were held yesterday from East Corinth Church of Christ. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Corinth.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Miller, James Evan

Funeral services for James Evan Miller, 66, are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Baptist Church with burial at Concord Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday form 6 to 8 p.m. at East Fifth Street Baptist Church.
Mr. Miller died Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1950, he attended school at McNairy County and retired from the Illinois Central Railroad and C&D Jernigan Company. He was a member of East Fifth Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Freida Gardner Miller; three children, Kimberly Whitmore (Roderick), Kristy Wilbanks Metcalf and Tarvio Walker: siblings Eddie Miller, Edward Charles Miller, Martha Burns, Joyce Taylor, Easter Wyke (Arthur), Florine Chalmers and Madgie Miller; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Ida Miller and siblings Joe E. Miller, J.W. Miller, John Ivory Miller, Aline Luster and Ommie Miller.
The Rev. Richard Wade will officiate the service under the direction of Patterson Memorial Chapel.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Miller, Johnny

Corinth – Johnny Ross Miller, 73, died Sunday, April 24, 1994, in Corinth after an extended illness. He was a retired truck driver for the City of Corinth Street Department and a member and usher of Tate Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran, a life member of the V.F.W. and a member of the Amerian Legion.
Services will be a t 1:30 p.m. today at Tate Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Warnock officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Arby Davis Miller; one sister, Mildred Colvin of Walnut; and one brother, Eugene Miller of Corinth.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of Tate Baptist Church.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mitchell, Mrs. Ruth Mildred

Corinth Resident Died Saturday.
Corinth – Mrs. Ruth Mildred Mitchell, 70, of Corinth died Saturday at Magnolia Hospital in Corinth.
She was a member of Harper Road Christian Church. She was the co-owner of Mitchell Sales and Service.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Henry Cemetery. Fred Huckleberry will officiate.
She is survived by her son, Glyndon Mitchell, Corinth; and three grand-children.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mithell, Willie Jr.

Funeral services for Willie B. Mitchell Jr., 57, of Corinth are set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Chapel of Memories with Bro. Jim Bennett and Bro. Ricky Hutson officiating. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Mitchell died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a sales specialist for Jim Bennett Yacht Sales, a supervisor for ITT 18 years and a member of Wenasoga Church of Christ. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren, and he loved his family and his job as top salesman for Gibson Boats.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Maizie Mitchell, Willie Emma and Monroe Harmon; his father-in-law, James Henry; and his mother-in-law, Mary Jewel Henry.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Joyce Mitchell of Corinth; two sons, Terry Mitchell and his wife, Rhonda, and Brian Mitchell and his wife, Stacie, all of Corinth; one daughter, Beverly Kaye Trantham and her husband, Danny Wayne, of Corinth; his parents Willie B. Mitchell Sr. and Virble I. Harmon Mitchell, both of Corinth; five grandchildren, Codey Mitchell, Avery Mitchell, Tyler Trantham, Taylor Trantham and Weston B. Mitchell; the mother of Terry Mitchell and Brian Mitchell, Shirley Maddox and her husband, Bill Parnell, of Corinth; three sisters, Brenda Sanders and husband, Danny, and Jackie Sweat and her husband, Bobby, all of Corinth, and Vickie Downs and her husband, Marty, of Wheeler; one sister-in-law, Wanda Milligan her husband, James, and her son, Shane Hall and his wife, April, all of Michie, Tenn.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Pallbearers will be Bo Bennett, Todd Hutchinson, Jimmy Phelps, Jim Kennedy, Deward Meeks, Ron Martin, Jerry Stewart and Rodney Vanhoose.
Honorary pallbearers are Don Armstrong, Jim Bennett, James Milligan, the employees of Jim Bennett Yacht Sales and former employees of ITT.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Mary Sue Wright] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mohundro, William Arlin "Will" Jr.

Funeral services for William Arlin "Will" Mohundro, Jr., 24, will be held at 11:00 a.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Wages officiating. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Mohundro died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Eliza coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Ala. He was formerly of Corinth and was employed in sales.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy Williams Mohundro formerly of Corinth, of Russellville, Alabama; His father, William Arlin Mohundro; His mother, Vicki Walker; Two sisters, Amanda Torfin, and Megan Ashley Mohundro, all of Germantown, Tennessee; one brother, William Kent Mohundro of Tupelo, and his grandparents, Patsy and Jimmy Norris of Germantown, Tennessee.
Pall bearers will be Spencer Mohundro, John Butler, William Butler, Henry Butler, Jim Norris and Jake Mohundro.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Moment, Henry

Funeral services for Henry Moment, 91, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Rienzi with the Rev. V.L. Cummings officiating. Burial will be at Rienzi Cemetery.
Mr. Moment died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at his home. He was a retired custodian for Northeast Mississippi Junior College and also retired from Grayson's Funeral services.
He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives; five sons, William Henry Moment, Bobby Estes Moment, Johnny Clyde Moment, Willie Herman Moment Sr. and George Edward Moment; and one daughter, Mattie Billingsley.
Survivors include two daughters, Clara Gardner (Al Sorrell) and Mary Elizabeth Anderson; two sons, Robert Moment (Brenda) and John Moment; two stepdaughters, Fronnie Rudd (Robert) and Willie Mae Davis (James); two daughters-in-law, Irene Moment and Ida Mae Moment; 38 grandchildren, Anthony Moment (Toya), Elaine Moment, Lawanda Moment, Montrel Moment, Robert Crump, Coleman Crump, L.V. Crump (Hazel), Karl Crump (Sharon), William Leonard, Dale Leonard, Ben Leonard (Tangie), Jamie Davis, Angela Davis, Mary Ann Moment, Willie Herman Moment Jr. (Cynthia), James Moment (Clarissa), John Chandler (Janet), Tisha Anderson, Retha Anderson, Sonya Pippins (Broderick), Calvin Moment, Michael Moment, Misty Moment, Christy Moment, Mallory Moment, Jeffrey Moment, Lucinda Moment, Mae Alice Moment, William Odell Moment, Antonio Moment, Trina Ann Moment, Bobby Moment, John Wayne Moment, Antonio Moment, Barbara Ann Moment, Frances Moment, Cookie, Moment and Antonio Moment; 50 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and four special friends, Jean Rogers, Louise Warren, Raynell Walden and Brenda Felks.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Morgan, Louise

Funeral services for Mable Louise Parvin Morgan, 79, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Magnoia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiating. Burial is in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Morgan died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at her residence. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and worked at Weaver Pants Factory for 31 years and Vendo Corp, ITT Telecom and Gateway Handles for several years. She loved spending time with her family and friends -- especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing, riding horses, going to flea markets and carport sales.
She was preceded in death by two infant sons; daughter, Betsy Sue Morgan; parents, Fred G. Parvin and Callie Bratton Parvin; and brothers, Gye Parvin and wife Mary Ruth, James Guthro Parvin wife Janie, and Fred Parvin.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Oris Bruce Morgan of Glen; son, Michael Bruce Morgan and wife Diane of Glen; two grandchildren, Jaime Willis and husband Chris, and Jonathan Bruce Morgan; three great-grandchildren, Katie Willis, Christian Bruce Morgan and Allie Morgan; brothers, Jo Ed Parvin of Corinth, Tommie Parvin and wife Thelma of Corinth, and Jerry Ray Parvin and wife Kay of Counce, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Bertha Parvin of Corinth and a host nieces and nephews, other relatives and host of friends.
Pallbearers are family members; Gary Strickland, Ray Wood, Lynn Parvin, James E. Parvin, Brian Phelps and Steve Little.
Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 07 Jun 2008.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Morris, Howard

Funeral arrangements for Howard Morris, 87, of Corinth are incomplete with Magnolia Funeral Home.
Mr. Morris died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Susie & Harold Johnson] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Morton, Marcus

Corinth – Marcus Henry Morton died Monday, Dec. 20, 1993, at the Magnolia Hospital after a brief illness. He was a retired employee of ITT Telecommunications, where he was a machine operator. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the VFW, the Prentiss and Alcorn Water Association board, and Union Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Buddy Downs and F.A. Collins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Kuykendall Morton of Rienzi; one son, Michael J. Moore of Rienzi; two daughters, Susan Qualls of Corinth and Laylyn Luttrell of Jackson; three brothers, Robert Morton of Honolulu, Hawaii, Roy Borton of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Frank Morton of Corinth; three sisters, Pauline Carpenter of Slayden, and Margaret Haley and Frances Ramer, both of Corinth.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Mary Sue Wright] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Morton, Margaret

Margaret L. Morton, 80 died Monday, July 26, 2004, in Corinth. She was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Alcorn county to the late Vester and Rhoda Mullens. She was a member of Biggersville First Baptist Church and a former employee of the Corinth Machinery Company. She loved and devoted her life to her family.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Rayburn Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Wheeler Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Jobe and husband, Larry, of Glen and Sherry Perkins and husband, Steve, of Corinth; her grandchildren, Rhonda Jobe and friend, Trey Joyner, of Memphis, Jenny Demilio and husband Peter, of Cordova Tenn., Christy Brantley and husband, Scott, and Julie and Dow Perkins, all of Corinth; two great-grandchildren, Anabelle Brantley and EllaDemilio; three uncles, Allen Mullens of Corinth and Howard James and wife, Dell, and Auford James, all of Washington, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vance Morton, her parents; a sister, Gladys Ruth Mullens Grimes; and Manual Mullens Jr.
Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Mary Sue Wright] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Mullins, Mrs. Sarah

Woman of Wenasoga Community Passes Away - Mrs. Sarah Mullins, passed away today at 12:30 o’clock, after a serious illness of only a few days.
Deceased was born in McNairy county, Tennessee, where she spent the great portion of her life. She moved to this county about three years ago, and has been residing in the Wenasoga neighborhood, five miles west of Corinth, with her daughter, Mrs. G.L. Ijams.
She was about 75 years old, having reached that age the 23rd of last December. She has been a woman of much influence, and has exercised a spirit of goodliness, which despite her mature years has been the most pleasant feature of her life.
Her health began to fail a few years ago, and for the past two years she has been declining.
She was the widow of the late Wm. Mullens, who was well known in this section. She was a devout Christian, having united with the Baptist church in early womanhood, has lived steadfast to the faith since that time.
She was a woman that will be sadly missed, and the loss is deeply deplored by her many friends.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. G.L. Ijams, and two sons, Prf. J.D. Mullens of McKenzie, and Chas. Mullens, of Guys, Tenn. She also leaves two brothers and one sister, Chas. S. Graham of this city. Will Graham and Mrs. Mattie Newell of Guys.
Funeral services have not been arranged, but interment will be made at Indian Creek cemetery Tuesday.

[ The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 16 March 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.

Miss Munroe

November 28, 1902 - A five-year-old grandchild of Jane Munroe, colored, who lives on Ed Mask's place nine miles west of Corinth was burned to death yesterday caused by explosion of coal oil lamp.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
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Nichols, Hershell E.

Corinth – Hershell E. Nichols, 72, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1993, at the Magnolia Hospital after a brief illness. He was the owner of Nichols Floor Sanding and Carpet Cleaning Service. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the VFW, and a member and former officer of the American Legion.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funerial Home Chapel with the Rev. C.V. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.
Dorothy Inman Nichols of Corinth; three daughters, Kathy Cannon, Penny Nichols and Angela McDowell, all of Corinth; one brother, Charles Ray Nichols of Hamilton, Ala.; four sisters, Azalee Nichols and Mary Sims, both of Guys, Tenn., and Martha Kennedy of Selmer, Tenn.; three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Norwood, Dr. Carl

Service Slated 11 a.m. today.
Dr. Carl Norwood, 86, died Thursday night at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Baldwyn, after an extended illness.
He was a University of Alabama graduate and University of Tennessee Medical School graduate. He practiced general medicine in Corinth for 63 years and was district surgeon for the GM&O Railroad for 40 years. He retired from active practice in 1976. He was a World War I veteran.
A Masonic graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today at McPeters Funeral Directors chapel, with burial in Henry Cemetery.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Aileen D. Norwood, Corinth, two sons, Dr. Carl Norwood Jr., Corinth, and Boyce Norwood, Gatlinburg, Tenn; two grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Owens, Mr. Frank

1899 - Mr. Frank Owens, while at work on a building being erected in the southern part of town, was fatally injured Monday afternoon by a scaffold falling, precipitating him to the ground. He was on one knee, sawing a piece of timber, when the fastenings gave way and fell a distance of about thirty feet, causing injuries from which he died Tuesday, Feb. 28. Another gentleman on the scaffold only saved himself by catching to a tressel. Mr. Owens recently moved here with his family, a wife and two daughters, from Ripley, Tippah county, where he was well known, having at one time been a marshal of the town of Ripley. The burial took place yesterday at the city cemetery. The Herald extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon by Rev’s Brooks and Wesson.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Owen, Beatrice Lou

Funeral services for Beatrice Lou Owen, 88, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiating. Burial will be in Vanderford Cemetery
Mrs. died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born May 17, 1920, in Alcorn County. She was a long time resident of Alcorn County and attended Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. She had resided in Lee County since October of 1995.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Clyde Owen; her son, James Lesley Owen; parents, Mary Effie Strickland and William C. Hampton, brothers, Dalton J. Hampton, Willie James Hampton and Dalton L. Hampton; and sisters, Ruby Lee Knight, Opal Earline Montgomery and Mattie Ruth Stutts.
Survivors include her son, Jim D. Owen of Tupelo; a sister Mary Ailene Childers of Texas; five grandchildren, Leslie Marlar of Corinth, Jennifer Coleman of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Courtney Vines, Curt Owen and Brad Owen, all of Tupelo; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Marlar, Curt Owen, Brad Owen, David Coleman, John Vines, Brayden Owen, Bryce Owen and Zack Marlar.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. tonight at Coleman Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

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Page, Jackie

September 27, 1997 - Funeral services for Jackie Cherie' Nunley Page, 26, will be held at 3 p.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Cossey officiating. Burial will be in the Glendale Cemetery. Mrs. Page died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a member of Glendale Baptist Church and a housewife. She is preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Nunley. Survivors include her husband, Tommy Page of Corinth; two sons, Ryan and Kaleb Wagner of Corinth; father and step-mother, Jackie and Sandra Duncan of Corinth; step-father, Richard Nunley of Memphis, Tenn.; one step-brother, Ronnie Duncan of Corinth; grandfather, Milton Duncan of Corinth, and great-grandmothers, Lovie Faulkner and Lola Mae Duncan, both of Corinth. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Duncan, Tracy Briggs, Johnny Page, and William Wilson.
[Obituary transcribed by Tammy Nichols and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.

Patterson, Lloyd

Corinth - Lloyd Edward Patterson Sr., 66, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Magnolia Regional Hospital.
Services will 11 a.m. Saturday at New Covenant Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Danville Cemetery. Patterson Funeral Home is in charge.
Visitation will be noon until 6 p.m. Friday.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Perkins, Mr. E.S.

Mr. E.S. Perkins, 56, 2007 Oak Lane, Corinth, died suddenly this morning at 2:30 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. He was the founder in 1946 of the Perkins Funeral Home and the Perkins Monument Company.
He was a former coroner of Alcorn County and a member of the Waldron Street Christian Church. He was an elder of the church and a past chairman of the Board of Elders and Deacons.
Mr. Perkins was a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner, a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Nashville, Tn. and a graduate of Kossuth High School. He was a sales representative for Belmont Casket Company and Kashfinder System, Inc.
Funeral services for Mr. Perkins, Corinth; two sons, Greg Perkins, Huntsville, Al; Scott Perkins, Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. Becky Perkins Yonge, Starkvlle; a sister, Mrs. Ruby Campbell, Jonesboro, Ar.; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. tonight.
Pallbearers will be Leroy Gray, Martin Shelton, Burleigh Russell, Robert Sykes, Irl Alexander, and Julian Hill.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Phillips, Mrs. Ola M.

September, 1963 - Mrs. Phillips, 86, died. A member of Salem Christian Church since early childhood, she was married to J.P. Phillips. He died in 1935. She is survived by one son, John Sylvester Phillips of Glen; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Burial will be in Salem Church cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Plaxico, Will

Services for Will (W.J.) Plaxico of Route 5, Corinth were held last Friday at the Wheeler Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Lee J. Edwards and the Rev. A.D. Gurley officiated with McPeters Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Plaxico, 75, was a retired employee of the Mississippi State Highway Department and a member of the West Corinth Tabernacle Pentecostal Church. He had been ill for about one year.
He was married to the former Annie Laura Johnson in Corinth in 1911. She preceded him in death in 1956.
Survivors include his second wife, Mrs. Jewel H. Plaxico whom he married in 1957; two sons, Howard Plaxico and Clyde Plaxico, both of Corinth; three daughters, Mrs. James L. Swain of Memphis, Mrs. W.H. Scott of Corinth and Mrs. Phillip Poat of Memphis; one brother, Arnold Plaxico of Kenosha Wisconsin; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Weedom and Mrs. Joe Blankenship, both of Corinth; also 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Poindexter, Frank

Frank Poindexter, one of the oldest residents of Alcorn county, died Sunday after a lingering illness. Besides a complication of diseases, his demise was due to infirmaties of old age.
Mr. Poindexter was nearing his 93rd year, lacking only about a month of having reached that age. He a resident of the Kendrick community.
For many years he was recognized as one of Alcorn's substantial farmers, but his mature age and bad health prevented him from working in several years.
Funeral services and interment will be held at Salem Tuesday.

["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 20 Jan. 1916]. Submitted 28 Aug 2021, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Poindexter, Mr. Lee

Mr. Lee Poindexter, 79, 1209 North Madison Street, Corinth, died Thursday, December 5, at 8:30 p.m. at Baptist Hospital in Memphis after a lengthy illness. He was a retired concrete finisher.
Services for Mr. Poindexter will be Saturday, December 7, at 1 p.m at the Burns-Denton Chapel with burial in Center Hill Cemetery with Burns-Denton Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Vera Counce Poindexter, Corinth; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Counce and Miss Eliza Poindexter, both of Counce, TN.; and several nieces and nephews.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Potts, Miss Mable

December 11, 1967 - Miss Potts, 51, a retired Army nurse who held the rank of first lieutenant, died at her home after an illness of 22 years. Burial will be in Farmington cemetery. Miss Potts was born in Alcorn county and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Potts of Corinth. She was a Methodist. She also leaves a brother, Willie James Potts of Corinth, and a sister, Mrs. Ernest Gregory of Bowling Green, Kentucky.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Puckett, Mrs. C.C.

Lady Falls in Fire; Death Relieves Pain - Mrs. C.C. Puckett, residing about three miles northeast of Corinth was seriously burned yesterday afternoon from which injuries she died this morning about 10 o'clock.
Mrs. Pucket was subject to fainting spells and after having finished the family wash, she renewed the fire under the wash kettle in the back yard, preparing to make some lye soap. She had just gotten the fire burning, when about 4:30 o'clock, she had gone back to the kettle to put in her lye, when she was seized with an attack to which she is subject, falling on her right side in the fire. No one was near when she fell and her body, from her knees to her head was badly burned.
Her right side was cooked, and her lungs were seriously affedted.
When relatives found her lying in the fire, the family sought aid at once, and a physician was summoned, and their screams attracted people from the neighborhood. Though everything possible was administered, their efforts were of no avail.
After she had recovered from her sickness, she seemed to regain consciousness late in the afternoon and night, and she was only semi-conscious for a few hours today.
Mrs. Pucket was past 50, and leaves a husband and several children and grandchildren to mourn her untimely end.
The Corinthian joins the many friends of the family in extending their sincere sympathy to the grief-stricken relatives.

[The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 22 April 1915]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Reynolds, G.G.

1914 - Mr. Reynolds, 78, died last night. He was an old Confederate veteran, having won distinction for his gallantry and daring in the battle of Gettysburg and other battles through Virginia. Mr. Reynolds was active in county politics. He served as a member of the Board of Supervisors many years ago. He is survived by a large number of relatives and several sons and daughters, among whom is Mrs. James Bynum, resided two miles northeast of the city.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Rinehart, Jim

A celebration of life service for James “Jim Whit” Rinehart, 91, of Corinth, was held Saturday, May 20 at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with military honors. Burial was in the New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mr. Rinehart died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born in Alcorn County on May 12, 1926, to the late Mauldin and Mae Rinehart. He was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He as a retired farmer and also worked for the Alcorn County Third District. He was a man who didn’t have any bad word to say about anyone. He was dedicated to God, family and his county.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Mary Opal Rinehart; step grandchildren Chris Knight, Josh (Toni) Dickey and Jordan (Jessica) Dickey.

[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Rinehart, Robert Dean

May, 1954 - Robert Rinehart, 13, son of Mrs. Esther Rinehart, was killed by a truck north of Biggersville. Burial will be in Sardis cemetery. In addition to his mother he is survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rinehart of Biggersville.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Roberts, Gene

Funeral Services for Eugene "Gene" Roberts, 88, of Corinth are set for 1 p.m. today at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. Greg Thomas and Bro. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Roberts died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at his home. He worked at and then owned and operated NAPA Motor Parts with stores in Corinth, Booneville, Iuka and Selmer, Tenn., for more than 50 years until retiring in 2003. Born Oct. 23, 2928, he was a native of Hardin County, Tenn., and had lived in Corinth since 1944. A veteran of World War II, he served four years as a medic with the 781st Tank battalion attached to the 7th Army with combat in France, Germany, and Austria. He was a member of Tate Baptist Church where he served in various capacities when he was younger, including Sunday-school teacher, church clerk and church treasurer. He was a former member of the Iuka Rotary Club, Corinth Civitan Club and VFW. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Allen Roberts and Sally Cresap Roberts, and four bothers, Garland, Porter, James and Charles Roberts.
Survivors include his wife Nelda Dillon Roberts of Corinth; a son, Greg Roberts and wife Pam of Corinth; a daughter Gay Roberts Box of Fairhope Ala.; grandchildren Creacy Box Bearfield of Reno, Nev., Lauren Roberts of Corinth and Oxford, and Kaitlyn Roberts and Blanton Box, students at University of Mississippi; a great-granddaughter, Madeline Drake Bearfield of Reno, Nev.; eight nephews; one niece and special friends Junior and Jackie Gray.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Ross, Mrs. Ollie

Well Known Lady Dead -
Mrs. Ollie Ross, wife of M.C. Ross, died last night at her home in the Shady Grove neighborhood three miles south of Corinth. Deceased has been ill for five weeks. She was the daughter of H.A. Huff and was well known in this county. She was past 38 years of age and was a member of the M.E. church at Shady Grove. She was a Christian woman and was beloved by all who knew her. Her husband and nine children survive her. Funeral services will be held tomorrow, and the remains will be laid to rest in Shady Grove cemetery.

[The Weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 29 April 1915]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Ross, Vennie Horn Archer

Services for Mrs. Vennie Horn Archer Ross, 89, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the McPeters Chapel.
She died at 7:15 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Hospital.
Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery with Ministers Charles Curtiss and Lennis Nowell officiating.
She was a former employee of the Weaver Pants factory, a former cashier of the Rehab Store at Whitfield Pharmacy, and a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ. She was a member of the Church of Christ for 75 years.
Survivors include two sons, Millard Archer, Corinth, and Orval Archer, Shreveport, La.; two step-sons, Collins Ross and Durell Ross, both of Corinth; several nieces and nephews; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Eley, Ed Archer, J.C. McCrary, Bruce Hammer, Walter Hodge and Charles Cahoon.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. today until time of service at McPeters.
McPeters Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 30 May 1983]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Rowsey, Thomas

PIONEER CITIZEN OF ALCORN COUNTY DEAD - Thomas Rowsey, one of the oldest citizens of this county, died last night at his home east of Rienzi, after an illness of several months.
Deceased has been residing in Alcorn county for many years. He was 65 byears old and was well known throughout this immediate section.
He is survived by his wife and several children. Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon, and the body laid to rest in Sardis cemetery, two miles east of Rienzi.
["The Weekly Corinthian" (Corinth, Miss.), 30 March 1916]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Sanders, Mrs. Annie West

1946 - Mrs. Sanders, 25, died at the family home in Corinth. She died suddenly. Burial was in Oak Hill cemetery. Born in Iuka, she was married to Riley Sanders in 1934 in Alcorn county. He survives. She was a member of the Pentecostal church and had a host of friends. Besides her husband, she is survived by her father, John West, who resides in Arkansas; a son, James Lee Sanders, age 4; four daughters, Frances Louise Sanders, age 8, Gladys Mae Sanders, age 6, Helen Jean Sanders, age 3, and Mary Alene Sanders, age 1; three brothers, Will and Lacy West of Arkansas, and J.B. West of Walnut, Mississippi; five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Voyles of Houston, Mississippi, Mrs. Mary Moore of Arkansas, Mrs. Dora King of Walnut, Mrs. Viola Hollis of Iuka, and Frances West of Tennessee.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Smith, Mrs. Mary Splann

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Splann Smith, 86, 515 Madison, were set for 2 p.m. today at the Burns-Denton Chapel with Minister Herschel McFarlen and Minister G.W. Childs officiating. Burial was to follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith did at 1:45 a.m. Sunday at Magnolia Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ and a retired employee of Shainbergs. She was a native of Alcorn County.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Granville Atkins, Acton, Tn.; Mrs. Jean McCalla, Corinth; Mrs. H.D. Dyson, Amarillo, Tx.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are James Vanderford, James Walker, Robert Page, Nelson Rickman, Charles Smith, Pete Strickland, and Donald Farris.

[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Solomon, Mrs. Bessie Walker

1973 - Mrs. Solomon, 73, died at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness. She is survived by a son, Joseph W. Solomon, Jr., Denver, Colorado, a brother, Jim Walker, Corinth and 9 grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Steen, George E. Sr.

Corinth – George E. Steen Sr., 84, died Friday, July 21 2006, in Booneville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a retired guard with Intex of Corinth. He had previously worked with the West End and Quality Laundry. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He and Mrs. Stein enjoyed shopping at the mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo.
Services were Saturday, July 22, at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial was in the Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Velma Burcham Steen of Corinth; His sister and brother-in-law, Chesteen and Grady McAllister of Glen; many nieces and nephews, cousins and other family.
He was preceded in death by a son, George Everett Steen Jr.; two sisters, Onada Strickland and Zola M. Barnett; and three brothers, John H. Steen, Arlin W. Steen Sr. and Raymond Steen.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Stokes, James William, M.D.

July 6, 1901 - Dr. Stokes was an outstanding educator in Corinth in the 1880s. He is said to have given Corinth its first high school worthy of the name. Stokes was the principal of the Corinth schools three years, 1881-1884. Stokes was born in Orangeburg, SC in 1853. He is buried in Sunnyside cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Strickland, Mrs. Thadas N.

December, 1967 - Mrs. Strickland, 49, lived at 1708 Pinecrest Road, Corinth, Mississippi. She will be interred at Holly cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Suitor, Mrs. Ida May Lancaster

1973 - Mrs. Suitor, 97, Rienzi, Mississippi, died at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness. She was the oldest member of Rienzi Methodist Church. Burial will be in Old Danville Cemetery. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Opal Rutledge, Rienzi; a step-daughter, Mrs. Edith Sparks, Iuka, Mississippi; a grandson, Don Rutledge, Rienzi, 3 great grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Switcher, Macon

Kossuth – Macon Switcher, 70, died Sunday, June 13, 1993, in Adamsville, Tenn. He was a retired farmer, a Baptist and a Navy veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. James Wooley officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lettie V. Switcher of Kossuth; one daughter, Carolyn Austin of Kossuth; two sons, Lonnie Switcher and James Harold Switcher, both of Kossuth, his mother, Effie Rosser Switcher of Kossutrh; one sister, Gennie Springer of Saltillo; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
Pall bears will be Harold Dixon, Larry Glidewell, Randy Glidewell, Bill James, Tracy Austin, Sammy James, and Travis James.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Thompson, Travis

Corinth - Travis Thompson died May 21, 2011, at his home.
Services will be at 3:00 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the family cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society by (MS Wright)] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Triplett, Anita

Funeral services for Anita Ann Triplett, 57, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia M.B. Church with Rev. Lawrence Morris officiating. Burial will be in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Triplett died Monday, May 5, 2008, at her home. She attended Easom High School. She was employed at ITT for several years and she also worked at Gilmore's until her health failed. She was a member of Macedonia M.B. Church. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking, spending time listening to music and having fun with her friends.
Ms. Triplett was preceded in death by her mother, Mae H. Walker; her stepfather, James L. Betts; one brother, Aaron L. Walker; her grandmother, Eddie Sheffield; one niece, Lucretia (Shea) Betts; and her grandfather, Joe E. Sheffield.
Survivors include one son Kendall Darnell Campbell; five brothers, James L. Betts, Billy W. Betts, Ben Betts, Ralph E. Betts and Eddie Betts; her sisters-in-law, Odera Betts and Sarah Walker; two aunts; six nephews; six nieces; a host of cousins; one uncle; great nephews and nieces; and a special person, Zimaya.
Pallbearers are Jimmy Taylor, James Campbell, Tommy Swinney, Jeff Clark, Rickey Campbell and Victor Brooks.
Visitation will be Friday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the ACGS by Susie & Harold Johnson] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Turner, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Turner, aged 87 years, died Sunday afternoon at her late home in Memphis, after a lingering illness of some several months.
Deceased is well known thruout this county. She was the widow of the late William Turner, who preceeded her in death over forty years ago.
She was a member of the Baptist church, and was a devout christian woman, and her death is being mourned by the people throughout this county, who extend their most profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
Deceased was the mother of Mrs. Johnnie Bell, Mrs. Mattie Bailey of Memphis, and R.L., W.M., George C.C. and David Turner, Mrs. D. Coke, Mrs. M.F. Smith and Mrs. N.P. Cogdell, of this county.
The remains will arrive in Corinth tonight at 9 o’clock and will be carried to the home of R.L. Turner, west of the city, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, and the remains interred in Lebannon cemetery.
[Source: "The Weekly Corinthian", (Corinth, MS) 06 Jan 1916] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Turner, Jas.

1916 - Jas. Turner died at his home 8 miles south of Corinth Wednesday morning of cancer, from which he had suffered for some time. He is survived by his widow and three children.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
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Utley, Grady L.

Grady L. Utley, 72, died Thursday morning at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis after an extended illness.
He was a supervisor for the Buckeye Cellulose Corp. in Corinth and a Pentecostal.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Coleman Funeral Home chapel with burial in the Bethesda Cemetery in Selmer, Tenn. The Rev. Cecil Benett and the Rev. Fred Huckleberry will officate.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alpha Utley; two sons, Tommy Utley, Syracuse, Ind., Jimmy Utley, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Guy Utley, Paducah, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Flannagan, Corinth; four grandchildren.
["The Daily Corinthian (Corinth, Miss.) 27 Dec 1977]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Utley, John R.

John R. Utley, 71, died Saturday at Colonial Manor hospital.
He was a native of Tishomingo County in Mississippi, and a former resident of Florence. He was a member of the Christian Church.
Services were held today at 2 p.m. at Morrison-Elkins Chapel in Florence with Fred D. Huckleberry and J.W. Penn officiating. Burial was in Greenview Memorial Park with Morrison-Elkins of Florence directing.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mamie Utley, Corinth; one son John Jr., Florence; two brothers, Grady, Corinth, Guy, Paducah, Ky.; two sisters, Mrs. W.F. Flanagan, Corinth, and Mrs. W.W. Beashers, Myrtlewood, Ala.; three grandchildren.
["The Tri-Cities Daily" (Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals, Ala.) 30 Apr 1973]. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Voyles, Allen

February 2, 1982 - Mr. Voyles, 86, died at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery. Mr. Voyles was a member of the Farmington Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Weaver's Pants Factory, a retired farmer and landowner. He was married to Dora Griffin Voyles who preceded him in death in 1971. His survivors include two sons, Herschell and Edward Voyles, both of Corinth; two sisters, Mrs. Telia King and Mrs. Jennie Taylor, both of Corinth; three grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, Mrs. Dollie

January, 1939 - Mrs. Voyles, 79, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ben Hardin following a short illness. Burial was in Farmington Cemetery. Mrs. Voyles was a consistent member of the Farmington Church uniting when a small girl and retaining her membership there until death. She was a widow of the late Alfred Voyles who preceded her in death on June 6, 1927. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. B.F. Hardin, Mrs. Buster Horn, Mrs. E.E. Emmons, Mrs. A.J. King, and Mrs. Hugh McDaniel, all of Corinth; a half-sister, Malissia Shults, also of Corinth; five sons, John, Anderson, Ed and Allen Voyles of Corinth. Twenty-three grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren also survive.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, Mrs. Dora

June 14, 1971 - Mrs. Allen (Dora) Voyles, 74, died at Magnolia Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was a Baptist and was born in Alcorn county. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery. She leaves her husband, C. Allen Voyles of the home; two sons, Hershell Voyles and Edward Voyles, both of Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. Naomi Wall, Lafayette, LA.; three brothers, P.C. Griffin, Corinth; Claude Griffin, Berkley, Michigan, and Dewey Griffin, Corinth; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Voyles, Corinth and Mrs. Alice Busby, Newport News, Virginia; three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, Florence Griffin

September 6, 1982 - Mrs. Voyles, 91, died at Magnolia Hospital. Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery. Mrs. Voyles was a member of the Farmington Baptist Church. Survivors are two brothers, Claude Griffin and Dewey Griffin, both of Corinth; and one sister, Mrs. Alice Busby of NewPort News, Virginia.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, J.E.

J.E. Voyles, 82, died at Corinth Hospital after a lengthy illness. A retired farmer, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle K. Voyles; two sons, Herod Voyles, Corinth and Lowell Voyles, Commerce, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Bruce Brown, Corinth and Mrs. James Bennett, Memphis; three brothers, Anderson, John and Allen Voyles, all of Corinth; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Hardin, Mrs. Telia King and Mrs. Jennie Taylor, all of Corinth; one grandchild. Burial will be in Farmington cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, John

John M. Voyles, 82, died at Magnolia Hospital following an illness of seven months. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery. A retired farmer, he was a native of Alcorn County and a member of the Farmington Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Florence G. Voyles; a brother, Allen Voyles, Corinth; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Hardin, Mrs. Telia King and Mrs. Jennie Taylor, all of Corinth; and several nieces and nephews.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, Mrs. Mattie

October 26, 1972 - Mrs. Mattie Voyles Austin died in Decatur, Alabama. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery.
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Voyles, Mrs. Myrtle

Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Voyles, 76, of 109 Young Street, will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Burns-Denton Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Bobo, of Memphis and Rev. W.R. Speer officiating
Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery with Burns-Denton Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Myrtle Young, a housewife died Thursday, September 26, at 5:30 p.m. at her home.
Survivors include 2 sons, Herod Voyles and Lowell Voyles, both of Corinth; one daughter, Mrs. Carl J. Bennett, of Memphis; one step-daughter, Mrs. Bruce Brown, Corinth; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Flossie Mayo, Corinth; Mrs. Dimple McGraw, Corinth; and Mrs. James Meteer, San Pedro, California.
Pallbearers will be Edwin Byrd, Lyle Taylor, Dock Oaks, Edward Voyles, Hershell Voyles, and Elmer Burress.
Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Voyles, William Anderson

Mr. Voyles,81, died in Community Hospital after a two-month’s illness. Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery. A Baptist, Mr. Voyles, was born in Alcorn County and was a retired farmer. He was married to the former Martha R. Wood in Corinth in 1902. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. T. M. Austin of Decatur, Alabama, and Mrs. Tony Morris of Iuka; two brothers, Allen Voyles and John Voyles, both of Corinth; three sisters, Mrs. A.J. King
[Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Used with permission and added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Vuncannon, Paul E.

1964 - Corinth
Paul E. Vuncannon, 66, died Wednesday, June 29, 1994, at Magnolia Hospital. He was retired from the Mississippi Department of Corrections. He was a Baptist and an Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Corinth National Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Ann Burleson and DeJay Vuncannon, both of Corinth, and Paule Howell of Selmer, Tenn.; two step-daughters, Janie McKinney of Booneville and Charlotte Michael of Rienzi; one stepson Sammy Smith of Ripley; one sister, Annie Spencer of Corinth; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
[Obituary donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Walker, Martha

Funeral services for Martha Stiger Walker 65, of Corinth are set for 1 p.m. Sunday at Mason St. Luke Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Bess officiating. Burial will be in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Walker died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
She was preceded in death by George and Amy Ross.
Survivors include her husband, Harry Leroy Walker; one stepson, Leroy Walker; one stepdaughter, Angela Walker; four brothers, George Ross and his wife, Johnnie, Jimmy Green, Walter Rutland and Ronny Green and his wife, Cookie; five sisters, Sarah Pickett and her husband, Tom, Linda Armstead, Dorothy Morris and husband, John, Barbara Green and Shirley Goodloe; four aunts; seven sisters-in-law, five brothers-n-law; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 pm. until 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Waller, Mrs. Maudie Lou Scott

Funeral services for Mrs. Maudie Lou Scott Waller, 60, 933 Madison Street have been set for 4 p.m. Thursday at the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fred Hucklebury officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Mrs. Waller died at 9 last night at Magnolia Hospital after a short illness. She was a housewife and a member of the Harper Road Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, William Waller, Corinth; four sons, Frank Waller, Knoxville, Tenn.; John Waller, Los Angeles, Calif.; Morris Waller and George Waller both of Corinth; three daughters, Mrs. Martha Denton, Estel Springs, Tenn.; Mrs. Charles Franks and Mrs. Mike Mills, both of Corinth; three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Hensley, Carthage; Mrs. Mildred Wagner, Houston, Tex.; Mrs. Faye Williams, Selmer, Tenn.; and 11 grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Wamsley, Lillie

Funeral services for Lillie Blanche Wamsley, 86, are set for 2.p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith and the Rev. Jimmy Lancaster officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Mrs. Wamsley died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Whitfield Nursing Home. She was an active member of First Baptist Church for more than 30 years and a member of the Good News Sunday School Class. She was a retired employee of Sears with more than 35 years of services. After retiring from Sears she worked as a saleslady for Maurine Dress Shop. She also enjoyed reading.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie D. Wamsley; one sister, Stella Mae Dees; two brothers, Gaines Hill Dixon and J.W. Dixon and one nephew, Billy Wilbanks.
Survivors include five nieces and nephews, Jamie Timbes and her husband, Mike, Patricia Lancaster and her husband, Jimmy Lancaster, Jimmy Dixon, Margie Wilbanks, Gaines Hill Dixon Jr. and his wife, Kate, and Dixie Comer.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today and will continue after the service.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Oct 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Ward, S.L.

S.L. Ward died at his home in this city last Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock, and the funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, after which his remains were laid to rest in the Henry Cemetery. He was 46 years years of age, and had lived in this city for a long number of years, bing employed at the Mobile & Ohio road office as day telegraph operator, which position he held with the high esteem and confidence of his employers. He was known and highly regarded by all our citizens and enjoyed the full confidence of all. He leaves a wife and several children.
For several years he was city clerk. He was born in DeKalb county, Ala., June 27, 1858, and married to Miss Fannie McCann November 7, 1886. He was a man above reproach in all walks of life, and exemplified in his every day conduct the beautiful tenets of the various orders to which he belonged. [The weekly Corinthian. (Corinth, Miss.), 10 Jan. 1901. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster
Whitaker, Thurman D.

Corinth – Thurman D. Whitaker, 69, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1993, at his home in Corinth after a brief illness. He was a truck driver, an Army veteran of World War II and a Methodist.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nelson High officiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Louise Whitaker of Corinth; five sons, Jimmy Whitaker, Danny Whitaker, Ronnie Whitaker, Ricky Whitaker and Timmy Whitaker, all of Corinth; three daughters, Dianne Gray of Hickory Flat, and Linda Whitaker and Lisa Whitaker, both of Corinth; his mother, Mattie Pearl Carroll Whitaker of Corinth; two sisters, Maxine Felks of Corinth and Dora Jean Vassar of Booneville; eight grandchildren.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
White, Mrs. Lydia H.

Corinth – Mrs. Lydia H. White, 87, died Sunday at the Magnolia Hospital.
She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the McPeters Funeral Home chapel with burial in forrest Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. L.C. Whirley of Corinth; two sisters, Mrs. Effie Harbert and Mrs. Lillian McFalls, both of Corinth; three brothers, John M. Hight of Hamilton, Ala.; Will Hight of Morris Chapel, Tenn., Harley Hight of Corinth.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster
White, Odell

Odel White Dies Saturday, March 28th. Odell White of 1316 Dickey Street died at Magnolia Hospital March 28th. He was born in Chickasaw County. Funeral services were at Okolona Sunday, March 29th, at 12 o'clock. Elder Melvin Barnett officiated. Burial was also at Okolona. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maxine White; two sons, Odell White, Jr. of New Jersey and Jesse James White of Nashville; two brothers, Tom Henry Braylord and James Arthur Walron(?), both of Toledo, Ohio and 4 grandchildren. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary transcribed by Tammy Nichols and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
White, Sherrod M.

1889 - Died near Old Danville, this county, Sunday the 7th instantly, Sherrod M. White, aged 71 years. Mr. White was one among the first settlers of the Old Danville neighborhood, moving there from Tennessee about the year 1840. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. He leaves one son and five daughters and a large number of friends to mourn his death.
[Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Wiginton, Jimmy

Funeral services for Jimmy Wade Wiginton, 66, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church of Christ with Minister Terry Smith officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery.
Mr. Wiginton died Monday, May 29,2008, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a member of New Hope Church of Christ and a security guard at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was an inspection technician for ITT and retired with 30 years years of service. He loved spending time with his family and friends -- especially his grandchildren -- and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hedy Lou Wiginton; his parents George Clifford Wiginton and Nellie Grace Wiginton; brothers, Nicky Wiginton and Donnie Wiginton; and a sister, Cherrie Voyles.
Survivors include his sons, Samuel Wade Wiginton and wife Keena of Glen, and Matthew Jason Wiginton and wife of Angel of Mooreville; seven grandchildren, Allison Wiginton, Peyton Wiginton, Jeremy Wiginton, Adam Lambert, Chevy Wiginton, Torrie Huddleston and Tobias Wiginton;two great-grandchildren, Jasen Wade Wiginton and Jimmy Christian Wiginton; brother, Autry Wiginton and wife Oney Mae of Burnsville; sisters, Nelda Bain and husband Ranney, Julie Ann Baswell and Johnny, Maylene Carpenter and husband Marion, all of Glen; other relatives and a host of friends.
Pallbears will be Chevy Wiginton, Jeremy Wade Wiginton, Samuel Wiginton, Matthew Jason Wiginton, Charles Keenum and Ross Keenum.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at New Hope Church of Christ Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Wilbanks, Gene A.

Corinth - Gene A. Wilbanks, 74, died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. to service time today.
Leave online condolences at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net
[Obituary article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission. Submitted 09 Sep 2021,transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Woodard, Miss Mary Nash

November, 1902 - Miss Woodard, daughter of Mrs. M.E. Woodard, died after an illness of several weeks with typhoid fever. The remains will be interred in the Henry cemetery. The deceased was a bright young lady, just emerging from girlhood, and was greatly admired and beloved by her associates and many friends.
Leave online condolences at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net
[Obituary article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission. Submitted 09 Sep 2021,transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
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Zachary, Hinton B.

November, 1902 - Mr. Zachary, 23, died after an illness of several weeks with typhoid fever. Interment will be in the Henry cemetery. For several years he had been employed as a traveling salesman for various wholesale firms.
[Obituary article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission. Submitted 09 Sep 2021,transcribed by Pat Lancaster.





































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