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Staff Report, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Obituaries

Betty Katheryn Hilliard Sims

Betty Katheryn Hilliard Sims, was born Jan. 9,1931, in Oxford to the late Theo Hilliard and Katherine Slack-Hilliard.   She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:28 pm

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Melvin Ford

Melvin Ford, age 87, of Water Valley, finished his earthly journey Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born Oct. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:24 pm

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Dewitt “Sparky” Marshall Lovelace

Dewitt “Sparky” Marshall Lovelace passed away on Jan. 2, 2021 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and sons.  Sparky ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:31 pm

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Melissa Ann Marquis Jones

Mrs. Melissa Ann Marquis Jones, 41, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at her home in Abbeville. A private funeral service will be held in the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:26 pm

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Charles Herbert Ellis

Charles Herbert Ellis was born on July 14,1949, and went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday,  Jan. 4, 2021, at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:24 pm

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Clara Smith Hunt

Clara Smith Hunt, 95, of Oxford, passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020.  One of the six siblings, Mrs. Hunt was born on Nov. 8, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:21 pm

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Robert Vernon McElroy “Bob” Harrison

Robert Vernon McElroy “Bob” Harrison — architect, educator, philanthropist, mentor, friend, father and jokester — died in Jackson on Dec. 29, 2020, after celebrating 85 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:19 pm

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Wilson “Pee-Wee” Roberts, Jr.

Wilson “Pee-Wee” Roberts, Jr., 76, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Oxford. The funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:20 pm

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Danny Porter Hall, Sr.

Mr. Danny Porter Hall, Sr. of Oxford, passed away at the age of 80 on Dec. 26, 2020, at The Blake in Oxford. He is ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:17 pm

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Sandra Reynolds Bubrig

Dr. Sandra Reynolds Bubrig, 77, of Hattiesburg, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, after battling Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Dr. Bubrig, a longtime resident of both ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:14 pm

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CSM Charles E. Noble, Jr. (Ret)

It is with profound sadness, the Noble Family must announce the patriarch of our family, Charles E. Noble, Jr. drew his last breath on this ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:11 pm

News

William Winter, Mississippi’s ‘education governor,’ dies at 97

JACKSON, Miss. – Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter, who championed education initiatives, job creation and racial harmony throughout his life, died Friday Dec. 18, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 19, 2020 9:41 am

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Hugh “Skody” Tomlinson Ross, Jr.

Hugh “Skody” Tomlinson Ross, Jr., 80, passed away at his home in Oxford on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Hugh was born in Osceola, Ark. to Hugh T. Ross, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 18, 2020 9:54 am

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Annie Laurie Ray Miller

Mrs. Annie Laurie Ray Miller, 83, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. The family will hold a memorial ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 18, 2020 9:50 am

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Gale Smith Loner

Gale Smith Loner, 67 of Bay St. Louis, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 in Gulfport. Gale was formerly of Slidell, La. and moved to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 18, 2020 9:47 am

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Carl Elmer Murphree, Jr.

Carl Elmer Murphree, Jr., 84, an AG Engineer with USDA, passed away Dec. 9, 2020 at Columbus Baptist Hospital in Columbus, Miss. Graveside services are ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:58 am

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Rosemary Crockett Austin

Mrs. Rosemary Crockett Austin, 76, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at New Albany Health and Rehab. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:56 am

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Frances Eva Kitchens Pearson

Frances Eva Kitchens Pearson, of Oxford, Miss., formerly of Louisville, Miss., died Dec. 7, 2020 at The Blake assisted living facility in Oxford. She was ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:53 am

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Dennis Murphree Ford

Dennis Murphree Ford passed peacefully from this earth on Dec. 8 in Oxford, Mississippi, with his daughters by his side. Visitation was held Friday, Dec. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:50 am

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Sara Nell Trusty Champion

Sara Nell Trusty Champion, 80 of Water Valley, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North-Mississippi in Oxford. The funeral service was held ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:48 am

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Coach Wally Bumpas

Coach Wally Bumpas, 84, of Madison, Mississippi, passed away on Dec.6, 2020, surrounded by family. Born to the late Gilbert Dell Bumpas and Zelma Boren ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:43 am

MS

Holiday Bustle at The Blake at Oxford

Sponsored by The Blake at Oxford by Jenna Mason In a year when Americans are experiencing social isolation at unprecedented levels, residents at The Blake ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 11, 2020 7:41 pm

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