Obituaries

Mary Shannon

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary C. Shannon will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Union with Rev. Carl Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Greater Rose Hill M.B. Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.


Edward “Eddie” Blackburn

Mr. Edward “Eddie” Prater Blackburn, of

Decatur, Mississippi, born November 23, 1939 in Fayette, Ala. to the late

Marguerite Prater and Noel Blackburn, passed away at age 78 on Sept 1, in Burbank, Cali.

He was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, and




William “Bill” Butler

Services for Mr. William Leo “Bill” Butler were held 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hopewell Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation was held noon - 1 pm, Saturday at Hopewell Baptist Church.

Mr. Butler, 90, of Little Rock died Tuesday, Oct. 16, at V.A. Nursing Home of Jackson.



Bobbie Vance Chaney

Bobbie Vance Chaney, 90, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7 at her home. Visitation was held Monday, Oct. 8 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home – Union with service beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel. Rev. Jimmy Holder officiated with Rev. Wayne Tate assisting.


Patsy Ruth Black

Patsy Ruth Black, 67, of Union, died Monday, Oct. 8, at Laird Hospital in Union, Mississippi. She was born Friday, September 21, 1951 in Meridian, Mississippi.



David Dilmore

Graveside services for David Allen Dilmore were held 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at Pine Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Brian Chisolm officiated. Dilmore, 42, of Decatur, died Monday, Oct. 8, at his residence.


Elmer Harville

Mr. Elmer Harville, Jr., 43, passed away Sept. 17, at his parent’s residence in Conehatta surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake. Internment is in God’s Care. Officiating will be Bro.



Bobby Pugh

Bobby Clinton Pugh, 80, of Hickory, passed away peacefully at his home, with his loving wife, Annette Pugh, at his side on Wednesday, Oct. 3. He was born Sunday, May 29, 1938 in Hickory.



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