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Thomas Christopher Hammack

October 27, 1971 - August 27, 2017

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas Christopher "Chris" Hammack will be held Wednesday at 2pm at Cherry Cemetery. Rev. Gilbert Allen will be officiating. Special music will be provided by Gale Newell. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hammack, 46, of DeKalb, passed away Sunday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He served his country in the U.S. Army...
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Betty Waddell Hull

July 8, 1934 - August 1, 2017

Services for Mrs. Betty Waddell Hull will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00am at New Hope Methodist Church in DeKalb. The Rev. Steve Lampkin, Rev. Chris Gully and Rev. Mike Hunter will be officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.Mrs. Hull, 83, of DeKalb, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Meridian....
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David Albert Duncan

May 13, 1956 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Betty Flodene Hedgpeth

March 24, 1927 - June 7, 2017

Betty HedgpethFuneral services for Betty Hedgpeth will be scheduled at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.Mrs. Hedgpeth, 90, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at John C. Stennis Hospital.She was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church in Falls Church, VA. She was a wonderful and devoted mother and grandmother.Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Hedgpeth, Sr.;...
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Landon Lee Mitchell

July 17, 1952 - May 23, 2017

Landon "Lance" MitchellFuneral Services for Landon "Lance" Mitchell will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00am at DeKalb Presbyterian Church. Rev. Mike Hunter will be officiating. Burial will be held Pinecrest Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.Mr. Mitchell, 64, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in DeKalb. He was blessed to have a loving family and a...
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Thelma Virginia Briggs McConnell

June 26, 1918 - May 20, 2017

Thelma Virginia Briggs McConnell, 98, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017. Ms. Thelma was born in Briggs, Miss. near Porterville on June 26, 1918. Her parents, John and Maggie Briggs moved the family to Scooba when she was 5 years old. It was here that she lived most of the rest of her life. She and her husband, Clifton McConnell, lived in Hattiesburg for two (2) years prior to World War II in...
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Ronald Newell

March 14, 1959 - May 11, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Newell will be held Saturday at 10 am in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb. Dr. Lynn Barker and Rev. William Warsaw will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Cherry Cemetery. Mr. Newell, 58, of DeKalb, passed away Thursday at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University where he obtained his doctorate...
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Barbara Ann Cherry

August 8, 1960 - April 27, 2017

Barbara Ann CherryGraveside services will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1:00pm at Cherry Cemetery in Porterville. Rev. Chris Gully will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb will be in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Cherry, 56, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Meridian.She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Cherry; children: Daphne Harper, Diana Cherry and Randy Cherry;...
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Elizabeth Ann Johnson

May 7, 1945 - April 18, 2017

Services for Elizabeth Johnson will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00am at DeKalb Baptist Church with Rev. James Ruffin and Rev. Richard Hill officiating. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, MS at 1:30pm. Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.Ms. Johnson, 71, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Meridian. She was a Marine veteran and had a Master...
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Waldene S. Baty

April 24, 1925 - April 1, 2017

Funeral services for Mrs. Waldene Baty will be held Wednesday, April 5th at 1:00 pm. at Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Rev. Keith Williams and Rev. Don Gentry will be officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Baty, 91, of Scooba, passed away Saturday at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a retired factory employee who enjoyed working, sewing and crocheting. The...
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Evelyn Bryan McRaven

June 13, 1924 - January 31, 2017

A graveside service will be held for Mrs. Evelyn McRaven Friday, February 3rd, 1:00 p.m., at Cedar Lawn Cemetery of Scooba with Rev. Ronnie Gomillion officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.Mrs. McRaven, 92, of DeKalb, passed away Tuesday at Poplar Springs Nursing Center in Meridian. She was known as an excellent hostess and socialite who loved to cook. She was...
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Charles Thomas Rowe

June 27, 1942 - January 11, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Charles "Tommy" Rowe will be held Sunday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Rev. Chris Gully is officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. Mr. Rowe, 74, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors. He was a former member of the Hammock Hunting Club and a member of...
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Elijah Dewitt Key

February 28, 1939 - January 10, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Elijah Dewitt Key will be held Thursday at 1pm at First Baptist Church of DeKalb. Rev. James Ruffin, Rev. Jimmy Garrard and Rev. Allen Herrington will be officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Church Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Key, 77, of DeKalb, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Jeff Anderson...
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Roland Grady Graham

July 6, 1924 - December 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Dorothy Jane Hunnicutt

September 21, 1932 - December 29, 2016

Graveside services for Mrs. Dorothy Jane Hunnicutt will be Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Union Cemetery in Kemper County. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hunnicutt, 84, of DeKalb, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital. She was a retired supervisor for Northern Electric. She will always be remembered as a loving mother who...
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Margaret Ann Robertson Beddingfield

September 26, 1943 - December 16, 2016

Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Ann Robertson Beddingfield will be held Monday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Rev. Chris Gully and Rev. Heath Riggs will be officiating. Burial will be in Salem Baptist Church cemetery. Mrs. Beddingfield, 73, of DeKalb passed away Friday, December 16th at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was retired having served in managerial...
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Tami Leigh Harbour

January 10, 1964 - September 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Charles Larue Warren

March 27, 1944 - August 30, 2016

A visitation will be held for Charles Larue Warren on Thursday, September 1st from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Mr. Warren, 72, of DeKalb, passed away Tuesday, August 30th at Specialty Hospital. Mr. Warren was a firefighter who retired from Hutchinson Fire Department in Hutchinson, Kansas after thirteen years of service. He will be most remembered for being a beloved husband,...
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Edward Everett Sheppard

August 11, 1967 - August 18, 2016

Services for Edward "Bill" Sheppard will be held Saturday, August 20th, at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb with Rev. Chris Gully officiating.Mr. Sheppard passed away Thursday morning at John C. Stennis Memorial Center.Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and worker who loved traveling, ball games, hunting, fishing, and Alabama football. He loved watching his...
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Margie Jane Ross Smith

September 3, 1931 - July 30, 2016

Services for Margie Jane Ross Smith will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm at Center Ridge Baptist Church with visitation from 2:00-3:00pm at the church. Burial will follow in the Center Ridge Church Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Rev. James A. Ruffin, Rev. Harvey Troutman and Rev. Mike Sims will officiate. Margie went to be with the Lord on July 30,...
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Jeffrey Bryan Jenkins

August 20, 1968 - July 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Robert Kenneth VanDevender

October 26, 1926 - June 19, 2016

Services for Robert Kenneth VanDevender Sr. will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 10:00 am at Union Hill Church in DeKalb. Bro. Walt Tessier will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Burial will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home in DeKalb. Mr. VanDevender, 89, of Dekalb passed away...
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Charles L. Sciple

September 5, 1925 - June 6, 2016

Services for Charles L. Sciple will be held Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:00pm at Stephens Funeral Home in Dekalb, MS with Rev. Jeff Morgan officiating. Burial with military honors to follow at Chamberlain Cemetery, Kellis Store community, Kemper County, MS. Visitation is prior to service from 1:00 to3:00pm. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.Mr. Sciple, age 90, died June...
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Mamie Edna Warren Cochran

March 19, 1922 - June 3, 2016

A Celebration of Life service for Mamie Edna Warren Cochran will be held Monday at 10 am at Scooba United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Williams conducting the service. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Our beloved Mom and Meme was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 3rd.Born March 19, 1922 to the late Marcus Clyde and...
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Horace Eugene Allred

June 18, 1933 - May 22, 2016

Graveside services for Mr. Horace Eugene Allred, 82, of Porterville, will be Thursday at 11 am in Bay Springs Baptist Cemetery with full military honors. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is handling arrangements. Mr. Allred passed away at his home Sunday. He retired from the Navy as a Master Electrician and worked for National Homes and Boral Brick as an electrician. Survivors include his wife...
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Horace Eugene Vance

June 18, 1933 - May 22, 2016

Graveside service for Horace Eugene Allred 82 of Porterville will be Thursday at11 am in Bay Springs Baptist Cemetery with full military honors. Stephens FuneralHome Dekalb handling arrangements. Mr. Allred passed away at his home Sunday. He retired from the Navy as a Master Electrician and worked forNational Homes and Boral Brick as an electrician. Survivors include his wife Mary Allred,...
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Barbara Ann Owen

June 19, 1946 - April 23, 2016

Graveside services for Mrs. Barbara Ann Owen will be held Tuesday at 2pm at Bethsalem Cemetery in Boligee, AL. Rev. Charlie Long will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Owen, 69, of Scooba passed away Saturday. She was a homemaker who will be remembered as a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother and wife to her husband of 51...
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Laura Marlyn Newell

October 19, 1934 - April 21, 2016

Funeral services for Laura Marlyn Newell, 81, of DeKalb, will be held Sunday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home. Burial in Cherry Cemetery with private services. Rev. Dale Harrison and Rev. Dr. Lynn Barker will officiate. Mrs. Newell passed away Thursday at John C. Stennis Hospital. She had worked a number of years at Commercial Bank and was a store manager. Survivors include her...
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Callie Mae Haskins

February 8, 1925 - April 21, 2016

On April 21, 2016, Mrs. Callie Haskins went home to be with her Heavenly Father.Callie Mae Haskins was born February 8, 1925, to parents Calloway and Bessie Stephens. September 23, 1943, she married Archie B. Haskins. They were the parents of four children; Ina Mae, Douglas, Clara Jean, and Archie Paul. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Archie Haskins, her parents Calloway...
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Janell P. McArthur

September 25, 1927 - March 24, 2016

Graveside services for Janell "Nell" McArthur, age 88, of DeKalb, will be held Monday at 1 pm in Pleasant Springs Presbyterian Church cemetery in Preston with Rev. Mike Sims officiating. Mrs. McArthur passed away Thursday at MS Care Center. She was a lifetime resident of Kemper and a homemaker. Survivors are children Gene McArthur (Laurie) of DeKalb and Sara Nell Moulds (Carl Ray) of Grand Bay,...
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James L. McDonald

June 7, 1922 - March 22, 2016

James Leslie "Jimmy" McDonald, 93, known to most as "Jimmy" or "Mr. Mac" passed away at his home on March 22, 2016 after a long illness. Born in DeKalb on June 7, 1922, Jimmy and his family resided in the delta towns of Drew and Parchmen then later moved to Lizelia before returning to DeKalb permanently in 1936. Graduating from DeKalb High School in 1940, Jimmy attended Mississippi State...
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Walter Ray McFarland

November 17, 1933 - March 6, 2016

Funeral services for Mr. Walter Ray McFarland will be held Wednesday at 1pm at West Kemper Baptist Church. Rev. DeWayne Warren and Rev. Chris Gully will be officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. McFarland , 82, of DeKalb passed away Sunday at the Mississippi Care Center of DeKalb. He served his country in the U.S. Army...
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Wallace M. Aust

September 24, 1931 - March 2, 2016

Graveside services for Mr. Wallace M. Aust will be held Friday, March 4th at 10 am at Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba. Rev. Walter Tessier and Rev. James Granger will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Aust, 84, of Scooba, passed away Wednesday, March 2nd at Regency Hospital in Meridian. He was a retired paper miller for James River Paper Mill and a...
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Eugene C. Goodwin

August 31, 1939 - February 7, 2016

Memorial services for Mr. Eugene C. "Gene" Goodwin will be held at a later date. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Goodwin, 76, of DeKalb passed away at his residence on Sunday. Born in Macon, MS, he attended Macon High School and graduated in 1957 as president of his senior class. Among his numerous activities in high school, "Gene" was the Drum Major for the Macon High...
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William Robert Joyner

May 26, 1940 - February 3, 2016

Services for Mr. William Robert "Bill" Joyner will be held Saturday at 11 am at Stephens Funeral Home chapel in DeKalb. Revs. Larry Joyner and Ben Jones will be officiating. Burial will be in Big Oak Methodist Church cemetery. Mr. Joyner, 75, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was self-employed in the construction as well as being an incredible gunsmith. He enjoyed woodworking,...
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Harold W. Clark

March 12, 1932 - January 6, 2016

Harold Wayne Clark, 83, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 in Ocean Springs.Mr. Clark was retired from KAFB Civil Service after 40 years of service. He also served as an M.P. in the US Army in Korea. Mr. Clark lit up any room that he entered with his great sense of humor. He had a sweet, kind and gentle personality and was loved by all that knew him. He loved old time...
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Harland A. Speed

June 1, 1956 - December 31, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Harland "Pete" Speed will be held Monday at 2pm at Stephens Funeral Home of Dekalb. Rev. Timothy Robertson will be officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. Mr. Speed, 59, of Pearl, passed away at his residence.He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a retired steel fabricator for Con Steel in Flowood. He will be remembered for his love of motorcycles...
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Edna Duggan Kingery Baldwin

December 10, 1927 - December 29, 2015

Services for Edna Duggan Kingery Baldwin will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Scooba Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Cedar Lawn Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.Mrs. Baldwin, 88, of Scooba, passed away Tuesday at Bedford Care Center of Marion. She was a beautician who loved her flowers, especially roses. She will be most remembered for the love she had for her children...
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Sylvia Ann Daws Russell

February 27, 1936 - December 16, 2015

A funeral service for Mrs. Sylvia Ann Daws Russell will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel of DeKalb. Brother James Ruffin will officiate with burial following in the Pinecrest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. before the service. Mrs. Russell, 79 of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015.She is survived by her...
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Scott Hand

May 22, 1936 - December 9, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Scott Leroy Hand will be held Sunday at 1:30 pm at Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb. Burial will follow in Bay Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Porterville. Mr. Hand 79, of DeKalb, passed away on Wednesday. He was a retired aircraft mechanic who will be remembered as a very intelligent man and wonderful father. He was a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi and...
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Norman Ray McKinney

April 11, 1935 - November 16, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Norman Ray McKinney will be held Thursday at 11am at Stephens Funeral Home - DeKalb. Bro. Tommy Miller will be officiating. Burial will be in Twin Cemetery in Wahalak. Mr. McKinney, 80, of Union, (formerly of Scooba) passed away at Hilltop Nursing Center in Union on Monday. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a retired engineer on various river barges primarily...
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William B. Brown

January 13, 1947 - November 10, 2015

Graveside services for William B. Brown will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Blackwater Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Brown, 68, of DeKalb, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. He graduated from DeKalb High School in 1965. He attended East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi State University. He worked in several agricultural and entrepreneurial pursuits throughout his life. However, he was...
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Kenneth Alan McCoy

January 13, 1961 - October 19, 2015

A private family service will be held Friday for Mr. Kenneth Alan McCoy. Mr. McCoy,54, of DeKalb, passed away on Monday in Meridian.Mr. McCoy was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He will be remembered most for the love of his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his daughter Kala Pitts and husband Clifton; sons Casey, Caleb, and Paul Dee McCoy; sister Lisa...
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Samuel Floyd Townsend

January 10, 1921 - October 8, 2015

A graveside service for Mr. Floyd Townsend will be held at 2 o'clock p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Binnsville Cemetery in Scooba. Brother Chris Gully will serve as the attending minister. Mr. Townsend, 94, died at his residence on October 8, 2015. He lived in Scooba where he owned and operated Townsend Cleaners for 35 years. He was also a member of the Lions Club and served as a board member...
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Edward D. Sciple

January 7, 1928 - July 31, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Edward D. Sciple will be held Saturday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Rev. George Sciple will be officiating. Burial will be in Chamberlin Cemetery. Mr. Sciple 87, of DeKalb passed away Friday at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb. Mr. Sciple was a miller by trade and owner of Sciple Water Mill. He will be remembered for the love of his family...
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Jerry J. Anderson

July 7, 1940 - July 19, 2015

Funeral service for Jerry J. Anderson age 75 of Dekalb will be held Tuesday10 am in Stephens Funeral Home -Dekalb with Rev. Chris Gully and Rev. RandyCaldwell officiating. Burial will follow in Cherry Cemetery. Jerry passed awaySunday at John C. Stennis Hospital. He was a member of the Methodist faithand attended Clarks Chapel Methodist Church and was a lifetime resident of the Bluff Springs...
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Hortense Marie McMurtry

August 4, 1933 - July 2, 2015

Funeral services for Hortense Marie McMurtry, age 81, of Scooba will be held at 10 am Monday in Scooba Presbyterian Church with Rev. Wilson Kendrick and Rev. Charlie Long officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb handling arrangements. Mrs. McMurtry passed away Thursday in Scooba. She was a retired seamstress.Survivors include her children Sue...
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Webby Lois Hull

November 2, 1919 - June 24, 2015


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William Clay Farr

September 16, 1954 - June 1, 2015


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Joe R. Price

August 4, 1930 - May 19, 2015


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Jim Leonard Aust

November 27, 1967 - May 14, 2015


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Frances Kelly Hull Gallaher

July 27, 1968 - April 29, 2015

Funeral services for Kelly Hull Gallaher will be Friday, May 8, 2015, at 11:30 at Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb, MS. Brother Chris Gully will officiate. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the services. Burial will follow at New Hope Church Cemetery.Mrs. Gallaher, 46, of Birmingham, MI, formerly Winona, MS and Ontario, OR, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at her sister's, Kristy...
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Letha Marie McKee

June 21, 1929 - February 26, 2015


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JoAnn Briggs

May 27, 1932 - February 18, 2015


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John Burke Campbell

October 26, 1934 - January 18, 2015


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Bryan Dameron McRaven

July 16, 1968 - January 14, 2015


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Ivan Ray Cullum

November 10, 1944 - December 22, 2014


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William E. Owen

December 25, 1942 - December 18, 2014

Graveside services, open to the public, for William E. "Billy" Owen, age 71, of Scooba, will be held Sunday at 2pm in Bethsalem Cemetery near Boligee, AL. Rev's. Doug Stokes and Charlie Long will officiate. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home. Mr. Owen passed away Thursday in his home. He was born in Gastonia, NC, a self employed logger for 61 years, a member of Cross Mountain Church and...
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Rex Allyn Wilson

November 23, 1950 - November 25, 2014


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Michael David Correro

November 9, 1959 - November 20, 2014


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Jeffery R. Cordar

October 23, 1967 - November 5, 2014

Services for Mr. Jeffery Ray "Jeff" Cordar will be held Sunday at 2pm at Stephens Funeral Home chapel in DeKalb. Rev. Charles Long will be officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Cordar , 47, of Scooba, passed away Wednesday at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. He is survived by his wife...
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Brownie Peden

September 11, 1921 - November 2, 2014


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Jerry John Villanueva

January 26, 1936 - October 16, 2014

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David Steedley

September 10, 1937 - September 15, 2014

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Nellie Mae Edwards

February 9, 1912 - August 21, 2014

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Bertha Elizabeth Anderson

January 23, 1930 - August 16, 2014

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Mary P. Seymour

September 17, 1919 - July 28, 2014

Funeral services for Mary Mae Patterson Seymour age 94 of Portervillewill be Wednesday at 1pm in Bay Springs Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Rev. Mike Rasberry will officiate. Mrs. Seymour passed awayat her home Monday in Porterville. She was a retired customer service representative for the Metro Center in Jackson, a member of Bay SpringsBaptist Church, a member of the...
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Carolyn Annette Permenter

December 19, 1936 - June 26, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Frances Evelyn Orr

January 6, 1950 - May 18, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Beth Boyd Bounds

October 30, 1918 - May 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Bernice Virginia Sciple

September 25, 1936 - November 1, 2011

DEKALB - Graveside services for Bernice Virginia Sciple will be held Friday, at 10 a.m., at Chamberlain Cemetery, with Rev. Gerald Butler officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of the arrangements.Mrs. Sciple, 75, of DeKalb, went to her eternal home on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at her residence near DeKalb.
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H. T. Jarvis

November 11, 1916 - October 16, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Edward F. Partridge

November 26, 1940 - September 24, 2011

Services for Edward F. "Ed" Partridge will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with Rev. Stan Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Coy Methodist Church Cemetery near Preston. Mr. Partridge,70 of Dekalb died at his home Saturday, September 24, 2011 after an extended illness. He was a devoted and loving daddy and granddaddy. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran,...
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Odell Moore

March 18, 1929 - September 10, 2011

Stephens Funeral HomeDekalb, MS.Funeral services for Odell Moore age 82 of Dekalb will be held Tuesday Sept. 13, 2011 at 11 am in theChapel of Stephens Funeral Home in Dekalb. Elder Alvin Eubanks, Rev. Ron Nowell and Allen Eves officiating.Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. Mr. Moore was a retired Farmer. He is survived by his wifeEvelyn Anthony Moore and a son Jimmy Dale Moore both of...
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Alpha J. Watkins

December 27, 1924 - August 28, 2011

Mr. Alpha J. WatkinsRetired Mechanic Graveside services for Alpha J. Watkins, will be held at 11:00 a. m. on Friday, Sept. 2nd , at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton. Burial will follow in the Veterans Cemetery, with Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Watkins, age 86, of Kosciusko, formerly of DeKalb, went to his eternal home on...
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Dan Cavitt Meacham

February 3, 1925 - August 28, 2011

Dan Cavitt MeachamRetired Teacher and Principal Services for Dan C. Meacham will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, at the Scooba United Methodist Church. The Reverend Jamie Bailey will officiate, Burial will be in the Scooba Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Meacham, 86, of Scooba, died, surrounded by family and friends, Sunday night...
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Virginia Mosley

September 5, 1916 - July 28, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Myrtle Cooper Hatcher

March 26, 1947 - July 25, 2011

DEKALB - Services for Myrtle M. Cooper Hatcher will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m., at Lynville United Methodist Church, Preston, with Bro. Chris Gully officiating. Burial will be in the Lynville Community Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb in charge of arrangements.Mrs. Hatcher, 64, of Preston, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be...
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Jessie J. Baty

May 5, 1925 - June 4, 2011

Services for Mr. Jessie Baty will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 am at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb. Bro. James Bailey is officiating. Mr. Baty, 86, of Scooba, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb. He was a veteran of World War II and retired from the City of Scooba.Mr. Baty is survived by his wife of 63 years, Waldene Baty, sisters, Ela Mae...
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Levie Jordan Conlee

November 13, 1916 - May 29, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Oscar M. Goodin

February 7, 1915 - May 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Annette R. Nester

April 10, 1915 - April 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Thomas E. Leon

July 3, 1927 - March 24, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Bonnie E. Fleming

November 20, 1924 - March 24, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Helen Merle Sciple

March 19, 1932 - March 21, 2011

Funeral services for Helen Merle Fulton Sciple age 79 of Dekalb will be held Thursday March 24, 2011at 11 am in Stephens Funeral Home Chapel Dekalb with Rev's. Jerry Jones and Walt Tessler officiating.Burial will follow in Chamberlain Cemetery under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home.Mrs. Sciple ,a garment factory inspector, homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and memberof Salem...
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William Alfred Eakes

September 19, 1940 - March 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Frederick Dale Harbour

August 5, 1935 - February 20, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Mildred Beatrice Edmonds

March 5, 1923 - February 8, 2011

Services for Mrs. Mildred Beatrice Edmonds will be held Saturday at 1pm at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb with Rev. Raymond Ray Boyd officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Scooba. Mrs. Edmonds, 87, of the Wahalak Community in Scooba, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at the Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and...
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John Thomas Nester

August 22, 1943 - January 17, 2011

Services for Mr. John T. Nester will be held Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb. Dr. Owen Gordon and Bro. Chris Gully will be officiating. Burial will be in the Union Hill Church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5pm to 8 pm at Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Mr. Nester, 67, of DeKalb passed away January 17th at Jeff Anderson Regional...
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Esther Smith

September 4, 1911 - January 15, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Mary Jane Dudley

December 26, 1938 - January 3, 2011

Funeral services for Mary Jane Dudley, 72, of Scooba, are set for 11:00 A.M on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at the Binnsville United Methodist Church with Rev. Jamie Bailey officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Lawn Cemetery.Ms. Dudley died on Monday, January 3, 2011 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born to the late Franklin Clark and Alma Dotson Eldridge. During her life she...
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Willie L. Mcmillan

May 15, 1928 - January 1, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Willie L. Mcmillan

May 15, 1928 - January 1, 2011

Graveside services for Willie L. McMillan, age 82, of Carthage will be held Monday, January 3, 2011 at 10:30am in Pinecrest Cemetery at DeKalb, MS with Rev. Don Williams officiating. Mr. McMillan passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Hospice in His Hands. He was retired from the Mississippi Game and Fish as a supervisor, Carthage Police Department and Carthage Bank Security Division. He was a...
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Nancy I. Byrd

November 17, 1950 - November 19, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, De Kalb, MS.
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Maude Ellen Kelley

June 13, 1922 - September 5, 2010

Services for Maude E. Kelley will be held on Wednesday, September 8 at 2pm at Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church in Dekalb. Dr. Owen Gordon and Rev. Marvin Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the Rush Cemetery. Mrs. Kelley, 88, of Dekalb, died Sunday, September 5 th at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a bookkeeper for many years. Mrs. Kelley is survived by her daughter, Billie K....
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Eddie Green Sparkman

February 5, 1916 - August 26, 2010

Eddie Green Sparkman born February 5, 1916 born in the Cooksville Community in rural NoxubeeCounty, MS date of deathAugust 26,2070 at Noxubee General Hospital, Macon, MS. He was precededin death by his parentsJames Edwin and Clara Belle Sanders Sparkman his wives HelenReevesSparkman and Melba N. Sparkman, son James E. Sparkman, sisters Augusta S.Nettlesand Mable S. Watt; three brothers Jake,...
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Bonnie Jean VanDevender

February 27, 1927 - August 11, 2010

Funeral services for Bonnie Jean VanDevender will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, August 13th at Dekalb Baptist Church with Reverends James Ruffin and Robert Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pine Crest cemetery. Mrs. VanDevender, 83, of DeKalb, died Wednesday, August 11th at Riley Hospital. Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. VanDevender was owner of VanDevender...
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Ruby Juanita Gully

January 22, 1925 - August 3, 2010

Stephens Funeral HomeDekalb, MS.Ruby Juanita Gully age 85 of Preston, MS. Died August 3, 2010 at Winston County Medical Center inLouisville. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 am in Lynville Methodist church with Rev. ChrisGully and Rev. Randy Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in Lynville Cemetery. She was a retiredshirt factory worker. Survivors include her husband Herman...
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Jimmie Lawson Smith

November 29, 1936 - August 2, 2010

Service for Dr. Jimmie Lawson Smith - (Dr. Jim) will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb, with the Rev. Mike Rasberry and Rev. Wesley Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Bay Springs Cemetery at Porterville MS. Mr. Smith, 73, of Porterville, passed away Monday August 2, 2010, at Anderson Hospital. He was a practicing Medical Doctor in DeKalb for over...
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Christine W. Burrage

September 9, 1920 - July 10, 2010

Christine W. BurrageServices for Christine W. Burrage will be held Tuesday at 1:00 pm at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in Dekalb with Bro. Dennis Marks officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Preston with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.Mrs. Burrage, 89, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 10, 2010 in Ridgeland, Mississippi.She is...
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