Tupelo Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Tupelo, MS

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  • Wednesday | via Newms360.com 

    Retired pharmacist relies on old recipes for best re...

    "My earliest memories are of standing in a chair by my mama and my grandmother as they cooked," said Evans, 67. "That's why I've got a lot of my grandmother's recipes, because I was there watching her and then took the time later to write them down." Evans said he was always allowed to cook whatever he wanted, even if that meant his mother would come home to a flour-dusted kitchen.

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  • Wednesday | via Crescent-News.com 

    Mary Southworth

    Mary E. Southworth, 51, of Defiance, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio.

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  • Sunday May 17 | via Newms360.com 

    Author brings Battle of Tupelo to life

    His new book, "Work for Giants: The Campaign and Battle of Tupelo/Harrisburg," hits close to home for the area. Parson's journey to the battle of Tupelo started in California 37 years ago, when he joined the Navy right out of high school. 1 comment

  • Tuesday May 12 | via Oxford Eagle Online Edition 

    Tuesday's obituaries

    Tommy Wilson Cook - 84, died Friday, May 8, 2015. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Harmontown Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Pinkerton and Dr. Garry Graves officiating.

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  • Friday May 8 | via Amarillo.com 

    Moore legacy - 'He saw what could be'

    There were many virtues that allowed Dr. Winfred Moore to combine almost a fanatical zeal for more than 30 years for First Baptist Church and the city of Amarillo, but there was one thing he didn't really need. "He was not a big fan of sleeping," said Dr. Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church.

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  • Friday May 8 | via Oxford Eagle Online Edition 

    Friday's obituaries

    Ottilie Schwarz Beatty died Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Pensacola, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.Lera Owen Jacobs - 93, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Magnolia Manor in Tupelo.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via Oxford Eagle Online Edition 

    Monday's obituaries

    Jennifer Christine "Chris" Beall Cobb - 43, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at her home in Batesville.

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  • Apr 28, 2014 | via Newms360.com 

    Tupelo rejoices in progress one year after tornado

    The Tupelo Spirit - what city leaders the past several decades have categorized as the area's unique blend of community and civic involvement - was lauded throughout a variety of events Tuesday aimed at celebrating the progress made in a year since an EF3 tornado tore through Tupelo, Lee County and surrounding areas. The tornado left a 31-mile path of destruction that stretched all the way to Itawamba County, devastating residential and commercial areas along the way.

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