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Ole Miss Announces Task Force Preparing for Campuswide COVID-19 Vaccinations

Although the exact date when doses will arrive is pending, the University of Mississippi Vaccine Distribution and Administration Task Force is preparing to launch a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:53 am

Obituaries

Joseph “Joe” Hebert

Joseph “Joe” Hebert passed away Jan. 16, 2021, in his home in Oxford. Mr. Hebert was born in Algiers, La. on May 12, 1939, to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:58 am

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Jane Chancey Dubberly

Jane Chancey Dubberly, 87, died peacefully on Jan. 17, 2021, from complications of COVID-19 at her Oxford home with her children Beth and John at her side. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:29 am

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Dave Alan Russell, MD

 Dave Alan Russell, MD died surrounded by family, friends, and lifelong colleagues on Jan. 20, 2021, at Anderson Regional Medical Center, the hospital where he ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:07 am

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Dr. Cora Ellen Norman

Dr. Cora Ellen Norman, 94, passed away of natural causes at home at Cumberland Ridge Assisted Living in Crossville, Tenn., on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. She ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:05 am

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Marilyn McCluskey

Mrs. Marilyn McCluskey, 79, died Thursday, January 14, 2021, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service was Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at 2 p.m. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:04 am

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Sydney Earl Guest

Sydney Earl Guest, 81, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. A visitation was held Saturday, Jan.23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to noon at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:01 am

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Marilyn McCluskey

Mrs. Marilyn McCluskey, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service will be Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at 2 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:30 am

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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

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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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