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December 2016

Sheila Joyce Smithey Allred, 69

December 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sheila Joyce Smithey Allred June 8, 1947 – December 28, 2016 Dumas, MS – Sheila Joyce Smithey Allred, 69, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 8, 1947 in Union County to the late Travis and Charlene Melson Smithey. She was a homemaker and [Continue Reading]

Grenade causes bomb scare in New Albany neighborhood

December 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Friday afternoon, December 30th, New Albany law enforcement officers were alerted to a “possible explosive device” when a grenade was found in a residential neighborhood here. New Albany Chief of Police Chris Robertson said a call came about 1 p.m. Friday afternoon from a resident in the [Continue Reading]

The sorriest damned losers we’ve ever seen

December 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

New Albany, MS– Over a pre-Christmas drink at Tallahatchie Gourmet, a friend referred to Clinton supporters and the Obama Administration as the “sorriest damned losers” he’d ever seen. He is a fellow who knows whereof he speaks. He is a practical man with long experience as an effective [Continue Reading]

Mamie Smith, 79

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mamie Smith New Albany-Mamie Jewel Pannell Smith, 79, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in New Albany at New Albany Health and Rehab. She was born February 22, 1937 to Lester Orr Pannell and Lillie Bell Hall Pannell. She retired from Collins Insurance Agency where she worked as Secretary. She was a member of [Continue Reading]

Larry Self, 60

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Larry Self New Albany, MS-Larry Dean Self, 60, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in New Albany at New Albany Health and Rehab. He was born November 29, 1956 to Carroll Frederick Self and Carolyn Beaty Self. He was self-employed as a painter. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He graduated from [Continue Reading]

Hugh White McLarty was widely admired and respected

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- By any measure, Hugh White McLarty had a long and successful life. He founded two successful furniture manufacturing companies. He was a successful and effective civic leader. He succeeded in accumulating thousands of admiring friends — people who worked with him, people he knew in church, [Continue Reading]

Coy Floyd, 63

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Coy Floyd Coy Jane Polston Floyd, 63, died Monday, December 26, 2016, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born August 31, 1953, in Crescent City, CA., to H L and Mary Smith Polston. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016, at Salem [Continue Reading]

Hugh White McLarty, 81

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hugh White McLarty August 28, 1935 – December 26, 2016 Mr. Hugh White McLarty, age 81, died at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, TN on Monday, December 26, 2016. The funeral service will be held Thursday, December 29, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Curt Liles officiating. [Continue Reading]

Janie Lee Wiley Sanford, 94

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Janie Lee Wiley Sanford Janie Lee Wiley Sanford, 94, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany surrounded by family. She was born May 16, 1921 in Union County to the late Elmo and Mary Etta Cobb Wiley. She was a member of Neely Baptist Church. She was loved by many and [Continue Reading]
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