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Shelby Joyce Long McLarty, 79

November 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shelby Joyce Long McLarty: Mrs. Shelby Joyce Long McLarty, age 79, died at her home in New Albany, MS on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Curt Liles officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion [Continue Reading]

James Johnson, 70

November 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

James Johnson: New Albany, MS – James Allen Johnson, 70, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at New Albany Health and Rehab.  He was born to the late John A. and Jewel Goolsby Johnson on December 18, 1945, in New Albany and raised in Hickory Flat. He was a retired barber. He enjoyed trail riding with family and [Continue Reading]

Sarah Nobles, 77

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sarah Nobles New Albany, MS – Sarah Ann Willard Taylor Nobles, 77, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford.  She was born October 30, 1939, in Pinedale to the late Johnny and Mable Thomas Willard. She was a retired from Wal-Mart and was a member of Bethel [Continue Reading]

Bud Ledbetter, 90

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bud Ledbetter New Albany, MS—Joseph Lawrence ‘Bud’ Ledbetter, Jr., died Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born June 29, 1926, in Union County to Joseph Lawrence Ledbetter, Sr., and Mittie Lee Bray Ledbetter. He was a member of Ebenezer ARP Presbyterian Church where he [Continue Reading]

Durrell Potts, 73

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Durrell Potts Etta, MS– Boyce Durrell Potts, 73, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born October 5, 1943 in New Albany to the late James Boyce and the late Mattie Frances Potts. He was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church of Etta, where he was a deacon. He [Continue Reading]

R.I.P. Nelle Harper Lee (1926 – 2016)

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

The American South lost an authentic legend when Nelle Harper Lee died Friday morning, February 19th, at the assisted living facility where she lived in Monroeville, AL. She was admired throughout the world for her novel To Kill A Mockingbird, and she was cherished by her many friends in Alabama. I was not one of [Continue Reading]

Jack Reed, Sr., 1924-2016

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Many have observed that the best, most qualified people don’t run for top public offices. A look at the field of Democrat and Republican pygmies squabbling and preening in this year’s presidential race seems ample proof of that opinion. I am only one of thousands of Americans to complain during the last 30 [Continue Reading]

Christy L. Adair: remarks on Talmadge Littlejohn

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

In response to requests, we are posting a PDF file containing a copy of the remarks made by Christy Littlejohn Adair at the funeral service for her father, Talmadge Littlejohn on Friday October 30, 2015. To see Christy Adair remarks: TDL [Continue Reading]

Talmadge Littlejohn remembered by friends and colleagues

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nearing the end of his third term as a Chancery Court Judge, Talmadge Littlejohn died unexpectedly Monday night in New Albany, after a brief illness. He had celebrated his 80th birthday only a few days earlier, and had presided over a session in his court earlier on the day he died. Littlejohn’s career as an [Continue Reading]
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