All Obituaries


Geraldine Casteel Thomas


Geraldine Casteel Thomas , 73, passed away on Tuesday April 25, 2017, at Diversicare Health & Rehabilitation Center in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley...

Ollie Lue Shinall Coltharp


Ollie Lue Shinall Coltharp, wife of the late J.B. Coltharp and beloved resident of the Pine Grove Community for much of her life, passed away peacefully early Friday morning April 21, 2017 at the...

William Henry Smith


 William Henry Smith, 88, resident of Sachse, TX, native Tippah Countian and a retired U.S. Air Force career Veteran, passed away Monday April 17, 2017 at Medical City Hospital in Plano,...

James Paul Hellums


  James Paul Hellums, 70, resident of the Walnut Community and husband of Patricia "Pat" Cates Hellums, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Sunday morning April 16, 2017 at...

Boyd "Pistol" Morton


 Boyd "Pistol" Morton, 74, resident of Benton County, U.S. Veteran and lifelong resident of the Ashland and Hickory Flat areas, passed away Friday afternoon April 14, 2017 at his...

John Thomas Anderson, Jr.


John T. "Bubba" Anderson, Jr., 58, resident of the Falkner Community and former resident of Ripley, passed away peacefully Monday evening April 10, 2017 at his mother's residence in...

Cornelius McDuff "Demp" Thomas, Jr.


 Cornelius "Demp" Thomas, Jr., 76, resident of the Ripley Community, lifelong Tippah Countian and beloved husband of Geraldine Casteel Thomas, passed away peacefully Monday morning...

Jerry Wayne Pannell


Jerry Wayne "Bubba" Pannell, 53, resident of the Ripley Community and beloved husband of Elaine Cook Pannell, passed away Monday morning April 10, 2017 at Tippah County Hospital...

Adam Thane Watson


Adam Thane Watson, 51 resident of Houston and beloved son of Fagin and Mary Ann Mauney , passed away at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital in Houston, TX.  Private family services and...

Mark Wesley Kennedy


 Mark Wesley Kennedy, 26, resident of the Ripley Community, lifelong Tippah Countian and husband of Hailey Cato Kennedy, died following a tragic accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon...