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Boone Funeral Home

101 North Broad Street
Leland, MS 38756
(662) 686-7171
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Dillon Funeral Home

105 5th Street
Leland, MS 38756
(662) 686-2322
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Frye Funeral Home

608 North Broad Street
Leland, MS 38756
(662) 686-4853
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Leland MS Obituaries and Death Notices

Viola Wagner

Monday, June 26, 2017

EViola was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Ed “Cagle” in 1993, aunts-Caroline and Louise Stark, 3 stillborn siblings, sisters- Ruth and Leo Raabe, Irene and Vernon Rozendal, and her brother-Leland and Mary Ann Liibbe.

Tilden Branch

Monday, June 26, 2017

IN, siblings Walter Branch, Francis Partain, and Carl Branch, 13 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers: James Branch, Marvin Branch, and Leland Branch.Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 30, 2017 also at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com...

Obituaries June 9 - South Strand news

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Healan; a brother, Robert Healan; a sister, Thelma Healan; a stepson, William “Bill” Butler; and a stepdaughter, Bobbie Harrelson.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Georgetown at 219 Cleland Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grahamfuneralhome.org. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home (843) 527-4419.Mickey PostonMickey Allen Poston, 66...

Mississippi doll collector buried dolls as a child in play funerals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

That is just one of the oddities of Nitta Yuma, a Delta community near the banks of Deer Creek in Sharkey County, 40 miles north of Rolling Fork and 35 miles south of Leland.Its story is like many others throughout Mississippi. Once a booming cotton community with a population approaching 600, Nitta Yuma is now home to about 20 souls who wouldn’t consider living elsewhere.But itty bitty Nitta Yuma also is unique. It had electricity before Vicksburg or most cities in the United States.SEE ALSO: 17 weirdly named Mississippi townsA Sept. 23, 1896, story in the Memphis Commercial Appeal carried the headline “Nitta Yuma Is Up To Date.”The story said Nitta Yuma was “entitled to distinction as the most remarkable town on earth, in point of enterprise and metropolitan progress.”It went on to say, “Nitta Yuma’s single street is illuminated by electricity” thanks to the “enterprise and liberality of Henry Phelps, the proprietor of one of the stores.” It described Phelps as an “accomplished electrician.”SEE ALSO: Town of Rodney retains mystical beauty - and 13 residentsFamily members whose roots are 200 years deep in this fertile soil want to share Nitta Yuma with the world, and they have plenty to look at — including nine buildings constructed before the Civil War.“A lot of people preserve their home place, the house they grew up in,” says 60-year-old Henry Vick Phelps III, who grew up on this property and and still lives here, as does his sister, Carolyn May, and his 28-year-old son, Vick. “But we went a little further and kept the other buildings, too.”Phelps credits his grandparents, Henry and Dorothy Phelps, for having the good sense to let the structures be.“We’d like to have a coffee shop, a place where people can stop and relax and then go through the buildi...

Obituaries for Sunday, March 26 - Fresno Bee

Monday, April 03, 2017

Home.SULLENGER — Doris Lee Sullenger, 63, of Clovis died March 21. She was a medical technician. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.WIENS — Leland Edward Wiens, 76, of Fresno died March 21. He was an elementary school administrator for Fresno Unified School District. Memorial: 3 p.m. April 1 at North Fresno Mennonite Brethren Church. Remembrances: Central California Mennonite Residential Services, 3825 E Hampton Way, Suite 110, Fresno, CA 93726 or West Coast Mennonite Central Committee, 1010 G St., Reedley, CA 93654. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.WILLIAMS — Lucy Williams, 88, of Palmdale, formerly of Fresno, died March 12. She was a homemaker. Service: 11 a.m. March 27 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Chapel.

Brenda June Ferguson - The Exponent Telegram

Sunday, February 12, 2017

February 2, 2017, at her residence.She was born on February 15, 1963, in Clarksburg, the daughter of Larry Williams of Ohio and Carol Stout of Shinnston.Brenda is also survived by her husband David Leland Ferguson of 13 years; two daughters, Lisa Ridenour of Alabama and Patience Cox of Orient, IL; and one son, Robert “Bobby” Sendling of Shinnston; one granddaughter, Cadence Lemley; one grandson Matthew Lemley; four brothers, Danny Williams and Donnie “Bub” Hashman, both of Shinnston, Steven Vest of Tunnelton and Roger Williams of Ohio; five sisters, Debbie Quinn and Amanda Hashman, both of Shinnston, Kathy Ridenour of Enterprise, Linda Sendling of Lumberport and Christina Varner of Oklahoma; along with several nieces and nephews.She was a pharmacist technician for Health Direct, Marion, IL, and worked for the city of Shinnston as a secretary. Brenda loved traveling, taking pictures of different scenery, spending time with her grandchildren and going to yard sales with her husband. One of Brenda’s goals was to bring her family closer together and she always tried to find the best in people.Family will receive friends at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike Street, Shinnston, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Brown Sr. and Pastor Donnie Sendling officiating. Interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Mount Clare, WV.On...

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Viola Wagner

Monday, June 26, 2017

EViola was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Ed “Cagle” in 1993, aunts-Caroline and Louise Stark, 3 stillborn siblings, sisters- Ruth and Leo Raabe, Irene and Vernon Rozendal, and her brother-Leland and Mary Ann Liibbe.

Tilden Branch

Monday, June 26, 2017

IN, siblings Walter Branch, Francis Partain, and Carl Branch, 13 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers: James Branch, Marvin Branch, and Leland Branch.Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 30, 2017 also at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com...

Obituaries June 9 - South Strand news

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Healan; a brother, Robert Healan; a sister, Thelma Healan; a stepson, William “Bill” Butler; and a stepdaughter, Bobbie Harrelson.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Georgetown at 219 Cleland Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grahamfuneralhome.org. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home (843) 527-4419.Mickey PostonMickey Allen Poston, 66...

Mississippi doll collector buried dolls as a child in play funerals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

That is just one of the oddities of Nitta Yuma, a Delta community near the banks of Deer Creek in Sharkey County, 40 miles north of Rolling Fork and 35 miles south of Leland.Its story is like many others throughout Mississippi. Once a booming cotton community with a population approaching 600, Nitta Yuma is now home to about 20 souls who wouldn’t consider living elsewhere.But itty bitty Nitta Yuma also is unique. It had electricity before Vicksburg or most cities in the United States.SEE ALSO: 17 weirdly named Mississippi townsA Sept. 23, 1896, story in the Memphis Commercial Appeal carried the headline “Nitta Yuma Is Up To Date.”The story said Nitta Yuma was “entitled to distinction as the most remarkable town on earth, in point of enterprise and metropolitan progress.”It went on to say, “Nitta Yuma’s single street is illuminated by electricity” thanks to the “enterprise and liberality of Henry Phelps, the proprietor of one of the stores.” It described Phelps as an “accomplished electrician.”SEE ALSO: Town of Rodney retains mystical beauty - and 13 residentsFamily members whose roots are 200 years deep in this fertile soil want to share Nitta Yuma with the world, and they have plenty to look at — including nine buildings constructed before the Civil War.“A lot of people preserve their home place, the house they grew up in,” says 60-year-old Henry Vick Phelps III, who grew up on this property and and still lives here, as does his sister, Carolyn May, and his 28-year-old son, Vick. “But we went a little further and kept the other buildings, too.”Phelps credits his grandparents, Henry and Dorothy Phelps, for having the good sense to let the structures be.“We’d like to have a coffee shop, a place where people can stop and relax and then go through the buildi...

Obituaries for Sunday, March 26 - Fresno Bee

Monday, April 03, 2017

Home.SULLENGER — Doris Lee Sullenger, 63, of Clovis died March 21. She was a medical technician. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.WIENS — Leland Edward Wiens, 76, of Fresno died March 21. He was an elementary school administrator for Fresno Unified School District. Memorial: 3 p.m. April 1 at North Fresno Mennonite Brethren Church. Remembrances: Central California Mennonite Residential Services, 3825 E Hampton Way, Suite 110, Fresno, CA 93726 or West Coast Mennonite Central Committee, 1010 G St., Reedley, CA 93654. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.WILLIAMS — Lucy Williams, 88, of Palmdale, formerly of Fresno, died March 12. She was a homemaker. Service: 11 a.m. March 27 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Chapel.

Brenda June Ferguson - The Exponent Telegram

Sunday, February 12, 2017

February 2, 2017, at her residence.She was born on February 15, 1963, in Clarksburg, the daughter of Larry Williams of Ohio and Carol Stout of Shinnston.Brenda is also survived by her husband David Leland Ferguson of 13 years; two daughters, Lisa Ridenour of Alabama and Patience Cox of Orient, IL; and one son, Robert “Bobby” Sendling of Shinnston; one granddaughter, Cadence Lemley; one grandson Matthew Lemley; four brothers, Danny Williams and Donnie “Bub” Hashman, both of Shinnston, Steven Vest of Tunnelton and Roger Williams of Ohio; five sisters, Debbie Quinn and Amanda Hashman, both of Shinnston, Kathy Ridenour of Enterprise, Linda Sendling of Lumberport and Christina Varner of Oklahoma; along with several nieces and nephews.She was a pharmacist technician for Health Direct, Marion, IL, and worked for the city of Shinnston as a secretary. Brenda loved traveling, taking pictures of different scenery, spending time with her grandchildren and going to yard sales with her husband. One of Brenda’s goals was to bring her family closer together and she always tried to find the best in people.Family will receive friends at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike Street, Shinnston, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Brown Sr. and Pastor Donnie Sendling officiating. Interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Mount Clare, WV.On...