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Frank J Fisher Funeral Home

1830 Cherry Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 636-7373
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Glenwood Funeral Home

145 Highway 80 Vicksburg
Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 636-1414
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Green Acres Memorial Park LLC

191 Highway 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 636-6259
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Jefferson Burial Association

800 Monroe Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183
(601) 638-1641
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Robbins Funeral Home

1327 Main Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183
(601) 636-0941
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Mississippi doll collector buried dolls as a child in play funerals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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 buildings,” Phelps says. “We want to reconstruct the houses back to their original form. We’d like to work with the Delta and serve as an ambassador for the South and for tourism. It’s not going to happen overnight, but it’s something we can do steady along.“I think our audience would be anyone with a passion for old houses and the South and architecture.”Bear tracks and buried dollsNitta Yuma means “bear track” or “trail of the bear” in the Choctaw language.It was settled in 1768, with an original population of 25. In 1805, Burwell Vick purchased the ...

Winners announced in Mississippi-Louisiana AP Competition - Idaho Statesman

Monday, April 03, 2017

Cheryl Owens and Randy Hammons, The Meridian Star, "Firefighter Dies in Crash"; Second, Lindsey Shelton, The Natchez Democrat, "Flooding Forces Crosby Residents to Flee"; Third, John Surratt, The Vicksburg Post, "Man Jumps to his Death from Interstate 20."General News: First, Zack Steen, The Daily Corinthian, "Two Schools' Final Chapter"; Second, Tim Kalich, The Greenwood Commonwealth, "Is Greenwood Ready for Fluoridation?"; Third, Vershal Hogan, The Natchez Democrat, "County Votes to Take State Flag Down."Features: First, Bobby J. Smith, The Daily Corinthian, "Day at the Fair"; Second, Kathryn Eastburn, The Greenwood Commonwealth, "Facebook Justice"; Third, Terri Frazier, The Vicksburg Post, "Jeffery's Friends."Business: First, Kimberly Shelton, The Daily Corinthian, "Soda Shop Pops the Top Off Nostalgia"; Second, Randy Hammons, The Meridian Star, "450 Jobs"; Third, Ernest Herndon, Enterprise-Journal, "Deal Doldrums."Continuing Coverage: First, Matt Williamson, Enterprise-Journal, "Summit Church Dispute"; Second, Ernest Herndon, Enterprise-Journal, "Flood Relief"; Third, John Surratt, Terri Frazier and Staff, The Vicksburg Post, "Murder Suspect Escapes."Investigative/Public Service: First, Donna Ladd and Imani Khayyam, Jackson Free Press, "A Hunger to Live: Interrupting Violence in Jackson, Miss."; Second, Maki Somosot and Bridget Mire, The Daily Comet, "Deadly Standoff"; Third, The Vicksburg Post, "Breast Cancer."Breaking Sports: First, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Clinton Knocks WC out of the Playoffs with Overtime Win"; Second, Teddy Renois, Thibodaux Daily Comet, "Family, Friends Thrilled for Orgeron"; Third, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Vikings' Ride is Over."Sports Enterprise/Feature: First, Davis Potter, The Oxford Eagle, "Oxford Man Makes Name for Himself in Special Olympics"; Second, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Summer Camps, Social Media Alter the Landscape of Footb...

Alice Cain Johnson Knight - Vicksburg Post

Monday, March 06, 2017

Bougere, La. to Robert Cain and Ruth Corley Cain. She was a homemaker most of her life. Mrs. Knight was a member of Bourge Baptist Church and attended Eagle Lake Baptist Church when she was in Vicksburg.She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John T. Knight Jr.; one son, Karl E. Johnson; and two brothers, Marcus Cain and James Cain.Survivors include one son, Johnnie F. Johnson Jr. of Natchez; one daughter, Patricia Johnson Mulder and husband Vernon of Pensacola, Fla.; one stepson, Jeff Knight and wife Betty of Wesson; two stepdaughters, Cathy Roboski and husband Mike of Natchez, and Janet Gay and husband Tim of Natchez; grandchildren, Shelby Johnson, Karly Johnson, Hunter Johnson, Joshua Mulder, Jarred Mulder, Julia Warshaw, Jessica Gay Barnett, John T. Gay, Erica Wooten, Jamie McKay, Brady Knight, Michael Roboski Jr. and Anna Grace Roboski; one sister, Barbara Roberts and husband Lee of Vidalia, La.Memorials may be made to Bourge Baptist Church P. O. Box 2074 Vidalia, LA 71373Online condolence may be sent to lairdfh.com.

Ann Barber Guilott - Bandera County Courier

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ann Barber Guilott1928 – 2017Ann Barber Guilott passed away at her residence on Sunday, Jan. 8.Ms. Guilott was born in Vicksburg, MS, on July 5, 1928. She was raised in Baton Rouge, LA where she attended high school and college. She and her late husband, Clyde Guilott, raised their two children in Lake Charles, LA. In 1968, the young Guilott family vacationed at a Bandera area Dude Ranch and fell in love with the Texas Hill Country, so in 1973 Ann moved making Bandera her permanent home.Ann was a gifted artist, but was also known for her enjoyment of world travel, her unfaltering love for her children and a fondness for animals. She had many friends and will be missed.Ann Barber Guilott is survived by her daughter, Gay Guilott of Bandera; son, Robert Guilott; daughter-in-law, Caroline; granddaughter, Sarah Guilott of Lake Charles, LA; sister, Sue Boxill of Brevard, NC.The Guilott Family wishes to thank the staff of Alamo Area Home Hospice, and all of the doctors, nurses and care-givers who provided for Ann during her prolonged illness. A special thank you goes to Tina Leggett for being there at the end...

Donald L. Goodwin - Vicksburg Post

Monday, December 12, 2016

Donald L. Goodwin died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at his home in Vicksburg.  He was 79.Mr. Goodwin was born in Vicksburg to the late Roy Gordon Goodwin Sr. and Doris Louise Brown Goodwin.  He served in the National Guard for eight years.  He was self-employed as a floor finisher.  He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty S. Goodwin; a daughter, Angela Goodwin; a son, Tony L. Goodwin;  a sister, Charlesie Goodwin; and a brother, Roy Gordon Goodwin Jr.Mr. Goodwin is survived two daughters, Donna Carpenter of Vicksburg and Sherry Knutelski of Rapid City, S.D.; a son, Danny Goodwin of Flora; a sister, Wilma Sherard; also of Vicksburg, and eight grandchildren.Services were 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Riles Funeral Home.Burial followed at Yokena Cemetery.Pallbearers were Bobby Parker, Bruce Goodwin, Rusty Goodwin, Eric Carpenter, Joe Brown, Clarence Lanier, Race Gordon, and Stan Knutelski.  Honorary pallbearer will be Richard Starnes.Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church,...

Mark Gray - Wilson Post

Monday, December 12, 2016

Mark Gray, singer/songwriter, was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he began singing gospel music and learned to play piano. Later, he became a finalist on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour.While singing with the Revelations, he was spotted by the Oak Ridge Boys, who asked Gray to join their publishing company and appear on their tours.From there he joined Exile, in 1979, where he co-wrote with J.P. Pennington, "Take Me Down" (1982) and "The Closer You Get" (1983), which became major hits for Alabama. In 1981 Gray became a solo artist and released 3 albums with CBS which earned him 4 Top Ten Hits. Gray was also well known for his duet with Tammy Wynette, "Sometimes When We Touch".The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor Danny Sellars, is 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home.Interment in Learned, Mississippi.Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, (615) 444-9393...

Harley Harris - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Monday, September 26, 2016

Dec. 25, 1955, in Monticello. She survives.Other survivors include one son, Kenneth Edwin Harris of Rosenburg, Texas; two daughters, Cheri Ann Harrison of Kingwood, Texas, and Lori Lea Smith of Vicksburg, Miss.; two sisters, Wilma Edwards of DeLand and Freda Nibling of Monticello; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Before his retirement in 1988, Mr. Harris was employed for 37 years as a warehouseman at Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul. After his retirement, he was employed for 10 years as the janitor at the First Christian Church in Champaign.When he and his wife moved to Mahomet, he was employed for several years as a school bus driver for the Mahomet-Seymour Unit 3 school district.He was a graduate of Fairfield High School.He was a member of First Christian Church of Champaign.Memorials may be made to his church.Please view the online obituary and send condolences to the family at www.HeathandVaughn.com.

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

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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 buildings,” Phelps says. “We want to reconstruct the houses back to their original form. We’d like to work with the Delta and serve as an ambassador for the South and for tourism. It’s not going to happen overnight, but it’s something we can do steady along.“I think our audience would be anyone with a passion for old houses and the South and architecture.”Bear tracks and buried dollsNitta Yuma means “bear track” or “trail of the bear” in the Choctaw language.It was settled in 1768, with an original population of 25. In 1805, Burwell Vick purchased the ...

Winners announced in Mississippi-Louisiana AP Competition - Idaho Statesman

Monday, April 03, 2017

Cheryl Owens and Randy Hammons, The Meridian Star, "Firefighter Dies in Crash"; Second, Lindsey Shelton, The Natchez Democrat, "Flooding Forces Crosby Residents to Flee"; Third, John Surratt, The Vicksburg Post, "Man Jumps to his Death from Interstate 20."General News: First, Zack Steen, The Daily Corinthian, "Two Schools' Final Chapter"; Second, Tim Kalich, The Greenwood Commonwealth, "Is Greenwood Ready for Fluoridation?"; Third, Vershal Hogan, The Natchez Democrat, "County Votes to Take State Flag Down."Features: First, Bobby J. Smith, The Daily Corinthian, "Day at the Fair"; Second, Kathryn Eastburn, The Greenwood Commonwealth, "Facebook Justice"; Third, Terri Frazier, The Vicksburg Post, "Jeffery's Friends."Business: First, Kimberly Shelton, The Daily Corinthian, "Soda Shop Pops the Top Off Nostalgia"; Second, Randy Hammons, The Meridian Star, "450 Jobs"; Third, Ernest Herndon, Enterprise-Journal, "Deal Doldrums."Continuing Coverage: First, Matt Williamson, Enterprise-Journal, "Summit Church Dispute"; Second, Ernest Herndon, Enterprise-Journal, "Flood Relief"; Third, John Surratt, Terri Frazier and Staff, The Vicksburg Post, "Murder Suspect Escapes."Investigative/Public Service: First, Donna Ladd and Imani Khayyam, Jackson Free Press, "A Hunger to Live: Interrupting Violence in Jackson, Miss."; Second, Maki Somosot and Bridget Mire, The Daily Comet, "Deadly Standoff"; Third, The Vicksburg Post, "Breast Cancer."Breaking Sports: First, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Clinton Knocks WC out of the Playoffs with Overtime Win"; Second, Teddy Renois, Thibodaux Daily Comet, "Family, Friends Thrilled for Orgeron"; Third, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Vikings' Ride is Over."Sports Enterprise/Feature: First, Davis Potter, The Oxford Eagle, "Oxford Man Makes Name for Himself in Special Olympics"; Second, Ernest Bowker, The Vicksburg Post, "Summer Camps, Social Media Alter the Landscape of Footb...

Alice Cain Johnson Knight - Vicksburg Post

Monday, March 06, 2017

Bougere, La. to Robert Cain and Ruth Corley Cain. She was a homemaker most of her life. Mrs. Knight was a member of Bourge Baptist Church and attended Eagle Lake Baptist Church when she was in Vicksburg.She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John T. Knight Jr.; one son, Karl E. Johnson; and two brothers, Marcus Cain and James Cain.Survivors include one son, Johnnie F. Johnson Jr. of Natchez; one daughter, Patricia Johnson Mulder and husband Vernon of Pensacola, Fla.; one stepson, Jeff Knight and wife Betty of Wesson; two stepdaughters, Cathy Roboski and husband Mike of Natchez, and Janet Gay and husband Tim of Natchez; grandchildren, Shelby Johnson, Karly Johnson, Hunter Johnson, Joshua Mulder, Jarred Mulder, Julia Warshaw, Jessica Gay Barnett, John T. Gay, Erica Wooten, Jamie McKay, Brady Knight, Michael Roboski Jr. and Anna Grace Roboski; one sister, Barbara Roberts and husband Lee of Vidalia, La.Memorials may be made to Bourge Baptist Church P. O. Box 2074 Vidalia, LA 71373Online condolence may be sent to lairdfh.com.

Ann Barber Guilott - Bandera County Courier

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ann Barber Guilott1928 – 2017Ann Barber Guilott passed away at her residence on Sunday, Jan. 8.Ms. Guilott was born in Vicksburg, MS, on July 5, 1928. She was raised in Baton Rouge, LA where she attended high school and college. She and her late husband, Clyde Guilott, raised their two children in Lake Charles, LA. In 1968, the young Guilott family vacationed at a Bandera area Dude Ranch and fell in love with the Texas Hill Country, so in 1973 Ann moved making Bandera her permanent home.Ann was a gifted artist, but was also known for her enjoyment of world travel, her unfaltering love for her children and a fondness for animals. She had many friends and will be missed.Ann Barber Guilott is survived by her daughter, Gay Guilott of Bandera; son, Robert Guilott; daughter-in-law, Caroline; granddaughter, Sarah Guilott of Lake Charles, LA; sister, Sue Boxill of Brevard, NC.The Guilott Family wishes to thank the staff of Alamo Area Home Hospice, and all of the doctors, nurses and care-givers who provided for Ann during her prolonged illness. A special thank you goes to Tina Leggett for being there at the end...

Donald L. Goodwin - Vicksburg Post

Monday, December 12, 2016

Donald L. Goodwin died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at his home in Vicksburg.  He was 79.Mr. Goodwin was born in Vicksburg to the late Roy Gordon Goodwin Sr. and Doris Louise Brown Goodwin.  He served in the National Guard for eight years.  He was self-employed as a floor finisher.  He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty S. Goodwin; a daughter, Angela Goodwin; a son, Tony L. Goodwin;  a sister, Charlesie Goodwin; and a brother, Roy Gordon Goodwin Jr.Mr. Goodwin is survived two daughters, Donna Carpenter of Vicksburg and Sherry Knutelski of Rapid City, S.D.; a son, Danny Goodwin of Flora; a sister, Wilma Sherard; also of Vicksburg, and eight grandchildren.Services were 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Riles Funeral Home.Burial followed at Yokena Cemetery.Pallbearers were Bobby Parker, Bruce Goodwin, Rusty Goodwin, Eric Carpenter, Joe Brown, Clarence Lanier, Race Gordon, and Stan Knutelski.  Honorary pallbearer will be Richard Starnes.Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church,...

Mark Gray - Wilson Post

Monday, December 12, 2016

Mark Gray, singer/songwriter, was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he began singing gospel music and learned to play piano. Later, he became a finalist on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour.While singing with the Revelations, he was spotted by the Oak Ridge Boys, who asked Gray to join their publishing company and appear on their tours.From there he joined Exile, in 1979, where he co-wrote with J.P. Pennington, "Take Me Down" (1982) and "The Closer You Get" (1983), which became major hits for Alabama. In 1981 Gray became a solo artist and released 3 albums with CBS which earned him 4 Top Ten Hits. Gray was also well known for his duet with Tammy Wynette, "Sometimes When We Touch".The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor Danny Sellars, is 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home.Interment in Learned, Mississippi.Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, (615) 444-9393...

Harley Harris - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Monday, September 26, 2016

Dec. 25, 1955, in Monticello. She survives.Other survivors include one son, Kenneth Edwin Harris of Rosenburg, Texas; two daughters, Cheri Ann Harrison of Kingwood, Texas, and Lori Lea Smith of Vicksburg, Miss.; two sisters, Wilma Edwards of DeLand and Freda Nibling of Monticello; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Before his retirement in 1988, Mr. Harris was employed for 37 years as a warehouseman at Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul. After his retirement, he was employed for 10 years as the janitor at the First Christian Church in Champaign.When he and his wife moved to Mahomet, he was employed for several years as a school bus driver for the Mahomet-Seymour Unit 3 school district.He was a graduate of Fairfield High School.He was a member of First Christian Church of Champaign.Memorials may be made to his church.Please view the online obituary and send condolences to the family at www.HeathandVaughn.com.