Obituaries

Bennie Walker Jr.

Bennie Dan Walker Jr. "Dannie", 59, passed away at his home in Hickory on April 30, 2018.

Dannie was born on July 12, 1958 in Union to Bennie Dan and Virginia Walker. Dannie married Tammie Lott of Hickory on Sept. 23, 1980.


Mack Fondren

Mr. Mack Wayne Fondren, 94, retired superintendent of education with Union Public Schools, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at his residence in Oxford. Visitation will be from 1:30- 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at Oliver Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 3 p.m.



Miriam Smith

Miriam Janet Smith, 78, of Adamsville, Tenn., (formerly of Carrollton), died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her beloved family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1 at Carrolton Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Neshoba Baptist Church Cemetery in Neshoba County. The Rev.


Isham Snowden Jr.

Mr.  Isham Hailey Snowden Jr. of Decatur, 73, died Friday, April 27, 2018.

Services for Snowden were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 30 in the Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union. Burial was held at the Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. Monday, April 30 at Milling Funeral Home of Union.



Billy Joe Watkins Sr.

Graveside services for Mr. Billy Joe Watkins Sr. were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Union City Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Milling Funeral Home of Union.

Billy Joe Watkins Sr, 82, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at River Birch Assisted Living in Union.


Elnora McCraw Rigdon

Funeral services for Mrs. Elnora McCraw Rigdon will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of Union. The Rev. John Martin will be officiating. Burial will follow in Union City Cemetery.

Mrs. Rigdon, 98, of Union, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Birchwood Assisted Living Center in Union.



Charles Hagan

Funeral services for Charles Hagan were held at noon Wednesday, April 4 at Stephens Funeral Home of Union. Bro. Jeff Hancock officiated. Burial was at Union City Cemetery.

Mr. Hagan, 75, of Union, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at his home.


James Griffith

Services for Rev. James E. Griffith were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union. Burial were held at 1:30 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery in Carthage.

Visitation was held one hour prior to service Wednesday at Milling Funeral Home of Union.



James Wolverton

James W. Wolverton passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Funeral services were conducted by Wilcox Funeral Home, Carthage, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 20. Interment with military honors followed at High Hill Cemetery in Walnut Grove. The Rev.


Bennie Dollar

Bennie Dollar, formerly of Gulfport and Brandon, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 31, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala., where he has resided for the past two years. He was 85.


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