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Arnet Barnes

Funeral services for Arnet Franklin Barnes, 81, are set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Wages and Bro. Jackie Suggs officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Chewella, Tenn.

Mr. Barnes died Friday, November 8, 2013 at his residence.

He was born April 11, 1932 in McNairy County to the late Clifford and Lola Mae Barnes. He was a retired scrap metal dealer, owning Barnes Scrap Metal, was a member of the West Corinth Baptist Church. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, and was also a 32 degree Mason and a Shriner. He enjoyed quail hunting, mowing his yard and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, J.R., Melzar, Grady, Shorty, and J.B. Barnes; and a sister, Cedailua Taylor.

He is survived by his wife Treva Suggs Barnes of Corinth; son, Pat Barnes and his wife Christy of Corinth; daughters, Lola Barnes and her fiancé Steve Wilson of Fremont, Ca., Kim Bishop and her husband Terry of Starkville, and Kelly Phillips and her husband John of Herando; grandchildren, Leah (Berry) Parker, Chassey (Creighton) Nelms, Shelbi Barnes, Lauren and Olivia Phillips; step-grandchildren, Jacob and Alyssa Bishop; great-grandchildren, Preston and Nate Ramsey; and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers are Rocky Harben, Rickey Suggs, Grady Suitor, Bubba Suitor, Junior Morgan and Tommy Barnes.

Honorary pallbearers are Dave Morris, Phil Morris, Jackie Suggs, Gerald Essary, Terry Bishop and John Hutcheson.

Family will receive friends today from 1 p.m. to service time.

Condolences can be left at

Mary Edna Long Oates

BIRMINGHAM, ALA., -- Funeral services for Mary Edna Long Oates, 88, of Birmingham, Ala., will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Oakland Baptist Church in Corinth with burial at the Corinth National Cemetery.

She died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 after a brief illness.

She was born in Starkville, on August 7, 1925 to Dr. F.B. Long and Ethel Lee Clardy Long. She graduated from Starkville High School and attended Mississippi State College for Women. Mary wed Sherman Ogden Oates on Christmas Eve, 1944. They eventually made their home in Corinth for over 40 years. Their vibrant Christian marriage became the cornerstone of Heritage Home seminars for women which she developed and led. With humor, Godly principles, and timely instructions for building a spiritual home, Mary and her group of prayer partners traveled to more than 70 churches to bring her God-given message. She loved her roles of being a wife, mother, homemaker, cook, Sunday school teacher and grandmother. She will be remembered for her kindness, devotion to the Lord, and her spiritual mentoring of many wives and mothers. In recent years Mary was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Birmingham where she taught Sunday school.

She is survived by two daughters, Carole Lynch (Larry) and Janey Lamphron (Jim); five grandchildren, Melissa Lewis (Ken), Virginia Tilleros (Steve), Rebecca Daniel (Wes), Audrey Rickert (Jeff), Luke Lamphron (Leah), Emma Lamphron and 10 great-grandchildren. She has many spiritual daughters whom she has mentored through the years.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Ogden Oates; her parents, and step-mother, Maggie Long.

Dr. Randy Bostick and Dr. Tommy Vinson will be officiating. Reverend Willie Walker will also take part of the service.

Visitation will be at Oakland Baptist Church on Monday, November 11 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. McPeters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to African orphans’ relief fund, Kenya Care Partners, 103 St. Andrews Place, Tullahoma, Tenn., 37388. Lakeside Baptist Church Mission Fund at 2865 Old Rocky Ridge Road, Birmingham, Ala., 35216 or to your charity of choice.

Frances Arnold Vaughn

Funeral services for Frances Arnold Vaughn, 63, will be held on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Funeral Chapel of Memories with burial at Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at UAB Hospital - Birmingham, Ala.

She was born on Feb. 11, 1950.

She was a retired Administrative Secretary for ITT and also Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was of the Methodist faith and was a graduate of Corinth High School. She graduated in 1968 and she loved her family and friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and she was an avid reader. Her favorite author was Debbie Macomber. She also enjoyed sewing and doing crafts.

She is survived by her daughters, Rachel Arnold Larkin (Eddie) of Corinth, Gretchen Arnold Zmitrovich (Eric) of Jackson, Miss; five grandchildren, Ashleigh Ballard, Caitlynn Ballard, Caleb Zmitrovich, Aaron Zmitrovich and Helena Zmitrovich; father of her children, Eddy Arnold of Corinth; sister, Reba Settlemires (Harold) of Theo; sister-in-law, Sandy Bauer of Bethel Springs, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Keith Mincy of Glen; other relatives and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Eddie Bauer; mother, Reba Calhoun Bauer; brother, Raymond Bauer; and sister Phyllis Mincy.

Pallbearers include Joey Bauer, Jacky Bauer, Harold Settlemires, Trent Settlemires, Brandon Mincy and Brad Mincy.

Bro. Charlie Browning and Bro. Ronald Wilbanks will be officiating.

Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. and on Monday, Nov. 11 from noon until service time at Magnolia Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alcorn County Humane Society.

Benny Carroll

RIPLEY -- Funeral services for Benny Dean Carroll, 52, will be held today at 2 p.m. at New Covenant Christian Assembly with burial at Antioch Cemetery in Ripley.

He died on Friday, Nov. 8 2013 at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1961.

He was a skilled truck driver for 31 years and he was a member of a non-denominational church.

He is survived by his father, Lawson Carroll of Blue Mountain; sisters, Dorothy Ketchum (Lamar), Twila Johnston (J. O.), Becky Hall (Ronnie), Ilene Lewis (Tommy), all of Ripley, Glenda Hunt (Gaylon) of Ashland and Maxine Holley of Tiplersville; brothers, Allen Carroll (Betty) and Roy Carroll (Sarah) both of Ripley; nieces and nephews, Cheryl Bass, Shellye Wilson, Fred Ketchum, Gale Rogers, Glen Hall, Keith Hall, Mark Johnston, Stacey Johnston, Lane Carroll, Dustan Carroll, Jason Carroll, Margaret Russell, Mitchell Newby, April Drewery, Bradley Carroll, Christy Hall; and a host of great-great nieces and nephews; special great-nephews, Easton and Graydon Newby.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lennie Lee Akins Carroll; four brothers-in-law, K.O. Holley, Floyd Newby, Wayne Rickman and Billy Glidewell; one sister-in-law, Shirley Carroll.

Bro. Titus Mathis will officiate with eulogy by Mitchell Newby.

Visitation is set for today from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at McBride Funeral Home, and at 1 p.m. until service time at the church.

Boyce Reed

Funeral services for Lindon Boyce Reed, 82, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Funeral Home with the burial at Henry Cemetery.

He died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center.

He was born on Sept. 13, 1931.

He was a retired tool grinder for Dana Corp. with 25 years of service.

He was a member of Meeks St. Church of Christ.

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Reed Johnson (Paul) of Corinth; brother, Joe Dan Reed (Patricia) of New Albany; sister, Earlene Coltharp of Collierville, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Riley Reed (Melissa), Hannah Reed Sleeper (Todd), Rebekah Reed McDaniel, Leanna Johnson (Joe), Emily Anne Johnson Noble (Jeremy); and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy M. Reed; son, Dan Reed; Father, Cletus B. Reed; mother, Dora Huggins Reed; and sister, Laverene Veal.

Minister Chuck Richardson will be officiating.

Pallbearers include Riley Reed, Todd Sleeper, Joe Johnsey, Jeremy Noble, Mike Reed and Billy Veal.

Visitation is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. until service time at Magnolia Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Center - Tupelo.
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