Tommy Glen Strange

BOONEVILLE — Tommy Glen Strange, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

He was born December 11, 1953 to William Tommy Strange and Janie Strange. Before the onset of his sickness, he worked for many years as a carpenter.

There are no services. The arrangements are under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.

He is survived by his one son, Brian Strange; one daughter, Jennifer Strange; and two sisters, Laquita Reece and Shelia McClellan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Geary Thomas

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Jan Jacobs

BALDWYN — Jan Jacobs, 63, passed away on July 22, 2020, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility from complications of multiple sclerosis.

She was born on August 12, 1956, in Oxford. She was raised and attended high school in Valmeyer, Ill, and attended the University of Mississippi. She worked in retail management in several cities in Tennessee. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in her late 20’s but continued to work until 1991 when she moved to Baldwyn. She entered the Baldwyn Nursing Facility in 1999. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Baldwyn.

Funeral services were at Waters Funeral Home on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. with Bro. Neil Davis officiating. Burial was in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

She is survived by her mother, Jean Davis Jacobs of Baldwyn; uncle, Jim Davis, and his wife, Lori; cousins, Zack, Will, Bob, and Ben Davis.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Jacobs of Valmeyer, IL; grandparents, Bud and Edna Rice of Baldwyn and Alfred and Clara Jacobs of St. Louis, MO.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. box 337 Baldwyn, MS, 38824 or the National Multiple Sclerosis Association, P. O. Box 91891, Washington, DC 20090-1891

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family

Thomas Eugene Coker

BOONEVILLE — Thomas Eugene passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his home.

He was born September 8, 1953, to Hermon Thomas Coker and Agnes Martin Coker. He married the love of his life, Wauchita Coker, in 1979, and spent 39 years with her. Mr. Coker loved spending his time watching NASCAR and spending all his time with his family. He is a retired Forest Ranger for the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

A Celebration of Life Graveside service was held at 11 am.m Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the Jones Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Elvia Greenhaw officiating. The services were under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.

He is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Brandenburg (Joseph); one brother, Tulon Coker; one sister, Julie Riddle (Tim); one grandson, Tyler Brandenburg; one sister-in-law, Theresa Streetman; mother-in-law, Quay Johnson; a host of nieces and nephews; and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Wauchita Coker; his parents; two brothers-in-law, Sammy Streetman and Teddy Johnson; and one sister-in-law, Marcia Coker.

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Mandy ‘Ruth Ellon’ Owens

BALDWYN — Mandy Ruth Ellon McCarley Owens, 58, passed away on July 23, 2020, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She loved church, Jesus, worshiping the Lord, decorating rooms, making flower arrangements, shopping, window shopping, yard sales, riding go-carts, loafing with her sister and spending time with her family. She was a member of Grace Tabernacle Pentecostal Church.

Funeral services were at Waters Funeral Home on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 2 p.m. with Bro. Braxton Rutland officiating. Burial was in Pratt Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmy DeWayne “Waynie” Owens of Baldwyn; father, Earl McCarley of Baldwyn; sister, JoEllon (James) Armstrong of Baldwyn; children, Brandon (Panda) Owens, Lil Wayne (Aleshia) Owens and Shonda (Richard May) Owens; grandchildren, Thomas Owens, Kaylee Owens, Andrew Owens, Preston Owens, Konner May, Kolten May, Alaysia May, David Hernandez, Jasmine Hernandez and Albert Hernandez all of Baldwyn.

She was preceded in death by mother, Surene Stephens McCarley; niece, Kristy Armstrong May; nephews, Justin and JJ Armstrong.

Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Owens, Andrew Owens, Preston Owens, Konner May, Kolten May, Jacob Troy, and Blake Troy.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family

Joe William Stagner

Joe William Stagner, 87, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at his home in Booneville.

He was born on June 22, 1933, to William and Harriet Stagner. He was a member of Osborne Creek Baptist Church for many years. Mr. Stagner will be remembered by his family for his love toward children because every child he came in contact with, he would give them $1. He enjoyed making bicycles and watching westerns on TV.

There will be no funeral services. The arrangements are under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.

He is survived by two sisters, Ellen Clark and Marie Norton; two nieces, Reina McKinney and Ruby Ray; and one nephew, J.W. Strickland (Linda).

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Harriet Stagner; four brothers; and three sisters.

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Richard Dewayne Hall

Richard Dewayne Hall was born on November 16, 1967, to William Eugene Hall and Carolyn Marie White Hall. He passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Richard was a retired factory worker. He loved raising his grandkids, fishing, cooking, reading, and he was a friend to everyone. Richard was a Baptist.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. July 27, 2020, at Booneville Funeral Home.

He was survived by two sons, Charles Richard Hall and Harley Hall both of Rienzi; one daughter, C. J. Hall; his mother, Carolyn Patterson of Rienzi; brother, Johnny Wayne Hall; two sisters, Judy L. Rico (Danny) of Omaha, NE; Vicky Selk (Scott) of Lincoln, NE; four grandchildren, Andrew Hall, Eric Hall, Amelia Hall, and William Wilbanks; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death his father; and uncle, Jimmy Wade Hall.

Pallbearers were James Braddock, Harold Cole, Anthony Mason, Kyle Hall, John Hume, Braxton Hall, and Scott Selk.

Irvin Trantham

Irvin Lee Trantham, 97, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 23, 1923, to Amon and Jessie Trantham. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a letter carrier for the USPS. He enjoyed gardening, flea markets, and spending time with his family.

A private graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Jumpertown Cemetery with Bro. Michael Shook officiating. Services are under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Loie Jean Trantham; two sons, Terry (Angie) Trantham and Tommy (Tracey) Trantham; two daughters, Pam (Randy) Scoggins and Patricia (Wes) Smith; four grandchildren, Beth (Marcus) Threadgill, Jennie (Michael) Clayton, Kristin Whitley and Hunter (Ashlynne) Trantham; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Tommy Elliott South

Tommy Elliott South, 67, of Burnsville, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka.

Tommy was retired from Plumrose in Booneville. He enjoyed gospel music and visiting with family and friends.

He is survived by one brother, Larry South; one sister, Margaret Clark; two nephews, Freddie Clark, Jr. (Jennifer) and Bradley Clark (Ashley); two great-nieces, Avari Clark and Callie Clark; a great-nephew, James Elliot Clark; and his special friends, Junior and Ruth Ticer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J. T. and Lylath Elliott South. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is entrusted with arrangements. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, July 30, graveside at New Lebanon Cemetery, officiated by Bro. Rick Johnson. Interment will follow in New Lebanon Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Sherrell Umfress, Redelfe Cordoba, Clifford Williams, Keith Williford, Michael Timbes, and Dewayne Walker.

An online guestbook can be accessed at www.

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