Walter Wayne Bullard

Funeral services for Walter Wayne Bullard, 74, of Rienzi, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Magnolia Funeral Home – East Chapel with burial at Magnolia Gardens.

Visitation is Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time.

Mr. Bullard died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at his residence in Rienzi.

Jean Burham

Funeral services for Jean Burcham, 81 are 1 p.m. Saturday at McPeters Funeral Directors with burial at Brigman Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time.

Mrs. Burham died March 2, 2021 at her residence. 

Online condolences: mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com

Gene Meredith

CALEDONIA — Lonnie Eugene “Gene” Meredith, 68, left this world and those who loved him on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at his residence.

A second celebration of life service will be at a later date.

William Ellis “Jack” Oaks

Funeral services with military honors for William Ellis “Jack” Oaks, 94 of Cumming, Ga., are 2 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Funeral Home – East Chapel with burial at Farmington Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 12 p.m. until service time.

Mr. Oaks died Sunday, February 28, 2021 at The Oaks at Post Road in Cumming, Ga. 

Jerry Lee Stricklin

BURNSVILLE – Jerry Lee Stricklin passed away on March 3, 2021.

Graveside services were held Thursday at Roland Hills Cemetery.

Kesler Funeral Home in Baldwyn was in charge of arrangements. 

Okey Thornton

A Celebration of Life service for Okey Wayne Thornton, 80, of Corinth is 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Corinth with burial at Henry Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. Masks will be required per family request.

The service will be live-streamed the First Baptist Church Facebook page.

Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jackson Vandiver

Funeral services for Jackson Vandiver, 15, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Hubbard Salem Cemetery in Iuka.

Visitation is Friday at 5:00 p.m.

Mr. Vandiver died Monday, February 22, 2021. 

Vifie Wilbanks

A Celebration of Life service for Vifie Wilbanks, 82 of Walnut, is 2 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home – East Chapel with burial at Community Pentecostal Church Cemetery in Walnut.

Visitation is Friday from 1 p.m. until service time.

Mrs. Wilbanks died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at her residence. 

Staff Writer

Zack Steen was first hired in 1999 as a junior in high school to work in the Daily Corinthian design department. After several years away, he returned in 2014 as staff writer. He's married to the love of his life Brandy and they have 5 wonderful fur-kids.

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