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Area Obituaries

Phyllis Ballard (4-9-24) service (4-12-24)

Phyllis Ann Ballard, 68, of Shiloh, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, at her residence surrounded by family. She was born on March 4, 1956, in Corinth, Mississippi, to the late John and Bobbie Hartson McAfee. She was a retired waitress for Ed Shaw’s and Hagy’s Catfish Hotel and a member of Mount Vinson Methodist…

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Herbert Brown (4-12-24) no service information

Herbert Brown, 72, of Sardis, Mississippi, passed away on Friday, April 12. He was born on Aug. 26, 1951, in Simpson County, Mississippi, the son of the late John Ephraim and Gracie Gertrude Lucas Brown. Herbert was a farmer, farming for other farmers and Perry Farms in Tunica, Mississippi. In his spare time he enjoyed…

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Yvonne Hanna (4-6-24) service 4-12-24

Yvonne Ellis Hanna, 81, of Savannah, passed away and departed this life on Saturday, April 6. She was born on Nov. 5, 1942, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Maureen Douglas Ellis. On July 27, 1963, she was united in marriage to Sam Hanna, who preceded her in death on June…

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Delois Morris (4-11-24) service 4-13-24

Delois Godwin Morris, 90, of Savannah, passed away on Thursday, April 11. She was born on June 22, 1933 ,in Savannah, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Grady and Marie Young Godwin. On April 5, 1953, she was united in marriage to Leon Morris. Delois and Leon were married for 58 years until Leon preceded…

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Marie Bizzell Pittman (4-8-24) service 4-11-24

Marie Brasher Bizzell Pittman, 52, of Olive Hill, passed away on Monday, April 8. She touched the hearts of many throughout her life’s journey, which began on Dec. 11, 1971, in Savannah. She was the cherished only child of Martha Ann Robertson Brasher and the late Lash LaRue James Nathan Brasher. With her husband Doug…

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Nancy Nelson (3-26-24) service 4-6-24

Nancy Lea Nelson, 86, of Stafford, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was born on Jan. 23, 1938, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to the late Harold and Lois (Bolain) Brown. Mrs. Nelson was an individual of multiple talents. At an early age, she learned cello and piano…

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William Camp (4-13-24) no service information

William Griffin Camp, 78, of Counce, passed away on Saturday, April 13, the son of the late William Louie Camp and Mary Elizabeth Hardy Counce. Mr. Camp honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. He later worked as a fireman in Memphis, Tennessee, until his retirement. No services to announce.

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M. Marie Counce (3-30-24) private service

M. Marie Sharp Counce, 95, of Shiloh, passed away on Saturday, March 30. She was born on Sept. 23, 1928, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Bill Sharp and Mabel Kemp Lichenstein. On April 28, 1972, she was united in marriage to Bobby Lowell Counce, who preceded his wife in death on…

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Jimmie Hill (3-28-24) service 4-2-24

Jimmie Eldridge Hill, 82, of Savannah, passed away on Thursday, March 28, in Corinth, Mississippi. He was born on June 13, 1941, in Hardin County, Tennessee, the son of the late Turner and Francis Pinson Hill. Jimmie worked at Savannah Tire Shop. He attended Souls Harbor Church. Jimmie loved fishing and raising chickens. He is…

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Wanda Riddell (4-7-24) service 4-12-24

Wanda Faye Hovater Riddell, 80, of Tuscumbia, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, April 7. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace Hovater and Mary Edna Love; husband, Bobby Gene Davis; brother, Glenn Hovater; and stepfather, Bill Love. She is survived by her sons, Kevin Davis…

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