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Mr. Anthony Collins "Tony" Allison

 

Mr. Anthony "Tony" Collins Allison Sr., age 76, passed away June 26, 2016 in Charleston, MS. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Friday July 1, 2016 followed by the Memorial service at 11:30 a.m. at Tippo United Methodist Church in Tippo, MS.

Tony was born June 5, 1940 to Mose John and Maxine Collins Allison. He married Berry Ann Ray from Philipp in August 1958.

When his dad, Mose, Sr. had a stroke in the fall of 1958, Tony promised him that he would complete a bachelor's degree.  He graduated with honors from Mississippi State University in January 1962 then returned home to the community he loved.  From that point he served his community in many different ways.

Tony loved the Tippo United Methodist Church, joining as a young boy in 1949 he began leading the singing about the age of 10.  He remained a faithful member his entire life.  He served as Administrative Chairperson, Sunday School Superintendent, teacher, song leader, lay speaker and youth group leader.  He served on the Strider Academy Board of Directors, and was the Voice of the Strider Academy Ram football team.  A Tippo Little League Baseball Group was established and coached by him.  He served as President of the Tallahatchie Chapter of Mississippi State Alumni Association.

After 26 years of farming, he accepted a position with U. S. Department of Agriculture retiring after 20 years of service in 2007.

Tony was a devoted husband and father.He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Berry Ann. Also surviving him are his two daughters; Ann Trevor (Eddie) Tanous of Lexington, KY,Adria A. (Juan) Matos of New York City, one son, Anthony C. (Tracy) Allison, Jr. of Austin, TX. There are three granddaughters; Chelsea and Emily Tanous, Ashley Allison, five grandsons; David Tanous, Troy and Matthew Allred, Collins and Mose Allison.  He is also survived by his brother Mose (Audre) Allison and sister Joy (Paul,deceased) Amann as well as nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Mose and Maxine Allison.

The family requests memorials to the Tippo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 153, Tippo, MS 38962.

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Opal Mae Hodges

Mrs. Opal Mae Hodges age 75, passed away June 23, 2016, in Grenada, MS.   The family will receive friends at Friendship East Baptist Church,  Saturday June 25 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. with service beginning at 3:00 p.m.  Interment will follow the service in the Friendship East Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Hodges was a member of Paul Baptist Church and  retired from Mississippi Vocational Rehab.

She is survived by her husband, Allen Earl Hodges, Kilmichael, MS; two daughters, Debbie (Steve) Pressgrove, Cascilla, MS, Amy (Chris) Getchel, Scobey, MS; two sons, Allen (Cassondra) Raney, Charleston, MS,  Jason (Becky) Raney, Scobey, MS; one sister Dora Fly, Charleston, MS; and nine grandchildren.

Mrs. Hodges was preceded in death by her first husband, Phil Raney, her parents Vernon and Annie Mae Mounce, three brothers V. P. Mounce, Joe F. Goodson and Paul Mounce.

Family requests memorial contributions be made to Camp Lakeside, Scobey, MS.

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Frank Newton

Charleston, MS

Mr. Frank Newton, age 87, passed away at his home May 28, 2016. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Enid MS with the service at 11:00 a.m., interment will follow in Bethel  Cemetery.

Frank, a retired farmer was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Enid MS, a Korean War Veteran, and  past Treasurer of North Tallahatchie Water Association. Frank was Salutatorian of Enid High School Class of 1947.

He is survived by his step-daughter Sandra Cobb, of Arlington, TX, step-son Jim (Barrie) Cobb, St. Petersburg, FL, a step-granddaughter Corrina Cobb Hayes, Arlington, TX and a nephew Robert Lee Newton, Enid, MS.

Mr. Newton was preceded in death by his wife Ruby Newton, his parents Grover and Minnie Newton, his brother J. D. Newton and a step grandson Jim Bob Cobb.

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Mrs. Helen Christine Graves

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Helen Christine Graves, age 68, passed away May 15, 2016 in Scobey, MS. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday May 18, 2016 at Springhill Church of God of Prophecy, Oakland, MS. The funeral service is May 19, 2016 at Springhill Church of God of Prophecy at 2:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery, Cascilla, MS.

Mrs. Graves, a homemaker and  member of Springhill Church of God of Prophecy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend; a woman that always helped her neighbors and her church.

She is survived  by her husband, Leonard Graves, Scobey, MS, three daughters, Sheri (Roger) Jackson of Scobey, MS, Kristi Hynes, Sardis, MS, and Mandi Guin of Scobey, MS, two sons, Nathaniel (Michelle) Guin of Dresden, TN and Steven Paul (Jennifer) Guin of Charleston, MS; one sister Wanda Trejo of Paris, TN; two brothers, Joe Tyson of Charleston, MS and Bennie (Patricia) Tyson of New Concord, KY; fifteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Graves is preceded in death by her parents, Starnes W. and Izetta E. Tyson and a brother Johnny Tyson.

Memorial contributions may be made  to Southern Hospice Care, Oxford, MS

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Mrs. Edith Hughes

May 16, 2016

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Edith Hughes, age 85, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 in Oxford, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on  Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel.  The funeral service will be Wednesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Springhill Baptist Church, interment will follow at Springhill Cemetery.

Mrs. Hughes, a member of Springhill Baptist Church, was a retired assembly line worker at Rosewood Mfg., Charleston, MS. She is survived by her daughter, Pat Allen of Oxford, MS, her sons, James Hughes of Oakland, MS, Hutson (Denise) Hughes of Paw Paw, MI and Jimmy "Smiley" Hughes, of Charleston, MS, ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren; her sisters Freddie Rutherford of Water Valley, MS, Betty (Loomis) Robertson of Oakland, Ms and Katherine (Pete) Gates of Wetumpka, AL.  Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Hughes, a daughter, Judy Hughes, a son, Terry Hughes, three grandchildren and her parents, John and Adeline Sprouse.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Springhill Baptist Church or Springhill Cemetery.

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