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Mr. Leslie C. "Buddy" Mabus

Charleston, MS

Mr. Leslie C. "Buddy" Mabus age 77, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Baptist Desoto Hospital, Southaven, MS.  The family will receive friends, Monday July 31, 2017 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Enid, Mississippi from 9:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr." Buddy", looked on by his peers as a master farmer, served in The Mississippi National Guard, having completed his training at Fort Polk, Louisiana in 1961. He was a member of the governors staff for three governors, Bill Waller 1972 to 1976, Cliff Finch 1976 to 1980 and Ray Mabus 1988. He also served the ASCS Committee nine years from 1977 to 1986, a  Board Member of Tippo and Yocona Gins, served Hunter Creek  and Hampton Lake Drainage Districts. A loyal member of the Strider Academy Touch Down Club from 1972-2017, as well as a member of Teasdale Country Club.

Mr. Mabus is survived by his loving wife, Nina Mabus of Phillip, MS; his daughters, Amanda (Ray) Hardy of Tippo, MS, Sherry (Kenny) Weeks of Macel, MS; his son Terry (Dana) Mabus of Teasdale, MS; two sisters, Elizabeth (Curtis) Turner of Grenada, MS and Glenda (Bob) Hardy of Tippo, MS; four grandchildren Ashley Hardy O'neal (Nathan) of Cleveland, MS., Jessie Ray Hardy III (Stacy ) of Tippo, MS., Andy Weeks (Mari Beth) of Charleston, MS Madelyn Weeks Moore (Dustin) of Batesville, MS., and four great-grandchildren Nate & Ava Ray O'neal of Cleveland, MS., and Willa Beth & Alice Ruth Weeks of Charleston, MS.Preceded in death by his parents Ellard and Jessie Mabus, one brother, James Mabus.

The family requests that you consider memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Strider Academy.

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Leslie C. "Buddy" Mabus

Charleston, MS

Mr. Leslie C. "Buddy" Mabus age 77, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Baptist Desoto Hospital, Southaven, MS.  The family will receive friends, Monday July 31, 2017 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Enid, Mississippi from 9:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr." Buddy" a farmer, served in The Mississippi National Guard, having completed his training at Fort Polk, Louisiana in 1961. He was a member of the governors staff for three governors, Bill Waller 1972 to 1976, Cliff Finch 1976 to 1980 and Ray Mabus 1988. He also served the ASCS Committee nine years from 1977 to 1986, a  Board Member of Tippo and Yocona Gins, served Hunter Creek  and Hampton Lake Drainage Districts. A loyal member of the Strider Academy Touch Down Club from 1972-2017, as well as a member of Teasdale Country Club.

Mr. Mabus is survived by his loving wife, Nina Mabus of Phillip, MS; his daughters, Amanda (Ray) Hardy of Tippo, MS, Sherry (Kenny) Weeks of Macel, MS; his son Terry (Dana) Mabus of Teasdale, MS; two sisters, Elizabeth (Curtis) Turner of Grenada, MS and Glenda (Bob) Hardy of Tippo, MS; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents Ellard and Jessie Mabus, one brother, James Mabus.

The family requests that you consider memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Strider Academy.

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Mrs. Kay Walters Ergle

Charleston, Ms

Mrs. Kay Walters Ergle, age 78, passed away at Tallahatchie General Hospital, Charleston, MS on July 16,2017. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 12:45 pm,  Thursday, July 20, 2017, at First Baptist Church, Charleston, MS.  A memorial service will follow visitation at 1:00 pm.

Mrs. Ergle  graduated from The Mississippi University for Women in 1960. She moved to Charleston in 1968 and became an active member of the community. Mrs. Kay was a long time, loving, dedicated and active member of First Baptist Church; her many positions included but were not limited to Director of Hand Bell Choir, Sunday School teacher, VBS, and a member of numerous committees.   She also served on the board of C.A.R.E. and was a retired school teacher for East Tallahatchie County School System.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Jason) Kuns, of North Little Rock, AR;  and her son Jud (Jo Lynn) Ergle of New Orleans, LA; two grandchildren, Frontis William Ergle IV, Theodore Anthony Murray Ergle;  two sister and brother  in laws, Sandra (Virgil) Dugan of Albuquerque, NM  and Bill (Joyce) Norris of Lincoln, NE; two nieces Carol Beth (David) Stewart of Albuquerque, NM and Kathy (Steve) Lindquist of Broomfield, CO; three nephews, Billy (Dianne) Norris of Tocoma, WA, Ben (Lisa) Norris of Omaha, NE, and Fred Norris, of Omaha, NE. Preceding her in death are her husband, Frontis William Ergle Jr.; her parents, Fred (Katherine) Walters; one sister Frances Norris; one brother Fred Wood Walters Jr.

In lieu of flowers the family requests you consider memorial donations to:

First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 179, Charleston, MS 38921, North Central Baptist Association, Camp Lakeside, 1045 Fairfield Dr., Grenada, MS 38901, or Tallahatchie General Hospital Foundation, 201 South Market St., Charleston, MS 38921

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Mrs. Vera Mae Ashmore

ScanImage01Charleston, MS

Mrs. Vera Mae Hall Estridge Ashmore, age 77, passed away in Batesville, MS. on Sunday, July 02, 2017. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 03, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston. The service will be held on Tuesday, July 04, 2017 beginning 11:00 a.m. also in the Chapel of Newsom Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale/Enid community.

Mrs. Ashmore was a current member of Batesville Church of Christ in Batesville, MS., and formerly a member of Jackson Grove Church of Christ in the Teasdale/Enid community.

Survivors include her three daughters, Donnis (Fred) Davis of Batesville, MS., Karen (Dan) Countiss of Brandon, MS., Tracey (Shayne) Coats of Batesville, MS; grandchildren, Lauren (Rob) Jefcoat of Batesville, MS, Amanda (Will) Cook of Batesville, MS, Jonathan Davis of Batesville, MS, Beatrice Countiss of Brandon, MS, Olivia Countiss of Oxford, MS, and Triniti Coats of Batesville, MS; sister-in-law, Sadie Hall of Metairie, La; and five great-grandchildren, Rhyan, Hailey, Gabe, Carlee, and Amelia.

She is prededed in death by her father and mother, Walton Clarence and Vera Best Hall; brother, W. C. Hall, Jr.; sister, Jo Ann Hall Garner;  husband, Donnie Earl Estridge; infant son, Stanley Estridge; husband, James Buford "Dick" Ashmore; grandson, Andrew David Ashmore; nephew, Michael J. Hall.

Family requests you consider memorial contributions to Sardis Lake Christian Camp, Batesville, Ms; in honor of it's 50th Anniversary.

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Ned Rice Taylor

Charleston, Ms

Ned Rice Taylor, age 67, passed away Friday, June 30,2017 at Tallahatchie General Hospital Extended Care Facility, in Charleston, MS.

Ned is survived by his brothers, Julius Roe (Brenda) Taylor and Alex (Dorothy Jean) Taylor; nieces, nephews and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Julius and Mary Agnes Taylor.

The memorial service will be held Sunday, July 9, 2017,  2:00 p.m. at Sherman Cemetery.

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