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Mr. Loyd Gunter

Charleston MS

Mr. Loyd Gunter, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Charleston, MS. Family will recieve friends at a catered reception on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am with interment to follow at Magnolia Gardens.

Mr. Gunter was a US Army Veteran, a retired retail clerk from Kroger stores and attended Cowart Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father Christopher Gunter, mother and stepfather John and Gracie Miller and sisters Maybelle Logan & Bettye Miller. He is survived by his daughter Lindsey (Eric) Williams of Batesville, MS and his companion of twenty years, Mary Lou Bonds of Abbeville, MS.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cowart Baptist Church.

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Mrs Irene Bonner Carrigan

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Irene Bonner Carrigan, age 69 , passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Memphis, TN. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Friday, September 19, 2014  from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel.  The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm.

Mrs. Carrigan was a homemaker and a member of Scenic Hills Church of Christ in Pearl, MS.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Helen Bonner and daughter Sonya Mittlestat.  Mrs Carrigan is survived by her daughters Jacqueline (Michael) Byrd of Chester, VA, Tonya Mittlestat of Memphis, TN, Stephanie Milam of Memphis, TN, son Stacy Mittlestat of Memphis, TN; sisters Ruthie Taylor of Memphis, TN, Betty Moore of Courtland, MS, Linda Gatlin of Ripley,TN, thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


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Mr Robert "Charley" Taylor

Charleston, MS

Mr. Robert "Charley" Taylor, age 63, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Enid, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel with a memorial service to follow at 7:00 p.m.

Mr Taylor was a retired Sheriff Deputy of  Washoe County in Reno, Nevada, a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christie Taylor, parents William and Mattie Taylor and brother William Allen Taylor, Jr. He is survived by his daughters Rebecca (Bradley) Taylor Wells of Byhalia MS, Stacy Mae Taylor of Starkville, MS, sister Sylvia Bishop of Mantachie, MS, brother Johnnie (Sondra) Taylor of Enid, MS, five nephews and one niece.


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Mr. Robert (Bud) Pickle Jr.

Mr Robert (Bud) Pickle Jr., age 89, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Charleston, MS.  Family will recieve friends at 5:00 pm at Enid Oak Hill Cemetery for a graveside service on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Mr Pickle was a retired auto mechanic for Tallahatchie Motors, attended First Baptist Church of Charleston, MS and was a US Navy WWII veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Earline Douglas Pickle and is survived by his sister Willie Beatrice Pickle James of Charleston, MS and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Enid Oak Hill Cemetery Association. c/o Melvin Toole 92 Enid Teasdale Rd. Enid MS 38927


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Mr. Fred A. Storey

Charleston, MS

Mr. Fred Allen Storey

Mr. Fred A. Storey, age 64, passed away September 7, 2014. The Family will receive friends at a Memorial Service Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00 am at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

Mr. Storey attended Mt. Pisgah Baptist church and retired from MS State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS in 2008. Mr. Storey was a graduate of Drew High School and MS Delta Community College with an Associate Degree. Mr. Storey also served in the U. S. Navy.

Mr. Storey is survived by his wife Dolores Cocilova  Storey of Oakland, MS; his sons Samuel J. (Sonya) Storey of Merigold, MS and Jonathan (Stacey) Storey of Starkville, MS and grandchildren Anthony and Alex Storey of Merigold, MS and Greyson Storey of Starkville, MS.  Mr. Storey is also survived by three sisters, Dorothy Storey  and Martha Wilkins of Memphis, TN and Sandra Baskette of Boise, ID and five brothers, John (Jean) Storey of Texarkana, AR, Claude (Jeannie) Storey, of Oakland, MS, Wayne Storey of Millsboro, DE, Paul (Suzanne) Storey of Orlando, FL and James (Carolyn) Storey of Drew, MS.  Mr. Storey was preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Ida Mae Storey, his sister Ruth Willhite, and brothers Clyde Storey, Jr. and Ed Storey.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials and donations be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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