John Smith Veazey, 70, of Cleveland, MS

John Smith Veazey, 70, of Cleveland, MS, passed away at Bolivar Medical Center on Friday, January 25, 2013. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Veazey was born in Alligator, MS on February 9, 1942, to Smith Veazey and Annie Louise Gammill. He was married to…


Agnes Ivene Cummings, 98, of Converse, TX

Agnes Ivene Cummings, 98, of Converse, TX, formerly of Rosedale, passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2013, in Beulah Cemetery…


Mrs. Maggie Jackson Reed, 98, of Boyle

Mrs. Maggie Jackson Reed, 98, of Boyle, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Bolivar Medical Center. Visitation will be 1:00-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will immediately follow beginning at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January, 23, 2013 at Ray Funeral Home with…



Vivian Marguerite Long (Jones), 97, of Columbus, MS

Vivian Marguerite Long (Jones), 97, of Columbus, MS, passed away in Columbus, MS on Sunday, January 20, 2013. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Gunter and Peel Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. A Celebration of Life Services will follow beginning at 11:00 am Tuesday, January 22, 2013,…


J.C. (Jim) Mallard, Sr., 86, of Benoit, passed

J.C. (Jim) Mallard, Sr., 86, of Benoit, passed away in Cleveland, MS, on Monday, January 14, 2013. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Central Cemetery with Bro. Floyd Cooper…


Carol Wofford Parker, 97, of Shaw

Carol Wofford Parker, 97, of Shaw, passed away at Walter B. Crook in Ruleville, MS, on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Shaw Methodist Church. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Shaw Methodist Church…


Thomas Alvin Bruce, 66, of Cleveland

Thomas Alvin Bruce, 66, of Cleveland, passed away at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS on Sunday, January 6, 2013. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Ray Funeral…