Tupelo Obituaries

Tupelo Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Tupelo, MS

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via Newms360.com 

    Local clergy seek to bond community through prayer r...

    As a step toward unity across racial lines and the healing of wounds both old and new, a diverse band of local clergy will organize and host an Aug. 3 prayer rally at the BancorpSouth Arena in downtown Tupelo. Ellis Westbrook, a Plantersville man, had until recently sought to host a large march in Tupelo on July 30. He has now abandoned those plans and thrown his efforts behind the Aug. 3 prayer event.


  • Friday Jul 15 | via MainStreetNews.com 

    Frances Ellington

    Frances Turpen Ellington, 97, passed away Thursday morning, July 14, 2016, in Hospice Care with Allen Smith, her son-in-law, at her bedside. Her dedication to her family and her dear friends has been an inspiration to all who were privileged to have shared in her unconditional love, her unceasing encouragement, her deep personal faith, and her boundless enthusiasm for life.


  • Wednesday Jul 6 | via Choctaw Plaindealer 

    Bertha Dean Richardson

    Bertha Dean Richardson, 74, of Indianola, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Bertha was born in Stewart, MS and was the daughter of Robert A. and Edna E. Dean.


  • Wednesday Jul 6 | via Newms360.com 

    Davis fondly remembered as educator, mentor and athlete

    A community stalwart who made an impact in sports, education and community service was wished farewell during a funeral Tuesday afternoon. Friends, family and colleagues, as well as many athletes who once played for "Coach Davis," filled the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church to honor the life of Calvin Frederick Davis Sr. Davis, 76, passed away Friday at North Mississippi Medical Center.


  • Jun 19, 2016 | via Newms360.com 

    Man dies, police officer injured following traffic stop incident

    A man died Saturday night following a routine traffic stop that turned violent and left a Tupelo Police officer and K-9 injured. A search for the suspect led officers to a hiding place under a house in the Tupelo neighborhood. 63 comments