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Bessie Liles Calder
1/8/1948 - 4/28/2024
Bessie Irene Liles Calder, aged 76, of Coffeeville, MS, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, April 28, 2024. She was born on January 8, 1948, in Coffeeville, MS, to the late Ben Liles Sr. and Mary Grace Gore Liles. She spent her formative years in Coffeeville, Mississippi, where she received her education at Coffeeville Schools. Bessie later married Robert Glenn Calder on May 6, 1966. Throughout her life, she worked in various factories in and around Yalobusha County. Bessie's warm and loving spirit was a beacon of kindness in her community. Her dedication to her church, faith, and savior Jesus Christ was evident in all aspects of her life. Her passion for gardening and caring for animals brought her immense joy and fulfillment. The memories of her unwavering love and compassion will forever be cherished by those who had the privilege of knowing her. Bessie Irene Calder will be deeply missed, but her memory will endure eternally.

Visitation is planned for Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at Elam Baptist Church, Coffeeville, MS from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Services will be Thursday, May 2, 2024, at Elam Baptist Church at 12:00 PM with a previous hour of visitation from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at Elam Cemetery in Coffeeville, MS.

Bessie is survived by her children Bessie Lynn Dunn (Larry) of Houston, MS, Robert Glenn Calder Jr. (Charlie Ann) of Coffeeville, MS, and Russell Sidney Calder(Akesha) of Coffeeville, MS. Grandchildren Larry Dunn Jr. (Kassi) of Houston, MS, Daniel DUnn (Victoria) of Houston, MS, Tamnin Dunn of Tupelo, MS, Connor Calder, Ryliegh Calder and Shawn Calder all of Coffeeville, MS; two great-grandchildren Rhett Dunn and Emerson Dunn; and special family and friends Lee & Connie Church

Along with her parents, Bessie is preceded in death by her husband Robert Glenn Calder Sr., her brother Ben liles Jr.; and two great-grandchildren Jacob and Oaklen Dunn.

$100 of $7,000 raised
1.4285714285714285714285714300 % Complete
WATER VALLEY, MS
Mehki Moore
9/7/2006 - 4/16/2024
Mehki Moore, 17, of Columbia, MO passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. Arrangements are pending.

$440 of $1,895 raised
23.218997361477572559366754620 % Complete
Boonville, MO
Robert Joseph “Joey” Henson
2/10/1975 - 4/28/2024
Robert Joseph “Joey” Henson, age 49, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2024, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

He was born February 10, 1975, in Flora, the son of Thomas Joseph Henson and Brenda Sue Farris.

Joey was a member of the Local 653 Plumbers Pipefitters Union. He enjoyed time spent fishing, mushroom hunting, trapping crawdads, playing video games, playing the guitar, and drawing. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his willingness to always help others. Joey truly loved his family and held a special place in his heart for all of his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by a daughter: Megan Goodwin of Newburgh, Indiana; grandchildren: Vada Rose, Joseph David, Hunter Matthew, and Alexander James; parents: Tom and Shirley Henson of Xenia and Brenda Colman of Louisville; siblings: Stevie Habbe of Louisville, Lara (Scott) Casolari of Louisville, Shelley (Rob) Hunt of Xenia, Tommy Henson of Xenia, and Julie (Dennis) Duckwitz of St. Elmo; aunts and uncles: Lenny (Marie) Henson of Flora, Wanda Gish of Sailor Springs, Leon Farris of Louisville, and Jeanie (Jim) White of Iuka; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Sheila Sue Henson; stepfather: Jerry Colman; stepbrother: Barry Coughlin; granddaughter: Madeline Grace; 2 nieces: Kasandra Henson and Kasara RaeLynn Hawks; a special cousin: Megan Henson; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home. Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a condolence or memory, visit: www.frankandbright.com

$625 of $7,000 raised
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Flora, IL
Myrtle L. Thompson
2/5/1958 - 5/20/2024
Our solemn duty is to announce the transition of Myrtle Thompson,66 of Morganton, who passed away on May 20, 2024, at her residence. Please keep the Thompson family in your thoughts and prayers. The family has asked that memorial contributions in honor of Ms. Thompson be made on this donation page.

$50 of $6,300 raised
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Morganton, NC
Jeremy J. Deem
11/1/1976 - 4/13/2024
Jeremy Joe Deem, age 47, of Rinard, Illinois, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2024.

He was born November 1, 1976, in Terre Haute, Indiana, the son of Drue Allison Deem and Kathy Lee (Phillips).

Jeremy dedicated over 27 years of his life to working in the oil fields, most recently with Pioneer Oil Company in Vincennes. He had a natural talent for fixing things, especially anything mechanical, like cars, motorcycles, and small engines. Jeremy loved spending time outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing, or just enjoying nature. But above all, he cherished his family deeply with all of his heart.

Jeremy is survived by 2 sons, Trevor Deem of Maricopa, Arizona, and Isaiah Deem of Flora; his mother and father, Kathy and Gary Eskew of Flora; a sister, Rachel (Jason) Salemme of Flora; a brother, Jason Eskew (Holly Johnson); several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and friend, Krystal Deem.

He was preceded in passing by his father, Drue Deem; his wife, Carey Deem; and his son, Cory Deem.

A celebration of life gathering for family and friends will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations are suggested to assist the family with expenses, and these will be accepted by the funeral home. To share a condolence or memory, visit: www.frankandbright.com

$50 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Flora, IL
Tracy-Ann "Chyna" Douglass
6/8/1985 - 4/9/2024
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Chyna of Bronx, New York. Chyna transitioned from this earthly life on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024. The Douglas Family and connected families solicit your prayers and financial support as they face this difficult time. Thank you!

If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again.
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

$30 of $7,000 raised
0.4285714285714285714285714300 % Complete
Bronx, NY
Rachel Fae Jones-Welch
5/19/1969 - 4/20/2024
Rachel Fae Jones, age 54, an Atoka, OK resident. She was born on Monday, May 19, 1969, to William Clarence and Lela Mae (Compton) Jones, at Oroville, CA. Rachel passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at her home in Atoka, OK. She attended school in Brooklyn, Arkansas, Tupelo Public School in Tupelo, Oklahoma, and acquired her GED. She then went on to attend Vo-Tech school for Nursing. Rachel was a Cashier at the Caddo Superette. Rachel and Donald Welch enjoyed 30 years together before tying the knot on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at Atoka, Oklahoma. Rachel enjoyed reading, painting, coloring, and walking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Rachel is survived by her husband, Donald Welch of the home in Atoka, OK; daughter, Felica Allen and husband Josh Casey of Caney, OK; sons, Travis Allen of Moore, OK, Dalton Welch and wife Brittany of MO; grandchildren, Memphis, Savannah, Evani, Madlynn, Rifle, Atroyu; step-daughter, Trina Welch of Tushka, OK; step-granddaughter, Seirra Welch of Tushka, OK; sister, Hester Jones of Ada, OK, Mildred Hisaw of AR; mother-in-law, Nadine Welch of Cartwright, OK; sisters-in-law, Shirley White, Dora Welch, Carol Parson, Lisa Maxey; along with 13 nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends that will miss her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lela Mae (Compton) Jones; nephew, Terry Greer; sister, Mable Pole; brother, Clarence Jones Jr.; granddaughter, Bristol Welch.
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DATE OF SERVICES: SERVICES ARE PENDING AT THIS TIME
PLACE OF SERVICES: Brown's Funeral Chapel, Atoka, Oklahoma
OFFICIATING: TBA
INTERMENT: Centrahoma Cemetery, Centrahoma, Oklahoma
CASKETBEARERS: Travis Allen, Dalton Welch, Donald Long, Jeremy Gibson, Larry Campbell, Josh Casey
CONDOLENCES MAY BE SENT TO THE FAMILY BY EMAIL TO: BROWNS@ATOKA.NET. PLEASE REFERENCE THE NAME OF THE DECEASED IN YOUR CORRESPONDENCE


SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
BROWN'S FUNERAL SERVICE - ATOKA, OK

$100 of $7,000 raised
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Atoka, OK
Robert Love
4/29/2024
Love, Robert D.

Caring father of Jasmine and Lilly Reyes; dear son of Hubert Edwards and the late Julia Love; beloved brother of Angela Edwards, Trish (Mike) Stevens and Shauna Lane; loving uncle of Jarrod, Kelly, and Dominic Stevens. He leaves behind many close friends who stood by him like family. Passed away April 29, 2024, age 39. Memorial gathering will be held at Tredway Funeral Home on May 18th from 11 am until Celebration of Life service at 1 pm. Donations to help offset funeral expenses can be made here 

$785 of $2,000 raised
39.2500 % Complete
Cincinnati, OH
Timothy Wayne Baker
8/22/1967 - 5/14/2024
Timothy Wayne Baker, 57, of Knoxville, passed away on May 14, 2024 surrounded by his loving children. Timothy is preceded in death by his father William Michael Baker and his brother Michael David 'Pete' Baker. He is survived by his children Heather Baker (Johnathon Russell), Jennifer Baker (Daniel Cornwall) and Timothy Baker, his grandchildren Shawn Russell, Alexa Russell and Max Baker, and his mother Mary Sue Baker. And always remember, no matter where I am, my spirit will be beside you. A service to honor Timothy’s life will be held at a later date.

$625 of $1,580 raised
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Maryville, TN