Mrs. Diane M. Bailey

Mrs. Diane M. Bailey, 76, of Calhoun City, formerly of Choctaw County, died on Saturday, February 23, at the Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Oliver Funeral Home and services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at Williams Springs Church of God near Stewart and burial followed in the church cemetery.  Bro. John Renfroe officiated the services.  

Mrs. Bailey was born to Charley Hicks and Myrtle Estoria Wilkerson Dodd in Arkansas on July 16, 1942.  She was a homemaker and a member of Mantee Baptist Church in Mantee.  

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Bailey of Mantee; daughters, Barbara Ann Blunt of Sacramento, California, and Frances Ann Bailey of Mantee; son, James C. Hanks of Meridian; brother, Cordell Dodd of Winona; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Oliver Funeral Home of Winona handled the arrangements.


Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.