Franklin R. Jones

Feb. 21, 2017

Services for Franklin R. Jones, 83, of Starkville were Feb. 23, 2017, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in McClelland Cemetery near Sturgis.

A retired painter, he was born Aug. 13, 1933, in Holmes County to the late Clarence and Lavada Sides Jones. Mr. Jones died Feb. 21 2017, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Survivors include his sons, Charles Jones of Mathiston, Dennis Jones of Starkville, and Leon Jones, Skebo Jones and Troy Jones of Sturgis; his brother, Fletcher Jones of West Point; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.


Ms. Mavis Lou Shurden Fulgham

February 19, 2017

Funeral services for Ms. Mavis Lou Shurden Fulgham, 97, were held at Double Springs Baptist Church in Maben Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Ms. Fulgham was retired from Ideal Glove Manufacturing in Maben and a member of Double Springs Baptist Church. Ms. Fulgham passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 at OCH Regional  Medical Center in Starkville.

Survivors include brothers, Lloyd Shurden and Leon Shurden, both of Mathiston.

Memorials may be made to Double Springs Baptist Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund, 10284 Maben Sturgis Rd., Maben, MS 39750.

Welch Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.