Hildred “Paul” Strickland, 89, of Ashland, died Oct. 28, 2016, at Ashland Health and Rehab. A Baptist, he was a logger.
James Rufus Taylor, 74, of Potts Camp, died Oct. 24, 2016, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.
Eddie Earl Otts, 64, of Horn Lake, died Oct. 21, 2016. He was a retired sheriff’s deputy in DeSoto County and a retired farmer.
Darren D. Walls, 43, died Oct. 24, 2016. He was a member of St. Luke COGIC in Olive Branch and attended Olive Branch High School.
Lawana Cruse Guerry, 53, of Orlando, Fla., died Oct. 14, 2016, at her home. She was born February 16, 1963, in West Monroe, La., to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur and Brooksie Cruse.