John Wesley “Bobby” Dowdy, 71, of Holly Springs, formerly of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Dec. 1, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch.
Joyce Freeman, 52, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Chulahoma, died Dec. 2, 2016, in Memphis. She was a school bus driver.
Ethel France, 67, of Coldwater, died Dec. 7, 2016, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. The widow of Michael France, she was a Christian and a beautician.
Carolyn Marie Ford, 55, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 6, 2016, at her home. She was a former factory worker at Carrier Inc. in Collierville, Tenn.
Peggy Carpenter Joyner, 70, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 8, 2016, in Tupelo. She was a Lutheran and employed in furniture marketing.