Places

  • Oxford is also known as: Lafayette County / Oxford city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Pepper Keenan (singer and musician), Joey Paul Gowdy (film producer and preacher), Larry Brown (writer and novelist), Hampton Dellinger (lawyer and politician), Angela McGlowan (commentator), Hugh Freeze (coach and american football coach), and Jimbo Mathus (singer-songwriter and guitarist).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Daily Mississippian.

History

As of the 2010 US Census, the population is 18,916. Oxford is the home of the University of Mississippi, founded in 1848, also commonly known as "Ole Miss. " Oxford has been named by USA Today as one of the top six college towns in the nation. It is included in The Best 100 Small Towns in America. Lafayette County consistently leads the state rankings in the lowest unemployment rate per quarter. Oxford City Schools are ranked as "Star" schools, the highest ranking available, and Lafayette County school systems are consistently ranked as "5-star" systems. Oxford and Lafayette County were formed from lands ceded by the Chickasaw in the treaty of Pontotoc Creek in 1832. The county was organized in 1836, and in 1837 three pioneers -- John Martin, John Chisom, and John Craig -- purchased land from Hoka, a female Chickasaw landowner, as a site for the town. They named it Oxford, intending to promote it as a center of learning in the Old Southwest. In...

There are currently 6 funeral home listings for the city of Oxford, Mississippi.

Oxford Obituaries

It was revealed by The Yazoo Herald on May 11th, 2016 that Harris L Eldridge died in Oxford, Mississippi.  Eldridge was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harris L's life.

It was reported by The Beacon News on February 9th, 2016 that Willie L Perry passed away in Montgomery, Illinois.  Perry was 65 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Willie L's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on December 19th, 2015 that John Lee Ragland passed away in Flint, Michigan.  Ragland was 60 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John Lee's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on October 17th, 2015 that Mary Alice "Peaches" Ivy perished in Flint, Michigan.  Ivy was 45 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Alice "Peaches"'s life.

It was written by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on April 1st, 2015 that William D Robinson perished in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Robinson was 73 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William D's life.

It was reported by Flint Journal on January 19th, 2015 that Wendell Banks died in Flint, Michigan.  Banks was 72 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Wendell's life.

It was disclosed by The Sun Herald on January 12th, 2015 that Justin Sanders Haynes died in Oxford, Mississippi.  Haynes was 26 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Justin Sanders's life.

It was disclosed by The Enterprise-Tocsin on November 20th, 2014 that Everette K Sr Williams passed away in Oxford, Mississippi.  Williams was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Everette K Sr's life.

It was revealed by The Yazoo Herald on August 27th, 2014 that Fredrick David "Fred" Horne passed away in Oxford, Mississippi.  Horne was 72 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Fredrick David "Fred"'s life.

It was reported by Hutchinson News on August 11th, 2014 that H Gordon Jones perished in Great Bend, Kansas.  Jones was 88 years old and was born in Oxford, MS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor H Gordon's life.

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Coleman Funeral Home

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Coleman Funeral Home
295 Highway 7 N
Oxford, MS 38655
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Hodges Funeral Home Incorporated
1606 Highway 30 E
Oxford, MS 38677
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Magnolia Crematory
295 Highway 7 N
Oxford, MS 38677
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Serenity Funeral Home
206 Highway 30 E
Oxford, MS 38675
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Tutor Memorial Funeral Home
535 Highway 7 N
Oxford, MS 38655
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Waller Funeral Home
419 Highway 6 W
Oxford, MS 38655

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Mississippi transportation commissioner dies
He was 68. Mississippi Department of Transportation spokeswoman Carrie Adams said Mr. Minor was pronounced dead at 9:15 a.m. at Biloxi Regional Medical Center. Adams said Mr. Minors body was being transported to Holly Springs, and funeral arrangements were pending.
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/nov/01/mississippi-transportation-commissioner-dies/

Ms. Cathy J. Blinstrubas
WATERBURY Ms. Cathy J. Blinstrubas, 43 ... Williams and her husband, Brian, of Oxford, Nancy D. Dennis and her husband, Joseph, of Wolcott, Mary E. Blinstrubas of Newtown, Judith A. Vecchitto of Waterbury; and her niece and nephews, Gina Vecchitto ...
http://rep-am.com/articles/2010/11/05/obituaries/518649.txt

Ex-highway commissioner Waggoner dead at 88
Funeral services are scheduled for ... but spent the cash on illegal drugs for himself. A former Mississippi businessman is back in custody after six months as a fugitive. Wendell Blount, of Oxford, was arrested late Thursday by federal marshals in Baton ...
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Oxford Funeral Homes and funeral services in Mississippi
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