Saturday, July 21, 2018

Greg King

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.





Tuesday, July 17, 2018

William Vance Bateman

Mr. William Vance “Van” Bateman, 62, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Mississippi State Veteran’s Hospital Community Living Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 21st, at Middleton United Methodist Church, with a graveside service to follow at 12:00 noon, at Middleton Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Lawrence “Jim” Horton

Mr. James Lawrence “Jim” Horton, 92, passed away on July 17, 2018, at this home in Louisville, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 19th, at 2:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Stacy Parvin and Rev. Paul Knight officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 noon until service time. Interment will be in Whitehall Methodist Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Richardson

Helen Richardson, 90, passed away surrounded by her loving daughters on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Noxubee County Nursing Home in Macon, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, July 19, 2018, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Ross officiating. Interment will follow in Mashulaville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Lia'Freddius Ke'Monte Eiland

Lia'Freddius Ke'Monte Eiland, 17, of Louisville, passed on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Meritt Health Central, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Springhill Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Merredyth Ann Eiland

Merredyth Ann Eiland, 45, of Louisville, passed on Saturday, Jul 14, 2018. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Springhill Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kathleen Brent

Mrs. Kathleen Brent, 95, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at St. James Place in Baton Rouge, LA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 19th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Tommy Shields officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Brent was born November 21, 1922, in Louisville, MS. She was a graduate of Louisville High School, and attended business college. She worked as a bookkeeper for many of her husband’s businesses and later retired after many years as a bookkeeper for Sunburst Bank. She was a member of Louisville Junior Auxiliary and Louisville Presbyterian Church. In 2003, she moved to Baton Rouge, LA, to be near her daughter and her family. Kathleen was happiest when visiting with friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Brent; her parents, Mary Estelle and Earl Edison White; and two sisters, Earlene Pugh and Janice Black.

She is survived by her daughter, Jan (Tom) Brent Martin of Baton Rouge, LA; three grandchildren, Brent Martin, Matthew (Marlo) Martin, and Caroline Martin; and four great grandchildren, Nathan, Vivian, Olivia, and Abigail.

Pallbearers will be Mike Forster, Brent Martin, Matthew Martin, Stefan Black, Calen Edwards, Charley McCool, and Jamie McMillin.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Tremeka and Domonique, her special caregivers and constant companions for many years.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge, 3600 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA, 70806, www.hospicebr.org.




Friday, July 13, 2018

Shandarell Swanigan

Shandarell Swanigan, 45, formerly of Louisville, passed on Monday, July 9, 2018, in Jacksonville, FL. Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Lonely Valley CME Church, Louisville, MS. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Sammie Davis Dotson

Sammie Davis Dotson, 49, of Ackerman, Mississippi, passed on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Choctaw County Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Millspring Missionary Baptist Church, Weir, Mississippi. Visitation will be Monday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Dotson, will be placed in the Church on Tuesday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Reform Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Felecia Jernigan

Miss Felecia Jernigan, 56, of Louisville, passed on Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Winston County Nursing Home. Funeral Service will be Monday, July 16, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Miss Jernigan, will be placed in the Church on Monday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Bertie Jo "Bert" Hisaw

Bertie Jo “Bert” Hisaw, age 81, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 6, 2018, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Wells and Rev. David Keen officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Ray Maurice DeShazer

Elder Ray Maurice DeShazer, 61, of Jackson, Mississippi, passed at his Home, on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Funeral Service will be Friday, July 6, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Trinity Church of God In Christ, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Thursday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Elder DeShazer, will be placed in the Church on Friday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Tommie Fulton Hathorn

Mr. Tommie Fulton Hathorn, 67, of Noxapater, Mississippi, passed on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the University Medical Center, Jackson, MS. Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 7, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Mount Pleasant#2 Missionary Baptist Church, Noxapater, MS. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Hathorn, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

John Denton Jowers

Mr. John Denton Jowers, 86, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Winston Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Junior Davis officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Glen Eden Cemetery in Livonia, MI.

John was born May 2, 1932, in Winston County, to Ludie Mae Slawson and W. C. Jowers. He graduated from Calhoun High School, and served in the U. S. Army. He retired after 31 years as an inspector with Ford Motor Company in Detroit, MI. After retirement, he and his wife, Gladys, moved to Louisville in 1983, and he was a faithful member of First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Helland Jowers; three sons, Scott (Jory) Jowers, Russell Jowers, and Mark (Susan) Jowers; three grandchildren, Melissa (Mike) Linington, Mitchell (Hayley) Jowers, and Skyler Jowers.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.




Sunday, July 1, 2018

Ezell Holmes


Mr. Ezell Holmes, 68, of Louisville, passed on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Wesley United Methodist Church, Louisville, with burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, from 3 p.m., until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Holmes, will be placed in the Church on Tuesday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Ted Sykes

Mr. Teddie Elwood Sykes, 87, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A. M. on Friday, July 6th, at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Don Boone officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jackie Tabor Doty

Mrs. Mercede Jackson Tabor Doty was born November 30, 1927, to Chapman and Susie Loyd Jackson of Sturgis, (Pleasant Hill community) Mississippi. She passed away at Beehive Homes of Lewisville, Texas, on June 29, 2018.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 8th, at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi from 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. with a service at 4:30 P.M., with Rev. Prentiss Gordon officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Friday, June 29, 2018

J. P. Fulton

Mr. J. P. Fulton, 87, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, June 29, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Middleton United Methodist Church with Rev. Antoine Stokes and Rev. Doug Herring. Visitation will also be the day of the service at the church from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Middleton United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Reverend L.T. Yates

Funeral service for Reverend L.T. Yates will be held Friday at 11:00 am at Piney Grove United Methodist Church. Burial in the church cemetery with Taylor Funeral Service in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday 12:00 to 6:00 pm at the Funeral Home and one hour prior to service time at the church on Friday.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Sarah Waline Webb

Ms. Sarah Waline Webb, 91, passed away on Monday, June 25, at Lackey Convalescent home in Forest, Ms. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 28, at First United Methodist Church, Louisville, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Porter Funeral Home's direction. Visitation will be from 10 AM, until service time at the church.