Friday, November 16, 2018

Rev. Scarlet Clark Shepperd

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.




Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lesli Wood Wilson

Lesli Wood Wilson, beloved wife, sister and friend, passed away November 12, 2018 at the age of 52. Lesli, born on September 7, 1966, was a native of Ackerman, Mississippi and a graduate of Ackerman High School. She studied music at Mississippi State University where she earned a Bachelor of Music Education and then continued her studies at Louisiana State University where she earned a Master of Music. Lesli has been a visual and performing arts instructor at Baton Rouge Magnet High School for over twenty-three years. She routinely worked with Louisiana State University and performed with Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. Lesli's accompanying talent and experience allowed her to work with the Jeoffrey Ballet, the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, the International Double Reed Society, LSU Opera and many other regional events. She also served as accompanist at Blackwater United Methodist Church for the past twenty years.

Noah Cedric Brook

Noah Cedric Brooks, 85, retired from self employment, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at his residence in Mathiston, MS. Mr. Brooks was a member of the Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS. He was born December 1, 1932, in Choctaw County, Mississippi. Parents were James Wesley and Maudie(Bright) Brooks.

Funeral Services for Mr. Brooks were held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Burial followed in Blythe Creek Cemetery in Mathiston, MS.

Visitation was held Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.

Mr. Brooks is survived by his wife, Betty(Nickels) Brooks, 1 son, Tony Brooks of Mathiston, MS, and 1 daughter, Sharon Brooks of Mathiston, MS.

Mr. Brooks is preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, and 1 brother.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Blythe Creek Cemetery Fund.

Bobby Junior Goss

Bobby Junior Goss, 54, of Louisville, passed on Thursday, November 09, 2018, at the Winston County Hospital, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home, with Burial in the New Zion Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Winnie Mae Miller

Funeral services for Ms. Winnie Mae Miller will be Saturday, November 17 at 11:00 am at Union Chapel M. B. Church. Burial will be in the New Zion Cemetery with Taylor Funeral Service in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 to 6:00 pm at Taylor Funeral Services Chapel and Saturday from 10:00 am until service time at the church.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Grace Irene Hood

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.





Leslie Farrell "Bo" Mills

The Reverend Leslie Farrell “Bo” Mills, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday,
November 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be 12 noon, Saturday,
November 17, 2018, at First Methodist Church of Louisville with Rev. Mike Childs officiating and Rev. Mike Dowd assisting. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to service time at First Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Lottie Frazier Smith

Lottie Frazier Smith, 99, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Windsor Place in Columbus, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Francis Clark officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville.

Donna McAdams Green

Donna M. Green, 58, retired teacher of twenty-six years, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at her residence in Ackerman, MS, after a lengthy illness. Donna was a member of the Ackerman Church of Christ in Ackerman, MS. She was born January 24, 1960, in Choctaw County, Mississippi. Parents were James and Dorothy(Black) McAdams.

Funeral Services for Donna were held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Ackerman Church of Christ in Ackerman, MS. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery.

Visitation was held Friday, November 16, 2018, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.

Donna is survived by her husband, Luskey,1 daughter, Deidre Green from Jackson, TN, step-mother, Carrie Prewitt McAdams, 2 step-sisters, Paulette Jones(Mike) of Meridian, MS, Cheryl Salem(Harry) of Rancho Mirage, CA, 2 step-brothers, Tim Prewitt(Cindy) of Tupelo, MS, Heath Prewitt(Cindy) of Starkville, MS, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Donna is preceded in death by her parents, and 1 sister, Carol.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ackerman Church of Christ Youth Ministry.l

Prentiss David Carter



Prentiss David Carter, 79, of Louisville, passed on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Winston Medical Center, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Wesley United Methodist Church, Louisville, MS. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Carter, will be placed in the Church on Tuesday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Roland Kelly

Roland Kelly, 89, of Louisville, passed on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Winston Medical Center, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Friendship M. B. Church, Louisville, with Burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Kelly, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

R. Roman Hudson

Richmond Roman Hudson, age 46, left this earth too soon in Toronto, Canada on November 9, 2018 to be with the Lord. He was born March 13, 1972 in Winston County, Louisville, Mississippi, and was the only son of Dr. and Mrs. Bobby James (Belinda Wright) Hudson. He resided in Atlanta, Georgia and San Francisco, California.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Bertron C. "Bert" Hunt

Visitation: 1PM until Service Time Monday November 12, 2018 at Ackerman Church of Christ in Ackerman, MS. Funeral Service: 2PM Monday November 12, 2018 at Ackerman Church of Christ in Ackerman, MS. Interment: Double Springs Methodist Cemetery near Maben, MS

Sunday, November 11, 2018

William "Billy" Alexander

Mr. William V. Alexander, Sr., 71, affectionately known as “Billy” or “Shorty”, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 14th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Hank Dempsey officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Welcome Chapel Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Alexander was born July 13, 1947, in Winston County, MS. He was a truck driver, having driven for KLM and JMS, among others. He was an Army veteran and a member of Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Dempsey Alexander; and his parents, Rehon and Willard Van Alexander.

He is survived by a daughter, Jeannie Johnson of Louisville; two sons, Jimmy (Lynn) Alexander of Philadelphia, MS, and Toby (Kayla) Alexander of Louisville; two sisters, Gwen Kiser of Terry, MS, and June Culver of Holly Springs, MS; two brothers, Randy Alexander of Kato, MS, and J. C. Alexander of Orlando, FL; 9 grandchildren, Jarrod, Kymberly, Madelynn, Hayden, Kayla, Amanda, Jimmie Dale, Hugh and Paige; and three great grandchildren, Jolie Cate, Jaxson, and Hailyyn.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.




Anna Jean Miller


Mrs. Anna Jean Miller, 86, formerly of Louisville, passed on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Marine Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Funeral Service will be Monday, November 12, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Miller, will be placed in the Church on Monday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Union Chapel Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Jodie Belle Hindman Deramus

Mrs. Jodie Belle Hindman Deramus, 76, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018, in Virginia. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, November 19th, at Murphy Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Mark Mayo officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 12:00 noon until service time at the church. Interment will be in Murphy Creek Cemetery. Full obituary to follow.

Christine Rutledge


On Friday November 9, 2018, Roberta Christine Rutledge, age 92, passed peacefully from this earthly life at the Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS to her heavenly home. She received her heavenly healing in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, November 13th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. A graveside service will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Charlotte Tabor Nabers

Charlotte Tabor Nabers, 58, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 9, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital—Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville and on Sunday, one hour prior to the service at First Methodist Church. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018, at First Methodist Church of Louisville with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Charlotte was born in Louisville on March 28, 1960, to William Earl Tabor, Jr. and Frances Johnson Tabor. She was a member of First Methodist Church of Louisville where she enjoyed playing in the Bell Choir. She was an avid bridge player and loved her bridge friends. Charlotte earned a Specialist Degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Arts Degree in Administration from Mississippi State University. She served in various roles during her career in education. She was the Program Manager of Safe School Healthy Children for four years; Program Manager of Building Strong Families for two years; Principal of Galloway Elementary School in Jackson for nine years; Principal of Louisville Elementary School for seven years; a classroom teacher for seven years; and Assistant Principal at Watkins Elementary School for two years. Charlotte was a member of Phi Mu Sorority at Mississippi State University where she graduated summa cum laude. She was also a member of the Mississippi Association of Educators and the Mississippi Retired Personnel Association.

Charlotte is survived by her daughter Braeden Nabers of Louisville. She is also survived by two sisters: Brenda T. Hunt and husband Richard; and Mary Tabor and husband Gary Hillhouse; her brother Bill Tabor and wife Janis; and her special friend Tim Horton all of Louisville. She was preceded in death by parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Greg Clark, Justin Hillhouse, Bobby Moore, Mark Read, Stephen Read, and Will Tabor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to M. D. Anderson, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142, or Crosswalk Ministries, P. O. Box 625, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.


James Al McCulloch

James Al McCulloch, 75, retired manager of Delta Telephone Company, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS, after a lengthy illness. Mr. McCulloch was a member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS. He was born July 25, 1943, in Mississippi. Parents were Allie and Sarah E.(Landrum) McCulloch. Mr. McCullochretired as manager of Delta Telephone Company after many years of service. After retiring, he was an avid gardener and loved to fish. Spring and early summer he could be seen most days at Choctaw Lake.

Funeral Services for Mr. McCulloch were held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery.

Visitation was held Sunday, November 11, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.

Mr. McCulloch is survived by his wife of 22 years, Linda W. McCulloch, 1 son, Wade McCulloch(Joni) of Ackerman, MS, 1 daughter, Kandie Jones(Virgil) of Ackerman, MS, 1 step-son, Wesley Ford of Southaven, MS, and 1 brother, Larry McCulloch(Carol) of Vinton, VA. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Megan and Tori McCulloch, Dillon, Dawson, and Sierra Jones, all of Ackerman, MS, and 1 step-grandchild, McKenzie Ford of Southaven, MS.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy.

Dorothy Jean Triplett

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Triplett, 57, of Louisville, passed on Monday, November 5, 2018, at the Winston Medical Center, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Faith Tabernacle Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Triplett, will be placed in the Church on Sunday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.