Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gene Blanton


Gene Blanton, 69, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.  Visitation will be Monday, October 20, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Murphy Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Junior Davis and Rev. Mark Mayo officiating.  Interment will follow in Murphy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mary Louise Miles Carter

Mrs. Mary Louise Carter, 89, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, October 20th, at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Flower Ridge Cemetery.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

J. Lamar Kemp

J. Lamar Kemp, 86, an outstanding community leader in government and civic affairs in Jackson, died on October 13, after complications from cancer. He has been a resident of Pearl for many years.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.. on Thursday, October 16, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 16, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS with Rev. Grady Bailey, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Norma Ruth Gregg

Mrs. Norma Ruth Gregg, 81, died Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 13th, at Crepe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County, with Rev. Terry Corley and Rev. Paul Cain officiating. Visitation will be Sunday at Crepe Creek Baptist Church from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Interment will be in Crepe Creek Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Janice Elizabeth Crocker

Janice Elizabeth Crocker, 86, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 10, 2014, at Louisville Healthcare Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Lundy and Rev. Hubert Yates officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 2 p.m. until service time at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Doris Nell Stanley Jones


Doris Nell Stanley Jones, 77, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at The University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Visitation will be Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2014, at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Wise officiating. Interment will follow in Union Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Willie Mae Hall

Willie Mae Hall, 71, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at her home in Noxapater, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at 2 p.m., from Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, Noxapater, Mississippi. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Hall will be placed in the Church on Wednesday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Noxapater, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Theodore Roosevelt Thomas

Theodore Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., 65, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at the University Medical Center, Jackson, MS. Funeral Service will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at 12 p.m., from Wesley United Methodist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, from 12 Noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Thomas will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

William Bruce “Hoagie” Holman III

William Bruce “Hoagie” Holman III, 43, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Haggard and Rev. Trent Jaudon officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

William Edwin Robinson, Jr.

FUNERAL SERVICES: William Edwin Robinson, Jr.---Visitation: None. Service: Tuesday October 7, 2014 @ 2:00 PM @ Graveside-French Camp Cemetery in French Camp, MS. Interment: French Camp Cemetery ---SIGN GUESTBOOK UNDER CURRENT OBITS @ www.colemanfuneral.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

James Paul "Peter" Long

Mr. James Paul “Peter” Long, 77, died October 4, 2014, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 7th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Odean Jones

Funeral services for Mrs. Odean Jones will be held at 10 AM Saturday, October 4, 2014 from Noxapater Baptist Church with Rev. John Stephens officiating.The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at the church. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Noxapater. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Ruben Larkin Gamblin

Rev. Ruben Larkin Gamblin, 74, passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 201, at Hospice Ministries,Inc., Ridgeland, Mississippi . Funeral Service will be Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at 3 p.m., from Mount Calvary M. B. Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, from 3 until 5 from the Funeral Home. Rev. Gamblin will be placed in the church on Sunday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Norma Haggard Parks

Mrs. Norma Haggard Parks, 90, died Friday, October 3, 2014 in Carthage, MS. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 5th at Bethel Baptist Church, with Rev. David Keen officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment will be in Perkinsville Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Christine Cannizaro

Christine Cannizaro, a retired registered nurse, mother of two, grandmother of five and great-grandmother of six, passed away in hospice care at the age of 84 on Oct. 2. A native of Louisville, Ms., she was born Christine Johnson, known to many as "Bitsy". 

Friday, October 3, 2014

Mrs. Mary Triplett Metts

Mrs. Mary Triplett Metts, 65, died Friday, October 3, 2014, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Leslie F. Mills officiating. Interment will be in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 P.M. until the service time at Porter Funeral Home.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Alice L. Allbritton

Alice L. Allbritton, 87, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Dowd and Rev. Franklin Smith officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home from 12 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Minnie Mae Reed

Minnie Mae Reed, 64, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at her residence in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, October 3, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Ellison Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Doris Collins Higginbotham

Doris Holdiness Collins Higginbotham, 84, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 2, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Franklin Smith officiating. Music will be provided by Linda Fortune and Sherry Clay who will be accompanied by Jewel Johnson; and by Emily Rogers accompanied by Dr. Angela Willoughby. Interment will follow in Indian Springs Cemetery.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Marshall “Grunt” Mitchell

Marshall “Grunt” Mitchell, 79, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Jackson and Dr. Mike Smith officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.