Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ann Mayo

Ann Ball Mayo, born May 16, 1931 in Louisville, Mississippi died peacefully on December 11 at Beehive Homes of Philadelphia, Mississippi where she had been a resident since 2016. 

Visitation will be on Saturday December 14 from 10 until 12 with a service to follow at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville. The family will have a private burial service at Shiloh Baptist Church in Louisville, Mississippi.

Ann was born in Louisville, Mississippi and spent her entire life in Louisville. She was married to Hubert Edward Mayo, who died in 2006. Ann was the loving mother to two sons; Ray Hayes (Kathy) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Edward Mayo (Tonya) of Louisville Mississippi. She had four grandchildren; Nicholas Hayes of Nashville, Tennessee, Sarah Yellen (Abe) of Austin, Texas, Dalton Mayo and Camille Mayo of Louisville, Mississippi and one great grandchild, Owen Hayes of Lubbock, Texas.

She is survived by one sister; Delores Horton Glazier of Madison, Mississippi and one brother, Buddy Ball (Frances) of Louisville, Mississippi.

Nannie, as she was known by her family, was a wonderful cook and enjoyed making cakes and pies for her family and friends and hosting holiday “dinners” in her home. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, and cooking. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Louisville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, 3155 Shiloh Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

A special thanks to the wonderful staff of Beehive Homes of Philadelphia, Mississippi who lovingly cared for our mom these last years of her life.

Patricia Carol White

Funeral Services for: MS. Patricia Carol White
will be held: 2 PM Saturday, December 14, 2019
at: Mars Hill Pentecostal Church
Interment: Mars Hill Cemetery – Winston County
Visitation: 11 AM Saturday til time for service
at: Mars Hill Pentecostal Church;

Full obituary to follow

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Aron Williamson

Mr. Ancil Aron Williamson, 85, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Thursday, December 12th, at Harmony Baptist Church, with Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Harmony Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Williamson was born January 15, 1934, in Louisville, MS. He retired after many years as a supervisor for Berdo-Price Pipecoating Co. in Galveston, TX. He was a farmer and a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Munch and Maree Williamson; a sister, Earline & John Martin; and two brothers, Troy & Tressie Williamson, and Travis Williamson.

He is survived by his wife, Minnie Rebecca Williamson of Louisville; three daughters, Angie (Mike) Etheredge of Louisville; Deborah (Robert) Tombrella, and Vickie (Luis) Herrera, both of Burnet, TX; a son, Ricky (Connie) Williamson, of Willis, TX; a sister, Erma Ruth Wilkerson of Pulaski, MS; a brother, James Marlon Williamson of Clinton, MS; nine grandchildren, and twenty great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Tombrella, Kevin Williamson, Ben Herrera, Mark Etheredge, Donald Williamson, Brian Williamson, Malcolm Williamson, and Keith Clark.

Memorials may be made to the Harmony Cemetery Fund.





Ora Hisaw Robertson

Ora Hisaw Robertson, 89, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, surrounded by her family at Anderson Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 22 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donald Self officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service in New Hope Methodist Cemetery.

On September 4, 1930, Ora was born to Hubert and Stella Ora Culpepper Hisaw. She was a member of Crystal Ridge Baptist Church. She loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ora is survived by her daughter Carolyn Marie Blaine and husband Sam of Kosciusko, Mississippi; and her son Terry Denzel Robertson of Burwyn, Illinois. She also leaves behind four sisters: Shirley Wilson of Crystal Springs, Mississippi; Joyce Robertson of North Riverside, Illinois; Helen Hemphill and Ann McBrayer of Alabama; and her brother Donnie Joe Hisaw and wife Carolyn of Louisville, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Grandmaw” to her seven grandchildren: Kenneth Edwards Koeder and wife Janet; Tanya Ora Hill and husband Carter; Christopher Koeder and wife Amanda; Tamara Watson and husband Deuron; Brittany Robertson; Terah Robertson; and Samantha Blaine. She also dearly loved her 12 great-grandchildren: Kodi Koeder; Ana Koeder; Rosie Koeder; Maddie Koeder; Lily Koeder; Violet Koeder Hill; C. J. Koeder; Alex Koeder; Trinity Koeder; Chasity Hill; Hazey Watson; and Octavia Watson. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred Denzel Robertson; her parents; her sister Nancy Brasfield; and two brothers Walter and Johnny Ray Hisaw.

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







Alisa Marie Dailey

Mrs. Alisa Marie Dailey, 48, of Louisville, MS., passed on Monday, December 9, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. Funeral Service will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Louisville Memorial Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Carolyn Faye Lynch

Mrs. Carolyn Faye Lynch, 63, of Noxapater, Mississippi, passed on Friday, December 6, 2019, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 2 p.m., from the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, Noxapater, MS. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Lynch, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tracy E. Lang

Tracy E. Lang passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Choctaw County Regional Medical Center, in Ackerman, MS. She was 51 years old. Tracy was born April 11, 1968, in Jackson, MS, to Travis and Penny(Jones) Enlow.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m., at Chester Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. till service time at the church.

Tracy is survived by her father, Travis Enlow and step-mom Sue, of Raymond, MS, 1 daughter, Keylee Grace Lang of Ackerman, MS, 2 sons, Nevin Lang and Kellen Lang, both of Starkville, MS, 1 sister, Amanda(Brian) Clegg of Madison, MS, mother-in-law Rhodena Lang of Ackerman, MS, and sister-in-law Melinda(Rodney)Bowman of Ackerman, MS.

Tracy was preceded in death by her mother, Penny(Jones) Enlow and her grandparents.

Memorials may be made to the Keylee Grace Lang College Fund through Regions Bank in Ackerman, MS.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Jamie Michelle Scrivener

Jamie Michelle Scrivener, 30, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi, after a brief illness. Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m. Monday, December 9 at Chester Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10 a.m. until service time at Chester Baptist Church in Choctaw County. Interment will immediately follow the service in Chester Cemetery.

Jamie was born October 28, 1989, to Jim and Michelle Scrivener in Columbus, Mississippi. She was a member of Chester Baptist Church. Jamie was a graduate of Starkville Academy, East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, and Mississippi University for Women where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Jamie’s love for sports was well-known by everyone she met. From the time she was six months old she was taken to every home Mississippi State baseball game, a tradition that continued through June when the Bulldogs hosted the Super Regional in Starkville. She attended several College World Series games to support her Bulldogs. In addition, she worked as the manager for the Scooba softball team while she attended school there and developed a love of professional football that took her to games in Dallas, Denver, and New Orleans to see her beloved Peyton Manning and the Broncos play.

Her dream job of working in sports was fulfilled when she became the Sports Information Director at Mississippi Delta Community College. She loved her time at Delta and became involved with all the aspects of the college community as well as the community of Indianola and the entire area.

Jamie is survived by her mother Michelle Jenkins Scrivener of Maben, Mississippi; and two brothers Clint Scrivener and wife Dana of Louisville; and Don Scrivener and wife Mary Martha of Lufkin, Texas. The real loves of her life were her nieces and nephews whom she adored being around: Elizabeth Jane Scrivener, Presley Jane Scrivener, and Rylee Jane Scrivener of Louisville; and Rani Emeline Scrivener, Andrew Hubert Scrivener, Jonas Campbell Scrivener, and James Walter Scrivener II of Lufkin, Texas. Jamie also leaves behind hundreds of friends, acquaintances and close family members. She was preceded in death by her father James Walter “Jim” Scrivener.

Serving as honorary pallbearers are members of the 2008-2010 East Mississippi Community College Softball Team.

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



Martha Sue Farish Snow Morris

Martha Sue Farish Snow Morris, a native of the Stallo community of Neshoba County, died Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019, at her residence in Myrtle Beach, SC. She was 85.

Sue (SueSue to her grands and great-grands), was born in Hazelhurst, the oldest child of the late Obe and Elsie (Harper) Farish. Growing up in Stallo, she spent many happy, carefree days playing with her siblings and close cousins and friends. She was a graduate of Noxapater High School. After graduation, she moved to Vicksburg where she worked as a telephone operator before marrying and raising her family in Vicksburg with her first husband, Homer Snow.

She remained in Vicksburg after the death of her husband until she reconnected with a former high school classmate, George Morris. They married and she moved to Myrtle Beach where she lived for the past 10 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Myrtle Beach and was an avid reader.

Other than her first husband, she was preceded in death by a great- granddaughter, Laiken Cole, and a son-in-law, Bert Parsons.

Survivors other than her husband include: two sons, Michael (Kay) Snow of Philadelphia and Shannon (Melissa) Snow of Slidell, LA; two daughters, Connie (Ben) Franklin of Boone, NC and Pamela Parsons of Brandon; seven grandchildren, Chris Snow, Brayden Snow, Kayla Grace Snow, William Parsons, Laura Cole, Carlee Fairchild and Brooks Norris; two great-grandchildren, Sawyer Fairchild and Connor Munday; a brother, Obe Farish of Dothan, AL; three sisters, Peggy Tucker of Hewitt, TX, Carol Vickers of Decatur, and Rebecca Smith of Louisville.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia. Interment will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Snow Family Cemetery, Stallo,
Serving as pallbearers are Chris Snow, Brayden Snow, Neil Snow, Jerry Smith, Jerry Greenlee and Howard Cole.

A funeral service was also held Thursday, December 5, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or to First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach, 500 4th Ave. N. Myrtle B
each, SC 29577.

Johnny Arnell Williams

Mr. Johnny Arneal Williams, 63, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019, at his home in Noxapater, MS. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, December 9th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Fondren officiating. Interment will be in Murphy Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 12:00 P.M. until the service time at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Johnny was born July 26, 1956, in Oak Grove, LA. He was a graduate of Kilbourne High School in Oak Grove, and a dragline operator for Red Hills Mining in Ackerman, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and James Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Peterson Williams of Louisville; two daughters, Leslie (Tommy) Bartholomew of Noxapater, and Misty Williams of Louisville; one son, Justin Williams of Texas; three sisters, Joyce Ann Williams of Monroe, LA, Barbara Drew of Texas, and Debra Murphy of Texas; one brother, Ronnie Williams of Texas; and seven grandchildren, Makayla Bartholomew, Brooks Bartholomew, Lilly Jordan, Jaylan McWilliams, Skye McWilliams, Thorn Michael Williams, and Katelyn Williams.



Brandon Jamal Foster

Mr. Brandon Jamal Foster, 21, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Sunday, December 8, 2019, at 2 p.m., from Louisville High School Auditorium, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Saturday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Foster, will be placed in the Auditorium on Sunday, one hour prior to service time. Burial will be in the Eiland Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Gwen Hill

Gwen Hill, 85, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Fondren officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 p.m. until service time. Interment will immediately follow the service in Memorial Cemetery.

Gwen was born August 15, 1934, to Pillie and Zeola Etheridge McClure in Dixon Mills, Alabama. She was salutatorian of her graduating class at Sweetwater High School in Alabama. Gwen was a member of Calvary Baptist Church for many years where she taught Sunday school class for ladies, and loved singing in the choir. She moved her membership to Noxapater Baptist Church several years ago to be with her son and his family. She loved her Sunday school class there and was faithful until illness prevented her from attending. Gwen was best known as a loyal fan of Alabama football and baseball. She loved to read and enjoyed sharing her books with friends. After her retirement from Spartus Corporation, she worked for Dr. David Richardson as a receptionist and insurance clerk.

Gwen is survived by her son Jeff Hill and wife Lisa of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “MaMaw Gwen” to her two grandsons Brad Hill and wife Kristan; and Jason Hill; and her great-grandson Aiden Hill. She also leaves behind six brothers: Clifford, Bernard, Kenneth, Doug, Harry, and George McClure. She was preceded in death by her husband Ivey Jerome Hill; and three of her nine siblings Caldwell McClure, Joyce Dean McClure, and Jimmy McClure.

Serving as pallbearers are Brad Hill, Jason Hill, Aiden Hill, Joey Estes, Berry Johnson, and Charles Shotts. Memorials in honor of Gwen may be given to Noxapater Baptist Church, P. O. Box 251, Noxapater, MS 39346.

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



Monday, December 2, 2019

Faye Hensley Murphy

Faye Hensley Murphy, 87, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at her residence in Noxapater, Mississippi. Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 at Noxapater Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Fondren officiating. A private family interment will be scheduled at a later date.

Faye was born February 13, 1932, to Thomas and Margaret Martin Hensley. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. After becoming a registered nurse, she worked at the Baptist Hospital in Jackson and in Cleveland, Mississippi. Faye enjoyed working in her flowers and following her son who played baseball.

Faye is survived by her son Rick Murphy; her sister Mary J. “Tenie” Quinn; and her brother Nick Hensley and wife Patricia all of Noxapater. One of her greatest joys was time spent with her four grandchildren: Rikki (Glen) Rickles, Lei-Anne Murphy, Andy (Tara) Murphy, and Stephen (Lauren) Murphy. She also leaves behind eight great-grandchildren: Lily Todd, Addison Vestal, Ford Murphy, Mary Hensley Murphy, McKenzley Milbrand, Ella Murphy, Parker Murphy, and Leland Murphy. Faye is also survived by her devoted caregiver Dixie Moore; who was her best friend growing up and became more like a sister to her. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Anderson Murphy, Jr.; her son Steve Murphy; her parents; her sister Ann Holdiness; and two brothers Thomas L. and Martin Hensley.

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



James Garland Dempsey

James Garland Dempsey passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019, at Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS. He was 86 years old. Mr. Dempsey was born February 23, 1933, in Winston County, MS, to Young P. and Bessie Mae(Romedy) Dempsey.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 2:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Steve Wright officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. till service time at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery near Ethel, MS.

Mr. Dempsey is survived by 1 daughter, Karen Dickerson(Charles) of Kosciusko, MS, 1 sister, Lila Chandler of Weir, MS, 3 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Dempsey was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Billy Dempsey, 1 daughter, Kathy Mayo, 1 brother, Paul Dempsey, 1 sister, Bonnie Sue Craig, and 1 great-grandchild.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Virginia Hamill Crowson

Virginia Hamill Crowson, age 87 passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Katy, TX with family members at her side. Virginia was the daughter of Lester & Fannie Hamill and grew up in Winston County. She was married to Bo Crowson. The Celebration of Life Service will begin at 10:00 AM at Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston, TX. Interment will be in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery.

James Lee Smyth

James Lee Smyth, 56 passed away suddenly on November 20, 2019, from a heart attack in his home in Jackson, MS. 

Lee grew up in Winston County and was a carpenter by trade, a skill he learned from his materal grandfather, James D. Jolley, at a early age. His artwork, drawings, etchings and woodwork were his passion. He drew many beautiful sketches were vibrant with color and art detail. Art was inherited from his paternal grandmother, Catherine Smyth.

Lee is survived by his parents, Don and Carol Turnipseed and Charles and Beverly Smyth; a son, Ryan Lee Smyth; two brothers, Criss Turnipseed and Leslie Smyth; a sister, Dacia Turnipseed; a nephew, Jon Martin Turnipseed; nieces, Marleigh, Keatan Turnipseed and Lily Smyth; along with many cousins, extended family members, and his special friend, Brandi. 

The family wishes to acknowledge the many kind expressions of sympathy and prayers. There will be a private family memorial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, friends may remember Lee with a memorial to West Union Presbyterian Church, 19005 Highway 15 North, Louisville, MS 39339, where he grew up or a charity of your choice.
"But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me." 2 Timothy 4:17

Virginia Fant Martin

Visitation: Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home.
Service: Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM from Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: Memorial Cemetery.


Virginia Fant Martin, 105, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019, at her residence in Noxapater, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 1 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Fondren officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will immediately follow the service in Memorial Cemetery.

Virginia was born July 26, 1914, to Steppe and Allie Files Fant. She was a member of Noxapater Baptist Church. Virginia was a member of the Garden Club; she enjoyed gardening and working in her flowers. She also loved to read books and study her Bible. Virginia was always a willing volunteer to model for the Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon hosted each year at Lake Tiak-O’Khata.

Virginia is survived by her nieces: Denise Fant Ford and husband Chris of Germantown, Tennessee; Dianne Fant Yaich and husband Scott of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and Mildred Fant Waters and husband James of Southaven, Mississippi; Mary Breazeale of Brandon, Mississippi; and Martha McBrayer of Charleston, Mississippi. She also leaves behind to mourn her passing two nephews Bill Martin and wife Jautees of Noxapater; and Wayne Martin and wife Caroline of Gloster, Louisiana; as well as many great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Doyle Martin; her parents; her sister Juanita Thornton; and three brothers: Denny, Marion, and Thomas Fant.

Serving as pallbearers are Hugh Barrier, Joey Estes, Jeff Hill, Jimmy Martin, Danny Price, and Chris Wells. Memorials in honor of Virginia may be given to Noxapater Baptist Church, P. O. Box 251, Noxapater, MS 39346.

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



Rose Ashmore Pearson

Rose Ashmore Pearson, 94, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Louisville Healthcare in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Dowd officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 9 a.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Whitehall Methodist Church Cemetery.

Rose was born July 31, 1925, to John Wesley and Beatrice McCool Ashmore. She was a member of Whitehall Methodist Church. Rose will always be remembered for her homemade loaf bread, pound cakes, and tea cakes which were specialties at Whitehall bake sales. She worked at Peggy’s Grill; later she worked in the cafeteria at Louisville Elementary School and drove a school bus. Rose enjoyed word search puzzles, working in her flowers, and quilting but most of all; she loved spending time with her family and was a caregiver to everyone.

Rose is survived by two daughters Charlotte Roach of Starkville, Mississippi; and Jean Sullivan and husband Doyle of Nanih Waiya; and one son Jerry Pearson and wife Ellen of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Maw Rose” to her 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert T. Pearson; two sons Larry and Devan Ferguson; her parents; her sister Martina Ashmore; and three brothers: Charles, Jimmy, and Buck Ashmore.

Serving as pallbearers are Pat Sullivan, David Sullivan, Dustin Pearson, Matthew Sullivan, Preston Foster, Clark Sullivan, and Erwin “Rusty” Roach.

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




Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Chris Bane

Chris Bane, 74, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 29 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Dowd and Rev. Ron Thomas officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10 a.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Chris was born March 29, 1945, to Richard Brice and Calvie Hudspeth Bane in Winston County, Mississippi. He was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. According to his family, “he was a man of few words unless he was talking about Taylor Machine Works, Ford F150’s, or Ole Miss football.” Chris enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching westerns. After 51.5 years of dedicated service, he retired in 2016 from Taylor Machine Works.

Chris is survived by his wife of 54 years Paula Pearson Bane; his daughter Christa Dempsey and husband Jarrod all of Louisville; and his son Paul Bane and wife Janice of Mathiston. He also leaves behind his sister Jean Dearman and husband Lyn; and special friends Sherry Usry and husband John all of Meridian. One of his greatest joys was being “Pepaw” to his three grandchildren: Chelsea Lynn Bane, Dakota Dempsey and Noah Dempsey. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandson Cody Bane; brothers Richard, Kenneth, and Donnie Bane; and his sister Barbara Rhodes.

Serving as pallbearers are Craig Bane, Jarrod Dempsey, Mark Pearson, Mike Pearson, Tommy Pearson, and Tony Pearson. Memorials in honor of Chris may be given to Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, 445 Giffin Rd., 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.



Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Willie Homer Glenn

Mr. Willie Homer Glenn, 66, formerly of Louisville, passed on Monday, November 25, 2019, at the Aberdeen Nursing Home, Aberdeen, MS. Funeral Service will be Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at 11 a.m., from Boyd Chapel United Methodist Church, Sturgis, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Glenn, 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.