Sunday, December 30, 2018

Dana Marie Fedrick

Services for Dana Marie Fedrick will be held Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at 2 p.m.from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Jerome Fedrick and Sister Marion Boler officiating. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, December 31, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Miss Fedrick, 46, of Weir, died Friday, December 28, 2018.

She was a former resident of Philadelphia, Ms and attended Neshoba Central School.

For the last 20 years she has been a resident of High Point Community of Winston County.

Survivors include her mother, Mattie Fedrick; niece, Sara August Shannon; nephews,Steeler Scott Shannon and Jae Hyun Cho; brother-in-law, Scott Shannon; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Miss Fedrick was preceded in death by her father, Elvin “Cat” Fedrick; sister, Tammy Michelle Shannon.

Pallbearers are Charles Ray Pilgrim, Felix Watkins, Dale Schroeder, David Hebert, Phillip Carter and Michael Schroeder.

Gladys R. Triplett

Gladys Romedy Triplett, 90, of Louisville, MS, entered glory on December 29, 2018. Visitation will be Friday January 4, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Louisville. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Merrill Stacy

Merrill Stacy, 80, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018, at his residence in Lucedale, MS. He was born April 25, 1938, in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Okla Homa Stacy and Mildred(Hollis) Stacy.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, January 5, 2019, 2:00 p.m., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS. Visitation was held Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Coleman Funeral Home from 12:00 noon till service time at 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Stacy is survived by his wife, Beulah Jean (Christian) Stacy of Lucedale, MS, 3 daughters, Jennifer Stacy of Lucedale, MS, Cindy Stacy of Baton Rouge, LA, and Michele Lewis(Anthony) of Baton Rouge, LA., 1 brother, Melvin Stacy(Bess) of Baton Rouge, LA,1 sister, Mary Fairchild of Lucedale, MS, and 4 grandchildren.

Mr. Stacy was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 son, Jeffrey Stacy.

William Earl Liddell

William Earl Liddell, 68, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Monday, December 31, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Sunday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Liddell, will be placed in the Church on Monday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Clarence Thomas Wiley Jr.

Clarence Thomas Wiley, Jr., 80, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, at Friendship Baptist Church on Craig Springs Road with Rev. Junior Davis officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Friendship from 1:00 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Craig Springs Cemetery.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Mandy Watson

Mandy Watson, 42, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, December 27 at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, at First Apostolic Church with Rev. Glynn Barker officiating. Interment will follow in Welcome Chapel Cemetery.

Mandy was born August 25, 1976, to Lamar Kitchens and Gail Dempsey. She loved her church and was a faithful member of First Apostolic Church. Mandy began her 13-year career in the medical field as a surgical tech at Oktibbeha County Hospital. She later returned to Oktibbeha County Hospital as a Registered Nurse. Mandy enjoyed painting, working outside in her flowers, fishing, and beach vacations. She also loved her German shepherd dog, Molly.

Mandy is survived by her loving husband of 21 years Jay Watson and her daughter Brooke Watson of Louisville. She is also survived by her mother Gail Dempsey; her father Lamar Kitchens; two brothers Chad Kitchens and Brett Kitchens and wife Daphne; her grandmother Minnie Selma Dempsey; and her aunts and uncles. One of her greatest joys was being “Aunt Mandy” to her nieces and nephews: Channing Watson, Grant Kitchens, Bella Annaleese Kitchens, and Kinsley Rose Kitchens. Mandy was preceded in death by her brother Chris Kitchens; grandfather Raymond Lee Dempsey; her aunt Shirley Holmes Dempsey; and uncles Chester Dempsey and Gerald Ray Dempsey.

Serving as pallbearers are Chad Kitchens, Brett Kitchens, Jarrod Dempsey, Justin Dempsey, Raymond Dempsey, Jim Moorehead, Brandon Stovall, and Richard Watson. Bill Boykin will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Memorials in honor of Mandy may be given to Nowell Massey Funeral Home.

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.





Monday, December 24, 2018

Lonnie Stringfellow

Lonnie Stringfellow, 86, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 27, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Collins and Dr. Cory Brock officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Calvary Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Camp Ground United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Lonnie was born on October 19, 1932, to Ervin Eli and Lula Brooks Stringfellow. He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was involved in Sunday School and served as a deacon. He enjoyed anything outdoors such as hunting and fishing as long as his health allowed.

Mr. Stringfellow is survived by three daughters, Robin Wood of Brandon, Mississippi; Cindy Crawley also of Louisville; and Traci Brock and husband, Steve, also of Brandon. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law Betty Ann Kaiser and Ruby Patricia Carter. One of his greatest joys in life was being “Granddaddy” to his four grandchildren: Megan Withers and husband, Dr. James Withers; Matthew Young and wife Missy; Cory Brock and wife Heather; and Kelsey Brock. Also left to mourn his passing are 10 great-grandchildren: Anna-Young Withers; Eli Withers; Caroline Withers; Barbara Withers; Sarah Margrett Withers; Kody Young; Kylar Young; Ethan Brock; Juliette Brock; Ames Brock; and another arriving May 2019. Lonnie was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara “Barboo” Stringfellow; his parents; four brothers Milman Stringfellow, Edward Stringfellow, his twin Johnny Stringfellow, and S. E. Stringfellow; and his sisters Louise Goff, Virginia Hanson, and Vivian Myers.

Serving as pallbearers are Steve Brock, Jordan Mitchell, Mike Mitchell, James Withers, John Albert Young, and Matthew Young. Memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Stringfellow may be given to Calvary Baptist Church, c/o Jo Ellen Johnson, 4109 Old Robinson Road, 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.



 

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Larry Tollett

Larry Wayne Tollett, 57, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Keen officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 12:00 noon until service time. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Larry Wayne was born August 25, 1961, to William Tollett and Billie Ford Eaves. He was a member of East Louisville Baptist Church; a member of Beth Eden Lodge 0205 and he was a Mason.

Larry Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 40 years Kathy Nail Tollett of Louisville; his daughter Brandi Tollett Weber and husband Bryce of Tucson, Arizona; and his mother Billie Ford Eaves also of Louisville. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Hankins and husband Tony; Karen Marcile; Jan; and Beverly; and his brothers Craig Busher and wife Sharon; Mark Robertson; and Chuck Robertson. Larry Wayne was preceded in death by his father William Tollett and his grandmother Ruby Ford.

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.





JoAnn Hyman

JoAnn Hyman, 70, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, December 27, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Keen officiating. Interment will follow in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

JoAnn was born July 16, 1948, to Marvin Eugene and Jeanette Campbell Hyman. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and a residence of the Pine Cottage at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home. She attended cosmetology school and became a beautician. JoAnn enjoyed cooking and being with her family and friends and was an avid South Caroline Gamecocks fan.

JoAnn is survived by her daughter Nicole Gregory and husband Kevin of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Granny Jo” to her four grandchildren: Logan Gregory Nowacki, Jillian Gregory, Bailey Gregory and J. B. Hyman. She is also survived by her sister, Melodie Evans and husband Sherrell of Johnsonville, South Carolina; her brothers, Bobby Hyman and wife Beth of Lake City, South Carolina; and Timmy Hyman and wife Linda of China Grove, North Carolina. JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; her son Michael Hyman; and her brother Terry Hyman.

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.






Charles R. “Bob” Power

Charles Robert "Bob" Power, 81, retired contract farmer for Prestige Farms, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018, at his residence in Ackerman, MS. He was born October 5, 1937, in Choctaw County, Mississippi to William C. and Mary(Franks) Power.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Power is survived by his wife, Johnie(Beauchamp) Power, 1 daughter, Anissa Busby(Barry) of Washington State, 2 sons, Bill Power(Maureen) of Ackerman, MS, and Tom Power of Ackerman, MS, 1 nephew, Ed Reid(Angela) of Eupora, MS, 9 grandchildren, and 2 special great neices that he loved and considered grandchildren.

Mr. Power was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, Billye Gwyn Reid, and 1 neice, Beth Reid Jackson.

Memorials may be made to Ackerman Baptist Church.

Twana Gale Hanes

Mrs. Twana Gale Hanes, 56, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi. Memorial Service will be Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Elizabeth “Sandy” Peden

Elizabeth "Sandy" Peden, 55, retired teaching assistant, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018, at her residence in Ackerman, MS, after a lengthy illness. She was born April 1, 1963, in Choctaw County, Mississippi to Floyd and Helen(Black) Fulgham.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, December 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Old Lebanon Presbyterian Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

Sandy is survived by her husband, Wayne Peden, her mother, Helen Fulgham of Ackerman, MS, 1 daughter, Jodi Ford(Andy) of Macon, MS, 3 sons, Jess Peden(Susan) of Sturgis, MS, Jon Peden of Las Vegas, NV, and Jake Peden of Ackerman, MS, 1 brother, Monroe Fulgham of Ackerman, MS, 2 sisters, Belinda Vowell(Barry) of Ackerman, MS, and Faith Green(Bobby) of Sturgis, MS. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren.

Sandy is preceded in death by her father, Floyd Fulgham.

Memorials may be made to Seven Bridges Over Georgia.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Hildreth Price Woodward

Hildreth Price Woodward, 90, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, Georgia. Visitation will be Friday, December 28, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stacey Parvin officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Yvonne Beasley

Yvonne Beasley, age 60, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Hospital Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Yvonne was born February 7, 1958, to Lee and Mercedes Falcon. She had a loving heart and a big personality. Yvonne never met a stranger and when you talked with her you always felt uplifted and encouraged by her laughter and happiness. She enjoyed hard work and loved her grandkids.

Yvonne is survived by two daughters Randi Beasley and Hailey Towne and husband Joe all of Louisville. She is also survived by her mother Mercedes Acosta of Donaldsonville, Louisiana; seven brothers Tip Falcon; Chuck Falcon; Doody Falcon; Renard Falcon; Mark Falcon; Romie Falcon; and Noochie Falcon; and four sisters Gal Barrient; Donna Madere; Claire Casso; and Andre Williams. One of her greatest joys was being “Nana” to her six grandchildren: Avery, Attie, Dierks, Acetyn, Presley, and Axetyn. She was preceded in death by her father Lee Falcon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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.




Linda Kaye Reed

Linda Kaye Reed, age 52 of Ackerman passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM til 8:00 PM on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman and 10:00 AM until the service time at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS. Interment will follow at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS.

Mrs. Reed was a member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a retired educator. She graduated from Weir High School in 1984 and graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree in education from MSU. She was a dedicated teacher and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Linda is survived by her husband, Keith Reed, her daughter, Christy (Eric) Nowell and her son, Zac Reed and his wife, Morgan; grandchildren, Aubree and Hunter. She also is survived by her mother, Margaret Stevens and three sisters; Lisa Lewis, April Phelps, Jessica Grotpeter; and her mother-in-law, Mary Ray Reed.

Coleman Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Annie Pearl McDonald



Mrs. Annie Pearl McDonald, 90, of Noxapater, Mississippi, passed on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at the Jeff Anderson Hospital, Meridian, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Sunday, December 23, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Mount Pleasant#2 M. B. Church, Noxapater, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. McDonald will be placed in the Church on Sunday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Rev. Glasper Hunter Hudson

Rev. Glasper Hunter Hudson, 92, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Monday, December 17, 2018, at his Son's Home in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Still Valley Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Rev. Hudson, 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.

Icedora Ball

Mrs. Icedora Ball, 101, of Louisville, passed on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the Louisville Health Care Center, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 12 p.m., from Mount Calvary M. B. Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Mrs. Ball will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Susan Louise Williams

Mrs. Susan Louise Williams, 60, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Friday, December 14, 2018, at University Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Earnest Gray Lewis

Mr. Earnest Gray Lewis, 59, of Macon, Mississippi, passed on Friday, December 14, 2018, at his home. A Memorial service will be conducted later by the Family. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville was in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Doris Ruth Kemp

Mrs. Doris Ruth Kemp, 91, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at her home in Louisville, MS. Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

Mrs. Kemp was born April 24, 1927, in Winston County, Mississippi. She was an office manager for Kemp Electric, and a member of Whitehall United Methodist Church. She graduated from the Ford School, and was a member of the Garden Club for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Vardaman Kemp; her parents, Myrtis Smith Triplett and Vivian O. Triplett; one son, Jimmy Kemp; two sisters, Glennie Wade and Ossie Mae Triplett; and two brothers, Vernon Triplett and Travis Triplett.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice Allen of Noxapater; one son, Evan Kemp of Louisville; one granddaughter, Jenny Rukas of Noxapater; one great grandchild, Shelby Payne of Slidell, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.



Saturday, December 15, 2018

Bonnie Yates Taylor

Bonnie Yates Taylor, 77, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, December 17 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gerald Butler officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 noon until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Bonnie was born May 9, 1941, to L. C. and Ruby Hill Yates in Winston County, Mississippi. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed working in her flowers, reading, crossword puzzles, and watching the birds and squirrels play in her yard.

Bonnie is survived by three daughters: Susan Presley and husband Jimmy of Preston, Mississippi; Sandra Dewberry Flake of Louisville; and Beth Thompson of Shuqualak, Mississippi; and son David Johnson, Jr. and Lynn Ogletree of Philadelphia, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Nanny” to her seven grandchildren: Michelle Dixon and husband Harry; Kayla Thompson; Dawson Boyette; Sarah Johnson; Dalanna Parker; Anthony Flake and wife Cyndi; and Robert Flake; as well as her eight great-grandchildren: Nikkie (Hunter) Glass; Dallas Dixon; Makayla Dixon; Alayna Johnson; Andie Kay Parker; Bo Edward Parker; and Laine and Payton Flake. She also leaves behind to mourn her passing two sisters Charlotte Moody and Shirley Hooks; and her brother Ralph Yates in addition to numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband Van Richard Taylor; her parents; and sons-in-law Virgil Dewberry and Jimmy Flake.

Serving as pallbearers will be Austin Boswell, Harry Dixon, Jasper Gant, Hunter Glass, Dennis Hooks, and Jimmy Presley. Memorial contributions in honor of Bonnie may be given to Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Chet Wilkes, 2357 Tuck Wilkes Road, Noxapater, MS 39346.

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.




Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tersia Jean Smith

Mrs. Tersia Jean Smith, 55, of Ackerman, passed on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the Choctaw County Nursing Center, Ackerman, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Friday, December 14, 2018 at 1 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home, 4860 MS Hwy. 12, Weir, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery, Stewart, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home of Weir in charge of arrangements.

Billy Bernard Harrington



Billy Bernard Harrington, 44, formerly of Noxapater, Mississippi, passed on Monday, December 3, 2018, in Baton Rough, Louisiana. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2 p.m.,from MOBH District Bldg., Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Harrington, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Mount Vernon Church Cemetery, Noxapater, MS. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Billie Maureen Ming Jones

Services for Billie Maureen Ming Jones will be held, Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 10 a.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with the Rev. Lloyd Adcock officiating. Burial will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County. Visitation will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home. McClain-Hays is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Jones, 90, of Brandon, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

She worked and retired after 30 years of service as a secretary for Mississippi State Hospital. She loved the Dixie National Rodeo, trail riding , Elvis and her dogs. Mrs. Jones was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Pearl, Ms.

Special Thanks to Oak Cottage at Winston County Rehabilitation Home.

Survivors include daughters, Kathy Bowman (Bobby) of Louisville, MS, Donna K. Harris (WC) of Pearl, MS and Rhonda F. Ming of Pearl, MS; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her first husband of 49 years, Daniel R. Ming; son, James Richard Ming; sisters, Genelle Edington, Mona Warren, and Janice Wilson; brother, James Williamson.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Jimmie Irene Rogers

Mrs. Jimmie Irene Woodruff Rogers, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at the Beehive Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P. M. on Saturday, December 15th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Newlie Long officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until the service time. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Rogers was born May 12, 1933, in Winston County, MS. She was a graduate of Ellison Ridge High School, and worked as an office manager for Dowdle Gas. Jimmie Irene was a faithful member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benny Roy Rogers; and her parents, Vida Eaves Woodruff and Rudolph Woodruff.

She is survived by her daughter, Gina (Darrell) Duty; her son, Gregg Rogers, both of Louisville; one brother, Rudye (Dorothy) Woodruff of Marietta, GA; 5 grandchildren, Courtney Duty Hunt, Cole Duty, Lauren Rogers, Brandon Rogers, and Nick Duty; and 2 great grandchildren, Liam Hunt and Ella Duty.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 547, Louisville, MS 39339.




Randall Smith

Randall Smith, 41, of Louisville, passed on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at his home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1 p.m., from Josey Cheek M. B. Church, 4821 Hwy. 182, Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Smith, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Union Chapel Church Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

James Lee Colston

James Lee Colston, 45, of Louisville, passed on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the University Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Calvary Apostolic Faith Church, Louisville, with burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Colston, will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Kenny Joe Hanna

Mr. Kenny Joe Hanna, 73, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 13th , at Coye Assembly of God in Preston, MS, with Rev. Ryan Farmer and Dr. Jon Martin officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Dec. 12th, at Porter Funeral Home; and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Vernon Assembly of God Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Thomas Suttle

A memorial service for Mr. Suttle will be held in Memphis, TN, at a later date.




Betty Jo Todd

Mrs. Betty Jo Middleton Todd, 90, formerly of Louisville, MS, passed away December 9, 2018 at the Windsor Nursing Home in Columbus, MS. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 12th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Newlie Long officiating. Visitation will held from 10:00 A.M until the service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Joe Middleton Todd was born in Copiah County, Mississippi on August 22, 1928. She was the daughter of U.T. Middleton and Bonnie Bell Stevens Middleton, who preceded her in death.

Betty Jo was a graduate of Georgetown School, Copiah Lincoln Junior College, and Mississippi College. She received her Masters of Education from Mississippi College, and served as an elementary school teacher in the Louisville Municipal School District for 36 years.

Betty is predeceased by her parents; her husband of 58 years Edsel; her brother Melton Middleton; and her sister Isla Corl.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Callahan of Columbus, MS; two grandchildren, Kristine Jaynes (Jordy) of Columbus, MS, and Scott Callahan (Brianna) of Phoenix, AZ; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church of Louisville, MS, or a charity of your choice.




Mary Watkins Rogers

Mary Watkins Rogers, age 86, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at her residence in the Plattsburg Community. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 12 from 5:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 13 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Hill and Rev. Franklin Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Plattsburg Cemetery.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Lee Audis Jayroe


Mrs. Carrie Lee Audis Nichols Jayroe, age 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 8, 2018, at Hickory Cottage at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. We will celebrate her life and love for the Lord on Thursday, December 20th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS with the Reverends Mike Childs and Junior Davis officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery after the service.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Steven Berry Talbot

Steven Berry Talbot, 58, of Starkville, MS passed away early
Friday, December 7, 2018. A native of Louisville, MS, Steven graduated from Louisville High School and attended Hinds Community College and Mississippi State University, but lived the latter part of his life in Starkville.

Steven was a caring, and loyal husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend. He loved helping his patients and was also known for his love of the outdoors where you could always find him hunting or fishing. He was an avid Arkansas Razorbacks fan that loved to cheer on the hogs on any given Saturday as long as he was surrounded by family and friends. He was one of a kind, with a wild sense of humor, that will be missed by many.

Steven is preceded in death by his father, John Berry Talbot, and his wife, Missie Thames Talbot, of Starkville.

Steven is survived by his three children, Judson Talbot, Stephanie Edwards (Scottie), and Jacob Talbot, all of Starkville, MS. He is also survived by his mother, Bertha Gaye Talbot of Louisville, MS, his sister Lynn Doyle of Philadelphia, MS, and his brother Brian Talbot (Lee Ann) of Louisville, MS., and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Starkville, MS, with the funeral service immediately following in the church sanctuary. Rev. Bob Whiteside will conduct the service. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Billy Havard Hill

Mr. Billy Havard Hill, 59, of Louisville, passed on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at his home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Franklin Lamar Boyd

Franklin Lamar Boyd, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, December 6 from 5:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 7 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryan Carruba and Rev. George Bueller officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Lamar was born March 30, 1941, to Robert and Ella Rebecca Rives Boyd. He was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church of Starkville. Lamar was also a retired United Methodist Church minister; a Mason; a member of the Eastern Star; and past president of the Woodmen of the World Fraternity. He had a gift of serving God on a personal level always praying for young couples with small children when he encountered them in public settings. Lamar also served as the National Coordinator for Discover God’s Call which is a United Methodist Church program designed to guide and encourage individuals to explore their calling; and he served and participated in Emmaus Walks.

Lamar is survived by his loving wife Jeanette Linton Boyd of Starkville; two sons Steven Lamar Boyd and wife Celestine of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; and Stacy Damar Boyd and wife Amy of Niceville, Florida; and two step-daughters Marsha Stricklin and husband Billy of Ackerman, Mississippi; and Amanda Pritchitt of Eupora, Mississippi. One of his greatest joys was being “Papaw” to his three grandchildren: Isaiah Boyd; Austin Williamson; and Miranda (Joshua) Thompson. He is also survived by his brother Eddie Boyd of Brandon, Mississippi; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother William Henry Boyd; and his sister Frances Childress.

Serving as pallbearers are Eddie Boyd, Isaiah Boyd, Stacy Boyd, and Steven Boyd. Memorials in honor of Lamar may be given to Celebrate Recovery Golden Triangle, c/o Meadowview Baptist Church, 300 Linden Circle, Starkville, MS 39759.

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.
 


Barbara Berry

Barbara Ann Berry, 82, retired Licensed Practical Nurse, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at her residence in Weir, MS, after a short illness. She was born October 11, 1936, in Choctaw County, Mississippi to Houston L. and Delcy Mae(Harris) Oswalt.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. from Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018, at Coleman Funeral Home, with a second visitation on Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. till service time at the church.

Mrs. Berry is survived by her husband, Billy E. Robertson, of Enid, MS, 2 sons, James Michael Berry(Alice) of Burleson, TX, and Timothy Ray Berry of Weir, MS, 1 brother, Billy Joe Oswalt(Jean) of Weir, MS, 2 sisters, Rose O. Hunt of Ackerman, MS, and Sandra Oswalt McKay(Cecil) of Weir, MS, 6 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Berry is preceded in death by her parents, 1 son, Todd Allan Berry, and 1 brother, H.L. Oswalt.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery Fund.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Florine "Flo" Parker

Florine “Flo” Parker, age 90, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Hospital in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 6 at Camp Ground United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Camp Ground Cemetery.

Flo was born, September 22, 1928, to P. E. and Stella Mae Thomas Stanley. She was a member of Camp Ground United Methodist Church and a graduate of Noxapater High School. Flo loved baking, especially caramel cakes for Lake Tiak-O’Khata. She enjoyed working in her yard and her flowers. She also raised cock-a-til birds as a hobby. For many years, she worked at Woolsworth in downtown Mobile, Alabama. After moving back to Noxapater, she and her husband opened the Mason Jar Restaurant. For more than 40 years, Flo worked at Lake Tiak-O’Khata Restaurant where she enjoyed serving and meeting people from around the world.

Flo is survived by two sons Charles Parker and wife Teresa of LaGrange, Georgia; and Michael Parker of Saraland, Alabama. She is also survived by her brothers, Archie Stanley and wife Sandra of Nanih Waiya; Bobby Stanley and wife Edna; Jerry Stanley and wife Frances; Bill Stanley all of Noxapater; and Clyde Stanley and wife Virginia of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Granny” to her four grandchildren: Paige (Charlie) McAluffe; Parrish Parker; Kailin Parker; and Jessica Michelle (Ryan) Welch; as well as five great-grandchildren: Camden, Lily, and Liam McAluffe; and Rogan and Lennox Welch. She was preceded in death by her husband John Wilford Parker; her parents; two sisters Geneva Stevenson and Jane Reid; and her brother, Larry Stanley.

Serving as pallbearers are Gary Mayo, Jerry Smith, Joe Smith, Scotty Smith, Tim Smith, and Jeff Stanley. Honorary pallbearers are all employees of her Lake Tiak-O’Khata family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to Camp Ground United Methodist Church, c/o Becky Waddell, 4431 Young Crossing Road, 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.





Robin Hinton

Robin Dianne Hinton, age 56, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at her residence in Guntown, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8 at Bevill Hill Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at the church from 1:00 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Bevill Hill Cemetery.

Robin was born January 17, 1962, to Willie Joe and Earnestine “Micky” Clarke Gentry. She was an electrician and enjoyed spending time reading always learning. She enjoyed her family and friends but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Robin is survived by four children: Dixie Ludwig and husband Matthew of Needles, California; Kimberly Edwards and husband J. R. of Moselle, Mississippi; Chad Hinton and wife Mariah of Saltillo, Mississippi; and Heather Pulliam and husband Charles of Beaumont, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Grandma Robin” to her 14 grandchildren: Elizabeth Freeman, Shawna Freeman, Storm Williamson, Crystal Mixon, Angel Mixon, Summer Evans, Jimmy Edwards, Jamie Jenkins, Stephanie Hinton, Celeste Hinton, Joseph Hinton, Brionna Pulliam, Rylee Pulliam, and K. C. Pulliam; as well as her six great-grandchildren. Robin is also survived by her brother Mark Gentry and wife Joye of Louisville. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother Joseph Dale Gentry.

Serving as pallbearers are J. R. Edwards, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Evans, Johnny Gentry, Thomas Haskins, and Charles Pulliam. Memorials may be given to Breast Cancer Research, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265.

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.




Sunday, December 2, 2018

Mary R. Higgins

Mary R. Higgins, 66, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus, MS. Mrs. Higgins was a member of the New Zion Baptist Church in Weir, MS. She was born February 3, 1952, in Choctaw County, Mississippi. Parents were Robert and Annie Ethel (Wood) Oswalt.

Graveside Services for Mrs. Higgins were held on Monday, December 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Airy Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. Burial followed in Mt. Airy Cemetery.

Mrs. Higgins is survived by her husband, Therrell Higgins, 1 brother, Paul Oswalt of Weir, MS, 2 sisters, Bonnie Sledge and Wilma Seawright, both of Weir, MS.

Mrs. Higgins is preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Airy Cemetery Fund or charity of choice.

Bobby Joe Miller

Visitation: 10:30 AM til Service Time Tuesday December 4, 2018 at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman, MS. Funeral Service: 1 PM Tuesday December 4, 2018 at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman, MS. Interment: Salem Cemetery near Ackerman, MS

Terry Hickman

Mr. Terry Hickman, 95, of Louisville, passed on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at the Louisville Health Care Center, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Warren Chapel COGIC, with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Hickman, will be placed in the Church on Wednesday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Victoria Wise

Mrs. Victoria Wise, 64, of Louisville, passed on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, in Hinds County Mississippi. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date by Family. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Mildred C. Parker

Funeral Services for Ms. Mildred Catherine Parker will be held at 3 PM
Friday, November 30, 2018 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens officiating. Interment in Hight Assembly of God Cemetery in Noxapater. Visitation will begin at 2 PM the day of service at John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge.

Ms. Parker, 91, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at J.G. Alexander Nursing Home in Union, MS. She was born in Winston County but has lived the past 25 years in Neshoba County. Before retiring, she was a nurse and worked at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN. Ms. Parker was Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Shields McLeod, Jessie Mildred Hickman McLeod;
Daughter, Sheila Kay Weaver; Sons, Donald Paul Parker, Johnny Wayne Parker, Michael Lamar Parker; Sisters, Mazie Woods, Lorena Hunt; Brothers, Robert McLeod, Dan McLeod, Tom McLeod, Jim McLeod; Granddaughter, Regina Davenport.

Survivors include, Daughter, Catherine Ann Skaggs (Ronald) of Kentucky; Sons, Robert Eugene Parker of Philadelphia, MS; Daughter-in-law, Faye Parker of TN; Son-in-law, Ronnie Davenport of TN; Sister-in-law, Barbara McLeod of TN; (8) Grandchildren, several Great-Grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Danny Vick, Randy Coker, James Markham, Justin Rosario

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Robert L. Miller

Funeral services for Mr. Robert L. Miller will be held Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2 PM at Union Chapel M.B.C. Visitation will be Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 12 PM - 6 PM at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel and Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1 PM until service time at the church. Interment will be in Union Chapel M.B.C. Church Cemetery.

Mae West Miller

Funeral services for Ms. Mae West Miller will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11 AM from Taylor Funeral Service Chapel. Visitation will be Friday, November 30, 2018 from 12 PM - 6 PM and Saturday from 10 AM until service time at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will be in New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Frances Bouchillon Jackson

Frances Bouchillon Jackson, 95, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Wells and Rev. James Mills officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will immediately follow the service in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sturgis. 

Frances was born August 4, 1923, to Cabe and Belle Robertson Bouchillon. She was a member of Gum Branch Baptist Church.

Frances is survived by her daughter Susie Butler and husband Howard of Sturgis, Mississippi; and her brother Bill Bouchillon and wife Pat of Macon, Georgia. One of her greatest joys was being “Grandmother” to her grandson Brandon Butler and wife Sarah of Mendenhall, Mississippi; and her great-grandchildren: Abby Grace, Alex and Roma. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Alexander “Boose” Jackson; her parents; her brother Willard Bouchillon and her sister Ruth Crowson.

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.




 

David Jowers

David Jowers, 71, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be Friday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Selmore Baptist Church in Ozark, Missouri, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will immediately follow the service in Selmore Cemetery. 

David was born November 10, 1947, to William and Ludie Mae Slawson Jowers. He was a 1965 graduate of Nanih Waiya; he then attended East Central Junior College and graduated as a licensed electrician. He worked as an electrician in both residential and commercial fields. David was a quiet, gentle Christian man who served as a deacon at both Faithview Baptist Church in Raymond, Mississippi, and Selmore Baptist Church in Ozark, Missouri. He presently attended Wess Chapel Baptist Church in Louisville. In 1987, David married Brenda Kay Jones instantly becoming a father to two sons, James and B. J. Jones. They moved to Ozark, Missouri, in 1991 and resided there until retiring and returning to Louisville in 2012.

David is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Brenda Jowers of Louisville; his sons James Jones and wife Jovelyn of Byram, Mississippi; and B. J. Jones of Bruner, Missouri. He is also survived by two sisters Joyce Sykes of Louisville; and Martha Jacobson of Ocala, Florida; as well as two sisters-in-law Gladys Jowers of Louisville; and Leila Jowers of Glen Allen, Virginia. One of his greatest joys was his four grandchildren: James (Skylar) Jones III; Robert Jones; Joseph Jones; and Hunter Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: John, Curtis, Warren, and Charles Alton Jowers; and his sister Jewell Ricks.

Memorial contributions in honor of David may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Local services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Barnes Funeral Home of Ozark, Missouri, will be in charge of services at 
Selmore Baptist Church. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.




William George Buggs

William George Buggs, 50, of Lousville, passed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at the Winston County Medical Center. Funeral Service will be Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Stephens

Jerry Stephens, 56, of Louisville, passed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at the Winston County Medical Center. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 11 a.m., from the Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Pamela Sheree Carter

Miss Pamela Sheree Carter, 34, of Louisville, passed on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Saint James Presbyterian Church, Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Saturday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Miss. Carter 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.

Mae Vergia Pleas

Mrs. Mae Vergia Pleas, 90, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Winston County Nursing Home, Louisville, MS. Funeral Service will be Monday, November 26, 2018, at 11 a.m., from MOBH District Bldg. , Louisville, MS. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4 until 5 p.m., from the Funeral Home and a Wake service will be from 6 until 7 p.m., Burial will be in the New Zion Church Cemetery. Mrs. Pleas, will be placed in the District Bldg. one hour before service time on Monday. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Sellie Miller



Mr. Sellie Miller, 76, of Weir, Mississippi, passed on Monday, November 19, 2018, at the Diversicare Nursing Home, Eupora, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 1 p.m., from First Unity United Methodist Church, Weir, MS. Visitation will be Monday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home, Weir Location. Mr. Miller, will be placed in the Church on Tuesday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Mount Nebro Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Weir in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Mary Alice Woodruff

Mrs. Mary Alice Lloyd Woodruff, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday night November 21, 2018, at her home on Henry Allman Road. She was the widow of Woodrow Wilson Woodruff and the daughter of the late Champion and Tommie Eudora Tomlinson Lloyd all of Louisville. She was also preceded in death by her sister Edna Durance of Florida and brother Sherrill Lloyd of Clinton, Mississippi.

Mrs. Woodruff is survived by her three sons, Bobby Jack (Barbara) of Guyton, Georgia, Franklin (Frances) of Louisville and Terry Lee (Karen) of Ojai, California. She was the grandmother of seven grandchildren Lin (Trudy) of Louisville, Marc (Callie) of Louisville, Beth Hemphill (Jason) of Louisville, Charles (Yvonne) of Camarillo, California, David (Jennifer) of Newberry Park, California, Todd (Stephanie) of Richmond Hill, Georgia, Stephanie Mikell (Britt) of North Augusta, South Carolina. Her eleven great grand grandchildren Katie Shotts (Jay), Nathan and John Hemphill, Andrew and Richard Woodruff all of Louisville, Emily, Jake, and Hailey Woodruff, of Camarillo, California, Ashlyn Mikell of North Augusta, South Carolina , and Olivia and Madelyn Woodruff of Richmond Hill, Georgia.

She also leaves her sister Iona Ray of Louisville and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Woodruff and her husband and sons operated a Grade C and Grade A Dairy farm in the Estes Community. Mr. Woodruff was recognized as the Dairy Farmer of the Year in 1962, but it was definitely a family affair as she and their sons worked closely with him. She also worked at the Louisville Pants Factory and was a beautician.

She loved gardening and growing flowers. Her grandchildren thought she was the best cook in the county and passed this and the love of the land on to her sons and grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Porter Funeral Home on Saturday night, November 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 pm.and the funeral service will be at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church on Sunday November 25, at 2 p.m.

The Reverend Keith Williams and Reverend Michael Wells will be in charge of the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pall bearers are her grandsons and grandsons in law Lin Woodruff, Nathan Hemphill, Andrew Woodruff, Richard Woodruff, Jay Shotts, Jason Hemphill, Todd Woodruff and Britt Mikell.






Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Johnny Davis Sullivan

Johnny Davis Sullivan, 68, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at The Oak Cottage at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Wells officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 noon until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Ellison Ridge Cemetery.

Johnny was born August 31, 1950, to J. C. and Ruby Palmer Sullivan. He was a member of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church. During his high school career at Nanih Waiya, he was a pole vaulting champion. Johnny was an avid Ole Miss fan and he dearly loved his kids and grandkids.

Johnny is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Shari Whitehead Sullivan of Louisville; his daughters Holly Wilkes and husband Justin of Louisville; C. Jae Sullivan Warren of New Hope, Mississippi; and three sons Shane Sullivan of Louisville; Lance Sullivan and wife Denise of Bruce, Mississippi; and Cody Preston of Memphis, Tennessee. He is also survived by two sisters Bonnie Burkes and Judy Rogers (Roy); and his brother Jakie Sullivan (Susan). One of his greatest joys was being “Gramps” to his six grandchildren: Destiny Sullivan, Elijah Wilkes, Jodie Wilkes, Zander Warren, Cheyenne Warren, and Zane Wilkes. He was preceded in death by a daughter Jacklyn Brooke Sullivan; granddaughter Jaicee Brooke Warren, his parents; and two sisters Mary Lou Conn and Donnie Sue Dempsey.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to Nowell Massey Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.

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.




Bernice Pearson

Miss Frances Bernice Pearson, 89, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Dogwood Cottage at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, November 23rd, at First Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the service time at the church. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Minnie L. Robinson

Minnie L. Robinson, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 19, 2018, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at South Louisville Baptist Church with Rev. Trent Jaudon, Rev. David Keen, and Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at the church from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Interment will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Louisville.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Paul Fox

Paulette “Paul” Fox, 73, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 19, 2018, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, November 22, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, November 23, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Franklin Smith and Rev. Mitchell McDonald officiating. Interment will follow in Coye Assembly of God Church Cemetery.

Paul was born December 27, 1944, to Harvey and Florence Wright Fox. He was a member of Indian Springs Assembly of God Church and was a retired truck driver.

Paul is survived by his daughter, Sondra LaDawn Fox and husband Danny Hughes of Brandon, Mississippi; son Paul Dewayne Fox of Little Rock, Arkansas; sister, Gayle Hailey and husband Tony of Preston, Mississippi; and his brother Shelton Fox and wife Adelinn of Amory, Mississippi. He is also survived by his grandson, Chance Fox and wife Maria; and his extended family, Bobbie Burks Fox, Pamela Sullivan, and Paula Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Chance Fox, Marcus Fox, Danny Hughes, Jason Pugh, Lucas Daniel Williams, and Mark Dean Wright.

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.




Sunday, November 18, 2018

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.

Wick Edmond

Mr. Wick Edmond, Jr., 64, of Louisville, passed on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, in Winston County Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at 11 a.m., from Beck Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Alexander Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Bruce Mitchell

Bruce Mitchell of Louisville, Mississippi, a remarkable and greatly beloved man, died peacefully in his sleep at age 91, surrounded by his loving family in the house he built many years ago on Highway 25 South in Winston County. 

Friends and family can pay their respects at the visitation on Tuesday, November 20 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at. Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, (662) 773-3501. Funeral Services will be at Calvary Baptist Church, Hwy 25 South, Louisville, Mississippi on Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. with interment following in Camp Ground Cemetery.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sandra Jones Mayo

Sandra Jones Mayo, 78, of Oxford, Mississippi, died on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, in West Hall at Waller Funeral Home, 419 Highway 6 West, in Oxford, and from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, in Louisville, Mississippi. Ms. Mayo donated her body to the Genesis Legacy Whole Body Donation Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee, for medical education and research.

Ruth Ewing Smith

Ruth Ewing Smith, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Monday, November 19, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville; as well as one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Childs and Rev. Stacy Parvin officiating. Interment will follow in Beth Eden Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Ruth was born in Noxubee County on September 23, 1932, to Frank and Thelma Thomasson Ewing. She was a member of Beth Eden Lutheran Church. Ruth enjoyed any outside activities, especially when she was outside helping her husband as he worked; and she enjoyed gardening. She loved animals, especially her dogs.

Ruth is survived by her daughter Jeanette Mills and husband Ernie of Louisville. She is also survived by her sister Sara Butler (O’Neill) of Dumas, Mississippi; brother Ellis Ewing (Geri) of Johnson City, Tennessee; sister-in-law Frances Ewing; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Smith; her parents; and her brother Bobby Ewing.

Serving as pallbearers are Thomas E. Clark, Mike Coleman, Vince Ewing, Randall Livingston, Ray Smith, and Wade Mills. Memorials contributions in honor of Ruth may be given to Beth Eden Cemetery Fund, c/o Shirley Livingston, 40 Livingston Road, 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.




 

Friday, November 16, 2018

Rev. Scarlet Clark Shepperd

Scarlet Clark Shepperd, 50, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville; as well as one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Dowd and Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Flower Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Rev. Thomas Clark.

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

Mrs. Grace Irene Hood, 92, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at her home in Meridian, MS. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 19th, at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Trent Jaudon officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hood was born April 26, 1926, in Noxapater, MS. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Hood, Sr.; her parents, Hattie and Shorty Johnson; a grandson, Clayton Wirgau; and numerous brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Wirgau of Meridian, MS; her son, Hugh (Ann) Hood, Jr. of Crestview, FL; one sister, Bobby Jean Moody of Louisville; one granddaughter, Rebecca J. Harris; 2 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.