OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 12/6/2019

 

M. D. Morgan

COLUMBUS — M. D. Morgan, 79, died Dec. 6, 2019, at Vineyard Court Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, College Street location. read more

 

Shirley Thompson

ABERDEEN — Shirley Ann Gilliland Thompson, 75, died Dec. 4, 2019, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at River Bend Baptist Church, with Roy McHenry officiating. Burial will... read more

 

Lee Shackelford

VERNON, Ala. — Lee Shackelford, 56, died Dec. 1, 2019, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama. No services will be held. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Shackelford was born... read more

 

Peggy McLemore

VERNON, Ala. — Peggy jean McLemore, 72, died Dec. 3, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Otts Funeral Home Chapel, with Arnold Sheets officiating. Graveside services and burial... read more

 

Mary Davis

STARKVILLE — Mary Dell West Davis, 60, died Dec. 2, 2019, in Starkville. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel M.B. Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from... read more

 

Demond Harris

COLUMBUS — Demond Harris, 46, died Dec. 5, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Service of Columbus. read more

 

Jamel Banks Sr.

WEST POINT — Jamel D. Banks Sr., 40, died Nov. 25, 2019, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside Christian Church, with the Rev. Fluid Carr Jr. officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Kelvin Strong

WEST POINT — Kelvin D. Strong, 41, died Nov. 30, 2019, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Gospel Temple M.B. Church, with the Rev. Quincy Patterson officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

George Yarbrough Jr.

STARKVILLE — George Yarbrough Jr., 52, died Dec. 2, 2019, in Starkville. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sixteenth Section M.B. Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m.... read more

 

Laterrance McCarter Sr.

STARKVILLE — Laterrance Dewon McCarter Sr., 23, died Nov. 26, 2019, in Starkville. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Boyd Chapel M.B. Church in Sturgis. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation is... read more

 

Belva Rice

CRAWFORD — Belva Lee Rice, 77, died Nov. 29, 2019, in Starkville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Chapel M.B. Church in Brooksville. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from... read more

 

Stella Baker

STARKVILLE — Stella Hill Baker, 100, died Dec. 3, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Welch Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Welch Funeral Home... read more

 

Richard Sackett

COLUMBUS — Richard Carrol Sackett, 84, died Dec. 5, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more

 

Shemeka Patterson

Shemeka Patterson

MACON — Shemeka Sherrell Patterson, 38, died Nov. 28, 2019, at her residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn C.M.E. Church, with Vickie Tate officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

Donald Calmes

STARKVILLE — Donald Calmes, 61, died Nov. 28, 2019, at University Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Peter’s Rock Temple C.O.G.I.C., with Joseph L. Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Corene Hicks

Corene Hicks

COLUMBUS — Corene Hicks, 97, died Dec. 1, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fourth Street M.B. Church. Burial will follow at East Sand Creek M.B. Church Cemetery. Visitation is from noon-6 p.m.... read more

 

Dewitt Smart

Dewitt Smart

MACON — Dewitt Smart, 84, died Dec. 1, 2019, at Noxubee General Hospital in Macon. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Full Gospel Baptist Church, with Tommie Green officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Jermarcus Taylor

Jermarcus Taylor

MACON — Jermarcus Jemetreion Taylor, 30, died Dec. 1, 2019. Services will be at noon Saturday at Fairview Full Gospel Baptist Church in Whispering Pines, with Bobby L. McCarter officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Bethel... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Lois Beason

Published: 12/5/2019

Services for Mrs. Lois Beason will be held Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM from McClain-Hays Chapel, with Rev. Mack Alford officiating. Burial will follow in Henrys Chapel Cemetery in... read more

 

 

Herbert Eads

Herbert Eads

Published: 12/5/2019

Herbert Eads, 83, of Columbus, MS, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Visitation will be Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home. Funeral... read more

 

 

Jerry Pickle

Published: 12/5/2019

Jerry W. Pickle, 71, of Cameron, WI, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born December 18, 1947, in Aberdeen, Mississippi, to... read more

 

 

Sidney Wright Jr.

Sidney Wright Jr.

Published: 12/5/2019

Sidney Dean Wright Jr., 67, passed away on Monday, December 02, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 05, 2019, from 6:00-8:00... read more

 

 

Leonard Mattison

Published: 12/5/2019

GRAND JUNCTION, Mich. — Leonard Avery “Buddy” Mattison, 71, died Nov. 29, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Filbrandt Family Funeral Home.... read more

 

 

Thomas Watson

Published: 12/5/2019

BATON ROUGE, La. — Thomas Edward “Buddy” Watson, 88, died Dec. 4, 2019, at the Crossing at Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvert... read more

 

 

Mary Ellis

Published: 12/5/2019

ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Mary Ann Wilkins Ellis, 60, died Dec. 3, 2019, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Home Going Celebration services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dancy... read more

 

 

Callie Tallie

Published: 12/5/2019

WEST POINT — Callie Wells Tallie, 56, died Nov. 26, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Town Creek M.B. Church, with... read more

 

 

Ernest Deas

Published: 12/5/2019

STARKVILLE — Ernest B. “Happy” Deas, 76, died Nov. 27, 2019. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Johnson Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. Visitation will... read more

 

 

Robert Price

Robert Price

Published: 12/4/2019

Robert Eugene Price, beloved father to Mike Price (Kandy) and Cindy Wallace Dupont (Brian), peacefully passed away on November 24, 2019, with his family by his side. Eugene was preceded... read more

 

 

Donna Williams

Donna Williams

Published: 12/4/2019

Donna Ishee Williams, 52, of Laurel, MS, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center, Laurel, MS. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 PM... read more

 

 

Benny Fulgham

Published: 12/4/2019

ADATON — Benny Delain Fulgham, 60, died Dec. 2, 2019, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. John Foles officiating.... read more

 

 

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