Category: Obits


Mr. Billy Gene Wells
July 17, 2016

Funeral services for Mr. Billy Gene Wells, 50, were held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Beck Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Burial at Ebenezer.

Mr. Wells was born on March 17, 1966, … Read more


Fredrick Louis Gunn
June 21, 2016

Fredrick Louis Gunn of Sturgis, 64, a truck driver, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Mr. Gunn was born January 1, 1952 in Washington, D.C.

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Mr. Edwin “Buddy” Tew

Louisville, MS

Graveside services for Edwin “Buddy” Tew were held Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 3:30 p. m. from Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County with James Malbrough officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of services.

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Mr. George Mason Caraway

George Mason Caraway, 89, of Noxapater, MS, died peacefully on July 20 at the Veterans Administration Nursing Home in Kosciusko, MS. He was born on October 26, 1926, in Hickory, MS, to James Priestly Caraway and Ruby Nell Gunn Caraway. … Read more

Mr. Harold R. Weaver

Harold R. Weaver, 76, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation was on Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey … Read more


Mr. John Jewell

Macon, MS

John Wesley Jewell, 56, of Macon, MS passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Funeral service were Sunday, July 17, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Salem Memorial … Read more

Mrs. Kathleen Goodin Robinson

Mrs. Kathleen Goodin Robinson, 76, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Butler officiating. … Read more

Mrs. Janet Younger Dill

Janet Younger Dill died surrounded by her family on July 7 at M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston at the age of 72 after a courageous, two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Janet was born on September 30, 1943, in Columbus, … Read more

Mrs. Lois Smith Cournoyer

Mrs. Lois Smith Cournoyer, 94, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 7th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Dr. Brett Golson officiating. Interment was in … Read more


Miss Barbara Cistrunk

June 26, 2016

Funeral services for Miss Barbara Cistrunk, 74, were held at Mount Bell M.B. Church in Louisville, Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. Rev. William Haynes officiated. Burial in Oliver.

Miss Cistrunk died Sunday, … Read more