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Neva J. Jeffers, 89, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Wednesday May 27, 2020, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi. She was born Saturday, April 25, 1931, in Poplarville, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Linda Chambliss, 77, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, while surrounded by her family at her residence in Purvis. A graveside service, conducted by Brother Jesse Ladner and Brother J. R. Hartfield will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Pine Ridge-Hartfield Cemetery in… Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. for Mr. Kenneth Mack "Pete" Busby, age 88, of Petal, at Stevens Cemetery. Mr. Busby passed away on May 26, 2020, at the Hattiesburg Health and Rehab. Bro. Jim Slowy will officiate the service. Read full obituary

Henry Clinton, 88, of Hattiesburg passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Landmark Nursing Home in Collins. Visitation will be Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg from 12:00 p.m. until service time at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Central Baptist Church, Purvis for Ms. Mary Ellen Graves, age 67, of Purvis who passed from this life May 25, 2020, at Asbury Hospice. Bro. Jonathan Smith and Bro. Wilford Knight will officiate with burial to follow in the Chambli… Read full obituary

Funeral services will be held for Rachel E. Broadway, 79 of Laurel, MS on May 29, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Gardens in Laurel, MS. Read full obituary

Roy "Bob" Rivers, age 86, of Ellisville, Mississippi, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born on Friday, July 21, 1933, and was a lifelong resident of Ellisville. Read full obituary

William "Bill" Mallard Culpepper, 80, beloved Father, Husband, and Grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place Tuesday May 19, 2020, at his home in Clara, Mississippi. He was born at home Thursday November 9, 1939, to G.W. and Effie Culpepper in Strengthford, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Bobby Earl Pickett, Sr., 74, of Petal, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 26, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal with services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Melba June Berry, 80, of Monticello passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 23, 2020. The family will be having a private church service on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, followed by a graveside service at 12:30 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookhaven. The family invites friends to jo… Read full obituary

Dewey V. Reddoch, Sr., 59, of Baxterville, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Reddoch Family Home Cemetery. Read full obituary

Bettye Anne Foster Lazenby, 90, of Petal, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal with services immediately following at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Read full obituary

On Saturday May 23, 2020, Vondell Smith a loving husband and father passed away at the age of 76.Vondell was born in Laurel, MS along with 7 brothers and sisters to Bennie Smith Sr. and Maggie Dell Busby Smith. Read full obituary

Mary Helen Cox of Crystal Springs, MS went to her heavenly home on May 23, 2020, at 8:10 p.m. at Franklin County Memorial Hospital. Read full obituary

Clemit Lee Tullos was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Vicksburg, MS. He was a member of the National Guard and was a long time faithful employee of both R.G. LeTourneau Inc. and Ergon, Inc., having recently retired. He and his wife Peggy were residents of Laurel, MS for… Read full obituary

Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the Wilmer Cemetery in Wilmer, Al for Mrs. Carrie Dees Burton, age 99, who passed from this life May 5, 22, 2020, at Perry County Nursing Center. Bro. Charles Mayo will officiate with burial to follow. Read full obituary

Graveside services for Mr. Ronnie Joe Byrd, age 73, of the Pleasant Hill Community, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 25, 2020, at the Byrd Family Cemetery, located at 210 Issac Byrd Dr., Leakesville, MS. Bro. Don Fulmer will officiate the service and Ronnie Joe's grandchildren; Tony Pu… Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Fairhope Missionary Baptist Church in Beaumont for Mrs. Barbara Letha Thomas, age 82, of Beaumont who passed from this life May 22, 2020, at her residence. Bro. Jerry Overstreet and Bro. Wendell Helton will officiate with burial to … Read full obituary

Harold Jackson, 88, of Rawls Springs, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Services will be Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene followed by burial in Community Baptist Church Cemetery in Oloh. Read full obituary

Bobbie Harrison Hinton, 89, of Laurel, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at South Central Regional Medical Center. She was born in Baton Rouge, LA and moved to Laurel when she was six years old. She was a member of Justice Heights Methodist Church for many years and then later in life … Read full obituary

Louis U. Espinosa, 87, of Laurel passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, at South Central Regional Hospital. There will be a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Roseland Park Cemetery. Read full obituary

Wyatt Waldo Williams, age 82, of Stringer, MS passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Cedars Personal Care Home following an extended illness. Waldo was born on May 30, 1937, in Wayne County, MS. Read full obituary

Deral Douglas McMullan, 88, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Saturday, January 23, 1932, in Sylvarena, Mississippi. He attended Sylvarena School, then served in the Army for 2 years in Korea. Read full obituary

Elizabeth Ann McMinn, 77, of Raleigh, Mississippi, died Monday, May 18, 2020, at MS Care Center in Raleigh, Mississippi. She was born Tuesday, June 23, 1942, in Union County, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Graveside Services will be held 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Soule’s Chapel Cemetery for Mr. Wilbern “Tom” Tomlin, age 73, of Moselle who passed from this life on May 17, 2020. Bro. Paul Carpenter will officiate the service. Read full obituary

James Lee Martin, 76, of Petal passed away on May 18, 2020, at the Veterans Home in Collins. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Hillcrest cemetery. Read full obituary

Arvis H. Ruffin, 80, of Laurel, MS, passed away Friday, May 15, 202,0 at the Jones County Rest Home in Ellisville, MS. He was born Monday, October 30, 1939, in Laurel, MS. Read full obituary

Mr. Alvin Winfred Gatlin, 64, of Laurel, Mississippi died Thursday May 14, 2020, in Saraland, Alabama. He was born Friday, November 4, 1955, in Laurel, Mississippi to Winfred George and Mary Josephine Gatlin. Read full obituary

Bess Ann Greene, 91, of Rawls Springs, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family members on Saturday, May 16, 2020. A family graveside service will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020, at the Rawls Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, in Hattiesburg, MS. Read full obituary

Clarice Holifield Yelverton, 92, was born in Laurel, MS to Floyd and Cora King Holifield on June 14, 1927. She was their sixth child of ten children. Her family also included two half-brothers and two half-sisters. She deeply loved her family members. Read full obituary

Bertha Mae Taylor, 69, of Purvis, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Hattiesburg Health and Rehab. A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Purvis. COVID-19 regulations and limitations will be followed during the visitation. A graveside … Read full obituary

A memorial service will be held at a later date for Mr. Michael Hilton Folks, age 66, of New Augusta, who passed away on May 17, 2020, at his residence. Read full obituary

James “Jim” V. Bates, Jr., 86, of Petal, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. Funeral services for James will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with a visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. … Read full obituary

George “Lavard” Keyes (Pappy), of Laurel, Mississippi went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday May 14, 2020, at the age of 95 years old. After complications from the Coronavirus, he died peacefully at South Central Regional Medical Center. Lavard was born on July 29, 1924, in Laurel, … Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2020, for Mrs. Betty Sue Shows, age 65, of Richton, at Bethel Freewill Cemetery. Mrs. Shows passed away on May 14, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Shane Giadrosich will officiate the service. Read full obituary

Antonia Staricco, Age 74, of Hattiesburg, MS, passed away on Friday, May 08, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley Hospital. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 3:00 p.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Hattiesburg Chapel of Moore Funeral Home. Read full obituary

Denise Leslie Bozeman, born April 25, 1955, passed away on May 13, 2020, at the age of 65. Mrs. Bozeman enjoyed taking care of animals. She was greatly loved and will be missed. Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2020, for Mrs. Ruby Mae Clark Wade, age 90, of Petal, at Sand Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Wade passed away on May 13, 2020, at her residence in Forrest County. Read full obituary

Annie Dean Rose, Age 83, took her journey to be with her lord and savior, Jesus Christ, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. She was born in Richton, Mississippi on June 18, 1936, to the late Forrest and Sadie Stevens. She was loyal, faithful Christian, member of Three Riv… Read full obituary