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Leonard Aubra Evans, 78, passed away while surrounded by his family at his residence in Petal on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Carterville Baptist Church with interment in Forrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Read full obituary

Mrs. Edith Earl Taylor, 79, of Wiggins, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 12, 2021, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. Read full obituary

Dr. Carl E. Odom, 90, of Hattiesburg, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Merit Health Wesley Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Read full obituary

Nina Lynn Taylor Kitchens, 72, of Laurel, MS passed from this life Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at South Central Regional Medical Center. She was born Saturday, January 22, 1949, at Boone Clinic in Laurel, MS. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021, in the Jones and Son Chapel of Moselle for Mr. David Townsend, age 46, of Moselle who passed from this life on October 11, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. Elder Josh King and Elder Mark Quarels will officiate with burial to f… Read full obituary

Sherry Arnwine Marshall, 70, of Hattiesburg, MS, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2021, at Alden Pointe Assisted Living after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Read full obituary

Patsy Bortoni, 77, of Petal passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Hillcrest Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, for Mrs. Eleanor "Elaine" Pittman Harris, age 87, of Richton, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton. Mrs. Harris passed from this life on October 12, 2021, at her residence. Rev. Scott Pittman, Rev. Andy Pittman, Rev. Josh Dunn and … Read full obituary

Virginia Ruth Sims, 85, of Louin, Mississippi, passed away, Monday, October 11, 2021, at her home. She was born Tuesday, February 4, 1936. Read full obituary

On October 10, 2021, Mrs. Dorothy Barnwell passed away at the age of 96 years. A private family service will be held at a later date. Read full obituary

Alice Morgan, 83, of Hattiesburg passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, at her home. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Moore Hattiesburg Chapel with interment to follow at Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. at Moore Hattiesb… Read full obituary

Dennis R. “Dickie” Carpenter, 73, of Petal, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, at his home. Visitation will be from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Moore Funeral Home in Petal and another visitation Thursday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. with services immediately following at 1… Read full obituary

Ernest Bethea Lott, 96, of Hattiesburg, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at his home. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at Dixie Baptist Church with services immediately following at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Read full obituary

Phillip Mark Montague, 64, of Hattiesburg passed away on October 8, 2021, at his home. Services will be Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at the Moore Petal Chapel at 10 a.m. followed by burial in Runnels Cemetery. Read full obituary

Velma “Lulu” Reid, born December 4, 1936, in Jones County, MS, passed from this life on October 10, 2021, at the age of 84. Read full obituary

Robert “Bob” Varner, II, 60, of Carriere, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. There will be a memorial service for Bob at a later date. Read full obituary

Noreen Eaton, 56, of Petal passed away on October 3, 2021, at Merit Health in Brandon. A gathering of friends will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Read full obituary

Jerry Maurice Wallace, 85, of Seminary passed away on October 4, 2021, at Asbury Hospice House. Graveside services will be Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Jesse Bryant Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. Read full obituary

Sidney “Red” Brock, 84, of Hattiesburg, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Asbury Hospice House. Visitation will be Friday, October 8, 2021, from 1:30 – 3 :00p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale with services immediately following at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Roseland Park Cemetery. Read full obituary

A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2021, in the Fairfield Baptist Church of Moselle for Mr. Ricky Bishop, age 57, of Seminary who passed from this life on October 7, 2021, at his residence. Read full obituary

Velma Bates McArthur, 86, of Hattiesburg, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at her home. Visitation will be Friday, October 8, 2021, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg with services immediately following at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 9, 2021, for Mr. Thomas Hugh Mills, age 48, of Ovett, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton. Mr. Mills passed from this life on October 6, 2021, at his residence. Bro. Jerry Overstreet and Bro. Colon Rowell will officiate the service with bu… Read full obituary

David Joseph Street, 74, of Hattiesburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October11, 2021, at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Read full obituary

Dex Walton Johnson, 70, of Hattiesburg, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Merit Health Wesley. A gathering of friends will be held Sunday, October 24, 2021, at the Hattiesburg Country Club from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Read full obituary

John “Bruce” Jefcoat, 56, of Laurel, Mississippi, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Friday, March 12, 1965, in Laurel, Mississippi. Read full obituary

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 10, 2021, for Mrs. Beverly Lynn Salmans, age 63, of Richton, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton. Mrs. Salmans passed from this life on October 5, 2021 at her residence. Pastor Scott Herrin will officiate the service. Read full obituary

Donald Conrad Saxon, 70, of Louin, Mississippi, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at his residence. He was born Friday, September 14, 1951, in Bay Springs, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Aline Carter, 66, of Hattiesburg, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Lamar Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Hattiesburg Chapel of Moore Funeral Home. Read full obituary

Mrs. Ila Christine Cooper Berry was born September 27, 1926, to the late Chevis and Dorothy Fairley Cooper and departed this life on October 1, 2021, in Wiggins, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Billie Carol Peters, 78, of Lumberton passed away on October 2, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2021, for Mrs. Linda Kay Blackwell Smith, age 77, of Moulton, AL, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton. Mrs. Smith passed from this life on September 30, 2021, at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, AL. The service will be officiate… Read full obituary

Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, for Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Fox, 77, of Hattiesburg, who passed from this life October 2, 2021, at Provisions Assisted Living in Hattiesburg. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Jones and Son Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Read full obituary

Rose Ready, 87, of Richton, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Bedford Care Center-Monroe Hall. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Richton United Methodist Church with services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery. Read full obituary

Billy Ray Boone, 69, of Hattiesburg, formerly of Oxford, MS passed away peacefully on Friday October 1, 2021, at his residence in Hattiesburg, MS. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 3, 2021, for Mrs. Venita Ann Shoemake White, age 95, of Madison, AL, formerly of Pascagoula. Mrs. White passed from this life on October 1, 2021, at her daughter's home in Vincent, AL. Bro. Rodney Smith will officiate the service with buria… Read full obituary

Doris A. Lewis, 99, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at her residence in Hattiesburg. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021, at Pineview Baptist Church with interment in McLaurin Cemetery to follow. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021, for Mrs. Katherine Farr Crane, age 74, of Petal, at Union Grove Assembly of God. Mrs. Crane passed from this life on September 29, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Evans Freeman and Bro. Richard Joel Ryals will officiate… Read full obituary

Jeffrey Mark Teague, 67, was born August 19, 1954 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Otto and Imogene (1927-2019) Teague. He joined sisters Karen (Tim Biggs), Jennifer Dunn, and Melanie (1955-2019). Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 2, 2021, for Mr. William Theodore "Bill" Bramblett, age 82, of New Augusta, at Prospect Baptist Church. Mr. Bramblett passed from this life on September 28, 2021, at the North Alabama Specialty Hospital in Athens, AL. Bro. Herbert Wiggers… Read full obituary

Nell Garrett, 91, of Petal, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Bedford Care Center in Petal. Visitation will be Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal with services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Read full obituary