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David Butler, age 67, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2020. He was a long-time resident of Hammond, LA. David was an extremely hard worker and had a true gift for carpentry. He dedicated many years building houses and even taught his son the definition of hard work. David was… Read full obituary

Kimberly Ann Ellington Prestage, 55, of Carthage, Mississippi, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She was born Friday, March 5, 1965, in Carthage, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Betty Jo Smith, 68, of College Station, Texas formerly of Lumberton passed away on October 24, 2020, in College Station, Texas. Read full obituary

Ryan Presley Hendley, 26, of Hattiesburg, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at his home. A mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, October 30, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church followed by burial in Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Opal Annette Eaton, age 72, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020, in Gulfport, MS. She was born in Stone County on January 14, 1948, to the late Joseph and Alma Meadows. Read full obituary

Betty Sue Aultman Brock, 83, of Glendale passed away on October 22, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House. Visitation will be Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. until service at 1:30 p.m. at Glendale Baptist Church, followed by burial in Roseland Park Cemetery. Read full obituary

Bobby McCurley, beloved husband of Cherie Diane (Knight) McCurley, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, after a lengthy battle with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) at his home in Laurel MS. Read full obituary

Sophiana Lorene Cornes, 4, of Houma, LA. passed away on October 9, 2020. A memorial service will be held Monday, October 26, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Gibson Baptist Mission, 5939 Bayou Black Dr., Gibson, La 70356. Read full obituary

Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton for Mrs. Helen Jane Maxie, age 90, of Richton who passed from this life on October 24, 2020, at her residence. Bro. Ronnie "Jiggs" Maxie will officiate the service with burial to follow in the Hicko… Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, for Mrs. Martha Joy Bremer Slaid, age 89, of Richton, at Highland Cemetery in Hattiesburg, MS. Mrs. Slaid passed away on October 20, 2020, at the Perry County Nursing Center in Richton. Bro. Gary Shows will officiate … Read full obituary

Janie Kay Delk, 73, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Wednesday, October 21, 2020, peacefully at her home in Laurel, Mississippi. She was born Sunday, December 15, 1946, in Mendenhall, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Robert ‘Rod’ Ogden, 76, of Collins, Mississippi, died Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Thursday, December 9, 1943 in Louisiana. Read full obituary

Essie Sellers Hickman, age 93, passed away October 16, 2020, at her home in Perkinston, MS. She was born April 7, 1927, in Wiggins, MS to the late Thomas and Eva Sellers. Read full obituary

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 23, 2020, for Virginia Lee Mayo, age 71, of Richton, at First United Pentecostal Church in Richton. Mrs. Mayo passed away peacefully on October 20, 2020, in Hattiesburg, MS surrounded by her four sons, sister, niece and two daughter-in-laws. Read full obituary

Joyce Delancey, 60, of Seminary passed away on October 18, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House. A graveside service will be Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at Bullock Cemetery. Read full obituary

Walter “W.L.” Walker, age 56, passed away on October 17, 2020, in Wiggins, MS, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 19, 1963, in Wiggins, MS, to the late Herman William Walker and Linda Rae O’Neal Walker. Read full obituary

Cameron Nichole Stewart, A.K.A. Red Squirrel, 11, of Petal passed away on October 18, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House. Services will be Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 10 :00 a.m. at Carterville Baptist Church followed by burial in Leeville Baptist Church Cemetery. Read full obituary

Carolyn Gracie O’Neal, age 92, formerly of Wiggins, MS, passed away on October 15, 2020, in Columbus, MS. She was born on March 14, 1928, in George County, MS to the late Clifton Lyman and Gracie Almeda Flurry Berry. Read full obituary

Bobby “B.J.” Helms, 75, of Lumberton passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley. The family will be holding a gathering of friends at a later date. Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. for Mr. David Hamilton Freeman, age 75, of Silverdale Washington, at Seminary Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Kenneth McLendon will officiate the service with family and friends speaking. Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 19, 2020, at Moselle Memorial Gardens Cemetery for Mr. William Daniel Walters, age 76, of Moselle, who died on October 16, 2020. Read full obituary

Jamie Harold Yates age 30, of Petal, Mississippi, died Sunday at his residence in Petal, Mississippi. He was born Tuesday, December 19, 1989, in Laurel, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Evelyn Fay Thurman, 80, of Saucier passed away on October 15, 2020, at her home. Visitation will be Monday, October 19, 2020, at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. followed by burial in Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Joy V. Byrd, 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Read full obituary

Willodean “Dean” Jackson, 80, of Hattiesburg, passed away on Thursday October 15, 2020, at Asbury Hospice. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with funeral services to immediately follow. Burial wi… Read full obituary

Sidney Eugene Webb, 79, of Petal, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020, at his home. Visitation will be Monday, October 19, 2020, at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. with services immediately following at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. for Mrs. Ilene Walley Palmer, age 82, of Richton, at Lovewell Freewill Baptist Church. Mrs. Palmer passed away on October 15, 2020, at Perry County General Hospital in Richton. Bro. Devon McIlwain and Bro. Bryan Walley will offi… Read full obituary

Wayne Joseph Register of Hattiesburg Mississippi, age 72, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Visitation and viewing will be Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, MS. Services will follow immediately at 3:00pm in the Chapel. Pastor Bruce C… Read full obituary

James “Ray” Polson, 66, of Laurel, MS, went home to be with Lord and Savior Jesus Christ following a brave battle with a lengthy illness. Ray was born on Monday, May 10, 1954, to Robert and Tommie Polson of Laurel, MS and peacefully passed away at home on October 14, 2020. Read full obituary

Bettie Jean Folks, 85, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, died Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi. She was born Thursday, May 2, 1935, in Bay Springs, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Bruce A. Harper, 57, of Moselle, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at his home. A visitation will be held at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home on Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. with the service to immediately follow. Burial will be in Jackson Cemetery. Read full obituary

Elizabeth Padgett Hensarling lived a long and full life enriched by love and epitomized by her gracious and thoughtful interactions with all she met. On October 13, 2020, following a brief illness and 94 years on this earth, “Aunt Liz” rejoined her beloved George in heaven, passing peacefull… Read full obituary

James Victor "Jim" Poe of Beaumont, MS passed away peacefully October 14, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley Hospital in Hattiesburg at the age of 72. Jim was born June 12, 1948, to Ed and Florence Poe in Loudon, TN. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School and from the University of Tennessee with… Read full obituary

Barbara Sue (Susie) Hodge, age 55 of Sylvarena, MS, died peacefully at home surrounded by love ones on October 10, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Read full obituary

Art Bryant, 89, of Janice Community, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 ,at his home. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Janice Cemetery. Read full obituary

Barbara Kirk Hinton, 78, of Petal, MS died, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, in Laurel, MS. She was born on Monday, September 1, 1942, in Jones County, MS. Read full obituary

Marvin D. Courtney, Sr., 85, while surrounded by his family, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at his residence in Oak Grove. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020, at the Hattiesburg Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with interment in Highland Cemetery to… Read full obituary

Services will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. for Ms. Elaine Hillman, age 82, of Leakesville, at Neely Baptist Church. Ms. Hillman passed away on October 12, 2020, in Leakesville, MS. Read full obituary

Thurman Billy Joe Ainsworth, 90, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, died Monday at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg, MS. He was born Saturday, March 15, 1930, in Smith County, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Our beloved sister, Katherine (Walker) Pearson, 79, of Laurel, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, following a lengthy illness. She was wheelchair bound for the last ten years of her life. Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for Mr. Gralan Dennis Walley, age 70, of Laurel, at Henderson Cemetery. Mr. Walley passed away on October 10, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Sam McLain will officiate with burial after the service. Pallbeare… Read full obituary

Maurine LeFan Minter, 92, of Hattiesburg, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at her home. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, with graveside services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. in Moore Cemetery in Seminary. Read full obituary

Services will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. for Mrs. Elizabeth "Libby" Dueitt Turner, age 49, of Leakesville, at Antioch Baptist Church in Leakesville. Mrs. Turner passed away on October 10, 2020, at her residence. Read full obituary