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Angela Maxie, 54, of Poplarville, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at her home. Visitation will be Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Another visitation will be held Friday, September 13, 2019, at Improve Baptist Church from 10:0… Read full obituary

Memorial service will be held at a later date for Mr. David Forrest Purvis, age 90, who passed from this life September 10, 2019, at Lamar Health and Rehab in Lumberton. Read full obituary

Service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton for Mrs. Wanda Kay Dunnam, age 60, who passed from this life September 10, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Evans Freeman and Bro. Chris Cooper will officiate with burial to follow in the Sun… Read full obituary

John W. Duff, 82, of Laurel, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at his residence in Laurel. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12th at Life Church in Laurel with the funeral service immediately following visitation. Service will be officiated … Read full obituary

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019, at West Salem Baptist Church in Piave for Mr. Thomas Brent Walley, age 63, of Sand Hill who passed from his earthly home and crossed the gates of Heaven early in the morning of September 9, 2019, beside his loving wife, Eleanor… Read full obituary

Bobbie Faye Bass Pope passed away peaceably at her home in Laurel, MS on Sunday, September 8, 2019, surrounded by adoring children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She is now experiencing the loving arms of Jesus and holding the hand of her dear Sam. Read full obituary

Services will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. for Mr. Michael Eugene Brewer, age 66, of Richton, at Jones and Son Chapel. Mr. Brewer passed away at Asbury Hospice House on September 6, 2019. Bro. Jackie Spell and Bro. Danny Forrest will officiate with burial to follow in… Read full obituary

Mr. Danny Ekes, age 68, of the Sand Hill Community, passed away Friday, September 6th 2019, at his home. He was born in Neely, MS on February 10, 1951, to E.C. and Doris Ekes. Read full obituary

Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at First Pentecostal Church of Richton for Mr. Melvin Eugene “Buddy” Burnett age 81, of Richton who passed from this life September 6, 2019, at Regency Hospital. Bro. Shane Giadrosich, Bro. Jerron Carney and Bro. Russ Caughron wil… Read full obituary

Terri Lynn Loper was born December 2, 1960. She was a member of Love in Action Baptist Church of Laurel. She was loving, kind, high spirited woman. She went through many sacrifices to raise her two daughters and niece. She always gave her last to help anyone in need no matter where she went.… Read full obituary

Gladys L. Kelly, 83, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, died Thursday September 5, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi. She was born Saturday, April 25, 1936, in Smith County, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Garvis Moore, 79, of Wiggins, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. Visitation will be Monday, September, 9, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins with services immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Fairley C… Read full obituary

Services will be held 4:00 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Leaf River Missionary Baptist Church in Beaumont for Mr. John David “Joe” Pittman, age 65, who passed from this life on September 4, 2019, at his residence. Bro. Danny Collins and Bro. Jessie Ladner will officiate with burial to f… Read full obituary

Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2019, at Clarke Venable Baptist Church in Decatur, MS for Mrs. Roberta Harrison Jones, age 97, who passed from this life on September 5, 2019, at J.G. Alexander Nursing Home in Union, MS. Dr. David Grumbach and Rev. Mark Vincent will offic… Read full obituary

A graveside service will be held Friday, September 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. for Mr. Wilkie Ryan Anderson, age 66, of Beaumont, at Anderson Family Cemetery in Beaumont. Mr. Anderson passed away on September 3, 2019, at Greene County Hospital. Read full obituary

Walter “Dub” Powell, age 76, passed away peacefully at his home in Mobile, AL, on August 30, 2019. Mr. Powell was born in Hattiesburg, MS, on July 19, 1943, the third child of Ross and Edna Powell. Read full obituary

Rita J. Brumley, 88, a life-long resident of Laurel, passed away on September 2, 2019, at home after a brief illness surrounded by family and friends. Read full obituary

Marie Spruill Bray, age 84, of Laurel passed to her heavenly home on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. Read full obituary

Claude David Matthews, 88, of Soso, Mississippi, went to be with Jesus Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Saturday, February 14, 1931, in Laurel, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Danny H. Wheat, 66, passed away at his residence in Purvis on Monday, September 2, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the Pine Grove Baptist Church in Picayune with interment in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery to follow. Read full obituary

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton for Mrs. Gwendolyn Marlene Hoeflich, age 81, of Richton who passed from this life on August 31, 2019, in Richton. Bro. Brandon Davis and Albert Scott Hoeflich will officiate with burial to follow… Read full obituary

Curtis L. Reed, Jr. 64, of Petal passed away on September 1, 2019, at MD Anderson in Houston, TX. Services will be Friday, September 6, 2019, at Moore Funeral Home in Petal at 11:30 A.M. followed by burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Read full obituary

Services will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019, at County Line Baptist Church in Ovett for Mr. Freddie Smith, age 64, of Richton who passed from this life on August 31, 2019, in Hattiesburg. Burial will be in the County Line Cemetery. Read full obituary

Joan Hendry Welborn, 82, of Weatherford, Texas, former resident of Bay Springs, MS, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at her residence in Weatherford, Texas. She was born Saturday, September 12, 1936 in Millsap, Texas. Read full obituary

Petal - Sylvia Janice Kirkland McDuffie, devoted wife, loving mother, sister, aunt, nana and friend of so many, departed this life on August 28, 2019, after a year long battle with cancer. Sylvia was born on September 1, 1941, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Van and Kate Kirkland. She was pre… Read full obituary

Russell Baughman, 82, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at in Laurel, Mississippi. He was born Friday, July 30, 1937, in Moss, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Bonnie “Jeanelle” Troutman, 79, passed away on Tuesday August 27th, 2019, in her home in Sandersville, MS. The visitation service will be held August 29th at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, MS from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held Friday at The Church of Jesus Chr… Read full obituary

Donna Merle Ladner Trotter, 71, of Hattiesburg, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at her home. Services will be Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at McLaurin Baptist Church followed by burial in the Trotter Family Cemetery. Read full obituary

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. for Mr. James R. (Jim/J.R.) Boone of Moselle at Moselle Memorial Baptist Church. Dr. Keith Thompson will officiate. Read full obituary

Joyce K. Sandifer, 84, of Hattiesburg, passed away on August 25, 2019, at Asbury Hospice House. She was born on January 8, 1935, to Clifton and Edith Kinabrew in Liberty, MS. Joyce graduated from Liberty High School, South Eastern College and USM with a Degree in Education. Read full obituary

Gene Elliott Windham, 81, of Louin, Mississippi, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at MS Care Center of Raleigh in Raleigh, Mississippi. He was born Sunday, September 19, 1937, in Bay Springs, Mississippi. Read full obituary

Linda Joyce “Linnie” Thomas of Laurel, born February 8, 1958, passed away at her home and entered the kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Read full obituary

Cindy Delgado, 41, of Laurel, Mississippi, passed on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, in Jasper County, Mississippi. She was born Wednesday, December 7, 1977, in Harlingen, Texas. Read full obituary

Graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 23, 2019, at Soule’s Chapel Cemetery in Moselle for Mr. Bobby Joe Montgomery, age 65, of Moselle who passed from this life on August 19, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Paul Carpenter will officiate with burial to follow. Servi… Read full obituary

Deborah J. Davis, age 62, of Laurel, passed away on August 23, 2019. Ms. Davis was born in Wilson, North Carolina on February 18, 1957. She was a homemaker. Read full obituary

Cindy Delgado, 41, of Laurel, Mississippi, passed on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, in Jasper County, Mississippi. She was born Wednesday, December 7, 1977, in Harlingen, Texas. Read full obituary

Mark was a lifelong resident of Rose Hill, Mississippi. Mark was an avid hunter and really loved doing anything and everything outdoors. Mark’s greatest joy was the time he spent with his grandkids Adyson and Camden. When you met Mark, you weren’t likely to forget him. Mark always had a smil… Read full obituary

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Taylorsville, Mississippi, for Lucille Alderman Bryant, 91 of Taylorsville, who passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Read full obituary

Betty Lou Ainsworth, 85, of Taylorsville, Mississippi, died Friday August 23, 2019, in Mendenhall, Mississippi. She was born Thursday, December 28, 1933, in Magee, Mississippi. Read full obituary