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Erna Roth Bullock

Erna Roth Bullock was 85 years old when she walked into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 10, 2021. She was born in Germany on Feb. 19, 1936, to the late Alious Roth and Sophie Roth. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sophie Roth Young; and her two brothers, Ludwig Roth and Alious…

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Gerald King

Gerald King, 65, of Monticello, passed away Oct. 9, 2021. He was born July 27, 1956, in Brookhaven to Elzen and Frances King. Graveside services were held Oct. 13 at New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Monticello. Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Gerald worked for many years as a carpenter for different construction companies,…

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Community & Religious Calendar

Oct. 23 Carmel Baptist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. There will be food, fun, and games. For more information, call Lisa at 601-810-1358. Crossroad Cruisers Car Club in Jayess will have its last cruise-in for the year, which will also be a Trunk or Treat, from…

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Dewitt Boyd

Dewitt Lee Boyd, 87, of Monticello, passed away Oct. 6, 2021. He was born March 22, 1934, in Lawrence County to Esco Boyd and Dollie Lambert Boyd Creel. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 at Forest Grove Methodist Protestant Church, followed by a graveside service in the Forest Grove Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral…

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Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum hosts annual Pumpkin Adventure

Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, a division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, invites the public to the annual Pumpkin Adventure on Oct. 13-16 and 20-23. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays with extended hours for family days on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to…

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Deacon Jimmy Dale Gholar

Deacon Jimmy Dale Gholar, 66, passed away Sept. 29, 2021, at Asbury Hospice in Hattiesburg. Services were held Oct. 7 at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Silver Creek, with Pastor Michael Smith officiating. Interment was in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary handling the arrangements. Deacon Gholar was the sixth child born…

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Ted Preuss

On Oct. 5, 2021, Theodore “Ted” William Preuss, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at home at the age of 82. Ted was born on Dec. 4, 1938, in Louisville, Ky., to Frederick William “Bill” and Ruby Lea (Philpott) Preuss. He received his animal science degree from Mississippi State University in Starkville…

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