Shirley Ann Reid Neal

Ms. Shirley Ann Reid Neal, 82, of Monticello passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Lawrence County Nursing Center surrounded by her loved ones. Ms. Shirley was born December 2, 1937, in Monticello to Robert Clem and Flora Lois Miller Reid. Ms. Shirley was an employee of many different positions at Kellwood Company in Monticello…

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Mary M. McCain

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Cox McCain were held Saturday, December 7, 2109, at Old Hebron Baptist Church. Reverend Micah Rutland officiated, with interment following at the Sutton Family Cemetery. Pallbearers were Andy Sutton, Patrick Sutton, Chris Carlson, Jim Lee, David Lewis and Randall Sutton. Honorary bearers were Jason Leggett, Gary Kelly and Hunter Sutton.…

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James A. Bannister

Mr. James A. Bannister, 78, of Sontag, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. James was born March 17, 1941, in New Albany to Jim and Peggy Bannister. Services were held Monday, December 9, 2019, at Calvary United Pentecostal Church, with graveside services following in the church cemetery. Bro.…

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County, Towns Announce Holiday Schedules

District Two in Lawrence County will see a change in their garbage pick-up schedule in observance of Christmas Day. District Two will run its regular schedule Monday, December 23, and Tuesday, December 24. They will not run on Wednesday, December 25, but will run Thursday, December 26. Schedules for Districts One, Three, Four and Five…

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Press Announces Holiday Closings, Schedule

The Lawrence County Press will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 and 25, in observance of Christmas, and Wednesday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. All content for the Wednesday, December 25, edition of the Press must be turned in by Noon on Thursday, December 19, to ensure publication. Deadline for content…

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Life of Christ this Saturday

The Life of Christ presentation at Atwood Water Park, scheduled for Saturday, November 30, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, December 14, from 5-8 p.m. This drive-through, live presentation will feature many local churches, portraying scenes from the life of Christ from The Journey to Bethlehem through the Resurrection. Admission is free. Come celebrate the…

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Mozelle Dunn Williamson

Ms. Mozelle Dunn Williamson, 100, of Monticello, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. She was born November 9, 1919, in Lincoln County to Dours and Maude Lee Hudnall Dunn. Services were held Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Monticello…

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Ramona Townsend Rutland

Mrs. Ramona Townsend Rutland, 82, of Ruth, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019, at King’s Daughter’s Hospital in Brookhaven. She was born April 19, 1937, in Brookhaven to James Kenneth Townsend and Jennie Ruth Greer Townsend. Services were held Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Providence Baptist Church, with graveside services following in Providence Cemetery. Bro.…

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Betty Lou McCaffery

A Memorial Gathering for Mrs. Betty Lou McCaffery of Wesson will be held Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service. Mrs. Betty Lou McCaffery, 64, passed away November 27, 2019, at her residence. She was born May 2, 1955, to the late Cleveland Stephens and Ruby Dixon Stephens. She was…

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Dan M. Godwin

Mr. Dan M. Godwin, 76, of Monticello, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019, at his residence in Monticello. He was born March 10, 1943, in Beaumont to T.J. and Velma McSwain Godwin. Services were held Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Tilton United Methodist Church Cemetery.…

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