Nellie Wee Young

Ms. Nellie Wee Young, 82, passed on November 14, 2018, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Nellie Wee was born July 1, 1936, to Archie F. and Ruth Lambert Ballard. Surviving her is her son, Ronald Davis of Hattiesburg. Preceding her in death were her parents; two husbands, Willie Davis and Finley Young; one son,…

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Judith Ann Wilson Yelverton

Ms. Judith Ann Wilson Yelverton, 77, passed away November 14, 2018, at her residence in Monticello. Judy was born January 5, 1941 in Monticello to William Cicero and Lucille Berry Wilson. Services were held Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Michael…

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Sign Up Now for Christmas Parades

Saturday, December 1, is set to be a day full of celebration, beginning with great food and ending with two Christmas parades. For more information about all the events of the day, see this week’s edition of the¬†Lawrence County Press.

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Vote in Run-Off November 27

Democratic candidate Mike Espy and Republican candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith are set for the ballot for a U.S. Senate seat in the run-off election. Also on the ballot will be a Court of Appeals run-off between David McCarty and Jeff Weill, Sr. The run-off election will be held Tuesday, November 27. If you will not be…

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Former Monticello Resident Elected to U.S. Congress for Tennessee

Major Mark E. Green, MD, was elected November 6 to represent the 7th Congressional District of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Green is the son of Richard and Pat Green of Monticello. He was a resident of Monticello from 1967-1982. For the complete story, see this week’s edition of the¬†Lawrence County Press.

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Wilmer Clark Enfinger

Mr. Wilmer Clark Enfinger, 93, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his residence in Monticello. Wilmer was born May 11, 1925 in Molino, Florida, to Acy Clark and Robbie Terry Enfinger. Visitation will be Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel North. Graveside services will be held Friday,…

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Frances Jeanette Bryant Anderson

Frances Jeanette Bryant Anderson, of Silver Creek, passed away November 9, 2018, in Hattiesburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Anderson; parents, Hubert and Jewel Bryant, and one sister, Linda Blanchard. She is survived by her son, James Anderson of Silver Creek; daughter, Ashley (Joe) Lee of Wiggins; three granddaughters, Haley, Hannah…

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Cloyce Hedgepeth Neely

Services for Mrs. Cloyce Hedgepeth Neely were held Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Bethel Baptist Church, with burial at the Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cloyce Hedgepth Neely, 88, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord on November 4, 2018. She was born on November 22, 1929, to George and Velma King. She was an active…

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James Ray Calhoun

Funeral services for Mr. James Ray Calhoun were held Friday, November 2, 2018, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Riverwood Memoiral Park. James Ray Calhoun, 89, of Brookhaven, passed away October 30, 2018, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was born March 16, 1929, to Earl and Mary Lutishia Bardwell Calhoun in Topeka, Lawrence County. He…

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