Area Obituaries

Tara Leigh Huguley

Tara Leigh Huguley, 29, of Monticello, passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, at Merritt Health Central Burn Center in Jackson. Funeral Services were held Oct. 23 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Masonic Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements. Tara was born Sept. 5, 1991, in McComb, to Ricky and…

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Geneva Smith Lewis

Geneva Smith Lewis, 83, of Nola, passed away Oct. 23, 2020. Geneva was the daughter of the late Edna Farmer and Willie P. “Buddy” Smith. She was born in Lawrence County on Oct. 2, 1937, and raised in the New Zion community. She attended Monticello High School and was employed with Ward’s Restaurant in Monticello…

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Ivye Lou Storie Reid

Ivye Lou Storie Reid passed away surrounded by her family in her home on Oct. 18, 2020. There is no way to even begin to describe the legacy of love, joy, and kindness she leaves behind, as well as her deep and abiding faith. Just as she waited for him when he was away at…

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Patsy Kay Wallace

Patsy Kay Wallace, 74, of New Hebron, passed away Oct. 23, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital. Mrs. Wallace was born on April 12, 1946, in Shivers, to Crit and Bessie Honea Lee. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved to watch the hummingbirds at the feeders. She was loved by her…

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Frances Dora Reid Dunaway

Frances Dora Reid Dunaway, 90, of Jayess, passed away on Oct. 19, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Jackson. A funeral service was held Oct. at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Davis officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements. Frances was born Jan. 2,…

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Teresa White Smith

Teresa White Smith, 63, of Monticello, passed away on Oct. 18, 2020, in Monticello. Teresa was born Feb. 4, 1957, in McComb, to Charles White Sr. and Doris Lowery White. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Teresa worked for the Monticello Police Department as a dispatcher…

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Christine T. Spears

Christine T. Spears, 75, passed away Oct. 15, 2020. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Lakeover Memorial Funeral Home, 1525 Beasley Rd., Jackson, MS 39206; and from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 23 at the National Guard Armory, 329 Captain Gloster Dr., Gloster, MS 39638. A graveside…

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Walter Lee Tynes

Funeral services for Walter Lee Tynes, 86, of Jayess, were held on Oct. 11, 2020, at Sartinville United Methodist Church, with Bro. Jim Bradford and Bro. Dan Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Sartinville Cemetery. Hartman Hughes Funeral Home handled arrangements. Pallbearers were Jim Speaks, Phillip Langston, Mike Dupree, David Arceneaux, Ken Ainsworth, Lynn Harvey,…

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Shelton King

Shelton King, 72, of Silver Creek, passed away on Oct. 9, 2020, at his residence in Silver Creek. Shelton was born June 4, 1948, in Monticello, to Dew Laney and Bernice Ward King. A funeral service was held Oct. 11 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello. Graveside services followed at Cliburn Cemetery in New Hebron.…

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Willie Martin

Graveside services were held Oct. 3, 2020, at St. James Baptist Church, Oma, for Willie Martin, 78, who died Sept. 24 at Lawrence County Nursing Center, Monticello. Johnson Funeral Home handled arrangements. Mr. Martin was born to the late R. D. and Hattie Martin. He was a member of St. James Baptist Church, Oma. He…

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