Area Obituaries

Jeweline Douglas King

Mrs. Jeweline Douglas King, 73, of Monticello, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, June 7, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. A funeral service was held at New Hope Baptist Church in Monticello on Monday, June 10, with Pastors Kevin Crozier, Joey Faulk and Talmadge Smith officiating. Wilson Funeral Home…

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Franklin Wayne Acy, Jr.

Franklin Wayne Acy, Jr. passed away March 12, 2019, at the age of 61. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Old Silver Creek Baptist Church, 2108 MS 43, Silver Creek.

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Rose Mary Mackey Thompson

Rose Mary Mackey Thompson passed away May 29, 2019, surrounded by her husband, children and family members. Rose was born to the late Ambus Mackey and Eula Mae Mackey (Copeland) in Lawrence County, Silver Creek, on June 5, 1955. She grew up in the Hooker community and attended New Hebron Attendance Center. After finishing school,…

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Donald Wilford Spence

A memorial service will be held for Mr. Donald Wilford Spence at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Riverwood Family. Friends may visit the family from Noon until the time of the service on Saturday. Mr. Spence, 84, of Monticello, passed from this life June 2, 2019, at Country Brook Nursing Facility. He was…

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Major John Irvin Robbins (Buddy)

Major John Irvin Robbins (Buddy), 90, passed away May 12, 2019. He was born April 26, 1929, in Monroe, Louisiana, to John Irvin, Sr. and Mae Bourne Robbins. Major Robbins was retired from the US Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, John Robbins; stepsons, Tony and Tim Nelson, and sister,…

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Carolyn Hathorn

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Jefferson Davis County High School Gymnasium for Mrs. Carolyn Faye Watts Hathorn, 73, who died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Rev. Ozell White officiated, with interment following in the Griffith Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Carolyn…

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Shuntang Graves Cypress

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Springhill M. B. Church for Mrs. Shuntang Graves Cypress, 46, who died Friday, May 17, 2019, at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Rev. Roy Thompson, pastor, officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Shuntang Cypress was…

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Mary Ann Caul Wood

Mrs. Mary Ann Caul Wood, 57, of Jayess, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Brookhaven. Mary Ann was born December 6, 1961 in Tylertown to Harry and Mildred Hammond Caul. Services were held Friday, May 24, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home, with graveside services following at Tilton United Methodist Church…

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Staff Sergeant Mickey Ross

Graveside services for Staff Sergeant Mickey Ross were held Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Carson Cemetery. Staff Sergeant Ross, 79, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. Reverend Charles Lee Loftin officiated and interment was in the Carson Cemetery. Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Chad Daley,…

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Ida Hodges

Mrs. Ida Hodges passed away to heavenly home peacefully, May 18, 2019, at the Lawrence County Nursing Center, where she had been a resident for the last year and a half of her life. She is the daughter of Oliver Perry Mullins and Carrie Sanders Mullins, but she was raised by her sister and brother-in-law,…

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