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Area Obituaries

Darlie Joyce King

Darlie Joyce King, 88, of Monticello, passed away on March 1, 2024, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. Darlie was born April 11, 1935, in Tylertown to Lewis Jackson and Wadie Day Rowell. Visitation will be held from 5 until 9 p.m., Tuesday March 5, at Wilson Funeral Home. Visitation will resume at 9…

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Jaylen Price

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved Jaylen Price, 12 years old. Jaylen was a talented athlete and a beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend to countless individuals. He passed away on Feb. 27, 2024, at his residence in Silver Creek. He was born April 25, 2011, in…

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Cruz Mackenzie Lewis

Cruz Mackenzie Lewis was born July 14, 2016, in Brookhaven to his loving parents, Kirk and Callie Lewis. Cruz passed away on Feb. 26, 2024, in Shivers. Cruz (Cookie) was a 7-year-old, energetic, fearless child. Many would describe him as an “old soul” who never met a stranger or ran out of things to say.…

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Steven Bradley White

The funeral service for Steven Bradley White will be at 2 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2024, at Calvary Pentecostal Church, with burial in Powell’s Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 29, at Calvary and will resume from 1 p.m. until the time of service Friday. Riverwood Family is handling arrangements.…

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Alvin Gardner

Funeral services were held Feb. 17, 2024, at China Lee Baptist Church, Silver Creek, for Alvin Gardner, 70, who died Feb. 3 at his residence in New Orleans, La. Rev. Jerry Earl, pastor, officiated; with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Gardner was born to the…

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Ray Hodges

Funeral services for Rev. Ray Hodges were held Feb. 17, 2024, at Shalom Baptist Church in Silver Creek, with Rev. Jimmy Harvey officiating, assisted by Rev. Richard Cothern.  Interment followed in the Shalom Cemetery.  Rev. Hodges, 79, entered into the eternal rest of his Lord Feb. 14 at his home in New Hebron. Saulters Moore…

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Jerrie Barnes

Funeral services were held Feb. 7, 2024, at Lucas Church of Christ Holiness USA, Prentiss, for Jerrie Barnes, 73, who passed away Jan. 30 at Asbury Hospice House, Hattiesburg. Elder Rufus Fields officiated, with interment following in Lucas Cemetery, Prentiss. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He is the son of the late…

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Bradley Joe Showers

Bradley Joe Showers was born Jan. 23, 1969, in Monticello to the late Wilmon Showers Sr. and Ola Mae Showers. He transitioned from this earthly life on Nov. 16, 2023, at his residence in Texarkana, Ark. He attended Monticello High School and completed his education at Gulfport Job Corps in Gulfport. He began his career…

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Lillie B. Stowers

Funeral services were held Feb. 3, 2024, at Colemans Chapel Church of God in Christ, Silver Creek, for Lillie B. Stowers, 67, of New Hebron, who passed away on Jan. 21 at Lawrence County Hospital, Monticello. Elder Adell Brown officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.…

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Rose Mary Bergeron

Rose Mary Bergeron, 73, of Monticello, passed away Jan. 23, 2024, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. She was born Nov. 29, 1950, in New Orleans, La. A funeral service was held Jan. 27 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag, with burial following in the church cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Smith officiated, with Wilson Funeral…

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