Area Obituaries

Hollis Slocum

Mr. Hollis Slocum, 89, of Silver Creek, passed away November 5, 2017, in Prentiss. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Mr. Slocum was born March 29, 1928 in Marion County. He was the son of Dan Slocum and Effie Dykes Slocum. He was a Roustabout in the oil and gas industry.…

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Robert Lee Carr

Robert Lee Carr, 77, passed from this life on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Robert was born August 12, 1940 in Monticello to Tink and Doris Carr. Services were held Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with graveside services following in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery…

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Justine Voorhies

Graveside services for Justine Voohries were held Friday, December 1, 2017, at Bible Church Cemetery in Silver Creek. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Voohries, 72, of Monticello, passed from this life on November 29, 2017, at her residence in Monticello. Justine was born on April 11, 1945, to Uti and Verline Raymer…

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Hollis Slocum

Mr. Hollis Slocum, 89, of Silver Creek, passed away November 5, 2017, in Prentiss. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements. Mr. Slocum was born March 29, 1928, in Marion County. He was the son of Dan Slocum and Effie Dykes Slocum. He was a Roustabout in the oil and…

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Jimmy Wayne Roberts

Jimmy Wayne Roberts, 74, of Monticello, passed away at the Courtyard Rehab on December 2, 2017. He was born on May 1, 1943, to the late J.B. Roberts and Erma Calhoun Roberts. He was a retired electrician and the owner of Roberts Electric. He was a member of Monticello Baptist Church and was a gospel…

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Catherine Hammond

Funeral services for Catherine Hammond were held Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Divide Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery in Monticello. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Catherine, 78, of Jayess, passed from this life on November 30, 2017, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Mrs. Hammond was born on September 27, 1939,…

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Ike D. Davis

Ike D. Davis, 71, of Hattiesburg, died Friday, December 1, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital. A native of Brookhaven, he was a floor hand in the old field and a veteran of the US Navy, serving during the Vietnam era. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents,…

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Kimble Wallace

Kimble Wallace, 97, of Monticello, was called home from this life on November 23, 2017, at Lawrence County Hospital in Monticello. Kimble was born May 5, 1920 in Lincoln County to Laney and Lizzie Creel Wallace. Services were held Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Wilson Funeral Home with graveside services following in Divide Methodist Protestant…

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Phillip “Flip” Lawrence

Phillip “Flip” Lawrence, 50, of Tilton, was called home from this life on November 24, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Phillip was born December 19, 1966 in Tylertown to Larry Lawrence and Wanda Ann Beeson. Services were held Monday, November 27, 2017 at Tilton United Methodist Church with graveside services following in Tilton…

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Preston Randolph Hurley

Preston Randolph Hurley, 72, of Monticello, passed from this life on November 23, 2017, at his residence in Monticello. Mr. Hurley was born on July 5, 1945 in Blytheville, Arkansas to Lemoyne Dock Hurley and Ruth Marie King Hurley. He is survived by two sons, Christian Hurley of Roseville, Michigan and Jason Hurley of Macomb,…

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