Area Obituaries

Nickie G. Rials

Services for Mrs. Nickie G. Rials of Brookhaven were held Monday, July 16, 2018, at Riverwood Family with burial at Jayess Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Nickie G. Rials, 81, went to be with the Lord July 12, 2018, at her residence. She was born January 21, 1937, to the late Nick and Clara Gunnell. She…

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Samuel Slay, Jr.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at New Life Fellowship Church in Monticello for Mr. Samuel Slay, Jr., 64, who died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Rev. Amos Bridges, pastor, officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Samuel…

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Bennie Lee Kirkland

Funeral services for Bennie Lee Kirkland 93, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Forest Grove Methodist Protestant in Jayess, with burial following in the church cemetery. Bro. Bobby Dawson officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Kirkland, of Monticello, passed from this life Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at…

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Claudia Darlene Trott

Claudia Darlene Trott, 54, of Ruth, passed away, Friday, July 6, 2018. She was born April 24, 1964 in Pike County. She was the daughter of Claude and Mary Maude Sumrall Clark. She was a member of Ruth Baptist Church at Ruth, MS. She was homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and her…

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Delmus “Buddy” Reid

Mr. Delmus “Buddy” Reid, 82, of Jayess, entered his eternal home July 3, 2018, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. Delmus was born March 18, 1936 in Pike County to Cassie and Henrye Tullis Reid. Services were held Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Topeka Baptist Church, with graveside services following in Tilton United Methodist…

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Jimmy Fuller

Jimmy Fuller, age 59, of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born July 16, 1958, at Tylertown, MS, to the late James Tallie and Martha Ann Williamson Fuller. Jimmy was a hardworking man that would do anything for anyone. The most important thing in his…

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Ricky “Harvey” O’Neal Harveston, Jr.

Ricky “Harvey” O’Neal Harveston, Jr., 59, of Orange, Texas, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He passed away after fighting a courageous battle against esophageal cancer for five years. Services to honor Ricky’s life were held Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.…

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Thomas McClain “Buddy” Givens

Funeral services for Thomas McClain “Buddy” Givens, 59, were held Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Carmel Baptist Church in Monticello. Burial followed in the Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. James Killingsworth and Bro. Joey Bland officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Givens, of Jayess, passed from this life…

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Dominique M. Barnes

Ms. Dominique M. Barnes, 17, died Monday, June 4, 2018, as a result of injuries she suffered in a one-vehicle automobile accident in rural Lawrence County. Services for Ms. Barnes were held Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Lawrence County Multipurpose Building in Monticello. Interment was in the Shady Grove Church Cemetery in Silver Creek,…

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Zolon C. Ward

Mr. Zolon C. Ward was called home from this life June 11, 2018, at his residence in Silver Creek. Zolon was born March 21, 1930 in Silver Creek to Sebron and Emily Ward. Services were held Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home with graveside services following in Old Arm Cemetery. Bro. Richard Green…

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