Area Obituaries

Jaliyah Nickole Young

Jaliyah Nickole Young was born August 18, 2001, in Jackson to Jessica and Nicholas Young and Jerry Smith. Jaliyah attended Lawrence County Schools, where she made lots of friends, learned to play the flute and participated in JROTC. Her skill as a hair stylist was well known among all age groups inside and outside of…

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Dr. D.T. “Sonny” Langston III

A memorial service will be held by the family for Dr. Langston, III, at a later date. “Sonny”, 76, passed away April 7, 2019, at his residence in New Hebron. Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Dr. Dewitt Talmadge Langston, III was born May 23, 1942, in New Hebron to Dewitt Talmadge Langston,…

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Gary S. Boutwell Sr.

Mr. Gary S. Boutwell Sr., 72, of Sontag, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Sontag. Gary was born October 23, 1946, in Brookhaven to Norris Pervis and Eunice Estell Seale Boutwell. Services were held Monday, April 15, at Shiloh Baptist Church with graveside services following in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Ed King and…

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Clint Earl Rutland

Mr. Clint Earl Rutland, 29, of Monticello, was called home from this life April 5, 2019 at Southwest Regional Medical Hospital in McComb. Clint was born October 5, 1989, to Donald and Barbara Odom Rutland in McComb. Surviving him are his parents, Donald and Barbara Rutland of Monticello; one sister, Khristy Rutland Gladden of Brookhaven,…

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Betty Sue Langston

Ms. Betty Sue Langston, 74, of Monticello, passed away April 7, 2019, at Southwest Medical Center in McComb. Betty Sue was born April 26, 1944, in Monticello to Alvin and Madie Louise Wilson Neal. Services were held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Old Arm Cemetery.…

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Glenn “Tom” Jacobs

Mr. Glenn “Tom” Jacobs, 75, of Monticello, passed away April 1, 2019, at Southwest Regional Medical Center, Cardiovascular Unit, in McComb. Tom was born September 19, 1943, in Hemphill, Texas, to Leslie and Mary Lea Holt Jacobs. Services were held Friday, April 5, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello. Graveside services were held in…

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Betty Jean Griffith

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Jean Griffith were held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the New Hebron United Methodist Church. Rev. Mike Dubose and Rev. Mike Hart officiated. Interment followed in the New Hebron Cemetery. Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Betty Jean Thurman Turnage Griffith passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, following…

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Eddie Gene Douglas

Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Gene Douglas were held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the New Hebron Baptist Church. Mr. Douglas, 82, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at The Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Reverend Gene Douglas , Reverend Ken Boytte and Reverend Mike Grenn officiated. Interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery. Saulters…

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Bessie Mae Russell

Ms. Bessie Mae Russell, 76, of Monticello, was called home from this life March 25, 2019, at her residence in Monticello. Bessie was born May 25, 1942, to James F.B. and Lettie Bowman Mason. Surviving her are her children, Kevin Wilson and Rachelle Greer, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her…

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Toxie Higdon Ballard

Mr. Toxie Higdon Ballard, 78, of Monticello, passed away March 27, 2019, at his residence in Monticello. Higdon was born February 10, 1941, in Monticello to Toxie and Cornelia Lambert Ballard. Services were held Saturday, March 30, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello, with graveside services following in New Hope Cemetery. Bro. Dale Authement…

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