Area Obituaries

George Dewey “Pete” Butler, Jr.

Graveside service for Mr. George Dewey “Pete” Butler, Jr., were held Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. “Pete” Butler, Jr., 71, of Brookhaven, passed from this life November 3, 2019, at his residence. He was born September 27, 1948, to his parents, the late George Dewey Butler, Sr., and Mary Audelle…

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Donald Earl Rutland

Mr. Donald Earl Rutland, 63, of Monticello, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at his residence in Monticello. Donald was born March 17, 1956, in Tylertown to Earnest Thomas and Mandy King Rutland. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Donald enjoyed spending time outdoors and doing carpenter work in his spare…

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Anita Faye Pugh

The funeral service for Mrs. Anita Faye Pugh was held at Noon, Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Monticello Baptist Church, with interment at the church cemetery. Mrs. Pugh, 85, of Monticello, passed from this life October 22, 2019, at Lawrence County Hospital. She was born March 10, 1934, to her parents, Marion Frank Trawick and…

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Anna Louise Smith

Services for Mrs. Anna Louise Smith were held Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Riverwood Family with interment at Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery. Anna Louise Smith, 80, of Brookhaven, passed from this life October 20, 2019, at her residence. She was born in Arkansas December 15, 1938, to Roy Sexton and Bess Hefly Sexton. Mrs.…

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Patricia Ann Reed

Mrs. Patricia Ann Reed, 74, of Monticello, passed from this life Thursday, October 10, 2019, at residence. She was born on March 23, 1945, in Bay County, Panama City, Florida, to Willie and Beulah Clark Cooper. Preceding her in death were her parents. Survivors are her son, Russell Reed, and daughter, Christi Sullivan. Memorial service…

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William “Billy” Monk

The funeral service for Mr. William “Billy” Monk, Jr., will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, at Riverwood and will resume at 10 a.m. Thursday before the service. Mr. Monk, Jr., 62, of…

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Shane Kenneth Hebert

Mr. Shane Kenneth Hebert, 42, of Sontag, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born November 12, 1976, in Houma, Louisiana, to Donald and Holline Johnson Hebert Mount. Services were held Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag. Graveside services followed in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Ed…

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Farris Wendell Alexander

Farris Wendell Alexander, 63, of Jayess, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019, at his residence. He was born September 16, 1956, in McComb. He was the son of Doris Dunaway Alexander of Jayess and the late Otis Larue Alexander. He was an active member of Jayess Baptist Church and a former longtime member of Providence…

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Tyson DeWayne Vaughan

Mr. Tyson DeWayne Vaughan, 33, of Jayess, passed from this life Monday, September 30, 2019, at a family member’s residence in Jayess. Tyson is preceded in death by his grandparents, Clayton and Maxine Vaughan and Johnny and Shirley Brown, all of Jayess; two aunts, Kim Laird and Theresa Saulter; two uncles, Lester Brown and Clay…

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Scott Doster

Harold “Scott” Doster, 52, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, in Lawrence County Nursing Home in Monticello. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 16, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and again Thursday, October 17, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service, all at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. He will be buried next to…

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