Area Obituaries

Billie Faye King

Billie Faye King of Monticello passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Billie was born February 27, 1931, in Heidelberg to Noah and Lena Mae Mosley Lowery. Services were held Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello, with graveside services following in Roberts Memorial Cemetery…

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Jacquelyn Ward Harry

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 26, 2019, at New Zion M.B. Church in Oakvale for Mrs. Jacquelyn Ward Harry, 64, who died Monday, January 21, 2019, at her residence. Rev. Lakendrick Smith officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Jacquelyn Harry was born to…

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Monroe Harris

Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, 2019, at Friendship M.B. Church in Monticello for Mr. Monroe Carsie Harris, Sr., 73, who died Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois. Rev. Kelvin Langston, pastor, officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Monroe Harris was born…

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Coyce Myers Williamson

Funeral services for Mrs. Coyce Myers Williamson were held Monday, January 21, 2019, at Oakvale Baptist Church. Mrs. Williamson passed away from this life Saturday, January 19, 2019, in Monticello. Reverend Eddie Myers and Reverend Richard Green officiated, with interment following in the Oakvale Cemetery. Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were…

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Ronald David Tullos

Funeral services for Ronald David Tullos, 65, of Monticello, were held Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following at Divide Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery in Monticello. Minister Andy May officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. David passed from this life Tuesday, January…

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Curtis Ray Kirkland

Mr. Curtis Ray Kirkland, 71, of Monticello, passed away January 15, 2019, at GV Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson. Curtis was born October 2, 1947, in Crystal Springs to James Curtis and Bennie Lee Lambert Kirkland. Services were held Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Sauls Valley Baptist Church in Monticello, with graveside services following…

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Mary Ann Cliburn Rutland McMahon

Mary Ann was born to Hervie Inez Boutwell Cliburn, formerly of Monticello, and Tom Sills Cliburn, formerly of Crooked Creek, on December 14, 1946, in Monticello. Her family moved around Lawrence County, as many did in the years following World War II, and she was able to live in many places. Mary Ann attended Monticello…

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Mary Frances King

Ms. Mary Frances King, 79, of Brandon, passed away January 14, 2019, at her residence in Brandon. Frances was born April 4, 1939, in Fernwood to Plez Ballard and Lois Yates Comeaux. Services were held Friday, January 18, 2019, at Forest Grove Methodist Protestant Church in Jayess, with graveside services following in Forest Grove Methodist…

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Lucille Smith Harris

Lucille Smith Harris went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at age 85. Lucille loved Jesus Christ, her family, and her multitude of friends. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Harris Lemoine and her husband, Laurie L. Lemoine, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by grandchildren, Luke Lemoine and…

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James David Davenport

Graveside services for James David Davenport were held Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Monticello. Bro. Robbie Britt officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. James David “Jim” Davenport, 83, of Monticello, passed from this life Friday, January 11, 2019, at his residence.…

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