Area Obituaries

Thomas Dequeant

Mr. Thomas Dequeant, 62, was called home from this life August 24, 2018, at his residence in Silver Creek. Thomas was born July 18, 1956, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Sanford and Enis Dequeant. Services were held Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag, with graveside services following in Shiloh Baptist Cemetery.…

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James “Red” William Bozeman

Funeral services for James “Red” William Bozeman were held Friday, August 24, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with burial following in the Hepzibah Cemetery in Silver Creek. Bro. Bobby Dawson conducted the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Bozeman, 84, of Monticello, passed from this life Tuesday, August…

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Hazel Carolyn Loper King

Ms. Hazel Carolyn Loper King, 78, was called home from this life, August 18, 2018, at Crossgates Merit in Brandon. Carolyn was born August 22, 1939, in Monticello to John Alvin and Beatrice Ballard Loper. Services were held Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with graveside services following in New Hope…

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Florence Louise Calcote Cox

Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Louise Calcote Cox were held Friday, August 17, 2018, at Riverwood Family. Interment was at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cox, 91, of Brookhaven, passed away August 14, 2018. She was born January 28, 1927, to her parents, Wade Hamilton Calcote, Jr. and Jennie Belle Pennington Calcote. She was…

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Lillian Lea Garrett Bourn

Lillian Lea Garrett Bourn of Silver Creek passed away August 14, 2018, in Clinton. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 19, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home. Graveside services followed at Monticello Municipal Cemetery. Lillian was born May 21, 1935, as the youngest child of John Napoleon Garrett and Mary Etta Lambert Garrett. She grew up…

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Mary Louise Bunn

Mrs. Mary Louise Bunn, 62, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Biloxi. A Celebration of Life was held at Hickory Ridge Baptist Church in Florence, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Mary had lived in the Florence and Richland area for 30 years, spending some time in Texas and Colorado. She was a member of Hickory…

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Henry “Bubba” Bass

Mr. Henry “Bubba” Bass, 74, was called home from this life Saturday, August 18, 2018, at his residence in Monticello. Bubba was born April 20, 1944, in Monticello to “A” and “Tootsie” Bass. Services were held Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Monticello Baptist Church in Monticello with graveside services following in Monticello Masonic Cemetery. Bro.…

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Elijah Randolph

Funeral services were held Friday, August 3, 2018, at Rose Hill M.B. Church in Silver Creek for Mr. Elijah Randolph, 81, who died Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Hattiesburg. Minister Williams officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Elijah Randolph was born to the late…

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Myron Duane Green

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Pen Oak M.B. Church in Silver Creek for Mr. Myron Duane “Peanut” Green, 36, who died Friday, July 20, 2018 in Jefferson Davis County. Elder Kendrick Barnes officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Myron D.…

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Aaron Scott Erwin

Services for Mr. Aaron Scott Erwin were held Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Riverwood Family Chapel with interment following the service at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Aaron Scott Erwin, 38, of Monticello, died August 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was born December 4, 1979, to Richard Taylor and Tammy Guyton. He enjoyed…

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