Area Obituaries

Louanne Pace Parschauer

Louanne Pace Parschauer, 62, passed away at home in Huron, Ohio, under the care of Stein Hospice, Oct. 21, 2020, following a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. At Lucy’s request, a private memorial Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Lucy impacted so many lives in so many ways from Mississippi to…

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Christopher Lee Russell

Christopher Lee Russell departed this life on Earth for a far more beautiful home in heaven on Oct 31, 2020. Having been born April 23, 1972, his years were limited with us, saying goodbye at 48 years old. Chris was an “old soul” since birth. He loved many things, most of all his family and…

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Lynn D. Russell

Lynn D. Russell, 84, of Monticello, passed away on Oct. 26, 2020, at his residence. A service was held Oct. 29 at Tilton United Methodist Church in Jayess, with graveside services following in Tilton Cemetery. Bro. Chance May officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements. Lynn was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Lawrence County, to…

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Gearldene Barnett Wyles Shiel

Gearldene Barnett Wyles Shiel, 76, of McComb, passed away on Nov. 1, 2020, at her residence. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, continuing Friday, Nov. 6 from 10 until service time at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow…

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Billie Jean Sistrunk

Billie Jean Sistrunk, 89, passed away on Oct. 30, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Monticello. Graveside services were held Nov. 1 at Tilton United Methodist Church Cemetery. Billie was born on May 29, 1931, to Ado and Fleeta Renfroe, and was a member of Monticello United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with all…

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Tara Leigh Huguley

Tara Leigh Huguley, 29, of Monticello, passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, at Merritt Health Central Burn Center in Jackson. Funeral Services were held Oct. 23 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Masonic Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements. Tara was born Sept. 5, 1991, in McComb, to Ricky and…

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Geneva Smith Lewis

Geneva Smith Lewis, 83, of Nola, passed away Oct. 23, 2020. Geneva was the daughter of the late Edna Farmer and Willie P. “Buddy” Smith. She was born in Lawrence County on Oct. 2, 1937, and raised in the New Zion community. She attended Monticello High School and was employed with Ward’s Restaurant in Monticello…

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Ivye Lou Storie Reid

Ivye Lou Storie Reid passed away surrounded by her family in her home on Oct. 18, 2020. There is no way to even begin to describe the legacy of love, joy, and kindness she leaves behind, as well as her deep and abiding faith. Just as she waited for him when he was away at…

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Patsy Kay Wallace

Patsy Kay Wallace, 74, of New Hebron, passed away Oct. 23, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital. Mrs. Wallace was born on April 12, 1946, in Shivers, to Crit and Bessie Honea Lee. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved to watch the hummingbirds at the feeders. She was loved by her…

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Frances Dora Reid Dunaway

Frances Dora Reid Dunaway, 90, of Jayess, passed away on Oct. 19, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Jackson. A funeral service was held Oct. at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Davis officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements. Frances was born Jan. 2,…

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