Area Obituaries

Steven Tisdale

Funeral services for Mr. Steve Tisdale were held Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Saulters Funeral Home. Mr Tisdale passed away from this life Monday, October 8, 2018, in Kenner, Louisiana. Interment was in the Hepzibah Cemetery. Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Steven Patrick Tisdale was born June 7, 1961, in San Diego,…

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Jackie Powell

Mrs. Jackie Powell, 70, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018, at her residence in Jayess. Jackie was born October 12, 1948, in Iowa to Walter and Ethel Givens Spiess. Services were held Monday, October 15, 2018, at Providence Baptist Church in Jayess, with graveside services following in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Scott Johnson officiated…

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Jimmy Earl Alexander

Services for Mr. Jimmy Earl Alexander were held Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Topeka Baptist Church with burial at Jayess Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Jimmy Earl Alexander, 71, of Bogue Chitto, went to be with the Lord on October 10, 2018. He was born January 20, 1947, to Ford Earl Alexander and Clarice A. Alexander.…

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Archie Woods

Mr. Archie Woods, 75, of San Fernando, California, was called home from this life September 1, 2018, to be with his Lord and Savior. Archie was born June 10, 1943, to the late Houston and Mattie Effie May Woods in Lawrence County. He was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership…

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Shirley Morgan

A memorial gathering for Shirley Morgan of Monticello was held Friday, October 5, 2018, at New Life Church in Monticello. Shirley Morgan, 70, passed away October 1, 2018, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born December 6, 1947. Preceding her in death were her father, Carl Hall; mother, Dorothy Alberez; stepfather, Eugena Alberez, and…

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Leslie James Johnson

Remembering our father, Les Johnson Our dear father, Leslie James Johnson Jr., passed peacefully with family near his side in his residence in San Antonio, Texas, on September 19, 2018, at the age of 90. He was lovingly known as Mr. Les or Chief by his friends. Once he became a grandfather, we called him…

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Genola Beeson Davis

Ms. Genola Beeson Davis-Barlow, 89, of Monticello, formerly of Hazlehurst, passed away October 7, 2018, at Lawrence County Nursing Center, where she had been a resident for five years. Services were held Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Monticello Municipal Cemetery. Bro. Terry Wallace and Bro.…

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Doris Marie Blackwell

Doris Marie Blackwell passed from this life October 3, 2018, of natural causes at her home in Lumberton, Texas. Mrs. Blackwell was born November 22, 1939 in Stanley, Virginia, to John Glendon McCoy and Rachel Cubbage McCoy. She is survived by her husband, Glynn Blackwell of Lumberton, Texas; son, Rodney Blackwell and wife, Debra, of…

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Dan L. (Buck) Wilson

Dan L. (Buck) Wilson, 91, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018. He was born in Monticello to George D. and Bertha Mae Keene Wilson on April 11, 1927. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Alice Wilson, and brothers, David E., Donald H., Richard G. and Paul D. Wilson. Dan is survived…

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St. Elmore Sutton

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Lucas Tabernacle Church of Christ Holiness for Mr. St. Elmore Sutton, 84, who died Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at his residence. Elder Rufus Fields, pastor, officiated with interment following in Lucas Cemetery in Silver Creek. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. St. Elmore…

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