Obituaries

James Earl Cone

James Earl Cone passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at his residence. He was born on March 16, 1937, to Burnace James Cone and Jamsie Thurman Cone. 



Louie D. Styron, Sr.

Louie D. Styron Sr., 84, of Richland, died Friday at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Jackson. He was born Friday, November 24, 1933.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.


Donald K. Wade

Donald K. Wade, 57, of Ellisville, Mississippi, died Thursday, January 4, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Donnie was born in Jackson, Ms on Tuesday, August 16, 1960 to James and Imogene Wade. In Jackson, Mississippi. Mr. Wade was a Master Mason at Oak Hill lodge #553 in Magee Ms.


Edward S. Hunt

Edward S. Hunt, 77, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at his residence in Houston, TX. He was born on May 13, 1940, to the late Cara Swinton Hunt and Emma Lee Gilbert of Kosciusko, MS. 

Ed worked many years as the manager for Sun Finance in Magee.  


James V. "Pete" Walker

James V. "Pete" Walker passed away January 3, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital at the age of 90. He was born on May 8, 1927, to Wayne S. and Clara Barnes Walker in Simpson County.

Pete proudly served in the United States Army and was a World War II veteran. He retired from the Mississippi Hwy Department and farming.


Paul McWilliams

Paul McWilliams, age 70, of D’Lo passed away on January 2, 2018.

Paul was born in Magee to John McWilliams and Annie Byrd. Mr. McWilliams was a Mason for many years at the Mendenhall Masonic Lodge 497.


Earnestine C. McGowan

Funeral services for Mrs. Earnestine C. McGowan, 65, Mount Olive MS were held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2PM from the Point Pleasant M.B. Church, Mount Olive, MS.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  Pastor Johnny Moseley officiated the service.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, MS was in charge of the arrangements.


Neil Wilfong

Neil Wilfong, 69, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Covington County Hospital in Collins, MS. He was born Tuesday, July 6, 1948 in , Pennsylvania.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


Birtie M. Kennedy

Birtie M. Kennedy, 89,  gained her angel wings on December 29, 2017, at Magee General Hospital. She was born on May 23, 1928, to parents Ross and Jewel (Dickerson) Butler in Smith County, MS.


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