Obituaries

Sam John Oliver

Mr. Sam John Oliver, age 69, departed this life on March 7, 2018 in Jackson. Services were held Wednesday, March 14 at 11 a.m. at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Jackson. Mr. Oliver’s final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Gary Lee Young

Mr. Gary Lee Young, age 59, departed this life on March 5, 2018 in Jackson. Services were held Saturday, March 10 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter M.B. Church, Hawpond Church Road, Mendenhall. Mr. Young’s final resting place is St. Peter Church Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Crystal Williams

Ms. Crystal Williams, age 53, departed this life on March 2, 2018 at her home in Jackson.

Services were held Saturday, March 10 at 11 a.m. at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 3500 Robinson Road, Jackson. Ms. Williams’s final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.

 

 

 

 


Bobbie Nell Gray

Bobbie Nell Gray of Biloxi, Mississippi, died Saturday at Merit Health in Biloxi.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.



Pauline F. Blair

Pauline F Blair, 96, of Pearl, died Saturday at Brandon Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral Services Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home (601) 849-5031.  The Burial will be in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.


Maggie Lou Benton

Maggie Lou Benton, 74, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, died Saturday at her home in Mendenhall. She was born Thursday, December 23, 1943.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Mendenhall.



Pansy V. Mason

Pansy V. Mason passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland at the age of 83.  She was born on October 30, 1934, Louie B. and Mittie (Green) Valentine in Taylorsville, MS.




Johnny T. Tullos

Johnny T Tullos, 70, of Braxton, Mississippi, died Monday at Bedford Care Nursing Home in Mendenhall. He was born Tuesday, February 3, 1948.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.


Laura Killingsworth

Mrs. Laura Killingsworth passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, March 10, 2018, at Magee General Hospital.  Laura was born in Mize, Mississippi on February 12, 1923, to Cleveland Sumter Thornton and Mittie Hughes Thornton.


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Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.