J Charles Hanna

J Charles Hanna, 63, a broiler production manager for Tyson Foods, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at his home.

Services were 4:00 pm Monday, March 12th at Sunrise Baptist Church with Bro. David Addy and Bro. Andy May officiating. Burial was in Goshen Cemetery. Wilcox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Usaline Sims

Usaline Sims, 73, of Mize, Mississippi, died Sunday at Solara Hospital Brownsville, TX. She was born Tuesday, April 11, 1944.

Benny Harold Prince

Benny Harold Prince passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on October 18, 1935, in Simpson County, to John Berlie Prince and Mary (Heitt) Prince. 

Ronald Grady Lewis

Ronald Grady Lewis, 75, of Clinton, Mississippi, died Tuesday at his residence in Clinton, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, February 10, 1943.

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

Danny O. Rushing

Danny O. Rushing, 70, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  He was born September 9, 1947, to the late Louie and Ida (May) Rushing in Lena, MS.

David Marshall Coquat

David Marshall Coquat was born on October 12, 1983 in Jackson, MS and entered into rest on February 25, 2018 at his home in San Antonio, Texas having attained the age of 34 years, 4 months, and 13 days. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joshua Stewart Coquat, and is survived by his parents, Zane Dee Coquat and Lori K.

Donald Eugene Russell

Donald Eugene Russell, 40, of Magee, Mississippi, died Thursday at in Magee, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, September 7, 1977.

Memorial Services will be held at later date. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 849-5031

Theresa Elizabeth Lofton

Theresa Elizabeth Lofton, 68, of Magee, MS, died Saturday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. She was born Tuesday, January 3, 1950.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.



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.