Funeral services for Clifton “Cliff” Hicks, 84, of Leakesville were held Dec. 6, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church. He worked most of his life as a cattle and crop farmer. He was a faithful member of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He s…

 Graveside services for Captain Harvey Franklin Shows Sr., 95, were held Dec. 4, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Moselle Memorial Gardens in Moselle. He was born Dec. 2, 1925 in Jackson. A descendent of Revolutionary War veteran John Shows of Jones County, he was a Merchant Marine with 80 years of service…

Funeral services for Beth Jane Fallon, 87, of Lucedale were held Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 at 1 p.m. at George County Funeral Home Chapel. She was born June 21, 1934 in Green Bay, Wisc. She was a member of the Catholic faith and a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She died Dec. 4, 202…

 Funeral services for Mary Jean Howell Eubanks Taylor, 90, of Lucedale were held Dec. 4, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Holmes Missionary Baptist Church. She was born Dec. 1, 1931 in George County. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Mobile; and a former certified nurses aide. Her family lov…

 Funeral services for Elaine Miller Leggett, 57, were held Dec. 4, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Crossroads Free Pentecostal Church. She was a member of Crossroads Free Pentecostal Church where she served with her husband in multiple ministry roles. She also participated in many community outreach proje…

 Funeral services for Samuel P. Hatcher, 81, of Lucedale were held Nov. 27, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at Refuge United Methodist Church in Lucedale. He was born July 26, 1940 in Refuge community of George County. He lived in George County all of his adult life and retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding C…

 Robert P. Collins, 70, Lucedale, went to be with the Lord and Savior on Nov. 29, 2021. He was born Feb. 18, 1951 to Carl Graves Collins and Majorie Graham Collins in Utica. His wife Rebecca Collins stood by his side during his illness. He served in the U. S. Army as an Expert Badge M16 Rifl…

 Graveside services for Gloria Ainsworth Howell, 92, of Lucedale were held Dec. 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Howell Baptist Church Cemetery. She was born Jan. 8, 1929 in Laurel. She was employed as an LPN at Community Medical Center and a member of Howell Baptist Church. She died Nov. 28, 2021 in L…

Robert “Scott” McMillan died Nov. 2, 2021 in Omaha, Neb., two days before his 47th birthday. He was born Nov. 4, 1974 in Pascagoula. He grew up in Mississippi and attended school at Lucedale Elementary before graduating from George County High School in 1993. He attended Jones County Junior …

Funeral services for Alton Grandberry Bradley, 85, were held Dec. 3, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Moments Funeral Home Chapel. He retired from International Paper Company in Chickasaw, Ala. following 40 years of service. He died Nov. 28, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Sybil Dueitt Bradley…

Funeral services for Pete McLeod of Greene County were held Dec. 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Sigler Funeral Home. He was born May 7, 1937 in Greene County. He was a retired Lab Technician at International Paper Co. and was a farmer. He died Dec. 2, 2021 in Hattiesburg. He is survived by three daugh…

 Private services are planned at a later date for Linda Diane Via, 73 of Lucedale. Interment will be held in Stockton Rural Cemetery in Stockton, Calif. She died Dec. 4, 2021. She is survived by her son, Jason Via and granddaughters, Jenesi Via and Jadyn Via. 

 Mickey Lynn Taylor, 76, died Nov. 28, 2021. He was a 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite, and a Master Mason. He was also a member of the F & AM Lodge No. 291 in Wisconsin and of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. He enjoyed the outdoors and was also a Master Gardener. He is surv…

 Arva Louise Schuler, 87, of Leakesville, died Nov. 28, 2021. She was a faithful member of Sweetwater Baptist Church in Leakesville. She is survived by her daughters Reva Bruhl and Tammy (Audie) McLendon; grandchildren Daniel (Amanda) Bruhl, January (Cody) Glynn, Audra (Daniel) Bates, Brook …

 Graveside services for Mary Katherine Taylor, 78, of Lucedale were held Nov. 26, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Crossroads Free Pentecostal Church Cemetery. She was a member of the Baptist faith. She died Nov. 23, 2021 in Lucedale. She is survived by a son Mart Durrone Breland of Elizabethton, Tenn.; d…

 Memorial services for Raymond Hal Webb, 84, will be held on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Eastview Church of God in Lucedale. He worked as an electrician until he retired at the age of 70. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He died Nov. 24, 2021. He is s…

Graveside services for Eunice “Sabrina” Bradley, 42, of Benndale were held Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. at Sweetwater Methodist Church Cemetery. She was born June 2, 1979. She was a lifelong resident of Benndale and attended George County High School. She was known for her love for children, free-spiri…

 Funeral services for Doris “Dot” Yvonne Walley, 85, were held Nov. 26, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Unity Baptist Church. Her love of life and family didn’t come to an end with her death. Her loving heart left a beacon of light to all of her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and fr…

Funeral services for Frank Johnny Danley, 85, of Lucedale were held Nov. 27, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He was born Feb. 7, 1936 in Sweetwater, Ala. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired iron worker and a member of the Oak Grove Missi…

 Graveside services for Ivy Lee Hodgin, 75, were held Nov. 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. at New Antioch Cemetery in Lucedale. She died Nov. 18, 2021. She will be missed by many. Moments Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 Funeral services for Gerald Dewaine Hovatter, 77, were held Nov. 27, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Leakesville First United Pentecostal Church. He was employed at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. for more than 40 years. He was a loving husband, father and brother. He died Nov. 22, 2021. He is survived by hi…

 Visitation for Rocky Cole Mallette, 40, was held Nov. 24, 2021 at Moments Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. He worked for many years as a certified crane operator and was proud of his service. Old school outlaw, who lived life to the fullest to the very end, he was a beloved father, son, brothe…

 Funeral services for May Albritton, 78, of Lucedale were held Nov. 30, 2021 at 1 p. m. at Refuge United Methodist Church. She was a Christian lady and faithful member of Refuge United Methodist Church. She loved her country and was very patriotic. She lived life to the fullest and enjoyed t…

 Funeral services for Jaclyn Marie Presti-Oyarzo, 39, were held Nov. 27, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Moments Funeral Home Chapel. She enjoyed good music, traveling and time with friends. She died Nov. 20, 2021. She is survived by her parents Paul C. and Marie Castro Presti; brother Alphonso Velez; God…

 Graveside services for Bobby Seibert, 49, were held Nov. 29, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Seibert family cemetery on Tanner Chapel Road, Lucedale. He proudly served in the United States Army for over 20 years. He served at Ft. Campbell in the Delta Company, 1st Battalion of the 101st Aviation Regi…

 Funeral arrangements for Gloria Howell, 92, of Lucedale are incomplete at press time. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s George County Times. She died Nov. 28, 2021. George County Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Graveside services for Jennifer Rose Frye, 42, were held Nov. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Macedonia Cemetery. She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of South Alabama. She taught in Mississippi, Alabama and Texas. She enjoyed traveling and hiking outdoors. Her greatest joy…

 Funeral services for Tommy Gene Fortner, 76, were held Nov. 30, 2021 at 2 p.m. at George County Funeral Home Chapel. He was born June 26, 1945 in Benndale. He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church, and a timber harvester and in the logging industry. He was also a former co-owner of …

 Funeral services were held for Don L. Schmitz, 83, November 22, 2021 at 12 noon from Refuge United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Refuge Methodist Church Cemetery. He was born October 31, 1938 in Jackson County. He is the son of the late Estil D. Schmitz and the late Dorothy (Landers)…

 Funeral services for Cammie Hilton of Lucedale were held Nov. 13 at Sweetwater Baptist Church in Benndale. She was born July 25, 1948 and lived a number of years in Biloxi before returning to her home town of Benndale. She was a member of Sweet Water United Methodist Church in Benndale. She…

Celebration of Life services for Warren L. Hill were held Nov. 16, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Cowan Funeral Home. He was born Feb. 10, 1953. At a young age, he attended Mason Chapel Baptist Church in Leakesville. He died Nov. 10, 2021. He is survived by a son Lucas Green; four brothers Robert L. Hil…

 Celebration of Life services for Estella Bradley were held Oct. 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Cowan Funeral Home. She was born Feb. 28, 1969 in Benndale. She died Oct. 22, 2021. She is survived by a son Draper Bradley; her mother Shirley Bradley Jackson; stepmother Velma Kimble; sisters Tijuana Ki…

 Payton Carrington Dudley Sr., 78 of Lucedale, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala. He was born November 3, 1943, in Columbus, GA at Fort Benning where his dad was stationed during World War II. His family moved to Lucedale in 1946. He graduated from L…

Funeral services for Martha C. Brown were held Nov. 19, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah United Pentecostal Church. She was born April 2, 1938 in Hendersonville, N.C. She moved to Homestead, Fla. where she later met her husband Billy Brown. She then moved to Leakesville in 1959 where she was a l…

Funeral services for Philip R. Lowery, 73, of Lucedale were held Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Chapel in Hattiesburg. He was a native of Petal and an avid drag racer. He retired from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port. He died Nov. 14, 2021. He is survived b…

 Funeral services for Cary Wilson Jones Sr., 73, of Lucedale were held Nov. 14, 2021 at 4 p.m. at Sigler Funeral Home. He was a lifelong resident of George County. He graduated from George County High School in 1965. He started his career with the United States Postal Service and worked ther…

A family graveside service was held for Thadford R. Tucker, 53, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. on Nov. 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Shady Grove Cemetery. He was born June 24, 1968 in Columbus, Miss. He died Nov. 6, 2021 in Santa Rosa Beach. He is survived by his mother Nelda Karen (Ballow) Tucker; uncl…

Funeral services for Sue Rivers Horton Lawrence, 91, of Lucedale were held at 6 p.m. Nov. 11, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Lucedale. She was born Oct. 9, 1930 in Oakland, Miss. She was a former school teacher at Lucedale Elementary School. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Luced…

 John Daniel Harness, 60, of Benndale, died Nov. 8, 2021 at his residence. He was born May 28, 1961 in Zaragoza, Spain. A U.S. Army veteran, he was employed as a printer and was also an ordained Morman minister. He is survived by his sisters Deborah Harness and Betty Kathleen Masters, both o…

 Funeral services for Travis Lamar “Ruter” Coleman, 67, of Big Point were held Nov. 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Moments Funeral Home. He was born July 27, 1954. He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting and gardening. He loved to watch his grandson play ball. He died Nov. 12, 2021 in Pascagoula. He is …

 Funeral services for Bradford “Brad” Seale, 55, of the Vernal Community, were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Vernal Presbyterian Church. He attended Morris Academy and Subiaco Academy in Arkansas and then furthered his education at Northwest Mississippi Community College…

 Private services will be held at a later date for Evern Eubanks Malone, 97, of Gulfport. Born August 5, 1924, in Lucedale, he died November 6, 2021 in Gulfport. He served in the Army during World War II from Nov. 16, 1943 to May 6, 1946. He was co-owner of Malone-Studebaker Auto Sales and h…

Funeral services are incomplete for Sue R. Lawrence, 91, of Lucedale. George County Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

 Linda Sue Strickland, 56, of Lucedale, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021 at her residence. She was born July 27, 1965, in Lucedale. Before retiring she worked as a salesperson and personal caregiver. She is survived by the father of her children, Allen Strickland; son Christopher (Ashton…

 Private services were held for Richard Wayne Berry ,73, of Lucedale. Born November 13, 1947 in Texas to Edwin and Phyllis Berry, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lucedale, where he enjoyed helping at the food pantry. Richard was his wife's helper with the bus ministry…

 Memorial services for Jean Rena Mathis, 64, were held Oct. 29, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Moments Funeral Home. She greatly enjoyed riding horses, hunting, fishing and photography. Her greatest time was spent with family and grand kids. She was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and sist…

Funeral services for Thomas Franklin “Tom” Bailey, 82, of Lucedale were held Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Sigler Funeral Home. Visitation was held at Sigler Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral. He was born Oct. 4, 1939 in Lucedale. He served in the U.S. Air Force du…

Celebration of life services for Paul Miles Speer, 75, of Lucedale were held Oct. 29, 2021 at 5 p.m. at First Methodist Church of Lucedale. A celebration of life service will be held in Austin, TX. at a later date. He died Oct. 26, 2021. He is survived by his son John (Violet) Price; grandda…

Funeral services for Peter Elwood Dorsett, MD, 81, of Gautier and New Orleans, La., were held Oct. 31, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Sigler Funeral Home. He was born in Mobile, AL on August 14, 1940. He graduated from Lucedale High School in 1958, attended Millsaps College, then moving on to the Univers…

Graveside services for Candy Celeste Ladnier Cool, 54, were held Nov. 1, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula. She died Oct. 25, 2021. She is survived by her brother Christopher Lee Cool of San Jose, Calif.; sisters Shanda Ladnier of Miller, Ohio and Majique Ladnier …

 Funeral services for Rosemary Eubanks, 56, were held Nov. 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Bexley Baptist Church sanctuary. She was a faithful member of Bexley Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and sister. She left a legacy of family and friends who will miss her great…

 Memorial services for David Haines of Vancleave were held Oct. 30, 2021. He was a businessman for more than 35 years. He owned and operated Pass Road Tee Vee on Pass Road in Biloxi. He was a member of the Red Hill Methodist Church and the Civil Air Patrol. He was an honors graduate of Georg…

Funeral services for Sarah Eugenia Howell, 100, of Lucedale were held Oct. 28, 2021 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Lucedale. She was born Aug. 31, 1921, about 30 minutes after her twin sister Mary Virginia Havard was born. In those days, babies were usually born at home. The s…

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