Area Obituaries

Mary Farmer

Mary Louise Freels Farmer, 94, of Crystal Springs, passed away March 20, 2019 at her residence. Visitation will be 9am-11am Saturday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Harmony Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs. Farmer…

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Anita June Poor

Anita Poor was born in McLean, TX on September 9, 1945, and was the widow of Col. James L. Poor, Jr. Services are being held at Hazlehurst United Methodist Church March 23 at 12 until 2 p.m. Anita was a beloved wife and great mother and loving grandmother. Survived by: James C. Poor and Anglica…

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Wilma A. Ellis

Wilma A. Ellis, 67, passed away March 12, 2019 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation will be 10am-11am Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 11am Friday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Gallman Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mrs. Ellis was a native of…

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Lee Beall

Lee Beall, 82, of Wesson, passed away March 11, 2019 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation will be 12pm-2pm Thursday at Zion Hill Baptist Church.  Services will be 2pm Thursday at Zion Hill Baptist Church with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mr. Beall was a native…

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Shelby A. Moore

Shelby A. Moore, 75, of Crystal Springs, passed away March 2, 2019 at Copiah Living Center in Crystal Springs.  Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Monday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 10am Tuesday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Crystal Springs Cemetery. Shelby, a native of Simpson County, worked 19…

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Ted Harrison

Ted Harrison, 82, passed away February 28, 2019 at his residence. Visitation will be 2pm-4pm Sunday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Graveside services will be 10am Monday at Terry Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mr. Harrison was an award winning Body Builder.  He was an Army…

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Vivian Rushing

Ms. Vivian Rushing, 76, of Wesson, passed away February 28, 2019 at Merit Health in Jackson. Services are 10:00 am Monday, March 4, 2019 at Riverwood Family. Visitation 5:00-8:00 pm Sunday, March 3, at Riverwood. She was born on January 29, 1943 to the late Jessie James and Velma Rushing. She was a loving mother,…

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H. C. Rose, Jr.

Henry Calvin (H. C.) Rose, age 91, of Hazlehurst, died on February, 28, 2019.    Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 5th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst with the service to follow at 1:00 p.m.  Burial will be at Hazlehurst Cemetery. He was born on April 20, 1927,…

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Fred Douglas Grant

Fred Douglas Grant, 57, of Hazlehurst, died Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was born  February 9, 1962 in teh state of New York to Owen and Sadie Mae Grant. Survivor is his caregiver, Folanzo Sumrall of Hazlehurst. The House of Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Patricia “Pat” King

Patricia “Pat” Slay King, age 86, met her precious Lord and Savior face to face on Sunday, February 24, 2019.  Her daughter was at her side and her family and friends find peace and comfort that her brave battle with lung cancer is over and she is now healthy and whole. Pat was born October…

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