Area Obituaries

Michael Caponis

Michael Caponis, 59, of Crystal Springs, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his residence. A private service will be held at a later date.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs handled arrangements. He is survived by children, Jonathan Caponis of Wesson and Candice Caponis of Hattiesburg; grandchildren, Sarah Bell Caponis, William Baggett, Andy…

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Emmett B. Smith

Emmett B. Smith Jr., 77, died Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Ark. A service will be held at Whitesand Baptist Church in Prentiss, on Thursday, September 12, at 10 a.m. Family visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may…

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Benny Warren

Benny Warren born June 2, 1939 went to be with his heavenly Father on August 28, 2019. The visitation will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:30-9:00pm and Saturday, 1:00-2:00pm with funeral following at 2:00pm. All visitation and funeral services will be held at Highland Baptist Church, Crystal Springs, MS Benny was the son…

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Kenny Westrope

Kenneth Wayne (Kenny) Westrope, 60, passed away August 28, 2019 at his residence. Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Friday at Stringer Family Chapel. Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at the family cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mr. Westrope was a native and lifelong resident of…

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Pastor Hardy Killingsworth, Sr.

Pastor Hardy Killingsworth, Sr. of Hazlehurst died Sunday, August 11, 2019. Public viewing will be held Friday, August 16, from 1 to 5 p.m., at The House of Peoples Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 17, at 11 a.m., at Deliverance Tabernacle Church, Dentville Road, Hazlehurst.  The House of Peoples Funeral Home…

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James Howard Granger

James Howard Granger passed away at the age of 79 on August 4, 2019. Visitation for friends and family will be held from 5p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Riverwood Family Funeral Services in Brookhaven, Mississippi. The funeral will be Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 10am followed by burial at Wesson…

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Juanita Harris

Juanita Carraway Harris, 86, of Gallman, went to be with our Lord on July 31, 2019 at Copiah County Medical Center in Hazlehurst. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Friday and 9am-10am Saturday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 10am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Gallman Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral…

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Zelda Monelle “Nell” Hall Carlisle

Zelda Monelle “Nell” Hall Carlisle, 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. She was born the daughter of Mae Virgie (Jones) and William Hamilton Hall on April 3, 1927, in Lawrence County, MS. Nell was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Herbert Earl “Buddy”…

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Nelson O. Edwards

Nelson O. Edwards, 94, of Hazlehurst, passed away July 26, 2019 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. Visitation will be 10am-11am Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Rehobeth Methodist Church.  Rev. Gary Harper will be officiating.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.…

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Helen L. Page

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen L. Page will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at Decell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wesson, with interment at Lowe Cemetery, Pearl Valley Community. There will be a time of visitation from noon until time of service on Saturday. Mrs. Helen L. Page, 91, of Hazlehurst, passed from…

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