Area Obituaries

Loyce Estelle Lewis

Loyce Estelle Lewis, 92, formerly of Hazlehurst, passed away June 14, 2019 in Texas. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 11am Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Hazlehurst Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mrs. Lewis was a native of…

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Thomas “Tommy” Richard Newman, Sr.

Memorial service for Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Richard Newman, Sr. of Wesson are 10:00 am, Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Clear Branch Baptist Church with burial at Clear Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Tommy Newman, 65, went to be with his Lord on June 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born on March 29, 1954…

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Edna Earl Parrish Tacker

Edna Earl Parrish Tacker, 88, of Crystal Springs, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at her home. Visitation will be Friday from 5pm-8pm at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 10am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Mrs. Tacker, a Winona native worked at Bernstein Shirt…

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Ray Morse

Ray Morse, 72, of Utica, passed away June 3, 3019 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Visitation will be at Pine Bluff Baptist Church from 5pm-8pm Wednesday and 10am-11am Thursday.  Services will be 11am Thursday at Pine Bluff Baptist Church with burial at Pine Bluff-Dentville Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling…

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Doris Errington

Doris Errington, 84, passed away May 31, 2019 at her residence in Georgetown. Visitation will be Sunday from 3pm-5pm at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst and Monday from 9am-10am at Georgetown Baptist Church.  Services will be 10am Monday at Georgetown Baptist Church with burial at Georgetown Cemetery. Mrs. Errington, a native of Georgetown, was…

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Margaret Peterson

Margaret Thomascine Downey Peterson, 74, of Crystal Springs,  passed away May 29, 2019 at Copiah Living Center. Graveside services will be 10am Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Vicksburg.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs. Peterson was a native of Vicksburg.  She worked in healthcare as a…

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Billie A. Flynt

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, Mrs. Billie Allen Flynt passed away peacefully in her sleep in her bed at Silver Cross Nursing Home in Brookhaven, Mississippi.  “Miz Billie,” as she was known by those who dearly loved her, lived ninety-four years on her own terms full of fun, family, and friends. Born May 23, 1925,…

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James Franklin Welch

James Franklin Welch, 85,of Crystal Springs, passed away May 21, 2019 at Covington County Hospital. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Thursday at County Line Baptist Church.  Services will be 10:30am Friday at County Line Baptist Church with burial at County Line Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mr. Welch was a…

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Altha May Walker

Altha May Walker, 90, of Crystal Springs,  passed away May 22, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.  Visitation will be 6pm-8pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 2pm Friday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Gallman Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs.…

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Willie Edward Carpenter

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Strong Hope Baptist Church in Wesson for Willie Edward Carpenter, 76 of Madison, who passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Collins. Reverend Glen Shows and Reverend Matt Scopel will officiate at the…

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