Our Obituaries

Virginia Branning Barber

May 8, 1923 - January 27, 2018

Virginia Branning Barber, 94, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on January 27, 2018 in Columbus, MS. She was a resident at The Arrington Assisted Living Community.Visitation for Mrs. Barber will be Monday, January 29 at 1:00 pm. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm at Parkway Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery in Ridgeland, MS. The funeral will be...
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Walter Thomas Boone

December 28, 1939 - January 27, 2018

Walter Thomas Boone died peacefully on January 27, 2018, from complications of pneumonia. Walter was born on December 28, 1939, to the late Walter Alexander Boone and Thelma Helms Boone. He grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi and graduated from high school there.Walter continued to the University of Mississippi where he finished in 1961. During this time he met his future wife, Helen Barber, at...
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Walter M. Boone

December 28, 1939 - January 27, 2018


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Sarah Price Wright

January 16, 1919 - January 25, 2018

Sarah Price Wright died January 25, 2018, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mackey Mims Wright, Sr., her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Black Price, and five sisters and a brother, Robert Black Price, Jr, Mary Kate Price Wells, Caroline Price Stockett, Anne Price Truly, Beverly Blount Price and Elizabeth Price Johnson.She is survived by her sons, Mackey Mims...
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Sara Su McLain

August 12, 1935 - January 25, 2018

Sara Su Campbell McLain died peacefully at home on January 25, 2018, after a short but courageous fight against pancreatic cancer. Su was 82.Born August 12, 1935, in Merigold, MS, she grew up in Jackson where she graduated from Central High School.Su was an amazing mother, teacher, and guide to her children, Mark McLain of Madison and Melissa McLain Terry of Laurel, and will also be deeply missed...
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Howard Richardson

September 6, 1921 - January 20, 2018

Col. Howard T. Richardson (USAF retired), 96, passed away Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, at his home in Brandon, Miss. The Louisville, Miss. native was the oldest son of Dr. Elbert Leech Richardson and Edna Earl Triplett Richardson. As he put it, his wombmate and twin brother Dr. David Durham Richardson kicked him out first to become the baby of the family.He was preceded in death by his parents, his...
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Joseph Langston

May 3, 1959 - January 19, 2018

Joe Baron Langston of Jackson, MS, went to be with our Lord on Friday, January 19, 2018. He passed peacefully in his sleep. Joe loved fellowship with his family, especially his nieces and nephews, and was a staunch supporter of Mississippi State, Alabama and LSU athletics. He loved rock music and his life was spent as a loving and charitable man, often sacrificing his own basic needs to...
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Ben Davis

October 27, 1930 - January 19, 2018

Ben Arthur Davis, Jr., 87, of Jackson, MS, departed for his heavenly home on January 19, 2018. He was born in Meridian, MS, on October 27, 1930.Mr. Davis was proud to serve his country in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.He graduated from Auburn University, Auburn AL, with a major in Forest Management.He served as Executive Vice President of the Miss. Forestry Association,...
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Joan Elizabeth Keenan

April 6, 1938 - January 19, 2018

Joan Elizabeth Keenan, a resident of Jackson, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home. She was born on April 6th, 1938 to the late Dr. Mercer Lynch and Winifred Lynch in New Orleans, LA. Joan graduated from Metairie Park Country Day School and attended the University of Alabama, where she pledged to the Chi Omega Sorority. During the 1957-58 New Orleans Carnival season she reigned...
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Rosemary Blakey

May 16, 1924 - January 18, 2018

Rosemary Nichols Blakey, age 93 passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Visitation will be 11:00am Monday January 22, 2018 followed by services at Raymond United Methodist Church at 12:00pm Monday January 22, 2018 with burial to follow in Raymond Cemetery.Rosemary was born on May 16, 1924 to Louise Burnham Nichols and Clarence Clifton Nichols in Louisville, Mississippi and grew up in...
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Johnette May

May 18, 1924 - January 16, 2018

Johnette Gregory May, born in Pickens MS on May 18th, 1924, died Tuesday January 16 at 93 years of age. She lived a long and full life. She was a kind and generous spirit and will be greatly missed by her family. She was married to Robert Lamar May, who passed in 2001. During their long marriage they both held successful careers and retired from Veteran's Memorial Hospital of Jackson. Johnette...
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Marie Annette Redden

December 22, 1924 - January 15, 2018

A graveside service will be held on Saturday January 20, 2018 at 11:00am at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, MS, for Annette Cook Redden, who died recently in Bonita Springs, FL.Mrs. Redden was born on Dec. 22, 1924, in Turrell, AR and reared in Blue Mountain, MS. She graduated from Blue Mountain College and taught school for more than 20 years in FL and Memphis, TN. An accomplished cook and...
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Tom Louis

August 16, 1932 - January 13, 2018

Tom Louis, III passed away at his home on January 13, 2018 due to complications from Parkinson's Disease. He was received into heaven by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by his loving wife Nancy Irene Dunn Louis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00 noon Thursday January 18,2018 at St. Peter's Orthodox Church in Madison, MS, preceded by visitation from 10 a.m. -12 noon. Burial will follow at...
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Robert Mahaffey

November 7, 1930 - January 10, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Lynn Law Ware

October 25, 1929 - January 10, 2018

Lynn Law Ware (Rosie, RoRo) was born on October 25, 1929 in Alcoa, Tennessee to Maude and Enoch Law. She grew up in Maryville, Tennessee in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Lynn worked at Georgia Tech where she met and later married Edwin Ellis Ware on September 28, 1956. They moved to Jackson, Mississippi soon after and were blessed with four daughters. Lynn was a very involved mother and...
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Paul Davis McCearley

June 24, 1940 - January 9, 2018

Paul Davis "Buddy" McCearley, 77, left this world Tuesday, January 9, 2018, to go live his Father's home. From leading men across the frozen tundra of the Arctic to negotiating with headhunters while navigating the Amazon, Paul fully embraced and lived all of the challenges and adventures life had to offer. A polyglot scholar-scientist, he lived his life as a demonstration of the strong values,...
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Miram Marie Williams

September 24, 1924 - January 8, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Richard C. Bradley

February 18, 1920 - January 6, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Wanda Isabell Cantrell

January 24, 1931 - January 2, 2018

Wanda "Bonnie" Fay Isabel Cantrell passed away on January 2, 2018. She was born on January 24, 1931 in Granger, Texas to Felix Isabel and Leona York Isabel. She married Jack Cantrell and together they had 3 children: Jim Cantrell (Denise), David Cantrell (Cindy), and Connie Cantrell. She is predeceased by her husband of 64 years Jack, 3 sisters, 3 brothers, and infant daughter Connie. She is...
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Margaret Ellen Flynn

December 31, 1929 - January 2, 2018

SISTER MARGARET MARY FLYNN, O.C.D. Sister Margaret Mary Flynn, a member of the community of discalced nuns at the Carmelite Monastery of Our Lady of St. Carmel and the Little Flower, in Jackson, Mississippi, passed away peacefully at the Monastery on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Sister Margaret Mary, age 88, was the last of seven nuns from the Carmel of St. Joseph, in Clayton, Missouri, who came to...
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James Morton Goodman

June 15, 1930 - January 2, 2018

Our beloved father, James M. Goodman, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2018 of natural causes. He was born in Charleston, WV on June 15, 1930.In 1986, after many yrs. of employment, he retired from the Univ. of MS Medical Center with the title of Director of Medical Illustration.He was a long-standing member of Beth Israel Congregation, where he was active in the Shirim choir. Daddy loved all...
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James Walter Newman

March 2, 1935 - January 1, 2018

James W. “Jim” Newman, III, age 82, died on Monday, January 1, 2018, around 6:00 in the evening. Mr. Newman was born in Vicksburg, MS, to J. W. Newman, Jr. and Marion Askew Newman. He resided in Jackson, MS, for over 60 years, but for the last several months had resided at the Memory Center at The Blake at Township in Ridgeland, MS.Mr. Newman was preceded in death by his wife of 59...
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Nona Jumper Baker

October 25, 1923 - January 1, 2018

Nona Jumper Baker,94, much loved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison. Nona was born in rural Prentiss County near Booneville, Mississippi. About the time Nona started to school, her father entered the Methodist ministry, and the rest of her childhood was lived in small towns around north Mississippi as her father...
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William Robert Clinton

March 18, 1917 - December 30, 2017

William Robert Clinton III, age 100, of Jackson, Mississippi, entered the presence of his Lord and Savior on December 30, 2017, surrounded by his family, at St. Catherine’s Village. Born on March 18, 1917, in Mobile, Alabama, he was the son of the late Jennie Moir Cassie Clinton and the late William Robert Clinton, Jr. Mr. Clinton attended Murphy High School before graduating from Auburn...
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Martha Jane Coign

December 19, 1922 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Peggy G. Piner

July 2, 1933 - December 27, 2017

Peggy Jo Griffin Piner, of Brandon who grew up in Jackson went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday December 27, 2017 in Elkhorn, NE. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Allie Griffin and her husband of 64 years Herman H. Piner. Survivors include three daughters, Melanie Piner Parks (William), Terry, MS, Melinda Piner Fawcett (Brad) of Phoenix, AZ and Melissa Jo Piner Dirksen ...
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Mary Ann Greco

October 13, 1916 - December 25, 2017

Mary Ann Greco, 101, of Ormond Beach, Florida, passed away on December 25, 2017 at Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Florida, with her loving daughter at her side. She was born October 13, 1916 in Dallas, Texas to J.C. and Domenica Liberto and grew up in Bossier City, Louisiana. June 2, 1946, she married John A. Greco and moved to Jackson, Mississippi, where she resided until 1980 when...
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Annie A. Reynolds

May 1, 1932 - December 25, 2017

Ann ReynoldsBrandon - Ann Reynolds died peacefully at home on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. Born May 1, 1932 to Andrew and Addie Adams, Ann was a Pioneer of America retiring from the phone industry in 1983. She loved being outside visiting with friends, digging in flower beds, and enjoying life. Ann is survived by her daughter Charlotte Reynolds French (Richard),...
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Gloria O. Posey

February 14, 1930 - December 25, 2017

Surrounded by her family, Gloria Oswalt Posey left her earthly home on December 25, 2017. Gloria, also known as Glory or Gogi to her grandchildren, was a woman of unyielding faith. She was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great- grandmother, and was a devout friend to many. Her faith in God, compassion, and positive outlook on life inspired all who knew her. Gloria was a talented...
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William Guy Adams

December 1, 1945 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Bess Harper Pittman

January 4, 1926 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Helene Ascher Rotwein

December 13, 1923 - December 22, 2017

Helene Rotwein,a third generation Jacksonian, was born December 13, 1923 at her family home at 921 Morningside Street in Jackson. Her parents, Edwin and Erna Ascher were lifelong residents of the city. Her grandfather, Joseph Ascher , then later her father, Edwin, along with his brother, Simon, owned Ascher Brothers, a hardware and farm supply store located on South State Street. Helene was a...
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Peggy Burwell

August 22, 1932 - December 20, 2017

Peggy Burwell, 85, a beloved wife and mother passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 after a 10-year battle with cancer. Peggy passed away in her home, which is exactly where she wanted to be.Peggy was born on September 22, 1932 in Madison County, Mississippi to the late Sallie H. Luckett and Patrick H. Luckett. Peggy grew up in Madison County and graduated Valedictorian from Farmhaven School....
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Elizabeth Trowbridge Scott

November 12, 1956 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Julia Audrey Eldridge

October 24, 1926 - December 18, 2017

Julia Audrey Eldridge, 91, passed away Monday December 18, 2017 at the Bedford Care Center in Petal, MS. Funeral services will be 11:00am Friday December 22, 2017 at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland preceded by visitation from 9:30am until 11:00am. Burial will follow in Lakewood South Cemetery.Ms. Audrey Eldridge died after an extended illness surrounded by her family. Ms. Eldridge was born to...
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Eva B. Griffin

December 11, 1921 - December 17, 2017

Eva Griffin, 96, went to be with our Lord on December 17, 2017 in Circleville, OH.She was born in Hinds County, Mississippi on December 11, 1921 to Mark and Onnie Becknell. She attended Hinds Junior College.Eva married J. Wall Griffin and worked at the Mississippi State Rating Bureau. Eva was a devout Christian and member of the Colonial Heights Baptist Church. Eva is survived by her sister,...
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Lorene Stone Sexton

August 18, 1928 - December 15, 2017

Lorene Stone Sexton, 89, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at Specialty Select Hospital. Mrs. Sexton was born August 18, 1928 to the late Frank and Livie Roberts Stone. A longtime resident of Jackson, she was a business owner, homemaker and a caregiver. She loved her family, flowers, art and enjoyed life. She loved the Lord and was a generous person. She was preceded in death by her...
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Carolyn Adcox Greer

June 19, 1945 - December 14, 2017

As her family prayed, sang and read her favorite passages from the precious Word of God, Carolyn Adcox Greer, graduated from the shackles of Alzheimer's Disease into the loving arms of Jesus on Thursday, December 14, 2017.Carolyn was born June 19, 1945, to Richmond Otis and Florence Bishop Adcox in Doddsville, MS. From the outset, she enjoyed her rural upbringing with four brothers and two...
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John Colton Joorfetz

March 24, 1948 - December 10, 2017

John Colton Joorfetz, 69, died on December 10, 2017 at his home in Jackson. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Clara Watson Joorfetz, and a son, John Frederick Joorfetz, II. Colton was born on March 24, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late John Frederick Joorfetz and Helen Smith Joorfetz. He grew up in Laurel, Mississippi where he attended R. H. Watkins High School. He graduated from...
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Mae Maggio Crippen

August 8, 1924 - December 10, 2017

Mae M. Crippen, 93, of Ridgeland, MS passed away on 12-10-2017Mae was born in Jackson, MS on 8-8-1924Mae is survived by her children Les Crippen (Holly) and Loretta Crippen and grandchildren Matthew Crippen, Ashley Haught (Aaron), and Tyler Crippen.Visitation will be held at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland, MS 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on 12-12-2017. Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday...
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Joseph Darwyn Chustz

December 10, 1953 - December 9, 2017

Joseph Darwyn Chustz of Madison, MS, died peacefully at home after an extended illness on December 9, 2017. Visitation will be held at Parkway Funeral Home, 1611 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS, on Tuesday, December 12 from 6-8 PM and funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church, Madison, Wednesday, December 13 at 11:00 AM with visitation at 10:00AM.Darwyn was born December 10,...
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Narcissa Richardson

May 23, 1927 - December 9, 2017

Narcissa Richardson, 90, passed away Saturday December9, 2017 at the University Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2:00pm Tuesday December 12, 2017 at parkway Funeral Home preceded by visitation from 12-2:00pm. Burial will follow in Natchez Trace Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband James Richardson and grandson, Daniel McIntosh. Survivors include her children, Vivien Baty ...
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Lottie H. Brock

December 14, 1929 - December 9, 2017

Mrs. Lottie H. Brock, 87, died Saturday Dec. 9,2017 at. Highland Home, Assisted Living, Ridgeland.Visitation will be 2 pm till 3pm Wednesday Dec. 13,2017 at Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.Private Graveside to follow.
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Ruth Estelle Marty

September 13, 1915 - December 3, 2017

Ruth F. Marty, 102, went home to be with her Lord at Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Edmund John Marty. She was born to the late Fred and Beulah Fussner, of Mentor, Ohio on September 13, 1915 in Willoughby, Ohio. She leaves behind two daughters, Sybil Marty Cheesman (Robert) and Zoe Ellen Brumfield (Robin),...
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William Burke Thompson

July 25, 1958 - December 3, 2017

William Burke Thompson, Jr., age 59 of Jackson, Mississippi passed away at home, on December 3rd , 2017.Burke was born in Jackson, Mississippi on July 25, 1958 to Martha Thompson, and Dr. William B. Thompson. He attended St. Andrews Episcopal School, and Manhattan Academy. After graduating high school, he served in the National Guard before attending Hinds Community College where he earned his...
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Winifred S. Therrell

November 2, 1922 - November 28, 2017

Winifred (Winkie) Silcox Therrell, age 95 was born on Nov. 2, 1922 and died on Nov. 28, 2017, following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest Stephen and Joanne Copland Silcox and her brother Ernest Jr. She is survived by her brother Luther Silcox and sons Bradford Leon, Jr (Carolyn), Thomas Stephen (Ann), James Arthur (Johna), and Timothy Silcox (Cathy) Therrell. ...
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Violet McMullen

August 1, 1926 - November 26, 2017

Violet "Vickie" McMullen, 91, of Madison died Sunday, November 26, 2017.Vickie was born in Berry, Alabama on August 1, 1926 to Vandie and James P. Davis. She is survived by two sons, Milton L. McMullen, Jr. (Sonja) and Terrell G. McMullen (Jayne), grandson, Austin L. McMullen (Kelly), two granddaughters, Holly Collins (Brent) and Ashley Box (Adam), and 5 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by...
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Amelia Gunter

April 13, 1939 - November 23, 2017

Amelia Christine Gunter, 78, passed away on November 23, 2017. Visitation will be held Monday November, 27, from 5-7 pm and Tuesday, November 28, from 12-1 pm at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland, MS. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 28, at 1:00 pm at Parkway Funeral Home.Amelia was born on April 13, 1939, in Pineville, Ms. She lived in the Jackson area for many years. She attended...
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Ann Dunbar

July 30, 1933 - November 23, 2017

Ann Hand Dunbar passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017.Ann was born July 30, 1933 in Jackson Mississippi.She enjoyed remembering her childhood in Jackson in the 1930’s and 40’s, with her loving family, uncles, aunts, and cousins; playing with her many wonderful friends; when young children her age would ride the bus to the Jackson Zoo by themselves. Jackson would always be her...
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Janie Wray Covington

April 7, 1931 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Frances P. Bailey

May 19, 1924 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Frances Bailey

May 19, 1924 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Ora Nell Lancaster

July 8, 1925 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Anne A. Thames

September 12, 1939 - November 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Jane H. Tompkins

September 18, 1929 - November 19, 2017

Jane H. Tompkins, 88, passed away Sunday November 19, 2017, surrounded by family and loved ones. She passed away unexpectedly from pneumonia but lived a wonderful life and was loved by every person whose life she touched, especially those who were lucky enough to call her "Mama" or "Maw-Maw". Visitation will begin at 9:30 Wednesday November 22, 2017 at Parkway and Memorial Gardens on Highland...
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Herman L. McKenzie

January 3, 1930 - November 18, 2017

Herman L. McKenzie, of Madison, a respected educator in Mississippi for forty-three years, died at St. Dominic Hospital onSaturday, November 18, at age 87. At his bedside was his son, Kevinand his wife of fifty-eight years, Loyce. Herman, the only son and middle child of Herman LamarMcKenzie, Sr. and Maude Freeman McKenzie, was born in the family home in Forest on January 3, 1930. He...
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Joe Morris Shelton

October 17, 1932 - November 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Doris Nell Hayles

August 12, 1923 - November 15, 2017

Doris Nell Hayles, beloved mother and cherished friend, went to be with her heavenly FatherWednesday, November 15, 2017 at the age of 94 after a brief illness. Services will be held Saturday,November 18, 2017 at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland, MS. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.,followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m.Born August 12, 1923 to the late Myrtle Davis Rogers and Louis Loyd...
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Wilma Etta Lowe

October 26, 1928 - November 14, 2017

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Kenneth R. Byrd

December 20, 1950 - November 13, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Parkway Memorial Cemetery.
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Margaret Ann Davis Denham

January 2, 1931 - November 13, 2017

Margaret Ann Denham, 86, of Madison, Mississippi passed away at Baptist Hospital after a lengthily illness on November 13, 2017. Margaret was born in Pensacola, Florida on January 2, 1931 to the late Mary Bell & S. L. Davis. She was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Davis.Margaret is survived by a brother, Dudley (Evelyn) of Butner, North Carolina. She is survived by three children,...
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Tommye Jean Smith

June 28, 1924 - November 13, 2017

Tommye Jean Smith, 93, died Monday Nov. 13, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Village.The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00am Friday Nov. 17, 2017 at St. Richard’s Catholic Church.Visitation will be from 10am till 11am at the church. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband Garnet Lewis Smith. Survivors include a brother; Carl...
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Richard Lanier Webster

October 3, 1963 - November 12, 2017

Richard L. Webster IV age 54 passed away November 12, 2017 at his home in Flora, MS.He had a long career in the electronics technology industry. After graduating from school he joined the US Navy and spent 10 years as an Electronics Technician with The Whiter House Administration Communications Agency. He traveled the world providing communications capability for President Ronald Reagan and V. P....
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Audrey Merdel Sarver

October 23, 1920 - November 12, 2017

Audrey Merdel Sarver, 97, of Florence, MS passed away on November 12, 2017 at Briarhill Rest Home. Born October 23, 1920 in Utica, MS to George and Emma Gibson, she was one of nine children. She moved to Jackson in 1946 and went to work at the Krystal Company retiring in 1980.She is survived by her son, Gary (Donna) Sarver of Brandon, MS, her daughter Sheila (Mickey) Flowers of Colorado Springs,...
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Ryan Montgomery

April 20, 1978 - November 11, 2017

Ryan Brent Montgomery, 39, of Jackson, MS died on November 11, 2017. Ryan was born in Flowood, MS on April 20, 1978 to Virgie Breazeale and the late William David Montgomery. He attended Northwest Rankin high school and he attended college at Full Sail University in Winter Park Florida where he received his degree in audio engineering. He later received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical...
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Mary Ruth Finch

July 8, 1930 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Zeita T. Parker

July 29, 1947 - November 6, 2017

Zeita Tupper Parker died on November 6, 2017 after a three year battle with cancer. She was blessed in this life with the gift of a wonderful husband, Wayne and dear children, Rick and Zeita. Her grandchildren made her life so joyful and were her greatest delight Tyler, Audrey, and Matthew.Rick and Zeita were always there for her with love and devotion through her illness. Her friends were...
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Thomas Joseph Bufkin

January 5, 1948 - November 5, 2017

Thomas Joseph Bufkin passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was 69.Tommy was born in Clinton, Mississippi, on January 5, 1948, to Otis and Anne Bufkin. He was raised in Clinton, played strong safety for the Arrows, and graduated from Mississippi State University where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Tommy served proudly in the Army National Guard, where he was named outstanding...
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Jean McPhail

January 16, 1927 - October 28, 2017

Jean Arthur McPhail, loving mother and devoted wife died October 28, 2017 at the age of 90. Services will be held Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Parkway Funeral Home (Ridgeland, MS). Visitation will be at 1:00pm with the service at 2:00pm.Born January 18, 1927 in Carthage, MS, she graduated from Carthage High School. She and her husband, Joe, were married for 68 years until his death in 2014.A...
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Agnes Newsom Johnson

December 21, 1918 - October 25, 2017

Agnes Newsom Johnson, 98, passed away on October 25, 2017.She was born in Holly Springs, MS on December 21, 1918 to Ruby Wright Newsom and William Benjamin Newsom. She attended Holly Spring’s High School.Agnes married Albert Sidney Johnson and together they shared 62 happy years of marriage and had a son, John Johnson. She was a devoted house wife that loved to bake and sew and was an...
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Esther Vandahl Dunlap

May 28, 1930 - October 24, 2017

Esther Marie Vandahl Dunlap, 86 years old, of Vicksburg, Mississippi passed away at Belhaven Senior Care in Jackson, Mississippi on October 24, 2017.Esther was born in the Four Mile Creek community in Pottawattamie County, Kansas on May 28, 1931 to Ellen and Johannes Vandahl. She attended high school at Cleburne, Kansas. She was a member of the Mariadahl Lutheran Church near Cleburne, Kansas...
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Terry C. Barfield

October 5, 1942 - October 21, 2017

Terry C. Barfield, age 75 passed away on October 21st, 2017. Terry was preceded in death by his parents L. C. Barfield and Lovie Vinson Barfield and brother Wayne S. Barfield.Terry graduated from Provine High School. He was in the Marine Corp Reserve from 1961 to 1967. Terry's 53 year law enforcement career began in 1964 with the Jackson Police Department and after retiring in 1993 he worked for...
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Helen Louise Leighton

April 5, 1924 - October 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Lon Alexander

December 7, 1987 - October 11, 2017

Lon Frederick “Rick” Alexander, II 29 years old of Jackson, Mississippi passed away in St. Dominic’s Hospital on October 11, 2017.Rick was born in Flowood, Mississippi on December 7, 1987 to Mari Lynn and Lon Alexander. He attended Jackson Prep High School, Homes Community College and Millsaps College.Rick enjoyed reading and playing videogames. While at Jackson Prep, Rick was a...
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Ethel Hill Bowen

January 5, 1916 - October 10, 2017

Ethel H. Bowen, 101, passed way at Manhattan Nursing Home in Jackson on October 10, 2017. Ethel was born in Grenada to Bessie Miers and W. T. Hill. She attended Grenada High School. She was predeceased by her husband Leslie Bowen. Visitation will be on Thursday at 11 at Parkway Funeral Home with service to follow at 12. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.
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Truett Scott Primos

August 15, 1995 - October 6, 2017

Truett Scott Primos was born August 15, 1995 to Betsy and Houston Primos of Flowood, Mississippi. He graduated from Jackson Preparatory School in 2014, and then attended The University of Mississippi. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, where many lasting friendships were formed. Expressions relayed from various friends about Truett have been plentiful this week. The one that stands...
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Linda Lefoldt Farr

October 8, 1938 - October 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Henry B. Peden

March 5, 1926 - October 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Robert Dan Burt

March 30, 1939 - October 2, 2017

Robert Daniel "Dan" Burt, 78, of Madison, MS, died October 2, 2017, in the Hughes Memory Care Nursing Home at St. Catherine's Village, in Madison, MS, after valiantly fighting Alzheimer's for many years. He was born March 30, 1939, in Neshoba County, MS, to Robert and Ethel Fulton Burt. He was a good man with a humble, gentle spirit who loved the Lord and considered it an honor...
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Robert William Pilcher

September 30, 1934 - September 30, 2017

On September 30, 2017, his 83rd birthday, Robert William Pilcher, Sr. went home to be with his Lord.Born in New Orleans on September 30, 1934, Bob was the adopted son of Don Harris Pilcher and Willie Cloud Pilcher. He was raised in Jackson, MS. Bob attended Central High School in Jackson before graduating from Greenville (MS) High School in 1952. He was a graduate of Mississippi Southern College ...
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Devereaux B. Jones

May 26, 1928 - September 30, 2017

Devereaux B. Jones, Jr., age 89, died peacefully while surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Devereaux was born in Jackson, MS on May 26, 1928 to the late Devereaux B. Jones, Sr. and Ruth Lee Childre Jones. Devereaux was preceded in death by the love of his life, Carol Joyce (Joy) Plyler Jones with whom he was married 67 years. He is survived by his 4 children, Devereaux B....
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Brent Benjamine Cobb

April 16, 1976 - September 29, 2017

Brent Benjamine Cobb lived a life of dedication and devotion, a life firmly grounded in his walk with Christ and made manifest in the generosity and loyalty he gave to his relationships with his family and friends. Brent was deeply committed to his wife Catherine Gilliam Cobb and their sons James Benjamine and Matthew Brent, who will be forever filled with Brent's steadfast and sturdy presence. ...
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Hilda Frances Rinewalt

March 5, 1930 - September 28, 2017

Hilda McBeth Rinewalt passed away on September 28, 2017 at the age of 87. She was born on March 5, 1930 to Hubert and Edna Mills McBeth in Lena, Mississippi.She graduated from Lena High School in 1947 as Valedictorian then attended Draughon’s Business School. She moved to Jackson, MS in 1949 where she worked as a bookkeeper for Graduate Supply House for 43 years. She retired in 1995 as a...
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Jane D. Skelton

December 24, 1924 - September 25, 2017

Jane D. Skelton, Age 92, a resident of The Blake, Ridgeland, Mississippi, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. She was a native of Cadaretta, Mississippi and lived in Eupora, MS, for 32 years before moving to Jackson, MS in 1975. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Rufus and Mary Doolittle, her first husband of 29 years, Malcolm L. Landrum, her second husband of 27 years, Billy J. Skelton,...
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Thomas Otto Logue

October 18, 1932 - September 25, 2017

Major General Thomas O. Logue, Jr. of Ridgeland, Mississippi, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the age of 84.He was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on October 18, 1932 to Odette and Thomas Logue. Tom graduated high school in Vicksburg, received his MBA from USM, his PHD from Ole’ Miss. Additionally, one of his greatest achievements was becoming an Eagle Scout.Tom proudly served...
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Rosa Frances Hooper

May 21, 1934 - September 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Mary Nan Deeter

February 16, 1925 - September 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Sam Coleman Shute

December 28, 1929 - September 16, 2017

Sam Coleman Shute passed away on September 16th in the Jackson Mississippi State Veterans Home from his earthly body into eternal life with Jesus Christ. He is now reunited with his son Sammy along with his parents and siblings. Visitation will take place at Broadmoor Baptist Church Chapel in Madison, Mississippi on Wednesday, September 20th from 11:30 to 1:00 and the service will take place in...
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Inez M. Lane

March 8, 1942 - September 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Virginia N. Low

April 9, 1943 - September 13, 2017

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Mary Claude Melson

December 11, 1927 - September 12, 2017

Mary B. Carter Melson went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 12, 2017, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Natchez, MS on Saturday, September 16.Mary B., as she was known by her family, was born and raised in Luling, Texas. Her parents, Robert and Nora Carter, and two older brothers, Elwood and A.J....
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Roy Frank Rodman

September 11, 1922 - September 11, 2017

Roy F. Rodman, longtime resident of Ridgeland, Ms. joined the Life Eternal, Monday, September 11, 2017. He was born September 11, 1922 in Murphysboro, Ill to George Washington and Mabel (Hinchcliff) Rodman.After high school graduation, Roy served as a clerk with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, until joining the Navy, November 1942. He was a cryptographer in the Signal Intelligence Service...
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Harry Hibbert

February 19, 1940 - September 10, 2017

Harry Wesley Hibbert was returned to full communion with the Father through our Lord Jesus Christ on September 10, 2017. Harry was the first born son of Harry Virgil and Frances Marie Hibbert on February 19, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri. Harry's childhood was filled with the outdoors, hunting and trapping in his rustic surroundings. His parents adhered to a strict Pentecostal tradition and regular...
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John Lynwood Witt

July 7, 1922 - September 10, 2017

Mr. John Lynwood Witt, of Jackson, MS, passed away on Sunday, Sept 10, 2017, at Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland, MS. He was born July 7, 1922, in Ripley, MS, to Bonnie Jewel and Laura Carmichael Witt. He served in the U.S. Navy, during World War II and was stationed aboard the U.S. Doyen in the South Pacific. Upon completion of his military service, he returned home to attend college. After...
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Donald L. Bender

May 30, 1921 - August 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Jacquelyn Meadows

September 10, 1932 - August 30, 2017

With her family by her side, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Beatty Meadows passed away on August 30, 2017, at Baptist Hospital following a brief stay. Jackie was born on September 10, 1932 in Jackson, TN. She was the daughter of Jack and Mary Williams Beatty. She graduated from Jackson High and attended Union University where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Jackie moved to Jackson, Mississippi in...
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Walton Todd Coleman

April 12, 1961 - August 29, 2017

Walton Todd Coleman, 56, of Ridgeland, MS passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.Todd was born in Jackson, MS on April 12, 1961. He attended Manhattan Academy in Jacksonand graduated from the University of Mississippi with a BS in accounting. Todd started Sundial Construction in 2006 to realize his dream of residential construction.He was a very respected local builder and a member of the...
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Marilyn Mcclendon Deraps

March 23, 1933 - August 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS.
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Jane D. Torbert

September 18, 1934 - August 28, 2017

Jane D. Pinson Torbert, known to many as Jean, died Monday, August 28, 2017, at her home in The Orchard in Ridgeland, Mississippi, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. Visitation will be held Friday, September 1, from noon to 2 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Parkway Chapel. Entombment will follow in Parkway Memorial...
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Wanda C. Taylor

October 11, 1938 - August 27, 2017

Wanda Faye Covington Taylor of Flowood, MS, died August 27, 2017 at the age of 78 after an extended illness. Prior to moving to The Blake in Flowood in 2016 she lived in Ridgeland, MS where she was a beloved neighbor and active member of First United Methodist Church. Wanda was born on October 11, 1938 in Marks, MS to Claric Clayton Covington and Martha Jo Hopper Covington and grew up in Midnight...
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