• 1
  • 1
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Obituaries (378)

Sunday, 12 November 2017 07:00

Wessie Smith

Written by

Visitation services for Ms. Wessie Smith will be Monday, November 13, 2017,

from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service.

The visitation will resume on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral services at 2:00 p.m.

Bro. Michael Cain will officiate and interment will follow in New Salem Church of Christ Cemetery.


Wessie, age 93, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 12, 2017, in Brookhaven.

She was a resident of Brookhaven and was the daughter of the late Hamilton and Mamie Norton Smith.

Wessie was a loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.


She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Paul B. Smith; parents; brothers, Holon, Colton, Robert L.,

and Leroy Smith; sister, Irene Smith; daughter-in-law, Ann Smith; and grandson, Greg Smith.


Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Paul Curtis Smith and wife Sylvia, Jimmy Smith and wife Cheryl,

Probie Smith and wife Wanda; daughter, Faye Callender and husband Clayton; sisters, Nellie Jackson and Rowena Maxwell;

sister-in-law, Polly Smith; 19 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.


Pallbearers will be Brady Badon, Walker Smith, Mckinely Smith, Cole Smith, Nicholas Smith, Clay Callender,

and Alex Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Powell Smith, Grant Smith, Peyton Badon, and Luke Smith.

Sunday, 12 November 2017 06:59

Rosie Mae Graves

Written by

Services are incomplete at this time. Rosie Mae Graves, 96, of Brookhaven passed away on November 10, 2017 at Countrybrook Living Center

Friday, 10 November 2017 13:43

Terry Wayne Brown

Written by


Terry Brown of Brookhaven, 55, died on November 9, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on February 2, 1962. He worked in the oilfield and was a member of Pearlhaven Baptist Church.


Preceding him in death were his were his father, Billy Wayne Brown and brother, Timmy Brown.


Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Judith “Judy” Maurice Boyte Brown; daughter, Kristi Brown Portrey;

brother, Tony Brown and sister, Tina Brown. He is also survived by three grandchildren, James Portrey, Dakota Portrey and Alyssa Portrey.

Friday, 10 November 2017 13:42

Carroll Case

Written by

Services for Mr. Carroll Case of Brookhaven are 1:00 pm Monday, November 13, 2017 at New Sight Baptist Church with burial at New Sight Cemetery

Visitation is from 10:00-12:00 Monday at Riverwood.


Mr. Carroll Case, 68, went to be with the Lord on November 10, 2017.

He was born on April 3, 1949 to Bennie Nathaniel Case and Luna Smith Case.

He was a lift operator for Walmart Distribution and enjoyed hunting and cutting grass.

He was a member of New Sight Baptist Church.


Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Brenda Gail Jones Case; sister, Bennie Sue Case; brothers, Thomas Case and Leeman Britt.


Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Anthony Case and wife Missy; brothers, Leston Case, Ray Case and sister, Linda Faye Case.

He is also survived by his sister-in-laws, Judy Case, Ann Williamson and Jo Case and 9 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 15:42

Christie TeRee White

Written by

Christie TeRee White, 43, of Sontag, passed away November 9, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on February 28, 1974 to Alford Daniel Sykes and Sheila Jo Sykes.

She was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church and a first responder at Heucks Retreat VFD.


Preceding her in death were her daughters, Emily Faith White and Jalyn Nicole White.

Those left to cherish her memory are her parents; husband Jerry Lynn White; and son, Micah Joseph Freeman.

She is also survived by her granddaughter, Alya Isabelle Freeman and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 15:39

Randall Brent

Written by

Services for Mr. Randall Brent will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:00am

at Riverwood Family with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be on November 10, 2017

from 5:00-9:00pm also held at Riverwood Family.


Randall Brent, 51, passed from this life on November 9, 2017 at University of Mississippi Medical Center.

He was born on July 29, 1966 to Gerald and Lydia Brent.

He was an auto mechanic by trade and loved basketball, working, fishing, cooking and throwing the football.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Gerald and Lydia Brent; son, Austin Brent and brother, Flint Brent.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 08:00

Fideliza "Leizza" Schneider Bradford

Written by

Funeral services for Fideliza Bradford will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2017

at Meadville United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.,

Thursday, November 9, at Riverwood and will resume at 1:00 p.m., Friday, at the church.


Mrs. Fideliza Schneider Bradford, 48, of Crystal Springs and Jacksonville, Florida, died November 5, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on August 15, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. Fideliza was passionate about protecting animals,

her greatest concern being English Bulldog Rescue. She also loved to sing and dance.

She was a loving wife, staying home to care for her family was important to her. She will missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Jacob M. Bradford;

parents, Harvey and Jocelyn Schneider; father-in-law Larry Bradford and wife, Dianne of Terry;

mother-in-law, Melinda Bradford, of Meadville; brothers-in-law, Josh Bradford

and Kerry Bradford both of Brandon;  cousins, Maicah Cruz Mangune of San Diego California and Jocel Cruz of Jacksonville, Florida

special friend, Ashley Power and her “dawgter”, Stephie Lynn and also three “sons”, Bubba, Brody, and Brice.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to BARL, P.O. Box 3477, Brookhaven, MS 39603 or Carolina Pet Pantry, 323 Unionville Indian Trail Rd W, Indian Trail, NC 28079.

Sunday, 05 November 2017 08:24

Richard Heard

Written by


Sunday, 05 November 2017 08:23

J.G. Lewis

Written by

  Services for J.G. Lewis, of Wesson are 10:30 am Thursday, November 9, 2017

at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial at Ebenezer Methodist Church

Cemetery in McCall Creek. Visitation is Wednesday, November 8

from 5:30-7:30 pm at Riverwood.


 As a 16 year old sophomore in High School, J.G. Lewis was

drafted into the United States Military. Mr. Lewis served in the

United States Navy aboard the USS Hudson-(DD-475) A Fletcher-Class Destroyer

from April 1944 until March 1946; achieving the rank of Machinist Mate 3rd Class.

Accommodations include: American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon (4 Stars);

the Victory Ribbon; Commendation Ribbon for Valor and Bravery.

The crew of the USS Hudson was credited for sinking two submarines on January 31, 1944

containing multiple high ranking officials and enemies of the United States. MM 3 Lewis

was personally credited with the successful defense of his ship when he manned his 20-mm gun and fired

which misdirected and destroyed a Kamikaze Plane headed straight toward his ships position.

MM 3 Lewis epitomized what being a true American patriot was and was an extremely proud American veteran.

After the war, he graduated from Monticello High School and enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1947.

After a one year tour in the Merchant Marines, he began a new adventure at Halliburton Services in 1948.

He held many positions during this time and his final position was that of Field Supervisor.

He retired in 1986 after 38 years of service.

After retirement, he and Bobbie established residence in Wesson MS. He and

Bobbie faithfully attend Zion Hill Baptist Church and are a beloved part of the

Sand Hill Community for 39 years. Pop was very blessed to have passed doing what he loved,

an avid outdoorsman. His final moments was that of kissing his bride of 43 years

and heading to his deer stand to check deer cams and corn feeders. J.G. Lewis “Pop” was

a beloved, husband, father, son, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend.

Pop leaves behind a wonderful legacy to aspire and challenge us.

Mr. J.G. Lewis, 92, went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2017.

He was born on February 28, 1925 to George W. Lewis and Hermie Martin Lewis.

He was an avid outdoorsman that specialized in deer, turkey, squirrel, hunting and fishing.

He loved to mentor his grands and great grands. He was a self taught mechanic.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Hermie Lewis, Blanch Smith

and brothers, Norman Lewis and Arthur Lee Lewis.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Bobbie Lewis; children, Donna L. McKenzie

and husband, Clem, Debi Crawford and husband Ed, Maxie “Buddy” Davis and wife Dezra,

Randy Davis and wife Tracy, Kathy Tucker and husband, Darrin; 10 grandchildren,

Chris Huffman and wife Amber, James Huffman and wife HiTomi, Thomas Crawford and

wife Hannah, Claudia Crawford, Dezra Campbell, Celia Thibodeaux and husband Brad, Max Davis

and wife Ciji, Luke Davis and wife Claudia, Hannah Hughes and husband Chris and Lauryn Tucker.

He is also survived by 20 great grandchildren, sister, Margie Curtis and husband Tapper

of Natchez and brother, Claude Lewis of Wesson

and a host of nieces and nephews.

Sunday, 05 November 2017 08:22

Gwendolyn Davis

Written by

Visitation: 2:00-3:00 pm Monday November 6


Riverwood with service to follow at Riverwood and interment at Ramah Baptist Church Cemtery


Gwedolyn Davis, 68, of Liberty went to bewith the Lord on November 4, 2017.


She was born on May 7, 1949 in Baltimore Maryland to Ola Mae Holden.


She was retired as an auditor and as a youth she played basketball and softball.


She enjoyed bowling and playing cards with her family and friends.



Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Charlie and Mary Chisolm Smith.



Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Ola Mae Smith Holden; daughter, Meredith Strahan


Wagner and husband, Adolph; brothers, Glen Holden and wife Libby, Jimmy Holden and wife Claudette, David


Holden and wife Amanda and sister, Patricia Holden.


She is also survived by 1 grandchild and 3 great grandchildren; 1 nephew, 5 nieces and several great nieces and nephews.



Page 6 of 27

Find Ultimate Peace and Comfort

Find Ultimate Peace and Comfort



  • Pauline

    Pauline "Polly" Boyte Smith

    Services for Mrs. Pauline “Polly” Boyte Smith of Brookhaven are 2:00 Sunday, January 21 at Macedonia Baptist Church with burial

    Read More
  • Rowena Case McGee

    Rowena Case McGee

    Services for Rowena Case McGee of Bogue Chitto are 2:00 pm Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church with

    Read More
  • Rev. Howard D. Smith

    Rev. Howard D. Smith

    Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Friday, Jan 19, Riverwood Family Service: 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan 20, Friendship Baptist Church Lie in State:

    Read More
  • Jason Gill

    Jason Gill

    The funeral service for Mr. Mark Jason Gill, will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Riverwood Family with interment at

    Read More
  • Lillie Mae Posey Smith

    Lillie Mae Posey Smith

    Visitation for Lillie Mae Posey Smith will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

    Read More
  • Frances Yvonne Thames Wooten

    Frances Yvonne Thames Wooten

    The visitation for Frances Yvonne Thames Wooten, a resident of Lincoln County, will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2018

    Read More
  • Malcolm Reese “Mack” Massey

    Malcolm Reese “Mack” Massey


    Read More
  • Jessie Earl Givens

    Jessie Earl Givens

      Services for Mr. Jessie Earl Givens, Sr. of Brookhaven are 11:00 am Monday, January 15, 2018 at Landmark United

    Read More
  • Elizabeth Dell Holliday Arrington,

    Elizabeth Dell Holliday Arrington,

    Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dell Holliday Arrington of Brookhaven are 3:00 pm at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer on

    Read More
  • John

    John "Jack" Jackson Hutcherson

    Services for Mr. John “Jack” Jackson Hutcherson, of Monticello are 2:00 pm Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Riverwood Family Funeral

    Read More
  • Elizabeth Ann Delaughter

    Elizabeth Ann Delaughter

    Services will also be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Riverwood Funeral Home in Brookhaven, Mississippi.

    Read More
  • Barbara Gail Devall

    Barbara Gail Devall

      Services for Mrs. Barbara Gail Devall will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:00pm at Riverwood Family

    Read More
  • Jeanette P Townsend

    Jeanette P Townsend

    Services for Mrs. Jeanette P. Townsend of Monticello, are 11:00 am Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service

    Read More
  • Agnes Allen Newman

    Agnes Allen Newman

    Funeral services for Agnes Allen Newman of Brookhaven are Thursday, January 4, at 11 a.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Services with

    Read More
  • Joe Rushton

    Joe Rushton


    Read More
  • Catherine Rickett

    Catherine Rickett


    Read More
  • Bonnie  Sue Pierce Thornhill

    Bonnie Sue Pierce Thornhill

    Arrangements for Mrs. Bonnie Sue Pierce Thornhill of Anniston, Alabama, formerly of Brookhaven, are visitation at 10AM, followed by a

    Read More
  • Nellie St Claire

    Nellie St Claire

    Visitation services for Nellie Moore St. Clair will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00

    Read More
  • Henry Peavey

    Henry Peavey

    Funeral services for Mr. Henry Peavey will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Topisaw Baptist Church, with burial

    Read More
  • Curtis Lance Smith

    Curtis Lance Smith

    Services for Mr. Curtis Lance Smith will be held on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:00pm at The Church of

    Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19