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Area Obituaries

Melvin Richoux

Melvin Richoux Dec. 29, 1953 – Aug. 28, 2021 Funeral services for Melvin Richoux, 67, of Tylertown, were Sept. 7, 2021, at Capps Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Schmidt officiating. Richoux died Aug. 28, 2021. He was born Dec. 29, 1953, in New Orleans to the late Lois and Clifton Richoux. Along with his parents…

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Kelvin Ellis

Kelvin Ellis July 9, 1962 – Sept. 5, 2021 Graveside services for Kelvin Devon Ellis, 59, of Tylertown, were held at Centerville Church Cemetery in Dexter Sept. 6, 2021, with Rev. Tommy Hudnall officiating. Ellis died at his residence in Tylertown Sept. 5, 2021. He was born July 9, 1962, in Tylertown to Mary and…

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Lucy King

Lucy King Sept. 4, 1935 – Sept. 8, 2021 Faye Lucile (Lucy) Case King, 86, of Brookhaven, died at home with her family Sept. 8, 2021. She was born Sept. 4, 1935, to the late Ras Case and Gladys Smith Case. Survivors are her husband of 70 years, Charlie J. King; children, Cathey (Ricky) Ferguson,…

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Suzanne Morris

Suzanne Morris Feb. 4, 1963 – Sept. 5, 2021 Funeral services were Sept. 9, 2021, at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Suzanne P. Morris, 57, of Tylertown, who died Sept. 5, 2021, at her residence, interment at Knoxo Baptist Church Cemetery in Tylertown, Revs. Jerry Terrell and Jeremy Case officiating. She was preceded in…

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Jerry Stewart

Jerry Stewart Nov. 15, 1938 – Sept. 10, 2021 Jerry Albert Stewart, 82, born Nov. 15, 1938, died Sept. 10, 2021, at his home. Funeral services were Sept. 13, 2021, in the Morrison Heights Baptist Church sanctuary, burial at Lakewood Memorial Cemetery, all in Clinton. He was born in Tylertown, the oldest of four children…

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Lavan Seales

Lavan Seales Feb. 23, 1936 – Sept. 1, 2021 Lavan Bueal Seales of Jayess, formerly of Wesson, died Sept. 1, 2021, at home. He was born Feb. 23, 1936, to Clinton and Annie Lee Seales in Red Level, AL. He was raised on a cotton farm in rural southern Alabama, the youngest of 11 children.…

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Sandra Pittman

Sandra Pittman Nov. 10, 1949 – Aug. 21, 2021 Sandra Y. Pittman, 71, of Sandy Hook, died after a brief illness at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Aug. 21, 2021. She was born Nov. 10, 1949, in Walthall County to the late Marshall and Daisy Pittman. A graveside service was Aug. 26, 2021, at Tylertown Cemetery…

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Ruby Conerly

Ruby Conerly Oct. 28, 1955 – Aug. 9, 2021 Ruby Conerly, 65, of Tylertown, died Aug. 9, 2021 at her residence in Tylertown. Ms. Conerly was born Oct. 28, 1955, in Walthall County. A graveside service was Aug. 21, 2021, at Old China Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Rev. Douglas Rayborn officiating, interment following. Craft-Ginn Funeral…

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T J Burch

T J Burch Feb. 18, 1926 – Sept. 2, 2021 Funeral services for T J Burch, 95, of Tylertown, were Sept. 4, 2021, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Knight and Rev. Buddy Day officiating, burial in the New Zion Cemetery. Burch died in Tylertown Sept. 2, 2021. He was born Feb. 18, 1926,…

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Melvin Holiday

Melvin Holiday Sept. 14, 1946 – Aug. 22, 2021 Funeral services for Melvin Berlet Holiday Jr., 74, of Tylertown, was held at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home Aug. 25, 2021, with Rev. Jim Ennis and Rev. Lonnie Case officiating, interment at New Zion Cemetery. Holiday died Aug. 22, 2021. He was born Sept. 14, 1946, in Franklinton,…

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