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Area Obituaries

Patty Hinson

Patty Hinson Aug. 15, 1941 – Dec. 1, 2022 Patty Bond Hinson, 81, of Tylertown, died Dec. 1, 2022, in Flowood. She was born Aug. 15, 1941, in Magnolia. She graduated from Tylertown High School in 1959 and married her childhood sweetheart, Joel Hinson, in 1960. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in…

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Bishop Charles Brumfield

Bishop Charles Brumfield July 20, 1959 – Nov. 18, 2022 Bishop Charles U. Brumfield Jr., 63, of Jayess, died Nov. 18, 2022, in Jackson. He was born July 20, 1959, in New Orleans, LA to the late Charles Brumfield, Sr. and Emargie Coleman Brumfield. After high school graduation, he pursued his degree and attended a…

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RJ Ratliff

RJ Ratliff Feb. 11, 1940 – Nov. 17, 2022 RJ Ratliff, 82, of Tylertown, died Nov. 17, 2022, at Forrest General Hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1940, to the late Henry Ratliff and Sulfie Newsom Ratliff in Marion County. He worked numerous jobs in Louisiana and later retired from Walthall County School District. He was…

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Zola Mae Darby

Zola Mae Darby Nov. 19, 1930 – Nov. 22, 2022 Zola Mae Hunter Darby, 92, of Kokomo, died Nov. 22, 2022. She was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Walthall County to the late Julius and Mamie Hunter. She moved to New Orleans but returned to Kokomo to take care of her parents. She was a…

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Rev. Thomas “Tebo” Wicker

Rev. Thomas “Tebo” Wicker April 9, 1943 – Nov. 30, 2022 Rev. Norwood Thomas “Tebo” Wicker, 79, of Smithdale, died at his home Nov. 30, 2022. Funeral services were Dec. 3, 2022, at Calvary Baptist Church in Smithdale, burial in the Calvary Cemetery, Rev. Eric Moak, Rev. Bruce Crosby, and Bro. Kenneth Golman officiating. Rev.…

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John Mark Reagan

John Mark Reagan Oct. 11, 1959 – Dec. 1, 2022 John Mark Reagan, 63, of Tylertown, died Dec. 1, 2022, at his residence. He was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Tylertown. Graveside services were Dec. 2, 2022, at Crystal Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Rev. Danny Stevens officiating. Mark was a practical joker with a sense…

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Marvin “Bull” Elzey

Marvin “Bull” Elzey June 21, 1960 – Nov. 16, 2022 Marvin Jerome “Bull” Elzey, 62, died Nov. 16, 2022, at Wesley Merit Hospital in Hattiesburg. Born June 21, 1960, he was the son of the late Julius Quinn and Augustine James. After graduating from Chesbrough High School, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and…

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Henderson Rushing

Henderson Rushing Sept. 22, 1937 – Nov. 24, 2022 James Henderson Rushing, 85, of Tylertown, died Nov. 24, 2022. He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in Tylertown. Services were Nov. 27, 2022, at Capps Funeral Home, burial in Boyd Cemetery, Rev. David Parker officiating. Rushing was a master carpenter and a member of Magee’s Creek…

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Thad Brumfield

Thad Brumfield Nov. 1, 1935 – Nov. 24, 2022 Thad Edwin Brumfield, 87, of Columbia, died Nov. 24, 2022, at the Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. He was born Nov. 1, 1935 in Tylertown. Funeral services were Nov. 28, 2022, at Mesa Baptist Church in Tylertown, burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Rev. Clay Spinks officiating. Brumfield…

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Nell Martin

Nell Martin Aug. 15, 1948 – Nov. 20, 2022 Nell D. Martin, 74, of Osyka, died at her residence Nov. 20, 2022. Funeral services were Nov. 23, 2022, at the Lockler Memorial Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, AL, burial in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. She was born Aug. 15, 1948, in Tylertown, daughter of the…

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