Area Obituaries

Narie Baughtman

Narie Baughtman April 1, 1933 – June 3, 2021 Graveside services for Narie Baughtman, 88, of Tylertown, were at Union Baptist Church Cemetery June 12, 2021, with Rev. Buddy Day officiating. Baughtman died at Walthall General Hospital in Tylertown June 3, 2021. He was born April 1, 1933, in Lawrence County to the late Maggie…

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Megan Smith

Megan Smith Feb. 27, 1988 – June 3, 2021 Megan Courtney Smith, 33, of Houston, Tex., died June 3, 2021. She was born Feb. 27, 1988, in Slidell, to David Smith and the late Ashley Smith. In addition to her mother she is also preceded in death by her grandfather Jimmy “Big John” Smith; grandmother…

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John H. Lee, Jr.

John H. Lee, Jr. May 26, 1933 – June 7, 2021 John Houston Lee, Jr., 88, a resident of McComb, longtime resident of Magnolia, died June 7, 2021 at The Claiborne in McComb, Dr. Barry Ward officiating, burial in the Magnolia Cemetery. Lee was born May 26, 1933, in Tylertown to John Houston Lee, Sr.…

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Loretta Walker

Loretta Walker Sept. 21, 1938 – June 5, 2021 Loretta Walker was a long time Walthall County resident and business woman that died June 5, 2021. There will be a celebration of her life on July 10th at Tylertown United Methodist time to be determined. Ms. Walker was born Sept. 21, 1938, in Terlton, Okla.,…

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Willie Jean Brumfield

Willie Jean Brumfield July 24, 1947 – May 28, 2021 Willie Jean Brumfield, 73, of McComb, died May 28, 2021, at Southwest Medical Center in McComb. Born July 24, 1947, in New Orleans, she was the daughter of the late Artis Brumfield and Clemetine Dillon Brumfield. She joined Metropolitan Baptist Church in New Orleans. At…

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Irene D. Magee

Irene D. Magee April 13, 1932 – June 3, 2021 Funeral services for Irene Dillon Magee, 89, of Tylertown, were June 5, 2021, at Capps Funeral Home with Eld. Andy May and Rev. Mike Anderson officiating, burial in the Elliot Cemetery. Mrs. Magee died at her residence in Tylertown June 3, 2021. She was born…

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Betty Rose Phillips

Betty Rose Phillips May 14, 1932 – May 29, 2021 Betty Rose Phillips, 89, a resident of Tylertown, died May 29, 2021. She was a member of Pine Missionary Baptist Church who loved the Lord and her church family. Betty was a pastor’s wife as she served churches alongside her late husband of 63 years…

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James A. Bridges

James A. Bridges April 26, 1954 – May 28, 2021 James Albert Bridges, 67, of Tylertown, died at his residence May 28, 2021, in Tylertown. Born April 26, 1954, in Tylertown, he was the son of the late Jessie Bridges and Laurine Robertson Bridges. He was married to Betty Jean Walker Bridges. He worked many…

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Flora Lewis

Flora Lewis May 14, 1951 – May 14, 2021 Flora Jean Lewis was born May 14, 1951, to Mattie V. Daniels and Purvis Smith in Silver Creek. She died at Walthall General Hospital on May 14, 2021, after a brief illness. A funeral service was May 22, 2021, at Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel, Tylertown, Minister Wiley…

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Scott East

Scott East Sept. 15, 1957 – May 12, 2021 Memorial services for Charles Scott East, 63, of Tylertown, will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021, from 11AM – 1PM at Calvary Temple Pentecostal Church, 241 Old Hwy 98 East, Tylertown. East died May 12, 2021. He was born Sept. 15, 1957, in Baton Rouge to…

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