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Area Obituaries

Elwin Dillon

Elwin Dillon April 17, 1951 – April 9, 2024 Elwin Allen Dillon, 72, of Tylertown, died April 9, 2024, at his residence. He was born April 17, 1951, in Tylertown. Funeral services were April 12, 2024, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home, burial in the Tylertown Cemetery II. Dillon was a veteran that served in the Vietnam…

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Bushhogg Thomas

Bushhogg Thomas Aug. 25, 1953 – April 10, 2024 Hilton Keith “Bushhogg” Thomas, 70, of Lil Improve, died April 10, 2024 at his home. He was born Aug. 25, 1953, in Walthall County where he lived most of his life. Funeral services were at Carson Springs Baptist Church April 13, 2024, Bro Carl Dickens, Doug…

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Larry Beverly

Larry Beverly Jan. 26, 1951 – April 9, 2024 Larry Franklin Beverly, 73, of Tylertown, died April 9, 2024, at his residence in Tylertown. He was born Jan. 26, 1951, in Birmingham, AL. Funeral services were at Capps Funeral Home April 13, 2024, burial at Knoxo Cemetery in Tylertown, Bro. Bobby Thornhilll officiating. He enjoyed…

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Richard Clawson

Richard Clawson July 5, 1968 – April 2, 2024 Richard Russell Clawson, 55, of Kokomo, died April 2, 2024, at his residence. He was born July 5, 1968, in New Orleans. Visitation was set for Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 5-8 PM at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home. Military honors were to set to be held Wednesday,…

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John McDonough

John McDonough Jan. 18, 1963 – March 28, 2024 John Patrick McDonough, 61, of Tylertown, died March 28, 2024, at his residence. He was born Jan. 18, 1963, in Evergreen Park, IL. Funeral services were April 6, 2024, at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Tylertown, burial in the McDonough Family Cemetery, Father Tommy Conway…

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George Hewitt Sr.

George Hewitt Sr. Sept. 5, 1958 – March 20, 2024 George Edward Hewitt Sr., 65, of Tylertown, died March 20, 2024, at Walthall General Hospital in Tylertown after a brief illness. He was born Sept. 5, 1958, in Tylertown to the late Robert James Hewitt Sr. and Louise Partman Hewitt. He was a lifelone entrepreneur,…

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Genevieve Koch

Genevieve Koch Oct. 2, 1942 – April 1, 2024 Genevieve Toney Koch, 81 of Tylertown, died April 1, 2024, at the Diversicare. She was born Oct. 2, 1942, in Franklinton. Funeral services were April 3, 2024, at Lexie Baptist Church, burial in the Tylertown Cemetery II, Rev. Randall Griffin officiating. Mrs. Koch was the youngest…

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Rocky Jenkins

Rocky Jenkins July 9, 1979 – March 30, 2024 Rocky Jenkins, 44, of Tylertown died March 30, 2024, at Forrest General Hospital. He was born July 9, 1979, in Covington, LA. A graveside service was April 1, 2024 at the Turnage Family Cemetery, Franklinton. He was preceded in death by his mother, Audria Claudette Luper…

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Anthony Carney

Anthony Carney Aug. 7, 1957 – March 17, 2024 Anthony Carney, 66, of New Orleans, died March 17, 2024, at Passage Hospice, New Orleans, after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 7, 1957, in New Orleans to the late Eddie D. Carney and Trueveen Carney. After graduating from Booker T. Washington High School in…

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Arlie “Pete” Graves Jr.

Arlie “Pete” Graves Jr. April 2,1937 – March 26, 2024 Arlie “Pete” Graves Jr., 86, died March 26, 2024. He was born in Tylertown April 2, 1937. In 1960 he entered the US Army and received an honorable discharge in 1966. While serving, his duty was heavy equipment operator and he received medals for marksman…

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