Obituaries

Jimmy Ross Hunt

Services for Jimmy Ross Hunt, of Parchman, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruleville Baptist Church in Ruleville. 

Mr. Hunt, age 49, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at North Sunflower Medical Center.


Aloysius Mabry

Services for Aloysius Mabry of Pearl will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard Austin Auditorium, Belzoni.

Mr. Mabry, 33, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.



Jimmy Dale Willis

Services for Jimmy Dale Willis of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ.

Mr. Willis, 47, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Noel Watson Jr.

Services for Rev. Noel Watson Jr. of Belzoni will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at White Star Missionary Baptist Church, Belzoni.

Rev. Watson, 79, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni, which is in charge of arrangements.




Jane Magruder Watkins

Funeral services for Jane Magruder Watkins, 82, of Williamsburg, Virginia will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Burial will follow at Indianola Cemetery.

She died August 12, 2019 in Williamsburg.



Mary Freeman

Services for Mary Freeman of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.

Ms. Freeman, 65, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at Baptist Eat Hospital, Memphis.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Lewis Knighten Jr.

Funeral services for Lewis Knighten Jr., 58, of Sunflower, will be at 1p.m. Saturday at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead.

Mr. Knighten passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at his residence. 

Visitation will be Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Rash Temple Church of God in Christ, 510 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Sunflower.



Laura Mae Cooper

Services for Laura Mae Cooper of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Temple of Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church, Indianola.

Ms. Cooper, 71, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home.


James Carson

Services for James Carson of Chicago, formerly of Moorhead, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.

Mr. Carson, 68, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 in Chicago.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.


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