Obituaries


Jean Clyde Floyd

Jean Clyde Ford gained her heavenly wings on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  She was born on December 31, 1924, to James Edward Wilson and Belle (Harper) Wilson.


Danny Cox

Danny Cox passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at UMMC in Jackson.  He was born on October 8, 1948, to Shelley Wade Cox and Frances Victoria (Phillips) Cox in Columbus, GA. 

He was retired from MS State Guard, was a WWII Vietnam Veteran, 15 year Army Guard and 22 years MS Air Guard.



Dorothy Elizabeth Welch

Dorothy Elizabeth Welch, 90, of Mendenhall, died Saturday, peacefully at her home in Mendenhall. She was born Monday, May 9, 1927.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


John Ralph Perrette

John Ralph Perrette, 63, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Merit Health Rankin Hospital in Brandon, MS. He was born in Mendenhall, the son of Johnnie Dewey Perrette and Lottie Evans Perrette.


Thomas Sterner

Thomas Sterner passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the age of 61 at the Copiah County Medical Center in Hazlehurst, MS. He was born on May 13, 1956, to his parents, the (late) William E. Sterner and Evelyn (Adkins) Sterner in San Antonio, TX.

He was retired from a career in the floor covering business.




Elizabeth Dianne Kennedy

Funeral Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dianne Kennedy will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel in Prentiss. Mrs. Kennedy passed away from this life on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Mendenhall. Interment will follow in Bassfield Cemetery.


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