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2010 deaths for Jackson County, MS

Posted: 20 Jul 2010 12:38PM GMT
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Death notices, June 2010, Jackson County, MS. This is not all deaths for county.

June 1
Mrs. Geri {Williamson} Goff, born in Philadelphia, MS to Jeff Lovell and Hazel Harlan Williamson, passed away June 1, 2010 at her home. She is survived by her children of Pascagoula. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Robert (Bob)Goff; the father of her children, Clifford Ray Rouse and a brother, Daniel Williamson.
Biloxi National Cemetery

Bruce Allen Ladnier, of Pascagoula, MS. died of June 1, 2010 in Pascagoula. He was born in Pascagoula to William G. and RubyLadnier. Preceded in death by his parents.
Serene Memorial Gardens

Douglas G. Mackey, 43, of Pascagoula, passed away June 1, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at Arlington Heights Baptist Church, 3819 Arlington Street, Pascagoula.
Scranton Cemetery

Jean Marie Roberts, 86, passed away June 1, 2010 at her home in Gautier. She was born December 15, 1923 in Pascagoula. Mrs. Roberts was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church where she was former President of Legion of Mary, Jackson County Historical Society, and was the Best Grandma in the World. Preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Lowell H. Roberts; parents, R.E. Ros,
Sr. and Bertha A. Ros; one sister and four brothers, Ann Ros Williams; Ernest Ros, Vincent P. Ros, Ramon E. Ros, and Allen Ros, Sr.
Crestlawn Memorial Park

Mary Louise Travis, 79, of Moss Point passed away June 1, 2010 in Pascagoula. She was born June 1, 1931 in Bayou La Batre, AL and a resident of Moss Point for over 30 years. She was former owner of Yellow Cab Company for 20 years and was of the Holiness Faith. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Travis, Sr.
Jackson County Memorial Park

June 2
Sallie Agnew, 93, of Ocean Springs, passed on June 2, 2010.

Mrs. Marion Fournier Brown, 88, of Pass Christian, MS, passed away June 2, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. She was born on May 9, 1922 in Pass Christian, MS. Preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Ida Fournier; her husband, George M. Brown; a son, Norman T. Ballatin and a sister, Mable Lambert. The family will schedule a memorial Mass at a later date.

Gilda Ervin Saunders, 65, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died June 2, 2010, in Ocean Springs. Gilda was born in Cleveland, MS to the late Viola C. and Fred H. Ervin. Visitation: St. Paul United Methodist Church Downtown in Ocean Springs.

Bonadel Lander Walker, 79, of Escatawpa, MS passed away June 2, 2010 at her home. She was born August 22, 1930 in Beaumont, TX to the late Charles Lander and Eleanor Davis Lander. Bonadel married Calvin N. Walker on June 16, 1949. Preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Calvin N. Walker.
Serene Memorial Gardens

June 3
Samuel B. Evans, 43, of Ocean Springs died June 3, 2010.

Mildred Jean (Miller) DuBose, born through the union of Eddie and Bernice (Williams) Miller, died June 3, 2010. Preceded in death by her husband, Kirkland "Kirk" DuBose and parents Eddie and Bernice Miller. Funeral Services: St. Paul United Methodist Church. Rev. Robert Pittman will be officiating.
St. Paul Cemetery, Moss Point

William Doran (Packman) Pack, 29, of Helena, MS. Passed away June 3, 2010 in Hammond, LA. Preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Verbeke Williams; his grandfather, William Verbeke Jr.; his grandmother, Thelma Grace Pack Baria and his uncle and aunt, Mary and Wayne Neel. A memorial service will be held June 12, 2010 in the chapel of the Funeral Home

Samuel B. Evans, 43, of Ocean Springs died June 3, 2010.

James L. Ware, 84, of Pascagoula died June 3, 2010. Born May 10, 1926 in Smith County, MS to the late John B. and Nola Bryant Ware.
Bezer Cemetery, Taylorsville, MS

June 4
Paul Edward Hammond, 41, of Big Point, passed away June 4, 2010. Preceded in death by his father, John Hugh Hammond, Sr. and his sister, Mary Hugh Hammond. Funeral: Temple Baptist Church in Moss Point, MS with Bro. Grant McLain officiating.
Macedonia Cemetery, Bushy Creek Rd., George County MS

Hazel Martinez Vaughan, 88, of Moss Point, MS passed away at her home June 4, 2010. She was born January 15, 1922 in Hurley, MS to the late Jesse and Dixie Gibson. She was a 1940 graduate of Moss Point High School. Also preceded in death by two brothers, J. B. Gibson Jr. and Wendell C. Rodgers. Visitation will be at St Joseph's Catholic Church, in Moss Point with Memorial Mass.

June 5
Mrs. Ruth Newport Carlisle, age 102, of Ocean Springs, MS., died June 5, 2010, in Ocean Springs. She was born in Shawnee, OK., was a longtime resident of Zachary, LA. and a coast resident for fifteen years. Mrs. Carlisle, along with her husband, Reverend Robert Lee Carlisle, Jr., was a retired Southern Baptist Missionary, serving in Montevideo, Uruguay, for thirty years. She was a former school
teacher, and along with her husband, founded what is now Uruguayan Baptist Theological Seminary. Mrs. Carlisle was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ocean Springs. Preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Robert Lee Carlisle, Jr.; parents, Walter and Nell Mitchell Newport and two brothers, Guy Newport and Walter Newport.
Wesson Cemetery, Wesson, MS

Robert T. Conner, 78, of Moss Point, died June 5, 2010, in Pascagoula. He owned and operated Top Notch Auto Sales and Quality Wholesale in Ocean Springs on Highway 90. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean (Creel) Conner, [born 26 Apr 1940, to Clifton Monroe Creel and Barbara Mae Pitts, died 30 Nov 1994 [Source: Dan Creel], and his parents, Vernon Emmett Conner and Doris Maxine
Conner Toche.
Crestlawn Memorial Park

Jeff David "J.D." Rogers, 77, passed away June 5, 2010 at his home in the Forts Lake Community. He was born in Otter Creek, Florida.
Preceded in death by his parents, Jeff Clyatt and Anna Mae Griffis Rodgers; son, Glenn Dawson Walters and his younger brother, Perry Rodgers. Funeral services from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Tim Cauley officiating.
W. R. Clark Memorial Cemetery, Forts Lake

June 6
William Alan Croghan, Sr., US Navy Ret., 80, of Pascagoula passed away June 6, 2010 at his home.
Machpelah Cemetery

Andrea Jayne English, 48, of Grand Bay, AL, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at an area hospital. Jayne grew up in Moss Point,MS, and graduated from Moss Point High School. Preceded in death by her father, Theodore Herring of Moss Point.
Mobile Memorial Gardens, Mobile County, AL

June 7
James Michael "Mike" Albritton, 53, of Pascagoula, MS passed away June 7, 2010. Preceded in death by his father, James C. Albritton and his mother, Patricia Albritton of Moss Point. Mike donated his body to the University of Mississippi Medical Center to be used for medical research. A memorial service will be held from Church On the Rock in Pascagoula with Jerry Jacobson officiating.

Miles H. Brewer, 74, of Lucedale, George County, MS died June 7, 2010. Service: First Pentecostal Church, Helena, Jackson County,MS.

Toni Jo Diaz, 56, passed away at Ocean Springs Nursing Center on June 7, 2010. She was born in Butte, MT. Preceded in death by her parents, Charles A. Diaz, Jr. and Carlene Diaz; nephew, Brian Wilson and a brother in law Darrell Wilson.

June 8
Barbara Bennett, 83,. of Gautier. passed away June 8, 2010 in Moss Point, MS. She was born February 5, 1927 in Longmont, Colorado to the late Stanley and Ruby Lloyd. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Bennett.
Biloxi National Cemetery

Frank L. Verner, 83, known to all as "Capt Frank" passed away June 8, 2010 at his home. He spent 40 years at sea commanding small vessels to ocean going cargo and passenger vessels. His ship was toured by President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Roslyn while in port in Africa. In WWII he served in the Army and then in the Merchant Marines carrying troops and supplies all over the world. Born
in Ocean Springs to Thomas Eugene Verner and Anne Buehler Verner, he was raised by his grandmother affectionately called "Mom". He is preceded in death by his precious wife of 51 years, Jewel Verner.
Biloxi National Cemetery

June 9
Iva Dell Coleman, 87, of Pascagoula and formerly of Stoneville, NC passed away June 9, 2010 in Moss Point. She was born June 12, 1922 in Ayersville, NC. She was a member of Spencer Baptist Church in Pascagoula. Preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Mason Coleman; one brother and one sister. Memorial Service will follow in the funeral home chapel with her grandson, Rev. David Thomas officiating.
Mountainview Cemetery, Ridgeway, VA, next to her husband

Mr. Bobby G. Mooney, 81, of Pascagoula, MS passed away June 9, 2010 in Ocean Springs, MS. He was born September 9, 1928 in Collins, MS. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Katherine Mooney and sister, Billie (Lonnie) Wells.
Serene Memorial Gardens

Vera Seymour Ramsay, died June 9, 2010 in Latimer, MS. Mrs. Ramsay was born in 1918 in the St. Martin Community. Preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Elvin Oscar Ramsay; father & mother, Wilmer and Alena Seymour; sister, Mae Necaise; brothers, Ervin, Harvey, Orey, Arthur, Julius and Chester Seymour. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in D'Iberville.
Biloxi National Cemetery

June 10
Robert L. Armagost, a resident of Grand Bay, AL; born on December 6, 1929 in Petrolia, PA, died June 10, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. Preceded in death by his parents, Willis Armagost and LaVonna Campell Armagost; an infant sister, his son Kim B. Armagost, father-in-law Herbert Schmidt.

Mr. Bobby Lee "Shorty" Jones, 77, of Escatawpa, passed away June 10, 2010 in Pascagoula. He was born in Tuscaloosa, AL. Preceded in death by his wife, Alice Maxine Jones and his parents, William H. and Thelma R. Jones.
Machpelah Cemetery

Dr. William "Bill" Lyddon, of Ocean Springs, died June 10, 2010. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Anna and Victor Novak of Denver, CO, and Marjorie Lyddon of Buffalo, NY; aunts and uncles Estelle and Andy Bielanowski of Fresno, CA, and AL, Novak of Utah.

June 11
Ruth (Newport) Carlisle (1908-2010) age 102. Carlisle, a Coast resident for the last 15 years, was a retired Southern Baptist Missionary who served in Uruguay for 30 years along with her minister husband, the late Robert Lee Carlisle Jr. The Carlisles founded the Uruguayan Baptist Theological Seminary there. Married for nearly 50 years, Rev. Carlisle died in the late 1970's.

Mr. Matthew Lane, Jr., 47, of Gautier died June 11, 2010.

Ms. Gloria J. (Gee Gee) Worthy, 46, formerly of Moss Point, died June 11, 2010 at University Medical Center in Jackson, Ms.Visitation: Beck Funeral Home in Louisville, MS. Home going Celebration will be at Mount Calvary MBC in Louisville, MS.

June 12
Keith Evans, 34, Bell, FL, died June 12, 2010 at his residence in Bell, FL. Keith was born in Pascagoula, MS, to his parents William and Nancy Darden. He moved to Bell, FL one and a half years ago from Ocala, FL. Funeral Services at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Richard E. Flores, born in San Antonio, TX, died on June 9, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. Preceded in death by his father, Espirio and mother, Olivia Flores of Brownsville, TX. In 1983, he brought the drill rig "Seabee" for Chiles Co. to Mobile Bay, AL as project manager. In the late '80's, he brought the rigs to Pascagoula for repair. In 1991 when he became one of the co-founders of "Seaman's Cove Restaurant".

Lynda Holton Crakes, 76, born in South Haven, MI, the daughter of the late Horace and Francis Holton. She was the widow of Joe Crakes. She was a resident of Vancleave, June 12, 2010 in Biloxi. Preceded in death by her parents and her husband. A memorial service at Temple Baptist Church, 1860 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi.

June 13
Gloria Geraldine "Jerry" Bosarge, 80, a resident of Pascagoula passed away June 13, 2010. She was born October 25, 1929 in Carriere,MS, the oldest daughter of the late Buford Carl and Vivian Ionne Spiers. Preceded in death by her parents, Buford Carl and Vivian Lonne Spiers; her husband, Morris Roy Bosarge, Jr.; her brothers William Spiers and John Harvey Spiers; and her sister, Patsy
Spiers.
Machpelah Cemetery

Mr. Francis E. Dailey Sr., 77 of Gautier, MS passed away June 13, 2010 at home. He was born in Moss Point, MS to the late John and Lola Dailey. Preceded in death by his wife, Glenda; a brother, John Forest Dailey Jr.; sister, Vivian Deloris "Dell" Helton; a grandchild, Michael Meldren; great-grandchild, Rainey Dunn. Memorial Service: Martin Bluff Baptist Church, Gautier.

Martin Francis Fitzgerald, Sr., 76, passed away June 13, 2010; born in Weymouth, Mass. Marty's flair for the theatrical was expressed through his decades-long association with local theaters such as the Walter Anderson Players, the Biloxi Little Theatre
and Bay St. Louis Theatre as an actor and director. The plays he participated in were too numerous to count; his contributions too significant to measure. Marty's professional, comedic and theatrical acumen were all fed by his eye for art. Preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Mildred Fitzgerald of Weymouth, MA. He is survived by his wife, and four stepchildren; all of Ocean Springs,
MS; four children; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Faye Blossom Svensson, 85, passed away June 13, 2010 in Pascagoula; born on December 3, 1924 in Utila, Bay Islands, Republic of Honduras to the late Raymond Whitefield and Sylvia Bush Whitefield. Preceded in death by her husband, Sven J. Svensson; parents, Raymond L. Whitefield and Sylvia M. Whitefiled; brother, D. Raymond Whitefield and sister, Edna D. Hill.
Jackson County Memorial

June 14
Brian Ward Anderson, 54, of Pascagoula, MS died June 14, 2010 in Grand Bay, AL. Born in Belvidere, IL. Preceded in death by his father, Robert Anderson.

James Lindsey Harris, 15, of Vancleave, Jackson County, MS passed away June 14, 2010 in Mobile, AL. James was born in Meridian, MS. James was a student at Vancleave High School. Preceded in death by his grandfather, Jimmy Max Munn. Serene Memorial

Gregory E. Holmes, 49, of Ocean Springs, MS, died June 14, 2010, in Ocean Springs. Preceded in death by his father, Buddy Holmes.
Pinecrest Cemetery

Mrs. Clytee "Tee" Nations, 74, of Escatawpa, MS; passed away June 14, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. Clytee was born in Walthall County MS. Preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Evia Boyd; her brothers, Gaylon Boyd, Carl Boyd and her sisters, Christine Thames, Vera Mason, and Paulette Miller.
Serene Memorial Gardens

June 15
Mrs. Carrie Orso Garner Elder, 89, of the Franklin Creek Community, died June 15, 2010 at her home. She was born May 5, 1921 in Citronelle, AL. Carrie was homemaker and charter member of Franklin Creek Baptist Church where she remained active until health prevented her. Preceded in death by her parents, James and Cornelia Lambert Orso; two husbands, James Garner and Hollis Elder; step-daughter, Barbara Elder Donovan and step-great grandson, Ray Ruiz. Visitation: Franklin Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services
from the church sanctuary with Rev. John Pemberton officiating assisted by Rev. Robert Spicer. W.R. Clark Memorial Cemetery, Forts Lake

Donald Foster, 87, of Ocean Springs, MS died June 15, 2010. Preceded in death by his parents, sister and son, John Lowell Foster.
Biloxi National Cemetery

Mrs. Eloise Doswell Holden, 80, of Vancleave, MS passed away June 15,2010 at home. Mrs. Holden was a member of First Baptist Church of Vancleave. She was born July 19, 1929 in Marianna, Florida to her parents David Hunter and Julia Augusta Rodgers Doswell. Preceded in death by her husband of 60 years S. T. Holden; sons Ted and Darren Holden and daughter Connie Holden and sisters Myrtice
Spillers, Edna Lokey, Bessie Kiker and Doris McArthur. Funeral service at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church. Burial will be in thechurch cemetery. Rev. Robbie Murden and Elder JoAnn Lutes will preside.

Henry Clarence Miller Sr., 86, of Ocean Springs, MS, passed away in Covington, GA on June 15, 2010. preceded in death by his father, mother, sister Lois Davis of Ocean Springs and his wife, Melbaleen Howell Miller. A memorial service was held on the beach in Ocean Springs.

June 20.
Gladys Olson Campbell Sadler, 95, of Oklahoma, formally of Pascagoula, MS, passed away at her home June 15, 2010. Mrs. Sadler was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi on October 17, 1914 to the late Walter F. and Lenora Olson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Beverly M. Campbell, Sr., her second husband, Frank Lee Sadler, one son, B. M. Campbell, Jr., two brothers, Paul and Walter "Buddy" Olson, and two sisters, Evelyn Olson Benton and Edith Olson Frederic.
Jackson County Memorial Park

June 16
Mrs. Virginia Etoile Brown Parker, 93, of Wade, MS, passed away June 16, 2010. Mrs. Parker was born December 1, 1916, in Agricola, Mississippi, the daughter of late Jennie and Frank Brown. On December 23, 1937, she married Robin C. Parker, in Harleston, MS. Preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She was a faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church for 72 years.
A homegoing celebration will be at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Johnny Crosby, Rev. Gill White and Rev. Brian Scott officiating.
Oakgrove Cemetery, Wade

June 17
Frank Kerbl, 98, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away June 17, 2010 in Ocean Springs. Frank was born in Germany and left in 1930 to come to the United States. A resident of Waveland, MS. He was a member of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church and St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Sebastian & Maria Kerbl;his son, Frank R. Kerbl; his brothers, Sebastian, Johan, & Josef
Kerbl, and his sisters, Maria, Franseca, & Anna Kerbl.

Mrs. Helen Margaret Grant Davies Pease, 80 of South Kingston, Rhode Island passed away June 17, 2010, while visiting friends and relatives in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi to the late Wilma and Julius Grant. Helen resided in South Kingston for over 25 years and had just recently relocated in Gautier, MS after the death of her husband, Norman Pease. She
was also preceded in death by her two sisters Georgine Grant Hudson (born Feb 19, 1927) of Pascagoula, MS and Marie Louise Grant Webb (born Sept. 29, 1934) of Pascagoula, MS. Services will be at Christ Lutheran Church, 3042 Pascagoula St.

Mrs. Goldye Lorraine Ferguson Potter Woodward, 64, of Vancleave, MS, died June 17, 2010.

June 18
Irvin Joseph Mitchell, 54, of Gautier, MS, passed away June 18, 2010 in Michigan.

Charles F. "Charlie O." Osterman, 79, of Ocean Springs, passed away Jun 18, 2010.

Betty La Jeune Swartz, died June 18, 2010, in Ocean Springs, MS. Preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents, John E. Wylie and Doris Johnson; and aunt and uncle, Ina and Floyd Engstrom.
Biloxi National Cemetery

June 19
Deborah Dorothy Phelps, Ocean Springs, MS, 59, passed away June 19, 2010, at home; born in Putnam, CT to Dorothy and Robert Tefft.

June 20 n/a

June 21
Michael Antone "Tony" Barial, 55, passed away June 21, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. Tony was born in Pascagoula, MS, to the late Ernest and Evelyn Barial, the sixth child in the family. Preceded in death by his parents, Ernest V. Barial, Sr. and Evelyn Wright Barial; a brother Ernest V. Barial, Jr. Funeral services at St Peter the Apostle Parish Life Center, 4102 N. Market St, Pascagoula, MS with Rev. Charles E. McMahon.

Rollie Emerson, Jr., 89, passed away June 21, 2010. Rollie was born on March 10, 1921 and had lived in Jackson and George Counties all of his life. Preceded in death by his parents, Rollie Emerson, Sr. and Virginia Ann Davis Emerson; his son, Robert Guy Jones, Jr.; brothers, Archie Emerson, Edger Emerson, Ivy Emerson; and sister, Myrtle Emerson. Funeral services from Hurley United Methodist
Church with Rev. Bobby Gibson and Rev. Ben Barlow officiating.
Davis Family Cemetery, Harleston, MS

Willie Ervin Kirkland, 72, of Pascagoula died June 21, 2010 in Pascagoula. He was born in Kemper County, MS to Clarence Levi and Audi Mae Jones Kirkland. Preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Lea Kirkland; a sister, Juanita Bosarge; his parents, Clarence Levi and Audi Mae Jones Kirkland. The Service to honor Mr. Kirkland's life will be held at Funeral Home in Pascagoula with Jerry
Hamilton officiating.
Jackson County Memorial Park

Johnny Mack Lucas, 58, of Moss Point, died June 21, 2010. Services: Shiloh Baptist Church, Moss Point.
Scranton Cemetery

Mrs. Lottie Brodnax Lynd, age 100, of Ocean Springs, MS, died June 21, 2010, in Ocean Springs. Mrs. Lynd was born in Bastrop, LA. Preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Ernest Lynd; parents, Newton Brodnax, Clara Brodnax-Hall and stepfather, Robert M. Hall; six brothers and three sisters.
Biloxi City Cemetery

Clyde M. Scott, 61, of Pelham, passed away June 21, 2010. A U.S. Marine Corp veteran, he was wounded in action during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart medal. Marty graduated from Moss Point High School. Preceded in death by his parents, Clyde Monroe Scott and Loyce Jean Cudd Scott.
Southern Heritage Cemetery, Pelham


June 22
Lillian Bernice "Bea" Allen, 87, of Ocean Springs, MS, passed away June 22, 2010, in Ocean Springs. She was born in Walker, LA. Preceded in death by her husband, Owen Green Allen; her parents, Robert Methvien and Evelyn Brown Methvien, and sister Wilhelmina Methvien Hinton.
Crestlawn Memorial Park

Raymond (Ray) Dale Collins, 43, of Ocean Springs, MS, died June 16, 2010 at his residence. Services will be held from Big Oak United Methodist Church with Rev. Lavelle Woodrick officiating. He was born in Manchester, NH. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Otis and Martha Collins of Wiley, CO, and Donald and Bonnie Jackson of DeKalb, MS.
Big Oak Cemetery, Moscow Community, Kemper County, MS

William Edward (Bill) Coakley, Jr. of Gautier, MS, 75, passed away June 22, 2010 in Pascagoula. Bill was born to William and Francis Coakley. Bill has a talent and heartfelt passion for helping those with addictions. He dedicated many years of his life as a Sponsor in Alcoholics Anonymous. He was very patient with those in need of his guidance and gave freely of his time, thus gaining a large
extended family. He was proud of and loved each and every one of them. Preceded in death by his father, William E. Coakley Sr.; his mother, Francis Coakley and a sister, Anna Louise Coakley.

Mrs. Mary "Diane" Rose Higginbotham, passed away June 22, 2010 in Ocean Springs, MS. Diane was born in Clinton, TN. to Zenith and Nava Lou Rose. She was a graduate of Biloxi High School class of 1969. Preceded in death by her father, Zenith Rose; grandparents, Charlie and Tempy Rose; Ira Jewel Dunaway and Lillie Dunaway. Her mother-in-law Jewell Higginbotham, brothers-in-law, Johnny and Scott Higginbotham. Grandparents -in-law Nelson (Edna) Higginbotham, Ada Mims.
Biloxi City Cemetery

June 23
Clara Dalton, 91, of Pascagoula passed away June 23, 2010 in Pascagoula, MS. Mrs. Clara was born November 27, 1918 in Lucedale, MS
to the late Richard and Clara Tanner. She was a member of Eastlawn Baptist Church, Wives of Submarine Veterans WWII, Jackson County Gem and Mineral Organization, Red Cross Volunteer, and Voters Registration Poll worker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband; Marcus B. Dalton, retired Lt.Cmdr; a daughter, Ethel M. Garrett; siblings, Elverda Broun, Richard Douglas Tanner,
and Herbert W. Tanner.
Crestlawn Memorial Park

Mrs. Ginger Schreffler Mitchell, 65, a resident of Gautier, MS, died June 23, 2010, in Ocean Springs. Ginger was born in Houston, TX. Preceded in death by her parents, Major John M. Schreffler and Lois Schreffler.
Crestlawn Memorial

Carole Denise M. Stuart, 34, of Biloxi, Miss. Died June 23, 2010. She was born in Pascagoula.

Mrs. Karen Kay Stinson, 57, of Wade, MS passed away June 23, 2010 at home. She was born in Pascagoula. Preceded in death by her parents, Howard William Hudson Sr. and Rita Ruth Toups.
Serene Memorial

Louis C. Villalpando, 80, of Biloxi, passed away June 23, 2010. Service: Our Lady of Fatima.

Mrs. Beverly R. William, 49, resident of Moss Point, passed away June 23, 2010. Glen Wood, 82, of Ocean Springs, MS., died June 23, 2010 in Ocean Springs. Preceded in death by his wife, Frances Wood; son, Robert
Wood and brother, Russell Wood.
Belle Fountain Baptist Church Cemetery

June 24
J. D. Cutrern, a native of Holden, LA, and a resident of Mobile, and long-time resident of Pascagoula, MS, died June 24, 2010. He was a member of Moffett Road Baptist Church, where his son, Dr. Terry Cutrer is pastor. While living in Pascagoula, he owned Gulf Motor Company. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church, Pascagoula, MS and served on the Board of Trustees at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth.
Jackson County Memorial Gardens

Gwendolyn "Sissy" Lambert, 38, a native of Pascagoula, MS and a longtime resident of Grand Bay, AL died on June 24, 2010.
Serenity Mem. Gardens

June 25
Toni Melissa Crosby, 38, of Big Point died June 25, 2010 in Pascagoula. Toni was born in George County, MS and has been a life-long resident of this area. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sherman Havard and Rose Havard; 5 brothers and one sister. Interment will be in Hurley, MS

June 26 Robbie Mae Couch, 74, of Moss Point passed June 26, 2010 in Pascagoula. She was born December 20, 1935 in Clarksdale, MS. Preceded in death by her mother, Willie Mae Mullican Grogan.
Griffin Cemetery

June 27
Elvin Andrew Asher, 90, of Ocean Springs, MS died June 27, 2010 in Ocean Springs. Mr. Asher was a native of Mississippi City and spent all his life on the Coast. Preceded in death by his wife, Helena Lind Asher; sons, Elvin Asher, Jr. and Michael Asher; parents, Andrew T. and Corinne Ladner Asher; sisters, Edna Hill and Isabelle Jolly. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Alphonsus Catholic.
Crestlawn Memorial Park

Jackson E. "Jackie" Culpepper, Sr., 68, died June 27, 2010 in Ocean Springs, MS. He was born February 16, 1942 in Moss Point. He was a faithful member of New Life Church in Orange Grove. Preceded in death by his parents, Horace & Nola Mae Martin Culpepper; brother, Jimmie Culpepper, and a nephew, Scott Johnson.Funeral services: New Life Church in Orange Grove with Rev. Lavoy Hart officiating.
Orange Grove Cemetery, east Jackson County, MS

Tom Thuan Nguyen, 72, of Ocean Springs, MS died June 27, 2010. A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church.
Crestlawn Mem. Park

June 28
Oliver "Clayton" Hunnings, of Pascagoula, Mississippi passed away June 28, 2010 in Pascagoula. He was born in Beaufort, North Carolina, and moved to Pascagoula in 1958. Mr. Hunnings was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Pearl Hunnings, of Beaufort, NC; and his son, David Clayton Hunnings. Mass of Christian burial will be at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church inPascagoula.
Jackson County Memorial Park

June 29
Willie James Johnson, 65, of Pascagoula died Jun 29, 2110. Svc: Christian Love COTLG, Moss Point.
Scranton Cemetery

Loree' Virginia Fondern Jones Myers, 92, of Ocean Springs passed away June 29, 2010 in Ocean Springs. She was born on July 20, 1918.Preceded in death by her parents, Stanford S. Fondren and Ophelia Humphreys Fondren and her sister, Hilda Fondren. Visitation at St.Pierre's Episcopal Church in Gautier. Funeral services will be held at 11:00a.m. with Father Hunter Isaacs officiating.
Biloxi National Cemetery

June 30
Rubin Ashford, 46, of Moss Point departed this life June 30, 2010 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Funeral Services: New Light Baptist Church Family Life Center, Vancleave.
Cedar Grove Cem., Vancleave, MS

Peggy Ann Kelley Holloman, 56, of Helena, died June 30, 2010, in Helena, MS Preceded in death by her father, Thomas Kelley; great grandmother, Winnie Butler; and her husband, Lewis Edward Holloman. Funeral service will be at Helena Presbyterian Church, HelenaCommunity.
Evergreen Cemetery in Helena

Terry Jerome Laster, born in Gautier, MS, on December 25, 1957, died June 30, 2010, in Ocean Springs. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Margaret and Charles Laster; his father, Richard McDaniel and an aunt, Margaret I. Davis. Funeral services at St.Stephen United Methodist Church, Gautier, MS.
Scranton Cemetery

Lorraine A. Smith, born in Jackson County, MS to Gladys Cox Polk and the late Oscar W. Anderson. Preceded in death by her spouse, Corinthian Smith; her daughter, Sandra Smith, two Brothers, Joseph Polk and Frank Ragler; grandmother, Viola Hugs; grand-father,James (Annie Bell) Anderson; great-grandparents James (Cecelia) Cox, and aunt, Brunetta Anderson. Funeral Services at First Missionary Baptist Church 4600 Main Street Moss Point, MS with Thomas Marx lll officiating.
St. Paul Cemetery, Moss Point, MS

Donald Ray Waltman, Sr., 44, of Vancleave, died June 30, 2010.
Vancleave Holiness Cemetery

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