In Memoriam

O.C. Barham
August 21, 1934 - June 17, 2020

Mr. Barham, age 85, of Meridian, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. O.C was the founder and former owner of O.C. Barham Funeral Homes. He was a long time member of 15th Avenue Baptist Church, an active member of the Gideons International, and the Meridian Exchange Club. O.C. served for 40 years as a Commissioner of Region 5 Housing Authority. O.C. loved watching races at Whynot Raceway and also enjoyed hunting and fishing.


Mrs. Kathryn "Betty" Rosson
June 5, 1934 - November 7, 2019

Kathryn Elizabeth “Betty” Campbell Rosson, 85, died Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Highland Home in Ridgeland, MS. The funeral service will be Monday, November 11, 2019, at 11:00 at Madison United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Genesse and Rev. Linda Rickman officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:30 at the church. A graveside service will follow at Mizpah Cemetery in Durant, MS. Chancellor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Bowles Mortimer
May 23, 1957 - June 19, 2019

Robert Bowles Mortimer Sr., 62, of Greenville, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville of heart and respiratory failure. This was a sudden and unexpected event, he fought hard throughout the night and was surrounded by his family until the end. On May 23rd, 1957, the number one song on the radio was "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley. Also on that day, Bob was born in Greenwood - Leflore Hospital, the third child of Gladstone Byrd Mortimer, Sr. and Thelma Kilpatrick Mortimer. 

Brett Brewster
February 9, 1978 - January 20, 2019

Jonathan Brett Brewster, 40, of Iuka, MS, died Sunday, January 20, 2019, at his residence. Brett was a member of the Iuka United Methodist Church. He was employed as vice-president, funeral director, and insurance agent at his family business, Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka. He began his career in the funeral industry in 2004 and graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in funeral service technology in 2005, where he was named student of the year. 

Daniel "Capt. Dan" Lemoine
August 26, 1946 - June 19, 2018

Family and friends; Priests and Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church were invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2621 Colonial Blvd, Violet, LA, on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 1:30 P.M. Interment, Private. Visitation was held at 10:30 A.M. IN THE CHURCH. Family and friends were invited for a gathering following at his daughter's home.
Plants preferred or donations to St. Bernard Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, 1210.
 Betty Healy
June 15, 2018

Mrs. Healy's funeral service was held on Monday, June 18, 2018, at 4:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Madison Chapel. The celebration of her life will continue to  Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Cockrell Funeral Home in Macon, MS. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. Cockrell Funeral has is entrusted with arrangements. 
Betty Ruth Hankins Pounders
May 29, 1933 - February 3, 2018


Visitation will be Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS.  A funeral service will be Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, MS with Bro. Steve Lammons officiating.  Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Columbus, MS with Lowndes Funeral Home directing.

Clayton Malone
July 15, 1935 - November 15, 2017

Graveside funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, at Oakwood Cemetery in Winona, with burial following. Mr. Curtis Burton will officiate the service. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 18, from 5 until 7 p.m., and on Sunday, November 19, from 1:30 until 2:45 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona.

James Hardy "Jimmy" McMorris
October 10, 2017

Visitation for Jimmy will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 10:30 am-2:00 pm at Riverwood Family Service starting at 2:00 pm at Riverwood Family Interment will be at Rushing Cemetery in Tylertown.

David Cushman Kelleher
March 6, 1950 - September 2, 2017

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017, from 5 pm until 8 pm and will continue at 10 am Wednesday, September 6, until services at 11 am. The visitation and funeral will be held at Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb. Dr. David Millican and Rev. Bob Lynch will officiate. Graveside service to follow at Hollywood Cemetery. 

Terry Waters Gentry
August 23, 2017

Terry Waters Gentry 56, passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church in Baldwyn with Bro. Stanley Huddleston, Bro. Kenneth Corley and Mr. Bubba Lang officiating. Burial will be in Baldwyn City Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be at First Baptist Church in Baldwyn Friday afternoon 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. 

Paul N. Nielsen Jr.
July 20, 1923 - August 12, 2017

Visitation will be at Parkway Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, in Ridgeland, MS on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. with the funeral service to be at 11:00 am with Tom Washburn officiating. Interment will be in Parkway Memorial Gardens.

Margaret Ann McCully Jones
October 15, 1944 - August 4, 2017

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Richton, for Mrs. Margaret
Ann McCully Jones, age 72, of Richton who died on August 4, 2017. Visitation will be held from 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017, at Jones & Son Funeral Home in Richton.


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