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Lakewood Memorial Parks & Funeral Homes

Lakewood Memorial Parks & Funeral Homes are Jackson's premier funeral home/memorial park combinations. With funeral homes and cemeteries located on both Clinton Blvd. and McCluer Road, families throughout Jackson are able to plan all services from one location. This not only means added convenience and simplicity when planning final arrangements, but lower costs as well. The caring staffs at both Lakewood locations are always on hand to offer assistance and answer any questions you may have. At Lakewood Memorial Parks & Funeral Homes, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who would like to plan ahead, we offer The Simplicity Plan ® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. LAKEWOOD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home, constructed in 2002, is located amidst the magnolias and live oaks across from Lakewood Memorial Park. The funeral home has more than 8,400 square feet of space with an additional 2,400 square feet of outside, sheltered areas for families' convenience. Three large visitation rooms and a lounge with a covered patio area contribute to the amenities of this lovely structure. Lakewood also offers a secure, well-lit parking area. One of the most unique features of this state-of-the-art facility is its interdenominational chapel that contains a beautiful stained-glass window with a �Tree of Life� theme. This window, which measures 14 x17 feet, was removed from the old funeral home, repaired and placed in the new chapel. Stained-glass windows from the former building were placed in the structure as well. LAKEWOOD MEMORIAL PARK A profound serenity embraces those who visit Lakewood Memorial Park . Since its founding in 1927, families of the Jackson community have embraced Lakewood as one of the area's finest and most beautiful resting places. Tradition echoes throughout the park's emerald lawns and gardens. Sparkling lakes offer Lakewood visitors a quiet haven for reflection and remembrance. Lakewood offers traditional ground burial, lawn crypts, mausoleum entombment, as well as options for those who choose cremation. The Garden of Peace lawn garden area offers families economical memorialization choices of everlasting beauty and charm. Graceful sculptures and rich landscapes adorn the walkways of the Garden of Peace. The Chapel of the Lake Mausoleum is an elegant, yet affordable, option for families considering mausoleum entombment. This magnificent mausoleum is convenient to parking and boasts a hillside setting overlooking a lovely lake below. LAKEWOOD SOUTH MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Since 1997, the families of South Jackson have been able to experience the convenience of all services in one location with the addition of Lakewood South Memorial Funeral Home, located on the grounds of Lakewood Memorial Park South. Constructed in a Southern colonial style, the funeral home features a covered drive and an ample, well-lit parking area. Inside, you will find traditional furnishings accented with a rich mixture of textures and jewel-toned colors. Two visitation rooms are available to families, but can be turned into one room for large gatherings. An inspirational chapel, refreshment area, selection room and arrangement offices are also available. LAKEWOOD MEMORIAL PARK SOUTH Lakewood Memorial Park South is a 50-acre park conveniently located on McCluer Road. Lakewood South offers the same options as Lakewood Memorial Park and continues to serve one of Jackson's most populous areas.


Our Obituaries

Betty Clark Vaughan

December 12, 1928 - February 26, 2015

Betty Clark Vaughan, of Clinton, MS, age 86, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 4:00 at Lakewood Memorial in Jackson and the service will be Monday afternoon at 1:00 at Alta Woods Baptist Church in Jackson. The family will receive friends on Monday, one hour prior to the service.Betty was born in McComb, MS on December 12, 1928. She...
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Charlotte H. Lindsay

August 5, 1938 - February 23, 2015

Mrs. Charlotte Hamilton Lindsay, 76, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation will be held from 9-11 AM on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Lakewood South Funeral Home, McClure Rd. Funeral services will begin at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Mrs. Lindsay was born on August 5, 1938 to the...
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Samuel Houston Wages

May 27, 1932 - February 20, 2015

Samuel Wages was born on May 27, 1932 in Union County, MS. He retired from the Army and worked at Methodist Rehab for 23 years. He was a loving husband and father. He had a wonderful gift for gab and never met a stranger. Samuel leaves behind his wife, Elsie Wages; four children, Sammy (Linda), Charlotte Wages, Sam "Buddy" (Donna) and Dianne Puckett' one step son, CJ Richards ...
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Billy Dan Tucker

May 28, 1941 - February 19, 2015

Billy D. Tucker was born in Jackson, MS on May 28, 1941 and went to be with the Lord on February 19, 2015 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. He was preceded in death by his wife Bettye Ray Tucker. He is survived by his children, Carla Moyer and husband Neil Moyer of Diamondhead, MS; Renee Ploughman of San Antonio, TX; Terry Miller and wife Donna Miller of Blanco, TX; Al Miller and wife Leah...
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Jo Ann Gilmore

March 23, 1942 - February 18, 2015

Mrs. Jo Ann Gilmore, 72, passed away on Wednesday February 18, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12 noon with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Gilmore is preceded in death by a son, Alex Gilmore; parents, Lemme Lambert and Beatrice Kyzar Lambert; and 5...
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Shirley Jane Kelly

November 28, 1950 - February 15, 2015

Jane Kelly, 64, passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at St. Dominic Hospital. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Kelly was born on November 28, 1950 to the late,...
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Marianne L. McKinnon

October 4, 1928 - February 15, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Robert M. Guyse

August 31, 1915 - February 10, 2015

Robert Moses Guyse, departed this life on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Billdora Senior Care in Tylertown, MS. Mr. Guyse was born in Forest, MS on August 31, 1915 to the late Billy Guyse and Carrie Johnson Guyse. His education began at Scott County Training School in Forest, MS. He continued his education at Alcorn University, then transferred to the University of Illinois where he received a...
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Robert McCormack

February 7, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Willa Dean Hughey

March 6, 1932 - February 5, 2015

Mrs. Willa Dean Hughey, age 82, of Clinton passed away on February 5, 2015 at Clinton Healthcare in Clinton, MS. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 9, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Blvd in Jackson. A graveside service will follow visitation at 12:00 pm at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson.Willa was born in MS to the late Earl Hodges and Rosie Hill. She was...
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Margaret Alma May

January 26, 1923 - February 4, 2015

Margaret Alma Jordan May was born in Souwilpa, Alabama to Jesse Zack Jordan and Rosalie Singley Jordan. She went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Sulphur, Louisiana.She finished High School at South Choctaw High School in Silas, Alabama and graduated from Draughon’s Business College in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduation she worked as Probate Clerk in Butler,...
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James F. Perry

February 8, 1919 - February 4, 2015

Mr. James Franklin Perry, Jr, 95, passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Select Specialty Hospital. Visitation will be held from 11 AM until 1 PM on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 1 PM on Friday at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Perry was born in Greenwood, MS on February 8, 1919 to the late, James and Ruth Hansel Perry. He attended...
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Marjorie Burns

December 23, 1916 - February 4, 2015

Marjorie Ethridge Jones Burns, 98, of Arkadelphia, AR, formerly of Jackson and Clarksdale, Mississippi, passed away on February 4th in Arkadelphia. She was born December 23, 1916, in Schlater, Mississippi to Annie Nichols and William Emmett Ethridge. She was preceded in death by husbands, John Paul Jones and William Leon Burns, her parents, four sisters, two brothers and her grandson, Jack Wade...
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Frances Longino Fleming

October 8, 1932 - February 4, 2015

Frances Leona Fleming lived in Madison, MS.She attended Nursing School in Chicago, IL and enjoyed nursing until the age of 74.She sang in the Choir at Twin Lakes Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernie and Reber Longino; brother, Glenford Longino; husband, Thomas Fleming; sister, Shirley Chapman; her brother in law, Jimmy Chapman. Survivors include her daughter, Denise...
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Lonnie Mae Baggett Russell

January 23, 1937 - February 3, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Jennifer Little Dabney

January 28, 1956 - February 1, 2015

Jennifer Ann was born in Houston, TX to Dorothea Wayman and the late Howard Wayman. She gave her life to the Lord Jesus at the age of 12. Jennifer loved Jesus with all her heart. She had a huge servant’s heart. She loved serving Jesus in the nursery, taking care of all His little ones. She loved making baby afghans for newborns. She loved playing the piano singing praises to Jesus. She...
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William Hugh Smith

April 26, 1929 - January 28, 2015

Mr. William “Hugh” Smith, Jr., 85, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held from 9:30- 11:00 AM on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 11:00 AM with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. He had a lifelong career working with heavy...
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Clydell Y. Carr

August 19, 1915 - January 25, 2015

Mrs. Clydell Young Carr, 99, passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at St. Dominic’s. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 9:30-11:00 AM with funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Carr was born on August 19, 1915 to the late C.D. and Eula Mitchell Young. She...
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Clayton Gregory Hodge

March 18, 1930 - January 25, 2015

Master Sergeant (Ret) Clayton Gregory Hodge, Sr. was born in Jackson, Mississippi, March 18, 1930 to the late Jesse and Elsie Hodge, and was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, the late Norma Jean Hodge, and a son, Ronald Girard Hodge.After graduating fifth in his class from Lanier High School in 1948, Clayton enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served honorably for 24 years....
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Christene Daley Holden

August 12, 1923 - January 24, 2015

Mrs. Christene Daley Holden, 91, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Baptist. A funeral mass will be held at St. Therese Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Holden was born in Carson, MS on August 12, 1923 to the late William and Mary Burns Daley. She retired as a school crossing...
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Dewey Winfred Caffey

December 31, 1925 - January 24, 2015

D.W. Caffey, 89 - passed from this life at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland, MS on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Mr. Caffey was a member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Jackson, MS. He was a Mason and a member of Pearl Lodge. He was well known throughout the music community of Jackson and beyond having been a Piano Technician his entire adult life. He tuned and repaired pianos for many musicians...
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Lela T. Anderson

November 26, 1923 - January 22, 2015

Lela Turnage Anderson went to be with her Savior on January 22, 2015. She was born, November 26, 1923, in New Hebron, Mississippi to William and Lela Shivers Turnage. She spent all of her growing up years on a large property, which was farmed by her father. She loved roaming the woods, making mud pies, and had many fond memories playing under the trees at what her family affectionately called ...
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Marjorie Baldwin

November 4, 1923 - January 17, 2015

Mrs. Marjorie Greene Baldwin, 91, passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held from 2-3 PM on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home with a graveside service beginning at 3 PM at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Baldwin is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis P Baldwin; and parents, Broadus and Gladys Hardin Greene. She is...
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Milton Jordan Ferrell

April 10, 1927 - January 16, 2015

Milton Jordan Ferrell, Jr, 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 16, 2015 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. Visitation will be Monday, January 19, 2015, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6011 Clinton Blvd, Jackson, MS, followed by a “Celebration of Life” service at 11:00 am in the Lakewood Chapel. Interment will follow in the...
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Ada Harrell Hardy

July 21, 1930 - January 15, 2015

Ada Harrell Hardy of Clinton, MS, beloved wife,mother, sister, friend and teacher passed away on January 16, 2015 at Hospice Ministries. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ada Morris Harrell and two older brothers, Robert (Bob) and Lewis Harrell and nephew, Lewis F. Harrell, Jr.Survivors include her husband, Henry Wilson Hardy and son, Hank Hardy of Clinton; daughter, Mary...
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Janell R. Oswalt

May 15, 1919 - January 13, 2015

Mrs. Janell R. Oswalt, 95, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 1-2 PM with funeral services at 2 PM.  Interment will follow...
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Lyle Edward Crandall

May 7, 1934 - January 13, 2015

Lyle Crandall, 80, died peacefully surrounded by his family Tues., Jan. 13, 2015. He was a native of Rhinelander, Wisconsin and was the youngest of four siblings. Visitation will be held on Thurs., Jan. 15, 2015 at 10 am followed by a celebration of life at 11 am, Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home, Jackson, MS.Lyle was a wonderful man who loved God, his family and country. He was a product of the...
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Robert F. Cooper

October 19, 1913 - January 12, 2015

Robert Franklin Cooper, Jr., age 101, died Monday, January 12, 2015 in Memphis, TN. A native of Mississippi, he was born on October 19, 1913 in Ellisville, MS, grew up in Holly Springs, MS, and lived most of his life in Jackson, MS.Mr. Cooper graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, with a BA degree, was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and represented the fifth...
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Boncile Jones Harris

December 10, 1922 - January 11, 2015

Boncile Harris, 92, passed away Sunday morning , January 11, 2015. Visitation and funeral will be held on Saturday January 17th at Lakewood South Funeral Home, 430 McCluer Road, Jackson. Visitation at 1pm followed by funeral services at 2:30 pm.Boncile was born on December 10, 1922 in Opp, Alabama to William and Ada Jones.She married Clyde "Boots" Harris in 1940. Together they had 7...
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William Albert Easom

August 25, 1933 - January 11, 2015

William (Billy) A. Easom, Architect, went to live with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Bill (affectionately known as Doc) was 81 years of age and he lived his life doing what he loved most which ...
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Richard Lick

February 9, 1928 - January 11, 2015

Mr. Elvin Richard Lick, 86, of Jackson, MS died Sunday, 11 January 2015, in the Oasis Nursing in Yazoo City, MS, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.Mr. Lick was born 09 February 1928 to George Wesley Lick and Lucinda Flanagan Lick in Inverness, MS, and married the former, Miss Kathryn Hayles on 16 October 1947. He worked for Mississippi Power & Light Company and Entergy for 39...
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Dorothy L. Barker

June 18, 1920 - January 10, 2015

Mrs. Dorothy L. Barker, 94, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 15, 2014 at Lakewood Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.She ...
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Don Jordan

April 2, 1954 - January 8, 2015

Don Jordan, 60, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home, Clinton Blvd., from 1:00-3:00 PM with funeral services beginning at 3:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Jordan was a longtime member of First Baptist Church Clinton where he served as a deacon. He was a kind,...
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Janett Tannehill Loeb

August 25, 1939 - January 6, 2015

Janett Tannehill Loeb, 75, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in Crowley, La. Visitation will be held at Lakewood South Funeral Home (McClure Rd.) in Jackson, Ms. on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 9-11 am with the service immediately thereafter. Janett was born in Pascagoula, Ms. on August 25, 1939, the daughter of the late T.G. and Mable Hodges Tannehill, moving to Jackson, Ms. at a young...
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Grady Pettigrew

February 20, 1930 - January 6, 2015

Mr. Grady Pettigrew, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the MS State Veterans Home in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 10:00- 11:00am with the funeral service following at 11:00am in the chapel. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.Grady was born in Yazoo City, MS to the late David Pettigrew and Julia Gatewood. ...
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Jackie Partridge

February 27, 1928 - January 6, 2015

Jacquelin F. Partridge, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6000 Clinton Blvd., Jackson, MS from 12:00-2:00 PM with a celebration of life service beginning at 2 PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.Jackie was born in Jackson and graduated from Central High...
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Ray Meadows

March 3, 1926 - December 31, 2014

Ray Meadows, 88, passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. Visitation will be held at Lakewood South Funeral Home, McClure Rd, on Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 12-2 PM with funeral services beginning at 2 PM. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Mr. Meadows was born in Mize, MS on March 3, 1926 to the late, Dewey and Bertha Butler Meadows...
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James H. McMurtry

July 29, 1927 - December 27, 2014

James H. McMurtry, of Brandon, MS died on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at his home in the peaceful presence of his loving and loyal wife, Linda. He was known as “Mac” or “Mr. Mac” to most all who knew him.He was born July 29, 1927 in Wilkes-Barr, Pennsylvania, the second of four brothers. As a boy his family moved to central Tennessee where he later joined the Coast Guard...
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T.J. Boler

March 8, 1983 - December 25, 2014

Terry John “T. J.” Boler, Jr., age 31, passed away on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at his residence. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 29 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Blvd in Jackson. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm in the chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.T. J. was born on March 8, 1983 in Jackson, MS, the...
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Floyd E. Wise

May 21, 1931 - December 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Carolyn A. Grubbs

March 17, 1936 - December 24, 2014

Carolyn Ann Grubbs went home to be with the Lord on December 24, 2014. A memorial service was held Saturday, December 27th at 2p.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home in Clinton.Carolyn was born March 17, 1936 in Simpson County, Mississippi, to Lulu Weathersby Grubbs and Solomon M. Grubbs. Her brothers were Jake Grubbs, Earl Grubbs, Troy Grubbs, Shelby Grubbs and she leaves one surviving sister, Sue Herrin...
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Ava Grace Bell

November 12, 2014 - December 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Billy R. Stidham

March 23, 1935 - December 17, 2014

Mr. Billy Ray Stidham, 79, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at his home in Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, December 20 at Lakewood South Funeral Home on McCluer Rd with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Mr. Stidham was born in Flat Gap, VA on March 23, 1935 to the late Frank and Minnie Bolling Stidham. He...
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Walter K. Porter

December 23, 1923 - December 17, 2014

Dr. Walter K. Porter, Jr., 90, died December 17, 2014, in Madison. He was a native of Long Beach, Mississippi, and a resident of St. Catherine’s Village in Madison for 20 years. He retired as Professor Emeritus of Agronomy at Mississippi State University and Associate Director Emeritus of the Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station. He received his B.S. degree at Mississippi State and...
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Sue Butler Sullivan

December 21, 1925 - December 15, 2014

Mrs. Sue Butler Sullivan, 88, passed away on Monday, December 15, 2014 at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Byram. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Thursday, December 18 at Lakewood South Funeral Home on McCluer Rd. Funeral Services will be held on Friday in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park. Mrs. Sullivan is...
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Harold Lavelle Moss

February 11, 1933 - December 15, 2014

Harold Lavelle Moss, Sr. passed away December 15, at his home. He was born in Carthage, MS on February 11, 1933. After graduating from Carthage High School, he served in the United States Air Force for 4 years. While enlisted, he volunteered to go to Korea and was awarded expert rifleman and several other citations. While stationed at Carswell Air Force base in Fort Worth, Texas, he met and...
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Grace M. Weeks

May 7, 1923 - December 12, 2014

Grace Weeks, 91, of Clinton, MS went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 12, 2014. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson, MS. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm in the chapel with interment at Lakewood Memorial Park. Grace was born May 7, 1923 to Lola Brooks and B. Mike Weeks in Mathiston, MS. She was a graduate of Mathiston...
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Steve M. Quenneville

September 24, 1948 - December 11, 2014

Steve Quenneville, 66, born September 24, 1948 in Holyoke, MA to M.A. and Frances Quenneville, who predeceased him. He served in the U.S.A.F. from 68-72. Retired from Delta Air Lines in 2001. A resident of the Brandon area since 1993. Survivors include Mark & Kristy Quenneville, Craig & Kristi Quenneville and their mother, Norma Quenneville all of Brandon and Jan and Hugh Trussell...
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Emily G. Mullins

February 21, 1917 - December 11, 2014

Emily Giles Mullins, 97, passed away December 11, 2014. Visitation is at Lakewood Funeral Home on Sunday, December 14, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Monday December 15, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am in the chapel with interment to follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. Born February 21, 1917 to Dr. Robert E. and Mary Elizabeth Patton Giles in Tchula, MS, she...
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Norman Joseph Turk

March 12, 1927 - December 8, 2014

Mr. Norman Joseph Turk, Jr., age 87, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2014. Born on March 12, 1927 in Quincy, Massachusetts to Olive and Norman Turk, Norman is survived by his wife Marjorie (her four children and his own seven children from his first marriage). In birth order his surviving children and (Spouses) are Deborah Ellen Turk of Brandon, Peggy Turk Boyer & Rick of Tucson AZ ,...
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Fred A. Levins

July 8, 1930 - December 7, 2014

Fred Allen Levins, 84, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at his home in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 9 at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Blvd. from 4:00-7:00 PM. A graveside service will be held at Magee City Cemetery on Wednesday at 2:00 PM.Mr. Levins was born in Titus, Alabama on July 8, 1930 to the late Loyd Rawls and Irene Wood Levins. He served his country in...
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David A. Stinson

February 26, 1928 - December 7, 2014

Mr. David Stinson, age 86, of Terry, MS passed away on December 7, 2014 at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 10 at 11:00 am at Lakewood South Funeral Home on McCluer Road in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 9 from 5:00-7:00 pm and Wednesday, December 10 from 10:00-11:00 am at Lakewood South Funeral Home. Interment will...
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Sue M. Blocker

December 18, 1933 - December 7, 2014

Mrs. Sue M. Blocker, age 80, of Jackson passed away on December 7, 2014 at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 11from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Blvd in Jackson. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park.Sue M. Blocker was born...
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Thomas Hale Singletary

November 26, 1925 - December 4, 2014

Another of the great generation who saved the world from tyranny in World War II passed on peacefully to his reward on December 4, 2014, surrounded by his family. Thomas “Hale” Singletary, Jr. was born the elder of two children to Thomas Hale Singletary, Sr. and Alma May Singletary on November 26, 1925, and spent his childhood in Jackson, graduating from Central High School. When the...
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John Withrow Burris

November 3, 1930 - December 1, 2014

John Burris, 84, a man of God, went to be with our Savior on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 3 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Boulevard. A celebration of his life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 1:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at...
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Raymond L. Kolb

April 5, 1919 - December 1, 2014

Dr. Raymond Lowrey Kolb, Southern Baptist missionary to Brazil from 1944 to 1988, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior on December 1, 2014. Preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ann Cochran, of Dublin, GA, the couple dedicated their lives to bringing God’s message of salvation to the people of their beloved Brazil. A celebration of God’s love through these His...
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Marilyn J. Milstead

October 11, 1934 - November 27, 2014

Marilyn Jean (Hawkins) Milstead, age 80, was called home by her Lord on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014 at Point Lookout Nursing and Rehab in Branson, Missouri. A former resident of Clinton and Jackson, she was born on October 11, 1934 in Bolton, MS to the late Mary Etta (Gill)and Revis Lee Hawkins, Sr. She is survived by her brothers, Kendall Hawkins (Nancy) of Branson, MO and Revis Hawkins,...
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Loraine Shearer

June 29, 1934 - November 25, 2014

Mrs. Loraine M. Shearer, age 80, of Raymond, MS passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 pm and Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Raymond from 10:00-11:00 am. Services will follow at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church with burial at Palestine Cemetery in Raymond. Loraine...
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Florence L. Huse

January 23, 1937 - November 24, 2014

Florence L. Hard Huse, 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 24, 2014.The family will receive friend from 5 PM until 7 PM Friday, November 28, 2014 and beginning at 10 AM Saturday at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 11 AM Saturday in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Florence was born in Baytown, Texas to the late...
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Merlee Lockley Presley

March 15, 1916 - November 23, 2014

Mrs. Merlee Lockley Presley, age 98 Brandon, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at UMMC in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 11:00- 1:00PM with the funeral service following at 1:00pm in the chapel. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.Merlee was born in Union, MS to the late Daniel W. Lockley and Elizabeth Harrison...
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Charlotte F. Griffin

August 10, 1923 - November 21, 2014

Charlotte Floyd Griffin passed away Friday, November 21, 2014. She was born on August 10, 1923 in Union County, MS to the late G.W. and Daisey Wells Floyd. She was retired from Western Union.Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM with visitation from 11:00-1:00 prior to services.She is predeceased by her parents and husband Harold K. Griffin...
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Earl David Nichols

June 2, 1937 - November 18, 2014

Mr. Earl David Nichols, age 77, of Raymond, MS passed away on November 18, 2014 at UMMC in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 21 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Forest Hill Church of God of Prophecy and Saturday, November 22 from 10:00-11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home followed by interment at Lakewood Memorial Park.A...
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Arnold Minton

April 6, 1929 - November 18, 2014

Mr. Arnold “Mac” Minton, age 85, of Jackson, MS passed away on November 18, 2014 at Trinity Health & Rehab. Graveside services will be held Friday, November 21 at 11:00 am at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson with interment immediately following. A native of Copiah County, Arnold “Mac” Malcolm Minton was born on April 6, 1929 to the late Willie and Thelma Hargon Minton...
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Charles Bobo

March 21, 1941 - November 17, 2014

Charles Bobo, 73, a resident of Brookhaven, MS, passed away at 5 pm, Monday, November 17, 2014 following a lengthy illness. Charles was born March 21, 1941 in Lorman, MS to the late Lola Wroten and Howard Bobo. He was preceded in death by brothers Lavel and Gromer Bobo.Charles is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Prudence "Prue" Martin Bobo, two sons, Charles Martin “Marty...
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Lillie D. Korlath

February 2, 1927 - November 13, 2014

Our Mother, Lillie Dale Korlath, age 87, passed away on November 13, 2014 after a ten year battle with heart disease. In 1957 our father diedleaving her with three young children: Judy, Bill, and Sharon. At that time we were living in Glen Dale, WV. Mom, being a Mississippian, decided we should move back near her family. She functioned as our mother and father and always made due with the little...
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Peggy M. Perkins

January 16, 1924 - November 12, 2014

Mrs. Peggy M. Perkins, age 90, of Cedartown, GA formerly of Jackson, MS passed away on November 12, 2014. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 15 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home followed by funeral services at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Peggy Miles Perkins was born on January 16, 1924 in Greenwood, MS. She was one of eight daughters and...
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Thomas Gary Foley

December 15, 1952 - November 9, 2014

On November 9, 2014, at the age of 61, Thomas Gary Foley finished the race set before him and was gathered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Tom was born on December 15, 1952 in Wichita Falls, TX to Jack and Elizabeth Foley. He served in the Army for 3 years, served at Friends of Alcoholics for 9 years, and his final commission was a 15 month battle with brain cancer.His...
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Katherine F. Robbins

May 18, 1927 - November 8, 2014

Mrs. Katherine “Kit” Farmer Robbins passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 11 from 11:00 AM until 12 noon with a graveside service immediately following at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Robbins was born in Jackson on May 18, 1927 to the late John Ellis and Eula Mae Farmer. She was...
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Chris LaChappelle

June 6, 1925 - November 8, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Angie Walker Steadman

July 12, 1958 - November 6, 2014

Mrs. Angela “Angie” Walker Steadman, age 56, of Clinton passed away on November 6, 2014 at her home in Clinton, MS. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 10, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church Clinton with a memorial service beginning at 11:00 AM.A native of Morton, MS, Mrs. Steadman was born on July 12, 1958 to Ted G. and JoAnn Reeves Walker. Mrs....
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Mable Lucille Turner

May 3, 1919 - October 30, 2014

Mrs. Mable “Lucille” Turner, age 95, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 PM Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 3 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial...
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William Horace Hughes

September 3, 1920 - October 28, 2014

Mr. William “Horace” Hughes, 94, passed away on October 28, 2014. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 30 from 1:00-3:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm in the chapel followed by interment at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Hughes was born on September 3, 1920 in Smith County. He moved to Jackson after graduating from Polkville High School. He...
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Alice V. Holland

April 10, 1928 - October 27, 2014

This past week God gave a priceless blessing of time to say good-byes and “I love you” to our mother, Alice Luella VanLandingham Holland, whom he took to his side on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the age of 86. A longtime resident of Clinton, Alice and the love of her life, husband Thomas Grady Holland (deceased), lived and raised eight children, while taking in other children in need...
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Ida Mae Salley

December 28, 1929 - October 25, 2014

In the early morning of October 25, the angels of the Lord came and took Ida (Aunt Ida) to her eternal home at the age of 84. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Boulevard. Funeral services are at 2:00 pm in the chapel followed by interment at Lakewood Memorial Park.Aunt Ida was the most loving and caring person. She loved...
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Emma Katherine Bass

March 17, 1927 - October 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Abby Jones

July 2, 1916 - October 22, 2014

Abby Holcomb Jones of Clinton, MS passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at The Arbor in Ridgeland, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 11:30-1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Boulevard followed by a graveside service at 1:00 pm at Lakewood Memorial Park.Abby was born in Quitman, MS on July 2, 1916, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Edgar Holcomb. After...
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Helen Ellis Hawk

April 16, 1922 - October 18, 2014

Helen Hawk died Saturday October 18, 2014 at Transitions Hospice Care in Raleigh, North Carolina after a sustaining a broken hip. A grave site service will be held Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, MS.Mrs. Hawk was a native of Henrietta, Texas and a long time resident of Jackson and Clinton Mississippi. She worked 19 years in Hospital Administration (UMC)...
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Monteith Day Hanna

February 6, 1914 - October 15, 2014

Monteith Day Hanna, 100, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Lakewood Funeral Home 6011 Clinton Blvd, Jackson, MS with a celebration service immediately following at Lakewood Memorial Park. Monteith was born in Sontag, MS on February 6, 1914 to the late Robert and Christine Day. After graduating from Central...
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Edward Franklin McDonald

November 11, 1923 - October 12, 2014

Edward Franklin McDonald, 90, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Clinton. Visitation will be held today from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home and from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Wednesday at the church preceding the service. Interment will be in the Clinton...
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Emma K. Phillips

August 10, 1917 - October 11, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Janice Mitchell

June 10, 1932 - October 9, 2014

Janice Lillian Williams Mitchell passed away on October 9, 2014 of cancer. Mrs. Mitchell was born on June 10, 1932 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. She was a cheerleader at Ben Franklin High School in Carbondale where she met her husband, William S. Mitchell. The couple moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 1958. Mrs. Mitchell was a full-time mother and homemaker until 1970, when she began working at...
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Everett Nolen

November 19, 1929 - October 9, 2014

Mr. Everett “Doc” Nolen passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Ocean Springs Hospital. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 11:00-1:00. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel Saturday at 1:00 pm with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Doc was born on November 19, 1929 in New Orleans, LA to the late Everette...
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Maggie Tucker

July 19, 1926 - October 8, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Alma L. Keith

December 28, 1924 - October 7, 2014

Mrs. Alma L. Keith, age 89, of Clinton, MS passed away on October 7, 2014. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, with interment following at Lakewood Memorial Park. Our dear, precious, earthly mother, grandmother, sister and friend has gone to be with her Heavenly Father and...
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Jo Mitchell Barnett

December 12, 1935 - October 6, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Liz Ferguson

April 12, 1922 - October 5, 2014

Ms. Liz Ferguson, 92, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Silver Cross Nursing Home in Brookhaven. A graveside service was held at Lakewood Memorial Park on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:30 PM.She is preceded in death by parents, U.Z. and Mable Ferguson and brothers, Charles Hannah Ferguson and William Zeb Ferguson.Ms. Ferguson is survived by her sister-in-law, Mae Ferguson; niece, Adrian...
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John Buddy Jones

June 4, 1922 - October 5, 2014

John Buddy Jones, Sr. of Jackson, died in Hospice on October 5, 2014 at the age of 92. He was a WWII Veteran of the United States Army. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite of Free Masonery and a Wahabi Shriner. He retired from Delta Airlines after 36 years of service. He also loved to hunt and fish.Survivors are his son, John Buddy Jones, Jr.; granddaughter, Amy Lowery (Tony); great grandchild...
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Robert B. Hollingsworth

April 8, 1918 - October 3, 2014

Robert B. Hollingsworth, age 96, passed away on October 3, 2014. Visitation will be at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1:45 pm with graveside service to follow at 2:30 pm at Lakewood Memorial Park. Bob was born in 1918 in Rawls Springs, MS to the late T.M. Hollingsworth and Viola Collins. The “Love of his Life”, Gladys Jones Hollingsworth preceded him in...
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George Marvin Sansing

April 4, 1928 - October 1, 2014

Mr. George Marvin Sansing, Sr. died on October 1, 2104 after a short illness. Visitation will be 9:00-11:00 am on Saturday, October 4th at Lakewood Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery.George Marvin Sansing, Sr. was born April 4, 1928 in Leakesville, MS the middle of 5 children of James Earl and Cynthia...
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Rebecca Barnett

September 1, 1928 - October 1, 2014

Ms. Rebecca Barnett, age 86, of Jackson, MS passed away on October 1, 2014 at the Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm and Monday, October 6 from 10:00-11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 am with interment at Lakewood Memorial Park immediately following.Ms. Rebecca Barnett was born...
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Mildred MCCollough Rumfelt

July 26, 1923 - September 29, 2014

Mildred M. Rumfelt, 91, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014 at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper, AL. Visitation will be held from 1-2 PM on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Lakewood South Funeral Home with funeral services at 2 PM. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Mrs. Rumfelt was born in Jackson on July 26, 1923 to the late Curtis E. and Gladys McCollough. She was a...
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Sammy Gene Milner

January 19, 1948 - September 25, 2014

Mr. Sammy Milner, age 66, of Brandon, MS passed away on September 25, 2014 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 4:00 pm with interment at Lakewood Memorial Park immediately following. A native of Jackson, MS, Sammy Gene Milner was born on...
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Gary Stanford Buchanan

February 4, 1942 - September 24, 2014

Mr. Gary Buchanan, age 72, passed away on September 24, 2014 at his residence in Florence. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11:30-12:30 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday at 12:30 am in the chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mr. Gary Stanford Buchanan was born on February 4, 1942 in Morganton, Georgia. He was the son of...
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Frank Edward Crowder

January 14, 1928 - September 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Ethel M. Ross

January 1, 1925 - September 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Luther Brantley

November 27, 1941 - September 17, 2014

Mr. Luther Brantley, age 72, passed away on September 17, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 4:30-7:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home South and Monday, September 22 from 9:30-11:00 am. Funeral services will be Monday, September 22 at 11:00 am in the chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park South.Mr. Luther William...
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Christine Lambert

April 13, 1929 - September 16, 2014

Ms. Christine Lambert, age 85, passed away on September 16, 2014. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00-10:45 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 am in the chapel.Christine Garrard Lambert was born on April 13, 1929, the daughter of E. L. and Iva Mae Garrard. She is survived by her children, Ann Therrell (Steve), Stennis Garrard (Diane...
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Cindy McAlilly Jordan

December 17, 1958 - September 11, 2014

Mrs. Cynthia “Cindy” McAlilly Jordan, 55, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM Sunday, September 14 and from 9-10 AM Monday at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Blvd. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 AM Monday at Lakewood Memorial Park on Clinton Blvd. A celebration of life service will be held at 6...
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Mary Catherine Gray

December 20, 1937 - September 10, 2014

Mary Catherine Gray, 76 - died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 in Gulfport, MS. She was born in Flora, MS on Dec. 20, 1937 and was a longtime resident of Gulfport, MS.She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.Ms. Gray was preceded in death by her parents, Vera Alice Gill Hammack and Robert Clive Hammack, and one sister, Alice L. Koger.She is survived by two daughters, Selina Carol...
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William E. Hardy

November 21, 1926 - September 10, 2014

William E. Hardy Jr. passed away September 10, 2014 at the age of 87. Bill, as he was known by most, was born to Chester and William E. Hardy, Sr. in Memphis, TN and lived most of his life in Mississippi. Bill was preceded in death by Barbara Given, his loving wife of 64 years. He was a World War II Army veteran. He graduated from Raleigh (MS) High School, Mississippi College and Southwestern...
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