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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

Annie Newsom

August 16, 1929 - March 22, 2017

Annie Newsom, 87, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, AL. Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. She was born on August 16, 1929 to the late Frank and Laura Wolf Tribble. Before moving to Tuscaloosa, she was a faithful member of Celebrate...
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Doris Marie Hayes

January 3, 1929 - March 20, 2017

Mrs. Doris Hayes, 88 entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 20, 2017 at her home in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Doris was born in Ripley, TN. She lived in...
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Inez Karlak

March 2, 1918 - March 17, 2017

Inez Esther Fenton Karlak passed away peacefully on Friday, March 17th, 2017. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 21st from 5-7pm at Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 22nd at 11am at Lakewood Funeral Home and preceded by visitation at 10am. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Inez was born on March 2nd, 1918 in Baraboo, Wisconsin, weighing a mere...
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Eleanor T. Wesley

December 31, 1930 - March 16, 2017

Eleanor Tidwell Wesley, age 86, of Jackson, MS passed away peacefully Thursday, March 16, 2017.Eleanor was born on December 31, 1930 in Jackson, MS. She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Pearl (Elam) Tidwell. Her brother, the late Hugh H. Tidwell of New York City, preceded her in death.Eleanor was also preceded in death by Lera Maron “Wes” Wesley, her beloved husband of 43 years...
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Beatrice G. Curtis

October 7, 1917 - March 16, 2017

Beatrice Curtis died peacefully March 16, 2017 at the age of 99 surrounded by her family. She was born October 7, 1917 to Luther Manship Gordon and Beatrice Stone Gordon.She attended Central High School and graduated from Belhaven College. She married Leland B. Curtis II on November 27, 1938. They had three daughters, Karon Barker, Beatrice Sullivan, and Jan Sims, and one son, Leland B. Curtis...
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Bernice Love Magee

July 2, 1930 - March 13, 2017

Bernice Love Magee July 2, 1930- -March 13, 2017 Mrs. Bernice Love Magee, 86, passed away at home on Monday, March 13, 2017. Visitation will be at Lakewood South Funeral, 430 McCluer Rd, Jackson, MS on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with visitation one hour prior. Interment will...
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Glennie Polk Speed

May 14, 1921 - March 13, 2017

Mrs. Glennie Polk Speed, 95, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 3:00 PM with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Speed was born on May 14, 1921 in Shivers, MS to the late William and...
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Futrell Wise Fraiser

June 7, 1923 - March 13, 2017

Mrs. Futrell Wise Fraiser, 93, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at her home in Brandon, MS. Visitation will be held on March 15, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Fraiser was born in Choctaw county on June 7, 1923 to the late Frank and Anna Belle Wise. She was a faithful member of Lakeside Presbyterian...
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Mary Jones

September 7, 1928 - March 12, 2017

Mary Dale Jones, 88, transcended from this life to her heavenly home on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from her daughter’s home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Lakewood South Funeral Home, 430 McCluer Rd, Jackson, MS at 1:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.She was born September 7, 1928 in Okolona, MS. She...
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Nelda Mathis

November 1, 1939 - March 11, 2017

Nelda Mathis, 77, of Clinton died peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 11, 2017.Nelda was born in Clarks, Louisiana on November 1, 1939 to the late Artie Ray Morris and Mecom Malloy Fisher.Nelda cherished her time with family and friends. The Mathis home was a favorite gathering place for friends and extended family. The result of Nelda’s love for cooking was enjoyed by all that...
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Billie Hollingsworth

November 20, 1930 - March 10, 2017

Jean R. Hollingsworth, age 86, passed away on March 10, 2017. Visitation will be held on March 18, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 11:30 am in the funeral home chapel with graveside services to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Jean was born November 20, 1930 in Mendenhall, MS to Bill and Bess Walker Rogers. She was a 1949 graduate of...
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Gerald Tomasini

November 24, 1936 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Mary Elaine Baskin

September 7, 1928 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood South Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Euvonee Cole

November 10, 1920 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Mary Murrary Hutchison

January 9, 1924 - March 5, 2017

Mary M. Hutchison, 93 passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 12 Noon with visitation one hour prior. A graveside service will follow at Riverwood Cemetery in Brookhaven at 3:00 PM.Mrs. Hutchison was born on January 9, 1924, to the late Leonard and Mable Nunnery Murray of...
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Stephen Ray Ingram

March 10, 1976 - March 4, 2017

Stephen Ray Ingram, age 40, passed away on Saturday, March 4, at 3:35 pm at his family home at the Reservoir, Brandon, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Born in Jackson, MS, he was preceded in death by his dad, Trenton...
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Carl Wiener

March 5, 1938 - March 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Jack Earl Tharp

December 31, 1936 - February 27, 2017

Jack Earl Tharp, 80, passed from this earth on February 27, 2017. His final moments were peaceful, surrounded by his loving family as he transitioned to at last be reunited with his forever love, Gladys Nell Tharp. He is preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Rutland Tharp and his brother Don Tharp. He is survived by his son, Dr. Greg Tharp, wife Karen, his daughter, Penni Tharp Davis,...
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Jennifer Ann Stringer

December 11, 1977 - February 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Dorothy Dell Thornton

December 23, 1941 - February 21, 2017

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Sandra Bullock McFarland

December 17, 1946 - February 21, 2017

Sandra J. Bullock McFarland entered her eternal rest on the evening of February 21, 2017. Visitation will be held at Lakewood South Funeral Home, 430 McCluer Rd., on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5-8 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 2 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park. At age 70, she lived a vibrant...
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Bettye Kegley

September 27, 1926 - February 21, 2017

Bettye Jo Burton Kegley, 90, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Miss. Baptist Medical Center. She had 89 years and 10 months that were truly blessed, suffering a light stroke in the summer of 2016 from which she never fully recovered. Up until that stroke, she was still driving (but only in Clinton), cooking, doing light housework, and yard work (raking and bagging leaves and picking up...
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Ellen Chavers

November 7, 1920 - February 19, 2017

Ellen “Chris” Chavers of Jackson, Mississippi passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. Visitation will be held from 11:00 – 1:00 on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6011 Clinton Blvd. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park.She was born on November...
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Pauline H. Ragland

February 1, 1923 - February 17, 2017

Pauline Hart Ragland, 94, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother died peacefully in her sleep at Pleasant Hills Nursing Home where she lived for the past nine years. Granny Polly, as she was lovingly called by some, was one of seven children born to Edgar Clarence and Mamie McClellan Hart of Lincoln County, Mississippi.Mrs. Ragland was the mother of seven children. She ran a...
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Barbara Payne Virden

September 18, 1934 - February 17, 2017

Barbara Virden, 82, died Friday, February 17th in Hinsdale, Illinois, where she and her husband, John, continued to live after his retirement. Born in Crowville, LA, Mrs. Virden was the daughter of the late Sidney Lee Payne, Sr. and the late Roberta Hendricks Payne. She was a graduate of Central High School in Delhi, LA and Northeast Louisiana State College in Monroe, LA. She taught Physical...
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Vondell Burnett

November 18, 1927 - February 17, 2017

Mrs. Vondell Burnett, 89, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Copiah Living Center in Crystal Springs. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 1:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. A graveside service will be held on Monday at 3:30 PM at Pinegrove Cemetery in...
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Jeannette Lucille McCollough

February 11, 1924 - February 17, 2017

Mrs. Jeannette L McCollough, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 17, 2017 at her home in Florence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. McCollough was born in New Haven, CT on February 11, 1924 to the late Albert and Bessie Winch...
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Howard Carlton Lowther

August 22, 1955 - February 15, 2017

Howard Carlton Lowther, 61, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 AM followed by interment at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Lowther was born in West Point, MS on August 22, 1955 to the late Carlton Knox Lowther, Jr. and Norma...
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James B. Joyce

October 10, 1953 - February 14, 2017

James “Jim” Brandon Joyce departed this earth to be with the Lord on February 14, 2017 from his home in Clinton at the age of 63 after an extended illness. His unfailing faith and trust in the Lord Jesus never waned during his illness. Jim was born on October 10, 1953 in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from Fordyce High School in Fordyce, Arkansas. He proudly served his...
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Giles W. Crisler

July 14, 1922 - February 10, 2017

Born July 14, 1922, in Raymond, Mississippi, passed away at home at the age of 94, on February 10, 2017. He enjoyed a very full, fulfilled life of travel, sports, military and law enforcement service. Giles graduated Raymond High School in 1940 and served during World War II in the Pacific as a Platoon Sargent with the 31st Division (Dixie Division). Giles returned to the United States, attended...
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Gaylon E. Robinson

August 28, 1940 - February 9, 2017

Gaylon Robinson, Sr., 76, passed away on February 9, 2017.Mr. Robinson was employed at the Grocery Depot.Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Robinson. He is survived by his wife, Sari; daughters, Collin (Buddy) Mayfield; Leah (RJ) Ladley; son, Gaylon “Lonnie” Robinson, Jr.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made...
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Bessie Price

July 27, 1925 - February 8, 2017

Mrs. Bessie Mae Price, 91, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Brandon Nursing and Rehab Center. Visitation will be held at Lakewood South Funeral Home, 430 McCluer Rd, Jackson, MS on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM with funeral services to follow in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Mrs. Price was born on July 27, 1925 to the...
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Danny L. Prewitt

February 2, 1948 - February 8, 2017

Danny Prewitt, 69, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his home in Hazlehurst. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Prewitt was born on February 2, 1948 to the late Oscar and...
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John Richard Reed

July 19, 1929 - February 8, 2017

John Richard (Dick) Reed passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8, 2017at Briar Hill Nursing Home in Florence, Mississippi. Dick was born in Jackson, MS on July 19, 1929 to Arthur and Marie Reed. He was an outstanding athlete at Forest Hill High School, where he played football and baseball, excelling in both sports. But his first love was baseball. After high school, he played minor...
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Minnie Winstead Bethany

September 7, 1915 - February 7, 2017

Mrs. Minnie Mae Winstead Bethany, 101, of Flowery Branch, GA, formerly of Clinton, MS, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at Northeast Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home, Clinton Boulevard, Jackson, MS, Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.Mrs. Bethany was born in the Beat Line community in...
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Marjorie Wade Smith Bishop Thornell

February 25, 1931 - February 7, 2017

Marjorie Wade Smith Bishop Thornell, 85, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM with funeral services beginning at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Throughout her lifetime, Mrs. Thornell was church pianist at Emanuel Baptist in Cleveland,...
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June H. Coughlin

October 27, 1930 - February 6, 2017

June Arlene Hersey Coughlin, 86, of Clinton, MS left her mortal life surrounded by many of her loved ones on Monday, February 06, 2017. Visitation will be Thursday, February 09, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, February 10, 2017 from 11a.m.-12:00 p.m. with services to be held at 12:00 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home in Jackson, Mississippi...
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Tommie McMinn Hodge

August 8, 1920 - February 1, 2017

Mrs. Tommie McMinn Hodge, 96, of Clinton, MS naturally and peacefully went to be with our Lord on the morning of February 1, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.She lived a long, happy life and loved her family and friends very much. In her 96 years,...
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William D. McMullin

November 3, 1921 - January 30, 2017

Jackson, MS - William David “Mack” McMullin, 95, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS after a lengthy illness. He was born November 3, 1921 to Kate Noblin and Robert Lee McMullin of Pheba, MS. He retired from the C & G Railway in Columbus, MS as the Superintendent of Transportation on September 30, 1983 after a 43 year career. He was a...
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Geraldine Bernice Roden

January 8, 1930 - January 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood South Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Rose Stevens

December 31, 1941 - January 25, 2017

Rosemary (Gosselin) Stevens, 75, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home, Jackson, MS. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Born in Olga Township, North Dakota to Archie and Victoria Gosselin, Rose spent...
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Eulalene Butler

September 7, 1925 - January 24, 2017

Mrs. Eulalene Butler (née Sanders), died after a short illness at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama on January 24, 2017.Born on September 7, 1925 in McKenzie, Alabama to parents Leon and Lena Mae Parker Sanders, she was 91 years old and the the oldest of 3 daughters. Eulalene attended Murphy High School in Mobile. On December 31, 1942, she married James William (J.W.) Butler of WhyNot,...
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Frances Hanson

December 10, 1928 - January 24, 2017

Frances B. Hanson. 88, passed away on January 24, 2017 at Brookdale Nursing Home in Clinton. Visitation will be on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Hanson was born on December 10, 1928 to the...
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Ethel M. Freeman

May 31, 1925 - January 22, 2017

Mrs. Ethel Givens Freeman, 91, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at her home in Raleigh Mississippi. Mrs. Freeman was born in Monticello Mississippi on May 31, 1925 to the late Hite McClain Givens and Jemima Ernestine Givens Townsend. She is survived by her daughters, Faye Mayeaux of Taylorsville, Mississippi and Grace Vaughn of Athens, Texas; her son, Curtis Furlow of Pearl, Mississippi...
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Mary F. Hitchins

January 26, 1925 - January 20, 2017

Mary F. Hitchins, 91, died peacefully on January 20, 2017 at home, surrounded by her family, after a brief but very brave battle with cancer.Services will be held on Wednesday, January 25 at 11 a.m. from St. Paul's Catholic Church, Flowood, MS. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 24 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at St. Paul's and Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. A private family interment will...
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Stevie Glenn Bell

October 13, 1961 - January 20, 2017

Stevie Bell, 55, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at St. Dominic in Jackson. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.He is preceded in death by his mother, Helen Bell.Stevie...
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Carolyn Wood Vinson

November 19, 1928 - January 19, 2017

Carolyn N. Vinson, 88, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at The Orchard in Ridgeland. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Vinson was born in Glendora, MS on...
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Mildred H. Wilkinson

September 12, 1927 - January 19, 2017

Mildred Elizabeth Harkins Wilkinson died on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held from 11:00 to 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Carmelite Monastery with a Funeral Mass to follow. Interment will follow at Parkway Memorial Park.She is survived by her husband, Roy Winston Wilkinson of Madison; daughters, Catherine Patrice Wilkinson of...
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Mary Belle Douglass

June 8, 1919 - January 18, 2017

Mary Belle Colbert Douglass died January 18, 2017. Mary Belle was born June 8, 1919, to Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Wallace Colbert in Ackerman, Mississippi. Though a long time resident of Jackson, Mary Belle considered Columbus her home. It was there she attended Mississippi College for Women, with continued studies at Soule Business College and Ray-Vogue in Chicago. It was there that she met and married...
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Mary L. Moran

August 24, 1924 - January 17, 2017

Mary Louise Moran, 92, a loving wife, devoted mother, loving friend and servant of God passed away peacefully while visiting her oldest son in San Diego, CA on January 17, 2017. She was born August 24, 1924 in St. Louis, MO.She moved to Jackson, MS in 1958 with her husband and children to open Moran Canvas Products, Inc. which manufactured awnings, tarpaulins, boat covers and other fabric...
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Billy Wayne Strum

February 13, 1947 - January 16, 2017

Billy Wayne Strum of Clinton, MS passed away peacefully at his home on January 16, 2017, surrounded by family who love him. A celebration of his life will be held at Northside Baptist Church in Clinton, MS on Thursday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m., preceded by visitation at 2:00 p.m. and followed by a graveside service at Lakewood Memorial.Bill was born February 13, 1947 in Philadelphia, MS to Bennie...
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Josie Dean Castle Scott

January 5, 1929 - January 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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George Hollingsworth

December 2, 1946 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Harry Levon Clark

March 23, 1951 - January 9, 2017

Harry Clark, 65, completed his final lap on Monday, January 9, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Harry was born on March 23, 1951 in Jackson, MS to the late Ethol and...
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Calvin A. Hopper

June 1, 1925 - January 8, 2017

Calvin Hopper, 91, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at St. Francis Assis Church, 4000 W Tidewater Ln, Madison, MS 39110) from 1:30 to 2:00 PM with funeral services beginning at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Hopper was born on June 1, 1925 in Tallulah, LA to the...
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Charles S. Hollingsworth

July 11, 1946 - January 4, 2017

Charles Steven Hollingsworth passed away on January 4, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital after a lengthy open-heart surgery procedure. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Friday, January 6, 2017, from 5-7pm. Services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2pm with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.Charles was born on...
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Nannette Montgomery

February 6, 1934 - January 4, 2017

Mrs. Nannette Montgomery died peacefully at Hospice Ministries Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Visitation will be on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm and Monday, January 9, 2017 from 1 to 2 pm. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. She is survived by her children, Debbie Keen (Larry), Doug Selman, Robert Selman and David...
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James A. Fraiser

August 21, 1917 - January 2, 2017

Mr. James A. Fraiser, 99, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 at his home in Brandon, MS. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 am at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Fraiser was born in Bude MS on August 21, 1917. He served in the Air Force as a pilot and was co owner of Fraiser Electric...
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Alice Marie Graham

June 21, 1927 - January 1, 2017

Alice Marie Graham, 89, lived a life full of beauty and grace. She departed this earth on January 1, 2017, to be present with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Her kindness and love for others leaves a sweet aroma.Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Raymond Road Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Funeral services begin at 2:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Lakewood...
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Bernice Curtis Perrett

January 15, 1930 - December 31, 2016

Bernice Curtis Perrett passed away at her daughter’s home in Clinton, December 31st, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11am, Wed. January 4th, 2017 at Lakewood Funeral Home, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Perrett was born on Jan. 15th, 1930 in Vicksburg, MS to the late Jack and Annie Story Curtis. She was preceded in death by her...
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Georgia P. May

December 31, 1941 - December 30, 2016

Georgia Ann Pate May , 74, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 30, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 2, 2017 at Lakewood South Funeral Home, 430 McCluer Rd, Jackson, MS from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM with funeral services to follow at the funeral home chapel.Georgia was born on December 31, 1941. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and...
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Diane Cash Dunaway

January 18, 1967 - December 28, 2016

Diane Dunaway, 49, passed away at her home on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Saturday, December 31 ,2016 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Diane is survived by her son, Jason Dunaway; parents, Billy and Maxine Cash; and brothers, Dale Cash ...
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Eunice W. Nowell

February 10, 1920 - December 28, 2016

Eunice W. Nowell, 96, was a long time resident of Natchez, MS and spent most of her remaining years with her daughter in Mena, AR. She passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Brandon Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 30, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Nowell...
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Coleman Wilson

April 27, 1988 - December 27, 2016

Coleman Parker Wilson, 28, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on December 27, 2016. Cole was born on April 27, 1988 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He was the son of John and Christy Dale Wilson of Clinton, Mississippi. He graduated from Clinton High School in 2006 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Business from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. He was a member of Kappa Sigma...
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Iva D. Keeton

June 22, 1942 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Julia Baldwin Willis

January 5, 1959 - December 22, 2016

Mrs. Julia (Julie) Baldwin Willis, 57 - born in Huntsville, AL and resident of Jackson, MS for the past 17 years died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at her home.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home South on McClure Road, Jackson, MS. Visitation will begin at 12 noon prior to the service.Mrs. Willis had formerly been a childcare/daycare provider at...
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Helen F. Rodgers

January 30, 1919 - December 20, 2016

Helen Mae Fisher Rodgers was born on January 30th, 1919 to parents, Ellis Elvin Fisher and Ida Mae White Fisher, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She had four siblings, brothers, Dick and Ray and sisters, Joyce and Pearl. After graduating from Berry Hill High School, Helen followed the Lord's call to attend Garr Auditorium Bible College, where she was Ordained as a Minister. She furthered her...
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Judy Carol Worley

May 30, 1953 - December 19, 2016

Judy Carol Worley, 63, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 19, 2016 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 10:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Hynum Cemetery in Pattison, MS at approximately...
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Henry Lee Turner

May 18, 1950 - December 19, 2016

Henry Lee “Butch” Turner Jr. 66, died at home in Starkville, MS after a long battle with illness. Mr. Turner is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Edna Turner; sisters, Patty Turner, Sue Turner, and Angela Strong, daughter, Bonnie Turner. He is survived by daughters, Renee Turner, Leigh Childs (Scott); son, Shane Fortenberry Leslee); grandchildren, Meaghan Seales, Hannah...
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Bernice L. Rader

January 18, 1917 - December 19, 2016

Bernice Liston Rader, age 99, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016. She was born in Circleville, Ohio, and was the last member of a family of eight of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Liston. She graduated from Circleville High School and Ohio State University and was an avid Ohio State football fan. She taught school in Ohio, Illinois and Mississippi.Bernice was a member of Alta Woods Methodist Church...
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Marianna Selman Groebe

November 20, 1923 - December 15, 2016

Marianna Selman Groebe, 93, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at her home in Jackson. Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 PM on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Lakewood South Funeral Home with a graveside service immediately following at Lakewood South Memorial Park.She was born on November 20, 1923 to the late Joseph William and Ela Shealy Selman.Please visit...
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Maxie Wright

December 13, 1922 - December 15, 2016

Maxie L. Wright, 94, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Arbor Nursing Home in Ridgeland. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 AM on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Wright was born on December 13, 1922 to the late Jim and Minnie Peacock Weathersby.She is preceded in death by her...
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Mary Pauline Collins

November 1, 1927 - December 13, 2016

Mary Pauline Collins, 89, of Clinton went to join her husband Charles on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was born in Hammond, LA on November 1, 1927. She was a graduate of Clinton High School and Mississippi College and a long time member of Clinton United Methodist Church. She is survived by her three children, Michael Collins and wife Shirley of Hattiesburg, MS, Cindy Pruitt and husband Johnny...
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George Patterson

August 8, 1953 - December 12, 2016

George Edward Patterson of Clinton, born on August 08, 1953 passed away on December 12, 2016 of Parkinson’s Disease.He shared 44 years of marriage with wife, Deb (Williams) Patterson, they had two children, Christopher Edward Patterson and their late daughter, Tracy Michelle Patterson. George was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. George had undeniable love...
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Maryan Davis Phillips

January 4, 1924 - December 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood South Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Dexter V. Barham

April 18, 1931 - December 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Martha C. Jordan

May 29, 1932 - December 8, 2016

Martha Jean Jordan, 84, died peacefully in her sleep at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, December 8, 2016, due to a lengthy illness.Funeral services will be held for Martha on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home at 10 am, with a visitation held one hour prior to service. Burial will immediately follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Gene Guild Sheffield

March 18, 1932 - December 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Netha Ines Nunley

February 4, 1920 - December 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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Harel Eugene McCoy

September 4, 1931 - December 2, 2016

Mr. Harel Eugene McCoy, 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2016 at his home in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. McCoy was born on September 4,...
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Jewel H. Ratcliff

May 24, 1919 - December 2, 2016

Jewel Howell Ratcliff, 97, passed from this life on Friday, December 2, 2016, at Merit Central, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6011 Clinton Blvd., Jackson, MS, at 11:00 AM with visitation an hour prior. A graveside service will be held at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Marydell, Mississippi at approximately 2:00 PM.Jewel was...
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Carlos B. Perrett

February 7, 1929 - November 27, 2016

Carlos B Perrett, 87, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home in Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Perrett was born on February 2, 1929 in Copiah Co., MS to the late Benjamin and Minnie Mae Stevens Perrett.He is preceded in death...
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Cynthia A. WHITE

July 8, 1952 - November 23, 2016

Cynthia Sue Arntfield White, 64 - born in Wayne, Michigan, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Baptist Medical Center.Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 in Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with visitation beginning at 10 a.m.Ms. White was secretary of Word of Life Church. She was a faithful, loving mother who lived for her children and grandchildren.She is survived by...
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Audrey Purvis Sauls

April 24, 1925 - November 22, 2016

Audrey Sauls, 91, of Hattiesburg, MS, formerly of Clinton, MS Passed away unexpectedly on November 22, 2016. Mrs. Sauls was born April 24, 1925 in the Clinton, MS area.Mrs. Sauls was a 1943 graduate of Clinton High School, Clinton, MS. She had been employed with the Clarion Ledger, and the telephone company (formerly known as Southern Bell).She was a very kind and gentle soul, who seemed to...
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Jacqueline K. Hill

September 6, 1933 - November 21, 2016

Jacqueline Ann Kemper Hill, 83, of Madison, Mississippi went home to glory on November 21, 2016. She was born on September 16, 1933 in Houston, Texas to the late Ward and Emma Kemper. She grew up there and Maricaibo, Venezuela. She graduated from San Marcos Academy in San Marcos, Texas as Valedictorian and received her teaching degree from Baylor University where she met and married the love...
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Johnna Terrell Smith

July 14, 1971 - November 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, JACKSON, MS.
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T.L. Walker

March 30, 1935 - November 16, 2016

Thornton L Walker (T.L.) born March 30, 1935. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1953 - 1956, he enjoyed a successful career as an electrical contractor and was an avid golfer. He had recently relocated to Hendersonville, TN from Clinton, MS in September 2016. He passed away November 16, 2016 in his home surrounded by loved ones. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at...
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Ann Ainsworth

July 16, 1928 - November 15, 2016

Ann Loraine Ainsworth, 88, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Riggs Manor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 18, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Ainsworth was born on July 16, 1928 to the late Carl C. and Lula Nail Downing.She is preceded in death by her husband of 25 years,...
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Rena L. Young

July 7, 1922 - November 15, 2016

Rena L. Young, 94, of Pearl, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jack Searcy and Rev. Steven Sance officiating. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial...
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Thomas E. Luttrell

June 28, 1931 - November 14, 2016

Thomas E. Luttrell, 85, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 4 pm to 7 pm and Thursday from 10 am to 11 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11 am at Lakewood Funeral Home with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Luttrell was born in Mt. Olive, Ms...
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Ouida Jean Woods

December 18, 1929 - November 13, 2016

Mrs. Ouida Jean Woods passed peacefully due to complications from Parkinson’s, in her residence at Willow Creek Retirement Center in Byram, MS, on November 13, 2016. She was 86 years old. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Lakewood Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 am at Lakewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the...
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Alvin Hedgepeth

June 19, 1928 - November 13, 2016

Alvin A. Hedgepeth, 88 passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016.A native of Monticello, MS, Mr. Hedgepeth graduated from Monticello High School and Business College in Jackson, MS. He married Doris Russell in 1950 and moved to Jackson, MS where he worked for The Hederman Brothers. He then served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, stationed in Japan. Upon his return to Jackson, he worked as...
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Betty Lou Puckett

October 22, 1930 - November 8, 2016

Betty Lou Puckett, 86, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, in Madison, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Puckett dedicated her life to her family. She was a beloved sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and...
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William P. Sikes

December 27, 1925 - November 1, 2016

William "Bill" P. Sikes left us this morning Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 8:30 am to be with the Lord. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and on Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Funeral services be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Bill was born...
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David McFarland

July 12, 1930 - October 30, 2016

David McFarland, 86 of Chapel Hill, NC passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at UNC Medical Center with his family by his side. Dr. McFarland was born July 12, 1930 in DeKalb County, Mississippi to the late Wesley Eugene and Maggie Jane McFarland.He was a graduate of Millsaps College, and received a Ph.D. in Economics from Vanderbilt University, was a Lieutenant in the US Navy, and a Professor at...
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Betty S. Alexander

February 23, 1926 - October 30, 2016

Mrs. Betty Stampley Alexander, 90, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mississippi Care Center in Morton. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at Lakewood Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Alexander was born on February 23, 1926 to the late Orville...
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Wes Toian Burkhalter

February 4, 1969 - October 25, 2016

Wes Toian Burkhalter passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the age of 47, in Pensacola, FL. A memorial service will be held at Parkway Baptist Church in Clinton, MS on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Ken Anderson officiating. Final farewell will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park immediately following the memorial service.Wes was born on February 4, 1969 in Jackson, MS. He...
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Lorene Parks

January 19, 1922 - October 20, 2016

Lorene Reed Parks, age 94, of Clinton, Mississippi, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Parks was born on January 19, 1922 in Louisville, MS to the late Edd and Cora Stokes Reed. She met the love of her life, James Parks, in August of 1939 at a church revival in Winston County. They married later that year in December. James and Lorene had three children who were the pride...
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Cynthia Barlow

March 22, 1959 - October 19, 2016

Cynthia "Cindy" Barlow, 57, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at Lakewood South Funeral Home, McCluer Rd., with funeral services beginning at 3:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park.Cindy was born on March 22, 1959 to the...
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Opal Marie Sims

August 25, 1928 - October 19, 2016

Opal Marie Sims BrandonOpal Marie Sims, 88, of Brandon passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM with funeral services to be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.Born on August 25, 1928 to the late Steve C. and...
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