Visitation will be 3pm-8pm Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Services will be 10am Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel with interment at Strong Hope Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Paulette O’Neal, 71, of Wesson, died Sunday, February 23, 2014 at River Oaks.
Mrs. O’Neal was born in Pontotoc, Michigan. She grew up in Poplarville, MS. She met her lifelong husband in Port Gibson where her father owned a gas station. She moved to Wesson 40 years ago. Mrs. O’Neal was a member of White Hall Baptist Church in Poplarville.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dorothy Deaton, brother, J. W. Sanderson and sister, Carolyn Wilkerson.
She is survived by her husband, David O’Neal; sons, Bobby O’Neal of Brookhaven, Wilbert O’Neal of Meridian, and Jimmy O’Neal of Angie, LA; daughter, Renia Speed of Booneville; brother, Howard Sanderson of Walnut Grove; sister, Allison Smith of Orlando, FL; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.