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Terry Deshun Baker

Terry Deshun Baker, 27, passed away May 6, 2022. A funeral service was held May 14 at Antioch M.B. Church, with interment at Social Relief Cemetery. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Terry was born March 8, 1995, in Conyers, Ga., to Terry Alonso Baker and Sheevonice Harris Baker. Survivors include his parents; siblings, Herman…

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Robert Lee Conn

Early on the morning of May 11, 2022, Robert Lee Conn passed away peacefully from this life. He was born in Hazlehurst and spent his later years in Wesson. Robert graduated from Pearl High School and briefly attended Ole Miss before joining the Air Force. He is a Korean War veteran, having served as a…

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Paula Dominick

Paula Dominick, 65, passed away April 26, 2022. A funeral service was held May 12 at Antioch M.B. Church, with interment at Little Rock Cemetery. House of Peoples Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Paula was born June 10, 1956, in New Orleans, La., to David Joseph Sr. and Arthmease Pinkins Joseph. Preceding her in death…

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Phyllis Evette Pendleton

Phyllis Evette Pendleton, 58, passed away May 9, 2022. A funeral service was held May 16 at New Hymn M.B. Church, Pinola. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Phyllis was born Oct. 18, 1963, to Mae Agnes Sorrell and Carsie Lee Roberson. Preceding her in death were her husband, Billy Ray Pendleton; her parents; and…

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Charles Smith

Charles Smith, 90, passed away May 9, 2022. A funeral service was held May 14 at St. James M.B. Church, with interment at Hazlehurst City Cemetery. House of Peoples Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Charles was born July 27, 1931, to Robert and Lizzie Beacham Smith. Preceding him in death were his parents; son, Braden…

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Gerald Lawain Williams

Services for Gerald Lawain Williams, of Wesson, were held May 18, 2022, at Riverwood Family. Mr. Williams, 58, passed away May 16 at his home in Wesson. He was born on March 13, 1964, to the late Clifford Lee Williams and Loraine Clark. Gerald was a truck driver for 34 years, carpenter, and loved talking…

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HES announces honors scholars

Hazlehurst Elementary School has announced honors scholars for the third nine weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. Students named to the Superintendent’s List include: First grade – Riley Jene’ Boyd, Keylin Arely Ramirez, Amoni De’Mond Washington, Armani Janae Collins, Amaya Simone Johnson, Jacayla Deanna Braddy, Justin Jamale Boyd Jr., and Aswad Ahmeer Stapleton Jr. Students…

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