Skip to content

Obituaries

Robert Lee Davis III

Robert Lee Davis III, 78, of Pollock, La., originally of Crystal Springs, entered eternal rest Oct. 13, 2021, at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La., surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service will be held Nov. 6 at First Presbyterian Church, Crystal Springs. Visitation with the family will begin at noon with a…

Read More

Robert Lee Funchess

Robert Lee Funchess, 74, of Crystal Springs, passed away Oct. 6, 2021, at his home. A graveside service was held Oct. 16 at Clear Creek Cemetery. Century Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Survivors include his daughters, Shirley M. Taylor-Tyner, of Flowood; and Shaunda M. Taylor, of New Orleans, La.; brothers, Charlie J. Funchess, Thomas E.…

Read More

Carroll V. Hood

Carroll V. Hood, of Hazlehurst, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on Oct. 11, 2021. He was 85 years old. Carroll was born on June 29, 1936, in Copiah County. He attended Hazlehurst High School and then-Copiah-Lincoln Junior College. He served in the Air National Guard and Army National Guard…

Read More

June Ervin Long

June Ervin Long went to be with the Lord on Oct. 8, 2021, at home in Gallman, with her loving husband at her side. Graveside services were held at Gallman Cemetery on Oct. 11, with Rev. Billy Dempsey officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Long joined First Presbyterian Church…

Read More

Archie Ray Madison

Archie Ray Madison, 80, of Ruth, passed from this life Oct. 18, 2021, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 22, 1941, in Jasper, Ala., to Floyd Madison and Louise Guthrie Madison Earnest. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Archie worked for many years with Hyster Company…

Read More

Robert Chiles Smith

Robert Chiles Smith (Bob), 86, passed away in Plano, Texas, on Oct. 6, 2021. He was born in Brookhaven, the son of Robert C. Smith and Nellie Slay Smith. He graduated in the Class of 1953 from Crystal Springs Consolidated High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1954. After 20 years of service,…

Read More

McKinley Barnes Jr.

McKinley Barnes Jr., 59, passed away Sept. 24, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. A graveside service was held Oct. 7 at Crystal Springs City Cemetery. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. McKinley was born May 12, 1962, in Crystal Springs to McKinley Barnes and Dorothy Hart. Preceding him in death were his father; stepfather, David…

Read More

Thomas Leon Canoy

Thomas Leon Canoy, 83, of Crystal Springs, passed away Oct. 6, 2021. A funeral service was held Oct. 10 at First Baptist Church, Crystal Springs, with burial at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs handled the arrangements. Mr. Canoy was a graduate of Magee High School, Copiah-Lincoln Community College, and…

Read More

Wilma Louise Davis Tanner

Wilma Louise Davis Tanner, 90, passed away Sept. 26, 2021. A graveside service was held Oct. 7 at Hazlehurst City Cemetery. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Wilma was born June 8, 1931, in Hazlehurst to Willie “Devil” and Annie Cooper Davis. Preceding her in death were her brothers, Willie B., Frank, Thomas Jefferson, David,…

Read More

Robert “Bob” Franklin Bailey Sr.

Robert “Bob” Franklin Bailey Sr., 79, of Crystal Springs, went to his heavenly home on Oct. 1, 2021. His love for his family and his firm belief in Jesus Christ ultimately gave him peace during his battle with many health issues. Bob was born in Pocomoke City, Md., in 1942 to Roscoe Eugene and Amanda…

Read More