Obituaries

Arnold Oneal Mitchell

September 3, 2016

He is survived by one daughter, Starria Bass of Gulfport, MS; mother and step-father, Mrs. Patricia McAfee and Mr. Johnny McAfee; one brother, Tony Taylor; and two sisters, Katrina Fortenberry and Niyolkie McAfee.

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Luther Bass, Jr

August 30, 2016

William F Parkes

August 20, 2016

Mr. Bill Parkes, age 79, passed away in Gulfport on August 11, 2016. Bill was born in Louisville, MS, on November 16, 1936, to the late Grady and Velma Parkes.  He was retired from the Harrison County School System. Bill is survived by his bel

Remonia D Moody

July 30, 2016

Remonia Denise Dickerson Moody was born in Gulfport, MS, on July 21, 1960.  She departed this life on July 23, 2016.  Remonia was the daughter of the late Norine "Scrap" Dickerson and the late James E. Harriel. At an early age, Remonia became a

Pamela R. Clark

July 23, 2016

Ms. Pamela Clark ascended to the Earth on March 28, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio.  At the age of six, the family relocated to Gulfport, MS.  Pam being an outgoing, loving and fun person found friends quickly.  She accepted Jesus Christ into her life a

Christopher Jerome Smith

July 9, 2016

Christopher better known as "Munchie" was born May 13, 1986 and departed this life July 1, 2016.  As a child Munchie attended the Gulfport School System, he later received his GED from Gulfport Job Corps. Those that knew Munchie, knew that he was

Velma J. Rigsby Miller

June 27, 2016

Mrs. Velma Rigsby, of Gulfport, MS, died June 19, 2016 in Slidell, LA. Mrs. Rigsby is survived by her husband, Sylvester Rigsby; sisters, Geraldine Williams, and "Tina" Wille Ann Rigsby; step-daughter, Roberta Jackson; special niece, Hannah Gage;

Ronald E Floyd

June 27, 2016

Ronald Earl Floyd departed this life on June 18, 2016 at the Boyington Nursing Home in Gulfport, MS. He is survived by his devoted wife, Shelia Floyd; his loving children; one daughter, two step-daughters, and one step-son; and his dedicated sibli

Catherine Tate Pace

June 13, 2016

Catherine Pace Tate entered into this world on February 2, 1942 to the proud parents of the late Rev. Moses and Versie Pace.  She was born in New Hebron, MS in Jefferson Davis County. She departed this earth on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Catheri

James Johnson

May 28, 2016

James Johnson was born on December 19,1934, to the late W.J. Johnson and Clara Francis Powers Johnson in Gulfport, MS.  He was baptized at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.  He departed his life May 22, 2016. James started

Blanchett Williams, Jr.

April 13, 2016

Blanchett Williams, Jr.  was born on August 27, 1964 to Mr. Blanchett Williams, Sr. and Mrs. Cornella & Mr. Clarance Reed in Moss Point, MS.  He was a resident of Gulfport, MS.  Mr. Williams passed away on April 1, 2016 in Gulfport, MS. He

Salvalas Marlon Franklin

April 2, 2016

Savalas was born March 20, 1977 to the union of George Franklin, Sr. and the late Joy Elvera Martin Franklin.  At a very young age Savalas was baptized at St. Andrew Baptist Church by the late Rev. Waren V. Cooper, Jr.  Upon moving to Gulfport, MS,

Mary Ashley

April 2, 2016

Mary E. Ashly was born March 20, 1953 to the late Clarence Jones Sr. and Bessie Smith in Natchez, MS. As a young girl, Mary graduated from Sadie V. Thompson High School in 1971.  As a loving mother, she enjoyed cooking, dancing, and praising the

James F. Tauzin

April 2, 2016

James Tauzin died on March 28, 2016 in Gulfport, MS.  He touched many hearts and had plenty of friends.  They gave him a few nicknames:  Jimmy, Moon, Pops, but most of all "Keg". He was preceded in death by Brenda Sue the mother of his children

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Calvin Morris Smith

April 1, 2016

Calvin Morris Smith was born on December 10, 1952 in Gulfport, MS, to Malissa Smith-Osborne-Lindsey and J.C. Stennis. Calvin received his G.E.D. and joined the Navy.  He served in the Navy from 1970 until 1972.  He worked at Boei Sencea Airplane

Douglas C Tims, Sr.

March 19, 2016

Douglas C. Tims, Sr., of Gulfport, MS , passed from this life on March 13, 2016 at the age of 46.  Douglas was born on January 16, 1970 to Dan and Easter Lee Tims. Douglas lived a life full of joy.  He loved to ride around his neighborhood playi

Otis Lee Smith

March 19, 2016

The late Mr. Oatis Lee Smith was born on August 16, 1976 in Gulfport, MS, to Mr. Lee Oscar Smith and Mrs. Mildred Harriel. Oatis accepted Christ at an early age at St. John Baptist Church.  He graduated from Harrison County Training Center in Gul

Beverly J Dickey Dickey

March 17, 2016

Beverly Joyce Dickey's earthly journey began July 22, 1948 in Biloxi, MS.  On Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in Gulfport, MS, God released his daughter, Beverly, from her labor.  She will be reunited with her parents, the late Rev. Anous Anderson Dickey an

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Sam Thompkins Jr

March 12, 2016

Pastor Sam Thompkins was preceded in death by his parents:  Sam and Jessie Thompkins. He is survived by his wife:  Willie Ruth Thompkins; one son Edward Chamberlin; four daughters: Mable Carson, Peggy Adams, Valerie Lane, and Helen Bradley; two

Michael R Lee

March 5, 2016

Rev. Michael Reynard Lee, was born on, January 30, 1961, to the late Jessie Roy Lee and Lucy Expose’ of Columbia, MS. Rev. Lee attended John J. Jefferson before integrating to the Columbia Public School. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from A.P.

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Sam Collins

February 28, 2016

Sam Collins was born September 24, 1953 in West Palm Beach, FL to Jake and Tressie Starr Collins. He departed this life on February 22, 2016 in Abilene, TX. Sam was a 1973 graduate of Gulfport East High School. He attended St. James Baptist Church du

Carlos D Bates

February 13, 2016

Carlos Dewayne Bates was born on May 19, 1986 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Carl Theus and Rosie Lee McLaurin.  He was called home by God on February 7, 2016. Carlos moved to Gulfport, MS, where he attended Gulfport High School.  His interest were

Glenda A Thomas Moore

February 6, 2016

John R McDaniel

February 5, 2016

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