Obituaries


William Larry Sistrunk

William Larry Sistrunk was born on August 1, 1951 and went home to be with the Lord on July 5, 2019. He was the son of Willie Gene “Pete” Sistrunk of Sebastopol and Bobbie Nell Gainey Sistrunk of Morton both of whom preceded him in death. He married Carol Cooper of Morton on June 12, 1970.



Andy Boyte

Andy Boyte, age 50 and a longtime resident of Scott County, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at his home.


Mike Sturrup

Mike Sturrup was born May 31, 1956 at Lackey Memorial Hospital, and passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at his residence at the age of 63. 



Robert Snell

Mr. Robert Snell age 66, passed away Thursday July 4, 2019 at Rush Specialty Hospital in Meridian, MS. A memorial visitation was held Saturday July 6, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Lighthouse at Salem Baptist Church in Lake, MS. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.




Marreta White Sparks

Marreta White Sparks was welcomed by her Savior into eternal life on June 11, 2019. She battled a courageous fight with Alzheimer’s Disease for the past eight years. She is now free from her sickness and disease and no longer carries the burdens of this mortal life.




Vera McNeece Thompson

Mrs. Vera Thompson, age 89, a resident of Forest passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Trend Healthcare in Carthage.  Visitation was held 5p.m. - 8 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton. Services were held at 10 a.m.


R.B. Johnson

R.B. Johnson, age 91, of Knoxville, formerly of Jackson, MS passed away June 25, 2019. R.B. was a member of Hardin Valley Freewill Baptist Church and former member of Hillcrest Independent Methodist Church in Forest, MS. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. R.B. was raised by stepfather, A.C.


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