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Mr. Allen Ray Rawls, 71, of Wiggins, died April 17, 2010.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. April 19th at Moore Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. April 20th at Ebenezer Bapt. Church. Burial will follow in the Carnes Cemetery.
Moore Funeral Home Wiggins is in charge.
The Sun Herald
April 19, 2010
Services are 10:30 a.m., Tuesday March 23, 2010 at Carnes Missionary Baptist Church for Delphia Lott Reid, age 94, of Carnes who died March 19, 2010 at her residence.
Mrs. Reid was a homemaker, an avid flower grower, and a lifelong resident of the Carnes Community area. She was the oldest member of Carnes Missonary Baptist Church at the time of her death. She was the last surviving child of the late John Russell Lott and Susan Davis Lott of Stone County.
She is survived by five daughters; Betty (Buford) Smith of Wiggins, MS, Virginia (Bill) Watson of Carnes, Peggy (Don) O'Neal of McHenry, Linda (Darryl) Stringfellow of Wiggins, MS, Sherry (Larry) Herwick of Maxie; two sons, Hubert Reid, Jr. (Betty) of Carnes and Dr. James Glennis Reid of Carnes. 21 Grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Reid, Sr., two sons; E.W. Davis, and Johnny Reid; two grandchildren, Stephen Walter Reid and Lori Ann Herwick.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Monday March 22, 2010 at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday before the service. Moore Funeral Home Wiggins is in charge of the arrangements.
The Sun Herald
March 22, 2010
WIGGINS -- John R. Reid, 56, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998, in Biloxi.
Mr. Reid was a retired forester and attended Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hubert Reid Sr.
Survivors include two daughters, Melinda R. Moran of Saucier, MS and Dana Cochran of Wiggins, MS; two grandchildren, Brent Moran and Magen Moran of Saucier, MS; his mother, Delphia Reid of Carnes, MS; three brothers, James Reid and Hubert Reid Jr., both of Carnes, MS, and E.W. Davis of Wiggins, MS; five sisters, Betty Smith of Wiggins, MS, Virginia Watson of Atmore, AL, Peggy O'Neal of McHenry, MS, Linda Stringfellow of Wiggins, MS, and Sherry Herwick of Maxie, MS.
Visitation was held Sunday evening at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins. A service will be at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel, with burial in Carnes Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Carnes, MS.
The Sun Herald
March 2, 1998
Gladys I. Roberts, 67, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, after a long illness. She was born June 6, 1937, to the late O.C. and Roxie Elizabeth Ford Sumrall. She was a longtime resident of Tupelo and a retired employee of Trace Inn after many years of service.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Jesse Betts officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth LaVigne Patrick of Germantown, Tenn., and Janet LaVigne Spears of Tupelo; a sister, Elaine Progule of Texas; two brothers, W.C. Sumrall of Hattiesburg and Charles Sumrall of Texas; seven grandchildren, Brett Patrick and Kristen Rizzo of Laurel, Chad Patrick of Starkville, and April Spears, Risa Spears, Brandon Spears and Lake Spears, all of Tupelo; four great-grandchildren, Abbie Rizzo, Laikyn Rizzo, Shelby Patrick and Austin Whitehead.
14 Aug 2004
Virginia Carter Rogers, 89, of Biloxi, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at her home.
Graveside services will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Carter Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. with a visitation from 1 p.m. until service time.
Mrs. Rogers was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. She is survived by five daughters, Penny McKenzie of Wiggins, Brenda Reynolds of Pass Christian, Libby Ingley of Sumrall, Jenny Barron of Annistan, Ala., and Janna Lisa Fosse of Savannah, Ga.; one son, Herbert M. Broome, Jr. of Biloxi; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.
BROOKLYN - Graveside services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brooklyn Cemetery for Margaret Pearce Rowell, 94, of Brooklyn, who died Oct. 24, 2009, at her daughter's home.
Mrs. Rowell was a member of Brooklyn United Methodist Church for 90 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ottis B. Rowell; one son, Thomas E. Rowell; and a granddaughter, Lisa Oleson Imbrogulio.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce R. Oleson of Brooklyn; one grandson, Christopher E. Rowell of Brooklyn; and four great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorials to Mrs. Rowell be the performance of an anonymous good deed for a neighbor.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
October 26, 2009
HATTIESBURG - Mary Lee Savage, 89, a homemaker, died of heart failure Sunday at Hattiesburg Covalescent Center.
Services are 10 a.m. today at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home with burial in Carterville Cemetery.
A former Houston, Texas resident, she was the widow of William J. Savage.
Survivors: daughter, Carrie Cleveland of Hattiesburg: son, Elbert Hare of Picayune; six granchildren, seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday at B'Nai Israel Cemetery in Hattiesburg for Irving Schwartz, 83, of Pensacola, FL, who died September 18, 1996, at his home in Pensacola.
Rabbi William Schwartz and Rabbi Israel Vana will officiate.
Pallbearers will be David Lipkin, Alan Pesnell, Bill Spievy, Donald Spencer, Howard Ordon, Dr. Ronald Schwartz, Stanley Schmerkin, and Kenneth Koch.
Mr. Schwartz, a native of Fort Worth, Texas was a resident of Pascagoula for the past 10 years. Mr. Schwartz was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a former professional musician. He was a retired jeweler and a member of the B'Nai Israel Congregation in Pensacola, FL and was a Mason.
Mr. Schwartz was preceded in death by his sister, Eleanor Brenner and his brother, David Schwartz.
Survivors include his wife, Terry Dreyfus Schwartz of Pensacola, FL, formerly of Hattiesburg; two sons, David Schwartz of New Port Richey, FL and Dr. Joseph Schwartz of Schererville, IN; two sisters Thelma Bobbe of Chicago, IL and Estelle Tharler of Boston, MA; and three granchildren.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Richton, MS - Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Sand Hill, for Mr. Allen V. Shattles, 81, of Richton, who passed away August 7, 2012 at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Shattles Family/Brooklyn Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Mr. Shattles was a U.S. Army veteran, had served in the Korean war and was a member of the National Guard. He retired as a teacher and coach, having worked in Chalmette, LA, South Laurel Attendance Center, and Sand Hill High School. He also worked as a guidance counselor for the Greene County School System and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sand Hill.
He is survived by his loving wife, Etheleen Shattles of Richton; son, Vince (Kristy) Shattles of Richton; daughter, Michelle (Tim) Bradford of Winfield, AL; brother, Don (Diane) Shattles of Purvis; sisters, Pauline Essary and Hilda Hatten of Mobile, AL. and eight grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Shattles will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Sand Hill. Jones & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, 1/21/2014 from 6-9pm at Clear Creek Methodist Protestant Church in Brooklyn . The funeral will be Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 10am at Clear Creek Methodist Protestant Church. He will be buried in the Brooklyn Cemetery.
Bennie F. Shattles Sr., 77, a native of the Brooklyn area and a graduate from Janice High School. He was born on Feb 17, 1936. He died on Sunday, 1/19/2014 at Forrest General Hospital.
On March 3, 1957, he married the love of his life, Yvonne Mae Holmes Shattles and to this union they had two children.
He is survived by his children, Bennie F. Shattles Jr. (Cindy), Susan Shattles Bourgeois (Randy); two grandchildren Trey Read and Shane Shattles (Kayla); four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews; one brother Thomas Malcom Shattles; and dear brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.
He is preceded in death by his spouse, Yvonne Mae Shattles; his parents George Malcom Shattles and Nora Leona Walters Shattles; two brothers, and three sisters.
Mrs. Lula Simmons Shattles, wife of Henry S. Shattles died at her home of what was believed to be a heart attack, about 5:00 a.m. March 14, 1941.
Mr. and Mrs. Shattles live on the Charlie Bass place northwest of Poplarville, on the Columbia and Poplarville Highway. Having recently moved (2 months) here from Brooklyn. Mrs. Shattles was preparing to start a fire in the cook stove when she was stricken and fell to the floor where Mr. Shattles found her when he awoke about 5:30 a.m. The family had planned to return to Brooklyn for a visit on this day.
Mrs. Shattles was the daughter of Ellis Simmons and the late Mary Lee Simmons was born in Rock Hill Community of Forrest County July 7th, 1888.
She is survived by her father, Ellis Simmons, her widower 7 children; Wm. H. Shattles, Pasadena, Texas, Garner V. Shattles, Pasadena, Texas, Mrs. D. M. Miller, Jr., Grand Prairie, Texas, Gordon H. Shattles, Brooklyn, Miss, Henry S. Shattles, Jr., Poplarville, Miss Dorothy Shattles and Miss Marguerite Shattles, of Poplarville; 5 sisters, Mrs. D. A. Hogan, Purvis, Mrs. Z. T. Pearce, Brooklyn, Mrs. Effie Lee, Lumberton, Mrs. Herbert Lee and Mrs. Ione Schroeder both of Brooklyn; 4 brothers, W. C. Simmons, A. B. Simmons and R. M. Simmons of Brooklyn, and E. C. Simmons of Hattiesburg.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Brooklyn Baptist Church of which Mrs. Shattles was a member, with Rev. J. H. Cothen conducting services, assisted by Rev. D. A. Hoan.
Interment was in the Brooklyn Cemetery. Pall bearers were Loyd Smith, Edd Boone, Ty Pearce, Bennie F. Simmons, Wilbur Martin and Carl Boone.
The Weekly Democrat
Thursday, March 20, 1941
R.W. Shattles, Former Perry Supervisor, Dies
Rainer Walter Shattles of the Janice community, RFD 1, Brooklyn, former Perry county supervisor for 12 years, died at 12:45 a.m. today at Foundation Hospital in New Orleans following a lengthy illness. He was 66.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Brooklyn Methodist church. Interment with Masonic rites will follow at Brooklyn Cemetery.
The body will remain at Hulett Funeral home until 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when it will be moved to the family residence untill time for services.
Mr. Shattles served as supervisor of Beat 5 in Perry County. He was the son of the late G.W. and Mary A. Shattles, prominent and pioneer citizens of Perry County. Upon completion of his education in Perry County public schools, he entered the agricultural and loggin business.
He was later engaged in operating a large plantation and a lumber manufacturing business. He was a member of Clear Creek Methodist Church and Brooklyn Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by one son, Realus, RFD 1, Brooklyn; five daughters, Mrs. H.A. Stone, Austin, TX, Mrs. Clyde Whatley and Mrs. Ras West, both of RFD 1, Brooklyn, Mrs. Fufus Wedgeworth, Hattiesburg, and Mrs. Hammon Breland, Urbana, IL; three brothers, D.S. Shattles of Pascagoula and J.R. and O.M. Shattles of Brooklyn; and five sisters, Mrs. Emma Waters, Mrs. A.W. Holder, Mrs. J.B. Walters, Miss. Mattie Shattles, and Miss. Roxie Shattles, all of Brooklyn.
BROOKLYN - Services were held today at Clear Creek Methodist Protestant Church in Brooklyn for Yvonne Shattles, 68, of Brooklyn, who died Jan. 30, 2005, at her residence.
Burial will be in Brooklyn Cemetery.
Mrs. Shattles was a homemaker and a member of Clear Creek Methodist Protestant Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Willie Mae Bailey Holmes.
Survivors include her husband, Bennie Frank Shattles Sr. of Brooklyn; a son, Bennie Frank Shattles Jr. of Dixie; a daughter, Susan Shattles Bourgeois of Vancleave; three sisters, Faye Ellis and Loyce Elmore, both of Hattiesburg, and Janie Foley of McComb; two brothers, Milton Holmes of Rockdale, Texas, and John Holmes of Gatesville, Texas; and two grandchildren.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
February 2, 2005
Mrs. Faye Wolson Shemper, 91, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the William Bremen Jewish Home.
She was born in Queens, New York. At the age of two, she and her parents, Jacob and Bertha Wolson moved to Atlanta. Growing up there and finishing her education in 1938. Faye married Frank Shemper of Hattiesburg, MS. She resided there until 2005 when she returned to Atlanta.
Mrs. Shemper was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Edward Stephen Shemper; one sister, Ethel Moret Morgan.
She is survived by her son, Maurice Shemper and wife, Barbara and his sons, Jason Frank and wife Rhianna and Michael Scott Shemper; Faye's daughter, Evelyn Gail Planer and husband, Dr. Paul Planer and their sons, Frank Barry and Mark Stephen Planer and wife Sarah, and sister, Marlene Gelemter Bosser and her husband Abe.
Faye Shemper was active in charitable activities through Temple B'Nai Israel and especially at Forrest General Hospital where she was a volunteer for over 30 years. She was known for her hospitality and kindness to others.
Graveside Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at B'Nai Israel cemetery in Hattiesburg. Memorials may be made to Weinstein Hospice of Atlanta, 3150 Howell Mill Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30327-2108
JUDITH ANN SHEMPER of Alpharetta died July 20, 2008, after a long battle with breast cancer. Services were held July 22 at B'nai Israel Cemetery in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Born on Aug. 12, 1944, in Nairobi, Kenya, Mrs. Shemper graduated from George Washington University and received her master's degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut. She spent her career in Atlanta as a behavior specialist at the Georgia Mental Health Institute and Georgia Regional Hospital. She was an active member of Congregation Beth Shalom, the Atlanta Women's Wellness Center and Greater Atlanta Hadassah.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Heinz and Elisabeth Bauer.
Mrs. Shemper is survived by her husband, Maurice Shemper; son and daughter-in-law Jason Frank and Rhianna Shemper; son, Michael Scott Shemper of Atlanta; and brother, John Bauer of Virginia.
Mrs. Barbara Ann Simmons age 76, went home to be with her Lord and Savior May 15, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. She was a faithful member and Sunday School Teacher at Carnes Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and a friend to all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Enoch and Agnes Hartfield; her sisters, Delores McCardle and Bonnie Jackson, and one brother, Stan Hartfield.
She is survived by her husband, Ellis Simmons of Carnes; her children, William Ellis Simmons (Rachel) of Carnes, Carol Rieden (Karl) of Carnes, Jeffrey Simmons of Carnes, Ronnie Simmons (Shelly) of Perkinston & Karen Bond (Roy) of Carnes; brother, John Hartfield (Vanessa) of Hattiesburg and sister, Theresa Schenk of Purvis; twelve grandchildren, Sara, Josh, Kent, Megan, Kyle, Dalton, MaKayla, Daniel, Zachary, Ethan, Ashley, and Jenna; three great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Ace, and Kade.
Graveside service will be 11:30 a.m., May 19, 2020, at Carnes Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. A visitation will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Carnes Missionary Baptist Church. Moore Funeral Services in Wiggins is in charge of the arrangements.
HATTIESBURG - Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home for Chester B. Smith, Sr., 85, who died Aug. 4, 2009, at Forrest General Hospital.
Burial is in Brooklyn Cemetery.
Mr. Smith was a retired hotel owner and restaurateur. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph L. and Idell Shattles Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia Smith of Hattiesburg; two sons, David Condra of Bossier City, La., and Chester B. Smith, Jr. of Hattiesburg; two daughters, Sharon Kirkpatrick of Kennedale, Texas, and Donna Smith Rutland of Hattiesburg; seven grandchildren; four great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
August 6, 2009
STERLING, VA - Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brooklyn Cemetery for Opal Shattles Stevens, 80, of Sterling, Va., and formerly of Hattiesburg, who died July 4, 2004, in Sterling.
Mrs. Stevens was a retired office manager and a member of Sterling United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.W. "Buster" Stevens, and a son, John Stevens.
Survivors include a son, Rodney H. Stevens Sr. of Apopka, Fla.; a daughter, Gwyn Hubble of Sterling, Va.; two brothers, Herschel Shattles of Hattiesburg and James "Jose" Shattles of Fountain Valley, Calif.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg is in charge of arrangements.
July 16, 2004
Services today at Wiggins for Buddy Sullivan
WIGGINS — Services were to be at 2 p. m. today at Dees Funeral Home for Buddy M. Sullivan of Slidell, La. Formerly of Brooklyn, who died Thursday in Covington, La.
Rev. W. R. Dement is the minister. Burial was to be in Brooklyn Cemetery.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Gordon Pettis of Wiggins; two sons, Robert Sullivan of Shaw AFB, S. C., and Charles of Baldwin Park, Calif.; five grandchildren and two sisters.
Monday, July 27, 1970
Funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Brooklyn cemetery for Ella Elizabeth Sullivan, six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Sullivan of Veterans' Village, Camp Shelby, who died at 1 o'clock this morning at the South Mississippi infirmary after a brief illness.
The child is survived by her parents, one sister, Mary Ann; two brothers, Charles Edward and Robert Louis; and her maternal grandparents R. F. Mason of Magee and Mrs. L. L. Dossett of Brooklyn.
Tuesday, January 11, 1949
CARD OF THANKS
We take this means of expressing our thanks and deep appreciation for the many acts of kindness and thoughtfulness shown us during the sudden death of our little Daughter and Granddaughter Ella Elizabeth Sullivan.
We especially thank the Methodist and Baptist ladies, also our friends and neighbors for their kind deeds. Special thanks to Rev. A. T. Walker and Rev. R. A. Givins. Also the boys in 3656 Ord. at Camp Shelby.
We also thank the Doctors and Nurses who were so kind to us at the Mississippi Infirmary. May God bless each and everyone of you.
Sadly Missed by: Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Sullivan and children, and Mr. and Mrs. Dossett and Son.
Monday, January 17, 1949
Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon for Mrs. Roxie Ford Sumrall, 27 years old, who died at the South Mississippi Infirmary at 9:30 p. m. Thursday. The services were held at Bennett cemetery with the Rev. D. A. Hogan officiating.
Mrs. Sumrall's infant son died Wednesday and was buried Thursday in the Bennett cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, O. C. Sumrall, Hattiesburg, route one; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Ford, of Vicksburg; three sons, John Q., Charles E. and William C. Surmall and two daughters, Roxie Elaine and Gladys Irene Sumrall, all of Hattiesburg, route one; two sisters Mrs. Laura Mae Liest, and Miss Annie Pearl Ford, both of Vicksburg, five brothers, G. W., Virgil, Eugene and Robert Ford, all of Vicksburg, and Ferrell Ford of New Mexico.
Funeral arrangements were in charge of Wright Funeral Home.
November 3, 1939