Funeral services for H.L. “Sonny” Merideth Jr., 86, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and formerly of Greenville and Jackson, were held September 9 at Avon United Methodist Church in Washington County. Sonny died suddenly at home September 5, in Gulf Breeze, Fla.
Memorial services were held September 2 at Boone Funeral Home for Emil Leo Nick Jr. Emil passed away August 29. He was the son of the late Emil Leo Nick Sr. and Adeline Fury Nick of Greenville.
Dorothy Ann Stricklin Lee passed away August 29. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. September 1, with funeral services immediately following at Galloway United Methodist Church. Dot was born on January 14, 1932. She was a native of Meehan Junction, daughter of Roscoe and Annie Stricklin, and raised in Newton and Laurel.
Services were held August 26 at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church for Luther Galloway Beaver Jr. Luther, 82, died August 22 at St. Dominic's with family by his side.
He was born in Jackson, the son of the late Ruth Watkins Beaver and Luther Galloway Beaver Sr. on September 26, 1934.
Services were held August 21 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral for John Roy Wilkes III.
Roy Wilkes always said “life is for the living” and he lived his to the fullest. Roy died August 17 at the age of 81.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held August 19 at St. Richard Catholic Church for Bernard “Bernie” Andrew Holman. Father John Bond officiated.
Bernie Holman passed away peacefully August 14, at St. Dominic’s Hospital after an extended illness.
Velma Marie Hilliard Ross, 88, died peacefully in Houston, Texas, August 7. She was born on August 1, 1929 in Beaumont, Texas, the daughter of Cecil O. Hilliard, a small businessman, and Catherine Horkan Hilliard.
Services will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, August 7 at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for Jeffie Dee Carter. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.
Benson Reed Ingram, age 23, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 22. He was born in Jackson September, 24, 1993, to Reed and Janet Ingram.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 7, at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church for Charles Robert Ridgway III. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. in the Galloway Fellowship Hall.