Diana Chapman Monsour

Services were held January 13 at Covenant Presbyterian Church for Diana Chapman Monsour. The Rev. Dr. Josh Cole officiated.

Mrs. Monsour passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family January 11 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She was 74.

Geraldine Nalty Wilson

Geraldine (Jerry) Nalty Wilson went to be with God January 5. She was born June 27,1931 in New Orleans to Eugene Aloysuis Nalty and Lula Mae Campbell Nalty. Jerry was raised in Brookhaven  where Gene opened one of the first ice plants in Mississippi and Purity Ice Cream. 

William Pettit Jr.

William “Bill” Pettit 91, of Jackson was called home to be with the Lord December 12 in Jackson. A celebration of life service honoring Pettit was held December 15 at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison. Graveside services followed at Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery.

Albert Joseph Simon

Dr. Albert Joseph Simon, born in New Orleans February 9, 1927, left this world December 5, 2018. The son of Lea Ory and Agricole Simon, Al grew up in New Orleans along with his four siblings.

Ruth Ray Brown

Ruth Ray Brown, 92, died  November 19 at The Care Center of Aberdeen. She was born October 8, 1926 to John M. and Mildred Morgan Ray. She was a graduate of Aberdeen High School and attended MSCW in Columbus.



The University of Mississippi recently released the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Students must earn a semester GPA of 3.50 to 3.74 to be listed on the Dean’s List.