Obituaries

Dr. Emmett A Eaton

Dr. Emmett A Eaton passed away from this earth October 24, 2019. Born in Jackson, MS September 11, 1927, he attended several schools throughout the city but graduated high school from Jefferson Military School in Natchez, MS. Upon graduation from Jefferson, Dr. Eaton joined the Navy and was training as a naval aviator when the war ended.


Ann Kelly Allin

Ann Kelly Allin, 93, wife of The Rt. Rev. John (Jack) Maury Allin, Sr.; daughter of Thaddeus Robertson Kelly, Sr. and Ariadne Wood Kelly; sister of the late Thaddeus Robertson Kelly, Jr. and Martha Kelly Lambert; sister-in-law of Carol Allin and the late Richard Allin; and mother of Marcie Skelton (Bill), John Maury Allin, Jr.



Gloria Bomar Martinson

Gloria Bomar Martinson passed away at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison, MS on October 15, 2019 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Metairie, LA, on May 27, 1929 , only daughter of Leon Picard and Thelma Tschirn Bomar. She attended Dominican High School in New Orleans and later LSU.




Jay A. Travis III

Jay A. Travis III, admired and respected attorney and gentleman, entered into the heavenly kingdom of saints on October 10, 2019, as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.




Glenda Gay Eaton

Glenda Gay Eaton was a sweet beautiful soul who passed away Sunday, September 29th, 2019 at Compere’s Nursing Home in Jackson, MS. at the age of 80. Glenda was born November 30th, 1938 to the late Robert A.


Fletcher Leo Callaway

Fletcher Leo Callaway entered into the presence of our Lord on September 23, 2019 in Jackson, MS at the home of his daughter Carol Hardy. A native of Oxford, MS and student of Hinds Jr. College where he met and married the love of this Jean Cockerham Callaway having 75 years of marriage.




Willie Alan Weeks

Willie Alan Weeks was born November 24, 1966 on Thanksgiving Day to Adell Newsom and Willie Ephraim Weeks of Lucedale, Mississippi. He was healed and restored on September 19, 2019. After graduating George County High School, he began studies at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg where he earned a degree in Marketing.


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