Janet L. Brackett

Janet L. Brackett, 78, passed away January 21 in Jackson. She was born June 27,1940 in Feltham, England.  Her parents were the late Jock and Rox McMurray. She came to the United States after her schooling and married Charles Ray Brackett. They were married for 56 years and raised four children in Jackson.

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.


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