Wilma Jean Lucroy

Wilma Jean Williams Lucroy, 71, a resident of Brandon, Miss., passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, with interment in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl. Visitation was held 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev.

Community calendar June 5

Busy Hands Quilting Guild

The June meeting of Busy Hands Quilting Guild will be held 9:30 a.m. June 11 at the Fellowship Hall of Decatur United Methodist Church.  We will be working on our charity project, as we are trying to complete the 60 lap quilts that are needed.  We have enough of the walker totes made.

William Thomas “Tommy” Davis

William Thomas “Tommy” Davis, 85, passed away Monday, May 29, 2019 at Merritt Health River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, Miss. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 5-8 p.m., and on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 2-3:15 p.m. at the Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, Miss. Funeral Services are 3:30 p.m.

Community calendar May 8

Editor's Note: Several dates in the community calendar were inadvertently changed while updating the dates at the top of the page. They have been corrected below. We apologize for this error.


Newton County MSU Alumni February Meeting

Bro. Billie G. Nichols

Bro. Billie G. Nichols, age 83 passed away on Saturday April 27, 2019 at MS State Veterans home in Kosciusko, Miss. Visitation was held 5 - 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, Miss., and Monday, April 29 at Lake Christian Church from 12:30 – 12:50 p.m. Funeral Services were held Monday, April 29 at 1 p.m.



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