Area Obituaries

BOBBY LOUIS “ZEAK” GIBBS

Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Louis Gibbs — also known as “Zeak” — 64, of Meadville, will be held at noon on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Lighthouse Center in Meadville with Pastor Bill Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Meadville-New Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 16,…

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ISIAH CAMERON

April 2, 1955 – April 6, 2021 Funeral services for Mr. Isiah Cameron, 66, of McComb, were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, from Craft Funeral Home in McComb with Elder Lampton Robinson officiating. Burial followed in the Smithdale Church of God In Christ Cemetery in Smithdale. Visitation was held from 10 a.m.…

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SHARON LEIGH TAYLOR FITZGERALD

Feb. 28, 1945 – April 3, 2021 Funeral services for Sharon Leigh Taylor Fitzgerald, 76, of McComb, were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit with a graveside service following at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Smithdale with Brother Eric Moak officiating. Visitation was held from 10 a.m.…

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JENNIE BARLOW PORTER COTTON

Feb. 22, 1928 – April 1, 2021 Funeral services for Mrs. Jeannie Barlow Porter Cotton, 93, of Bude, were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 3, 2021, from Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville with the Rev. Linda Fox officiating. Burial followed in Midway Cemetery in Meadville. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until the time…

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ANNIE RUTH DILLARD

June 14, 1937 – March 30, 2021 Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Ruth Dillard, 83, of Meadville, were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Siloam Baptist Church in Meadville with the Rev. Leon Wallace officiating. Burial was in the Siloam Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was held from noon until the time of…

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WILLIAM RAY FARMER SR.

Sept. 18, 1944 – March 24, 2021 Funeral services for Mr. William Ray Farmer Sr., 76, of Roxie, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez with Brother Jamie Wallace officiating. Burial followed in the Natchez City Cemetery. Visitation was held from 1 p.m., until the time…

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WESLEY FREDRICK KENT

Jan. 30, 1927 – March 24, 2021 Graveside funeral services for Mr. Wesley Fredrick Kent, 94, of Brookhaven, were held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 26, 2021, at Riverwood Memorial Park in Lincoln County with the Rev. Greg Warnock officiating. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Friday. Mr. Kent…

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MARTHA CAROLYN “BUFFALO GAL” LAMBERT

March 22, 1941 – Sunday, March 21, 2021 Funeral services for Martha Carolyn “Buffalo Gal” Lambert, 79, of Port Gibson, were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Lighthouse Center in Meadville with burial in Foxworth Cemetery. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until the time of service. She was born to Wilmer…

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MR. KENNETH RAY WALLACE

Jan. 18, 1959 – March 20, 2021 Memorial services for Mr. Kenneth Ray Wallace, 62, of McCall Creek were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Riverwood Family Funeral Services in Brookhaven. He was born Jan. 18, 1959, to J.J. Wallace Sr. and Vera Mae Grooms Wallace, and passed away Saturday, March 20,…

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MR. WILLIAM “BILL” THOMAS PETTY

Jan. 4, 1948 – March 19, 2021 Funeral services for Mr. William “Bill” Thomas Petty, 73, of McCall Creek, were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit with Brother Raymond Gonzales officiating. Burial followed in the Petty Family Cemetery in Summit. Visitation was held from 5 to 8…

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