Obituaries

Martha Jean Owens

Martha Jean Owens departed this life on July 5. Services were held July 13 at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Magee. Final resting home is Zion Hill Church Cemetery, Zion Hill Community. Services and arrangements entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home of Magee.


Jerry Purser

Jerry Purser, 64, of Magee, gained his wings Wednesday July 10, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg. He was born Thursday, September 16, 1954.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.



Felicia Diane Canoy

Felicia Diane Canoy passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  She was born on December 28, 1984.

Survivors include her parents, Luther and Diane Canoy; beloved grandparents, John and Mary E. Hughes; brother, Johnny Canoy; sisters Stacy Canoy, Leann Roberts, Mary Nolan, Rita Jasper, Tammie Dreding, Pamela Tanner and Laura Hudson.


Michael May

Michael May, 65, formally of Magee, passed from this life Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Jaquith Nursing Home in Pearl, Miss. He was born Wednesday, August 19, 1953.




James Yelverton

James Yelverton passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Magee General Hospital.  He was born on January 28, 1939, to James Albert Yelverton Jr. and Marie (Maddox) Yelverton Ware.

James worked for over 40 years with Illinois Central Gulf Railroad before retiring.  He was a lifelong member of Sharon Presbyterian Church.



Bettie Marie Everett Little

Early Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, Bettie Marie Everett Little, peacefully passed from this life for her eternal home.  She was born on November 18, 1926, in Magee to Anslem Sylvester and Claudie Annette Rankin Everett.  On December 30, 1931, there was a tornado off Pine Grove Road.  Annette was running for cover to a storm shelter with her


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Catherine Walker

Catherine Walker departed this life June 25, 2019, in Jackson. Services were Saturday, June 29, 2019, at South Pleasant Hill Church, Prentiss, MS. Final resting home is Jackson Crematory, Jackson, MS. Services and arrangements entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, Magee.

Annette Williams





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