Gary McLendon, Mendenhall, MS

James Gary McLendon passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at UMMC in Jackson, MS.   He was born on January 10, 1942, to his parents, the late D.W. and Sarah Elizabeth Grantham McLendon. 

Gary retired after working twenty plus years in the oilfield with H&P. He loved his job. He also had a love of hot rod cars and if you ever saw one of his, you would agree.  He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. He was devoted to his family and cherished his precious time with each of them.  

He was preceded in death by his parents,  D.W. and Sarah McLendon.  

Gary is survived by sons, Jimmy McLendon (Debi), Chris McLendon; daughter, Stephanie Hankins; brother, John McLendon, sister, Gussie Magner (Gerald); grandchildren, Ryan Grubbs, Josh Hankins, Nick McLendon, Roby McLendon, Logan McLendon, Lauren McLendon and two great grandchildren.

Visitation for friends and family will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Friday, May 10, at Tutor Funeral Home with interment following in Merit Cemetery.  Bro. Paul Barnard will officiate. 

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.  

Lloyd Stanley Mangum, Jackson, MS

“What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9

Lloyd Stanley Mangum, 63, passed away at his home on April 6, 2019. Born on July 8, 1955 to Christine and L.T. Mangum in Magee, MS, Stanley graduated from Magee High School in 1973 and Copiah-Lincoln Community College in 1975. Stanley was married to his childhood sweetheart, Stacy Magee Mangum, on October 25, 1981. Together they raised three children, Maggie, Martha and Clayton, who dearly loved their “Papa.”

Louise S. Carter, Magee, MS

Louise Stubblefield Carter went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the age of 95.

Louise was born in Memphis, TN on November 23, 1923. She married Denver Lamar Carter, Sr. in Indianola, MS in 1946 and had three sons, Denver Lamar Carter, Jr., John Stubblefield Carter and William David Carter.

Louise was of vivacious character, strong-willed and feisty. She reared her three sons, Bubba, John and Bill after the untimely death of her husband in 1962. Never one to let life get her down, Louise soldiered on and created a life for herself and her sons in Magee, MS. Louise loved fellowshipping with her friends, cooking to share with those in the community, etc. In her later years, she loved watching Wheel of Fortune everyday with her best friend Theda Berry before Theda’s passing.

Louise is preceded in death by her parents, Allen Benjamin & Martha Elizabeth Stubblefield, her sister Mary Elizabeth Hodges and brother-in-law, James; brother, Allen Benjamin Stubblefield, Jr and her son John Stubblefield Carter. Louise leaves behind her son, Denver (Bubba) Carter, Jr. and wife Jane of Magee, MS; son, William (Bill) Carter of Houston, TX; daughter-in-law, Carmen Carter of New Orleans, LA; grandchildren Dr. Denver Carter, III and wife Amarilys of Magee, MS, Mariel Hubbard and husband Brandon of Magee, MS; Keleigh Cleveland and husband Tres of Birmingham, AL. Additionally, Louise leaves behind six great grandchildren.

The family would like to express its deepest gratitude to the caregivers of Lakeview Assisted Living and later, Hillcrest Nursing Center in Magee, MS who provided exceptional around the clock care for Louise over the last two years. We also would like to express our gratitude to Pax Hospice who provided exceptional care for her and our family this past week of her life.

Services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Magee, MS on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. followed by interment at the Magee City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee, MS and from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.