Early Saturday morin, July 13, 2019, Bettie Marie Everett Little, peacefully left this life for her eternal home. She was born on September 18, 1926, in Magee, MS, to Anslem Sylvester and Claudie Annette Rankin Everett. On December 30, 1931, there was a tornado off of Pine Grove Road. Annette was running to a storm shelter with her four year old daughter in her arms, Bettie Marie, when a tree limb hit Annette across the neck killing her instantly. A few years later, Anslem remarried Ollie McAlpin.
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.
Felicia Diane Canoy passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her residence at the age of 34. She was born on December 28, 2019, to her parents Luther Dale and Diane Canoy.
Ruth Marie Wallace Thomas, 76, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She was born on September 29, 1942, to Ernest and Stella Dice (Travis) Wallace in Gulfport, MS.
Kathleen Knight Patrick, 95, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Arrington Living Center in Collins, where she had been a resident for seven years. She was born on July 20, 1923, to S. J. and Essie Marie Miley Knight in Simpson County.
John S. Lofton passed away unexpectedly at his residence on June 17, 2019. He was born on November 22, 1971, to Jack and Marie May Lofton.
Michael Angelo Rankin passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Michael Angelo Rankin was born on August 29, 1967, to Mims Rankin Jr. and Mary Ann Rankin, their first born child. Michael attended Mt. Olive High School. He continued college and received his associates degree. He was employed at Boswell Regional Center for 27 years.
Mary McCoy Harris Hartley, age 90, went to her heavenly home on Friday, June 15, 2019. She was born on February 16, 1929, in Crowville, LA, a daughter of the late Claude and Laura Macoy.
Marreta White Sparks was welcomed by her Savior into eternal life on June 11, 2019. She battled a courageous fight with Alzheimer’s Disease for the past eight years. She is now free from her sickness and disease, and no longer carries the burdens of this mortal life.
Bobbye Jean Patterson, 83, passed away at Hillcrest Nursing Home on June 10, 2019. Born on September 8, 1935 to Robert C. and Virdue Turner Bounds in Magee, MS.