Theda Pearce Berry, Magee, MS

Theda Pearce Berry, age 87, a retired teacher and business owner, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Plainview Assisted Living Home in Richland, Mississippi. Visitation will be held  from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee on Thursday, June 23, 2016.  Services will be held Friday, June 24, 2016,  11:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Magee. Interment will follow in City of Magee Cemetery.

William T. White, Puckett, Ms


William T. White passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the age of 71. He was born on June 28, 1944, to his parents the late, Thurston V. White and Estelle (Boggan) White.

William, a resident of Rankin County, is a retired mechanic with the Rankin County Unit System and farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Lillie (Grantham) White; son, Bill (Jennifer) White; two daughters, Angie (Brad) Calhoun and Kim (Wes) Breeden; brother, Hubert White; five grand children; Raymond, Brittany, Zachary, Austin, and Tyler and one great-grandchild, Joseph.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS. Services will be Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 11 a.m at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS. Interment will be in Puckett City Cemetery in Puckett, MS.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Puckett Volunteer Fire Department.  P.O. Box 397, Puckett, MS 39151.

Arrangements were entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.

Betty James Ramsay, Mt. Olive, MS

Mrs. Betty James Ramsay, 75, of Mt. Olive, born April 3, 1941, and raised in Rankin County, died on June 18, 2016. Visitation will be held Monday, June 20, from 5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS and again from 9:00 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. at Tutor Funeral Home. Reverend Joe Gardner will officiate, 

Tony Hollie, Mt.Olive, MS

Tony Hollie, 57, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was born on August 11, 1958, to his parents, the late Alonzo Hollie and Faye (Arnold) Hollie.

Mr. Hollie worked as a truck driver with J&L of Magee, MS. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Hollie; one son, L.J. Summers; two daughters, Jessica Weems and Doris Weems.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS. Services will be held Saturday, at 11:00 am in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.

Barbara Callaway, Magee, MS

Barbara Underwood Callaway passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016.  She was born on November 5, 1928 in Bungay, England. 

Mrs. Callaway is survived by one son, Charles Murray Callaway; two daughters, Karen Kopf (David) and Barbara Cook (Joe); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Callaway. 

A memorial service will be held on June 13, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel in Magee, MS.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.

Carolyn Elizabeth Hopkins Thompson, Magee, MS

Carolyn Elizabeth “Liz” Hopkins Thompson arrived in this world December 14, 1965, and painted the sky as she went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 4, 2016.  Everyone who crossed her path heard about Jesus, salvation, love, forgiveness and how to make the best of any bad situation.