Bowers Hankins, Jr. Magee, MS

Bowers Hankins Jr., (Junior as he was known by many) passed away Friday, January 22, 2016, at the age of 77.  He was born on March 12, 1938, to his parents, the late Bowers Hankins, Sr. and Esther (Walker) Hankins. 

Earnest Crosby, Magee, MS

Earnest Crosby, 71, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, in Jackson, MS.  He was born on December 29, 1943, to the (late) Richard Crosby and Cora Lee (Pittman) Crosby of Magee.

Earnest was the Lot Manager for E.O. Berry Motor Company in Magee, MS, where he was employed since he was 13 years old.  

He is survived by three brothers, Charles Crosby, Willie Pittman, Tommy Crosby; four sisters, Dorothy Griffith, Martha Barber, Bernice Hooker, Joyce Crosby and special friend, Delores Dixon.

Along with his parents, Earnest was preceded in death by three brothers, Curtis Crosby, Freddie Crosby, L.T. Crosby and one sister, Alberta Blackwell.

Visitation will be Friday, January 15, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS.  Services are scheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel in Magee.

 Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.

Jeffrey Everett, Magee, MS

Jeffrey Everett, 55, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, in Jackson, MS.  He was born on March 10, 1960, to the (late) Roy Joe Everett and Jane (Broadway) Everett of Magee.

Jeff loved to play guitar, he studied classical guitar at the University of Southern Mississippi.  Jeff also was awarded the Silver Snoopy Award from NASA in 1991 for designing the audio studio control room at The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Al.

He is survived by his mother, Jane Everett; one son, Christopher Everett; one daughter, Alexandra Everett and one brother, Dennis Everett.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Roy Joe Everett.

Visitation will be Friday, January 15, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS.  Services will be held Friday, at 2:00 p.m. in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel.   Interment will follow in Braxton City Cemetery. Bro. Buddy Keyes and Bro. Paul Padgett will officiate.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.

Sherri Runnels Guest, Magee, MS

Sherri Runnels Guest, 42, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015, in Magee.  She was born on May 11, 1973, to her parents, the late Carl Runnels and Martha (Adams) Runnels of Magee.

 Sherri worked as a school teacher at New Life Christian Academy.  

She is survived by her husband, Anthony Guest; one son, Colby Guest; one daughter, Addelyn Guest; one brother, Terry Runnels (Chrys); two sisters, Carla Mason (Paul), Joy Cromwell (Jason).

Sherri was preceded in death by her father, Carl Runnels.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 30, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church in Magee, MS.  Services are scheduled for Thursday, December 31, at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Jay Wesbrooks, Bro. Reggie Chisholm and Bro. Buddy Keyes will officiate.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.

Dollie "Dot" Holbrook Crawford, Mendenhall, MS

 Dollie “Dot” Holbrook Crawford, 82, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. She was born on January 4, 1933, to her parents, the late J.D. Holbrook and Myrtle (Grubbs) Holbrook.

Mrs. Holbrook retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance Company.


Mrs. Crawford is survived by one son, George Crawford; one brother, Jimmy Holbrook; one sister, Theresa Duckworth; two grandchildren, Kristen Lognion and Brooke Crawford; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Brooke Terry, Anthony Lognion and Charlie Lognion.
Along with her parents, Mrs. Crawford was preceded in death by her husband, George Gordon Crawford; two brothers, John Earl Holbrook and Derwood “Buddy” Holbrook.
Visitation will be Friday, December 18, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 19, at 2:30 p.m. with visitation from 2:00 p.m. until the start of service at Star Baptist Church in Star, MS. Interment will follow in Mendenhall City Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.

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