Royce Jarrell Mize, Sr., 75, of  Mendenhall passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012,  at Simpson General Hospital. Born in Simpson County on May 22, 1936, a son of the late Dorothy (Kennedy) and Norman Terry Mize, Royce is survived by his wife, Bobbie (Sullivan) Mize; a son, Royce J. (Amy) Mize, Jr., of Vicksburg; a daughter, Sherri (Jimmy "Orange") Burnham, of Mendenhall; a Special Nephew, Mike Sullivan, of Mendenhall; a brother, A. J. Mize, of Hattiesburg; and eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 8, 2012, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.  Religious service will be in Tutor Funeral Home Chapel, Mendenhall, at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, with Rev. Gene Banes and Rev. Glen Cain officiating.  Interment will be in Mendenhall City Cemetery.