Rosy Etta Lambert

Rosy Etta Lambert, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at her home in Tishomingo.

She was born in Prentiss County on January 29, 1931, to Joseph Deanderson Williams and Donnie Almeda Shamblin Williams. She enjoyed quilting, family gatherings, traveling, and reading the Bible. She loved attending church and gospel singings.

Funeral Services were held Friday, April 2, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Way of Life Worship Center in Tishomingo with Bro. Hayward Burcham and Bro. Scotty Young officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olive Church of God Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by one son, Don Lambert (Monte) of Booneville; four daughters, Wanda Killough (Danny) of Rienzi, Gwen Day (David) of Tishomingo, Jo Ann Young (Roger) of Paden, and Jan Harper (Wayne) of Tishomingo; brother, Roy Williams (Norma) of Lyons, Ill.; grandchildren, Jason Hicks (Melissa) of Rienzi, Lisa Leatherwood (Eddie) of Corinth, Scotty Young (Rachel) of Belmont, Kimberly Butler (Richie) of Iuka, Derrick Young (Abbi) of Nashville, Tenn., Molly Fowler (Hunter) of Selmer, Tenn., Andrew Lambert (Anna Kathryn) of Booneville, and Michaela Cody (Caleb) of Iuka; twelve great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jasper Lambert; granddaughter, LaSonja Gray; great-grandson, Joseph Young; sisters, Ida Mae Burcham, Ilene Carpenter, and Effie Briggs; brothers, Colen Williams and Earl Knox Williams.

Pallbearers were Jason Hicks, Derrick Young, Richie Butler, Andrew Lambert, Eddie Leatherwood and Hunter Fowler. Honorary pallbearers will be Caleb Cody, Danny Killough, David Day, Roger Young, Wayne Harper, and Scotty Young.

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Mark Anthony Mazzone

GUNTOWN — Mark Anthony Mazzone, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the NMMC Hospice.

He owned WFC automotive, enjoyed painting and working on automobiles. He liked to fish, camp, go boating, watching Nascar and Clemson football. He always looked for the brighter side of life and he was a Catholic.

Memorial services will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Lake Lamar Bruce with Bro. Paul Ray Hall officiating, Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Pam Castle Mazzone of Guntown; daughters, Whitney Wages of Oxford and Margeóux Mazzone Robinson (Eddie) of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Melinda Mazzone Johnson (Bruce) of Charleston, S.C., and three grandchildren, Sophia, Charlotte and Ramsey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carmon and Thelma Herndon Mazzone and a sister, Marina.

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Tony Max Smith, Sr.

Tony Max Smith, Sr., 80, of Booneville, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

He was a member of the New Prospect Presbyterian Church, he loved hunting and attending to his cows. He was a Mississippi US National Guard Veteran and was retired from the Mississippi Highway Patrol with 20 years of service and he worked with many other law enforcement agencies until 2009.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 1 p.m., at McMillan Funeral Home with Reverend Bill Connolly officiating. Burial was in the New Prospect Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

He is survived by, three sons, Richard Smith (Donna), Tony Smith, Jr. (Amira) and Ben Lewelling (Angie); two daughters, Carol Gamblin (Bobby) and Lori Hunsucker (Mark); two brothers, James “Jeb” Smith (Kathleen) and Henry Smith; one sister, Jennie Lou Brannan (Jimmy); grandchildren, Mark Allen Hunsucker, Jr., Richard Lee Whitney, Kassidy Gamblin, Chase Lewelling, Brianna Lewelling, Anna Smith, Tony “Trey” Smith, III, Joey Kimble Smith; great grandchildren, Jayden Whitney, Kannon Whitney, Jackson Casper, Kenadie Simmons and Kaitlynne Raymond; host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Kimble Smith and Ruth Axon Smith; his wife, Syble Smith; his son, Joey Smith; his sister, Sugenia Tolbird.

Pallbearers were Mississippi State Highway Patrol Troopers, Brian McGee, Cody Langley, Jason Jenkins, Darrell McNair, Todd Davis and Cody McGee.

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Robert Bryan Johnson

Robert Bryan Johnson, 57, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home.

William Chandler, Jr.

William Chandler, Jr., (June Bug House) was born on November 20,1962, and passed from this life on March 28, 2021.

He was the son of the late William Chandler and the late Beatrice Chandler.

He is survived; by two sons Arsenio Chandler and Jerome Crump; one brother, Terry House; and special friends Jeanette Rice and William Scott, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

No services are being held at this time.

Emily Megan Turner

Emily Megan Turner, 26, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her home in Pontotoc.

She was born on June 26, 1994, to Melissa Nichols Turner. Ms. Emily enjoyed taking pictures and cooking with her mother. She loved shopping for anything fashionable, curling her hair, and putting on her makeup. Emily would always tell her aunts that she was going to buy them a house on the beach, and they would all move there. More importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

A celebration of life was held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Dawson officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

She is survived by her mother, Melissa Nichols Turner; one brother, Kenny Turner (Jackie); four aunts, Dianne Weeks, Donna Coats, Denise Wilemon (Clayton), and Phyllis Barnes (Terry); one niece, Layken Turner; two nephews, Kyson Turner and Kaleb Turner; four cousins, Jessica Coats, Michael Smith (Shawna), Alanah Barnes, and Alexandria Barnes; and two best friends, Sommer Elrod and Patrick Venetis.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Kevin Turner; grandparents, Clyde and Julia Nichols; and one uncle, Willie Weeks.

Pallbearers were Michael Smith, Clayton Wilemon, TJ Edge, and Terry Barnes.

Milton Miles

Milton Miles, 70, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

He was born on September 30, 1950, to Alton Milton Miles and Virginia Nolan. He was the area leader for Narcotics Anonymous Group. Mr. Milton enjoyed flower gardening, and spending time with his family and friends.

A celebration of life was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with members of the Narcotics Anonymous Group sharing stories of how Milton impacted their lives. Burial was at the Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Milton is survived by his son, Junior Miles; one God-Daughter, Sybie; two sisters, Debbie Wood and Diane Loden; six aunts, Frances (Bobby) Jennings, Linda (Ralph) Roberts, Ann Ivey, Terressia Miles, Barbara Miles, and Daisy Miles; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Ricky Miles; and one sister, Sandra Russell.

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Kenneth David ‘Kenny’ Orr

Kenneth David ‘Kenny’ Orr, 64, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

He was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas, on March 4, 1957. He enjoyed playing pool, bowling, and coin collecting.

A celebration of life was held Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel. Booneville Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his son, Joseph David Orr (Sadie) of Corinth; daughters, Jodi Carter of Colorado, Toni Follin (Ryan) of Corinth, Kelli Golebiewski (Logan) of Rienzi, and Deena Mills of Pickton, Texas; his father and step-mom, Jamie and Florence Orr; grandchildren, Jordan, Jill, Cody, Tyler, Ayden, Carson, Micah, Noah, Keaton, AnnaBell, Blaize, Oakleigh, Brynlee, and Atlas.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Arnita Ruth Minty.

Memorials or donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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