Lonnie Lee Beech Jr.
82, of Carnes
Lonnie Lee Beech Jr., 82, of Carnes; born to Lonnie Beech Sr. and Agnes E. Breland Beech; died March 27, 2020, at his residence; tidewater marine supervisor; husband to Peggy Jones; father of one son (Michael Comans of Mt. Olive) and two daughters (Rebecca Jeanes of Texarkana, Texas, and Melissa LeBouef of Destrehan, Louisiana).
Itaska Goar Broom
77, of Petal
Istaska Goar Broom, 77, of Petal; born to Monroe and Hester Goar; died March 30, 2020, at Bedford Care; member of Leeville Baptist Church; burial in Lott Cemetery.
Carolyn June Carpenter
79, of Hattiesburg
Carolyn June Carpenter, 79, of Hattiesburg; born to Earl Anthony and Maggie Gernevia Garcia Perez; died March 30, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg; retired from Keesler Post Exchange; mother of two sons (Scott Carpenter of Jackson and Larry Carpenter of Sumrall) and one daughter (Sharon Turner of Hattiesburg); burial in Highland Cemetery.
Henry King Farmer
95, of Hattiesburg
Henry King Farmer, 95, of Hattiesburg; born to Isaac Newton and Della Williams Farmer; died March 31, 2020, at Brookdale Senior Living in Hattiesburg; partner at Ross-King Walker Insurance prior to his retirement; husband to Mary Goza Farmer; father of two sons (Francis Goza Farmer of Hattiesburg and Newton Henry Farmer of Houston, Texas).
77, of Brooklyn
Tony Garza, 77, of Brooklyn; born to Rudy and Fannie Fincke; died March 25, 2020; generator mechanic in the oilfield industry and served his country in the U.S. Navy Seabees; husband of 33 years to Renee Garza; father of three sons (Darvin Laymon and Tommy Daughdrill, both of Brooklyn, and Charles Hefley of Dover, Arkansas) and three daughters (Chelsea Daughdrill and Liberty Barefoot of Brooklyn and Renee Massey of Dover).
Hardee ‘Dock’ Henderson Jr.
88, of Hattiesburg
Hardee “Dock” Stevens Henderson Jr., 88, of Hattiesburg; died March 28, 2020, at Brookdale Senior Living in Hattiesburg; retired engineer with Litton Industries and veteran of the U.S. Air Force; husband to Lois Dunnam Henderson; father of one son (Mike Henderson of Donalsville, Georgia); burial in East Side Cemetery.
Virgie Mae Jarrell
79, of Richton
Virgie Mae Jarrell, 79, of Richton; born to Benny Lee “Sonny Boy” and Audrey Parker; died March 25, 2020, at Perry County Nursing Home; mother of one son (Johnny Jarrell Sr. of Petal) and one daughter (Barbara Jarrell of Petal); burial in Old Fellowship Cemetery.
Ann Sessum Lee
67, of Hattiesburg
Ann Sessum Lee, 67, of Hattiesburg; born to R.V. and Eloise Sessum; died March 30, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley; member of Kensington Woods Church of Christ; wife to Kenneth Lee; mother of one son (Kenny Lee of Hattiesburg) and one daughter (April Michelle Lee of Richards, Texas).
Shawn James McCray
49, of Hattiesburg
Shawn James McCray, 49, of Hattiesburg; born on July 8, 1970, to Danny and Ella McCray; died March 27, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg; worked for Chevron and veteran of the U.S. Army; husband of 26 years to Michelle McCray; father of five children (Shawn Austin McCray, Angelina McCray, Alexander McCray, Dalton Norris and Misty Kelly).
Wylodean Clark Richardson
93, of Hattiesburg
Wylodean Clark Richardson, 93, of Hattiesburg; born in Marietta on Aug. 2, 1926; died on March 22, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg; retired from The Children’s Clinic; mother of two daughters (Myra Lou Reisinger and Terry Red); burial in Roseland Park Cemetery.
Norma Jean Turnage
91, of Hattiesburg
Norma Jean Turnage, 91, of Hattiesburg; died March 31, 2020, in Hattiesburg; owner of North Gate Military Surplus and Sewing Center for 38 years; mother of one son (Louis Turnage of Purvis) and two daughters (Myra Joyce Rainy and Shirley Page, both of Hattiesburg); burial in Kokomo Cemetery in Kokomo.
Tyler Bryce Young
24, of Hattiesburg
Tyler Bryce Young, 24, of Hattiesburg; born to Ron and Lisa Young; died March 23, 2020; member of Main Street United Methodist Church and graduate of Presbyterian Christian School.