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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for April 24, 2014

JAMES A. TATUM
April 20, 2014
Funeral services for James A. Tatum, 90, of Hattiesburg, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 from the Chapel of Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 from Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.

A veteran of World War II, he was a Purple Heart recipient. A Mississippi State University graduate, he earned a degree in Agriculture. He served on the Board of Directors of Walthall Citizens Bank in Tylertown and was an avid gardener, fisherman and a strong believer in higher education.

He went to be the Lord on Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Tatum of Hattiesbug; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Jim Nicholson of Hattiesburg and Becky and George Geriner of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Liza Tatum of Dallas, Texas; a sister, a brother, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home of Hattiesburg is in charge of arrangements.

IRMA RAYE GILBERT
April 23, 2014
Funeral services for Irma Raye Gilbert, 99, of Waynesboro, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Rev. Lavon Crane officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Waynesboro.

A native of Greene County, she died on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital in Quitman.

She is survived by seven nieces, three nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Gilbert; five brothers and two sisters.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.freemanfh.com.

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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