Obituaries 02-09-23

February 08, 2023

JAMES ALLEN "YOGI" MCCANN

Aug. 13, 1941-Jan. 27, 2023

Graveside services for James Allen "Yogi" McCann, 81, of Waynesboro,

were conducted on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 from Bethlehem Cemetery in

Shubuta, with Rev. Terry Jones officiating.

Born on Aug. 13, 1941, he was a retired Foreman with Kelley Brothers

Construction and the Owner of Yogi's Party House.

He died on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 at Forrest General Hospital in

Hattiesburg.

He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, James Kelvin and

Bessie McCann of Waynesboro and Gary Ladale McCann of Waynesboro; three

daughters and a son-in-law, Lakita and Maurice Shanks of Shubuta,

Glendean "Neice" McCann of Waynesboro and Sherry Spann of San Diego,

Calif.; five brothers and three sisters-in-law, Louis and Dessie Nobles

of Shubuta, James "Jimmy" and Lucille McCann of Gulfport, David Earl

and Mildred Rivers of Waynesboro, Frankie McCann of Waynesboro and

Willie McCall of Shubuta; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Mary and

Thomas Woodard of Buffalo, N.Y., and Carolyn Terrell of Repton, Ala.; 17

grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, five sisters and five

brothers.

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

Turner Funeral Home of Waynesboro was in charge of arrangements.

MATTIE VERA POWE

April 18, 1946-January 24, 2023

Funeral services for Mattie Vera Powe, 76, of Waynesboro, were conducted

on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 from St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, with

Rev. Donald Miller officiating.

Interment followed at Serenity Gardens.

Born on April 18, 1946, she was a former employee of Wells-Lamont and

was a member of Circle #3, the Usher Board and Sunday School at St. Luke

Missionary Baptist Church.

She died on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023 at her residence.

She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tyrone Kinard Powe

and Shelton Ray and Roxie Powe; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lisa

Darlene Powe-Wright and Cynthia and Richard Benson; a sister, Woundlin

and the late James Louise Colbert; seven grandchildren, two

great-grandchildren, a niece, a nephew, two brothers-in-law and a

sister-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

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

Turner Funeral Home of Waynesboro was in charge of arrangements.

WILLIE FRED HOWELL

June 21, 1963-Jan. 17, 2023

Funeral services for Willie Fred Howell, 59, of Buckatunna, were

conducted on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 from Sunlight Missionary Baptist

Church, with Rev. Cecil Jackson officiating.

Interment followed at the church cemetery.

Born on June 21, 1963, he was an employee with Scotch Plywood and a

Deacon at Sunlight Missionary Baptist church.

He died on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile, Ala.

He is survived by his wife, Manaletta Ann "Jimmie" Howell; two sons,

Jarmaine and Willie Latrell Howell; five brothers and three

sisters-in-law, John Bobby West and Freddie Roy Howell, both of Miami,

Fla., Tony and Patricia West of Mobile, Ala., Alfred and Temecia West

and Joe Lee and Katina Howell, all of Waynesboro; eight sisters and five

brothers-in-law, Rosetta and Louis Smith of North Carolina, Ellar and

Eddie Hodge, Beatrice Dozier, Laverne and Staheli Everett, Sharon Howell

and Elizabeth J. Howell, all of Waynesboro, Letha and Mario Williams and

Leatha Marie and Mitchell Watson of Mobile, Ala.; and a granddaughter,

Loyalty Jershell Howell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

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

Turner Funeral Home of Waynesboro was in charge of arrangements.



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