Jeffie Dee Carter

Services will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, August 7 at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for Jeffie Dee Carter. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.

Sara Jane Westmoreland Mitchell

Sara Jane Westmoreland Mitchell died Friday, July 28, at home at the age of 79.

The funeral service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Pascagoula, Monday, July 31. Visitation will be at noon with the service following at 1 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 1 at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville.

John Davis Handley

Funeral services were held July 20 at First Baptist Madison for Dr. John Davis Handley.

Dr. Handley, 58, went to be with his Lord July 15, at his home in Madison, after a brief battle with cancer.

Alfred Wortham Duperier Jr.

Services will be held at Christ United Methodist Church July 26 at 1 p.m. for Alfred Wortham Duperier Jr. Visitation at the church is on the same day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On July 23, Dub’s life journey on earth ended and he began his eternal life with Jesus Christ his Lord and Savior.

Betty M. McNair

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland for Betty M. McNair of Ridgeland.

Betty McNair, 84, died July 8, after a lengthy illness.

Marie Morris Alfonso

 Services were held July 3 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Gulfport, for Marie Morris Alfonso. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Army.



The Jackson Academy Accents won in the MAIS Spirit Competition, taking first place in both the AAAA Kick division and the AAAA Pom division against teams from across the state.