Obituaries for Monday, July 8

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 8, 2005

Bill Hart

Services for Bill Hart, of Bogue Chitto, were 11 a.m. today,Aug. 8 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial inBogue Chitto Cemetery.

Mr. Hart, 80, died Aug. 6, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Bogue Chitto on May 12, 1925, to Tom Hartand Ethel Phelps Hart.

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He was retired. He was a veteran of the Navy with service inWorld War II. He was a member of Bogue Chitto Baptist Church. Heloved music and appreciated being with his family andneighbors.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two sisters, MargaretHart and Joy Gary; one brother, James Thomas Hart; and onegreat-grandson, Joseph Charles Libby.

Survivors are his wife, Elizabeth Smith Hart, of Bogue Chitto;his sons and daughters-in-law, Charlie and Dolores Hart, Tommy andBecky Hart, Billy John Hart, Ken Hart, and Gene Hart, all of BogueChitto; his daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Michael Delaughter,of Mauriceville, Texas, and Kathy and Bruce Crosby, of BogueChitto; two sisters, Juanita Magee, of Tylertown, and Bettie Smith,of Brookhaven; eleven grandchildren; and twelvegreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were John Hart, Scott Carpenter, Mike Sasser, BuddyRoberts, Robbie Roberts, Justin Shotwell. Honorary pallbearers wereCarl David Roberts, Joey Cannon, Jimmy Magee, Hugh Smith, TimSmith, and Andrew Cartwright.

Joe Martin

Services for Joe Martin, of Wesson, were 10 a.m. today, Aug. 8at Community Funeral Services Chapel with burial in StronghopeCemetery in Wesson.

Mr. Martin, 54, died Aug. 5, 2005, at Countrybrook LivingCenter. He was born on Oct. 5, 1950, to Leck T. Martin and MargaretJohnson Martin.

He was self-employed.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his sons, Chris Martin and Michael Martin, both ofWesson; his sisters, Bonnie McConnell, of Gulfport, and LindaAvera, of Clinton; his brothers, Robert Martin and Jimmy Martin,both of Wesson; and one grandchild.