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Obituaries for Sunday, December 3, 2006

Osborne Evans

Services for Osborne Evans, of Monticello, were 3 p.m. Sunday,Dec. 3, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inMonticello Municipal Cemetery.

Mr. Evans, 81, died Dec. 1, 2006, at Lawrence County Hospital.He was born on May 28, 1925, to Johnnie Evans and Eva SmithEvans.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retiredpipeliner and a member of Monticello Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Hazel Evans;and his stepson.

Survivors are his sisters, Johnnie Strong, of Silver Creek, andReba Hammond, of Hammond, La.

A. Reggie Nations

Services for A. Reggie Nations, of Bogue Chitto, were 2 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 3, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Wellman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Nations, 61, died Dec. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born onJune 20, 1945, to Ford Nations and Elsie Brister Nations.

He was a former Lincoln County worker.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, LeoNations, Loyd Nations, Wes Nations, Carol Nations and Rex Nations;and his sisters, Imogene Brister and Janice Smith.

Survivors are his sons, Royce Nations and his wife, Tammy, andRodney Nations and his wife, Rowan, all of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Rita Nobles and her husband, Donald, of Petal; hisbrothers, Curtis Nations, of Brookhaven, and Don Nations, of BogueChitto; his sisters, Geraldine Williamson, Jeanette Nations,Lanelle Nations, all of Bogue Chitto, and Sylvia Williamson, ofRuth; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

William R. ‘Bill’ Simonson Jr.

Services for William R. “Bill” Simonson Jr., of Wesson, were 2p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Brookhaven Funeral Home followed by aMasonic graveside service at Wesson Cemetery.

Mr. Simonson, 85, died Dec. 1, 2006, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Bayou LaBatre, Ala., onJuly 11, 1921, to William R. Simonson and Lou Bosarge Simonson.

He was a barge marine superintendent for McDonough Service for35 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a Masonin the Wesson Lodge, William Oliver Chapter. He was a member ofStrong Hope Baptist Church. He was a wonderful husband, father,grandfather and father-in-law.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, DurthaMae Pickett Simonson; his brother and two sisters.

Survivors are his wife, Ann Simonson, of Wesson; his son, JamesR. Simonson and wife Patsy of Brandon; his sister, ElizabethBoutwell, of Bayou LaBatre; his grandchildren, Christa Ewing andhusband Justin, of Madison, and Beau Simonson and wife Nicole, ofWesson; and five great-grandchildren.

Nell Sumrall

Services for Nell Sumrall, of Jayess, were Saturday, Dec. 2, atPowells Grove Pentecostal Church in Jayess with burial in thechurch cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Sumrall, 94, died Nov. 30, 2006, at Bill Dora Nursing Homein Tylertown. She was born on June 30, 1912, to Sam Lambert andLaura Jane King Lambert.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Powells GrovePentecostal Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Elsie B.Sumrall; her three brothers, seven sisters and one grandchild.

Survivors are her sons, Tommy Sumrall, of Columbia, JimmySumrall, of Jayess, and Richard Hines, of Quitman; her daughters,Bonnie Brister, of McComb, and Patsy Brooks, of Tylertown; fourgrandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and eightgreat-grandchildren.