Polly Evelyn Hawkins

Aug 10, 2022


Mrs. Polly Evelyn Hawkins, 87 of Merigold, MS went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 10, 2022.  Visitation will be10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Saturday, August 13, 2022, Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS.  Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at New Cleveland Cemetery.

Polly was born July 25, 1935, to...

Jane Ellen Bobitt

Aug 6, 2022


Jane Ellen Bobitt, 79, passed away on August 6, 2022, in Memphis, TN.

Jane Ellen Bobitt was born on December 19, 1942 in Columbus, MS, to Frank McCann and Tommie McCann.

Jane Ellen graduated from S.D. Lee High in 1960. She then started college at the University for Women. After her first year of college, she went on to...

Deleslyn Ann Dakin

Aug 5, 2022


Deleslyn Ann Dakin, 83, of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord August 5, 2022.  Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS.  Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 11:30 a.m. Pallbearers will be Matt Griffin, Mike Griffin, Andrew Chicoine, Steven Fulgham, Danny Mize, and Myron...

Eula Walker Pyles

Aug 2, 2022

Eula, who loved to be called “Mama” by her kids, departed her loving family on August 2, 2022 in her home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. This terrible disease took our mother more than once as she became more forgetful and at times didn’t know us.  Over the last few weeks, she had taken a rapid decline in health...

Mary Virginia Biagioli

Jul 31, 2022

Mary Virginia Biagioli, 92, passed away on July 31st at Magnolia Gardens in Greenville, Mississippi.  She was born on November 23rd, 1929 to Dominic and Anna Pirani Biagioli in Shaw, Mississippi.  After graduating from Shaw High School, Mary attended secretarial school in Jackson, Mississippi.  She then moved to Memphis, Tennessee where she worked for many years at Benham Bean Company...

Shakuntalaben Sudhaben Patel

Jul 26, 2022


    Shakuntalaben Shankarbhai PatelRuleville, MS Shakuntalaben (Sudhaben) Patel 66, of Ruleville, MS passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022. A visitation honoring Mrs. Patel will be held Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 6-7 at Ray Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10:00am at Ray Funeral Home with Kiritbhai Brahaman.Shakuntalaben (Sudhaben) was...

Tommy Schubert

Jul 26, 2022


Thomas “Tommy” Schubert, 88 of Drew, MS was called home to be with the Lord on July 26, 2022.

Visitation Thursday, July 28, 2022, from 11-12pm at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life service will be Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 12-1pm at Ray Funeral Home and a graveside service will be held in his honor at 1pm in...

Jimmy Lewis Warren

Jul 20, 2022


Jimmy Warren, 81, passed away on July 20, 2022, in Oxford, MS.

Jimmy Warren was born on January 10, 1941 in Bolivar County, MS, to Felton Lafayette Warren and Jimmie Lucille Matthews. He grew up on a family farm, Interstate Woods, where he, along with his siblings, helped with the family row crop farming operations, raising livestock, and growing...

Ralph Smith

Jul 18, 2022

Ralph Bernell "Smitty" Smith. 86, of Cleveland went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 18, 2022 at Bolivar Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Cleveland Church of Christ with Bro. Tim McCarter officiating. Burial will follow in North Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Ray Funeral Home. Visitation will be from...

Han Deb Gee

Jul 6, 2022


Deb was born on September 15, 1929, in the Canton Province of China. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, MS.  Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m.  A private graveside will be at New Cleveland Cemetery.  

When he was sixteen, he came...

Paul Avaltroni

Jul 2, 2022


Paul William Avaltroni, 81, of Shelby, Mississippi, passed away on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 in Cleveland, Mississippi.  A graveside service will be held at 3pm on Friday, July 8th at the Shelby cemetery.  

Born in Shelby, Mississippi on January 4th, 1941, he was the son of T.J. and Ida Avaltroni.  Paul graduated from Shelby High School in 1959.  He earned his bachelor's degree in public accounting from the University...

Kathryn "Kay" Muller Sweeden

Jun 30, 2022


Kathryn "Kay" Muller Sweeden, 85, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Fort Collins, Colorado. A private graveside service will be held Friday, July 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Greenville Cemetery in Greenville, Mississippi, under the direction of Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, Mississippi.

Kay was born on August 2, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois to...

Morgan Leslie Lance

Jun 28, 2022


Morgan Leslie Lance, 59, of Gulfport, MS went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Smith Cemetery in Cascilla, MS.

Morgan was born November...

Ben Berry Brewer

Jun 26, 2022


Ben Berry Brewer, 59, of Cleveland, MS went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 26, 2022. 

Ben was born April 9, 1963, to Stanley and Frankie Brewer in Cleveland, MS. He attended Cleveland High School.  Ben served in the United States Navy. 

He is preceded by his father, Stanley R Brewer Sr.

Ben is survived by his mother,...

Roy Leslie Collins

Jun 23, 2022


Roy Leslie Collins passed away June 23, 2022 at the age of 80. A visitation will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 12:00-2:00pm at First United Methodist Church of Cleveland with celebration of life immediately following at 2:00pm.

He was born November 1, 1941 in Cleveland, MS to Roy Preston and Louise McKnight Collins. He graduated from...

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