Genevieve Joyce Dennis, 71, of Waveland, MS passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 in Waveland, MS.
She was a past member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Orleans, LA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Dennis; parents, Joseph Darrell Brown, Sr. and Mildred Melan; three brothers, Charles Brown, Joseph Brown and Simon Brown.
She is survived by her son, Richard Gavillo of Waveland, MS; three daughters, Paula Gavillo of Bay St. Louis, MS; Pamela Alphonso of Waveland, MS and Roxanne Gavillo of Bay St. Louis, MS; son-in-law, John Mina of Bay St. Louis, MS; four sisters, Julia Brown of Opelousas, LA; Patsy Brown of Opelousas, LA; Joan Brown of Slidell, LA and Millie Lajano of Chalmette, LA; ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be held Friday, July 29, 2016 at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon with a 12:00 noon funeral service. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS is in charge of the arrangements.
Bonnie Yarborough Lafontaine, 64, of Lakeshore, MS passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
Bonnie was a lifetime resident of Lakeshore, MS and worked for the Hancock County School District from 1978 until 2010 when she retired after 31 years of dedicated service. She was of the Catholic faith.
She was a good wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Bonnie loved her family dearly and she will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Harold Lafontaine; son, Raymond Francis Lafontaine; parents, Walter Yarborough and Lois Necaise Yarborough; sister, Mary Francis Johnston and brothers, Walter Yarborough and Jeffery Yarborough.
She is survived by her children, Harold Douglas "Doug" Lafontaine and his wife Tara of Waveland, MS and Sue Ann Shubert of her husband Scottie of Bay St. Louis, MS; brother, David Yarborough Sr. and his wife Regina of Waveland, MS; sisters, Ellen Johnston and her husband Carl of Clarksdale, MS, Brenda Schaffer of Kiln, MS and Paulette Shiyou and her husband Hugh of Bay St. Louis, MS; grandchildren, Destiney Lafontaine, Elizabeth Lafontaine, Blake Spence, Emily Bodiford, Jonathan Bodiford, and adopted grandson, Peyton Shiyou; godchildren, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The visitation is Friday, July 29, 2016 from 7:00 pm until at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS. The procession will leave the Funeral Home at 9:30 am on Saturday, July 30, 2016 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Clare Catholic Church in Waveland, MS. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Eddie Joseph Peterson, age 66, passed away July 25, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Lucille Peterson.
Eddie is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Debbie Laurent Peterson of Kiln, MS; his children, Angela Marie McGowen of Kiln, Eddie J. (Courtney) Peterson, Jr. of Waveland, and Jennifer Ann (Joey) Alligood of Kiln; sister, Linda Garcia of the Barth community; and 10 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.
He was retired from Diamondhead Water and Sewer, and was a former member of Hancock Co. Parks and Recreation Board where he served for 25 years.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Annunciation Catholic Church at 5pm with a visitation beginning at 3pm.
Burial will follow in Alphonse Malley Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Notre Dame Hospice, 5407 Indian Hill Dr., Diamondhead, MS 39525.
RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Kiln-Delisle Rd., Pass Christian, is serving the family, and memories may be shared at www.riemannfamily.com
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00 am in Mount Chapel Baptist Church for Mrs. Rhonda Williams Price Age: 62 of Waveland, MS who died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Gulfport, MS. The Rev. Renell Singleton will officiate at the service. Burial will be in the Waveland Cemetery under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home.
A native of Waveland, MS she was a member of the Mount Chapel Baptist Church, a member of the choir and a member of the Willing Workers Women of Mt. Chapel.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Price of Waveland, MS; 1 brother, Johnny Dewayne Williams, of Waveland, MS; 3 sisters: Karen Williams, Yolanda Jones of New York, and Vanessa Keller of Waveland, MS; 3 step daughters, Robin Price, Arizona, Tania Price, Bay St. Louis, MS, and Sonya Price, Pass Christian, MS; 6 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.
She's preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Annie Williams and Gwelyn Williams.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10:00 -11:00 am in Mt. Chapel Baptist Church, Waveland, MS.
Christopher Robert Wright, 37, passed away on July 15, 2016 in Gulfport, Mississippi.
He was born and raised in Jonesboro, Georgia; he lived all over Georgia until he moved to Gulfport, Mississippi in May of 2016 to be with his children. Nothing made Chris happier than being with his kids.
Chris is survived by his son Kaleb Wright (age 15), his daughter Emma Wright (age 13), his mother Helen Perrin and his father Robert Wright.
Chris was hard working, loved skateboarding and was a great cook. He lived for and expressed himself through music; he always knew a song that would perfectly fit any situation or mood. In loving memory
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Emma and Kaleb to help with college expenses: https://www.gofundme.com/2er25j8"
Ernest Joseph Zimmerman, 54, lifelong resident of Waveland, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospice Center in Gulfport.
Mr. Zimmerman was serving as a Commissioner of Marine Resources for the State of Mississippi and a former superintendent at Trinity Yachts.
He was a lifelong member of St. Clare Catholic Church, devoted honorary member and past president of the Bay St. Louis chapter of Coastal Conservation Association and member to the Mississippi Wildlife Federation.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Beard Zimmerman; mother, Beverly Claire Zimmerman and sister, Collette Schindler.
He will be loved and remembered by his wife Mrs. Kim S. Zimmerman and his girls Rachael and Gabrielle.
He is survived by his brothers and their wives, William "Buddy" and Angel Zimmerman of Bay St. Louis; John and Mary Lou Zimmerman of Bay St. Louis and his sister, Mary Alice and Sammy Burch of Waveland.
Honorary pall bearers will be: Jimmie Ladner, Jr., Curtis Thomas, MJ Krankey, Glenn Grannon, Jack Andry, Kelly Cannon, Eddie Sanders, William "Buddy" Zimmerman, John Zimmerman and Mike Farve.
A visitation was held Monday, July 25, 2016 at St. Clare Catholic Church in Waveland, MS from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass. Interment followed in the Waveland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Coastal Conservation Association of MS, CASA of Hancock County or American Cancer Association: 102 Helen Drive Bay St. Louis, MS 39520. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS is in charge of the arrangements.