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Sanda Jean Woods Brown

Sandra Jean Woods Brown, 70, of Greenville died Tuesday, February 13 at her home. There will be a visitation from 3:00-4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 17 at Boone-Smith Funeral Home, 1580 S. Colorado St. There will be no graveside services. 

She was born on August 5, 1947 in Big Creek, MS to E. B. Woods and Bertha Hallum Woods. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, and her beloved first born son, Barron Lamar Brown of Greenville. 

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Alton Eugene (Gene) Brown; daughter, Carron (Wesley) Womble of Greenville; son, Aaron (Natalie) Brown of Hattiesburg; eight grandchildren, Kaleb (Dana) Brown, Mikkel Brown, Malaina Womble, Bayli Brown, Austin Brown all of Greenville, Colby Brown of Opelousas, LA, Grayden Brown and Jackson Brown both of Hattiesburg; many in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of wonderful friends. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 

Michael Andreu Smith

Funeral services for Michael Andreu Smith, Sr., 70, of Greenville will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 8 at First United Methodist Church located at 402 Washington Ave. He died Sunday, February 4 at his business, Michael's Pets in Greenville. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Michael was born and raised in Greenville, attending Saint Joseph High School, and eventually attending Mississippi State University. In 1970, he joined the Army and served in Vietnam as an Intelligence Officer. After the war, he returned to the states where he served in the National Guard as a Tank Commander, ultimately earning the rank of Sergeant First Class. After his military service, Michael opened his own business, Michael’s Pet shop, which he ran for over 43 years. He was also an avid plane enthusiast and certified pilot, boasting membership in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. He and his wife Linda were trained missionaries with Community Bible Study International in Sri Lanka. Because of their passion for this endeavor, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Bible Study International to benefit Sri Lanka. 

Michael is survived by his wife, Linda Lucic Smith, two sons Michael Andreu Smith Jr of Asheville, NC, and Eric Lee Smith of Buckeye, AZ, and his sister Melanie Ann Melton, of Big Creek, MS. 

There will be a visitation from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 7 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.

 

Evelyn Ward Tutor

Funeral services for Evelyn Ward Tutor, 88, of Greenville will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 7 at Boone-Smith Funeral Home. She left this earth to join her Lord and Savior for eternal life in Heaven on Sunday, February 4 . Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Evelyn was born on May 21, 1929 to Tencie and Lester Ward in Bonnie Blue, VA. She was raised in Petros and Wartburg, TN where she attended school and helped her parents with day to day chores. 

On November 25, 1947 she married Jesse Tutor to whom she was married for 46 years. Together they moved to Marks, MS and later to Greenville where they made their life and raised their family. Evelyn was a long time member of Temple Baptist Church, where she was the longest living member. She loved the Lord and her church family. 

Evelyn had a love for gardening, cooking, sewing, flowers, and most of all her family. She especially enjoyed watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren participate in any activity, but most of all she loved watching them participate in all of their sporting events. She also loved going back to her home in Wartburg, TN to visit and spend time with her family and friends. 

Evelyn always had a smile on her face and a happy attitude that was contagious. She was always willing to share anything she had and help anyone in need. She was a great inspiration to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brothers, Lester Ward, Jr., Clovis Ward, and Troy Ward; sister, Claudene Ward and daughter, Bonnie Lou Tutor. She is survived by a daughter, Janet Williams (Perry) of Greenville; son, James Tutor (Jan) of Greenville; sisters, Loudevene Bowles (Norman) of Wartburg, TN and Mona "Cricket" Human of Wartburg, TN; sisters-in-law, Ilon Weller of Dayton, TN and Glenda Ward of Fortuna, CA; 7 grandchildren, Tiffanie Russell (Clint), Chris Williams (Danielle), and D. J. Williams all of Cleveland, Matt Tutor, Megan Tutor, Justin Tutor and Jessica Tutor all of Greenville; 2 great grandchildren, Anna Russell and Collin Russell both of Cleveland; numerous nieces and nephews and a very dear friend, Evelyn Blaylock. 

There will be a visitation from 12:30-2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 7 at Boone-Smith Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Looking Glass, P. O. Box 392, Greenville, MS 38702, 662-931-5328. 

The family would like to say a special thanks to Grace Hospice (Angela, Emily, and Lorie) for their kindness and caring for Evelyn and her family. 

Delma Lucille Robinson McGaugh

Funeral services for Delma Lucille Robinson McGaugh, 81, of Hattiesburg and formerly of Greenville will be at 2:00 p.m, Thursday, February 8 at Boone-Smith Funeral Home. She died Saturday, February 3 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Delma was born in Bolivar County, MS growing up in Shaw where she received her education at Shaw Public Schools and graduated from Shaw High School. In 1954 she went to work with Bellsouth Telephone Company and retired in 1988 after 34 years. She had been a resident of Hattiesburg since 2007. 

Mrs. McGaugh was preceded in death by her husband, Troy McGaugh. She is survived by a daughter, Glenda Reynolds (David) of Hattiesburg; 2 sons, Jeff McGaugh (Becky) of Hattiesburg and Rick McGaugh (Cynthia) of Greenville; sister, Marie McDonald of High Point, NC; brother, Emmett Robinson of Swanton, MD; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. 

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

 

Richard Frank Mascagni

Funeral Mass for Richard Frank Mascagni, 75, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died Thursday, February 1 at his home. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

He was born in Greenville and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School. Richard attended the University of Mississippi on a football scholarship, but later transferred to Delta State University. After graduation he was engaged in farming then became employed with the Greenville Public Schools as a teacher and coach. He retired in 2005. Richard was a communicant of St. Joseph Catholic Church. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Charles Mascagni and mother, Ann Mascagni. He is survived by a sister, Shirley Mascagni Pace of Greenville; step-son, Todd Mascagni of Lena, MS; two step grandsons, three nieces and five great nephews. 

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

 

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