Local news for Laurel, Ellisville & Jones County


Larry Dwayne Hawkins Sr.

Larry Dwayne Hawkins Sr., of Raleigh, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017, at his residence.

A graveside service was held Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Lingle Cemetery, Homewood.

Young’s Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Joan Eileen West

Joan Eileen West, age 83, of Laurel, passed away from this life on March 12, 2017, at home.  

Joan was born on February 12, 1934, to Charles Henry (“Jock”) Edwards and Robina (Ina) Gilfillan in Hitchin, England.