Emmett Harvey

Published 12:19 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Funeral Services for Emmett Harvey were held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 11:00 am at The First Baptist Church of Collins. Mr. Harvey was 92 and passed away from this life on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his residence in Collins. Rev. John Sapp and Rev. Joseph Bird officiated and Dr. Barry Morris provided the musical service. Interment followed in the Collins City Cemetery.

Saulters-Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Noel Rogers, Paul Rogers, Jeff Rogers, Ronnie Harvey, Bruce Lancaster, and Caleb Lancaster. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers were the Deacons of the First Baptist Church of Collins.

Email newsletter signup

Emmett Harvey was born on June 14, 1924 in Covington County to George Harvey and Leatres Cruise Harvey.

Mr. Harvey was a graduate of Jones County Junior College, The University of Southern Mississippi, and Mississippi State University. He was an educator and administrator for over 40 years. Mr. Harvey was the retired Director of Guidance and Admissions at Jones County Junior College. He was a member and Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Collins.

Mr. Harvey was a member and former President of the Collins Rotary Club, where he earned a Life Long Achievement Award in 2013 and was a Paul Harris Fellow. Emmett Harvey was a member of the Olive Branch Masonic Lodge and recently earned his 60 year pin.

Proceeding Mr. Harvey in death were his mother and father; his wife of 50 years Jean Daughtrey Harvey; and his brother, John Harvey.

Survivors are 2 sons, Lantz Harvey of New Orleans, LA., and Dr. Martin Harvey and his wife Lisa of Collins; 2 grandchildren, Hannah Beth Harvey and Mary Catherine Harvey, both of Collins; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

More Obits

Betty Robbins Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Robbins were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at Society Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Young officiating. Interment followed in the Society Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Robbins, age 75, entered into the eternal rest of her Lord early Saturday morning, July 13, 2024, at the Forrest General Hospital. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. The Robbins family received friends one hour before the funeral service, beginning at noon, Tuesday, at Society Hill Baptist Church. Pallbearers included Kelley LeNormand, Cymantha Shellenberger, Mason Robbins, Jenna Robbins, Frank Vice and Frank Vice Jr. Betty Robbins was born on June 6, 1949, in Magee, Mississippi to Walter R. and Margaret Jones Bishop. Mrs. Robbins was a long-time resident of Carson. She and her husband would go on to raise a happy family of six children that would multiply over the years with the addition of in-laws, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robbins loved the country life and will be remembered for not only growing a yard full of beautiful flowers, but also a vegetable garden of which she fed her family. An animal lover, she also had dogs, chickens and hogs over the years. Mrs. Robbins was a member of Society Hill Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter R. and Margaret Bishop, her husband, Kenneth Terrell Robbins Sr; her daughter, Pamela Robbins; sisters, Patsy Holden, Margaret  Coble, Linda Hester and her brother, Richard Bishop. Her memory will forever be cherished by her daughter, Billie Jo Williamson of Prentiss; sons, Kenny Robbins Jr. (Kathy) of Carson, Mikell Robbins (Kelley) of Palestine, Texas, John Robbins (Nicole) of Sumrall, Daniel Robbins, (Tanya) of Ft. Worth, Texas; brother, Ray Bishop (Nancy) of Magee and her sister, Myrtis Craig (Ed) of Rossville, Georgia. Mrs. Robbins also leaves behind 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Online condolences and guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com

Evelyn Davis Ranager

John E. Donaldson

James C. Walker