copied On-line free source: http://www.legacy.com Harrison County, MS Janis Ferguson "Jan" Allan, age 89, of Gulfport died Wednesday, December 12, in Gulfport. In lieu of flowers Jan would wish memorials to St. Peter's By-The-Sea Episcopal Church. The funeral service will be at St. Peter's By-The-Sea Episcopal Church, 15th Street, Gulfport, with interment at Southern Memorial Park in Biloxi. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com Kerry Hetherington, age 52 of Long Beach, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2007. Burial to follow at Long Beach City Cemetery. Nunzio Joseph Loiacono, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 3:30PM, age 81. A former resident of Kenner, Louisiana and a resident of Diamondhead, Mississippi. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park. To view and sign the guest book, please go to www.lakelawnmetairie.com Charles Cecil Martin, Jr., age 74, of Gulfport, died Monday, December 17, 2007 in Gulfport. Interment follows at Biloxi National Cemetery. Lucille Nolan Mechatto, age 92, passed away on December 19, 2007 at the Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Mrs. Mechatto was a resident of Belzoni most of her life, and lived in Gulfport for 2 years where she attended Trinity United Methodist Church. Mrs. Mechatto is preceded in death by her parents, Abraham L. Nolan and Frankie Mae Nolan; her husband, Snow Mechatto; two sisters, her twin, Louise Winfield and Jimmie Downer; her brother, Abe Nolan, Jr. and her grandson, Jerrell Bearden. Interment will be in Belzoni City Cemetery (MS). James W. Norby, age 78, of Biloxi, MS died December 18, 2007. Mr. Norby was born in Morris, MN and had been a resident of the MS Gulf Coast. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Ruth Norby. Burial will follow at the Biloxi National Cemetery with full Military Honors. Sun Hui Oliver, 57, a longtime resident of Gulfport passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2007 in Gulfport. Sun Hui was born October 15th, 1950 in Seoul, Korea and came to the U.S. as a young bride. She was the wife of the late Craig D. Oliver. Interment follows at Biloxi National Cemetery. Richard Lee "Dick" Osswald, age 82, of Long Beach passed away on Monday, December 17, 2007 in Gulfport. Louis Wayne Rapp, age 65, of Long Beach, died Monday, December 17, 2007 in Gulfport. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Robin Smith Rapp; and his son-in-law Jessie Orlando Dedeaux. Father Louie Lohan will officiate at the service on Friday, December 21, 2007, 15th Street, Gulfport. Elder James Beech will also officiate for the service. Richard "Shell" Sheldon Saunders, Sr., 77, of Saucier died Monday, December 17, 2007 in Gulfport. Mr. Saunders was a past master Mason and member of Masonic Lodge #422. He was a retired Navy Seabee. He was a member of Ramsay Memorial United Methodist Church and was a scout master with Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Saunders was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Eleanor Saunders; sister Lucy Bogle and brother Ernest Saunders, Jr. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport, with military honors. Caleb Andrew Thornton, 26, a life-long resident of Gulfport, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2007 in Gulfport. William (Bill) G. Williams, age 60, of Gulfport, died on December 16, 2007 in Gulfport. He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie E. Williams and two sisters, Mary Ellen Dickson and Elaine Gail Haynes. Burial will follow at the Dobson-Holliman Cemetery.