E.T. Hall was a beloved local business and civic leader. He founded Hall Mortuary and E.T. Hall Burial Association.
Idell Parris owned and operated Rebecca’s Grocery, a full-service store with a meat market that served the East Jerusalem community for more than 50 years.
Rhoda Tademy was an educator and civic leader. She taught English in the Hattiesburg Public School District for 46 years and was known for expecting excellence from all of her students.