Michael Yancy Harberson

Published 9:07 am Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Harberson, Yancy

January 5, 2014

Funeral Services for Michael Yancy Harberson, 48, of  Carriere, Miss., who passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014, will be held Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 6-10 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home and again on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 10-11:00 a.m. service time.

Burial will be in Carriere Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

Bro. Jerry Hubbard and Bro. Danny Johnson will officiate the service.

A native of Picayune, Miss., he was a Body Guard for Anne Rice and for the last ten years he worked with his father at the Robert Merrick Estate in Poplarville, Miss. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Carriere. Yancy was very generous with both his time and money. He was a caregiver for many of his extended family members until their death. He was an intellectual and loved people and his laid back nature helped him to get along with everyone. He loved and cared for many animals. His love was felt by everyone he met, he was kind spirited and never hurt anyone with word nor deed. He was full of love and was loved in return by everyone who knew him.

Survivors include: his father, Michael Reese Harberson; his mother, Johnnie Lou Hawthorne Lumpkin; his three brothers, Glen Wesley Harberson, John Eric Harberson, and Michael “Reese” Harberson; and his sister, Brittney Harberson; his niece, Morgan Ann Harberson; and his nephew, Michael Reese Harberson.

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About Barbara Mizell

Barbara Mizell began working for the Picayune Item in 1993. She started during the "cut and paste" days of the newspaper, and was the first to create a newspaper page using the computer for the Item. She has served as Composing Supervisor and honorary Religion Editor. Of all the contributions she has made over her 20 years at the Item, she is most proud of the World War II book "The Greatest Generation." Barbara was born and raised in the White Sand Community on Lee Hill, she has also written many short stories about growing up on the hill.

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