Welcome to the Mississippi Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Mississippi obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Mississippi, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Mississippi.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Mississippi Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Mississippi Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Mississippi

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $15.00

Vital Records
State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Remarks: State office has records since 1912. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each. Personal check, bank or postal money order or bank cashier's check are accepted and should be made payable to Mississippi State Department of Health. A copy of a valid photo ID for the applicant is required. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (601) 576-7981. A recorded message may be reached on (601) 576-7450.

Directory of Mississippi Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Mississippi Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Mississippi Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


CemSEARCH - Mississippi Cemetery Inscription Search Engine
Amazon: Mississippi newspaper obituaries, 1876-1885
Mississippi Obituary and Death Notices Archive
Mississippi State University Faculty & Alumni Obituary Search Engine
Honor Students Archive - Mississippi Students
Southern States Obituary Search Engine
Genealogy Exchange & Surname Registry
Mississippi Freedmen's Marriage Search Engine (1863-1869)
Mississippi Marriage Database
Mississippi Marriages
USGenWeb MS Archives Index of WW1 Registrants
Southeastern Genealogical Research
Marriages in the Chickasaw Nation 1855-1907
The Clarion Ledger Obituaries

Adams Co.

The Natchez Democrat
Selected Adams County Obituaries
Adams County Sexton Records

Alcorn Co.

Alcorn County Funeral Records Search Engine
Corinth National Cemetery Inscriptions
Alcorn County Obituaries

Amite Co.

Amite County Cemetery Inscriptions
Amite County Marriages

Attala Co.

Attala County Cemetery Inscriptions
Attala County 1850 Mortality Schedule
Attala County 1860 Mortality Schedule
Attala County 1870 Mortality Schedule

Benton Co.

Marriages Performed by Rev. Jesse T. Cox

Bolivar Co.

The Bolivar Commercial - Archives Search Engine

Carroll Co.

Carroll County, Mississippi cemetery records (Book)

Chickasaw Co.

Early Chickasaw County Marriages
Chickasaw County Cemetery Inscriptions

Choctaw Co.

Choctaw County Marriages
Births, Deaths and Marriages in Choctaw Co, MS

Claiborne Co.

Claiborne County Cemetery Inscriptions
Claiborne County Marriages

Clarke Co.

Clarke County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Clarke County Obituaries
Clarke County Marriage Records
Clarke County Marriages

Covington Co.

Willow Grove Cemetery Inscriptions

Forrest Co.

Forrest County Obituary Search Engine
Forrest County Marriages
Request A Lookup From Anne-ology
Forrest County Marriages to 1900
Forrest County Marriages Index

Franklin Co.

Franklin County Marriages to 1900
Franklin County Marriages

George Co.

Old Fairley McLeod, Fairbanks Cemetery Inscriptions
Old Lost Carter Cemetery Inscriptions
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Inscriptions
George County Marriages

Greene Co.

Greene County Marriages to 1900
Greene County Marriages

Grenada Co.

Grenada County Marriages 1870-1875
Grenada County Cemetery Inscriptions

Hancock Co.

WW-I Birth Registrants of Hancock County
Hancock County Marriages

Harrison Co.

The Sun Herald (Biloxi)
Harrison County Marriages

Holmes Co.

Humphries Co.

The Belzoni Banner

Itawamba Co.

Itawamba County Marriage Book I - II - III - IV

Jackson Co.

Old Spanish Port Cemetery Inscriptions
Carter Cemetery #1 Inscriptions
Carter Cemetery #2 Inscriptions
DePriest Cemetery Inscriptions
Magnolia Cemetery Inscriptions
Jackson County Marriages to 1900
Jackson County Marriages

Jefferson Co.

Jefferson County Marriages 1819

Jones Co.

Jones County Marriages

Lafayette Co.

Old Antioch Cemetery Inscriptions
Old Dallas Cemetery Inscriptions

Lamar Co.

Lamar County Cemetery Inscriptions

Lauderdale Co.

Meridian Star Obituary Search Engine
Lauderdale County Births
Lauderdale County Deaths
Lauderdale County Marriages I
Lauderdale County Marriages II

Lawrence Co.

Lawrence County Marriages 1818-1821
Lawrence County Marriages 1822-1825
Lawrence County Marriages

Lee Co.

Daily Journal (Tupelo)

Lincoln Co.

Lincoln County Obituary Index

Madison Co.

Madison County Online Obituary Search Engine
Old Canton Cemetery Inscriptions
1850 Madison County Mortality Schedule

Marion Co.

Marion County Marriages to 1900
Marion County Marriages

Marshall Co.

The South Reporter (Holly Springs - scroll to "Obituaries")
Marriages Performed by Rev. Jesse T. Cox

Monroe Co.

Mississippi Obituaries II(Many Monroe County obits)

Noxubee Co.

1860 Noxubee County Mortality Schedule
1870 Noxubee County Mortality Schedule

Oktibbeha Co.

Starkville Daily News Obituaries
Miscellaneous Oktibbeha County Obituaries I
Miscellaneous Oktibbeha County Obituaries II
Bethesda Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Salem Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Sanders Cemetery Inscriptions

Panola Co.

The Panolian Obituaries 2002
The Panolian Obituaries 2003
The Panolian Obituaries 2004

Pearl River Co.

Picayune Item
Wheat Cemetery Inscriptions
McDonald Funeral Home Obituaries
Carver Graduates 1946 thru 1970
Pearl River County Marriages

Perry Co.

Perry County Marriages to 1900
Perry County Marriages

Pike Co.

Enterprise-Journal Obituaries

Pontotoc Co.

Pontotoc County Obituaries

Rankin Co.

Marriages of Rankin County
Rankin County Marriages
More Rankin County Marriages

Scott Co.

Sharkey Co.

Vickland Cemetery Inscriptions
Sharkey County Residents 1917 (Births)

Smith Co.

Miller Cemetery Inscriptions

Stone Co.

Stone County Marriages to 1900
Stone County Marriages

Tallahatchie Co.

Tallahatchie County Obituaries 1994 & 1998
Tallahatchie County Marriages 1860-1880 - 1866-1871

Tate Co.

Tate County Obituaries
Burford Cemetery Inscriptions

Tippah Co.

Tippah County Death Notices 1836-1936
Tippah County Marriages 1858-1899
Tippah County Marriages 1900-1925
Reconstructed Tippah County Marriages Pre-1858

Tishomingo Co.

Tishomingo County Deaths and Obituaries

Tunica Co.

1850 Mortality Schedule

Union Co.

Marriages Performed by Rev. Jesse T. Cox
Union County Marriages
More Union County Marriages

Washington Co.

Delta Democrat Times Obituaries

Wayne Co.

Wayne County Marriages

Winston Co.

Winston County Journal Obituaries

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