Mohamad Saadouan Schuman

Mohamad's Obituary

Mohamad Saadouan Schuman, 90, of Belzoni, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Yazoo City.  He was born April 14, 1930,  in Saahran, Lebanon to Saadouan and Yasmine Schuman. Mohamad came to America in 1956 and began working for Jockey International. There he met and fell in love with the woman that would become his wife, Emma H. Schuman. Mohamad and Emma, opened and operated Schuman's Department Store for 25 years. He had very little education, so he was raised with an unrelenting work ethic. Mohamad was a self made man that got where he was through his hard work and determination.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 40 years, Emma H. Schuman.  Mohamad is survived by his wife, Wessal Schuman of Belzoni and three sons, Joseph Schuman of Pass Christian, Mohamad (Susan) Schuman, Jr. of Ocean Springs, and Charlie Schuman of Belzoni.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until the 2:00 pm graveside service, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Belzoni Cemetery. Rev. George Johnson and Rev. Richard Wiman will officiate. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola has been entrusted with arrangements.