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Paula Elisa Duke

Paula Elisa Duke, 53, of Quitman, passed away on May 22, 2018 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian.  She was born on July 4, 1964 to Paul and Violet (Boykin) Kostick in Meridian, MS.


James Wayne McInnis

James Wayne McInnis, 74, of Quitman, passed away on May 23, 2018 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian. 

He was born on February 12, 1944 to William and Nola Grace (Broadhead) McInnis in Butler, AL.










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Jerry Robert Thomas

Jerry Robert Thomas, 59, of Vossburg, passed away on May 15, 2018 at University Hospital in Jackson, MS. 

 He was born on September 19, 1958 to James and Sarah (Brown) Thomas in Lauderdale County, MS.


Joe Thomas Blair

Funeral services for Joe Thomas Blair will be held Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Quitman, with Dr. Gene Neal, Rev. Grady Crowell and Rev. Dennis Coats officiating.


arrest records

• Christopher M. Johnson, 27, bm, arrested by CCSO for trespassing and felony warrants.

• Marion Isadore Oswald, 49, wm, arrested by QPD for simple assault

• Melissa Voivedich, 35, wf, arrested by QPD for simple assault




Census for 2020 gearing up

 

Mississippi and other states across the Nation are entering the first major phase of the 2020 Census:  comparing local address information received from states, counties, and municipalities to address information housed at the U.S. Census Bureau.



Arrest records

• Raymond Robinson, 33, bm, arrested by QPD for possesession of paraphernalia

• Justin Beckman, 34, wm, arrested by CCSO for no driver’s license, improper equipment, no turn signal, improper turning, DUI other, expired tag, no proof of liability insurance


Paula Elisa Duke

Paula Elisa Duke, 53, of Quitman, passed away on May 22, 2018 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian.  She was born on July 4, 1964 to Paul and Violet (Boykin) Kostick in Meridian, MS.



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Eugene Johnson

Eugene Johnson, 66, of Quitman, ms, passed away on December 25, 2017, at Anderson's Hospital. He was born on October 23, 1951, to X.L.  and Reatha (Dikes) Johnson in Butler, AL.



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STEVE MCKENNA

Steve McKenna, 79, of Pachuta, Mississippi, passed away peacefully on Sunday,

January 28, 2018 at the Rush Foundation Hospital. Born in Pritchard, Alabama to William Duncan McKenna and Lillie Saxon McKenna.


Ella Mae Long

Ella Mae Long, 85, of Quitman, passed away on January 27, 2017 at Rush Hospital.  She was born on January 14, 1932 to Vivan and Lillian (Brock) Neal in Clarke County, MS.



Mack David Lucas

Mack David Lucas, 65, of Quitman, passed away on January 14, 2018 at his residence.  He was born on April 23, 1952 to Mack and Nettie (Roberts) Lucas in Clarke County, MS.




Glade Hamburg Jr.

Glade Hamburg Jr., 88, of Stonewall, passed away on February 3, 2017 at his residence. 

He was born on February 6, 1928 to Glade and Leavy (Collins) Hamburg in Meridian, MS. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.



Renee Slay Booth

Renee Slay Booth, 49, of Madison, MS passed away on February 19, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Renee was born in Quitman, MS on March 13, 1968 to Patricia Waller Slay and Robert Bryant Slay.


John Lewis Hunter III

Mr. John Lewis Hunter III, 64, died October 15, 2017 at his residence in Eupora, MS. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Webster County, MS. Bro.

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