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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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Johnny Levern Welborn

Graveside services for Johnny Levern Welborn, 84, of Carmichael, MS, will be Monday, October 2, 2017, at 4 p.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Quitman, MS, with Rev. Doug Manning and Rev. Glen McLeod officiating. 



Harold F. Holloman

Harold F. Holloman, 85, of Quitman, MS, passed away on November 12, 2017, at H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, MS.  He was born on January 6, 1932, to Ether and Ethel (Beckman) Holloman in Clarke County, MS.


Vera Moore Lucas

Vera Moore Lucas, 94, of Quitman, passed away on July 24, 2017 at Fisher House in Meridian, MS. 

She was born on January 1, 1923 to Alfred and Exie (Owen) Moore in Quitman, MS.



Sara Annie Lee Smith

Sara Annie Lee Smith,79, of Quitman, MS, passed away on November 16, 2017, at Lakeside Living Center.  She was born on September 11, 1938, to Otis and Louisa (Cain) Flurry in Lucedale, MS.


Arrest records

• Johnny Plummer, 55, bm, arrested by CCSO for probation violation

• Antonio Houston, 47, bm, arrested by MDOC for suspended driver’s license

• James McNeill, 53, wm, arrested by CCSO for disturbance of family



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Charles Eric Odom

Charles Eric Odom, 31, of Collinsville, passed away on July 12, 2016 in Meridian, MS. 

He was born on January 15, 1985 to Jackie and Karen (Thompson) Odom in Meridian, MS.



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