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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

• Nicole Thigpen, 39, bf, arrested by CCSO for simple assault on a DHS worker

• James Williams, 18, bm, arrested by QPD for no driver’s license, no insurance, taking of motor vehicle

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


Dalton Ira Williams

Dalton Ira Williams, 78, of Quitman, MS, passed away on December 23, 2017, at his residence.  
He was born on September 6, 1939, to Odell and Norma (Ward) Williams in Stonewall, MS.

Crime arrest

• Lionel B. Jordan, 61, bm, arrested by QPD for expired license, no insurance, possession of beer and DUI III

• Jessie Laphand, 54, bm, arrested by QPD for disorderly conduct

Billie Miller

Billie Miller, 87, of Quitman, MS, passed away on December 15, 2017, at H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, MS. She was born on September 6, 1930, to Harvey and Fannie Chestnut in Clarke County MS. 

James Roscoe Oliver

James Roscoe Oliver, 85, of Quitman, passed away on October 17, 2017 at Princeton Baptist Hospital, Birmingham, AL. 

He was born on March 14, 1932 to Joseph and Daisy (Lott) Oliver in Quitman, MS.


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.