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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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Dennis Alan Snider

Dennis Alan Snider, 61, of Quitman, passed away on July 31, 2017 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. 

He was born on March 12, 1956 to Henry "Bud" and Audie (Boswell) Snider in Meridian, MS.


Velma Griffin

Velma Griffin, 91, of Quitman, passed away on October 14, 2017 at Bedford Nursing Home in Marion MS.  She was born on December 29, 1925 to Lonnie and Callie Boman in Quitman, MS.



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.





Bessie Fay Fleming

Bessie Fay Fleming, 80, of Quitman, MS, passed away on December 31, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on October 18, 1937, to Hardy and Zola (McRae) Bishop in Wayne 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.


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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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