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Shirley Ann Ivy

Shirley Ann Ivy, 70, of Shubuta, passed away on June 12, 2018 at Lakeside Living Center. 

She was born on January 2, 1948 to Rex and Kathryn (Robinson) Warning in Clarke County, MS.

Benny Keith Smith

Benny Keith Smith, 60, of Quitman, MS, passed away on June 17, 2018, at his residence.  
He was born on October 20, 1957, to Willard and Geraldine (Turner) Smith in Meridian, MS.

Arrest records

• Joshua Adam Thomas, 33, wm, arrested by CCSO for impersonating police officer, no insurance, possession of narcotics and careless driving


Paula Elisa Duke

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

Ludie M. Chandler

Ludie M. Chandler, 79, of Toomsuba, MS, passed away on May 27, 2018, at her residence. She was born on July 25, 1938, to Jefferson and Ruby (Robinson) Kemp in Magee, MS. 

James Grady Tucker

James Grady Tucker, 80, of Quitman, MS, entered Heaven on June 1, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born into this world on April 16, 1938, to Grady and Nora Tucker in Quitman, MS.

Adell English Rogers

Adell English Rogers, 87, of Quitman, MS, passed away on June 1, 2018, at Diversacare in Meridian, MS.  She was born on February 7, 1931, to Anthony and Mary (Wright) English in Meridian, MS.

James Wayne McInnis

James Wayne McInnis, 74, of Quitman, MS, passed away on May 23, 2018, at Specialty Hospital in Meridian, MS.  He was born on February 12, 1944, to William and Nola Grace (Broadhead) McInnis in Butler, AL.


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.


Arrest and court recors

Jail Docket


• Candice L. Rutledge, 27, wf, arrested by CCSO for for crystal methamphetamine

• Charles Rhodes, no age available, wm, arrested by CCSO for felony possession of a firearm

• Coy DePreist, 24, wm, arrested by CCSO, hold for court

Two drug arrests made

Two separate arrests were made recently by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department on routine traffic stops and safety checkpoints.

Angela Gandy was arrested for possession of a controlled substance on County Road 511. Bond was set by Justice Court Judge at $5,000.

Norma Hall Combest

Norma Hall Combest, 86, of Marion, MS, passed away on February 5, 2018, at Bedford Care Center. She was born on August 16, 1931, to Edgar and Lena (Millican) Hall in Monroe County, MS.

Mark Dwayne Estes

Mark Dwayne Estes, 50, of Quitman, MS passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 14, 1967 to Warren Scott Estes, Sr. and Sandra Jean Houston Estes.

Algie Oliver Williams

Algie Oliver Williams, 84, of Quitman, passed away on September 11, 2017 at Lakeside Living Center. 

He was born on July 17, 1933 to Porter and Ollie (Downey) Williams in Clarke County, MS.  He was a U. S. Army veteran.