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Tommye Lue Dabbs Barry

It is with great sadness that the family of Tommye Lue Dabbs Barry announces her passing after a brief illness, on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the young age of 95.  Tommye Lue will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Rick Barry and wife Cheri, and Lou Barry and wife Kelly.  H


Wanda Avera

Wanda Avera, 72, of Quitman, Ms, passed away on July 14, 2018, at her residence. She was born on February 5, 1946, to Odis and Louisa (Cain) Flurry in George County, MS.






Jeanette Robinson

Jeanette Robinson, 86, of Stonewall, MS, passed away on July 14, 2018, at her residence. She was born on October 4, 1931, to William and Pearl Aldridge in Hazelhurst, MS.





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Ray Schrimpshire

Funeral services for Ray Schrimpshire were held Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Josh Dunn officiating.

Tommye Lue Dabbs Barry

It is with great sadness that the family of Tommye Lue Dabbs Barry announces her passing after a brief illness, on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the young age of 95.  Tommye Lue will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Rick Barry and wife Cheri, and Lou Barry and wife Kelly.  H



Mary Doris Ivey

Mary Doris Ivey, 82, of Stonewall, MS, passed away on July 5, 2018, at Anderson's Hospital.    She was born on December 1, 1935, to Benjamin and Edna (Jordan) Glass in Meridian, MS.





NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR MISSISSIPPI’S MOST INFLUENTIAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERS

Our Mississippi” magazine publisher Wesley Wells has announced that nominations are being accepted for the selection of Mississippi’s 25 most influential African-American leaders, who will be recognized at a special awards ceremony and reception on Thursday, October 25, 2018


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Shirley Anne Tucker

Shirley Anne Tucker, 84, of Quitman, MS, passed away on February 28, 2018, at Rush Hospital. She was born on December 9, 1933, to Henry and Bessie (Lee) Davis in Carmichael, MS.

Betty Mallard

Betty Mallard, a long term resident of the Seminary area, died April 16, 2018 in Shubuta, Mississippi. She was born on October 22, 1935 in Bradshaw, West VA. In her younger years, she worked in the restaurant industry.




Richard Waltman

Richard Waltman, 88, of Meridian, passed away on February 5, 2018 at his residence. 

He was born on April 21, 1929 to Harvey and Pallie (Latham) Waltman in Carmichael, MS.


Arrest records

• Benjamin Grayson, 53, bm, arrested by CCSO for disregard of traffic device, suspended driver’s license

• April Bonnet, 36, wf, arrested by CCSO for sale of adderall

• Jacquan Price, 20, bm, arrested by CCSO for driving with a suspended license


arrest records

• Betty Jean Bester, 49, bf, arrested by CCSO for public drunk

• Larissy Welborn, 19, wf, arrested by QPD for disorderly conduct

• Michael Felts, 27, wm, arrested by QPD for disturbance of a business


Arrest records

J.C. Bland, 31, bm, arrested by CCSO on a warrant for Justice Court

• Julias Lainer, 27, bm, arrested by SPD for possession of marijuana, possession of beer and possession of paraphernalia

Joseph Darby, 33, bm, arrested by SPD for possession of marijuana




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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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