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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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Shelia Lynn Gibbs

Shelia Lynn Gibbs, 47, of Quitman, passed away on October 19, 2017 at Forrest General Hospital. 

She was born on December 17, 1969 to Billy and Faye (Weaver) Brady in Waynesboro, MS.




Mack David Lucas

Mack David Lucas, 65, of Quitman, passed away on January 14, 2018 at his residence.  He was born on April 23, 1952 to Mack and Nettie (Roberts) Lucas in Clarke County, MS.


Renee Slay Booth

Renee Slay Booth, 49, of Madison, MS passed away on February 19, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Renee was born in Quitman, MS on March 13, 1968 to Patricia Waller Slay and Robert Bryant Slay.



John Lewis Hunter III

Mr. John Lewis Hunter III, 64, died October 15, 2017 at his residence in Eupora, MS. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Webster County, MS. Bro.

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.


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jail docket

• Jamarcus Davis, 26, bm, arrested by DOC for probation violation

• Jeffery Lee Peden, 24, wm, arrested by CCSO for driving with suspended license

• Kimberly Laine Tumey, 35, wf, arrested by CCSO for suspended license


Billy Joe Phillips

Billy Joe Phillips, 73, of Meridian, MS, passed away on May 7, 2017, at his residence.  
He was born on September 8, 1943, to Emmitt and Lola (Jacobs) Phillips in Clarke County, MS. He was a veteran of U.S. Army.



Marie Roberts

Marie Roberts, 79, of Vossburg, passed away on January 26, 2017 at Comfort Care Nursing Home in Laurel, MS. She was born on July 2, 1937 to L. G. and Junie (McCord) Boulton in Newton County, MS.



Ethel Mae Tucker

Ethel Mae Tucker, 82, of Quitman, passed away on December 17, 2016 at Lakeside Living Center. 

She was born on April 18, 1934 to John and Ruby (Godwin) Smith in Snell, MS.



STEVE MCKENNA

Steve McKenna, 79, of Pachuta, Mississippi, passed away peacefully on Sunday,

January 28, 2018 at the Rush Foundation Hospital. Born in Pritchard, Alabama to William Duncan McKenna and Lillie Saxon McKenna.



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