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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.


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.





Arrest records

• Donnell Scott Rutledge, 33, wm, arrested by CCSO for DUI 1st, careless driving

• Jeffery Lee Peden, 26, wm, arrested by CCSO for possession of paraphernalia





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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. 

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.

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.

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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.



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.





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.


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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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