Vincent Whitehead, 54, died Oct. 12, 2019 at Methodist University in Memphis, Tenn. Public visitation is from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at a time to be announced. Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.
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Mrs. Earlean Mixon Thomas, 88, died Oct. 11, 2019 at her residence in Clarksdale. Public viewing is from 3 to 5 p.m/ Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Tyler presiding. Burial follows at Oakridge Cemetery.
Ms. Willie Mae Lester, 72, died Oct. 9, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. Public visitation is Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral service is at noon Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Mary Bethel M.B. Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Owen Robinson presiding.
Bet and Wallace Wooten of Shelby announce the death of their eldest son, born May 25, 1956, Abner Wallace Wooten III (Wally) of a sudden heart attack on Oct. 6, 2019.
OXFORD – The Univer-sity of Mississippi's alumni and friends contributed approximately $103 million in private support during FY19, a year that saw the university's endowment grow to $736 million – the largest in the state at a public university.
Cadets to drill with other schools from around region.
Clarksdale High School hosted a JROTC drill meet with several schools throughout the region Saturday morning and came in third place in the unarmed exhibition event.
Bell, Clark announce Nov. 30 wedding plans
Mr. and Mrs. Benoyd Hunt Bell, Jr., are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Peyton Carole Bell to Patrick Lee Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Lee Clark of Clarksdale.
Marker to be unveiled at Cutrer Mansion Oct. 17.
The 2019 Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival (MDTWF) will launch next week with the unveiling of a Mississippi Writers Trail Marker for great American playwright, Tennessee Williams.