Robert Waller, 77, of Clarksdale, passed away on November 26, 2109, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Visitation was 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 30, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Service following immediately after with Brother James Kellum officiating. A burial followed at 3 p.m.
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Elizabeth Virginia Liberty, 91, of Jonestown died Nov. 22, 2019 at Alliance Speciality Hospital in Greenville. She was born Aug. 12, 1928. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Emanuel Lackey presiding. Burial is at St. James Cemetery in Jonestown.
The town of Friars Point lifted the precautionary "boil-water alert" for customers who get their drinking water from their water system in Coahoma County.
Tests performed by the Mississippi Department of Health Public Health Laboratory indiciate the water is now safe to drink.
Lueallar Pryor, 97, of Clarksdale died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.
A family visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 and a public viewing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
Minister Richard Hall, Jr. formerly of Clarksdale expired Nov. 5, 2019 in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
A candlelight visual will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at Coahoma Community College in the Magnolia Room.
A committee will monitor murals in Clarksdale after the Board of Mayor and Commissioners voted earlier this month to form a group and establish a policy and procedure that will reflect the views and concerns of the community..
Christine (Tina) Dampier McGee, 66, of Cordova, Tenn. died Nov. 16, 2019 at her residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Hornburger Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Nov. 23,2019 at New Beginning M.B. Church in Clarksdale. The pastor will be announced later.
Modena Taylor Buchanan, 91, of Marks died Nov. 9, 2019 in Sanford, Fla. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Hornburger Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon Nov. 23, 2019 at Valley Queen M.B. Church in Marks with the Rev. Bernard Handy presiding. Burial follows at Belleview Family Cemetery in Hinchcliffe.
Sammy Brown, 61, of Coahoma died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
A family visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 and a public viewing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
James Hugh Sudduth, 88, a retired Electrician, died Nov. 15, 2019 at Clarksdale Nursing Center. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.