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Jeptha Marchant Gates

Jeptha Marchant Gates, Sr., 74, crossed over on Friday, May 17, 2019. Anyone who knew him felt his amazing spirit. His kindness and quick wit held everyone's attention. Jep was passionate about duck hunting, conservation and soil health.




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Robert Garner McDaniel

Robert Garner McDaniel, 85, retired from Grenada Farms, passed away April 27, 2019 at his home. Visitation is Saturday May 4, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.


Robert Partee

Robert Partee, 74, died Monday April 29, 2019, at Greenbough Nursing Home in Clarksdale. He was born on July 11, 1945 in Batesville.

A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Dennis Chapel on Madison Avenue in Clarksdale. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Freddie Deshazer will officiate.


Roberta Smith DeFord

Roberta Smith DeFord, 97, passed away Monday, May 7 in Starkville. She was a longtime resident of Duncan and had moved to Starkville 3 years ago. She was a member of Duncan Baptist Church.


Ester 'Jean' Williams

Ester “Jean” Williams, 57, of Clarksdale, died at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale with the Rev. Louis J. Cotton presiding. Burial is at Blaine Cemetery in Blaine.



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Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.

Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.




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Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.

Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.




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Obituaries

Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May... READ MORE