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Shirley Gordon

Shirley Gordon, 77, of Clarksdale, born in October 1943, died.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. Graveside is at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


FLOYD INGRAM: Spike stokes COVID-19 fears

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Coahoma County was deemed a COVID-19 hot spot this week and Governor Tate Reeves has declared our county one of 10 that should delay the start of school.

And when we called local school superintendents yesterday to find out their views on the governor’s plans, we discovered they were ready to delay and would transition just fine.


Julia V. Maeweather

Julia V. Maeweather, 82, of Marks, born in October 1937, died.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 with the Rev. Williams officiating. Graveside is at Booker Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.



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Willie Mae Edwards

Willie Mae Edwards, 62, of Clarksdale died Friday, July 25, 2020 at home.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.

A graveside service will be held at 1;30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at McLaurin Memorial Garden in Clarksdale.


Lottie Mae Stewart

Lottie Mae Stewart, 67, of Jonestown died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.


Ethel Johnson

Ethel Johnson, 70, of Clarksdale, born in December 1950, died.

Funeral services are noon Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 with the Rev. Tyler officiating. Graveside services are at Oak Ridge Cenetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arraangments.




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Richard Ira Gates

Richard Ira Gates, 60, Clarksdale died March 17, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. March 27, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. March 28, 2020 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest

Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.






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Ronald Johnson

Ronald Johnson, 57, of Clarksdale died Monday, April 6, 2020 at Highland of Memphis Nursing Home in Memphis.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.

Delta Burial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


Jewel Moore Williams

Jewel Moore Williams, 91, a homemaker, passed away Dec. 27, 2019 at her home. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Visitation will also be 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, with the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.


Josephine Magsby

Josephine Magsby, 67, of Friars Point, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.

A public viewing was held Friday, March 15, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home and a funeral service was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Thompson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Lula with pastor Earl Myles presiding.


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