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First Nursing Home Case Reported In County

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Coahoma County posted its first reported case of coronavirus in a nursing home Monday, while the state saw the traditional drop in cases reported over the weekend.

Mississippi reported only one death from the disease on Monday.

Coahoma County went 118 days into the pandemic without a case of the virus reported in a Long Term Care (LTC) facility. The state’s case count for LTC’s also includes staff who test positive with the disease and not just residents of those facilities.

There have been no deaths reported in LTC’s in Coahoma County.



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Terry Lake

Terry Lake, 60, of Clarksdale died Jan. 21, 2020 at Greenbough Nursing Home. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Elder Leslie B. Howard Sr. presiding. Burial follows at Oakridge Cemetery.



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Irene Griffin Cooley

Irene Griffin Cooley, 83, died May 4, 2018, in Rome.

Visitation is Friday, May 11, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Century Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at King Temple Church. Presiding minister will be announced.

Century Funeral Home in Clarksdale is in charge of the arrangements.



Linda Johnson Kemp

Linda Johnson Kemp, 65, of Atlanta, Ga. died Friday, October 11, 2019 at Christian City Nursing Center in Union City, Ga.

A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, Oct.25, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.

Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.


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