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Willie B. Miller

Willie B. Miller, 78, born in February 1942, died in Oxford.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Graveside is at Rome Cemetery. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mary Denise Ham

Mary Denise Ham, 35, of Clarksdale died July 22, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Community Cemetery in Sumner with the Rev. Orlando Pimpton officiating. Burial is at Community Cemetery in Sumner. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020.


Ruben Burch Jr.

Ruben Burch Jr., 73, of Lyon died July 16, 2020 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. July 24, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service will be sometime next week at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.  Burial follows at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery. 

Michael Anthony Pinkston

Michael Anthony Pinkston, 67, a medical technologist from Clarksdale, died July 20, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday July 24, 2020 at Memorial Gardens in Lyon with burial in the Memorial Gardens. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.


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This will be the first Easter in more than 30 years that I have not been in church on Sunday.

I’ve said before in this space that I started going to church nine-months before I was born. Yes, there was a rebellious stage in my early 20s, but “raise up a child in the way he should go” . . . well, you know the rest.


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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