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Pearlie Maddox

Pearlie Maddox, 67, born in November 1952, died in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, July 31 with Pastor Hemphill officiating. Graveside is at McLaurin Memorial Garden. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.



Jimmie Monroe Pierce

Jimmie Monroe Pierce, 102, a retired farmer from Alligator, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Methodist Central Memphis, Tenn. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale. Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.



Jeffery Gooch

Jeffery Gooch, 53, born in May 1967, died in Batesville.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2 with the Rev. Powell officiating. Graveside is at McLaurin Memorial Garden. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson, 72, of Tutwiler died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.






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FLOYD INGRAM: Are you ready for Good News?

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

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.




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Rash of burglaries reported in Clarksdale

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

It’s summertime and burglaries – especially auto burglaries – are the crime of the season as crooks and juveniles look for easy opportunities to steal.

Police ask that you please lock your doors, park in lighted areas and anyone who sees someone suspicious lurking around vehicles to please call police and they will respond.


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