Obituaries

Herbert H. Toler, Sr.

Herbert H. Toler, Sr., 87, died Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Dallas.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Century Funeral Home at 506 Aston Ave. in Clarksdale and on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 9 to 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou.


Milton Hardiman

Milton Hardiman, 64, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Century Funeral Home at 506 Aston Ave. in Clarksdale and on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to noon at St. Mark Baptist Church in Webb.



Roosevelt Brassell

Roosevelt Brassell, 59, of Jonestown, died Friday, April  5, 2019, at his home.

A public viewing will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.


Melvin Croom

Melvin Croom, 56, of Jackson, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at University Medical Center in Jackson.

A public viewing will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarkdale.



Dr. John Howard Douglas

Dr. John Howard Douglas, 92, a retired dentist who had an office in Clarksdale for 20 years, died peacefully Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. 

He was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Goodman, where he was reared and graduated high school.  He was the son of the late Howard and Allein Waits Douglas.




Naomi 'Sallie' Foster

Naomi “Sallie” Foster, 72, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn.

Sallie was born in Clarksdale on Sept., 15, 1946, daughter of the late Georgia Ophelia and Ernest Hall Foster.


Pauline Bridgman Smith Rowe

Pauline Bridgman Smith Rowe, 94, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 30, 2019. 

She was a longtime resident of Dundee and was currently a resident at the Clarksdale Nursing Home.

She loved the Lord and praised him every day.  She especially loved her family and spoke with pride about all of them.



Rosemary Gaston Bradford

Rosemary Gaston Bradford, 87, a longtime resident of Flowers Manor in Clarksdale, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, at her home.

Mrs. Bradford was born in New Orleans on July 7, 1931, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlisle Gaston. 


Edna Nowell

Edna Nowell, 90, passed away peacefully at her home, Wednesday March 27, 2019, in Ooltewah, Tenn., and entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.


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