Obituaries

Doris Evelyn Roark Furniss

Heaven received another angel on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Mrs. Doris Evelyn Roark Furniss left her earthly home to join her Savior. 

She was a devoted Christian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Before she retired, she held many positions with JCPenney, including sales associate, department supervisor and office manager.





Printcy Ray Rhodes

Printcy Ray Rhodes, 55, of Clarksdale, died from injuries suffered in a car wreck on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.






Lavon D. Dye

Lavon D. Dye, 87, of Randolph, a retired security guard with Sunshine Mills in Tupelo, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Mr. Dye was a U.S. Air Force veteran, where he guarded the atomic bomb. He loved gardening and farming. He also raised miniature horses, llamas, cows and ducks.


Jerry Wayne Ainsworth

Jerry Wayne Ainsworth, 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville.

Mr. Jerry was born in Harrisburg, Ark., on June 9, 1941, to James Wendell Ainsworth and Mattie Shopher Ainsworth. 

On July 26, 1968, he married the love of his life, Rosemary Scott, in Lyon. 




Roland “Snow” Thomas

Roland “Snow” Thomas, 86, of Brandon, formerly of Clarksdale, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Visitation was held Monday and a celebration of life service was held Tuesday, July 18, 2018, at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon. A graveside service was held Tuesday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grenada.


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