Obituaries

Audrey Wright

Audrey Wright, 70, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Arlene Jean Talley

Arlene Jean Talley, 66, of Hot Springs, Ark., and formerly of Ripley, Tenn., passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. 

Mrs. Talley was a bookkeeper for Talley Farms and co-owner of Nellie May’s Boutique. She was a member of the Elks Lodge and participated with Relay For Life. 



Christine Penny Boykins

Christine Penny Boykins, 85, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from noon to 4 p.m. at Royal Funeral Home at 507 Ashton Ave. in Clarksdale, followed by a family hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. 




Eva L. Jones

Eva L. Jones, 64, of 16th Street in Clarksdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home.

Her funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at noon at the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Lyon with the Rev. Marvin K. Myles officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.


Annie B. Ford

Annie B. Ford, 76, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at her residence.

A public viewing will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Delta Burial funeral home at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale from 2 to 4 p.m. Sorority hour will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 



Gary Wayne Goff

Gary Wayne Goff, loving husband of 49 years and father of four girls, passed away at age 66 on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

Gary was born on April 2, 1952, in Clarksdale to Houston and Minnie Rae Goff.

On Oct. 24, 1969, he married Ardath Irene Murphree. They raised four daughters: Jennifer, Wendy, Priscilla and April.




Wendy Chamblee

Wendy Chamblee, 66, owner-operator of Southern Expressions Stain Glass and a Clarksdale resident, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Germantown (Tenn.) Methodist Hospital. 


Ben 'Son' Christian

Ben “Son” Christian, 73, of Lambert, died Sunday Dec. 23, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. 

The funeral service will be held Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Quitman County Middle School Gym in Marks. 

Delta Burial Funeral Home in Marks is in charge of handling the service.


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