Obituaries


Irene Griffin Cooley

Irene Griffin Cooley, 83, died May 4, 2018, in Rome.

Visitation is Friday, May 11, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Century Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at King Temple Church. Presiding minister will be announced.

Century Funeral Home in Clarksdale is in charge of the arrangements.



Aroneshia Smith

Aroneshia Smith, 25, died May 6, 2018, in Jefferson County, Ark.

Visitation is Friday, May 11, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Century Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Watkins presiding. Burial will follow at McLaurin Memorial Gardens




Eula Lee Brown

Eula Lee Brown, 78, of Clarksdale, died May 4, 2018, at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. 

Public viewing is Friday, May 11, 2018, at Delta Burial from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service will be at noon Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Bradley Temple COGIC with Elder T.O. Adams presiding. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery.





Ellen Ginsberg

Ellen Tabor Ginsberg, 94, of Dallas, a homemaker, died April 29, 2018, at The Traymore Nursing Center in Dallas.

Visitation was held Thursday May 3, 2018, at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Graveside services were Thursday at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.



Howard Smith

Howard Smith was called to his reward on May 4, 2018, as a result of a heart attack, reaching the age of 83.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1935, in Chickasha, Okla., to Dan and Lena Smith. He was the fourth child in a family of 12 children. At the age of 2, he moved with his family to DeRidder, La.


Mary Tribble

Mary Tribble, 84, of Jackson, died May 2, 2018, at St. Dominic's in Jackson.

Public viewing is Friday, May 11, 2018, at Delta Burial from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Union Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Terry Myles presiding. Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.


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