Obituaries




Anita Antone

Anita Antone, 79, a Clarksdale resident who was retired from FedEx, died Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Clarksdale Nursing Home.

Ms. Antone loved her pets. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church

She was preceded in death by her parents, Steaner Augustine Antone and Ida Marie Sbravati Antone.


Lucille Lenard McCoy

Lucille Lenard McCoy, 51, of Memphis, Tenn., died Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

A visitation will be held this Friday, March 29, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.



Courtney Blair Collums

Courtney Blair Collums, 32, a retail sales person and former Clarksdale resident, died Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

Courtney, who lived in Millington, Tenn., loved her family and animals. She loved music and coloring. She was a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church.




David L. 'Bud' Hester

David L. “Bud” Hester, 79, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

He was born Sept. 27, 1939, in Roxie, son of the late Lee and Jewel Butler Hester.


Joyce Holloway Simpson

Joyce Holloway Simpson, 86, a Clarksdale resident and music teacher since 1958, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Oxford Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Simpson accompanied her husband for 65 years in his ministry of music. She also was a member of the Wind Assemble and member and organist at Riverside Baptist Church.




H.D. King, Jr.

H.D. King, Jr., 92, who was retired from Wonder Bread, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home in Clarksdale.

Mr. King was a Mason and an avid gardener.


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