Obituaries




Virginia Ralston

Virginia Ralston, formerly of Clarksdale, passed away in Memphis on June 20 at age 94. She died peacefully, after having suffered from dementia for several years.


Virginia Mae Bryson Miller Hays

Virginia Mae Bryson Miller Hays, 81, of Clarksdale and an accountant at Standard Industrial, died Monday, June 24, 2019 at home. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.



Leon Thomas Corso

Leon Thomas Corso, 96, of Clarksdale and a retired owner/operator of Corso Liquor Store and worked with his father at Corso Distributing, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at home. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m.


Reginald DeMond Greenwood

Reginald DeMond Greenwood, 37, of Memphis and a sales manager for Hilton Hotel, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Methodist Hospice in Memphis. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Union Grove Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the McLaurin Cemetery.




Robin Sherman Valsamakis

Robin Sherman Valsamakis, 66, died Monday, June 24, 2019 at Baptist Memorial East in Memphis. She was born March 6, 1953 in Jackson to Jack J. Sherman and Amy Jeanelle Sherman. She was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen. 



Willie Anthony Price

Willie Anthony Price, 61, died Monday, June 24, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. He was born Feb. 17, 1958.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Century Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery in Clarksdale. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019.


George Chairs

George Chairs, 97, of Clarksdale died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.

A public viewing will be held Friday, June 28, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


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