Obituaries

Betty Pike

Betty Pike, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 in Round Lake Beach, Ill.

Betty was born in Drew on Oct. 6, 1933. She owned and operated Nellie May's gift shop in Clarksdale for many years. She also ran Kathryn’s on Moon Lake with her husband Bob. Betty was a lifelong animal lover and will be missed by her dog Baby.


Vincent Whitehead

Vincent Whitehead, 54, died Oct. 12, 2019 at Methodist University in Memphis, Tenn. Public visitation is from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at a time to be announced. Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.



Earlean Mixon Thomas

Mrs. Earlean Mixon Thomas, 88, died Oct. 11, 2019 at her residence in Clarksdale. Public viewing is from 3 to 5 p.m/ Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Tyler presiding. Burial follows at Oakridge Cemetery.


Willie Mae Lester

Ms. Willie Mae Lester, 72, died Oct. 9, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. Public visitation is Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral service is at noon Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Mary Bethel M.B. Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Owen Robinson presiding.




Will 'Billy' Joe Pearson, III

Will "Billy" Joe Pearson, III, 71, of Clarksdale died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Yalobusha County Nursing Center in Water Valley. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial is in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.



Willie Staten

Willie Staten, 68, of Clarksdale died Oct. 4, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

Funeral service is noon Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis Cotton officiating. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.


Arthur Robinson Jr.

Mr. Arthur Robinson, Jr., of Clarksdale died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.

A viewing will be held at 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.




Lou Ann Bass Weiss

Lou Ann passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale. Visitation will immediately follow.

 


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