Obituaries


Jessie Mae Ford

Jessie Mae Ford, 101, of Clarksdale, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home Chapel.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at 835 Florida St. in Clarksdale.



Dwight S. Walls Sr.

Dwight S. Walls Sr., 65, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at his home in Southaven.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Century Funeral Home at 506 Ashton Ave. in Clarksdale.


June Geneva Stanton Harvey

June Geneva Stanton Harvey, 73, of Jackson, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home.

She was a longtime resident of Rena Lara and an educator for many years in the Coahoma County public school system, teaching at Friars Point Elementary School until her retirement in 1997.



Amelia C. Allen

Amelia C. Allen, 89, of Friars Point, died Friday, March 1, 2019, at the Clarksdale Nursing Center.

A public viewing will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.


Patrick Campbell

Patrick Campbell, 48, of Jonestown, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.

A public viewing will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale and from 5 to 7pm at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Jonestown.



Marie Jordan Pepper

Marie Jordan Pepper, 66, of Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

Marie was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Yazoo City to Charles A. Jordan Sr. and Mabel Norman Jordan.


Billy Joe Haley

Billy Joe Haley, 53, a retired captain with the Clarksdale Police Department and Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Methodist Central in Memphis, Tenn.

Billy Joe was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.



Noel Monaghan Russell

Noel Monaghan Russell, 63, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Stuart, Fla., from complications from a heart attack he suffered several days earlier.

Noel was born in Clarksdale on June 24, 1955, to Mr. and Mrs.  James A. Russell, Jr. and raised on his family’s farm near Jonestown.  


Shirley Gee Busby

Shirley Gee Busby, 88, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Providence Assisted Living in Batesville.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at Shiloh United Methodist Church with interment to follow in the Shiloh Cemetery in Batesville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.


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