Obituaries

Jean Gong Ong

Jean Gong Ong, 92, of Cordova, Tenn. died on Dec. 9, 2019 at Ave Maria Home in Bartlett, Tenn. Jean was the daughter of the late Sing and Moy (Shee) Gong of Duncan. On Jan. 29, 1953 she married Thomas Ong of San Francisco, Calif. The couple owned T & J Grocery in Clarksdale, Mississippi for 29 years together until their retirement in 1993.


Marsha B. Lentz

Marsha B. Lentz, 66, of Navarre Beach, Fla. died on Tuesday, Dece. 10, 2019. Marsha was born July 29, 1953 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

After retiring in 2013 she moved from Arkabutla to Navarre in 2014. She was living her dream at the beach.



Tommy Garmon

Tommy Garmon, 84, and a Clarksdale native, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. He was born Jan. 29, 1935. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Oakridge Cemetery.




Robert (Bob) H. Waller, Jr.

Robert (Bob) H. Waller, Jr., 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at Bolivar Medical Center.  A visitation and funeral service was held on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland with Rev. James Lewis Kellum Jr. and Father Kent Bowlds officiating.




Jimmy Lee Davis

Jimmy Lee Davis, 51, died Dec. 6, 2019 on Highway 49. He was born Oct. 19, 1968.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at Clarksdale Civic Auditorium. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.





Sallie Beatrice Frye

Sallie Beatrice Frye, 76, of Merigold died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at Bolivar County Medical Center in Cleveland.

A family viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


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