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Josh Valentine, Sr.

Josh Valentine, Sr., 82, of Clarksdale died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 31, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.



Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr.

Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May 20, 2019. Visitation is Thursday, May 23, 2019, 1 to 2 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS.


Curtis J. Manus

Curtis J. Manus, 84, a retired from D&L, died May 15, 2019 at his home in Clarksdale. Visitation is Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 10 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.



Jeptha Marchant Gates

Jeptha Marchant Gates, Sr., 74, crossed over on Friday, May 17, 2019. Anyone who knew him felt his amazing spirit. His kindness and quick wit held everyone's attention. Jep was passionate about duck hunting, conservation and soil health.


Ester 'Jean' Williams

Ester “Jean” Williams, 57, of Clarksdale, died at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale with the Rev. Louis J. Cotton presiding. Burial is at Blaine Cemetery in Blaine.



Jennifer Ann McGee

Jennifer Ann McGee, 52, of Jonestown died Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 17, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Earlene Davis Sims

Earlene Davis Sims, 86, a retired bookkeeper Corso Distribution, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at North Delta Hospice and Palliative Service in Southaven. Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Lyon Baptist Church in Lyon.




Nancy Marie Hood Neely

Nancy Marie Hood Neely, 67, a retired Teacher of Coahoma County and Lee Academy, died May 9, 2019 at her home in Olive Branch.

Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Church of Christ in Clarksdale. Funeral services are noon Saturday at Church of Christ in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.


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