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Roberta Smith DeFord

Roberta Smith DeFord, 97, passed away Monday, May 7 in Starkville. She was a longtime resident of Duncan and had moved to Starkville 3 years ago. She was a member of Duncan Baptist Church.



Channie Mae Abby

Channie Mae Abby, 89, of Clarksdale died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Cleveland.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Annie M. Parnell

Annie M. Parnell, 84, of Clarksdale, MS died Monday, May 6, 2019 at Greenbough Nursing Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 10, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.




Robert Partee

Robert Partee, 74, died Monday April 29, 2019, at Greenbough Nursing Home in Clarksdale. He was born on July 11, 1945 in Batesville.

A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Dennis Chapel on Madison Avenue in Clarksdale. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Freddie Deshazer will officiate.




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.  



Randy Holly

Randy Holly, 52, of Clarksdale died Saturday April 27, 2019, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. He was born on May 12, 1966 in Coahoma County.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Kings Temple M.B. Church in Clarksdale. The Rev. Carl Thomas will officiate.


Velma Archer

Velma Archer, 78, of Clarksdale died Wednesday April 24, 2019, at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. She was born on Sept. 6, 1940 in Yazoo City.

A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. James Temple Church of God in Christ in Clarksdale. Bishop T.T. Scott will officiate.


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