The Governing Board of the Southern Debutante Assembly introduced the 2019 honorees at a garden party in the late afternoon earlier this year at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in downtown Greenwood.
Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in Meridian. He was born June 16, 1945 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Johnetta Stimage. He served in the United States Army/E5.
The Rock & Blues Museum gave a check for $5,000 to Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort and Shelter (CARES) Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
Wyoming Levorne Robertson, 62, of Clarksdale died Aug. 7, 2019.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. L.C. Tyler II will preside. Burial will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.
Corey D. Stokes, 48, of Clarksdale died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
A public viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
Sarah Lee Williams, 68 of Robinsonville died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Pastor Jimmy Glasper will officiate. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Luon.
Frenchie Esau Genola Feather, 95, of Saltillo, and formerly of Clarksdale, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Aug.13, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Mrs. Feather was born on July 14, 1924, in Linn, the youngest child of the late Simon Esau Genola and Olive Beevers Genola.
Clarence Marion Cariker, Jr., 84, of Dundee, a retired Corporate Pilot at Day Co. for 30 years and Farmer and President of Yazoo MS Delta Levee Board, passed away August 11, 2019 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday August 13, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Tunica. Funeral services are 2 p.m.
Willie Charles Clark, 60, of Jonestown died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at home.
A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
Herman Laverne Furniss of Rena Lara, born October 6, 1931 in Belen to Alvy George Furniss and Gertrude Mary Alice Ferguson, died Aug. 7, 2019 at the age of 87. He is preceded in death by his wife Imogene Roark Furniss; they were married August 10, 1950. He is preceded in death by grandson Justin Furniss and great grandson Cody Furniss.