Wendy Chamblee, 66, owner-operator of Southern Expressions Stain Glass and a Clarksdale resident, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Germantown (Tenn.) Methodist Hospital.
Ben “Son” Christian, 73, of Lambert, died Sunday Dec. 23, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Quitman County Middle School Gym in Marks.
Delta Burial Funeral Home in Marks is in charge of handling the service.
Let’s kick this new garden year off by getting more of something while giving part of it away.
When I root cuttings of favorite old shrubs, throw wildflower seeds out my truck window, or dig up daylilies and iris and split them into smaller plants, I end up with more than I started with, usually with leftovers to share.
For more than 50 years, people have come to the First Presybterian Church in Clarksdale on the nights before Christmas in hopes of seeing the enactment of Jesus Christ’s birth in a Bethlehem stable.
A steady, cold rain that fell Wednesday night, Dec. 19 didn’t deter onlookers and participants in this year’s live nativity scene.
Willie Allen Williams, 95, a retired South Central Bell operator for 33 years, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Methodist University Hospital Central in Memphis, Tenn.
Mrs. Williams was an active member of Clarksdale Baptist Church and the Euzlian Bible Class. She was a member of the Homemaker’s Club and the Woman’s Club.
Ronald Wayne Shannon, 55, of Greenwood, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Survivors include his parents, A.C. and Mildred Gordon Shannon.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Shannon.
Betty Lou Stribling, 90, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at the Greenbough Health and Rehabilitation Center in Clarksdale.
Mrs. Stribling was born in Clarksdale on Aug. 7, 1928, and was the daughter of the late Farrar Huffman Cannon and Mary Ella Findley Cannon.