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Jerry Lamar Farish

Jerry Lamar Farish, 67, a retired truck owner and electrician/maintenance employee at SA, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at his home in Grenada.

Mr. Farish was a member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, VFW in Clarksdale and Marine Corps League in Clarksdale. He served his country in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps.




William Edward 'Billy' Pegram

William Edward “Billy” Pegram, 85, of Dundee, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, surrounded by his family. 

During his long and full life, he was a farmer, businessman, politician and avid outdoorsman.  He served as a supervisor of Tunica County for five terms and was a member of the Tunica United Methodist Church. 


Dickie D. Harris

Dickie D. Harris, 84, a retired salesman, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at his home in Clarksdale surrounded by his loving family. 

Mr. Harris was a dedicated member of Riverside Baptist Church. He always enjoyed time with his family.




Donald Smith, Jr.

Donald Smith, Jr., 59, a retired machinist and welder from Lyon, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Grenada.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors.  He loved his family, especially his grandchildren.




Rickey D. Walker

Rickey D. Walker, 32, of Sikeston, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Delta Burial funeral home at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.



Ora Lee Morris

Ora Lee Morris, 91, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Greenbough Health and Rehabilitation Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Delta Burial funeral home at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.


Author Hank Burdine dishes on his favorite topic - the Delta

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Author Hank Burdine’s latest book is a collection of his stories about the people, places and things that make up the Delta.

And Burdine is the perfect person to share those stories with his Southern drawl and storytelling ease that leaves one craving a sip of whiskey as they sit along the banks of the Mississippi River.


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