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New arrival: Amos Luker Fuqua

By STAFF REPORTS,

Amy and Chip Fuqua, of Birmingham, Ala., announce the birth of their son, Amos Luker Fuqua. 

Amos was born at 9:01 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He weighed 9 pounds and 10 ounces and was 22 ½ inches long.  

Amos is proudly welcomed by his brother, Edgar Fuqua.


Freddie Williams

Freddie Williams, 48, of Tunica, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Tunica County.

A public viewing was held Friday, Feb., 22, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.



John Gilbert

On Tuesday, Feb.  19, 2019, God called home John Gilbert, 78. A longtime resident of Tupelo, he passed away at home.

John was born July 21, 1940, to John Amos Gilbert and Dorotha Brewer Stewart in Clarksdale.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and “Pops.”




Florence Dotson

Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.




Johnette Bolm

Johnette Bolm, 73, a retired assistant auditor at First National Bank and Rena Lara resident, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.


Eugenia Ann 'Susie' Bailey

Eugenia Ann “Susie” Bailey, 78, a Clarksdale resident who was a retired bookkeeper at John Montgomery CPA in Tunica, as well as with Holmes and Howell CPA in Clarksdale and the Walter Thompson Law Office, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. 


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