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Haywood Stephney Jr.

Haywood Stephney Jr., 69, formerly of Clarksdale, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Montefiore Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y., after an extended illness.

Born July 28, 1949, in Rolling Fork, he was the son of Haywood Stephney, Sr. and Cornelia A. Walker Stephney. 


Zavian D. Griffin

Zavian D. Griffin, 25, of Clarksdale, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Clarksdale.

Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.




Patrick Bryant

Patrick Bryant, 40, of Clarksdale, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale as a result of a gunshot wound.

Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.




Lee cheerleader to perform at Disney World on Thanksgiving Day

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Savannah Oakes, an eighth-grader from Lee Academy in Clarksdale, was selected as one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2018 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.



What to do with all that rain that falls from the sky?

By FELDER RUSHING,

I love rain, to a point. I love how it cascades in rivulets from my back deck’s corrugated tin top, how it refreshes the birds’ baths.

And overall it’s a good thing. Makes our trees grow so well, saving us from having to decide between a cactus-filled xeriscape landscape or dragging hoses to keep thirstier plants alive.


Jerry Christian Adams

Jerry Christian Adams, 70, of Jonestown, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Memphis.

There will be a public viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Delta Burial in Clarksdale.



Helen B. Luster

Helen B. Luster, 72, of Walls, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto in Southaven.

There will be a public viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Delta Burial in Clarksdale.



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