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Herman Turner Jr.

Herman Tuner Jr., 69, of Rosedale, died Monday, July 2, 2018 at Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Changing Your World Ministries in Rosedale with Reverend Freedman Causey officiating. Burial will follow in Rising Star Cemetery in Marigold under the direction of Byas Funeral Home of Shelby. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland. Survivors include daughters Brenda Campbell of Rosedale; Linda Campbell of Memphis TN; sons Velsby Campbell and Jouan Campbell both of Memphis; Lamar Campbell of Rosedale; brothers Charles Turner of Rosedale; Levon Turner of Winstonville; John Turner of Horn Lake; George Turner of Hazelhurst; Jerald Turner of Indianapolis IN; Olander Turner of Texas; sisters Francis Turner and Mandy Hunter both of Beulah, Hermean Abernapby and Ruby McBride both of Indianapolis IN; Margaret Emerson of Rosedale; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 2 great, great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Atoya L. Cockrell

Atoya L. Cockrell, 28, of Wichita KS, formerly of Ruleville, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at her home in Wichita. Funeral arrangements are 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Macedonia COGIC in Ruleville in with Pastor Rits Gerzon officiating. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Delta Heights in Cleveland under the direction of Byas Funeral Home of Ruleville. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at the funeral home. A family hour will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Survivors include mother Ida Irving of Wichita, KS; father Larry Jenkins of Jackson; brother Darnell Jenkins and Corey Sims, both of Tulsa, OK; sisters Danielle Turner, Dominique Turner and Willaneria Cleveland all of Wichita, KS; and a host of friends and loved ones.

Tyler Terrell Goodlow

Tyler Terrell Goodlow, 3, of Cleveland, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Funeral arrangements are 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Lincoln Garden Church of Christ in Cleveland with Brother Taurean Morton officiating. Remains will lie in repose at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Delta Heights Memorial Gardens in Cleveland under the direction of W.S. Brandon Mortuary of Cleveland. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at the funeral home. He leaves to cherish his memories adopted mother Lovie Goodlow; maternal mother Nancy Strong; sisters Carolyn (Austin) Washington; Wikita (Lerone) Smiley; brothers Tyrone Goodlow and Treyvon Terrell Strong; grandfather Charles Goodlow; special aunt Shirley (Manuel) Stimage; and paw-paw Ezekial Griffin. The family asks that bright colors be worn for all services.

Mary Nell Land Williams

Mary Nell Land Williams, 81, of Cleveland passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at North Sunflower Medical Center.  Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Reverend Steve Huber and Reverend Will Wilkerson officiating.  Burial will follow at New Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Cleveland Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. Mrs. Williams was born March 24, 1937, in Lodi.  She graduated from Cleveland High School in 1955 and Delta State University, BSE, University of Mississippi, MAEd, University of Southern Mississippi, Specialist.  She taught at Home Economics at Shaw High School and Cleveland High School.  After retirement, she continued to teach and direct where needed at various day cares and schools. Mary Nell met her future husband, Jimmy Ray Williams, when she and her family moved to Cleveland when she was in the 5th grade.  They married on June 23, 1957, in Cleveland.  She was a charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she taught kindergarten and Sunday School.  She also attended First United Methodist with her family.  She liked to stay active traveling, sewing, making flower arrangement, playing bridge and board games.  Mary Nell loved spending time with her family and friends and at her cabin in Benoit.  She served as State President of MS Vocation Association, volunteered at Bolivar Medical Center, was a 4-H All Star, a member of Cleveland Garden Club, Woman’s Club, Civic Club, and Bolivar Homemakers.  She was the National Cherry Pie Champion from the State of MS.  She was a Delta State University supporter and lifetime alum. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Ray Williams; daughter, Leigh Anne Marquis; parents, DeWitt and Geniece Griffin Land; brother, Major Carrol P. Land; sisters, Sue Land Dear and Evelyn Land Bays. She is survived by

Dot Ruth Skelton

Funeral services for Dot Ruth Skelton, 86, of Leland will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Boone Funeral Home, Leland. She passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, after a short illness. Burial will be in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. Dot was born November 14, 1931, in Blaine. She graduated from Hollandale High School in 1950. She was active in the Woodman of the World Lodge for many years. She was also a member of the Good Timers with the First Baptist Church in Leland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon D. Skelton; and her parents, Richard Walter Davis and Geneva Ann Davis. Dot was a housewife for most of her life and raised five children.  She is survived by her children Jerry Williams (Beth) of Cartersville, GA, Cathy Utz (Jimmy) of Clarksdale, Donna Horton (Dewitt) of Avon, Susan Filgo (Bruce) of Cleveland, and Vernon D. Skelton, Jr. (Janet) of Leland; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Pallbearers are Pete Skelton, Bruce Filgo Jr., Trey Horton, Dalton Bell, Steven Haire and Jared Johnson.

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