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Charles Franklin Commander, 77, of Shaw

Charles Franklin Commander, 77, of Shaw passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Bolivar Medical Center Long-Term Care Unit. The family received friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home. A graveside service followed beginning at 3:15 p.m. on June 25, 2017, at Delta Heights Memorial…

Edra Mae Holder Lohr, 87, of Cleveland

Mrs. Edra Mae Holder Lohr, 87, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Providence Nursing Home. Visitation was from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Massey Nowell Funeral Home in Louisville. A Memorial service followed at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Massey Nowell Funeral Home…

Oather Lee Ferguson Jr.

Services for Oather Lee Ferguson Jr. were held Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Ruleville.  Mr. Ferguson, 86, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at his home in Grenada. He was born on October 11, 1930, in Glendora to the late Oather and…

Larry Warren Harrison, 66, of Merigold

Mr. Larry Warren Harrison, 66, of Merigold passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at UMC in Jackson. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Braswell…

Darrell Lanell Dorsey, 44, of Cleveland

Darrell Lanell Dorsey, 44, of Cleveland died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Reuben Riddle Chapel with Rev. Larry Haywood officiating. Burial will be in Mound Bayou Memorial Gardens. He was born January…

Mary Lee Kelly, 73, of Greenwood

Mary Lee Kelly, 73, of Greenwood died June 15, 2017, at her home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Beulah Community Church in Beulah with Pastor R.L. Young officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Beulah. Visitation was from 11 a.m.…

Johnnie “Charlie” B. Farris, 66, of Benoit

Johnnie “Charlie” B. Farris, 66, of Benoit died June 19, 2017 at his home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at New Stone M.B. Church in Benoit with Pastor Calvin Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be from 5-7…

Virgie L. Jones, 89

Virgie L. Jones, 89, died June 16, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at New St. Phillip M.B. Church with Pastor Larry King officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Cleveland. Visitation will be from 2-5…

Dorothy Pope Tate, 58, of Rolling Fork

Dorothy Pope Tate, 58, of Rolling Fork died Friday, June 16, 2017, at Sharkey-Issaquena Community Hospital in Rolling Fork. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Mt. Lula M.B. Church in Rolling Fork with Rev. James E. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Green Chapel…

Lula Katherine Stowers Smith, 78, of Inverness

Lula Katherine Stowers Smith, 78, of Inverness died on June 15, 2017. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Union Grove M.B. Church in Moorhead with Rev. Edward Thomas officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens in Indianola. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m.…