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Runoff election to be held Tuesday

  Democracy is a crucial part of the American way of life and the Founding Fathers firmly believed that the people of this country should choose its leaders. Tuesday, Mississippi residents will have the chance to be a part of that process when they go to the polls for the…

Calvin B “Cal” Burns

Calvin B “Cal” Burns, 55, of Mound Bayou passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou with Elder William Cummings officiating.

Nora Bell “George Score” Jackson

Nora Bell “George Score” Jackson, 72, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Cleveland, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland with Minister Joyce Tucker officiating.

Missouri Matthews

Missouri Matthews, 93, of Indianola passed away June 13, 2018, at Indianola Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2018, Bell Grove M.B. Church in Indianola with Pastor Clifford Wilson officiating.

Christopher Blake Hardman

  Mr. Christopher Blake Hardman, 35, of Macon, GA, passed away in his sleep on May 10, 2018, at his home. A celebration of his life was held May 14, 2018, at Crestwood Chapel and Memorial Cemetery in Gadsden, AL, officiated by Pastor Sid Harmon

Moses J. Lewis Jr.

Moses J. Lewis Jr., 71, of Winstonville died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland with Reverend Anthony Pitts officiating. Burial will follow in Pilgrim Chapel Cemetery in Winstonville. Visitation will…

Claudette Carter

Claudette Carter, 63, of Chicago, IL, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018. A private memorial service was held Thursday, May 31, 2018, at AA Raynor & Son Funeral Home in Chicago. She was born August 8, 1955, in Chicago to the late Betty and Louis Carter Jr. She attended East…

Calvin B “Cal” Burns

Calvin B “Cal” Burns, 55, of Mound Bayou died Mound 11, 2018, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou with Elder William Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Bayou Memorial Gardens No.…

Viola Taylor

Viola Taylor, 70, of Cleveland died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland with Rev. Eugene Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Galilee Cemetery in Ruleville. Visitation…

Mari Ana Pemble Davis, 96, of Cleveland

Mari Ana Pemble Davis, 96, passed away at her home in Cleveland on Saturday, June 16, 2018.Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be at the New Cleveland…