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Gwendolyn “Lo” Lawson, 59, of Fayetteville, GA, formerly of Pace

Gwendolyn “Lo” Lawson, 59, of Fayetteville, GA, formerly of Pace, died Monday, August 14, 2017, at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, GA. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 26, 2017, a Spangle Banner M.B. Church in Pace with Dr. Henry Knox officiating. Burial will be in…

J.B. Rowsey, 55, of Duncan

J.B. Rowsey, 55, of Duncan died Monday, August 14, 2017, at his home. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland with Rev. Jeffery Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery in Duncan. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday,…

Henry Collier Jr., 98, of Mound Bayou

Henry Collier Jr., 98, of Mound Bayou died Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Bolivar Medial Center in Cleveland. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at New St. James M.B. Church in Cleveland with Rev. Jerry T. Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in…

Dorothy L. Jordan, 66, of Cleveland

Dorothy L. Jordan, 66, of Cleveland died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be at 11a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at United Baptist Church in Cleveland with Rev. Sammie Rash officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Cleveland. Visitation will…

Zedderica L. “Zee” Hampton, 31, of Cleveland

Zedderica L. “Zee” Hampton, 31, of Cleveland died Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at New Kingdom M.B. Church in Cleveland with Pastor Ricky Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Boyle.…

Dorothy Woods, 65

Dorothy Woods, 65, died August 14, 2017, at Joy Rehab in Cleveland. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, August19, 2017, at Star Spangle Banner M.B. Church with Pastor Larry Young officiating. Burial will follow in Spangle Banner Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Friday, August 18,…

Rosie “Tip” Hamilton, 62, of Boyle

Rosie “Tip” Hamilton, 62, of Boyle died August 13, 2017, at Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Greater Kingdom M.B. Church with Rev. Randolph Seals Jr. officiating. Burial will follow Popular Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m.…

Gloria “Blunt” McKnight, formerly of Mound Bayou

Gloria “Blunt” McKnight, formerly of Mound Bayou, passed away August 8, 2017, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis, TN. Funeral arrangements will be held at noon Saturday, August 19, 2017, at R. Bernard Funeral Home, 2764 Lamar Ave., Memphis, TN. The wake will start at 11 a.m. at the funeral…

Harriet “Christine” Jacobs Kuhn

Harriet “Christine” Jacobs Kuhn, (Kristin to her family) died August 6, 2017, in Lawrence, KS. She was born in Mississippi in 1940. Kristin grew up in Shelby and reigned as the Mississippi Delta’s 1955-56 Cotton Boll Homecoming Queen. In high school she was a cheerleader, as well as editor of…

Kenneth Floyd Thompson, 68, of Deatsville, AL, formerly of Ruleville

Kenneth Floyd Thompson, 68, of Deatsville, AL, formerly of Ruleville, died Thursday, August 10, 2017. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville. Rev. Higdon Herrington officiated. Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Thompson was born September 28,…