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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…

Maud Cockrort

Maud Cockrort, 67, of Drew, died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Cleveland Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Martha Shoulders officiating. Burial will follow in Drew Cemetery. Survivors include brother James Washington and sister Mary…

Joe Larry Craig

Joe Larry Craig, 68, of Shelby passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby and beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday prior to the service. Funeral service will be at…

Rosie Dismuke

Rosie Dismuke, 83, of Ruleville passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018, at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Byas Funeral Home in Ruleville. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Byas Funeral Home in…

Rosie Young-Lake

 Rosie Young-Lake, 80, of Holly Ridge passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Brinson Funeral Home in Cleveland. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018,…

Elnora “Bay” Williams

Elnora “Bay” Williams, 89, of Rosedale died Monday, June 11, 2018, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Rosedale with Pastor Edward Williams officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Rosedale under…

Gladys Dyer

Gladys Dyer, 98, of Rosedale died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at her home in Rosedale. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Lobdell with Pastor Freeman Cosey officiating. Burial will be in St. John Church Cemetery in Lobdell under the direction…

Luebertha Hal

   Luebertha Hall, 88, of Metcalfe, formerly of Benoit, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Christian Light Missionary Baptist Church in Metcalfe with Reverend Robert Young officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Greenville under…