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Julia Lee Winters Bates, 73, of Shelby, formerly of Pace

Mrs. Julia Lee Winters Bates, 73, of Shelby, formerly of Pace, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, at University Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Pace Pentecostal Church. Celebration of Life services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017, at…

Lewis Edward Clark, 71, of Gore Springs, formerly of Cleveland

Lewis Edward Clark, 71, of Gore Springs, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at his home.  Visitation was Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. at the Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland. Funeral service immediately followed at 3 p.m. in the Cleveland Church of God sanctuary.…

James Collins Sr., 72, of Shelby

James Collins Sr., 72, of Shelby died April 3, 2017, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Pilgrim Chapel Church in Winstonville with Rev. Jefferick Butler officiating. Burial will be in Traveler’s Rest Cemetery in Alligator. Visitation will be…

Ken Lavell Rogers, 46, of Crystal Springs, formerly of Drew

Ken Lavell Rogers, 46, of Crystal Springs, formerly of Drew, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at Merit Health Hospital in Flowood. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 5, 2016, at Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Cleveland with Dr. Billy C. Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Drew…

Gerald Joseph “Jerry” Rocconi, 64, of Cleveland

Gerald Joseph “Jerry” Rocconi, 64, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016, at UMC in Jackson.  Visitation will be 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church.  A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow beginning at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 4,…

Genetta Reed-Winter

Genetta Reed-Winter, 62, of Greenville died Tuesday, August 6, 2016, in Greenville.  Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew A.M.E. Church in Greenville with Rev. John Perry officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Galilee Cemetery in Shaw, under the direction of W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland.  

Roy L. “Rusty” Martin

 Roy L. “Rusty” Martin, 62, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, at his daughter’s home near Nashville in LaVergne, TN.  Rusty’s life began on January 5, 1954. Born in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in Cleveland to Edward Odessa and Mary Lee Lampard Martin. Rusty was a protector and…

Janet Lusk Garrison

  Janet Lusk Garrison, 63, of Venice, FL, passed away August 1, 2016. Born in Cleveland, on August 5, 1952, she worked in the medical profession as a nurse and retired in 2011. Janet enjoyed golf, tennis, running, bicycle riding, travel, and cooking.

Nealus Jesse Weaver

Nealus Jesse Weaver, 86, of Huntsville, Texas, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was born November 6, 1929.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Annette and his daughter, Tina.

Jaylon Campbell

  Jaylon Campbell, 15, died Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his home.  Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, at St. Paul M.B. Church with Dr. Leroy Williams Jr. officiating.