Menu

Obituaries

Susie Wright

Susie Wright Services for Susie Groves Wright will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Ruleville. Mrs. Wright, 71, died on Monday, July 16, 2018, at Walter B. Crook Nursing Home in Ruleville. She was born on January 4, 1947, in…

Norman "Moot" Moore Lyons

Norman "Moot" Moore Lyons, 83, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Indywood Personal Care Home in Indianola. 

Roland “Snow” Thomas

Roland “Snow” Thomas, 86, of Brandon, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. 

Herman Turner Jr.

Herman Tuner Jr., 69, of Rosedale, died Monday, July 2, 2018 at Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Changing Your World Ministries in Rosedale with Reverend Freedman Causey officiating. Burial will follow in Rising Star Cemetery in Marigold under the direction…

Atoya L. Cockrell

Atoya L. Cockrell, 28, of Wichita KS, formerly of Ruleville, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at her home in Wichita. Funeral arrangements are 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Macedonia COGIC in Ruleville in with Pastor Rits Gerzon officiating. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m.…

Tyler Terrell Goodlow

Tyler Terrell Goodlow, 3, of Cleveland, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Funeral arrangements are 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Lincoln Garden Church of Christ in Cleveland with Brother Taurean Morton officiating. Remains will lie in repose at the church on Saturday…

Mary Nell Land Williams

Mary Nell Land Williams, 81, of Cleveland passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at North Sunflower Medical Center.  Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Reverend Steve Huber and Reverend Will Wilkerson officiating.  Burial will follow at New Cleveland Cemetery under the direction…

Dot Ruth Skelton

Funeral services for Dot Ruth Skelton, 86, of Leland will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Boone Funeral Home, Leland. She passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, after a short illness. Burial will be in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. Dot was…

Randy Earl Fisher

Randy Earl Fisher, 59, of Boston, MA, formerly of Shaw, died Tuesday, June 18, 2018, at his home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland with Minister Augustus Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Northwest Shaw Memorial Garden. Visitation will…

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…