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WINONA — Mae Catherine McGhaw, 61, of Kilmichael died Monday, Sept. 4, 2020, at her home.

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RULEVILLE — Graveside services for Joseph William Pearson of Barling, Arkansas, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Linn Baptist Church Cemetery in Linn.

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WINONA — Graveside services for Eddie Lee Williams of Carrollton will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mondy Cemetery in Carrollton.

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WINONA — Charles C. Brantley, 66, of Eupora died Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at his home.

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Joe Giardina, 84, of Greenwood died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. 

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RULEVILLE — Graveside services for Jack Griffin of Ruleville will be at be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville.

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RULEVILLE — Services for Doris Ann Meeks of Drew will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Swims Cemetery in Carrollton.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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LOUISVILLE — The Rev. Smith Whiteside, 102, passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at the Beehive Home in Louisville. Graveside services and interment will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Tom Potter officiating. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

WINONA — Graveside services for Emma Small Coffey of Winona will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Young Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Duck Hill.

L.J. Loden Jr., 79, of Greenwood died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Brandon.

WINONA — Mae Catherine McGhaw, 61, of Kilmichael died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at her home.

PLUM, Pennsylvania — Madeleine “Mae Mae” Persons, 93, of Plum, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

Ruth Jenelle Pollan, 84, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating.

WINONA — Graveside services for Alma Jean Silas Richardson of Winona will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Elkhorn Cemetery in Kilmichael.

Thelma H. Richardson passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2020, at Golden Age nursing home.

Graveside services for Russell Boone of Maryland Heights, Missouri, formerly of Itta Bena, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

WINONA — Graveside services for Otis C. Garrett of Winona will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Nebo Church Cemetery in Winona.

Graveside services for Cornelius G. Lacy of Carrollton will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Graveside services for Lillie Mae Jones Liddell of Greenwood will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hudson Park Cemetery.

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WINONA — Graveside services for Michael Christopher Garron of Winona will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Hill Cemetery in Winona.

WINONA — Graveside services for Doug Jones of Dalzell, South Carolina, formerly of Winona, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Winona.

WINONA — Graveside service for Thomas Milton Holmes of Kilmichael will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Friendship Cemetery in Kilmichael.

James Howard McShan passed peacefully Sept. 12, 2020, at Country Meadow. Mr. McShan was a member of the Church of the Nativity in Greenwood and a communicant of St. Anna’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans and St. Francis of Assisi in Gulf Breeze, Florida. 

Graveside services for Robert Paul Moore Jr. of Greenwood will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

WINONA — Graveside services for Deborah L. Phillips of Coila will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at LCMC Memorial Gardens in Carrollton.

Russell Boone, a former band director at Mississippi Valley State University, was known as a disciplinarian who influenced scores of other directors throughout the Delta while also elevating Valley’s band, according to former colleagues and family.

Russell Boone, 99, of Maryland Heights, Missouri, formerly of Itta Bena, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Maryland Heights.

John Carroll Brown, 64, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.  

WINONA — Ella S. Coffey, 104, of Winona died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Grenada Living Center.

WINONA — Lenze Forrest, 71, of Winona died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

WINONA — O.C. Garrett, 75, of Winona died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Merit Health Center in Madison.

Graveside services for Geneva Johnson of Morgan City will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Mount Harmon Cemetery in Morgan City.

Phillip “Randy” Randall Ross Jr., 65, of Schlater died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at his residence.  Funeral services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at D’Iberville Memorial Park in D’Iberville. Family visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bradford-O’Keefe Fune…

Robert Roy Skelton Sr., 85, passed away Sept. 9, 2020, at his home in Carroll County.  Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Joe Sansing and the Rev. Granville Wiggins officiating.  Military graveside honors will be provided by American Legion Post 29.

Graveside services for Leroy Ison Lucas of Memphis will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

WINONA  — Graveside services for Walter Joe Mitchell of Vaiden will be at noon Saturday at Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery in Vaiden.

Graveside services for Joe Louis Brooks of Greenwood will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Harmon Cemetery in Morgan City.

Robert Roy Skelton Sr., 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home in Carroll County.

LEXINGTON — Quadricka “Dricka” Riley Townsend, 39, of Black Hawk passed away Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. She was born May 30, 1981, the daughter of Gary Anderson and Augusta Riley Anderson.

WINONA — Graveside services for James D. Brown of Weir will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Lexington.

Services for Willie C. Dodd Jr. of Itta Bena will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Leflore County Civic Center, with procession lineup beginning at 10 a.m.

Graveside services for Geneva Johnson of Morgan City will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Mount Harmon Cemetery in Morgan City.

Graveside services for Rachel Braxton Lawrence of Greenwood will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at  Hudson Park Cemetery.

Graveside services for Dominique D. Moore of Greenwood will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Hudson Park Cemetery.

Deborah L. Phillips of Coila died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at her home.

Phillip “Randy” Randall Ross Jr., 65, of Schlater died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at his residence.  Funeral services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at D’Iberville Memorial Park in D’Iberville. Family visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bradford-O’Keefe Fune…

WINONA — Graveside services for Earnest Shaw of Eupora will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Eupora City Cemetery.

Services for Geneva Williams of Itta Bena will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Steadfast Church of God in Christ in Itta Bena.

WINONA  — Graveside services for Emmitt Worthy Jr. of Weir will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Little Calvary Church Cemetery in Louisville.

Joe Louis Brooks, 52, of Greenwood died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Mag “Meg” Brown, 93, of Carrollton died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton. The Rev. Eddie Carpenter will officiate.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at McNutt Cemetery in Schlater for Hubert Loyd Hodges, 80, of Minter City, who passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.

Margaret Lillian Kyle, 96, of Greenwood passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Sept. 7, 2020.