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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,…

Celeste Carpenter Sullivan, 97

Celeste Carpenter Sullivan, 97, passed away August 11, 2017. Graveside Services will be Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 1 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona, officiated by Rev. Jack DeMoney and under the direction of Ray Funeral Home. “Tiny” was a homemaker and very dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. She was born on November…

Nell Shurden Jackson, 81, of Drew

Mrs. Nell Shurden Jackson, 81, of Drew passed away on August 10, 2017, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. A Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Drew Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Seefeld officiating. Nell was born on April 29, 1936, to R.L. Shurden and…