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John Estis Johnson, 60, of Greenville

 John Estis Johnson, 60, of Greenville passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Delta Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held Monday, May 28, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM with a Celebration of Life service immediately following at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial…

Douglas Jackson Allen Jr., 64, of Boyle

Mr. Douglas Jackson Allen Jr., 64, of Boyle passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his home. Douglas was born on December 2, 1953, in Ft. Louis, WA, to Douglas Jackson Allen Sr. and Lorraine Johnson Allen. On October 17, 2002, he married Joy Madeline Love in Lake Village, AR.He is…

Barbara Ann Jones Turner, 70, of Sunflower

Ms. Barbara Ann Jones Turner, 70, of Sunflower, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at her home.  A Memorial Celebration with friends and family will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Sunflower Baptist Church 309 Sunflower Rd. Sunflower.Barbara was born November 9, 1947, in Shaw to Amzie Alvin…

Joseph Dewayne Thompson, 40, of Shaw

Joseph Dewayne Thompson, 40, of Shaw died Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Shaw. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at St. Peter Church Of God In Christ in Shaw with Elder Jessie Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Northwest Shaw Memorial Gardens under the direction of W.S.…

Letha Cheryl Jackson Cummins, 51, of Cleveland

Mrs. Letha Cheryl Jackson Cummins, 51, of Cleveland passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Leland. Cheryl was born in Grenada on July 15, 1966, to James Kellum Jackson and Esther Fay Orrell Jackson. After graduating high school, she furthered her education by receiving a Bachelor’s in Education from Delta State…

Willie Lee Bell Sr. of Duncan

Willie Lee Bell Sr. of Duncan died Monday, May 21, 2018 at Bolivar Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Century Funeral Home of Clarksdale. His home going celebration will be Sunday, May 27, 2018 at New Bethel A.M.E. Church in Shelby. Visitation will be Saturday, May 26, 2018 from…

Jimmy L. White, 70, of Ruleville

Jimmy L. White, 70, of Ruleville died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Bolivar Medical Center. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Ruleville Central Middle School with Minister Calvin White officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Galilee Cemetery in Rulveville.Visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May…

Patricia A. Richardson, 62

Patricia A. Richardson, 62, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Bolivar Medical Center. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Brinson Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Cleveland. Visitation will be Friday, May 25, 2018, from 2-5 p.m.…

Ola Cook, 73

Ola Cook, 73, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Tulane University Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. at New Kingdom Church in Cleveland with Elder David Sayles officiating. Burial will follow in Colony Cemetery in Boyle under the direction of Byas Funeral Home of…

Earnestine Watts, 86, of Shaw

Earnestine Watts, 86, of Shaw died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at University Medical Center in Jackson.Funeral services will be Friday, May 25, 2018, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with Rev. AC Gilmore officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem II Cemetery in Shaw. Visitation will be Thursday, May…