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Henrene Taylor

Henrene Taylor

ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Henrene Taylor, 53, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.


Christine Williams

Christine Williams

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Christine Johnson Williams, 96, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Riverside Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Byram. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Gilda Miller

By GILDA MILLER,

Gilda Miller

VICKSBURG — Gilda Fae McCool Shurden Miller died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84. 

She was preceded in death by her immediate family, including her parents, two husbands, and her only two children.


Clifford Carrier

Clifford Carrier

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Clifford Leroy Carrier, 93, of Greenville, will be at 9 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mississippi State Veterans Home, Jackson.  


Louis Taylor

Louis Taylor

GREENVILLE — Louis Eddly Taylor, 85, of Greenville, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.  

Louis was born April 9, 1935, the son of Curtis Levon Taylor and Elsie Eudale Wells. He retired from the United States Air Force as Mechanic. 


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Mars Food evolving Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

 Mars Food North America, a well noted fixture in the American food industry, made the decision last week to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality.

Mars Food on June 17 announced its decision to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand, but details are still being determined.






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Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”

The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.




Local teen charged in uncle’s stabbing death

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.

At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.



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William Walker

William Walker

INDIANOLA — William Thomas Walker, 60, of Indianola, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at Indianola Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Indianola. 



Walter Simmons Sr.

Walter Simmons Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Simmons Sr., 71, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed at DRMC, Greenville April 12 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Don Gleason Sr.

Don Gleason Sr.

OXFORD — Don Oliver Gleason Sr., 77, of Oxford, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Born in Greenwood, he was the son of John H. and Betty Caperton (Eastland) Gleason, of Doddsville, in Sunflower County.


Verma Jones

Verma Jones

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Verma Lee Jones, 78, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE