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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Estella Rebecca Crawford, 82, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, with Pastor Hasan Tait officiating. She died Monday, May 18, 2020.
PALATKA, Fla. — Graveside services for Wesley J. “Rell” Walker, 35, of Palatka, Florida, and formerly of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Cleveland Crossing Cemetery, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Palatka.
GREENVILLE — Kitty Sue Kelly Stephens, 81, of Greenville, passed away from heart failure Saturday, April 25, 2020, at Washington Care Facility, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Florence G. Walker, 89, of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died May 13, 2020.
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INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Jessie Warren Sr., 60, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Thursday, April 30, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Harry Cannon, 61, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Mildred D. Shelby, 67, of Rosedale, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Wrights Crossing Cemetery, Rosedale, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemen Orr officiating. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
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.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
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.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.