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Kenny Horton

Kenny Horton

LELAND — Graveside services for Kenny Otho Horton, 82, a long-time resident of Leland, were held Saturday, May 23, at  Leland-Stoneville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. 


Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville, with Bishop Nathaniel Shanali officiating. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.


Floyd Oswalt

Floyd Oswalt

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Floyd “Pretty Boy” Oswalt, 84, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, May 24, 2020.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.


Doris Wright

Doris Wright

GREENVILLE — Doris Louise Chappell Wright, 89, homemaker, of Greenville, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at her home.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 26, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.


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Clyde Brown

Clyde Brown

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Clyde Stanley Brown, of Hollandale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Sanders Memorial Gardens, Hollandale, under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. He died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at hs home.


Jimmy White

Jimmy White

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Jimmy Lee White, 68, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Lakewood Cemetery, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died May 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Harry Cannon

Harry Cannon

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.



Jessie Warren Sr.

Jessie Warren Sr.

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.


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Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



Lee-Mitchell

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville. 



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Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.



Numerous Easter Events held

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As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:

Thursday, April 18



Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.


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