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Donald Williams

Donald Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donald Wiliams, 53, of Greenville and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.


Ola Mae Wilson

Ola Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Ola Mae Wilson were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness.  Burial was in Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


Kameron Hodges

Kameron Hodges

GREENVILLE — Kameron Cavonte’ Hodges Lee, 17, of Greenville, was born Aug. 27, 2002, to Amber (William Johnson) Hodges and Keith (Linda) Lee. He died July 11, 2019.


Eugene Caston

Eugene Caston

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


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Hebrew Union Temple to honor history at Hanukkah celebration

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.

“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30. 





The best, worst Christmas

Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.


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Allen Collins Jr.

Allen Collins Jr.
Leland - Funeral services for Allen Collins Jr.,  76, of Leland, will be held at Antioch MB Church, Saturday April 27 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Friday April 26 from 1-5 p.m.. Burial will be at Holly Ridge Cemetery in Holly Ridge. Services are entrusted to Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Willie Spurlock Jr.

Willie Spurlock Jr.

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Willie Spurlock Jr., 72, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.






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