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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.


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. 


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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Joe Hartman Jr.

Joe Hartman Jr.

GREENVILLE — A private graveside for Joe Roger Hartman Jr., 81, of Greenville, will be held at the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Kilmichael. He passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


Richard Cook II

Richard Cook II

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Graveside services for Richard L. Cook II, 81, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Father Thomas Mullally, SVD, officiating. He died Wednesday, May 6, 2020.



Ivory Washington

Ivory Washington

ISOLA — Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington, 62, of Isola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola, with the Rev. Morris Allen officiating. He died Friday, May 15, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Lazericka Louis still training hard for a bright track future in college

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Greenville High School’s Lazericka Louis will not have a chance to compete for a state track championship this spring, but she is still running hard each day in preparation for her future.

Lazericka signed a track scholarship to attend Hinds Community College last fall. Her specialty is the 400 meter run and the 200 meter run.


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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.






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