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Jessie Caldwell

Jessie Caldwell

SARASOTA, Fla. — Jessie “Tarzan” Caldwell, 73, of Sarasota, Florida, and formerly of Hollandale, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Brandenton Hospital, Sarasota. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lucille Caldwell Dennis.


Thomas Rollins Jr.

Thomas Rollins Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Thomas Wilson Rollins Jr., 78, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at New Jerusalem, with the Rev. Holmes officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at his home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Rubyn Ellis

Rubyn Ellis

OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.


Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show takes place Saturday

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO DD-T,

Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.

My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy. 




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Semmie Crawford

Semmie Crawford

GREENVILLE — Semmie Marie Crawford, 82, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at her home.

She was born March 5, 1937, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Jesse LaNier and Mary Sudduth LaNier.




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