As a young boy, Isaac Morris, spent many weekends on road trips to different towns throughout the region. His father, Isaac Morris Sr., was a professional wrestler. Young Morris got an up close view of the wrestling industry, from drop kicks and body slams to selling tickets and putting up and taking down the ring.
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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Clifton Birt, 71, of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home.
DELTA CITY — Funeral arrangements for Willie Windom, 70, of Delta City, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at his home.
INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Jeffrey Grant, 42, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Out Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Indianola. He died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
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Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) shoots as as Kentucky forward PJ Washington (25) and forward Nick Richards (4) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
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