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Willie Mae Wilson

Willie Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Eunice Boyles

Eunice Boyles

BELZONI — Eunice Geanice Cox Boyles, Granny, gained her wings to Heaven on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2019, after an extended illness.  She was surrounded by loved ones as she passed away peacefully at the age of 93.


Dorothye Kemp

Dorothye Kemp

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothye Kemp, 68, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Greater St. John, with the Rev. Regional Forte officiating. She died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Jackson. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Motorists urged to heed caution as crews replace underdrain pipes

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.

The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.




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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

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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Engagement - Titus - Davis

Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.

The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.



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