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Melveree Bender-Billings

Melveree Bender-Billings

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Melveree Bender-Billings, 70, of Shelby, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Grenada Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Grenada.





Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.


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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.


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.


Catherine Holliman

Catherine Holliman

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Catherine W. Holliman, 85, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Delta Memorial Gardens, Greenville. She died Saturday, May 9, 2020.


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.



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Azar seeking local talent for ‘The Banality’ film

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Area residents are invited to participate in an upcoming film production starring actor Chris Mulkey being directed by a former local youth.

Strack Azar, son of local country star musician Steve Azar, and Michael Stevantoni have written and are co-directing an original feature film titled, “The Banality.”



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Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.



Numerous Easter Events held

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As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:

Thursday, April 18



Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.


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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE