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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.


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.


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Otis Stanford

Otis Stanford

TAMPA, Fla. — Funeral arrangements for Otis Tommy Stanford, 41, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.


Leland boys win first game

By PATRICK ERVIN,

he Leland Cubs (1-3) overcame a scrappy bunch of Humphreys County High Cowboys (1-3) Tuesday to claim a 53-49 victory. After the visitors surged back to under a double digit deficit with less than four minutes remaining in the game, it appeared that the Cowboys were poised for a comeback.




Honeybee Jakayla Williams earns Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Greenville High School junior Jakayla Williams, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had an opportunity during the offseason and has made the most of it.

Williams was already an outstanding shooter as a sophomore, but this summer she worked hard on all parts of her game to become a complete player.


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Margaret Williams

Margaret Williams

CARY — Funeral arrangements for Margaret “Red Ree” Williams, 71, of Cary, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson




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