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Sammie Lee Jr.

Sammie Lee Jr.

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Sammie Lee Jr., 78, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died May 30, 2020, in Jackson.



Rether Davis

Rether Davis

CARY — Graveside services for Rether M. Davis, 82, of Cary, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Cary Cemetery, with the Rev. Teddy Matthews officiating. She died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at her home. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.


Sondra Huddleston

Sondra Huddleston

WINTERVILLE — Graveside services for Sondra Dismuke Huddleston, 84, a long time resident of Winterville, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home. She died Monday, June 1, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.  


Herman Sanders Sr.

Herman Sanders Sr.

SHAW — Graveside services for Herman “Paw-Paw” Sanders Sr., 86, of Shaw, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Northwest Memorial Gardens, Shaw, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died May 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


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Eddie Beasley

Eddie Beasley

LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.



Brenda Hayes

Brenda Hayes

CLEVELAND — Memorial services for Brenda “Bonnie” Hayes, 55, of Cleveland, will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.


Alvin Harbour

Alvin Harbour

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Alvin H. Harbour, 70, of Indianola, will be at noon Wednesday, May 27, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Saturday, May 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


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Feds back Temple Baptist Church, Simmons stands firm on order

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.

The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.


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Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”

The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.






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