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Dorothy Matthews

Dorothy Matthews

GREENVILLE — A graveside service for Mrs. Dorothy Sue Matthews, 82, of Greenville, were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Scotland Baptist Church Cemetery, Winona, with the Rev. John Jacks officiating. She passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville.


Mary Mosby

Mary Mosby

SALTILLO — Mary Dean Mosby, 73, of Saltillo, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at her home. The wake will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Oaklawn Cemetery in Greenville. Harris Funeral home of Greenville will be in charge.


Thelma Robinson

Thelma Robinson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Thelma Robinson, 95, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Grace Hospice, Greenville.


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Lucy Lamberson

Lucy Lamberson

LELAND — Private graveside services for Lucy Margaret Lamberson, 96, a long-time resident of Leland, will be held Thursday, May 7. She passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, at Legacy Manor Care Center in Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.


Earnestine Holmes

Earnestine Holmes

LELAND — Graveside services for Earnestine Holmes, 87, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Pastor Gregory Tucker officiating. She died May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland


Clifton Price

Clifton Price

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Clifton Price, 76, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Friday, May 7, 2020.




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Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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.



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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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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