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Yvonne Russell

Yvonne Russell

SHELBY — Graveside services for Yvonne Russell, 71, of Shelby, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Azion MB Church Cemetery, Mound Bayou, with the Rev. Toliver officiating. She died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Shelby Nursing and Rehab. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Edna Hammons

Edna Hammons

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Edna Merie Donley Hammons, 91, of Greenville, will be held Thursday. She passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in Linn Methodist Church Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.





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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.


Clifton Price

Clifton Price

INVERNESS — Graveside services for Clifton Price, 76, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. Steven Reed Smith officiating. He died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Roy Lott

Roy Lott

GREENVILLE — Roy Lawrence “Larry” Lott, 65, of Greenville, passed away peacefully  at home on May 16, 2020.  Larry was born Dec. 28, 1954, in Missouri. 



Kathryn May

Kathryn May

GREENVILLE — Kathryn Clark May, 89, of Greenville, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Lynn, the daughter of W.O. Kimbriel and Estell Birchfield Kimbriel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Alvie May.


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BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.


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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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