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Obituaries Lisa Williams-Boothe BATESVILLE–Our beloved Lisa Shanae Williams-Boothe, age 32, in God’s loving embrace, gained her wings on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. Lisa’s beautiful smile and warm laughter were contagious. Lisa loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was an encourager, devoted and full of passion in…

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Obituaries Marjorie Lee Fowler COURTLAND–Marjorie Lee Bumpous Fowler, age 82, passed away on April 12, 2017 at her home in Courtland. Funeral services were held Monday, April 17, at Wells Funeral Home. Interment was at Eureka Private Cemetery in Courtland. Rev. Wayne Scoggins, Rev. Ken Salley, Mr. Mark Aldridge and Mr. Brandon Fowler and Mr. Lanny Fowler…

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Obituaries Brenda Faye Jones BATESVILLE–Brenda Faye Jones, 55, departed this life Saturday, April 8, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 15, at 2 p.m. at Batesville Jr. High School. Brenda was born on May 5, 1961,…

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Obituaries Jeffrey Bruce Ballard CLARKSDALE–Jeffrey Bruce Ballard, 38, a diesel truck driver for Gresham Petroleum, died April 8, 2017 at Baptist East, Memphis. Visitation is today from 5-6 p.m. at Clarksdale Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements. Jeffrey was very active in Awanas at…

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Obituaries Wilsie Lee Brooks SARDIS—Wilsie Lee Brooks , 91, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Merit Health Hospital. Visitation is Friday, April 7 from 3-6 p.m. at Henderson Funeral Home in Sardis.  Funeral services are Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church in Sardis.  Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in…

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Obituaries Brenda Huggins Clark BATESVILLE–Brenda Joyce Huggins Clark, 70, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at her home. She was born on August 24, 1946 in Memphis to Joe and Hazel Huggins. She was a Baptist and a true southern lady.  A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she was also a good listener and…

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Ralph Berryhill BATESVILLE–Ralph Berryhill, age 85, passed away Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017 at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Funeral services for Mr. Berryhill will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Batesville. The family will receive friends today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Interment…

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Obituaries Mazil K. Hawkins Jr. OLIVE BRANCH–Mazil K. Hawkins Jr. , age 65, died March 23, 2017 at Senatobia Health and Rehab. Born August 3, 1951 in Lambert to the late Mazil K. Hawkins and Jimmie Sue Bullard Hawkins, he was a lab tech and a member of Clearview Baptist Church. Tom Hayzlett CRENSHAW–Tom Hayzlett, age…

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Obituaries Shirley Kay Ayers SARAH– Shirley Kay Ayers, 57, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at her residence. Visitation is Saturday, March 25 from 12-2 p.m. at Longtown Church of God in Sarah.  Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation.  Interment will follow at Askew Grove M.B. Church.  Felix Cauthen Funeral Home has charge of the…

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Mary Louise Drake BATESVILLE–Mrs. Mary Louise Smith Drake, 92, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at DeSoto Healthcare and Rehab in Southaven. Mrs. Drake was born September 7, 1924 in Courtland to the late Christine Fisher Smith and David H. Smith. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church in Batesville where she taught…

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