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Nancy Winstead Craven

Nancy Winstead Craven, 86, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. She was born Monday, December 28, 1931.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Magee.


Dr. Audrey Berry

Dr. Audrey Berry passed away at her residence on Friday, October 12, 2018, at the age of 80, in Scooba, MS.  She was born on September 28, 1938, to her parents, the late Robert and Esther Ellen (Wear) Partain, in Spiro, OK.

Dr. Berry, along with her late husband, had a long- time Chiropractic Clinic in Magee for many years.


Cornelius Jerome Jones

Today we mourn the passing of long time Simpson County resident and community leader Mr. Cornelius Jerome Jones (Aug. 12, 1944 - Oct. 11, 2018), beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and Civil Rights Veteran.  Mr. Jones passed on Thursday, October 11, in Mendenhall, MS.  He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife Esta P.


Bobby Carroll Grantham

Bobby Carroll Grantham, 76, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the University of MS Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation was Saturday, October 13, from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. with the funeral service at First Baptist Church of Braxton. Burial followed at Braxton Cemetery.


Mary Nell Grantham

Mary Nell Grantham, 74, of Harrisville passed away on October 9, 2018.

Visitation was held on October 11, 2018, at the New Covenant Church in Harrisville.  Funeral services were held  October 12, 2018, at New Covenant Church with  burial following in Harrisville Cemetery.


Juanita Parish

Juanita Parish, 74, of Mount Olive, died Friday, October 12, 2018, at Hattiesburg Health and Rehab.

Visitation was held on Sunday, October 14, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mt. Olive.


Vida Whitley

Vida Whitley, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. She was born Friday, March 27, 1931.

Visitation was held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.



Diane Spikes

Diane Spikes, 72, of Pinola, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Magee General Hospital. She was born on April 7, 1946, to the late Cecil A. and Irene C. (Sullivan)  Spikes. 

Diane was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and her church family. 


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Ella Nora Bishop

Ella Nora Bishop, 84, of Magee passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee. She was born Saturday, November 18, 1933.

Visitation was held Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


Dale Stubbs

Dale Stubbs, age 60. Graveside services for Mr. Stubbs were Monday, October 8. Grgegory Cemetery, Hwy 541, Magee.  Arrangements and services entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Dorothy Jean Morris

Dorothy Jean Morris, 89, of Mendenhall died Monday at Magee General Hospital. She was born Saturday, March 9, 1929.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.





Dorothy Jean Morris

Dorothy Jean Morris, 89, of Mendenhall died Monday at Magee General Hospital. She was born Saturday, March 9, 1929.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


Late Marvin Lee Honored

At the quarterly board meeting of the Simpson County Development Foundation the board recognized in memorium the service of the late Marvin Lee.  Lee was a volunteer on the Foundation and made many contributions to the community through the various roles he played.  Accepting the award on behalf of the family were his son, Dexter and wife Thelm


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School board delays election

After years of complying with restrictive hiring practices, the Simpson County School Board has issued payment to the law firm of Adams and Reese in conjunction with settlement of the court ordered consent decree from which the county has finally been released. 



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