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Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 


Ice remains on roads in parts of state; MDOT advises no travel in affected areas

UPDATE – Wednesday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues its response to the winter weather event statewide and continues to advise the public to stay off roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only.



Jean Clyde Floyd

Jean Clyde Ford gained her heavenly wings on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  She was born on December 31, 1924, to James Edward Wilson and Belle (Harper) Wilson.


Danny Cox

Danny Cox passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at UMMC in Jackson.  He was born on October 8, 1948, to Shelley Wade Cox and Frances Victoria (Phillips) Cox in Columbus, GA. 

He was retired from MS State Guard, was a WWII Vietnam Veteran, 15 year Army Guard and 22 years MS Air Guard.



Morris M. Pearson

Morris M. Pearson, 83, of D Lo, Mississippi, died Sunday at Simpson General Hospital in Mendenhall, Mississippi. He was born Thursday, August 23, 1934.

He was preceded in death by Parents, Elmer Pearson and Zona Pearson; Sisters, Betty, Ruth Wells and Geneva Woods.


David Edward Carruth

David Edward Carruth passed away December 27, 2017, after living a long, happy life in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida beginning in 1976. He graduated from the University of South Florida and spent his career working in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and services industry.


Birtie M. Kennedy

Birtie M. Kennedy, 89,  gained her angel wings on December 29, 2017, at Magee General Hospital. She was born on May 23, 1928, to parents Ross and Jewel (Dickerson) Butler in Smith County, MS.


Claudette Weems

Claudette Weems, 77, of Braxton, Mississippi, died Monday at her home in Braxton, Mississippi. She was born Thursday, July 25, 1940.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 847-4401.



Dorothy Hollingsworth

Dorothy Hollingsworth went to her heavenly home on January 9, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital at the age of 81. She was born to her parents William and Dorothy Pierce Strobel in Philadelphia, PA.


James Earl Cone

James Earl Cone passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at his residence. He was born on March 16, 1937, to Burnace James Cone and Jamsie Thurman Cone. 



Dick Sawyer

Willie L. Sawyer, Jr. went to his heavenly home on Sunday, January 7, 2018. He was born on October 19, 1920, to Willie L. Sawyer, Sr. and Lucy Abret Risher Sawyer. 

Dick loved spending quality time with his family, especially Sunday afternoons.  


Dorothy Elizabeth Welch

Dorothy Elizabeth Welch, 90, of Mendenhall, died Saturday, peacefully at her home in Mendenhall. She was born Monday, May 9, 1927.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.



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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.





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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.





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