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Tommy Cliburn

Tommy Cliburn, 50, of Mendenhall, passed away Saturday at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mendenhall.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Mendenhall.


Mary Nell Harvey

Mary Nell Harvey, 80, of Mt. Olive died Friday at her residence.

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee. Burial followed in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.


Donna (Susie) Foster

Donna (Susie) Foster, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018,  at the age of 62.  She was born on April 6, 1956, to the late James V. and Myrtle Walker Case.

Donna was a retired bookkeeper.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and daughter. 


Tammie Prince

Tammie Prince, 59, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Tuesday at her home in Magee. She was born Friday, July 18, 1958.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.


Udell H. Craft

Udell H. Craft, 83, passed away Monday at her home in Brandon.    

Visitation will be held Friday, July 20, 2018, from 5-8:30 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Colonial Chapel. Burial will follow in Dry Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.


Jimmy Evelyn Burkett

Jimmy Evelyn Burkett, 85, of Martinville, Mississippi, passed away Monday at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was born Thursday, January 19, 1933.

 

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.

 


Arrest Reports 7-19-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 25 arrests from July 9 to July 16.

Jason Michael Ray of 13151 Warren Creek, Grand Bay AL was arrested on July 13 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, improper equipment, and expired driver’s license.


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Justice Court and Municipal Judge Eugene Knight Resigns

By MARLAN JONES,

Municipal Judge of Magee Eugene Knight turned in his resignation letter on June 21. Mayor Dale Berry confirmed that Knight’s resignation will become effective June 30. Knight has served as Magee’s municipal judge since May of 2003.Berry said, “There are no improprieties in the City of Magee concerning Judge Knight.




Donald Ray Berry

Donald Ray Berry, 58, of New Hebron, Mississippi, passed from this life Monday at his residence. He was born Friday, December 4, 1959.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM at the Shivers Baptist Church in Shivers, MS,







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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. 




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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. 


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