Author Archives: Tommy Parker

Margaret Brown Neal

Margaret Brown Neal of Vicksburg died Monday, May 8, 2017, at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was 80.   W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Two Vehicle Crash


Motorcyclist Killed in Two Vehicle Crash   Franklin Parish – A Sicily Island man died yesterday and another was charged with vehicular homicide after a two vehicle crash on US 425.   On May 9, 2017, just before 4:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle crash on US Highway 425 just south of Winnsboro. The ...

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Harvey William Dye

Memorial services for Mr. Harvey William Dye, age 64, will be Monday, May 15, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Tallulah at 11:00 A.M., with Bro. Jimmy Wilkins and Bro. Bentley Curry officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service, from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Harvey was a very loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed ...

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Ida Frances Prewitt Waring

Ida Frances Prewitt Waring died peacefully May 7, 2017 in her home in Vicksburg, Mississippi, with her devoted daughters at her side. She was 86. Born in Fondren, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Reverend Thomas Orien Prewitt and Mildred Lois Miner Prewitt. The deep Christian faith modeled by her parents became her own and profoundly influenced her ...

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Stella Harris Fuller

Stella Harris Fuller went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Promise Hospital of Vicksburg. Born on September 16, 1938 in Bude Mississippi she was the daughter of the late Jim and Verna Harris. Stella was a long time resident of Vicksburg and a graduate of Carr Central High Scholl in the class of 1956. ...

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Jack Roy Crawford

Jack Roy Crawford, age 84 passed away Friday May 5, 2017 at his residence in Utica. Jack was born December 25, 1932 and was a lifelong resident of his home place in the Reganton Community in Claiborne County, Utica. He attended Midway School and Utica High School. Jack served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his ...

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Evelyn Elizabeth Little

Evelyn Elizabeth Little was a remarkable woman in a variety of ways. She died peacefully on April 29, 2017 at age 100– that alone is amazing. This obituary is to memorialize her life—a life that was astounding by anyone’s standards. Evelyn Little was born in Carpenter in 1917 and lived for over a century. Her parents, Roy and Indiana Elizabeth ...

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River City Students Compete in ROV Competition

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Students from Vicksburg’s River City Early College Participated in a Competition this past weekend.Attached is the press release. DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama (April 23, 2017) — The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Discovery Hall Programs wrapped up its 5th Annual ROV Competition Sunday afternoon with the awards ceremony. The competition is a part of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) network of ...

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Tommie Royce Gray

Tommie Royce Gray died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Merit Health Medical Center. He was 74. Mr. Gray was born in Mobile, AL to the late Arthur G. and Annie Mae Huff Gray. He was a graduate of Magee High School and had been a resident of Vicksburg for most of his adult life. He retired from the U.S. Army ...

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