In Memory


Florence Bingham Green

Florence Bingham Green died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at her home following a lengthy illness.  She was 103.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete with W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home in charge.

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William D. Smith Sr.

William D. Smith Sr. died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Merit Health River Region. He was 78. A lifelong resident of Warren County, he retired from Anderson-Tully Lumber Co. after 30 years of service. He later owned and operated Smitty’s Furniture in Vicksburg for 15 years. He attended Wayside Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. ...

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Betty Lee Leist


Betty Lee Leist passed away Sunday February 26,2017 she was 77 years old. Betty was born in Warren County,MS and had lived in Vicksburg most of her life. She was of the Methodist faith. She is preceded in death by her father Ernest Watkins and mother Helen Sink her step-father Clyde Sink and a daughter Darla Leist Sanders. She enjoyed ...

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Jasper Elbert Hampton

Jasper Elbert Hampton, 83, passed away August 31, 2016. He was a retired electrician for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and served in the U.S. Air Force. Born in Phoenix, Ms. lived in Vicksburg for many years for the last 15 years he lived in El Dorado, Ark. He is survived by his two sons Michael L. Hampton of ...

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Alice Faye Britt Wolfe

Alice Faye Britt Wolfe born on April 6, 1946 in Belzoni, MS passed away on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. She was 70 years old. She has lived in many places throughout her life but has resided in Vicksburg for the last 30 years. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is preceeded ...

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Joyce Christine Gilbert Vance

Mrs. Joyce Christine Gilbert Vance, age 86, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at her home in Utica, MS following a long illness. While she was a lifelong resident outside of Utica in the beautiful Scutchalo Hills, Joyce especially treasured the time she spent traveling across the county by tour bus with old and new friends. She never met a stranger. ...

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Joan Elizabeth Alexander

Joan Elizabeth Adams Alexander, a lifelong resident of Vicksburg, passed Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Prentiss and Lucille Adams. She was the pastor’s secretary for Woodlawn Baptist Church for 25 years. She was a member of Bovina Baptist Church, along with her husband of 60 ...

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Linda Ferris Tuggle

Linda Ferris Tuggle died Sunday, August 14, 2016 at the Merit-Health River Region Medical Center. She was 82. A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, she was co-owner, operator and manager of the Crystal Pharmacy, Colonial Discount Drugs and was the bookkeeper for the Corner Drug Store for a number of years. In addition, she served as a hostess for the Miss ...

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