In Memory


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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Jim Robinson

Jim Robinson, an accomplished musician and friend to many, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. He was born on March 5, 1943 in Almyra, Ark. Jim was a child music prodigy. He attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe and received a degree in music theory and composition. He joined the Navy band and then followed ...

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Doris Eloise “Dot” Bagby

Doris Eloise “Dot” Bagby passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. She was 91.  She was the daughter of Frank and Lucille Bufkin. She was a graduate of Carr Central High School, Class of 1944.  She married James “Red” Bagby in 1945. She was a retired employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District. She was a member of ...

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Clarence M. Triplett

Clarence M. Triplett passed away April 19, 2017, at the age of 83. He was born in Humphreys County and lived most of his life in Warren County.  He belonged to the Carpenter’s Local and retired from Anderson Tully.  He served in the Korean War from 1949 until 1954.  He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was preceded ...

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Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara

Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara died Saturday, April 15, 2017.  She was 90. Born in Charleston, MS, she was the daughter of Roy L. Wilson and Mary Hemingway Wilson. She was a communicant of St. Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, Joseph Leray McNamara (Cindy) of Jackson; a daughter, Betty McMullen (Marshall) of Charleston, W.Va.; and a sister-in-law, ...

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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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