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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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Peggy Sue Wood

Peggy Sue Hammett Wood of Port Gibson,Ms died Monday August 15, 2016 at Merit Health-River Region Hospital, she was 79 years old. Mrs. Wood was a life long resident of Claiborne County. She was an active member of Red Lick Baptist Church, The Louisiana Porcelain Art Guild, The Mississippi Porcelain Art Guild, The WOCP (World Organization of China Painters), The ...

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Shirley Ann Boone Bishop

Shirley Ann Boone Bishop, 75, a long time resident of Vicksburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, August 1, 2016, after a long struggle with cancer. Mrs. Bishop was born in Washington, D.C. July 2, 1941 to Ralph and Myrna Boone. She was of the protestant faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by ...

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Sally W. Riddle

Sally W. Riddle died Monday July 25, 2016 at Merit Health-Madison Hospital in Canton, MS She was 88. Mrs. Riddle was born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Ellis and Esther Doll Whaley. She graduated from Ohio State University in 1950 with a degree in education and had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1973. Mrs. Riddle worked as a ...

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Karen Mixon Carpenter

Karen Mixon Carpenter died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at her residence. She was 42. Karen was a native of Horn Lake, MS and had been making her home in Vicksburg for the past 15 years. She was a member of the Vicksburg Moose Lodge #1581 and was a member of Goodrum Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Mike ...

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Robert Percy Dowe Sr.

Our dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and cousin, Robert Percy Dowe Sr. departed his earthly home on Tuesday, July, 5, 2016. He was 85 years old. Born in Hinds County to Oscar Oliver and Crystelle Cook Dowe on August 26, 1930, he was the third of five children. He attended Utica High School and then joined the United ...

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James Fred McCain, Sr.

James Fred McCain, Sr. died Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the V. A. Medical Center Nursing Home. He was 96. He was a veteran of WWII and retired from Magnolia/Cappaert Manufactured Housing as head of maintenance. He is survived by his wife Claudia McCain of Vicksburg; his son James Fred McCain, Jr. (Jewel); his sister Irene Jones; his grandchildren Deanna ...

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Eleanor Grant Scott Price

Eleanor Grant Scott Price died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Vicksburg at the age of 91. Mrs. Price was born June 28, 1925, in Bassett, Nebraska to parents, Leo Vance and Sarah Helen Berryman Scott. In 1937 the Scott family moved from Nebraska to the Culkin Community of Warren County. Eleanor graduated from Culkin Academy in 1943 and All Saints’ ...

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Agnes Miller Nelson

Agnes Miller Nelson October 7, 1926 – May 31, 2016 Mrs. Agnes Miller Nelson died Tuesday May 31, 2016 at her home in Vicksburg, She was 89 years old. Mrs. Nelson was born October 7, 1926 on Richland Plantation in Waterproof, La. She graduated from Water Proof High School and Louisiana Tech, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She has been a resident of Vicksburg ...

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