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Francis M. Brewer

Francis M. Brewer died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 75. Francis was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg where she was formerly employed by the Patton-Tully Towing Co. and the ACBL Towing Co. She was a licensed beautician. She was a lifelong and faithful member of the Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church. ...

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John Milton Pettway

Mr. John Milton Pettway, age 76, died peacefully at home in Vicksburg, MS on Monday, May 2, 2016. He was born July 4, 1939, in Edwards, MS. He retired from the Vicksburg National Military Park as an equipment operator. He had been a mechanic all of his life. He is preceded in death by his parents: James Echoals Pettway and ...

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Earl Mae Jeffery

Funeral services for Earl Mae Jeffery will be 1 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Mount Zion M.B. Church with the Rev, Charlie Blackmore officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and Sunday at the church from noon until ...

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Panola Rivers

Panola Rivers of Vicksburg died Tuesday, May 3, in the Harrison Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, following a brief illness. She was 56. She was a soil analyst for the USDA. She was a graduate of Vicksburg High School and Alcorn State University. Funeral arrangements will be under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home in charge.  

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Lillie Mae Thomas

Funeral services for Lillie Mae Thomas will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Mount Olive M. B. Church with the Rev. Leon Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Thomas of Vicksburg died ...

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Charles E. Stevens

Charles E. Stevens died Friday, May 6, 2016 in the Merit Health River Region Medical Center. He was 92. Mr. Stevens was born in Vicksburg to the late Charles A. and Gladys Emerson Stevens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, June S. Stevens, two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his ...

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Celeste Freeman Spencer

Celeste Freeman Spencer of Port Gibson died Friday May 6, 2016. She was born in Red Lick,MS on April 6,1921 to the late Avery Freeman and Celeste Stephens Freeman. Celeste was a loving Mama and grandmother(Maw Maw) and a die-hard Ole Miss Fan. She loved entertaining her friends and working in her yard. During her long life, she was blessed ...

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