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Roy Edward Duncan

November 13, 1932 - May 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Corinne Francis Robertson-Willis

May 7, 1912 - May 11, 2014

Corinne Francis Robertson-Willis, 102, died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at St. Dominic Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Wright and Ferguson in Clinton. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Louisville, MS.Mrs. Willis is survived by three nieces, Blanche White, Melissa Francis and Judy Draper; two nephews, Austin Johnson and Bart...
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Celia Rhodes Cole Culpepper

February 25, 1938 - April 27, 2014

Celia Rhodes Cole Culpepper, 76, of Clinton, MS, died Sunday April 27, 2014. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wright and Ferguson in Clinton and again on Wednesday at 10:00 am followed by services at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church in Clinton. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.Mrs. Culpepper was born February 25, 1938 in Belzoni, MS to the late, John...
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Richard Catcher Stann

April 27, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Martin Ernest Bush

January 25, 1945 - March 22, 2014

Martin Ernest (Ernie) Bush, 69, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Central Mississippi Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Wednesday in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Tuesday and after 10 am Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.Mr. Bush was born and raised in Ellisville, MS the son of the...
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Edgar Lamar Wigley

March 23, 1941 - January 15, 2014

Mr. Edgar Lamar Wigley, 72, of Clinton, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center after a long battle with heart problems. Visitation will be Saturday at 1:00 pm followed by services at 2:30 pm all at Wright and Ferguson in Clinton.Mr. Wigley was born March 23, 1941 in Yazoo County but Clinton had been home for over 50 years. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army...
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Joseph E. Carter

September 19, 1915 - January 6, 2014

Joseph E. Carter, 98, passed away on Monday, January 6th, 2014 at his home in Clinton, MS. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 9th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm at Wright & Ferguson funeral home in Clinton.Born in Citrus County Florida, Mr. Carter served in the Army Air Corps during WWII receiving the Distinguished Unit Badge and European-African-Middle Eastern service medals. During his...
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Charlotte Ann Naeve

December 26, 1932 - November 25, 2013

Charlotte Ann Naeve, 80, passed away on November 25, 2013 at her home in Jackson. A service for Mrs. Naeve will be held at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 2:00pm with visitation starting at 1:00pm. Burial will be at the Tinnin Community Cemetery.Mrs. Naeve was born on December 26, 1932 in Alton, IL to John and Anna Flori. She graduated from Marquette...
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Dixie Nell Keyes

April 23, 1930 - July 23, 2012

Dixie Poole Keyes, 82, entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 23, 2012. Born in Jackson, Mississippi on April 23, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Lewis C and the late Vivian Poole. Mrs. Keyes was a graduate of Charity Nursing School in New Orleans, LA, receiving her B.S. and M.S. in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Mrs. Keyes taught nursing at Hinds Community...
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Martha Jayne Rushing

August 13, 1939 - October 24, 2011

Martha Jayne Embry Rushing died Monday, October 24, 2011 at St. Dominic Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton.Jayne was born August 13, 1935 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, spent most of...
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Lloyd B. Jones

September 5, 1929 - October 21, 2011

Lloyd B. Jones, 82, was born September 5 1929 in Magee. He died October 21, 2011 at home. He was a graduate of MS State University and retired as an excise agent for the Internal Revenue Service having worked there 38 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoyed gardening and sharing the bounty of his garden. He was preceded in death by his first wife Sue T. Jones, and his second...
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Kenneth Warren Allbritton

November 19, 1935 - October 19, 2011

Ken Allbritton of Brandon, MS passed away, October 12th of natural causes, at age 75. Formally of Clinton, he is survived by three sisters: Eloise Furr, Sylvia Gore and Deane Thomas: five children: Kelli Irby, Kathi Sutton, Kristi Kuyrkendall, Kenny Allbritton, and Kevin Allbritton; Eleven grandchildren: Trey, Elise, Ben, Britni, Bonnie, Abby, Mallory, Brooke, Matthew, Cami and Ashlen.Ken...
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Joshua Andrew Dunaway

November 1, 1990 - October 19, 2011

Joshua Andrew "Josh" Dunaway, 20, died Wednesday October 19, 2011 in Laurel. Visitation will be 5-7pm today and 9am Saturday October 22, 2011 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Services will be 11:00am Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow in Clinton Cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Laurie May (Tim) of Laurel; father, Andy Dunaway (Tracy) of Brandon; grandparents,...
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Willie J. Braswell

January 5, 1931 - October 17, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Pauline Elizabeth Papavasiliou Thomas

August 12, 1947 - October 8, 2011

Pauline Elizabeth Papavasiliou-Thomas passed away on October 8, 2011. Pauline was born on August 12, 1947 to John and Margaret (Bozoki-Kreutz) Papavasiliou in Washington, DC. The family moved to Riverdale, Maryland, where Pauline attended school, graduating from Bladensburg High in 1965. She joined the US Civil Service, and through her career worked for the Post Office, and the Departments of...
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Mary Eleanor Ballard

September 29, 1937 - October 2, 2011

Mary "Pat" Mason Ballard, 74, of Clinton, passed away Sunday October 2, 2011. She was born Sept. 29, 1937 in Marshall, TX to William C. Mason and Mary Louise Mason and moved to the Jackson area as a child. A graduate of Mississippi College, Mary retired after 35 years of teaching piano to hundreds of students and was a published composer of numerous Christian choral and instrumental pieces of...
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Arthur David Young

August 10, 1923 - September 18, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Julia P. Pope

June 8, 1917 - September 14, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Walter Lee Oakman

June 30, 1956 - August 28, 2011

Walter Lee Oakman, 55, died Sunday, August 28 at Miss. Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:00am today at the chapel of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS with visitation from 9:00am until service time.Mr. Oakman was a native of Florence, MS and graduated from Florence High School in 1974. He attended Hinds Junior College where he received his associate degree...
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Billy Ray Smith

August 2, 1927 - August 27, 2011

Mr. Billy Ray Smith, 84, died Saturday, August 27, 2011 at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Clinton with interment in Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Monday and 9:30 AM Tuesday, all at the church. Mr. Smith, former Clinton Mayor from 1985-1993, was a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton,...
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Timothy Coleman Loper

May 13, 1959 - August 25, 2011

Timothy C. Loper, 52, passed away Thursday, Aug 25, at Baptist Hospital of complications due to heart failure. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Loper and son, Matthew Loper. He is also survived by a niece, Ashton Loper and dear family members Aldean and Linda Valentine. He is preceeded in death by his parents, Coleman and Emily Iola (Jo) Loper, and his brothers, David Loper and Bobby Blackledge....
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Margie Stringer Malpass

July 30, 1924 - August 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Edna Earline Rabe

July 9, 1943 - July 19, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Jacqueline T. Ruffin

December 4, 1941 - July 17, 2011

Mrs. Jacqueline T. Ruffin, 69, died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her home in Clinton. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM Tuesday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton and from 12:00 noon until service time Wednesday at the church. Mrs. Ruffin was born December 4, 1941 in Pascagoula, MS to...
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Idelle L. Farr

November 16, 1924 - July 9, 2011

Idelle L. Farr, 86, died Saturday, July 9 at Trinity Mission Health & Rehab of Clinton, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Monday July 11 and at 10:00 AM Tuesday at funeral home. Interment will follow in Edwards Cemetery, Edwards MS. She was a long time member of the congregation of the...
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Earline W. Norris

March 8, 1925 - July 8, 2011

Earline Wooten Norris, 86, died Friday, July 8 at home in Clinton, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Sunday and at 10:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Norris was a longtime member of Terry Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by...
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Virginia Jones

February 2, 1931 - July 5, 2011

Mrs. Virginia Jones, 80, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with visitation from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home on Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday at Palmer Cemetery in Hesterville, MS.Mrs. Jones was...
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Mary W. Wise

December 26, 1921 - June 17, 2011

Mary Wilkinson Wise, 89, died Friday June 17, 2011 in Clinton.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday June 20, 2011 from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation will be between the hours of 4 and 6 PM Sunday and after 10 Am Monday. Internment will follow the service in Lakewood Cemetery. Born in Gloster, MS she was preceded in death by her parents Patrick...
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Zeola Roene Morgan

November 18, 1917 - June 15, 2011

Zeola Roene Morgan, 93, of Ridgeland, MS passed away Wednesday June 15 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Funeral services will be Sunday June 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm at the North Brandon Church of Christ, 1029 Hwy 471 in Brandon, MS. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 pm Saturday June 18, 2011 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS and also from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the Church Sunday....
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Minnie Mae McLendon

September 23, 1914 - June 4, 2011

Minnie Mae Roberson McLendon, 96, long-time resident of Richland, MS went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 4, 2011 in Jackson, MS. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, J. D. Mclendon. Visitation will be from 11:00A.M. - 1:00P.M., Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, 106 Cynthia St., Clinton, MS 39056. Funeral services are at 1:00P.M. at Wright &...
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Vergie E. Hardin

December 22, 1906 - June 3, 2011

Vergie Elizabeth Turcotte Hardin, 104, was received home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 3, 2011. A funeral celebration will be 2:00pm Monday June 6, 2011 in the Old Sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Clinton preceded by visitation at 1:00pm. Visitation will also be 4-6pm Sunday June 5, 2011 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery. Mrs....
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Henry Wyatt Covington

March 18, 1938 - June 2, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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William Hunt Young

June 10, 1927 - May 18, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Rex Darrel Poole

May 3, 1936 - May 18, 2011

Rex D Poole, Sr., 75 of Clinton, passed away on May 18, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson from complications from pulmonary carcinoma. Visitation will be Friday, May 20, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at Raymond United Methodist Church, Raymond, MS preceded by visitation at 10:00 am at...
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Virginia Rickert Saway

October 15, 1916 - May 15, 2011

Virginia Rickert Saway, 94, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services will be held on Monday, 11 AM, May 23 at the Episcopal Church of the Creator in Clinton with internment in Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM, Sunday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Pallbearers will be Robert Howe, David...
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Danny Harris Marshall

March 28, 1952 - May 12, 2011

Mr. Danny Harris Marshall, 59, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at his home in Clinton. A memorial service will be at 1:00 PM Monday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service Monday at the funeral home.Mr. Marshall, a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, was born in Biloxi, MS to W.H. (Chick) and Julia DeLoach Marshall. He is survived...
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Jimmie Aubert Holbrook

March 27, 1935 - May 4, 2011

Jimmie Aubert Holbrook, 76, passed away Wednesday May 4, 2011 at Jackson- St. Dominic Hospital. Funeral services will be 1:00pm Saturday May 7, 2011 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, preceded by visitation at 11:00am. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. He was an avid sportsman and supporter of Mississippi State University Athletics.Survivors include his wife, Lillian...
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Bonnie Rose Myers Brown

September 22, 1930 - May 3, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Milton Fredrick Braswell

March 27, 1927 - April 30, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Fred Dawson

September 17, 1926 - April 24, 2011

Fred Dawson, 84, of Bolton, MS passed away on April 24, 2011 at home.Fred was born in Yazoo City, MS on September 17, 1926. He served in the Navy as a Carpenter's Mate Third Class until his retirement.He was preceded in death by his parents J.P. and Eva Dawson and also his brother Ford Dawson."Mr. Fred "as he was known by his close friends was one of the most caring, kindest and generous men. He...
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Victor Lewis Montgomery

September 4, 1949 - April 18, 2011

Victor Lewis Montgomery, Jr., 61, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2011 in Edwards, Mississippi. Lewis was a graduate of Raymond High School and Mississippi State University and lifelong resident of Edwards, MS. He was self-employed farmer and cattleman. He served in Mississippi's Air National Guard. Lewis was an avid hunter and held a deep admiration for the land and wildlife. His strongest...
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Barbara Harrington Landrum

October 27, 1919 - April 10, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Suzanne Lofton Dean

March 5, 1948 - April 8, 2011

Suzanne L. DeanRaymond, MS Suzanne Dean, 63, died Friday April 8, 2011 at her home in Raymond. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday April 11, 2011 from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation will be between the hours of 2 and 5 PM Sunday and ater 10 AM Monday. Born in Jackson, Mrs. Dean had lived in Raymond for a number of years. She was...
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Nona Gillis Fortenberry

January 1, 1918 - March 31, 2011

Mrs. Nona Gillis Fortenberry, 93, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at The Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman. Funeral services will be 11:30 Monday in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with visitation from 10:00 until service time at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.Nona was the daughter of the late Nona and W.C. (Will) Gillis of...
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Genevieve S. Lassetter

September 11, 1916 - March 25, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Joseph Payne Long

January 22, 1925 - March 25, 2011

Joseph Payne Long of Clinton, MS, died Friday, March 25, 2011. Mr. Long was born January 22, 1925, in Tupelo, MS, to Byron and Christine Payne Long. He graduated from Tupelo High School and attended the University of Mississippi. During World War II he served in the Army Air Corps. Mr. Long was a real estate appraiser and earned the MAI designation. He was a long-time member of Mt. Salus...
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Edward William Gaudet

August 9, 1915 - March 23, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Bob King Parks

July 5, 1942 - March 8, 2011

Bob King Parks, RPh, 68 years old, owner of Mississippi Discount Drugs in Clinton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. Funeral services will be on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS. Visitation will be Thursday, March 10, 2011, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in...
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Benjamin J. Rosenberg

April 27, 1952 - March 1, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Louise Hopkins Bullock

September 6, 1916 - February 19, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Wendell Deer

November 2, 1933 - February 19, 2011

George Wendell Deer, 77, of Clinton, passed away peacefully, Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Baptist Hospital, Jackson, MS. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 20, 2011 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Wright and Ferguson Funeral home in...
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Verda L. L. Jones

September 22, 1934 - February 11, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Laverne Davenport Jones

September 22, 1934 - February 10, 2011

Mrs. Laverne Davenport Jones, 76, died Friday February 11, 2011 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday in the Canton City Cemetery. A native of Hattiesburg, Laverne moved to Jackson in 1970. She was a member of Mains St. Baptist Church in Hattiesburg. For many years she was a Sales Clerk at Gayfers Department Store in Jackson. ...
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Martha D. Reynolds

August 17, 1923 - January 27, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Eloise D. Russell

October 14, 1926 - January 23, 2011

Eloise D. "Weesie" Russell, 84, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 PM Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Morrison Heights Baptist Church in Clinton. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until service time on Tuesday. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.She is preceded in death by her previous husband, Percy...
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Alma Erle Nichols

October 9, 1931 - January 3, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Janice Stringer Newell

January 28, 1952 - December 29, 2010

Janice C. Stringer Newell passed away Wednesday, December 29th, 2010, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She was 58.Janice was born January 28th, 1952, in Jackson, MS to Earl James and Carabel Rabun Stringer. She was the youngest of their three children. Janice grew up in Jackson, MS, attending Provine High School and Hinds Community College. She worked for Stribling...
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Marvin Ross White

August 6, 1921 - December 24, 2010

Marvin Ross White, 89, passed away Friday, December 24, 2010 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm at First United Methodist Church in Clinton. Visitation will begin one hour before service. Interment will be held in the Clinton Cemetery.Marvin Ross White was born in Poplarville, MS. He attended Poplarville Grammar School, Poplarville High School, and...
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Hilda Marie Vail

March 14, 1924 - December 14, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Suzanne Bright Glenn

January 8, 1941 - December 6, 2010

Suzanne Bright Glenn, 69, went home to rest with her Savior on Monday, December 6, 2010. Suzanne was born in Stewart, MS, on January 8, 1941, to H.V. & Lois Williams Bright. She grew up in Jackson & graduated in 1959 from Provine High School. After high school, she attended Hinds Community College in Raymond, where she was a Hinds Hi-Stepper. Suzanne earned her bachelor's and master's...
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Roy Clifton Bratton

April 9, 1925 - November 26, 2010

Roy Clifton Bratton, Sr., 85, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2010 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.Mr. Bratton was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Juanita Baham Bratton; his parents, William Henderson Bratton and Fanie Arbuckle Bratton; sisters Gert Whitten, Ruby Simmons, and Essie McGarrity; brothers Lee Bratton, Charlie Bratton, Crip Bratton, John Bratton, and Jonah Bratton...
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Jerry Sills

August 9, 1944 - November 25, 2010

Richard "Jerry" Sills, age 66, died Thursday, November 25 at Hospice Ministries, Inc. in Ridgeland. Family will receive visitors from 3 - 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 28 and 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, November 29 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, November 29 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with graveside service...
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Charlie D. Woodruff

May 16, 1941 - November 22, 2010

Charlie "Dan" Woodruff died November 22, 2010 at the age of 69 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center surrounded by family. Dan was born on May 16, 1941 in Kosciusko, MS to Charlie and Lucy Woodruff. He spent his childhood years in Kentucky before moving to West Memphis, Arkansas where he graduated high school. On June 11, 1961 he married Margaret Ann Stough and they began their married life at...
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Patsy Mayo

March 20, 1941 - November 19, 2010

Patsy Mayo, devoted wife, loving mother, dedicated Christian, unbelievable cook, incessant gardener, and fixer of most all problems passed on November 19, 2010. Patsy Jane Orr Mayo was born in the red clay hills of Choctaw County in the community of Chester , Mississippi on March 20, 1941 . Her parents, Pauline Orr and Elonzo Hudson Orr, who preceded her in death, instilled a strong work ethic,...
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Polly Harrington Rabalais

August 24, 1939 - November 13, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Polly Harrington Rabalais

August 24, 1939 - November 13, 2010

Polly Harrington Rabalais, 71, of Clinton, MS died peacefully at her home Saturday, November 13, 2010.Polly was the daughter of Irvin and Thelma Harrington, and was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi. She graduated from Hinds Junior College in 1959 and MSCW in 1961 and later received her Master's Degree in P.E. from Ole Miss. She met and married Michael J. Rabalais while both were teaching at Hinds...
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Bernice Edgar Bates

April 28, 1938 - November 1, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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B. Edgar Bates

April 28, 1938 - November 1, 2010

B. Edgar Bates, age 72, went home to be with the Lord on November 1, 2010 at Mississippi Baptist Hospital after a brief bout with cancer.Visitation will be held at Parkway Baptist Church Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Service will be held at Parkway Baptist Church, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 AM prior to the service. Interment will be at...
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Robert Thomas Foster

September 22, 1941 - November 1, 2010

Robert T. Foster, 69, died Monday November 1, 2010 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. He was born September 22, 1941 to Robert T. Foster, Sr. and Vivian Smith Foster. Robert was lifelong resident of Jackson and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.Funeral services are scheduled of 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 3, 2010, from the Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS. ...
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Arden Clyde Hill

February 21, 1926 - October 24, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Myron Hal Sitton

November 28, 1922 - October 5, 2010

Myron Hal Sitton went to be with Jesus October 5, 2010, in Jackson, MS. He was born in Salem, IL on November 28, 1922. He grew up in Illmo, MO. He served in the Army Air Corp during WW II in the Pacific theatre and finished his service as a Master Sergeant in Japan. He is survived by his wife Totty whom he met in Vincennes, IN when he was working for the Army Corps of Engineers. They have...
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Carrie Elizabeth Bolls

August 27, 1922 - October 4, 2010

Carrie BollsClintonCarrie Elizabeth Dendy Bolls, 88, was received home to be with our Lord on October 4, 2010. We celebrate her homecoming even though our hearts are heavy and she will be sorely missed by so many. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 PM Friday, October 8, 2010 in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be held tonight from 5-7 PM and an hour...
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Mary Frances Tomlinson

December 15, 1928 - October 4, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Mary E. Mcdonald

January 18, 1927 - September 30, 2010

Mary Elizabeth McDonald, 83, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2010 at University Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Monday, October 4, 2010 at the First Baptist Church of Clinton. Visitation will be held tonight from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the church and from 9:00 - 11:00 AM Monday preceding the service. Interment will be in the Clinton Cemetery. Wright and...
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Mary Kaye Jordan Lewis

October 22, 1942 - September 26, 2010

Kaye Jordan Lewis, 67, passed away Sunday September 26, 2010 at Hospice Ministries. Services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday September 28, 2010 at the old sanctuary of First Baptist Church Clinton, preceded by visitation at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. Kaye was a life long teacher, teaching for 43 years, at Whitten Junior High School, Clinton High School and Mississippi...
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George Thomas Furlow

March 29, 1939 - September 10, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Pascal Judson Townsend

October 20, 1943 - August 26, 2010

Pascal "Tuffy" Judson Townsend III, 66, of Raymond passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010, in Saginaw, TX. A funeral service will be at 11:00am Wednesday, September 1, 2010, in the Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with burial to follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City, MS. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 - 7pm Tuesday August 31, 2010 and 10am on Wednesday.Mr....
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Martha Durham Dickson

April 5, 1934 - August 18, 2010

Martha Durham Dickson, 76, passed away Wednesday August 18, 2010 in Madison. Visitation will be 11:00am until 1:00pm Friday August 20, 2010 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside services will be 2:30pm Friday at Magee City Cemetery in Magee, MS.Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Audelle Shivers Durham; brother, Robert Durham, Jr.; and grandson, Robert...
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Martha Ruth Mcmillin

November 19, 1933 - August 9, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Warren J. Reed

October 10, 1927 - August 8, 2010

Warren James Reed, Jr., passed away Sunday August 8, 2010 at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be 5-7pm today and 10am Wednesday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday August 11, 2010 in the funeral home Chapel. Burial will be 2:30pm Wednesday at Natchez City Cemetery in Natchez, MS. Warren James Reed, Jr. was born October...
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Golden Hudson

July 4, 1931 - July 27, 2010

Golden Hudson, 79, passed away at home while in the care of Southern Care Hospice on July 27, 2010. He was surrounded by his loving family when called home to be with the Lord. He is preceded in death by his wife Lora Etta Hudson. He is survived by his daughter Rhonda Browning and husband Mickey Browning and their two sons Sonny and Morgan Browning, his daughter Sonya McDonnell and husband James...
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Nicholas H. Lindsey

January 27, 1953 - July 17, 2010

Funeral services for Nicholas (Nickey) H. Lindsey, age 57 of Bolton Ms, will be held at Morrison Heights Baptist Church on July 20th 2010. Burial will follow at Clinton Cemetery. Mr. Nicholas H. Lindsey passed away at his home on Saturday July 17th 2010. Nickey was a loving husband, father, and grandparent. He was also a retired Caption of Clinton Fire Department. After retiring he spent his...
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Mary Louise Maze

February 21, 1921 - July 12, 2010

Mary Lou Maze, 89, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, at Ms. Baptist Medical Center. Visitation will be 10 am-11:30 am today at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside services will be 4:00 p.m. today at Odd Follows Cemetery in Aberdeen, MS.Mary Lou, a native of Denver, CO, survived her husband of 63 years, Lt. Col (Ret.) Jacob E. Maze USAF. During their marriage they enjoyed...
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Robert Arlen Bailey

June 1, 1931 - July 11, 2010

Robert Arlen "Bob" Bailey, died Sunday, July 11, 2010 in Jackson, MS. Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Clinton with Dr. Fred Womack and Dr. Greg Belser officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home.Mr....
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John Robert Barnette

March 12, 1986 - June 21, 2010

John Robert "Robby" Barnette, 24, of Jackson, Mississippi, went home to be with Jesus on June 21, 2010. Robby Barnette is survived by his daughters Makenzie Jo Gaillard and Jaylen Ryder Barnette; fiance', Danielle Vercher; mother, Donna Halderman Barnette; father, Clifford Alton Barnette; brother, Samuel Alton Barnette; grandmother, Mary Charleene McMillian Barnette; and a host of aunts...
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William Sheppard Morgan

December 6, 1929 - May 25, 2010

William Sheppard "Mike" Morgan, 80 passed away Tuesday May 25, 2010 at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 4:00pm today at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, preceded by visitation at 3:00pm. Burial will follow in Clinton Cemetery.Mr. Morgan was a graduate of Mississippi College and a veteran of the US Army, having served in the infantry during the Korean...
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Van S. Ferguson

November 17, 1945 - May 6, 2010

Mr. Van S. Ferguson, 64, died Thursday May 6, 2010 at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson.Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 10, 2010 from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation will be between the hours of 2 and 4 PM Sunday and after 9:00 AM Monday. Interment will follow the service at 1:00 PM Monday in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City, MSA native of...
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Paula H. Tuccio

December 18, 1946 - April 25, 2010

Paula Tuccio, age 63 died Sunday, April 25, 2010 in Jackson, MS. Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Mrs. Tuccio was born in Jackson, MS on December 18, 1946...
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James Levern Strong

February 10, 1965 - March 7, 2010

James "Jamie" Lavern Strong, Jr., age 45 of Bolton died Sunday, March 7, 2010 at his residence in Bolton. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at the funeral home.Mr. Strong was born on February 10, 1965 in Jackson. He was a plumber with...
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Mary Itaska Wood

December 8, 1923 - February 22, 2010

Mary Itaska Boyd Hutson Wood, age 86, died February 22, 2010 at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson., Mississippi. She was born December 8, 1923 in Marion County, Mississippi to Dexter Ross and Demaris Annette (Nettie) Simmons Boyd. She was the youngest of nine children and born on the family farm in the Enon Community. She was a descendent of early pioneer settlers in Marion, Pike and Perry...
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Jack Wilson Lilley

February 20, 1923 - February 15, 2010

Jack was born February 20, 1923, to John Benjamin and Jessie Costello Lilley at the family home in the Tinnin community north of Clinton where he lived until his death. In this home, he and his wife, Emelyn Weissinger Lilley, lived and raised their four sons, Jack Wilson Lilley, Jr., John Weissinger Lilley, Frank Eugene Lilley, and George Benjamin Lilley. Jack was the proud grandfather of seven...
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Albin Lee Sims

August 28, 1922 - January 25, 2010

Mr. Albin Lee Sims, 87, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, January 28, 2010, from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation will be between the hours of 5 and 8 PM today and after 12 noon on Thursday. Interment will follow the service in the Edwards Cemetery.Born August 28, 1922 in Henderson...
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Thomas Quitman Martin

December 14, 1959 - January 23, 2010

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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Mary Alberta Mason

June 9, 1918 - January 14, 2010

Mary Alberta Mason, 91, died Thursday January 14, 2010 at the Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday January 16, 2010 from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM and interment will follow the service in Lakewood Cemetery. Born June 9, 1918 in Jacksboro, Texas, and graduated from High School there. In...
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Mark S. Quarles

August 25, 1948 - December 26, 2009

Mark Stewart Quarles, Sr., 61 of Edwards, MS died from cardiac arrest on December 26, 2009. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Mr. Quarles was born in Jackson, MS on August 25, 1948, the son of Bobbye Stewart Quarles Dubard and the late...
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Melinda Ann Haddad

April 30, 1959 - November 26, 2009

Miss Melinda Ann Haddad, 50, died Thursday morning at Baptist Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, NY, April 30, 1959, Miss Haddad has made Mississippi her home since 1971.Survivors include her parents, Charles and Vivian Haddad; brother, Christopher Charles Haddad; sister, Amy Elizabeth Haddad (all of Clinton), uncles, aunts, and numerous cousins.Melinda had her training as a Radiology Tech at...
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Martha T. Ashford

October 3, 1923 - November 17, 2009

ObituaryMARTHA TYRONE ASHFORD, 86 a long time resident of Clinton died of pulmonary complications in the Saint Dominic's Hospital in Jackson, MS.Martha to her friends was a common face and at MP&L in Clinton. Martha had worked there some 29 years retiring after it became Entergy. She also managed the Hilltop Theatre with her husband. She was a Charter member of Mt Salus Presbyterian Church,...
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James Carria Stephens

April 29, 1937 - November 10, 2009

James C. "Sonny" Stephens, Jr., age 72, of Clinton died Tuesday, November 10, 2009, in Jackson. Services will be at 12:00 PM on Friday, November 13, 2009, at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton with Dr. Benton Preston and Rev. Allen Stephens officiating. Burial will be at 3:00 PM on Friday, November 13, 2009, at Union Baptist Church Cemetery near Puckett, MS. Visitation will...
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Nellie G. Williams

January 22, 1917 - April 1, 2009


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Perry Thompson Egger

July 25, 1922 - Unknown

Arrangements under the direction of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, Clinton, MS.
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