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October 22-23, 29-30 The award-winning play “Harvey” will be presented at the Terry Depot 22-23, and 29-30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6. For tickets, call Betty Davis at 601-878-5980. October 23 Greater Damascus Church of Christ Holiness USA will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Walk in downtown Hazlehurst at 8…

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Robert Lee Davis III

Robert Lee Davis III, 78, of Pollock, La., originally of Crystal Springs, entered eternal rest Oct. 13, 2021, at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La., surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service will be held Nov. 6 at First Presbyterian Church, Crystal Springs. Visitation with the family will begin at noon with a…

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Robert Lee Funchess

Robert Lee Funchess, 74, of Crystal Springs, passed away Oct. 6, 2021, at his home. A graveside service was held Oct. 16 at Clear Creek Cemetery. Century Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Survivors include his daughters, Shirley M. Taylor-Tyner, of Flowood; and Shaunda M. Taylor, of New Orleans, La.; brothers, Charlie J. Funchess, Thomas E.…

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Carroll V. Hood

Carroll V. Hood, of Hazlehurst, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on Oct. 11, 2021. He was 85 years old. Carroll was born on June 29, 1936, in Copiah County. He attended Hazlehurst High School and then-Copiah-Lincoln Junior College. He served in the Air National Guard and Army National Guard…

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June Ervin Long

June Ervin Long went to be with the Lord on Oct. 8, 2021, at home in Gallman, with her loving husband at her side. Graveside services were held at Gallman Cemetery on Oct. 11, with Rev. Billy Dempsey officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Long joined First Presbyterian Church…

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Archie Ray Madison

Archie Ray Madison, 80, of Ruth, passed from this life Oct. 18, 2021, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 22, 1941, in Jasper, Ala., to Floyd Madison and Louise Guthrie Madison Earnest. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Archie worked for many years with Hyster Company…

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Robert Chiles Smith

Robert Chiles Smith (Bob), 86, passed away in Plano, Texas, on Oct. 6, 2021. He was born in Brookhaven, the son of Robert C. Smith and Nellie Slay Smith. He graduated in the Class of 1953 from Crystal Springs Consolidated High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1954. After 20 years of service,…

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