Pearlie Essadean Veasley was born to Gregory Veasley and the late Pearlie Mae Luckett Veasley on March 19, 1982, in Kosciusko. She departed this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.
Jeweline Veasley-James was born Feb. 8, 1963, to the late JB Veasley and Mamie Gregory Veasley in Kosciusko. She was the eighth of nine children.
Mamie Edna Gregory was born on September 28, 1928, to the late William Howard Taft Gregory and Nannie Lou Alma Adams Gregory in Kosciusko, as their oldest child. She was raised and educated in Attala County and its schools, including the Rosenwald School at Buffalo Church.
Martha Lynn Orr, 95, of Knoxville went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 31, 2020.
Louis Franklin “Frank” Hurst, 77, of Kosciusko, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2020, at Baptist Hospital – Desoto.
Charles Ray Pierce, 89, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 3, Parkway Cemetery with Rev. Doug Pierce officiating.
Mrs. Pollyanna Cain McMillan, 76, of Sallis, passed away July 29, 2020, at UMMC in Jackson.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m . on Sunday, August 2, at Harmonia Cemetery. Rev. David Cain will officiate.
Florence Boone, 85, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the Holmes County Long Term Care Center in Durant, MS.
Graveside services are at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 31 2020, at the Boone Family Cemetery in Vaiden, MS.
No visitation was scheduled.
Denise Welch Simmons, 67, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at her residence in Ethel, MS.
James L. Overstreet, Jr., 93, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on July 26, 2020, in his home.
Leland was born in Attala County, MS, on April 30, 1927, to Etta Williams and James L. Overstreet, Sr.