Obituaries

Ada Kay Bradley Paynter

Ada Kay Bradley Paynter departed this life on November 19, 2017, from complications of emphysema.  She was born March 6, 1943, in Greenwood and grew up in Inverness.   Her parents were the late Marian Cohn Bradley and John R.

Effie Johnson-Mitchell

Services for Effie Johnson-Mitchell of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.
Ms. Johnson-Mitchell, 89, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Debra Murphy-Green

Services for Debra Murphy-Green of Leland, formerly of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Murphy-Green, 49, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Alice Otts

Graveside services for Mary Alice Otts, 89, of Fulton, Kentucky, formerly of Indianola, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Indianola City Cemetery.  She passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2017.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.

Harvey Lee Wright

A celebration of life service for Harvey Lee Wright of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at All Nations Baptist Church in Indianola.
Mr. Wright, 52, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at South Sunflower County Hospital.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Jessie Walker

Graveside services for Jessie Walker of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Cemetery, Indianola.
Mr. Walker, 107, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
The Rev. Alexis Hamilton will officiate at the services.

Melvin Stuckey Sr.

Services for Melvin Stuckey Sr. of Indianola will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rash Temple Church of God in Christ in Sunflower.
Mr. Stuckey, 52, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.

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