Obituaries – 06/10/15

Miss Bessie Willie Cole
May 30, 2015
Funeral services for Miss Bessie Willie Cole, 106, were held at Morning Star Baptist Church in Jackson on June 5, 2015 at 12 noon. Burial at Mount Vernon in Noxapater.

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Juneteenth Day set for June 6

From press reports

This year the Voters League will honor the memory of Claudell Weaver, the founder of the Juneteenth Day Celebration in Louisville with the annual event on June 6.

It was during her presidency that Juneteenth was started … Read more