Archive - Jan 2, 2014
Garcia Gerald Berry, Jr., 66, died Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. A native of Lyon, MS, Gerald was a graduate of Mississippi State University and attended SMU. Â He was known as â€śThe Legendâ€ť in Starkville where he practiced photography and supported local musicians.
Marion Prichard Coggin died Jan. 1, 2014. She was 91 and lived in Jackson since 1958. Her husband, Sam Coggin, died in 1997.
Roosevelt Patterson, 57, died Friday, December 27, 2013, in Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services will be heldÂ 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2013 at First Baptist Church Longview, Starkville,Â Mississippi with Reverend Larnzy Carpenter Â officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 3, 2013 from 1-6:00 p.m, at West Memorial Funeral Home.
New Yearâ€™s Day has come and gone, and Letha Nelson still doesnâ€™t have her garbage bags.
The city of Starkville typically provides residents with garbage bags twice per year â€” in the spring and fall â€” but Nelson said the city hasnâ€™t brought any to her Pecan Acres residence in almost a year.
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