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Former Natchez Alderman David Massey dies at 72

NATCHEZ — Former Natchez Alderman David Massey died Monday at Merit Health Natchez at the age of 72. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:36 pm

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Sunday Wesley Pendleton, 30, 103 Creek St., on a charge of contempt of court. Bond set at $703. Howard Justin ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:05 pm

Obituaries

David M. Massey

Nov. 13, 1948 – Nov. 23, 2020 NATCHEZ — Services for David M. Massey, 72, of Natchez, who passed away Monday, November 23, at Merit ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:43 pm

Obituaries

Jonathan J. Beckem

Feb. 10, 1981 – Nov. 17, 2020 NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Jonathan J. Beckem, 39, of Natchez, MS, who died November 17, 2020, in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:42 pm

Courthouse Records

Courthouse records: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Adams County Nov. 13-19 Civil suits: Orell Bryce Cowart v. Corey A. Myrick and Connor Lane Myrick. Estate of James Darrell Lindsey. DHS — Arthur ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:39 pm

Courthouse Records

Court case conclusions: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Adams County Justice Court Cases — End Results Week of Nov. 13-19: Juanita H. January charged with burglary of a storage building. Case bound over ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:37 pm

Obituaries

Martha Robin Stephens Branyan

Nov. 17, 1931 – Nov. 22, 2020 Martha Robin Stephens Branyan, 89, Natchez, Mississippi passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, November 22. A ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:23 pm

News

No print edition of The Democrat on Friday

The Natchez Democrat will not publish a print edition on Friday, Nov. 27, in order to allow all of our employees to spend the Thanksgiving ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:19 pm

Obituaries

Robert Oliver McWilliams Sr.

Sept. 15, 1935 – Nov. 22, 2020 A Mass of Christian burial for Robert O. McWilliams Sr. will be held at St. Mary Basilica on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:08 pm

News

Natchez school board cancels bid opening for new high school due to COVID-19

NATCHEZ — The special called meeting of the Natchez-Adams School District Board of Trustees scheduled for Tuesday, November 24, 2020, has been canceled, school officials ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 5:03 pm

Obituaries

Eugenie H. England

July 12, 1929 – Nov. 20, 2020 Gladys Eugenie Howes England, 91, of Natchez passed away peacefully at Magnolia Terrace in Natchez on Friday, November ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:54 pm

Obituaries

Zonie Perry

April 7, 1945 – Nov. 16, 2020 BUDE — Graveside services for Zonie Perry, 75, of Bude, MS, who passed away on November 16, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:53 pm

Obituaries

Marilyn Freeman

Oct. 17, 1933 – Nov. 20, 2020 Mrs. Marilyn Freeman, 87, of McComb, MS, as well as Woodville, MS passed from this life on Friday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:51 pm

Obituaries

Otis Lee Mazique

March 22, 1952 – Nov. 18, 2020 NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Otis Lee Mazique, 68, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:50 pm

Obituaries

Charlene Conner

Charlene Conner was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Conner on July 11, 1958 in Natchez, MS. On Friday, November 13, 2020, she ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:43 pm

Obituaries

Gail Johnson McGruder

Funeral arrangements for Gail Johnson McGruder, 84 of Natchez, who died Monday, November 23, 2020, in Jackson, are incomplete at West Gate Funeral Home. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:38 pm

Obituaries

Robert O. McWilliams

Sept. 15, 1935 – Nov. 22, 2020 NATCHEZ — Services for Robert O. McWilliams, 85, of Natchez, who died Sunday, November 22, 2020 will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:34 pm

Obituaries

Martha Branyan

Sept. 17, 1931 – Nov. 22, 2020 NATCHEZ — Services for Martha Branyan, 89, of Natchez, who died Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Natchez are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:33 pm

Obituaries

Kenneth Ray Hinson

May 1, 1938 – Nov. 21, 2020 Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Hinson, 82, of Jackson, Mississippi, went to be with the Lord on November 21, 2020. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:19 pm

Obituaries

Benton Allen Blackmon Sr.

March 22, 1943 – Nov. 21, 2020 VIDALIA — Funeral services for Benton Allen “Red” Blackmon, Sr., 77, of Lake St. John, LA will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 4:10 pm

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