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Harper Brown, Jr.
Harper Brown, Jr., 76, died April 14, 2017. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Eutaw. Burial followed in the Walker's Place Cemetery with Smith's Mortuary directing. Visitation was Friday, April 21, 2017, from 3-5 p.m., at the mortuary. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services at the church.

Mary C. Davis
Mary C. Davis, 73, died April 18, 2017. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the New Bethlehem Cannon Shore P. B. Church with Rev. Billy Thornton officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining church cemetery with Smith's Mortuary directing. The body lay in state one hour prior to services at the church.

Margaret Nell Glenn Ruffin
Services for Margaret Ruffin, 73, were held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Gilfield Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Theodis McSwain officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Margaret was born July 2, 1943 to the late Johnny and Lillie Glenn in Pushmataha, AL. She departed this earthly life on April 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Lillie Glenn; children, Willie Wayne Ruffin, Irmatine Ruffin Nicholson, Eunice Ruffin Williams; two sisters; and three brothers.
She confessed Christ at an early age and joined Gilfield Baptist Church where she was an active member until her death. Margaret worked at Georgia Pacific for over 20 years until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her children, Leon (Terri) Ruffin, Birmingham, Johnny (Tiffany) Ruffin, Yantley, Katrina (Gregory) Capers, Lisman; grandchildren Dequain Ruffin, Krystal (Lester) Lee, Lashawnda Ruffin, Lakeisha (William) Lofton, Patrick Williams, Jasmine Ruffin; great grandchildren, Terrell Ruffin, Brittany Ruffin, Rokeiveon Ruffin, Shakayla Ruffin, Gregory Bryant, Jr., and ZyQuez Williams; a special nephew whom she loved as her son, Andrew (Etta) Curtis; two sisters, Ola (Thomas) Horn, Christine Glenn; one brother, William (Anna) Glenn; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The Celebration of Life services were rendered by Weatherly-Studdard Memorial Funeral Home of Butler.

Varry Triggs
Varry Triggs, age 53, died Saturday, April 15, 2017. Service were 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Livingston. Rev. Tommy C. Brown officiated. Burial followed in Zion Hill Cemetery in Livingston with Military Honors and McInnis Mortuary of Livingston directing. Visitation was 3-5 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017, at the mortuary. The body lay in state one hour at the church prior to service.

Juanita Wade
Juanita Wade, 81, died April 12, 2017. Funeral Services were 11 a.m. Saturday April 22, 2017 at New Jones Baptist Church in Emelle with Pastor John Powell officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Smith’s Mortuary of Boligee directing. Visitation was Friday, April 21, 2017 from 3-6 p.m. at the New Jones Baptist Church. The body lay in state one hour prior to services at the church.