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Jack Vance Jr.

Graveside services for Jack Vance Jr., 84, of Chicago, formerly of Indianola will be at 12 noon Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Pastor Ernest Dthrbak will officiate at the services.


Leano Simmons

Graveside services for Leano Simmons of Indianola will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Swan Lake Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Moorhead, with Pastor Clinton Simpson officiating.

Ms. Simmons, 87, died Friday, May 29, 2020 at her home.



Eddie B. Spiller

Graveside services for Eddie B. Spiller of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Spiller, 72, died Friday, May 22, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Earnestine Mosley

Graveside services for Earnestine Mosley of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Elder Elijah Walker officiating.

Mrs. Mosley, 87, died Saturday, May 30, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Ethel Perryman-Lloyd

Graveside services for Lue Ethel Perryman-Lloyd of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Gary Perryman officiating.

Ms. Perryman-Lloyd, 78, died Saturday, May 30, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


L.C. Clayton

Graveside services for L.C. Clayton of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Ware officiating.

Mr. Clayton, 75, died Monday, June 1, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Mozell White

Graveside services for Mozell White of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Indianola Memorial Gardens.

Mr. White, 58, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.

Redmon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements


Dr. John F. Lucas Jr.

Dr. John F. Lucas Jr. passed peacefully into heaven on Friday, May 29, 2020 with his family at his side.  John Fair, as he was known to his family and friends, was born to Lela Annette "Puddin" Lucas and Dr. John F. Lucas Sr. in Greenville on Sept.


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