Pearlie Thomas

Services for Pearlie Thomas of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.

Ms. Thomas, 67, died Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Holly Ridge Cemetery.

Pastor Gregory Strong will officiate at the services.

Ms. Thomas is survived by her husband, Bobby Holmes of Chicago; one daughter, Rosemary (Darrell) Cloud of Ellenwood, Ga.; one son, Byron Smith of Atlanta; five sisters, Annie B. White, Laydene Byas, Linda Deal and Earline Howard, all of Indianola and Rosie Longino of Chicago; three brothers, Sammie Lee and Obay Harris, both of Shaw and J.C. Harris of Florida; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Betty Sue Mallette, 80, of Indianola, passed away Friday Sept. 13, 2019, in Pontotoc.

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The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.