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It didn’t matter if a person served in the Marine Corps or in the Navy. It didn’t matter if a person had served at all.
As streets were filling with people ready to welcome home U.S. Marine Cpl. Humberto Sanchez on Sunday, a private dignified transfer by the Marines from Communication Company, Detachment 1, Combat Logistics Regiment 45 at Grissom was underway.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Mark Andrew Giles will be Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at 1 p.m., at Church of the Way. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 12-12:45 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are currently incomplete at Berry & Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Grover Ezell, 70, of Quitman, who died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Rush Foundation Hospital, Meridian.
Graveside services for Mr. Thomas Essix Jr. will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Wahalak Cemetery, Riderwood, Ala. Visitation: Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, from 5-6 p.m. at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian.
Graveside services for Willie R. Grace will be Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at 2 p.m., at New Hope Blackwater Cemetery, DeKalb. Visitation: Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian.
Memorial services for Mrs. Clarice Hayes will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian. Visitation: Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, from 9-11 a.m. at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian.
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- 14-year-old shot Saturday
- Choctaw Central tops Nanih Waiya 27-19 in turnover-plagued game
- Great Southern Bank announces promotions