Rebecca “Becky” Duncan Beard, born December 15, 1953, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, peacefully in her home. A visitation was held at Independence Methodist Cemetery in Morton, MS from 3:15 PM until 4:00 PM on Thursday May 7, 2020 with a graveside service following. Pastor Sheila Cumbest officiateed.
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Reverend J.O. Walker, 94, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, passed peacefully from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Friday, May 8, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Saturday, December 26, 1925, in Branch, Mississippi, in Scott County.
A private family visitation was held on Monday, May 11, 2020.
On May 1, Dana Moore and Glenda Bradshaw of the Forest Garden Club did not allow the Coronavirus to stop them from preparing vases of roses for residents and staff of the Lackey Convalescent Home which has been an annual event. Roses and greenery were gathered from Dana and Glenda’s home gardens.
May 13: Kyle Stuart, Adeline Ferguson, Ricky Schaefer, Myron E. Smith, Jill Mayes, Angela Richardson, Cherie Hardin.
May 14: Iva Dee Bonderant, Eddie Makaffey, Fran Stanton, Millie Johnson, Byron Rushing, Vern Peterson, Jim Ashmore, Justin Robert Burns, Jana Johnson, Patti Gaddis.
Announcements: The Morton Vocational/Bettye Mae Jack School Reunion that was planned for July 9, 10&11 of 2020 has been cancel due to COVID-19.
The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been rescheduled for July 25, 2020.