Archive - Jun 2011
48-year-old Michael âShaneâ McClure died Saturday night after allegedly being shot by his father, 69-year-old Walter Raymond McClure.
On Saturday around 11:22 p.m., West Point police officers were dispatched to the subdivision near Converse Dr. in West Point in reference to gunshots that were fired. Upon their arrival, officers encountered Michael McClure sprawled out across the driveway of 507 Converse Dr. with Walter McClure laying on top of him, according to Mike Burgess, head of investigations for the West Point Police Department.
One of Clay Countyâs longest-serving elected officials passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon.
David Winfield, who was running for the supervisorâs seat in District 5, a seat he held for more than 20 years, died Saturday from what was believed to be a heart attack.
Robert Emmitt Jolly, age 56, of Cedar Bluff, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2011. Funeral services were Thursday, May 26, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel in Kosciusko, Miss. Burial followed in Ebenezer Cemetery in Leake County.
Mr. Jolly was preceded in death by his mother, Mollie W. Jolly; two sisters: Linda Smith and Cheryl Goode; niece, Ashley Goode; and aunt, Hazel Jolly.
Kenneth Bryan âShoeâ Juckes
Kenneth Bryan âShoeâ Juckes, age 53, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, in McCondy, Miss.
Mr. Juckes was born Jan. 13, 1958, in Canada to Winston Bryan âBingâ Juckes and Margaret Wilda Moore Juckes. He was owner/operator of Shoe Transport and a retired professional jockey. He never met a stranger. He was a free spirit and lived life to the fullest.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Houston Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Lampkin officiating. Houston Funeral Home in Houston, Miss., is in charge of the arrangements.
The war veteran holds the piece of worn, tattered newspaper in his 90-year-old hands.