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Bro. Curtis L. Guess

Services for Bro. Curtis L. Guess will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at McClain-Hays Chapel with Revs. Tom McCurley and Tim Vowell officiating.  Burial will follow in Providence Baptist Church

Darryl Henderson

Funeral services for Mr. Darryl Orlando Henderson were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Union Grove M.B. Church in Union with the Rev. Eric Hill officiating. Burial was in St. Cloud MB Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.

Dot Gibbs

Dot Gibbs Gould, 80, passed away on Jan. 15, 2018.

Dot was born in Newton to Walter Chapman and Estelle Barrett Chapman.

Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Harmon Smith will officiate.

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Community calendar 12/20/17

Elf training continues this week at county libraries

The Kemper Newton County Regional Library System will again be hosting elf training for kids ages 5-12 in December. Children will be able to learn skills to be ready to assist Santa as honorary elves this holiday season.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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