Vincent to lead state’s SBC


Clarke-Venable Baptist Church pastor Mark Vincent has been named the president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Vincent, who has served at Clark-Venable since June 2004, said he wasn’t seeking the position, but after praying and thinking about the opportunity, he agreed to serve if he was elected.


Roy C. White

Graveside services for Roy C. White will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29 at Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Newton.

Mr. White, 89, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. The Revs. Mark Vincent and Wayne Griffith will officiate.

Debra Crawford

Mrs. Debra Faye McElhenney Crawford, 60, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home in Decatur. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake with burial following in the Dennis Cemetery.