Local news for Laurel, Ellisville & Jones County


Mary Frances Chinn

Mary Frances “Mama Polly” Chinn, 94, of Laurel, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Care Center of Laurel.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the Oak Hill #2 Cemetery.

Keidren Sharnell Sansom

Keidren Sharnell Sansom, 4, of Heidelberg, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Blair Baston Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Salem Baptist Church in Paulding with burial in the church cemetery.