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Grant's Funeral Home

1105 Prichard Road
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-2058
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Grants Funeral Home

1105 Prichard Road
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-1177
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Henderson's Flower Shop

1090 Prichard Road
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-2531
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Nowell Memorial Funeral Home

955 River Road
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-1233
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Woolf Funeral Home

1021 Prichard Road
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-2661
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Former Mississippi Rep. Gene Alday dies - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Monday, November 21, 2016

Walls who later drew a firestorm of criticism over remarks he made as a legislator, has died.Alday, 59, died Sunday evening at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.A native of Tunica who considered Walls home, Alday became the small Delta town's first police chief in 2003. He served in that role until 2005, when he was elected mayor.During his tenure as the town's head, it would be an understatement to say Alday was hands-on. It wasn't uncommon to see him atop the town-owned tractor, mowing the lawn around city hall and other public property."My relationship with him was just a working relationship, but you do get to know people as you work with them, and he was really committed to his town," said former Walls Mayor Lynda Austin, who completed Alday's mayoral term after he was elected to the House in 2011. "He enjoyed life, and wanted to do the best he could for Walls."It was while a legislator that Alday drew criticism over disparaging remarks he made about African-Americans as part of a conversation about finding money to help improve literacy skills for children.Alday told a reporter: "I come from a town where all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call 'welfare crazy checks.' They don't work." Alday also said he spent hours in a...

Marlin Luker

Monday, June 13, 2016

MO, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Summit Villa.He was born on September 10, 1931 in Obion County, Tennessee a son of Franklin and Arah (Petty) Luker. He was married on November 6, 1948 in Tunica, Mississippi to LaJeanne Vick Smith. Marlin was raised in Portageville, MO and graduated from Portageville High School in 1949. He worked on a 300 acre farm harvesting soybeans, raising hogs, and picking cotton by hand (1949-1951). When he was younger, he enjoyed hunting and fishing around the farm.He enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean War (1951-1954). Marlin continued his education at Lincoln University and received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 1978. He was employed for over 30 years with the Missouri State Highway Patrol retiring as Captain on September 1, 1988. He was a member of Hickory Hill Baptist Church; the Jefferson Lodge 43 A.F. & A.M.and the Mason Service Association (Free Masons); the MASTERS Program through the Highway Patrol; the American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5; and the Forty & Eight. Marlin enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and traveling with his wife during their retirement. He was an avid reader and always cherished time with his family.Survivors include: his ...

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Former Mississippi Rep. Gene Alday dies - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Monday, November 21, 2016

Walls who later drew a firestorm of criticism over remarks he made as a legislator, has died.Alday, 59, died Sunday evening at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.A native of Tunica who considered Walls home, Alday became the small Delta town's first police chief in 2003. He served in that role until 2005, when he was elected mayor.During his tenure as the town's head, it would be an understatement to say Alday was hands-on. It wasn't uncommon to see him atop the town-owned tractor, mowing the lawn around city hall and other public property."My relationship with him was just a working relationship, but you do get to know people as you work with them, and he was really committed to his town," said former Walls Mayor Lynda Austin, who completed Alday's mayoral term after he was elected to the House in 2011. "He enjoyed life, and wanted to do the best he could for Walls."It was while a legislator that Alday drew criticism over disparaging remarks he made about African-Americans as part of a conversation about finding money to help improve literacy skills for children.Alday told a reporter: "I come from a town where all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call 'welfare crazy checks.' They don't work." Alday also said he spent hours in a...

Marlin Luker

Monday, June 13, 2016

MO, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Summit Villa.He was born on September 10, 1931 in Obion County, Tennessee a son of Franklin and Arah (Petty) Luker. He was married on November 6, 1948 in Tunica, Mississippi to LaJeanne Vick Smith. Marlin was raised in Portageville, MO and graduated from Portageville High School in 1949. He worked on a 300 acre farm harvesting soybeans, raising hogs, and picking cotton by hand (1949-1951). When he was younger, he enjoyed hunting and fishing around the farm.He enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean War (1951-1954). Marlin continued his education at Lincoln University and received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 1978. He was employed for over 30 years with the Missouri State Highway Patrol retiring as Captain on September 1, 1988. He was a member of Hickory Hill Baptist Church; the Jefferson Lodge 43 A.F. & A.M.and the Mason Service Association (Free Masons); the MASTERS Program through the Highway Patrol; the American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5; and the Forty & Eight. Marlin enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and traveling with his wife during their retirement. He was an avid reader and always cherished time with his family.Survivors include: his ...