Dessie Kirk

TILLATOBA — Dessie M. Kirk, age 65, retired employee of Mississippi Department of Corrections, died Sunday, Jan. 7, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. 
A memorial service will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at St. James A.M.E. Church in Charleston.  Lee Sykes Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
 She is survived by her daughter, Catrina Kirk of Columbus;  her siblings, Sylvester Kirk, A.V. Kirk, Maxine Tanner, Deanna Hartely, Millie Durant, and Dora Reed; and 3 grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester and Millie Stewart Kirk.


CHARLESTON — Charley Lee Williams, age 64, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 17.