• 79°

James Louis Spencer

Dec. 29, 1942 – April 21, 2020

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for James Louis Spencer, 77, of Natchez, who died April 21, 2020, at Natchez Merit Health Hospital will be held Friday, May 1, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Sunset View Memorial Park Cemetery with Minister Michael Hoggatt, officiating.

A walk-through-only visitation will take place Thursday, April 30, 2020, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Marshall Funeral Home in Natchez.

James Louis Spencer is the son of the late Clinton and Ruby Spencer.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Joyce Young of Inglewood, CA.

He leaves to cherish his memories; former wife and caretaker, Ruby Lucas; sons, Trazell Spencer (Stacy) and Cedric Spencer (Danielle); five grandchildren, Tiffany Taylor, Cedrelle Spencer, Cedric Spencer, Jr., Christopher Spencer, and Patience Owens; two-great grandchildren, Brayden Taylor and Treyven Taylor; first cousin who was raised as a sister, Leslie Hickingbottom; second cousin, Shannon Butler; goddaughter, Jannifer Hendricks Corbin; nephew, Keith Young; former in-laws; and a host of other relatives and many good friends.

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Friday, July 10, 2020

Sports

Louisiana governor, lawmakers oppose canceling school sports

ACCS sports

Adams County Christian School recent graduate advances to national rodeo finals

Other sports

Softball round up: See what teams won recent games

News

Man leads police on chase in stolen Lexus with woman, young girl in car

Editorials

Bridgewater-Irving gets our pick for Ward 4 alderman

News

Coroner: DNA collected from remains found in boot, optimistic ID will be made

News

Concordia Parish municipal elections Saturday

News

Drive-in movies coming to downtown this weekend

Obituaries

Ruthie Lee Robinson Graham

News

Mississippi doctor on COVID-19: ‘This is bad stuff and nobody wants it.’

News

Mississippi’s largest hospital: ‘We are full,’ urges people to follow coronavirus rules

COVID-19

Adams County reports most active COVID-19 cases yet as state numbers rise

Obituaries

Elbert E. Smith

Obituaries

Monica Snyder

Crime Reports

Crime reports: Thursday, July 9, 2020

News

Ex-Fox News anchor, Mississippi native Shepard Smith to return on CNBC

News

Police say man set fire to neighbor’s pickup truck

News

Suspect arrested in burglary at Natchez Democrat office

COVID-19

Mississippi COVID-19 cases rising faster than nearly every country in the world — except three

News

COVID-19 hits dozens of lawmakers; state leaders beg Mississippians to protect themselves as virus rapidly spreads

Sports

NASCAR moving Watkins Glen race to Daytona road course

Sports

NFL’s stay-at-home order means no travel for training camp

News

COVID-19 testing alert a false alarm