Clara Cashaw, Maggie Crawford, Thomas Dwyte Evans, Steven Ray Vance

Clara Cashaw

Funeral services for Clara Cashaw of Charleston are Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark M. B Church.
Ms. Cashaw died at her home on Oct. 21, 2019. She was born on Sept. 21, 1949.
Ms. Cashaw is survived by six daughters, Brenda Meeks of Horn Lake, Shirley Wason, Lisa Cashaw and Marilyn Taylor, all of Holcomb; Lakisha Cashaw of Grenada and Natasha Cashaw of Winona;  son Johnny Cashaw of Charleston; four sisters, Billie Ann Gordon, Vernice Cashaw, Birdie B. Cashaw, and Jimmie A. Brewer; brothers, Gary Lee Cashaw and T.L. Cashaw, both of Tippo; David Cashaw of Charleston and Earnest Cashaw of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at

Maggie Crawford

Funeral services for Maggie Crawford of Charleston are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jerusalem M. B. Church
Mrs. Crawford, 93, died at Tallahatchie General Hospital on Oct. 16, 2019. She was born on March 15, 1925.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at

Thomas Dwyte Evans

Thomas Dwyte Evans, 75, of Winona died Oct. 22, 2019, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson.
Mr. Evans, a Jackson native, had been a resident of Winona since 1974.
Dwyte was born on Oct. 1, 1944, to Thomas Jefferson and Carrie Sue Black Evans. He was a wartime baby and was 13 months old when his daddy saw him for the first time.
Dwyte graduated high school at Provine in Jackson. He attended Meridian Junior College and Mississippi State University before joining the U.S. Air Force, where he spent four years.
Dwyte worked in the farming business and cotton ginning, and earned his electrician certification before going to work at Georgia Pacific in Grenada. When GP closed, he retired, then earned his HVAC certification and began to use some of his skills around the community. He became the ‘go-to man’ with friends and relatives.
Dwyte married his best friend Sandra, on Aug. 18, 1972, and they raised two sons and enjoyed all the activities that came with that. As of late, they enjoyed some traveling, antiquing and tailgating at Mississippi State.
Dwyte was predeceased by is parents and one brother Robert Benton Evans.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra Land Evans; sons, Thomas J. Evans III and Sandy Kenneth Evans; and one brother W. David Evans.
A celebration of life service was held Thursday at Moore Memorial Methodist Church in Winona. A private burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona ( handled the arrangements.

Steven Ray Vance

Steven Ray Vance, 65, died Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge.