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MS deaths attributed to past week's storms

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Here are the people killed by severe storms in Mississippi during this past week, according to lists provided by coroners and law enforcement officers:

Chickasaw County had three deaths. Names unavailable.

Choctaw County had one death; Wade Sharp, 40, a lieutenant for the Covington, La., Police Department, died Wednesday in Jeff Busby Park while he was camping with his daughter and a tree fell on their tent.

Clarke County had four deaths- Billy Joe Haney, 32; Pat Robinson, 64; Dewayne Baldwin, 46; and Robert Jenkins, 58. All died Wednesday in a mobile home in the New Bethel community.

Jasper County reported two deaths- Husband and wife, Michael Maily, 59, and Beverly Maily, 57, died Wednesday in a mobile home that was destroyed in the Louin community.

Kemper County had three deaths- Sisters Florrie Green and Maxine McDonald, and their sister-in-law Johnnie Green, all died in a mobile home that was destroyed Wednesday. All were in their 80's.

Lafayette County reported one death- Charles Jones, 57, of Oxford, was killed about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday when his 18-wheeler truck hit a tree and ran off Mississippi Highway 30 east of Oxford.

Marshall County had two deaths- Charles Foster, late 50s, of Byhalia, died of an apparent heart attack early Tuesday while helping other volunteer firefighters clear trees from a road. Rev. Artwell Craft, 66, of Holly Springs, died when his car washed off a flooded road early Wednesday he was going to pick up a patient who had a dialysis appointment.

Monroe County reported 15 deaths- Thomas Lynn Davis, 55; of Monroe County; Smithville deaths: Jessie Cox, 84; Courtney Easter, 21; Mildred Elam, 79; Nellie Ruth Estis, 61; Roy Estis, 63; Celia Fay Jackson, 92; Carla Jones, 37; Mavis "Jean" Manley, 70; Alan Scott Morris, 41; Betty Newkirk, 78; Jessica Pace, 18; Lucille Parker, 86; Elvin Patterson, 80; Mary Lavern Patterson, 77.

Pike County had one death- Jabriel M. Branch, 3, of McComb, died when a tree fell on her family's home.

Smith County had one death. Anthony Turner, 53, died in a mobile home that was destroyed in the Warren Hill community.

Webster County reported one death- Mike Rogers, age not available, killed about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday when a tree fell on his mobile home in Ticky Bend between Eupora and Mathiston off U.S. 82.

Yazoo County had one death- Charles H. "Harold' Coker, 48, of Yazoo City, a road crew member who was killed Wednesday when he was struck by a tree the crew was removing from old Highway 49.

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