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Leroy Taylor

Funeral Service will be held Sat. Dec. 14, 2013. at 11a.m. Sjiloh Baptist Church for Mr. Leroy Taylor, 56, of Bay St. Louis, Miss.. who passed away Sunday Dec. 1, 2013 in Gulfport, Miss. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be10 a.m., in Shiloh Baptist Church under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home.

About Barbara Mizell

Barbara Mizell began working for the Picayune Item in 1993. She started during the "cut and paste" days of the newspaper, and was the first to create a newspaper page using the computer for the Item. She has served as Composing Supervisor and honorary Religion Editor. Of all the contributions she has made over her 20 years at the Item, she is most proud of the World War II book "The Greatest Generation." Barbara was born and raised in the White Sand Community on Lee Hill, she has also written many short stories about growing up on the hill.

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