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Former Miss. Supreme Court chief justice Lee dies at 99

FOREST — Roy Noble Lee, who served 16 years on the Mississippi Supreme Court and retired as chief justice in 1993, died Wednesday at his home in Forest. He was 99. Funeral services were pending with Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest, where he was chairman of the board. Then-Gov. Cliff Finch appointed Lee to fill a vacancy on ...

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Morganti dies in Jackson

Dr. Leroy Morganti died Sept. 6 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was a longtime educator, columnist and educator. Morganti was a retired vice president of Delta State University and a former newspaper reporter whose career spanned across the fields of journalism, politics, education and administration. He also served as press secretary for the late Gov. Cliff Finch.

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