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Funeral arrangements released for 8 Lincoln County shooting victims

The process of saying goodbye begins this week for the families of the eight victims of the deadly shooting in Lincoln County this weekend.

The wake for Deputy William Durr will be Wednesday at Easthaven Baptist Church from 5pm until 8pm. His funeral will be Thursday, June 1, at 1pm at the same church.

The funeral for 17-year-old Jordan Blackwell and his 11-year-old cousin, Austin Edwards, will be held Saturday at Alexander Junior High in Brookhaven.

Shelia Burage, 46, and Ferral Burage, 46, husband and wife, will be memorialized Sunday, June 4 at the same junior high at 2pm.

The final funeral for Barbara Mitchell, Tocarra May, and Mitchell’s sister, Brenda May, will be held on Monday June 5, also at Alexander Junior High.

Deputy Durr, Barbara Mitchell, Toccarra May and Brenda May were all found shot dead at 2871 Lee Drive in Bogue Chitto Saturday night.

The second crime scene was located at 1658 Coopertown Road in Brookhaven and the bodies of Austin Blackwell, age 11 and Jordan Blackwell, age 17 were located there.

The third crime scene was located at 312 East Lincoln Road, where Ferral Burage, age 45 and his wife, Shelia Burage, age 46, were recovered from their home.

Willie Cory Godbolt is the suspected shooter. Authorities believe the spree was started because of a family dispute between Godbolt and his estranged wife.





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