Former Okolona police chief laid to rest

Former Okolona Police Chief Willie Moore Jr. was laid to rest Saturday.

Posted: Jun. 9, 2018 10:59 PM
Updated: Jun. 11, 2018 6:57 AM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Former Okolona Police Chief Willie Moore, Jr. was laid to rest Saturday.

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His funeral was held in the gym of the Okolona High School.

Many friends and family paid their respects.

Okolona Police Chief Tommy Ivy described him as a honest and hard-working man.

"It's a hard thing to take when you lose a brother," he said.

Moore passed away late May. 

He was buried at the Okolona Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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