WATER VALLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the death of a former, longtime sheriff.
Lloyd Defer, 81, of Water Valley, died on Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
He served as sheriff from 1984 to 2003.
He was also part of the Mississippi Highway Patrol prior to becoming sheriff.
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