Vicksburg Attorneys Memorialized By The Mississippi Bar

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Mississippi Bar held the 93rd Annual Memorial Service before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the Chambers of the Supreme Court building in Jackson on Oct. 12.

In the past, family and friends have attended in person. This year, due to concerns about COVID-19, the ceremony was held virtually. Attorneys and judges memorialized included David M. Sessums, Lee D. Thames and Burke S. Torrey of Vicksburg.

Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph presided over the program, and The Mississippi Bar President Robert L. Gibbs presented the eulogy. Clarence Webster III, Chair of the Memorial Service Committee, proposed the Memorial Resolution. Presiding Justice Leslie D. King responded on behalf of the Court.

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The Mississippi Bar hosts the Memorial Service annually to acknowledge and pay tribute to those attorneys and judges who departed this life in the past year. The program expresses gratitude and appreciation for each person’s efforts to contribute to the profession and rule of law in the State of Mississippi.