The Chancery Clerk's department consists of 7 full time employees and various part time employees, plus 2 employees in the accounting department. Each of these employees may be reached by calling (601) 636-4415.
Beverly Johnson attends all meetings of the Board of Supervisors, records the official minutes and maintains files for supervisors’ documents. She receives and processes all applications made for homestead exemption and forwards the results to the State Tax Commission. She maintains the fee journal for the clerk and prepares monthly and annual financial reports.
Faye Willis and Virginia Browning are responsible for receiving and recording all land documents (Warranty Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Powers of Attorney, etc.), lis pendens , military discharges and construction liens; creating and maintaining various indexes for documents filed in public land records and accounting for all recording fees.
Denise Bailey and Mary Flaggs are responsible for receiving and assigning cases to the Chancery Judge; maintaining the court docket, issuing process for service upon defendants, keeping and preserving court minute books, process all phases of civil commitments and accounting for various filing fees.
Rhonda McClure is responsible for receiving, processing and accounting for the redemption of all lands sold for taxes and making a record of the same, researching the owners of lands sold for taxes and issues various forms of notice prior to the foreclosure of the right of redemption and issues tax deeds on lands sold for taxes upon maturity. She records UCC releases and federal tax liens and attends all commitment court hearings.
Jamie Johnson serves as receptionist by answering the telephone and assisting customers. She attends court hearings and is responsible for the restoration of chancery records.
Lakeshia King serves as the accounts payable clerk.