Clarence M. Cariker

Name:  Clarence M. Cariker

Birthdate:  October 10

County you serve:  Tunica County

Family history:  Was married to the late Kay F. Cariker for 62 years; two sons, Chuck and Justin.

Education:  Northwest Jr. College and MS State University

Church:  First Baptist M.B. Church (Tunica)

Hobbies are:  Horse related activities

Comments:  Happy to serve the Yazoo MS Delta Levee Board.

Jimmy Scott

Name:  Jimmy Scott

Birthdate:  July 25

County you serve:  Quitman County

Family history:  Married to Beulah Scott.

Education:  Quitman County High School

Church:  Attend various church

Hobbies are:  Hunting and Fishing

Comments:  Always willing to lend a helping hand.

Alberta Jefferson

Name:  Alberta Jefferson

Birthdate:  November 12

County you serve:  Holmes County

Family history:  She is married to Mr. Willie Jefferson, a retired City and School employee and they are the proud parents of two great young men.

Education:  Holmes Community College (Goodman) -University of Phoenix-Associate Degree in Administration

Church:  Good Hope Missionary Baptist

Hobbies are:  Reading, Traveling, Community Involvement, Cooking & Enjoy spending time with family

Comments:  On behalf of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta Levee Commissioners she will continue to work collaboratively with all employees to meet the challenges of high waters and flood damages from interior rivers and streams.

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