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Former W.C. mayor Ron Gifford passes

Former W.C. mayor Ron Gifford passes
Ron Gifford, a Palmersville farmer and former Weakley County mayor, passed away Monday afternoon from an apparent heart attack.
Gifford served as head of the county for 12 years before the seat was claimed by Houston Patrick of Martin in 2006.
With Patrick slated for re-election this year, Gifford was a potential candidate for the seat after he reportedly pick up filing papers for the Democratic primary. Gifford never returned his petition for the county mayor seat.
See Tuesday’s edition of The Press for more information.

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