A horse-drawn hearse carries the casket of Jerry O'Keefe to Evergreen Cemetery in Ocean Springs.
A horse-drawn hearse carries the casket of Jerry O'Keefe to Evergreen Cemetery in Ocean Springs. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com File
A horse-drawn hearse carries the casket of Jerry O'Keefe to Evergreen Cemetery in Ocean Springs. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com File

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