Former Shelby County Sheriff Gene Barksdale dies at 99

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: March 09, 2022 8:44 PM CT | Published: March 09, 2022 5:31 PM CT

Barksdale served as sheriff from 1976 to 1986.


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Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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