Longtime Tennessee Lawmaker Lois DeBerry Passes Away at 68

The State’s longest serving member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Lois DeBerry (D-Memphis), passed away on Sunday after nearly a five-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Rep. DeBerry, 68, was first elected in 1972 and was a trailblazer in Tennessee politics.  She was the second African-American woman to serve in the General Assembly and the … Continued

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