Former Moss Point Mayor Ira Polk passed away

It’s a somber week in the city of Moss Point as residents mourn the loss of former mayor and longtime resident Ira Polk.

Polk was a community man. He also worked as a football coach, a physician assistant, and was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus tells News 25 he passed away Monday before noon at Singing River Hospital in Moss Point.

Polk served as mayor from 1993 to 1997.

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