Willie Morris and
the Witch of Yazoo
Morris at the grave of the Witch of Yazoo. The tombstone reads: "According
to local legend, on May 25, 1904, the Witch of Yazoo City broke out
of these curious chain links surrounding her grave and burned down Yazoo
City. Writer Willie Morris's classic 'Good Old Boy' brought national
renown to this vengeful woman and her shameful deed." You can read Morris's
story about the witch at the Yazoo
County web site. (Photograph by Jack
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