WHEREAS, on October 1, 1990, Elige Pratchard, Jr. and, Wife, Pearil Bell Pratchard executed a certain deed of trust to R. Conner McAllister, Trustee for the benefit of Bailey Mortgage Company which deed of trust is of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of DeSoto County, State of Mississippi in Book 522 at Page 226; and

WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned to MidFirst Bank by instrument dated September 4, 2001 and recorded in Book 1388 at Page 589 of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk's office; and

WHEREAS, MidFirst Bank has heretofore substituted Shapiro & Massey, LLC as Trustee by instrument dated November 8, 2012 and recorded in the aforesaid Chancery Clerk's Office in Book 3,537 at Page 516; and

WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, MidFirst Bank, the legal holder of said indebtedness, having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust and for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, trustee's fees and expense of sale.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Shapiro & Massey, LLC, Substituted Trustee in said deed of trust, will on December 28, 2017 offer for sale at public outcry and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the East Front Door of the County Courthouse of DeSoto County, located at Hernando, Mississippi, to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described property situated in DeSoto County, State of Mississippi, to-wit:

Lot 55, Section C, Magnolia Estates Subdivision, situated in Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 6 West, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 32, Page 18, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of DeSoto County, Mississippi.

I WILL CONVEY only such title as vested in me as Substituted Trustee.

WITNESS MY SIGNATURE on this 1st day of December, 2017.

Shapiro & Massey, LLC


Shapiro & Massey, LLC

1080 River Oaks Drive

Suite B-202

Flowood, MS 39232

(601) 981-9299

10074 Yates Drive

Olive Branch, MS 38654


Publication Dates:

December 7, 14 and 21, 2017


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