Circuit Clerk

Welcome to the Neshoba County Circuit Clerk web page! Here you will find information about our office and descriptions of our duties, plus our office address, telephone numbers, and email address. Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Delana A. Waddell, Circuit Clerk

Neshoba County Circuit Clerk
401 East Beacon Street, Suite 110
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Phone: 601-656-4781
Fax: 601-650-3997

Delana A. Waddell is serving her first term as Circuit Clerk of Neshoba County.  She was elected in August 2023 and took office on January 1, 2024. 

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Circuit Clerk serves as Clerk of the County and Circuit Courts, receives and files all lawsuits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts and issues all process including summons and subpoenas, draws jurors and qualifies juries, keeps a record of all judgments and executions, issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages, records medical and other professional licenses, and registers citizens to vote and has other duties in handling elections.

Office Staff

Aida Ward, Deputy Clerk
Christy Bennett, Deputy Clerk
Tammy Clemons, Deputy Clerk
Gail Breazeale, Deputy Clerk (Part-Time)