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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 24, 2018.
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For holders as of:
March 29, 2018
Date:  May 24, 2018
Time:  9:00 a.m., CDT
Butler Snow LLP
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Magnolia Room
Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Voting Items
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR
all the nominees listed in proposal 1:
Election of Directors
1a.   D. Pike Aloian
1b.  H.C. Bailey, Jr.
1c.   H. Eric Bolton, Jr.
1d.  Donald F. Colleran
1e.   Hayden C. Eaves III
1f.   Fredric H. Gould
1g.  David H. Hoster II
1h.  Marshall A. Loeb
1i.   Mary E. McCormick
1j.   Leland R. Speed
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
Advisory vote to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year.
Advisory vote on executive compensation.
NOTE: In their discretion, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.