Ralph was preceded in death by his wife; Bobbie Ann Burns May & his brothers; Curtis May, Jr & Teddy May. Survivors are his daughter; Patricia Harris Richie of Tallulah, LA granddaughter April Richie of Tallulah, grandson Trey (Clarissa) Brown of Alabama, great grandchildren Zoey Brown & Trystan Brown, sisters; Warrene Triplett of Vicksburg, sister-in-law Rosemary Cain Mitchell of Jackson, MS, sisters-in law; Geraldine Harris of Rayville, LA, & Adine Harris of Brandon, MS, and numerous nieces and nephews. Survivors are her son; Barry Herrod of Bentonia, brothers; Pete Hancock of Biloxi & Roy Hancock of Bentonia, sisters; Christene Cain of Bentonia, Ruby Necaise of Gulfport, and Jimmy Hancock of Biloxi. Herrod was preceded in death by her husband; Garland W. Graveside services will be Sunday September 3rd at P. For many years she was employed as a bookkeeper at Yazoo Industries and retired as bookkeeper at Delta Ace Hardware. Survivors are her husband; Paul Gresham Jones, Sr., sons; Daniel C. Joseph Montgomery of Baptist Medical Clinic for the compassionate care and tenderness that they provided for Mr.
The family would like to give a special thank you to The State Veterans Home in Kosciusko for the care they gave. Services will be Thursday September 7th at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City with visitation starting at P. (Lynn) Thrasher of Yazoo City, Ralph Thrasher of San Diego, CA, Paul Jones, Jr of Casper WY, & Bryan Jones of Columbia, MS, granddaughter; Tammie Lee Ann Thrasher of Yazoo City, grandsons; Michael Carlile of Yazoo City, & John Christian Gallagher of Yazoo City, sisters; Gail C. Adams and his family during the final days of his life. Robin Renee Boyanton Hasty, 54, of Benton passed away at her residence Friday August 18, 2017. Woods August 15 at at Glenwood Cemetery, in Yazoo City, MS. Woods passed away on Saturday, August 12 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS, at the age of 86.
Collins, 88, of Benton formerly of Yazoo City passed away Sunday November 5, 2017 at The Martha Coker Green Houses. Survivors include her grandchildren; Ginny Hunt of Huntsville, AL, D. Cowart of Jackson, MS, Donald Edward Lungrin, Jr of San Diego, CA, & Charles Perry Lungrin of Starkville, MS, niece; Debra Jean Walker of Houston, TX, nephews; Roger Oliver Walker of Pasadena, TX , & Dennis Walker of Deer Park, TX. Visitation will start at AM Wednesday, November 1, 2017, followed by the funeral at AM at Center Ridge Baptist Church. Margaret was born in Water Valley to Lillie Elmore and R. Margaret worked as a crossing guard for 35 years, mostly at Annie Ellis School. Luzelle Martin, 84, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday October 3, 3017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Kelli Stevens of Petal, & Gracy Stevens of Bentonia. At Stricklin-King Funeral Home with services Wednesday October 4th at P. Survivors are his wife Elaine Webb of Jackson, daughter Paige Grove of Atlanta, GA, son; Lee Webb Pitts of New York, NY, 4 grandchildren, brother; Howard Taft Webb, Jr. Memorial Service under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Steven Carter will officiate with internment to follow in Fletchers Chapel Cemetery. Survivors are her husband Wilbur “Wolf” Sanford of Yazoo City, daughters; Cathy (Bobby) Steinriede of Glen Allan, MS, & Mary Lou (Seger) Collier of Madison, MS, and son Bill (Lynn) Coleman of Benton. Stricklin-King Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Charles Ray Roark, 81, of Benton passed away Saturday September 16, 2017 at his residence.
The following will serve as pall bearers: Marco Nicovich, Larry Hall, Quint Carver, Alvin Woods, Bill Downs, Alvin Woods, Jr., Gregg Lott and Clyde Lott. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to Black Jack Baptist Church Building Fund or Martha Coker Green Houses. Clara Pearl Mc Namara, 59, of rural Hinds County passed away at her residence Thursday July 13, 2017. Survivors are his daughters; Annie Swayze Granholm of Benton and Mary Swayze of Vicksburg, and sister Sandra Swayze of Yazoo City. Minnie Fuller was born at Glen Allen, MS September 21, 1928. Retired from farming, he was a member of First Baptist Church- Yazoo City, and a U. Grandchildren; Campbell Browning, Carson Browning, Audrey Moore, and Lyla Moore, and brother Troy (Robin) Browning of Ridgeland. In Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City officiated by Rev. Jessie Joe Osborne, 80, of Bentonia passed away Thursday July 6, 2017 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Carter Michael “Mike” Maranto, 62, of Holly Bluff passed away Wednesday July 5, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center Yazoo. Survivors include his wife; Ann Wyatt Maranto, son: Carter Maranto both of Yazoo City, daughter; Melissa “Missy” Maranto (Clint) of Vicksburg, grandchildren Audrey Johnson, Marley Johnson, & Dylan Johnson, brothers; Norman (Joyce Maranto of Amory, MS & Willie (Nancy) Maranto of Anguilla, sisters; Lady (Richard) Hamlin of Greenville, MS, Martha (Keith) Dempsey of Orofino, ID, Mary (Will) Dickson of Memphis, & Lottie (Donald) Durst of Anguilla. Honary pallbearers are: William “Bill” Cooper, Charles Bert Darnell, Kevin Helton, Phillip Hester, Danny Howle, Jackie Martin, Jerry Martin, Neil Nichols, Ronnie Wilson, & Tommy Woodard. Burrell, 83, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday August 5, 2017 at Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare center. Survivors are; her daughters; Vickie (David) Lancaster of Bentonia, Hope Nelson of Yazoo City, & Joy Warren of Warner Robins, GA, son; Dennis Burrell of Bentonia, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, brothers; Ross Kuhn of New Hampshire, & Fred Kuhn of Virginia, and sister Sue Wilkerson of Coldwater, MS. He was born September 18, 1948 in Yazoo City to Archie and Lucille Crawford. After graduating from Yazoo City High School in 1966, he attended Mississippi State University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.Fred is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers; Charles Sligh and James Ray Sligh, his sister Melba Jean Wilson Coker and his son; Thomas Martin Sligh. June was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Sonny Green; sisters, Evelyn Prine, Cathryn Jones; granddaughter, Megan Mathis; and her husband, Plum Mathis. Graveside will be conducted at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Tuesday August 8th in Glenwood Cemetery officiated by Rev. Myra Faye Womble, 82, of Lafayette, LA passed away Tuesday August 1, 2017. Survivors are her husband; Tony Womble, daughters Susan (Jose’) Aldaya and Lilli Pace and partner Michael Rossman, grandchildren; Lauren Aldaya, Alexander Aldaya, and Adrian Harrison. Memorial services were held Saturday August 5th P. at Delhomme Chapel of The Flowers in Lafayette, LA interment will be Monday August 7th at P. Survivors are her husband; Leon Coody, daughters; Rebbeca (Richey) Cobb of Madison, & Elizabeth (Jeff) Tinnan of Hattiesburg, sons; Leon (Paula) Coody of Bristol, ID, & Charles (Stacey) Coody of Bentonia, 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and sister; Cynthia Ward of Belzoni. Also his aunt Mary Beth Logan and his adopted aunt Katherine Plunckett. and Idell Nolan Crawford of Eden, Ms, and Earl and Ina Chapman of Jackson, Ms.He is survived by his wife Recil Sligh, son; Freddie (Sandra) Sligh, daughter; Coy Sligh Burton and daughter-in law; Jennie (Tim) Sligh, 2 granddaughters Rebecca (Paul) Mc Allister and Lauren Sligh (Michael) Frazier, and a grandson Chip Sligh. She is survived by her three sons and daughter-in-laws; seven grandchildren; a brother, H. Green (Joy); sisters, Nina Redditt (Bardin), Merita Shook (Dossie), Susie Pitalo (Butch), Debbie Render (Phil) and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to June’s favorite charities, Gideon’s International or Baptist Disaster Relief Fund. Burrell, 83, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday August 5, 2017 at Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare center. Survivors are; her daughters; Vickie (David) Lancaster of Bentonia, Hope Nelson of Yazoo City, & Joy Warren of Warner Robins, GA, son; Dennis Burrell of Bentonia, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, brothers; Ross Kuhn of New Hampshire, & Fred Kuhn of Virginia, and sister Sue Wilkerson of Coldwater, MS. Services will be Saturday August 5th at Oak Grove Baptist Church, with visitation starting at P. He is preceded in death by his parents Archie Crawford Jr. Archie definitely had a zest for life and his humor was unforgettable.His love, wit, and tales of the past will be missed but never forgotten.Visitation will be on Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 5-7 pm at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City, Ms.Survivors are her son; Randy (Shurley Rae) Hearst of Benton, sisters-in-law; Amy Martin of Bentonia & Kathryn Broom of Benton, and a host of nieces and nephews. Hearst was preceded in death by her husband; Randolph Hearst, her parents; J. & Mildred Kinnison Martin, and brother Joe Danny Martin. They had 3 children; Thomas “Tim” Sligh, Freddie Sligh, and Coy Sligh. June started her career at King’s Daughters Hospital Yazoo City where she worked 36 years before retiring from the Business Administration Department. Honorary Pallbearers are; Robert Belk, Andy Burt, Frank Hilderbrand, Billy Ray Harris, Boogie Clark, Raymond Petway, and Jeff Tinnan. Stricklin-King Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Fielder of Jackson and Victor Manor of Verona, MS, a grandchild; Mayghan Fielder, Brothers; Robert Ellett and James Randy Ellett and sister; Sharon Stevens all of Benton. She dedicated her life to raising her four children; Dorothy (Robert) Oliver of Benton, Sandra (Steve) Meyerhein of Rio Rancho, NM, George Fuller of Yazoo City, & John (Phoebe) Fuller of Clinton, 6 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Joe was preceded in death by his parents Lecester & Bessie Massey Osborne, brothers; Allen & Marcus Osborne. He later worked for Marathon Oil Company and eventually retired from oilfield production.