Joyce Estella Hancock

Jul 31, 2020 (date of funeral)
Our Sweet Mama, Joyce Estella Hancock, 90 , was called to her heavenly home on
Sunday July 26, 2020.

Joyce was a homemaker, full-time Mama to her three children and a loving
Granny/Great Granny. She was born in Florida where she met the LOVE of her life
Loyd Hancock, married for 60 years.

Preceded in death by her husband Loyd, son Rawles and siblings Iris, Gloria, Alan
and George. Survived by her brother Louis Mann and her children Mark(Donna),
Cindee(Joseph) and Daughter in Law Nita. Grandchildren Greta(David), Holly (Billy), Adam(Lori) and Tyler (Katy).
Great-Grandchildren Kyle, Ross, Addie, Kameron, Macy, Reagan and Kambree.

Arrangements by Stricklin-King Yazoo City, MS.
Visitation(Limited to 10 people at a time) :
Wed 7/29 - 11am - 4pm
Thurs 7/30 - 8 am - 2pm (Family Only 2-4 pm)

Graveside Service - Friday 7/31/20 11AM - Dover Cemetery, Bentonia, MS
Reception to follow at The Heartland , Bentonia MS
Flowers or Donations made in honor of Mrs Joyce Hancock to Hospice Ministries,
Ridgeland, MS will be welcomed.


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Horace Augustus Ryan

Jul 30, 2020 (date of funeral)
Horace Augustus Ryan, 93, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday July 27, 2020 at the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. A retired Farmer for over 50 years and also retired from The Yazoo County Road Department, he was a member of Ogden Baptist Church. Horace was a very well loved member of his community and never met a stranger.

Survivors include; son; Horace Allen (Melinda) Ryan, daughter; Melissa “Lisa” Ryan (Don) Womack
both of Mechanicsburg, grandchildren; Christy Lynn White, Nettie Diane White, and Dustin Allen (April) Ryan, great grandsons; Nathan Kyle Womack, and Maddox Allen Ryan, nephew Grover Lyman Ryan, and a host of nieces and nephews and other beloved family members.

Horace was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years Nettie Pearl Dement Ryan, parents; Grover Cleveland & Nettie Alma Cook Ryan, brothers; Leonard Melvin Ryan, Grover Lyman Ryan, nephew; Leonard Melvin Ryan, II, and niece Alice Sue Ryan-Kris.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday July 30th in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City with Rev. James Pettis officiating.

There is no public visitation scheduled. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are Lenny Ryan, Mark Dement, Marty Dement, Matt Dement, Cary Dorrell, and Walter Tenant,. Serving as honorary pallbearers are; Nonnie McGraw, Max New, and Bernice Hilderbrand.


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Hoover Lee

Jul 29, 2020 (date of funeral)
Hoover Lee, 86, of Louise died peacefully Thursday July 23, 2020 at his residence.

Born May 22, 1934 in Canton, China, he came to the United States at the age of 9 months on The SS President Hoover His father gave him his American Name of Hoover from this Ocean Liner. Hoover graduated from Louise High School, attended 2 years at Hinds Jr College, then transferred to Mississippi State University in 1954 graduating in June 1956 with a BS Degree in Business Administration. Hoover served 2 years in the U. S. Army returning to Louise to operate the family business, Lee Hong Company, which his father started in 1917. A Retail Merchant in Louise he not only had served his country, Hoover served his community being elected to the positions of Alderman & Mayor for the Town of Louise for almost 30 years, elected to six terms. Hoover was a member of Louise United Methodist Church.

This man never met a stranger. His greatest Love was his Heavenly Father, Family, Friends, and Mississippi State University.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years Freeda Gee Lee, sons; Stanley W. “Stan” Lee & Timothy S. "Tim" Lee both of Louise, daughter; Sharilyn G.“Shari” Lee of Madison, and sisters Fong Lau of New Jersey, and Grace Lee of California.

Hoover was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; John and Joe Lee and sisters; May Lee and Frances Wong.

Graveside services will be Wednesday July 29th at 1:00 P.M. in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City . Rev. Julian Crawford will officiate. The family, although they may not be present, would like to invite friends to come by Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City beginning Monday through Wednesday morning to pay your respects and sign the register.

Hoover will always leave the Legacy for his Hoover Sauce used on grills and in recipes Throughout The Delta, the State of Mississippi and allover The U.S.A.


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