James "Jim" Epps Watson, Jr.

Oct 26, 2020 (date of funeral)
James “Jim” Epps Watson, Jr., 86 of Yazoo City passed away Saturday October 24, 2020 at The Martha Coker Green House Homes. A car salesman Jim was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife Marjorie Watson, daughters; Lynn Stafford of Greenwood, Leigh Lampley of Vaughan, and Clark Watson of Benton, and a son Dr. Jim Edd Watson, of Jackson, 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren .

Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M Monday October 26th at First United Methodist Church with services at 11:00 A.M. Officiated by Rev. Lauren Porter. Internment will follow in Black Jack Cemetery. Under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home.


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John G. Kendrick, III

Oct 23, 2020 (date of funeral)
John G. Kendrick, III, 64, passed away Saturday October, 17, 2020 in Mena, AR. Mr. Kendrick was a retired Police Officer. He worked as a police officer in Yazoo City for many years. He was an Episcopal in his faith.
Mr. Kendrick is survived by his daughters; Kelie Hardy of Brandon and Hunter Kendrick of Phoenix, MS, 4 grandchildren, and his Brothers; Edwin Kendrick of Byram and Frank Kendrick of Byram. He was preceded in death by his father John G. Kendrick, Jr. and his mother Mary B. Kendrick.
Graveside services for Mr. Kendrick will be Friday October, 23, 2020 at 2:00 in Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12:30-2:00 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home. The Rev. George Woodliff will officiate the service under the direction of Stricklin-King.


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Lois Myers Gary

Oct 22, 2020 (date of funeral)
Lois Lee Myers Gary, 97, of Yazoo City, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Lois was born in Yazoo County on April 10, 1923 to Thad and Mattie Brown Myers. She attended the Yazoo County schools and graduated from Benton High School where she enjoyed extracurricular activities and playing on the basketball team. She worked various jobs including a switchboard operator for the telephone company and the Mississippi Department of Transportation, where she was employed for 32 years.
She participated in activities and Sunday school at First United Methodist Church for 70 years. She loved God and her family. Her kind, compassionate, and generous spirit will be sorely missed.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Louise Murff and Doris Bell; brothers, Loyce Myers, Billy Myers, Elmo Myers, Leon Myers, and Freddy Myers.
Survivors include her husband of 77 years, Earl Davis Gary of Yazoo City; brother, John Myers of Yazoo City; son, Alan Davis "Butch" Gary (Neetsie); grandchildren, Kelli Chandler, Lee Gary, and Ryan Gary; great-grandchildren, Alix Deschamp, Evans Gary, and Holland Gary; great-great-granddaughter, Dylan Deschamp; and a step-granddaughter, Kim Woodard.
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City on Thursday, October 22. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. with the funeral to follow. Burial will be at Fletcher’s Chapel cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are encouraged.
Serving as pallbearers are Lee Gary, Ryan Gary, Fred Myers, David Myers, Miller Holmes, Jr. and Bill McNair.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 444, Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


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