Jon Michael McConnell

Jun 12, 2021 (date of funeral)
Jon Michael “Mike” McConnell, 60, passed away on June 6, 2021 at his home in Yazoo City. Funeral Services will be held at Stricklin King Funeral Home on Saturday, June 12, 2021 with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M. followed by services at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
Mr. McConnell was born December 31, 1960 to James “Billy” and Jeanne Glisson McConnell of Yazoo City, MS. He was the third of four boys. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Yazoo City, MS. Mike worked as on offshore driller for most of his life, and he drove 18-wheelers for his father’s logging company. Mike was best known for his big heart and his love for his friends and family, especially his mom and 2 daughters. He spent the last years of his life helping his friends with odd jobs and taking care of his mom.
Mike was preceded in death by his father, James “Billy” McConnell and his two brothers, Kevin McConnell and Marc “Bubba” McConnell, all of Yazoo City, MS.
Survivors include his mother, Jeanne McConnell; his brother James “Clay” McConnell (Ramona) all of Yazoo City; his two daughters, Lakken McConnell Bearden (Austin) of Inverness, MS. and Makenzie McConnell of Yazoo City; his nephews, Will McConnell of Natchez, MS., Jay McConnell (Alex) of Yazoo City, and Austin McConnell of Austin, TX.; his nieces, Candin McConnell Phillips (Justin) of Greenville, SC. and Mindy Morgan (Bobby) of Yazoo City; and several great nephews and nieces.


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Carla Gene Manor

Jun 11, 2021 (date of funeral)
Carla Gene Manor, 76, of the Myrleville community in Yazoo County passed away Saturday June 5, 2021 at her residence. She was retired from The University of Mississippi Medical Center where she worked as a Patient Account Manager, and she was a member of Fletchers Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters; Miriam “Sissy” Whatley and Angelic Howell both of Yazoo City, granddaughters; Mallory Whatley May of Jayess, and Cecily Howell of Yazoo City, grandsons; M. D. Whatley of Yazoo City, Joe Meek of Wellsburg, NY, Tyler Manor of Pelle City, AL, and Spencer Manor of Pelle City, AL, and 6 great grandchildren.

Carla was preceded in death by her husband; Joe E Manor, son; Allan E. Manor, son-in-law; Michael Whatley and her mother; Wylma G. Golden.

Services will be Friday June 11th with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M. Followed by service at 11:00 A.M. At The First independent Methodist Church in Yazoo City with Stricklin King Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Rev Jay Trammell will officiate. Internment will follow in Fletchers Chapel Cemetery in Yazoo County.


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Claude Herbert "Herb" Putnam, Jr.

Jun 10, 2021 (date of funeral)
Claude Herbert “Herb” Putnam, Jr., 84, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday June 8, 2021 at his residence. A Marine Corps Veteran, he was the owner of Delta TV, and a member of First Independent Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife Charlotte Putnam, son; Scott (Melissa) Putnam of Madison, daughter; Sharon (Jay) Trammell of Bentonia, brothers; Johnny Putnam of Pensacola, FL and Harvey Putnam of Picayune, sisters; Bettye Sunoberg of Texas, and Molly Berthelot of Slidell, LA, 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren.

Herb was preceded in death by his parents; Claude and Maxine Putnam and a son Michael Herbert Putnam.

Visitation will be Thursday June 10th 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. With services following at 11:00 A.M. At The First Independent Methodist Church at Jackson Ave and 15th St Yazoo City under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home. Rev. Jay Trammell will officiate.

Serving as pall bearers are; Terry Freeze, Brady Putnam, Cotton Walker, Jon Michael Morgan, Rob Putnam, and Chris Pyron


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