Harold Edward Roe

Dec 06, 2021 (date of funeral)
Harold (PAPA) Edward Roe, 85, of Yazoo City, Mississippi, died peacefully at his home on November 27, 2021.

Mr. Roe was born on July 16, 1936 to Archie Mertel and Olive Waive (Blankenship) Roe in their family farmhouse in rural Fayette County, IL. At the time of his birth the farmhouse did not have electricity or indoor plumbing.
He attended grade school in a rural one room schoolhouse near the farm in Jimtown, IL and graduated from Vandalia Community High School.
He learned to farm while growing up and continued to farm while living in Illinois. He eventually moved to Mississippi to pursue his dream of growing and marketing soybeans in the South.
In addition to farming, Mr. Roe drove trucks for logging businesses in the Yazoo City area. Throughout his life he was always willing to help those in need.

On October 2, 1955 he married Cynthia Ann Bingaman in Fayette County, IL at the Hurricane Baptist Church which was across the street from the family farm where he was raised.
Together they had three sons, Randall (Randy) Edward, David Kent, and Brent Lee, all of which predeceased Mr. Roe. He married the late Linda Gilmer on March 21, 1981 and helped raise two Stepdaughters.

Mr. Roe is survived by: stepdaughters Tracy (Raymond) Boyd, Colorado, and Jamie (Johnny) House, Imboden, AR; five grandchildren, Dana LeAnn (Jason) Roe-Shelton, Brandon, MS, Courtney (Dave) Roberts, Hensley, AR, Randal Kent (Leann) Roe, Hensley, AR, Brandy Chenault, Yazoo City, MS, and Star Boyd, Colorado Springs, CO; nine great grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers, Norma Jean (Willard) Dawson, Nashville, TN, Betty Elaine (Kenneth) Hall, Greenville, IL, Alvin Irl (JoAnn) Roe, Pekin, Il and Elvin Merl (Audrey) Roe, Canal Winchester, OH; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
In addition to his parents Archie and Olive Roe, Mr. Roe was predeceased by his step mother Dixie McFadden Provence; his wives Cynthia and Linda; sons Randall, David, and Brent; grandchildren David Roe and Shawn Roe, and infant brothers Lester William and Archie Lee.

Visitation with family members will be on Monday December 6 from 9 – 10 a.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City, Mississippi. A memorial service will immediately follow visitation at 10 a.m.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Hospice Foundation, 17855 North Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287, phone 1-800-834-3059.



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Grover Cleveland Saxton

Nov 30, 2021 (date of funeral)
Grover Cleveland "G. C." Saxton, Jr.,88, of Yazoo City passed away Friday November 26, 2021 at The Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Yazoo City.

G. C. was a retired from The U.S. Air Force as a Tec Sargent . Following his retirement he returned to Yazoo City where he was a Mechanic for Seward Cadillac and later in life was an instructor at The Yazoo City High School Vocational Technical Center.

Survivors include his wife Wanda Stidham Saxton, daughter LaDonna Saxton of Yazoo City, son; Roger Saxton of Yazoo City, brothers; Wiley Saxton of Yazoo City and Tim Saxton of Bentonia, and a sister Margie Hasty of Yazoo City.

Visitation will be held at Stricklin King Funeral Home Monday November 29th 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Services will be Tuesday November 30th at 1:00 P.M. at Midway Missionary Baptist Church on Eden Midway Road in Yazoo County Internment with full Military Honors will follow in the Church Cemetery. Elder Eugene Norris will officiate.


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Ruth Inez Guthrie

Nov 27, 2021 (date of funeral)
Ruth "Inez" Guthrie, 96, of Clinton formerly of Yazoo City passed away Monday November 22, 2021 at Woolands Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Clinton. A Homemaker, she was "A Talker",an Excellent Cook , Mother, and Wife. Sh was also a devoted Church Member at Alta Woods Baptist Church where she served as the Church Librarian for 40 years.

Survivors include her sons; Rickie Guthrie of Jackson, George Guthrie, Jr., daughter Sheery Guthrie of Brandon, grandsons Kevin Guthrie, Daniel Guthrie, Kurt Guthrie, and Jason Guthrie, 9 great grandchildren and sister-in-law Vivian Guthrie .

Services will be conducted Saturday November 27th at Short Creek Baptist Church on Ridge Road in Yazoo County. Visitation will start at 10:00 A.M. until the 11:00 A.M. Service.


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