Patty Christine Ogle

Sep 02, 2015 (date of funeral)
Patty Christine Ogle, 71, of Bentonia passed away Monday August 31, 2015 at her daughter’s residence in Vicksburg. She was a homemaker and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Church in Bentonia.

Survivors are her sons James David (Melinda) Ogle of Bentonia, William Dale Ogle of Indianola, Gerald Wayne (Angela Renee) Ogle of Bentonia, & Darryl Gene (Tamara) Ogle of Hilo, HI, daughters; Susan Christine (Ronald) Gifford of Lakeland, FL, Jane Elizabeth (John) Parks of Vicksburg, 21 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, a sister Jane of Vicksburg & a brother Scott Elliott of Vicksburg.

Sister Ogle was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Dale Ogle, grandchildren; Ronnie Gifford, John Paul Parks, Joseph Andrew Ogle, & Dakota Ogle,& by her grand[parents David & Christine Fox.

Visitation will be Tuesday September 1 at Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Church on Highway 49, Bentonia 6:00 P.M. until with services Wednesday at The Church at 2:00 P.M. with internment in Shiloh Cemetery located next to the Church.
Elder David Ogle, Elder Gerald Ogle, Elder John Parks, & Elder Ron Gifford will officiate the Services.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons; Peter Gifford, Dave Ogle, John Michael Ogle, Gary Ogle, Willie Ogle, Millard Parks, & Rogers Evens, Jr.


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Dewitt Andrew Dixon

Aug 29, 2015 (date of funeral)
DeWitt Andrew Dixon of Benton was welcomed into heaven on August 20, 2015. DeWitt was born on April 21, 1934 to Sim James (Tot) and Vesta (Broadfoot) Dixon in Vaughan, Mississippi.
On July 6, 1954 he married his high school sweetheart, Guyla Vaughan. They were married 61 years. He is survived by his wife Guyla; their sons Andy Dixon (Becky), of Greenville, and Charlie Dixon (Ceil), of Florence. He was the proud and much loved grandfather “Deda” of Drew Dixon (Kathey), of Starkville, Adam Dixon (Ashley), of Yazoo City, and Catherine Wilson (Drew) of Batesville. His sister, Ellen Dixon Mosby, of Natchez, sister-in-law Virginia Dixon, of Vaughan, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, also survive him. He was very loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Sim James Dixon, Jr. (S.J.) and sister Thalia Ruth Blain.
DeWitt attended and graduated from Benton High School in Benton, Mississippi. He attended Millsaps College before transferring to Mississippi State University. There he received a degree in Animal Husbandry in 1957. While at Mississippi State, DeWitt was President of his graduating class, as well as one of the founding members of the Block and Bridal Club.
After working a year at Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Services, DeWitt began his 40-year career with Mississippi Chemical Corporation. While at Mississippi Chemical, DeWitt was the director of domestic and foreign sales, which allowed him to travel to many interesting places around the world.
He was an active member of Benton United Methodist Church where he held numerous leadership positions.
Along with a group of men and women from the community, he founded Benton Academy in 1969. He and his family viewed education as an essential part of life. He was Chairman of the Board for 18 years and continued to love and support Benton Academy throughout his life.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 29th at 2:00 in the afternoon at Benton United Methodist Church in Benton, Mississippi. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Benton United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.


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Victor Edwin Steen

Aug 28, 2015 (date of funeral)
Victor Edwin Steen, 52, of Yazoo City passed awat Wednesday August 26, 2015 at his residence. A Baptist he was an Electrician.

Survivors are his daughter; Ashley Victoria Steen, granddaughter; Addison Steen both of Denver, Co, father; James Ed Steen of Yazoo City, & his companion; Eula Mae Jenkins of Yazoo City.

Services will be Friday August 28 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home, visitation 10:00 A.M. Until the Funeral Service at 12:00 P.M. Internment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Rev. Jeff Dixon will officiate.

Pallbearers are; Billy Jenkins, Bubba Jenkins, Kevin Jenkins, Steve Dixon, Pee Wee Carpenter & Jeff Carpenter.


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