Robert “Son” Coghlan

Date of funeral pending.
Mr. Floyd Henry Coghlan Sr., “Son", 93, peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in his home, surrounded by family, on Friday, November 27th, 2020. Born August 18, 1927, Son was one of 8 children to Ethel Estelle Screws and Edgar Floyd Coghlan of Spanish Fort, MS (Holly Bluff), where Son was raised and spent majority of his life as a Delta farmer (Coghlan & Sons Farm). Prior to farming, Son also worked in oil fields in Texas and Mississippi and was employed at Mississippi Chemical in Yazoo City.
While working oil fields in Laurel, MS, Son met his loving wife, Ozzie Coghlan (married 1956), with whom he loved and raised 5 children, later blessed with 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A Korean War Veteran, Son served his country proudly in the U.S. Army.
Known affectionately by his family as “Pawpaw”, Son was an avid fishermen and hunter, gardener and even mud-truck racer. He enjoyed spending time with his family and employees on the farm andaughter sharing his love of the great outdoors.
Son was preceded by his daughter, Deborah Carter and grandson, Dudley Carter; brother: Jean Coghlan; sisters: Clara Mae Screws, Louise Templeton, Ethel Cliburn and Geneva Millwood.
Son is survived by his wife Ozzie (Lampkin) Coghlan; children: Charles Graham (Kathy), Sandra Coghlan Coleman, Henry Coghlan (Yolanda), Ike Coghlan (Angie); grandchildren: Jeanna Wood, Abby McPhail and Brelan Yelverton, Kallie Ketchum and Billy Carter, Jay Coleman and Deborah Luke, Navy Lieutenant Commander Crystal Massey and Floyd Coghlan, Megan Coghlan, Blake Coghlan, Alex Madesclaire, Taylor Dean and Katie Dean; great grandchildren: Hanna Cearnel, Thadius Cearnel, Tucker Wood, Mason Wood, Sarah Kate Mcphail, Brantley Yelverton and Turner Yelverton, Coleman Miller, Jodi Luke and Breanna Luke, John Hagen Ketchum, Carter Ketchum and Maizey Ketchum, Carson Massey, Carolina Massey and Caleb Massey, and Lawson Hogue; sisters: Mary Dorris and Sylvia Coghlan. Son is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of family and friends.
Services are post-poned until further notice due to COVID-19 precautions. The family is requesting donations in Son’s memory to Holly Bluff Baptist Church.


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Alice E Worthy

Dec 03, 2020 (date of funeral)
Alice E. Worthy, 80, of the Mechanicsburg Community passed away at her residence Monday November 30, 2020. Born March 30, 1940 in Yazoo County to Henry and Eunice McFarland Rusche. Alice was employed as An Administrative Assistant at Data Plex and a member of Anding Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons; Billy Worthy and Al Worthy, daughters Mary Eunice (Tommy) Hancock and Alicia Gay Worthy all of Bentonia, 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, sisters; Teresa Davis of Bentonia, Bonnie Carter of Yazoo City, and Mary Juanita Landrum of Bentonia.

Services will be Thursday December 3rd at Anding Baptist Church with visitation starting at 11:00 A.M. followed by services at 12:00 P.M. under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home. Rev. Steven Howell and Glenn Martin will officiate. Internment will follow at The Hancock Family Cemetery on Mechanicsburg Rd in Yazoo County.


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Carolyn Eakes

Dec 01, 2020 (date of funeral)
Carolyn Twiner Eakes, 80, of Bentonia passed away at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Saturday November 28, 2020. A Homemaker she was of the Jehovah Witness Faith.

Survivors include her daughters; Sheila Twiner Booker and Linda Twiner Harber both of Bentonia, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and a sister; Alice Faye Bounds of Pearl.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; Loyce E. And Winnie Walden Myers, grandson; Billy Worthy, son; William Allen Twiner, daughter; Theresa Lynn Twiner, and her husbands; Stephen Don Eakes, and William Allen Twiner, Jr.

Graveside services under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home will be Tuesday December 1st in The Twiner Family Cemetery with Rev. Paul Stupka.

Serving as pallbearers are; Michael Wilson Saxton, Jr., Colby Steven Booker, William Allen Twiner, III, Nicholas Shade Saxton, Chad Stevens, Donald Seay, and Alan Dunham.


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Stella Nancy Cobb

Nov 30, 2020 (date of funeral)
Stella Nancy Cobb, 65, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday November 21, 2020. Employed as a Cashier at K-Mart she was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, David Ray Cobb, sons; James Patrick Cobb of Scott City, MO, Christopher Dale Cobb of Yazoo City, and Matthew McCrory of Louisville, KY. A daughter Emily Rachel Minson of Yazoo City.

Nancy was preceded in death by her children; Audrey, Amy, and David Cobb, Jr., her parents Sam & Mary Lou Fowler, and a brother; Raymond (Beth) Fowler.

Graveside services will be conducted under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home Monday November 30th at 10:00 A.M. In Glenwood Cemetery.


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Elinor UpChurch

Nov 28, 2020 (date of funeral)
Elinor Louise Glenn UpChurch was born December 31, 1938 to Bryan and Margrette Glenn and left this earthly life on November 25, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Melvin UpChurch, Sr. her parents, brothers; Glenn, Marion Glenn, and Tom Glenn, a sister; Ann Haskins, a granddaughter, Amber Smith, and a great granddaughter; Ama Beth Davis.

She leaves behind 5 children; Debbie (Marlon) Davis, Mel UpChurch, Jr., Sheri (Deede) Smith, Louanne McCool, and Carol (Pat) Norman all of Yazoo County, 14 Grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and by her brothers; Raymond (Jeanne) Glen, Warren (Bobbie) Glenn, Ben Glenn all of Yazoo County, and Terry Glenn of Overland Park, KS.

Graveside services, under the direction of Stricklin King Funeral Home will be conducted Saturday November 28th at 2:00 P.M. in Cypress Gardens Cemetery on Highway 49W .


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Wallace Sylvester Parr

Nov 27, 2020 (date of funeral)
Wallace Sylvester Parr, 98, of Yazoo City passed away Sunday November 22, 2020 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center – Yazoo. He was retired from Mississippi Steel and Iron , and a Cattle Farmer. He was also a member of Castle's Chapel Methodist Protestant Church.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Celeste Ketchum Parr, son; Craig Arthur Parr of Yazoo City, daughters; Juneria Teresa Berges of Coppell, TX, and Cynthia Ann Simons of Brandon, 9 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Wallace was preceded in death by his parents Arthur Thomas “A. T.”and Jessie McCraw Parr, son; Kevin Mitchell Parr, sisters; Kaye Haley, Ann Slater, Louise Martinez, Myrtie Travis, and Lee Flint, brothers; Richard Miller Parr and Edward Earl Parr.

Services will be conducted Friday November 27th with visitation starting at 12:30 P.M. followed by services at Stricklin King Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Steven “Bubba” Carter will officiate. Internment will follow in Fletcher's Chapel Cemetery.


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