Addie E. Camp

Date of funeral pending.
Addie E. Camp, 77, of Yazoo City, passed away Saturday July 17, 2021 at Baptist Medical Center – Yazoo. A Homemaker she was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her son; Donnie Camp of San Diego, CA, and a daughter; Mary Powell of Yazoo City, 2 grand children, 8 great grandchildren, and a brother Jon Adams of Byram.

Family will hold a memorial service at a later date.


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Sherry Saxton Carpenter

Date of funeral pending.
Sherry Carpenter, 68, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday July 24, 2021, at Baptist Medical Center – Yazoo. A homemaker she attended Parkview Church of God.

Survivors include her daughter; Misty (Greg) Alexander of Austin, TX, son; Dennis L. Carpenter, Jr. of Yazoo City, grandchildren; Cooper & Ava Alexander, Cole, Austin, Layne, and Ethan Carpenter, sister; Wanda Fuller of Bentonia, brothers; Tommie Saxton of Yazoo City, Mitchell Saxton of Yazoo City, and George Robert Saxton, Jr. also of Yazoo City.

Sherry was preceded in death by her parents, George Robert and Peggy Saxton and a brother Ricky Saxton.

The family will have a graveside service at a later date.


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Donald "Sodie" Hearn

Date of funeral pending.
Donald Jerome Hearn, known by many as "Sodie", passed away, July 25, 2021, peacefully at his home after a two year battle with lung cancer.

Donald was born, March 15, 1953, to the late John and Nancy Hearn of Holmes County.

Donald worked from a young age up until a month before his death. He worked as a farm hand for many years before beginning a 18 year employment with Memphis Hardwood Sawmill in Bentonia before their closing, then 18 years with Hammett Gravel Company.

Donald loved the outdoors. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, and collecting unique rocks and artifacts. He donated several rocks to the MS Museum of Natural Science in Jackson to be used in geological research.

Donald leaves behind a host of family and friends: wife of 40 years, Virginia Leverett Hearn, 3 daughters, Dixie Hearn King of Alexandria, Louisiana, Danielle Boatner (Will) of Benton, Tabatha Pigg (Gene) of Bentonia, one son, Jeremy Ladner (Danielle) of Bentonia, 12 grandchildren, one great grandchild, one great grandbaby on the way, sisters, Christine Hammett (Richard) and twin sister, Donna Flint, both of Lexington.

He is preceded in death by his parents, baby sister, Joanna Johnson of Lexington, and nephews, Rich Hammett of Lexington and Matt Ables of Yazoo City.

There will be a memorial service announced in honor of Donald at a later date.


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Frances Louize Harrison

Jul 31, 2021 (date of funeral)
France Louize Harrison, 83, of Yazoo City passed away at her residence Thursday, July 29, 2021. She was a homemaker and a member of Short Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son; Carl Harrison of Yazoo City, sister; Barbara Allen of Yazoo City and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Billy Harrison, and a son Brent Harrison.

Frances volunteered assisting residents at nursing homes and enjoyed pottery, quilting, and poetry.


Visitation will be Saturday 9:00 – 10:00 A. M. at Short Creek Baptist Church.with services to follow at 10:00 A.M. Rev. Barry Ward will officiate.

Serving as pallbearers are; David Parker, Steve Ray, Kent Myrick, Cliff Parker, Michael Powell, and Larry Edmonds.


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Bobby C. "Chuck" Tyer

Jul 28, 2021 (date of funeral)
Bobby C. “Chuck” Tyer, 65, of Bentonia passed away at his residence Saturday July 24, 2021. He was employed as a Barge Captain for Diamond Offshore and was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter; Collynne Tyer of Pensacola, FL, son; Howard (Jamie) Vadevere of San Antonio, TX, grandchildren Tanner, Palmer, and Reese, great grandson; Banks, brothers; Mike Tyer of Yazoo City, Danny Tyer of Bentonia, and William Tyer of Bentonia and a sister Debbie Tyer of Yazoo City.

Visitation will be Wednesday July 28th at Stricklin King Funeral Home in Yazoo City 9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. in Central Holmes Cemetery. Rev. Scotty Smith will officiate.

Serving as pallbearers are; Cody Tyer, Cameron Tyer, Hayden Tyer, Jeremy Warrington, Cody Warrington, and Gary Warrington.

In Lieu of flowers the family request memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.


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