Rose G. Renfroe

Aug 18, 2018 (date of funeral)
Rose G. Renfroe, 89, of Vicksburg formerly of Holly Bluff passed away Tuesday August 14, 2018 at Heritage House in Vicksburg. A Homemaker she was a member of Holly Bluff Baptist Church.
She was born November 27, 1928 In Flora, Madison County to G. B. Whitehead and Lula Moulder Whitehead.

She was preceded in death by her husband; James Aaron Renfroe, Sr., granddaughter; Lara Michelle Evans, sisters; Neomia Whitehead, Minnie Lou Heflin, Doris Chaney, Bobby Jean Pittman, and brother; Murtain Whitehead.

Survivors are her 4 children; Betty Ann Johnson, Dean Riley, Carol Renfroe (Julian) Crawford, James “Jim” (Geraldine) Renfroe, Jr., 8 grandchildren; Judy (Keith) Closson, Doyle Riley, Brian Riley, Mary Crawford Johnson, Kimberly Renfroe, Morgan (Jeremy), Michael Aaron (Anna) Crawford. James Aaron ( Shayann) Renfroe, III, Julian Alexander :Alex” (Meredith) Crawford, 8 great grandchildren; Christopher Closson, Anthony Michael Penton, Ty Ray Closson, Chyann Closson, Austin Westly Evans, Landon Tyler Johnson, Michael Layne Morgan, and Avery Rose Crawford, 3 great great grandchildren; Ayden Penton, Kade Penton, and Perseus Michael Evans,and sister; Glyndora Boyles of Flora

Visitation will be at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City Friday August 17th 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
With services Saturday August 18th at 11:00 A.M. In the Stricklin-King Chapel with internment to follow in Old Jackson Cemetery in Madison County. Julian Crawford will officiate.


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Alan Eugene Manor

Aug 14, 2018 (date of funeral)
Alan Eugene Allen, 55, of Pell City, Alabama formerly of Yazoo City died in a work related accident on Thursday August 9, 2018 in Dickson, Tennessee. An Entrepreneur he was a member of Fletchers Chapel United Methodist Church in Yazoo County.

Survivors include his sons Tyler Alan Manor and Spencer Adam Manor both of Pell City, AL, mother; Carla Manor of Yazoo City, sisters Mariam “Sissy” (Michael) Whatley of Yazoo City, and Angelic Manor (Danny) Howell of Norfolk, VA, mother of his children; Sharon Manor Pike of Pell City, AL, Companion; Lisa White, step-children; Caleb and Chloe.

Services will be held at 1st Independent Methodist Church at 15th Street & Jackson Ave. in Yazoo City Tuesday August 14th with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M. Until the 11:00 A.M. Service.

Rev. Jay Trammell will officiate. Internment will follow in Fletchers Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers are; Michael Whatley, Jr., Joe Meek, Terry McKenney, Jeff Johnson, Jason Layton, and Elwin Gary,


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Harold Middleton, Sr

Aug 13, 2018 (date of funeral)
Harold Curtis Middleton, Sr, 82, of Benton passed away Friday August 10, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson. He was the retired Superintendent of the Yazoo County School District and had over 40 years in the School System as a teacher and principal. A Veteran of the U. S. Army he was a member and Deacon at Benton Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; Cecelia Allen Middleton, sons Harold Curtis “Hal” (Cindy) Middleton of Benton, and Byron Allen (Kelly) Middleton of Yazoo City, daughter; Cynthia “Cindy” (David) Shipp of Benton, 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, brother; Dan Middleton of Winona, and sisters-in-law Nell Middleton of Winona and Marianne Middleton of West Point.

Visitation will be Sunday August 12th at Parkview Church of God on Highway 16 East Yazoo City 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. And Monday August 13th 10:00 A.M. Until the 11:00 A.M. Service. Internment will follow in the Benton Baptist Church Cemetery.

Rev. Charles Moore, Rev. George Dolar, and Rev. Jason Middleton will officiate.

Pallbearers are grandsons; Curt Middleton, Patrick Shipp, Will Middleton, Thomas Shipp, Hayden Middleton, J. B. Middleton, and Weathers Birden.

Honorary Pallbearers are; Eddie Luce, Billy Luce, John Fletcher, Phil Pope, Lamar Manor, Roland Ledbetter, Larry Lee, Jimmy Shipp, Roger Threet, and Mac Abernathy

Memorials may be made to Benton Baptist Church or Gideon's International


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Betty Earl Burleson

Aug 09, 2018 (date of funeral)
Betty Earl Burleson, 80, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday August 7, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson. She was a retired secretary having been employed by Mississippi Chemical Corp, Environmental Solutions, and by Artis Russell, CPA, she was also a Member of First Baptist Church Yazoo City.

Survivors include her husband; Wayne Burleson, son; David Wayne (Elizabeth) Burleson of Raymond, grandchildren; Parker Burleson, Chase Ward and Ashley Blount, great grandchildren Preston Blount, and Addison Blount, sister; Susie “Billie” (Charlie) Monaghan of Yazoo City, brothers; Milton Edward Whitescarver of Dover, DE, and James Robert Whitescarver of Arkansas, niece Missy Monaghan of Brandon, and a nephew Mikie Monaghan of Jackson.

Services will be at Stricklin-King Funeral Home Thursday August 9th with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M. Until the 11:00 A.M. Services with Rev Lewis Kalil officiating.

Internment will follow in Dover Cemetery in Yazoo County.

Pallbearers are; Parker Burleson, Chase Ward, Mikie Monaghan, Jay Montgomery, Pat Rush, and Sam Pace.


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Kathy Lowry

Aug 08, 2018 (date of funeral)
Kathy Lowry, 65, of Holly Bluff passed away at her residence in Sharkey County Monday August 7, 2018. A Truck Driver, she was a Veteran of The U. S. Marine Corp and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her mother Sylvia Coghlan of Holly Bluff, brother Floyd Lowry of Columbus, MS,sisters; Sherry Prater of Yazoo City, Gail Cannon of Tupelo, MS, June Lowry of Pickwick, MS, and Kim Avery of Como, MS, nephews; John Edwards of Yazoo City, Justin Childers of Como, Garrett Avery of Como, Roger Williams of Mantachie, Austin Lowry of Nashville, TN, and David Smith, nieces Grace Avery of Como, Amanda Prater of Sheffield, AL, Lana Holcolm of Verona, Tia Schully of Nashville, and Emma Williams, Aunts; Mary Dorris and Ozie Coghlan and Uncle; Son Coghlan all of Holly Bluff.

Funeral services are Wednesday August 8th at 2:00 P.M. At Holly Bluff Baptist Church with internment to follow at Mound Cemetery (Coghlan Cemetery) on Spanish Fort Road in Sharkey County.

Rev. Jonathan McBride will officiate.

Stricklin-King Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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