Milford L. "Billy" Pettis

Apr 25, 2015 (date of funeral)
Milford L. “Billy” Pettis , 82 of the Mechanicsburg Community of Yazoo County passed away Thursday April 23, 2015 at The G.V. “Sonny “ Montgomery Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. He was a Body Repairman, a Member of Satartia First Baptist Church, and a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors are his wife of 56 years Thelma Louise Pettis, sons; James Lee “Angela” Pettis , William Durwood “Marilyn” Pettis, & Jimmy Wayne Pettis all of Bentonia, grandchildren; J. T. Pettis, Joey Pettis, Jacob Pettis, Wyatt Pettis, Matthew Pettis, Blake Mitchell Pettis, Dylan Pettis, & Garrett Pettis, 6 great grandchildren, brother-in-law; W. C. Strickland of Bentonia, Nephew William Michael “Virginia” Pettis, & niece; Virginia Lynn Pettis.
Visitation will be Friday April 24 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City. Services will be Saturday April 25 at 10:00 A.M. at Satartia First Baptist Church followed by internment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Highway 433 in Yazoo County.
Rev. Steven Howell, Rev. Paul Sputka, & Rev. D. J. Speckner will officiate.
Condolences may be posted at www.stricklin-king.com


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James "Jimmy" Larry Griffing

Apr 23, 2015 (date of funeral)
James Larry “Jimmy” Griffing, 63, of Bentonia passed away Monday April 20, 2015 at St. Dominic’s-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Employed with Scott Petroleum he was a member of Bentonia Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife; Jean Hogue Griffing, daughters; Jamie (Chris) Irwin, & Jessie (Barren) Solleck all of Bentonia, son; Lee (Sterling) Mills of Benton, grandchildren; Kate Mills Izzy Mills, Joseph Mills, Preston Douglas, Edie Grace Douglas, Gabe Irwin, & Fletcher Sollek, brothers; Bud Griffing of Yazoo City. Frank (Nancy) Griffing of Brandon, sisters; Barbara (Gene) White of Benton, Betty (Fred) Cargil of Bentonia, Mary (Phillip) Ables of Clinton, Linda (Bobby) Bentley of Yazoo City, Lynn Montgomery of Ridgeland, & Phyllis (Chuck) McDill of Sebastapool, MS

Visitation will be Wednesday April 22 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with services Thursday April 23 at 2:00 P.M. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Dover Cemetery in Yazoo County.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy’s nephews; Dale VanGorder, Phil Ables, Mike Bently, Todd Bently, Drew Beith. Thay Montgomery, Joseph Mills, Preston Douglas, & Justin Griffing.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Stonestreet, Chris White, Joe Osborne, Frank Johnson, Fletcher Solleck, Gabe Irwin.


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