Lee Ray Raden

Jul 10, 2020 (date of funeral)
Lee Ray Raden, 88, of Vaughan formerly of Yazoo City passed away Monday July 6, 2020 at St, Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital. For several years Lee was a self employed Toms Food Distributor, served as interim Yazoo County Sheriff in 1991 and 1992, served as President of The Yazoo City Rotary Club, as President of The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, as a Deacon and a member of First Baptist Church of Yazoo City, our country in The U S Army during The Korean War, presently he was a member of Blackjack Baptist Church and enjoyed R V Camping for 40 plus years.


Survivors include his wife Kathleen Raden of Vaughan, daughter; Lisa (Jay) Nichols of Vaughan, son; David Ray (Yvonne) Raden of Kingsport, TN, granddaughters; Stacey (Jordan) Travis, Christie (Ethan) Dunham, and Brooke (Michael) Hogan, and 7 great grandchildren.

Lee was preceded in death by a grandchild Jamie Nichols and a son Donald Lee Raden.

A private family Graveside will be held in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Cortez Hutchinson officiating.

The family request that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Blackjack Baptist Church.


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Harold Craig Hood

Jul 07, 2020 (date of funeral)
Harold Craig Hood, 73, of Yazoo City passed away Friday July 3, 2020 at his residence. He was self Employed in Retail Sales, a U. S. Army Veteran, and a member of Mid Way Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; Elizabeth “Sissy” Hood, sons; Jim ( Melissa) Hood of Florence, and Duane (Julie) Dycus of Osyka, daughters; Christy (Jason) Bunn of Florence, Debbie Yates of Yazoo City, and Cathy Dycus of Yazoo City, brother Leslie Hood of Yazoo City, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

Craig was preceded in death by a granddaughter Marlene Elizabeth Quinn, brothers; Herbert, Doyle, Paul, and Lamar hood and his parents; James and Minnie Ward Hood.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a public visitation.

Graveside services will be conducted under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home Tuesday July 7th at 3:00 P.M. in Midway Baptist Cemetery with Elder Eugene Norris officiating.


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Stella F. Nail

Jul 07, 2020 (date of funeral)
Stella Fulgham Nail, loving mother, successful business woman, and cosmetologist passed on July 2, 2020. She was born in Choctaw County Mississippi, and she was old enough to vote.

She grew up in Weir, Mississippi. Her parents were Eula McCann and Willis Monroe Fulgham. She graduated from Ackerman High School and Holmes Community College.

She married her high school sweetheart, Cecil King Nail and they lived in Louise and Yazoo City, Mississippi. She had a great sense of style and humor, loved spending time in the garden and with family. She was a special person who was loved by many. She lived in her home in Yazoo City for over fifty years and enjoyed having neighborhood children over for formal tea parties.
She was an active member of the Yazoo Garden Club, a member of the UDC, and former Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star among many community activities.

The family wishes to thank all the people who have laughed and loved with Stella over the years. She lived her life in beauty and made life beautiful for others.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers, JT, Floyd and Bud Fulgham. She is survived by her dauther Catherine (Alexander Alston) and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

There will be a graveside service Tuesday, July 7 at 11:00am in Ackerman, Mississippi.

Flowers to be accepted at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.


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Randa Ellen Hancock Buster

Jul 02, 2020 (date of funeral)

Randa Ellen Hancock Buster of Flora passed away peacefully at her home on June 30, 2020 at the age of 59.
She was fortunate to have both of her sons at her bedside.
Randa was born on July 16, 1960 in Yazoo City to Wildy Raiford Hancock and Patty Burton Hancock. She graduated from Tri-County Academy and went on to Northwest Community College to pursue her dream of rodeoing.
She was an excellent rider and had a passion to be the best. Randa’s hard work and determination led her to the college finals. She traveled all over the United States with her prized horse, Kitty. Her love for the rodeo circuit would soon be replaced after a chance meeting with Mark Buster of Paris, Texas.
The two married, and Randa moved to Paris, Texas to fulfill a bigger and better dream of being a wife and mother. Together they had two sons, and Randa focused all of her energy into her family. She volunteered at the elementary school as a substitute teacher and anywhere else she was needed at the school.
She used her love for beautiful landscapes to teach the children how to improve the appearance of the school while giving each child a sense of accomplishment.
Randa was preceded in death by her parents, Patty and Raiford Hancock of Bentonia.
She is survived by her sons, Rance Buster and Reese Buster, both of Paris, Texas; brothers, JR Hancock and Roger Hancock (Amy) of Bentonia; and a sister, Resa Curry (David) of Centerville.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Marblehead Cemetery in Bentonia under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


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Elise M. Williams

Jul 01, 2020 (date of funeral)
Elise M. Williams, 87, of Byrum formerly of Bentonia passed away Sunday June 28, 2020 at Willow Creek Retirement Facility in Byrum. A Homemaker she was a member of Pocahontas Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters; Kathy W. (Doug) Smith of Madison, and Rhonda (Robert) Hopper of Bentonia, sons Roger Williams of Meridian, and Greg Williams of Bentonia. 9 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Elise was preceded in death by a son; Jimmy Williams, granddaughter; Ashley Williams, 4 brothers, 3 sisters and her parents; Marcus & Myrtle Roberts Duff.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a visitations. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday July 1st at 11:00 A.M. In Fletchers Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home of Yazoo City


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Kinneth Wayne Hope, SR.

Jul 01, 2020 (date of funeral)
Kinneth Wayne Hope, Sr., 73 of Yazoo City passed away Saturday June 27, 2020 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Employed in construction he was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his wife Kay Hope, son Kinneth W. Hope, Jr daughter Patience Mitchell, 3 grandchildren, and sister-in-law Dorothy Hope.

Kinneth was preceded in death by her parents Robert & Lucille Chapman Hope, brothers Bobby Hope and Larry Hope.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the family will only have a graveside service Wednesday July 1st at 2:00 P.M. in Center Ridge Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Bullock will Officate.


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