Donald "Donnie" Scroggins

Mar 20, 2019 (date of funeral)
Donald “Donnie” Scroggins of Yazoo City, MS passed away in the comfort of his home on March 17, 2019, at the age of 67.

Donnie is survived by his son Griffin Scroggins (Lori) of Madison, MS; son Ken Knight of Atlanta, GA.; and his granddaughters, Sydney and Harper Scroggins, who were “Papa Don’s” greatest joy.

Donnie also leaves behind his beloved sisters, Diane Gordon of Yazoo City, MS and Frances Harden of Evergreen, AL, and his loving nephews, nieces, extended family and friends. Donnie was a loving father, grandfather, father-in-law, uncle and friend.

Donnie was a retired farm equipment salesman from Ayers-Delta. He loved gardening, music, and football but especially, he loved his family.

He is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Scroggins and parents F.M. and Bonnie Scroggins.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 9:30 a.m., with a Memorial service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. All services will be at Stricklin King Funeral Home in Yazoo City, MS.

Reverend Ken Lynch will be officiating.

Serving as pallbearers are “Uncle Donnie’s” nephews, Spencer Gordon, Byron Johnson, Tony Woods, Chris Johnson, Gordon Downs, Dalton Downs, Wayne Cook and Tim Ward.


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Mary Alice Cumberland

Mar 19, 2019 (date of funeral)
Mary Alice Woodrick Cumberland peacefully passed to be with her Lord on March 16, 2019, at Hospice Ministries.

Mary was a resident of The Homeplace, Madison, MS, and a member of Madison United Methodist Church.

She was born on April 13, 1921, in Meridian, MS, to the late Ben and Octavia Woodrick. Upon the death of her mother, she was lovingly reared by her father and stepmother, the late Marie Woodrick.

She married Rev. L. A. Cumberland in 1938, sharing life together until his death in 1991. As lifelong Methodists, they began a journey of ministry together. They served many churches across MS, retiring in Yazoo County.

Mary was active in all aspects of the church, including teaching, singing, and working with children. She had many hobbies and especially enjoyed the 56 years she spent with family and friends at their Neshoba County Fair cabin.

Continuing to celebrate her life is her son, Thomas (Lynda) Cumberland, daughters, Sandra Rasberry, and Charlotte Boydston. She also leaves three brothers: Lavelle (Pat) Woodrick, Rayford (Rosa Ann) Woodrick and Norman Woodrick. Cherishing the memories of Maw-Maw are her grandchildren; Clayton, Rusty, Amy, John and Carrie, along with her great grands, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at 10:00 A.M., on March 19, 2019, at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Bentonia, MS, with services to follow at 11:00 A.M.

The family has entrusted Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City with the arrangements .


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Gary Randolph Page, Sr.

Mar 19, 2019 (date of funeral)
Gary Randolph Page, Sr, 60 of Pearl passed away Friday March 15, 2019 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson

. He had been employed in the Mail Room for The State of Mississippi and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his daughter; Melissa Dickinson of Fairfield, ME, son; Gary Page, Jr of Skowhegan, ME, 6 grandchildren, long time companion; Carol Gerth of Pearl, brothers; Frankie Page, James G. Page and Henry Page all of Yazoo City, sisters Genevieve Creel of Bentonia, Linda Page of Lexington, TX, Ellen Lowery of Bentonia, and Tina Gallagher, half sisters; Hazel Wertherby and Mickey Frazier. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews to whom he mentored and loved.

Visitation will be Graveside in Central Holmes Cemetery Tuesday March 19th 1:15 until the 2:00 P.M. Graveside Service

Rev. Glenn Allen will officiate.


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