James Grady Davis

May 25, 2020 (date of funeral)

James Grady Davis, Jr., 85, of Madison, formerly of Benton, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Yazoo City.

James Grady was born March 6, 1935, in Yazoo County, to James Grady Davis, Sr. and Katie Waller Davis. He worked as a field service engineer and steam turbine specialist for MeadWestvaco Corporation. He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include his wife Patricia Pittman Davis of Madison, daughter Jamie Carr (Steve) of Benton, granddaughters Haley Carr of Benton and Katie Bridgforth (Holder) of Clinton, MS. He is also survived by siblings Billy Joe Davis (Joyce) of Madison, Clayton Davis of Yazoo City, Dorothy “Dot” Davis Malone (Dan) of Waco, TX, Carole Davis Domino of Midnight, MS, Gail Davis Hamilton (Kenneth) of Leakesville, MS, and sister-in-law Peggy Luby Davis of Coxburg, MS, along with a host of nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his youngest brother Wendell “Bubba” Davis, sister-in-law Joyce Buxton Davis, and brother-in-law Frances Domino.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions no formal services were held. A small visitation was held at the family home for close friends and relatives.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Benton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1, Benton, MS.


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Peggy Jackson

May 24, 2020 (date of funeral)
Peggy Jackson, 83, of Yazoo City passed away at her son's residence Friday May 22, 2020. A Homemaker she was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her son; James O. “Jimmy” (Cindi) Jackson of Yazoo City and a daughter Julia Ann (Ernie) Kraft of Florence, grandchildren; James Lee Jackson. Melissa Kraft, and Brandi Brewer, great grandchildren; Taff O. Jackson, Asher Jackson, Adlee Jackson, Hayden Corley, and Mason Corley, and sisters Jennie Watson and Vivian Laney.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions there wil not be a visitation and graveside services will be limited to family.

Graveside services will be Sunday May 24th in Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Rev. Ken Lynch will officiate.


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Mary Lee Germany

May 23, 2020 (date of funeral)
Mary Lee Germany, 72, of Yazoo City passed away Thursday May 21, 2020 at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. A Homemaker she was of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include her daughter Mary Gail Germany, sons; Bobby Doyle Germany, Jesse Virgil Germany, Jr., and William Earl Germany all of Yazoo City, and a sister Hazel Jones of North Little Rock, AR.

Due to Covid-19 restriction there was not a visitation and only family were allowed at the graveside service.

Graveside services were held Saturday May 23rd in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery in Yazoo County under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Rev. Doug Humphrey officiated.


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Margarette O. Pearce

May 22, 2020 (date of funeral)

Margarette O. Pearce, 94, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020 at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare. A Homemaker she was a member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters; Ruby Faye Polk of Yazoo City, and Shirley Shirley of Austin, TX. A son; Charles Edward Pearce of Bunea Vista, GA, 6 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ruby E. Pearce and a granddaughter Tami Faye Polk.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a visitation and graveside services are limited to family.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday May 22nd at 2:00 P.M. in Shiloh Cemetery in Yazoo County under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Layperson Kathryn Stokes will officiate.


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