July 15th 2011
TERETHA FARRIS HAMPTON
Teretha Farris Hampton, 84, of Yazoo City, died on July 4, 2011 at her home.
Funeral services were held on Saturday at Chapel Hill M.B. Church with Rev. Anthony Brown officiating.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Reynolds Farris and James Farris Jr.; and husband, Ozie Hampton.
Survivors include sons, Claude (Margaret) Farris Sr. and Johnny (Skinny) Brown; daughters, Carolyn Farris and Mary Williams; five grandchildren; and three grandchildren.
Lorine Jones, 70, of Yazoo City, died on June 29, 2011 at her home.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Triune M.B. Church with Rev. A.B. Brown officiating.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Mary Evans and Woodrow Harris; husband, William Jones; and brother, Robert Evans.
Survivors include her brother, Woodrow Harris Jr. of Missouri; sisters, Rosie Winters, Lerlene Pilgrim, both of California and Mille Byrd of Missouri; and special friend, Gloria Wilson.
JAMES HENRY KING
James Henry King, 80, of Benton, died on June 29, 2011 at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church in Vaughan with Isaiah Jackson officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pleasant Church cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Miller and Alice King.
Survivors include his wife, Mary King; sons, Alvin (De’Jonnett) King and Curtis Phillip, all of Jackson, and Arthur (Linda) Bush of Southfield, Mich.; brothers, Johnnie (Beulah) of Oak Park, Ill., R.C. (Evelena) and O.D. (Dorothy) of Benton; and Arthur (Mary) of Canton; sisters, Mildren Honeycutt of Wichita, Kan. and Hildred Boddy of Yazoo City; and three grandchildren.
SAMUEL GUY WALTERS JR.
Samuel Guy Walters Jr., 68, of Patterson, formerly of Yazoo City, died on July 7 at the Teche Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held July 8 under the direction of Twin City Funeral Home.
Mr. Walters was born on Sept. 10, 1942. He was a franchise owner of the Independent International Wrestling Foundation, a member of the Citizens Band Radio known as “Outcast,” the owner and captain of the “Miss Prissy” shrimp boat and involved with Walters Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Angelina Durapau Walters; mother and stepfather, Louise and Bobby Earl Brown; father, Samuel Guy Walters Sr.; and two children, infant Charles Walters and Priscilla Walters Chislom.
Survivors include his companion, Christine Martin of Patterson; son, Samuel G. Walters III of Yazoo City; daughter, Tammy (Chris) Durapau Jenkins of Yazoo City; brother, William Lee Walters of Winter Haven, Fla.; two sisters, Barbara (Bertrand) Brown Dinger of Baton Rouge, La. and Janice (Geary) Brown Hebert of Brookhaven; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.