October 26th, 2011
David “Barrier” Mitchell, 29, of Sumrall died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 in Yazoo City.
Visitation is today from noon-1:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church.
Funeral services at 2 p.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church with Rev. George Woodliff and Rev. Paul Pradat officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Mitchell was born March 15, 1982, in Indianola. He was a 2000 graduate of Manchester Academy, where he excelled in baseball and was selected to the MAIS All-Star baseball team.
Barrier attended the University of Mississippi where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He graduated with honors from The University of Southern Mississippi, with a degree in Construction Engineering. He was employed by Plains All-American Pipeline L.P. in Hattiesburg as a project engineer.
Barrier's great loves in life were his wife Jennifer, his family, his friends, and spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and playing golf.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry and Jeanne Barrier, David and Margaret Mitchell; and two special aunts, Nell Deen Barrier King and Jere Barrier.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Hathorn Mitchell of Sumrall; his mother and step-father, Angie Barrier Pradat and Paul Pradat of Nashville, Tenn.; father, Van Mitchell of Draper, Virginia; brother, John Allan Mitchell of Aspen, Co.; and sister, Margaret Clementine Mitchell of Oxford.
Serving as pallbearers are close friends Phillip Gooch, Matt King, Nolan Pettigrew, Michael Tupman, Stuart King, Ty Robinson, Cade Hathorn, Dr. Brent Hardin, and Eric Meitzler.
Honorary Pallbearers are Mike Dykes, Prentiss Newman, Jamie Shivers, Chad Davis, Jay Shows, Tanner Hathorn, and Ryan Simmons.
Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Humane Society or a charity of your choice .
Herman Moore, 64, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.
Funeral services were Oct. 15 at Mount Vernon M.B. Church with Rev. Steve Dennis officiating. Burial followed at Moore’s Cemetery in Benton under the direction of Scott Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Moore was born Feb. 27, 1947 in Benton to the late Abe Moore Jr. and Verna Mae Stubblefield Moore. He was a 1969 graduate of N.D. Taylor High School and worked for many years as a security officer in the Yazoo City Public School District.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Moore; and his father.
Survivors include his mother, Verna Mae Moore; three sons, Herman Moore Jr., Anthony Moore (Ashley) and Steve Coleman; a daughter, Andrianople Edwards (Tyrone); three sisters, Ellaween Owens (Tony), Areen M. Jones and Geraldine M. Allen; three brothers, Lindberg Charles Moore (Dorothy), Milton Moore and Michael Moore (Hazel); 11 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were Traney Moore, Terrance Griffin Sr., Jacque Richardson Sr., Dave Collins, Rylyn Moore, Calvin Williams and Charles Little.
Honorary pallbearers were Herman “Jay” Moore Jr., Anthony Moore, Steve Coleman, Chares Owens, Lindberg Charles Moore, Milton Moore and Michael Moore.
Jessie Lee Pugh, 77, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ricky Dorrell officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Pugh was born April 9, 1934 in Holly Bluff to Aubrey and Hazel Jenkins Pugh. He was a repairman for Synergy Gas and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Pugh; brothers, David Pugh and Raymond Pugh Sr. and his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Amelia Pugh of Yazoo City; two sons, Richard Johnson of Yazoo City and Wendell Johnson of Alworth, Ga.; two nephews, Raymond Pugh Jr. of Bentonia and Aubrey E. Pugh of Yazoo City; and two nieces, Tammy Pugh Schmitt of Clairmore, Okla. and Dana Pugh Ferrell of Navara, Fla.
Serving as pallbearers were Douglas Moore, Stanley Lowery, Harold Dees, Charlie Myers, Raymond Pugh Jr., Charley Lowery and Jimmy Isonhood.