December 7th, 2011
Virginia M. Faulkenberry, 81, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 at King’s Daughters Hospital.
Funeral services were Friday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Echols officiating. Burial followed at Shiloh Cemetery.
Mrs. Faulkenberry was born Dec. 15, 1929 in Ashland, Kansas to Walter and Maude Cook Sawyers. She married Ed Faulkenberry on March 8, 1947 in Mead, Kansas.
She was a retired office manager for Synergy Gas and a member of the Yazoo Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by seven siblings.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Ed Faulkenberry of Benton; three daughters, Donna Pierce (Jerry), Nancy Boatner (Pierce) and Annette Batson, all of Benton; a son, Ralph Faulkenberry (Renee) of Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Norma Casey of Perryton, Texas; a brother, Jon Sawyers of Protection, Kansas; six grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Pierce Boatner, Chris Pierce, Wayne Dorris, Jerry Pierce, Brandon Batson and Bill Harris Jr.
Memorials may be made to the Shiloh Cemetery Fund.
Joan Blondell Tiebe, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 at home.
Funeral services were Wednesday at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Aaron Smith officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tiebe was born March 13, 1932 in Sharkey County to James and Helen Braden Moore. She was a Jehovah’s Witness and along with her husband owned and operated Tiebe Auto Electric in Yazoo City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Tiebe.
Survivors include a daughter, Theresa Patterson of Hattiesburg; three sons, Harry E. Tiebe of Yazoo City, Charles E. Tiebe Jr. of Clinton and Richard K. Tiebe of Iuka; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Viola “Pat” White, 91, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. White was born in Kansas and is the widow of the late Mr. Bill White. She was a longtime resident of Bentonia and had recently moved to Brandon to be near her daughter. She had worked in the electronics repair business and had become a licensed pilot and enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends and family.
Survivors include her son, Harold E. Van Vleck, Jr. of California; daughters, Trudy R. White of Jackson and Sheila M. White of Brandon; sisters, Mary Nicholson of Portland, Ore. and Georgia Smith of Kingston, N.Y.