December 14th, 2011
Dr. EDWARD BOND
Dr. Edward “Butch” Bond left this world on Thursday, December 8, 2011, to see the Glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
In addition to his wife of forty-one years, Montine Young Bond, he is also survived by his son, Rev. Edward Harris Bond and wife Laura Beth of Sylacauga AL, and grandson Thomas Edward Bond; as well as his brother, Thomas “Rocky” Bond of Midnight. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas William Bond, and mother, Louise Harris Fouche (Leon), as well as by his daughter Melissa Montine.
Butch was born on April 26, 1941 in Yazoo City and grew up in Carter, MS. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1964 and the University of Tennessee Memphis Dental School in 1970, he returned to Mississippi and set up a dental practice in Holly Springs before moving his practice to Yazoo City in 1982. He proved himself as a loving, considerate, and generous husband, father, dentist and friend. He was a member and an Elder at First Presbyterian Church, where he grew in the grace of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He was also active in the North Mississippi Emmaus Community, where he was the Lay Director of Walk #235.
Funeral services were at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Sam Smith officiating. Graveside service followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Jeppie Barbour, Joshua Bond, Will Bond, Thomas Johnson, John Love, Doug Young and Douglas Young.
Honorary pall bearers were Dr. Walter Burnett and the Elders at First Presbyterian Church, including: Bob Bailey, Billy Bridgforth, William Carroll, Wes Everett, Steve Nott, John Michael Pillow, and Jimmy Sullivan.
David Lee Edwards, 18, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Visitation is today from 2-4 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Funeral services are Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Andy May officiating. Burial will follow at the Coghlan Family Cemetery in Holly Bluff.
Mr. Edwards was born Nov. 21 , 1993 in Amory to Sherry Prater. He was a senior at Yazoo County High School and a member of Holly Bluff Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother, Sherry Prater of Yazoo City; two brothers, Roger Williams of Mantachie and John Edwards of Yazoo City; sister, Madi Prater of Sheriffield, Ala.; grandmother, Sylvia Coghlan of Holly Bluff; two nephews, Daltyn Bolton and David Smith; and loved ones Sarah and Ryder of Yazoo City.
Serving as pallbearers are John Edwards, Edward Nunn, Jonathan Elliot, Roger Williams, David Newman and Matt Salter.
Honorary pallbearers are Justin Tyer, Andrew Nunn and Andy Bridges.
Jimmy “Honey” Parker, 64, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at G.V. Sonny Montgomery V.A. Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were Thursday at the Stricklin King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Long and Rev. Douglas Humphrey officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Parker was born Dec. 7, 1946 in Greenwood to Jimmie and Lizzie Lee Parker. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and fought in Vietnam. He retired from the Yazoo City Fire Department after 20 years of service and later worked for Duett Landforming Inc.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, James Preston Parker, Glenn Parker, Linda Winsted, Allen Parker and Charles Parker.
Survivors include his son, Jimmy Parker Jr. (Dee) of Benton; daughter, Jennifer Humphrey (Wayne) of Benton; a brother, Van “Buddy” Parker; three sisters, Frances Harrison, Charlene Barnett and Barbara Allen; and nine grandchildren.