February 18th, 2012
Linda Faye Glover, 65, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at Baptist Hospital.
Funeral services were Friday at Natchez Trace Funeral Home. Burial followed at Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Glover was a native of Benton and had moved to Jackson in 1965. She graduated from Holmes Community Junior College of Cosmetology and began working at Brocks Salon as a Cosmetologist in 1965. She was an active member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church and enjoyed working in the church nursery.
She is preceded in death by her parents Lester and Kathleen King of Benton.
Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Charles L. Glover; sisters, Sandra King of Jackson, and Carolyn Blocker of Houston, Texas; nephew, Thomas Kirk of Dallas, Texas; step-daughters, Lisa Darling (Burt) of Jackson and Pam McIntyre of Pearl; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Heather, Stephanie, Virginia, Penny and Michael and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made in her name to The Hederman Cancer Research Center or Colonial Heights Baptist Church Nursery.
Evelyn Louise “Doll Baby” Rankin, 63, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
Funeral services were Tuesday at New King Solomon M.B. Church with Rev. Gregory Robinson officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Salem Church Cemetery under the direction of Scott Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rankin was born April 29, 1948 to Walter Richardson Jr. and Bertha Wallace Richardson. After graduating from Yazoo City High School, she earned her CNA license from Holmes Community College. She later married Lloyd Rankin and moved to Chicago, where she worked for Time and Life magazines. She was a member of United Faith M.B. Church.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her mother, Bertha Mae Richardson; daughter, Lavern Rankin; three sons, Curtis Richardson (Cassandra), Lloyd Rankin and Rob Rankin, all of Chicago; a sister, Betty Jean Richardson of Yazoo City; brothers, Larry Richardson, David Richardson (Clara) and Eddie Drain (Jeanette), all of Yazoo City, and Tommy Richardson (Dorrie) of Chicago; 13 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were Larry Matthews, Ronnie Richardson, Terrance Richardson, David Richardson Jr., Cedric Richardson and Walter Richardson.