February 22nd, 2012
Linda Braxton Aultman, 68, of Bentonia, died Feb. 19,2012 at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel in Vicksburg with Rev. Skipper Maxwell officiating. Burial followed at the Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilford L. and Gladys Cooper Braxton and her brother, Glenis W. Braxton.
Survivors include her daughter, Beth Ballard of Baton Rouge, La.; son, Ben Ballard of Cape Coral, Fla.; sister, Beverly Taylor of Bentonia; brother, Darryle Braxton of Sulphur Springs, Texas; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers were Richard Taylor Sr., Chris Landry, Lisa Mason and David Wansley.
Pallbearers were Richard Charles Taylor, Preston Braxton, Tyler Braxton, Tracey Braxton and Zach Ballard.
Wynona Dixon Hogue Blakeney, 89, died Feb. 16, 2012 surrounded by her family at her home in Rolling Fork after an extended illness.
She was born on March 14, 1922 in Yazoo County. Ms. Blakeney was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rolling Fork where she taught Sunday school for 60 years. She retired from Delta Elastic and Fred’s of Rolling Fork and also served as a volunteer at the Rolling Fork Welcome Center.
Ms Blakeney was preceded in death by her parents, James and Hazel Dixon; husband, Lloyd Hogue; husband, Cecil Blakeney; sister, Marie Trammell; brothers, James Dixon and Thomas “Bud” Dixon; daughter, Grace Hogue; granddaughters, Melissa Jackson and Deirdre Jackson; and great grandson, Kevin Nichols.
She is survived by daughters, Nona Henry (Tom) of Hot Springs, Ark. and Dot Jackson of Vicksburg; son, Douglas Hogue (Alexis) of Tyler, Texas; brother, Phillip Dixon (Louise) of Benton; sisters, Vivian Kramer of Madison and Shirley Netherland of Yazoo City; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at First Baptist Church of Rolling Fork with Rev. Millard Caulder and Rev. Reese Kyzar officiating. Burial followed at Rolling Fork Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Pall bearers were grandsons Alton Robertson Jr., Dusty Jackson, David Jackson, Blair Hogue, Darin Hogue and Steven Heigle.
Memorials may be made to Nona Blakeney Memorial Scholarship Fund at Rolling Fork Baptist Church or The American Cancer Society.
Quent Campbell, 74, of Benton, died Feb. 19, 2012 at his home.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Jordan officiating. Burial followed at Bethlehem Cemetery in Yazoo County under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Campbell was born on July 20, 1937 in Yazoo County to Quent Campbell and Fannie Matlock. He was a farmer and store owner.
Survivors include his brother, Jamie Campbell of Benton.
Pallbearers were Randy Jenkins, Tony Fisher, Wally Lewis, Sammy Fisher, Gil Waters and Hayes Pepper.
JOE CARSON SR.
Joe Frank Carson Sr., 83, of Rolling Fork, died on Feb. 17, 2012 at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hal Hood officiating. Burial followed at Mound Cemetery in Rolling Fork under the direction of the funeral home.
Mr. Carson was born on Jan. 11, 1929 in Crystal Springs to Elba Therrell Carson and Minnie Pearl Lollar. He was a farmer and owner of a trucking company.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Carson; and his son, Tony Carson.
Survivors include his two sons, Joe Frank Carson Jr. of Holly Bluff and Terrell F. Carson of Brandon; daughter, Patsy Ables of Holly Bluff; sister, Cora Weatherford of Georgia; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
William Benoit Holloway, 82, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at his home in Louis.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Silver City United Methodist Church. Stricklin-King Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Holloway was born on February 27, 1929 in Anguilla to Tom Wallace and Lillie Martin Holloway. He grew up in Anguilla and graduated from Anguilla High School. He attended Delta State University and the University of Mississippi where he obtained a Masters in Business Administration. He was a CPA and had a CPA firm in Rolling Fork for 45 years. Mr. Holloway was very active in his community. He was a founding board member of the Sharkey Issaquena Academy Board of Trustees and a past member of the Delta State University Foundation Board of Directors. He was a member of the Silver City United Methodist Church. Mr. Holloway served his country in the Korean conflict. He was a member of the 25th Military Police Company.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Joan Schoonover Holloway, daughters Tish (Bob) Hairston of Silver City and Jo Ann (Eric) Clark of Ridgeland and son, William (Michelle) Holloway of Fort Worth, Texas; seven grandchildren, Camille Hairston, Andrew Hairston, William Hairston, Thomas Hairston, John Eric Clark, Helen Holloway and Ben Holloway and one great-grandchild, James Hairston.
Memorials be made to Silver City United Methodist Church, Box 28, Silver City, MS 39166, or to the charity of your choice.