August 11, 2012
CHARLES A. BRADSHAW SR.
Funeral services for Charles A. “Smokey” Bradshaw Sr., 59, of Bentonia, were 11 a.m. Aug. 9, 2012 in the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial followed at Hebron Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Bradshaw died Aug. 6 at River Oaks Hospital.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Chester “Sonny” Bradshaw Jr.
Survivors are his wife, Lisa Bradshaw of Bentonia; four sons, Charles “Chaz” Bradshaw Jr. of Bentonia, Charles “Little Smokey” Bradshaw III of Brandon, Chris Terry of Brandon and Robbie Lowery of Yazoo City; a daughter, Tammy Bradshaw of Bentonia; three sisters, Ann Lungrin of Bentonia, Brenda Porter of Bentonia and Dottie Richardson of Yazoo City; and 10 grandchildren.
SHIRLEY BRADFORD CREECH
Shirley Bradford Creech, 61, of Jonesboro died Aug. 4, 2012, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 from Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home. Burial was in Pine Log Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Bricker and the Rev. Kenny Johnson officiating.
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Mrs. Creech was a member of Needham Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Solomon and Ruby Bradford.
Survivors are her husband, Gary Creech; a son, Greg Creech and wife Tracy; a daughter, Renee Summers and husband Michael; two brothers, Elbert Bradford of Bay and Mike Bradford and wife Brenda of Bay; a sister, Carol Croy Haller and husband Lewis of Heber Springs; grandchildren Dylan and Ashlyn of Needham and Abby, Ally, Brooke and Wade of Jonesboro.
Serving as pallbearers were Landa Nichols, Brian Roedel, Jim Robertson, Tommy Simmons, Lynn Scott and Ronnie Weston.
Memorials may be sent to Hope Circle (NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 1960, Jonesboro, Ark. 72401), or American Cancer Society, 901 North University Ave., Little Rock, Ark. 72207.
ELSIE K. HUTCHINSON
Funeral services for Elsie K. Hutchinson, 91, of Yazoo City, were at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10, 2010, from the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Will Wilkerson and the Rev. Marshall Burnett officiating.
Burial was in Mt. Zion Presbyterian Cemetery under the funeral directions of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hutchinson died Aug. 8 at Martha Coker Green Houses.
A homemaker, Mrs. Hutchinson was a member of Benton United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Hutchinson, and her parents, Leland and Jessie Wade Kerr.
Survivors are two sons, Randy Hutchinson or Madison and Ronnie Hutchinson of Jackson; a daughter, Marry Emma Davis of Benton; four grandchildren, Tammy Young, Lisa Hutchinson, Buffie Merritt and Ryan Hutchinson; and five great-grandchildren, Macie Merritt, Hayden Merritt, Davis Merritt, Caleb Young and Cannon Young.
Serving as pallbearers were Mike Hutchinson, Roger Threet, Davis Merritt, Frank Morgan, Ryan Hutchinson and Hayden Merritt.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to French Camp.
WELDON E. MARTIN
Weldon E. Martin, 82, of Yazoo City, died Aug. 8, 2012, at Oasis Health and Rehab Center in Yazoo City.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Aug. 10 from the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Dixon officiating.
Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by a son, Sam Martin.
Survivors are a son, Robert S. Martin of Yazoo City; a sister, Rita Dixon of Yazoo City; a brother, Randell Martin of Clinton; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
RICHARD A. STEWART
Funeral services for Richard A.Stewart are today, Aug. 11, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Scotland Baptist Church with the Rev. Glen Allen officiating. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Friday at Scotland Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery with Stricklin-King Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.
Mr. Stewart died Aug. 8 at his residence.
A welder by trade, he was a member of Scotland Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alva Stewart.
Survivors are his wife, Shirley H. Stewart of Benton; a son, Richard Halsey Alva Stewart of Brookhaven; two daughters, Chelsie Ra’nae Case of Brookhaven and Sky Stewart of Benton; a sister, Connie Causey of Ocala, Fla.; his mother, Jo Arnold of Swainsboro, Ga.; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Alexis Arender, Leslie Nash, Blake Hearst, C.D. Hilderbrand, Walt Wilson, Eddie Washington and Calab Kirkland.