October 6, 2012
Duff Dorrough, 60, of Ruleville, died Wednesday Oct. 03, 2012 at the North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville.
Visitation will be held today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at the Ruleville Methodist Church in Ruleville.
Funeral services will follow 2 p.m. at Ruleville Methodist Church with Rev. Mary Hutson officiating. Burial will be at the Marlow Cemetery in Ruleville.
Mr. Dorrough was born on May 20, 1952 to Dr. Charles and Delores Marlow Dorrough. He was a past member of The Tangents Band. He was also an artist and musician, and lead singer of the Yellow Mush Whackers Band of Thacker Mountain Radio Show out of Oxford. He also loved antiquing.
He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Peacock Dorrough.
Survivors include his son, John Charles Marlow Dorrough of Ruleville; daughter, Audra Lee Dorrough, of Ruleville; beloved friend, Nanette Long of Ruleville; father, Dr. Charles Dorrough of Ruleville; mother, Delores Marlow Dorrough of Ruleville and brothers,John Robert Dorrough of Ruleville and Charles Marlow Dorrough of Oxford.
Serving as pallbearers are Andre Dubois, David Parker, John Cassibry, Joe Bradshaw, Ted Gainey, John Wade, Todd Camerson, and Ronald Terrell.
Honorary Pallbearers are Willie Free, Curtis Thompson, and Dave Alford.
Memorials may be made to The Duff Dorrough Benefit Fund, Planters Bank P.O. Box 9 Ruleville, MS 38771.
Lou Rita Johnston, 75, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Funeral services were Friday at Center Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Daryl Oster and Rev. Tommy Joiner officiating. Burial followed at Center Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johnston was born Jan. 12, 1937 in Yazoo County to Aaron and Laura Inez Richard Carley. She was a switch board operator for King’s Daughters Hospital and a member of Center Ridge Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by a son, Allen Frederick Johnston Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Allen Frederick Johnston of Yazoo City; a daughter, Margaret Robertson of Yazoo City; a son, Richard Johnston of Yazoo City; two sisters, Ruth White of Yazoo City and Ina LaGrutta of Hagerstown, Md.; and a daughter-in-law, Lisa Johnston.
Serving as pallbearers were Mickey Robertson, Fred Johnston III, Frankie LaGrutta, Owen Richards, Ashton Johnston, Hunter Johnston and Buddy Grayson.