October 24, 2012
Robert Brown, 90, died Oct. 10, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were Friday at Mt. Vernon M.B. Church with Rev. Joe Freeman officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Scott Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Brown was born Sept. 10, 1922. He attended Yazoo City public schools before enlisting in the U.S. Army and serving in World War II. After the war he married Marjorie Taylor. Later in life he married Emma Jean Rucker.
Survivors include his wife, Emma J. Brown; four daughters, Dawn Marie Brown of Columbus, Mo., Lawanda E. Rucker Brown of Memphis, Tenn., Roshawanda Evans of Jackson and Sonja Evans of Chicago; a son, Terrance S. Rucker; stepdaughter, Bridgette Scott; stepson, Seonn Rucker; 25 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were Darien McCoy, Rowaland Hattchet, Kenneth Kight, Ricardo Mitchell, Fred Jones and Carl Jeffery Brown.
Honorary pallbearers were Seonn Rucker and Terrance S. Rucker Brown.
Susie Blair Hutto, 96, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
Funeral services were Tuesday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kin Ellis and Rev. Jimmy Cresswell officiating. Burial followed at Rocky Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Hutto was born Feb. 3, 1916 in Edon to William and Lula Everette Wilson. She was an assistant dietician and a member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Hutto.
Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Reynolds Brantley of Pensacola, Fla. and Nancy Bishop of Raymond; two sons, Tommy Hutto of Vicksburg and Henry Hutto of Empire, La.; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Brett Bishop, Mark Bishop, Tracy Reynolds, Blake Bishop, Kelly Bishop and Randy Reynolds.
Kylie Revea Jennings, 1, died Oct. 13, 2012 at Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital.
Funeral services were Oct. 18 at Liverpool Cemetery with Rev. John Slade officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Kylie was born Oct. 1, 2011 in Madison County to Colt and Nancy Love Jennings.
Survivors include her parents, Colt and Nancy Jennings; two brothers, Phillip Harber and Christopher Jennings; a sister, Isabella Jennings; paternal grandparents, Tony Jennings of Yazoo City and Sarah Williams of Yazoo City; maternal grandparents Billy and Virginia Love of Yazoo City; paternal great-grandparents Paul and Joyce Dozier and great-grandmother, Margie Williams.
Christa Martha Roberts, 77, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. George Butler officiating.
Mrs. Roberts was born July 21, 1935 in Wabern, Germany to Fredrick and Elfriebe Schomberg Pfankuche. She was a nutritionist for Head Start and a member of Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Robbie Roberts of Yazoo City; daughter, Tina Roberts Arlington of Hattiesburg; two sons, Mark Roberts and Matt Roberts, both of Yazoo City; two sisters, Martha Herrmann and Friedel Dippel, both of Germany; and 10 grandchildren.
Neda K. Tucker, 97, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at home.
Visitation is Friday from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Tucker was born Sept. 16, 1915 to Joseph C. and Lula Mae Callahan Kinard. She was a retired preschool teacher and a longtime member of St. John’s United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Tucker Jr.
Survivors include a son, William Clay Tucker (Edie) of Ballground, Ga.; and a granddaughter, Olivia Tucker, of Ballground, Ga.