March 2, 2013
Ernestine R. Droge, 72, of Bentonia, died Feb. 24, 2013 at her home.
A memorial will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Droge was born on March 19, 1940 to Albert Robertson and Graceleen Morris.
Survivors include her husband, Ronal Droge of Bentonia; son, David Droge (Kristie) of Bentonia; two grandchildren, Sarah and Michael Droge of Bentonia; and two great grandchildren, Anna Beth and Ellie Grace Merrell.
Georgia Davis, 56, of Yazoo City, died Feb. 26, 2013.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 2, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Bradley officiating. Burial will follow at Triunion Cemetery under the direction of Knight and Lindsey Funeral Home.
Mrs. Davis was born on Aug. 28, 1957 in Yazoo County to John Allen and Lizzie Simmons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Prentiss Davis III; and daughter, Latoria.
Survivors include her three sons, Prentiss (Regina) and Tommie (Deira), both of Benton and Terrence (Ameica) of Jackson; daughter, Sonya of Yazoo City; mother, Lizzie Lacey of Benton; sisters, Ammie (Omar) of Clinton, Angie and Jackie of Yazoo City, Nancy, Georgiareen, Rebecca, and Catherine of Benton; brothers, George (Ruby) of Benton, Sammie (Sarah) Bay Springs, and James and Leonard of Yazoo City; two uncles, Jimmy (Fannie) of Jackson and Frankie of Chicago.
Rosalind “Ros” Morris, 68, died Feb. 27, 2013 at her home in Clinton.
Funeral services were held March 1 at Morrison Heights Baptist Church in Clinton. Graveside service and burial followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Aberdeen under the direction of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her father Ellis E. Harris and sister Jenny Ruth Harris.
Survivors include her mother, Vergie M. Harris of Aberdeen; sons, John W. Morris (Angela) of Tunica, Thomas J. Morris of Frisco, Texas, and David S. Morris (Julie) of Bolton; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Billie Saunders Remington, 89, of Prattville, Ala. and formerly of Yazoo City, died Feb. 26, 2013 at Prattville Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services were held March 1 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. David E. Gilbert officiating. Burial followed in Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Her highest calling was as a faithful wife, mother, and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Harry C. Remington Jr., a daughter, Trudy R. Roberts, and a brother, Bobby Ray Saunders.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Bell (William), of Prattville, Ala.; two sons, Dr. John Remington (Jan) of Wilmington, NC and Hank Remington (Elizabeth) of Yazoo City; fourteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Mrs. Remington’s grandsons, Joel Bell, Stephen Bell, Andrew Remington, Jeremy Roberts, Eric Remington, Patrick Remington, and Jeffrey Remington.
The deacons of Second Presbyterian Church were honorary pallbearers.
The family has requested that memorials be made to Covenant Christian School, c/o Second Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 977, Yazoo City, MS 39194.
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