April 6, 2013
Shirley Perry Allen, 87, of Indianola, died on April 3, 2013 in Birmingham, Ala.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 5, 2013 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Indianola. Burial followed in the Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home of Indianola.
Mrs. Allen was born in Yazoo City on April 16, 1925 to William Sidney Perry and Estelle Shurley Perry.
She lived most of her life in Indianola and attended Blue Mountain College and graduated from University of Mississippi in 1946, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a charter member and past president of Town and Country Garden Club and Den Mother of Troop 41 in Indianola. She was a former board member of the Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Mississippi and was a communicant of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Indianola.
Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Julian Allen Jr.; and her son, Robert Julian Allen III.
She is survived by her children, Sidney Perry Allen (Deborah), Meredith Baird Allen (Margaret), Shirley Anne Stringfellow (Ed), and daughter-in-law Kathy Keach Allen; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Allen's memory may be made to the Duncan M. Gray Conference Center, 1530 Way Road, Canton, MS 39046 or to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, P. O. Box 1004, Indianola, MS 38751
Martha “Molly” K. Davis, 74, of Yazoo County, died on April 2, 2013 at Sharkey Issaquena Hospital.
Graveside services were held Friday, April 5, at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Glen Allen officiating under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Davis was born on Aug. 18, 1938 in Yazoo County to Perrin Kirk Sr. and Fredene Smith Kirk. She was a retired convenience store merchant.
She was preceded in death by her husband Johnny Davis.
Survivors include her daughter, Pam (Terrell) Ledbetter of Benton; Jim (Susan) Davis of Bentonia; grandchildren, B. Ledbetter, Hunter Ledbetter, Brently Davis and Abby Davis; great grandchildren, Rainer, Milla and Dalton Ledbetter.
Pallbearers were Rodney Davis, Terry Davis, Tommy Giles, Tim Davis, Danny Kirk and Jessie Germany.
Charles E. Holaday, 97 of Leesburg, and longtime resident of Albany, died April 1, 2013 at Lee County Health Care in Leesburg, GA.
Funeral services will be Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m. at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church in the Haley Chapel with Rev. William Collins officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Haley Chapel.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday April 9, at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
A native of Louise, Mr. Holaday graduated from Copiah Lincoln High School, then received a BS in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and did some graduate studies at the University of Maryland.
He served in the United States Army as Captain during World War II. When Mr. Holaday made his residence in Albany, he started the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. and was a member of Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, where he was Chairman of the Administrative Board and President of the Fellowship Sunday School class. He also served as President of the Golden K Kiwanis Club.
Mr. Holaday was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence Rogers Holaday; and his second wife, Janet Van Cise Rainey Holaday; and his brothers, Wade and Ben Holaday.
Survivors include his daughter, Merle Stone and her husband Dr. Ben Stone of New Bern, N.C., grandsons, Timothy Stone of Charlotte, N.C., Harry Stone of Apex, N.C. and Michael Stone of New Orleans; great-grandchildren, Wilson and Caroline Stone.
Memorial may be made to Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, 2200 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31708 or to your favorite charity.
Dennis Wade Ollie, 56, of Yazoo City, died March 22, 2013 at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were held March 29, 2013 at New Zion M.B. Church Annex in Yazoo City with Rev. Willie Smith officiating. Burial followed at Cypress Garden Cemetery under the direction of Scott Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Ollie was born Nov. 29, 1956 in Yazoo City to the late Dock and Alzay Hatchett Ollie. He graduated from Yazoo City High School in 1974. He was employed by the Mississippi Department of Transportation for 24 years.
He was preceded in death by both parents, and his older sister, Eva Ollie Carpenter.
Survivors include his daughter, DeAndrea; two brothers, Rufus Ollie of Yazoo City and Willie Ollie of Chicago; five sisters, Clara Crowder (Charles) of Yazoo City, Lillie Mozee (Brian) of Jackson, Marry Etta Oldham, Andrea Gordon, and Doris Lambert, all of Chicago; godson, Raymond Carter; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were his co-workers from MDOT, Barry Berteau, Jerry Cooper, Willard Ketchum, Christopher Randle, Fred Stuckey, and Donald Woodard.
Honorary pallbearers were Charles Hatchett, David Hatchett, Brian Moore, Jr., Cortez Moore, and Richard Carpenter III.