April 27, 2013
Larry Ralph Calder, 57, died April 23, 2013 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Calder was born Sept. 11, 1955 in Charleston to James E. and Jewel Fly Calder. He was a representative for Advantage Sales and a member of Southside Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Diane R. Calder of Yazoo City; daughter, Danielle Threet (Darrin); granddaughter, Emma Katherin Threet of Benton; sister, Judy Little (Carson) of Charleston; brother-in-law, Clenton Ray Rogers of Yazoo City; sister-in-law, Janie Lowery; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers are Greg Little, Tony Lowery, Daryl Rushing, David Rogers, Aubry Wren and Dale Browning.
Honorary pallbearers are Shane Little, John William Fly, Jimmy Dale Fly, Jerry Melton, Aubry Johnston and David Chisolm.
John Earl Mayberry, 48, former resident of Yazoo County, died April 19, 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany where he resided.
A memorial was held on April 27, 2013 in Madison with immediate family attending.
Mr. Mayberry was born to the late Brady “Oakstump” Mayberry and Ethelene Andrews Mayberry. He graduated from Benton High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served in Desert Storm and military duties for 12 years. He continued to reside in Germany where he was married. He was employed by Otis Elevator Company.
He was preceded in death by one brother Sylvester Mayberry.
Survivors include his son, Kevin Mayberry; two sisters, Patricia M. Brookins (Marvin) of Canton and Helen M. Carter of Flora; a brother, Brady Mayberry Jr. (Victoria) of Benton, Ms. and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and friends.
John Howard Rowe, 84, of Tchula, died on April 9, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services were held April 20, 2013 at Promise Land Church in Tchula with Pastor Jerry Crockett officiating. Burial followed at Jordan Cemetery under the direction of Century Funeral Home.
Mr. Rowe was born Nov. 2, 1928 in Lexington to the late Walter and Lubertha Rowe. In his early life he did farm work and later worked for Holmes County Beat 4 under supervisor Larry Davis until his death.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cornelius Mable Gamble; his second wife, Bessie Clinton; son, L.C.; four sisters, Mable Brown, Garnett Johnson, Mattie Mae Jones, and Ophelia Wells; and brother, Dan.
Survivors include two daughters, Tracy Rowe and Mary Sims; three sons, Demetrius Rowe, Willie Earl Hollins and Johnny Brown; stepson, James Clinton; sister, Thelma Jordan; two brothers, Walter Rowe and James Rowe; 50 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Honorary pallbearers were his sons and grandsons.
Serving as pallbearers were Jimmy Chambers, Elijah Ollie, Terry Ward, Ted Hogan, Will Malone, and James Webb.