May 22, 2013
Pauline “Blue” Boyd, 71, of Hastings, Neb. died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral in Hastings, Neb. with Dean Catherine F. Scott and Father Michael Houlihan officiating. Burial followed at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb. under the direction of Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Mrs. Boyd was born on May 24, 1941 in Yazoo City to Gilruth and Anne (Hogue) Darrington. She attended catholic kindergarten and graduated from Yazoo City Public Schools in 1959. Blue worked at Yellowstone National Park during one summer. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1963 earning her degree in education; she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority.
Blue taught school in Jackson. She met Jerry M. Boyd while he was on business with Tenneco Oil Company in Yazoo City. They were married on December 19, 1964; he preceded her in death on February 28, 2011.
Blue and Jerry moved to Denver, Colorado where their three children were born, and then moved to Marietta, Ga. In 1977, they returned to Hastings. Blue was a substitute teacher for many years. She was a member of Saint Mark’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, Chapter GZ, PEO, Muggers, and Lochland Country Club. Blue delivered Meals On Wheels for many years. She loved to spend time with her family, attend grandchildren’s activities, gardening, and was an avid football fan. Blue was an educator, wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry Boyd; and a son, Steven Boyd.
Survivors include her daughter, Jean Fallick (Dr. John) of Lincoln, Neb.; son, Michael Boyd (Dana) of Hastings, Neb.; daughter-in-law, Heidy Boyd, of Lincoln, Neb.; grandchildren, Mitchell Boyd, Eliza Fallick, Mariah Fallick, Derek Boyd, Jordyn Fallick, Blane Boyd, Easton Boyd and Payton Fallick; and her sisters, Anne Hancock of Slidell, La. and Prudence Stain of Cambridge, Md.
Memorials may be made to the Meals On Wheels or Catholic Social Services.
Clara Mauk Rodgers, 89, died May 19, 2013.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Gowan Ellis officiating. Burial followed at Concord Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rodgers was born Dec. 10, 1923 in Yazoo County to William and Johnnie Boatwright Kirk. She was a homemaker and a member of Concord Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank. B. Mauk; two sons, Charles B. Mauk and Albert “Buster” Mauk; a sister, Emmie Lue Neely and a grandson, Chuck Mauk.
Survivors include her husband, Lamar Rodgers of Bentonia; a son, Stephen K. Mauk of Yazoo City; and two granddaughters, Charline Williams of Richland and Stephanie Paul of Yazoo City.
Serving as pallbearers were Jay Paul, Michael Bates Jr., Bill Montgomery, Michael Bates Sr., Bryan Frederick and Travis McCoy.
Mary Ann Rogers, 71, of Cabot, Ark. died Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday with funeral services beginning at noon in the chapel of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home and Crematory.
Mrs. Rogers was born November 23, 1941 in Money to the late Roy Lee and Jeffie Pearl Holeman. She was a Christian woman who loved the Lord and attended Second Baptist Church in West Helena for several years. She was also a loving mother, cherished grandmother and a very devoted wife. Mary Ann enjoyed fishing, playing cards on the computer, gardening and growing numerous flowers and plants, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Jack, Thomas, C.R., Morgan Lee, R.L., and Bud Holeman; one sister, Jewel Holeman; and a grandson, Chris Robertson.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Rogers, Sr. of Cabot, Ark.; children, Cynthia Traylor of Cabot, Teresa Hawkins and husband Donnie of Harrison and Billy Rogers, Jr. and wife Sara of Cabot, Ark.; five grandchildren, Jake, Chelsea, Lance, April and Amanda; five great-grandchildren; her sister, Peggy Dyches and husband Buck of Escatawpa; her brother, David Holeman of Eden and several nieces and nephews.
An online guestbook is available at www.moorescabotfuneralhome.com.
Musette H. Steed, 91, died May 20, 2013.
Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with G.C. Saxton officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Steed was born July 15, 1921 in Montgomery County to Calvin and Edna Robertson Henley. She was a retired cashier and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Steed; a daughter, Elaine Steed; and a grandson, Todd Steed.
Survivors include her daughter, Frances Fulton of Louise; two sons, Walter Steed of Louise and Royce Steed of Belzoni; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers are Danny Fulton, Dee Steed, John Overby, Danny Manseill, Craig Steed, Chris Steed, Ronnie Buchanan and Allen Aycock.