August 28th 2010
Robert Dale Jennings, 53, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 at home.
Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. at Cypress Gardens. Visitation is today from 1-2 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Jennings was born Jan. 3. 1957 in Yazoo County to Elvis and Josephine Collier Jennings.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Jennings of Yazoo City; and two brothers, Elvis Jennings of Lexington and Mike Jennings of Yazoo City.
Marty Lee Rhodes, 42, died Friday July 23, 2010.
Funeral services were July 31 at the L.T. Miller Community Center with Rev. Randy Littleton officiating. Burial followed at Truelight Cemetery under the direction of Century Funeral Home.
Mr. Rhodes was born June 8, 1968 to Arthur and Sylvester Lee Rhodes. After graduating from Yazoo City High School in 1987, he joined the U.S. Army and received and honorable discharge in 1991. He was employed with Simmons until his health failed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Doris Rhodes-Banks.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Gaston-Rhodes of Yazoo City; a son, Marty Lee Rhodes Jr. of Holly Bluff; three daughters, Coneisha Rhodes, Sherita Little and Martavia Rhodes; a brother, Arthur Rhodes Jr.; two sisters, Barbara Rhodes-Harris of Chicago and Katherine Rhodes of Yazoo City; a grandson, DaMarrion Washington of Yazoo City; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were Robert Green, John L. Jones, Keith Ketchum, Greg Johnson, Septimus Parker, Tommy Johnson, Billy Johnson, Freddie Johnson, Leon Neal and Danny Little.
Honorary pallbearers were Arthur Rhodes Jr., Kevin Gaston, Tyrone Redmond, Devie Freeman, Michael Martin, David Taylor, Tony Hudson and Derek Jackson.