September 29th, 2010
William “Bill” Davis McCalip Holmes, 73, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 while vacationing in Pennsylvania.
Graveside Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 at Glenwood Cemetery. A memorial service was previously held at Calvary United Methodist Church in Arlington, Va.
Mr. Holmes was born Aug. 7, 1937 in Yazoo City to the late Vernon Charles Holmes and Mildred Louise Holmes. After graduating from high school in Yazoo City, he graduated from Ole Miss, where he was a member of the SAE Fraternity and the tennis team. He then graduated from Ole Miss Law School and became an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. He retired from that job after 33 years and then brought his experience as a tax attorney to his new career with Arlington Realty.
He was also formerly a member of the SAG Corps in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves.
Survivors include his companion, Carolyn Pyles of Florence; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Kenny Keith Williams, 48, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 in an automobile accident.
Funeral services were Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Satartia with Rev. Danny Duggan and Rev. John Gallagher officiating. Burial followed at Vicksburg City Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Williams was born June 15, 1962 in Vicksburg to J.W. and Margie Boone Williams. He as a caretaker for Cedar Hill Farms and a member of First Baptist Church in Satartia.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a son, Daniel Cole Williams.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Brooks Kirkland of Bethel Heights, Ark. and Caden Keith Williams of Saucier; mother, Margie Williams of Yazoo City; two brothers, J.W. Williams Jr. of Talco, Texas and Billy Williams of Yazoo City; three sisters, Rubie Lowery of Kiln, Pamela Jean Spalding of Lake Waccamaw, N.C. and Sara Williams Jennings of North Little Rock, Ark.; on grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were B.J. Williams, Steve Barton, Robbie Jones, Colt Jennings, Mike Chance and Billy Walton.