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Rea Thomas Waters

Rea Thomas Waters, 86, entered the gates of Heaven on November 8, 2019.

Visitation is Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to noon, with service at noon at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.  Graveside service and fellowship is at Bethlehem Baptist Church.








Patterson to speak at “Politicians, Preachers & Polecats; Writing about Delta Characters and the Place That Created Them” forum

By THE YAZOO HERALD,

The Millsaps College Arts and Lecture Series on November 12 will feature the unique Delta culture and some of the writers who have shared their stories of the Delta.




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Mary Ellen Lowery

Mary Ellen Lowery, 62, of Yazoo City passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 12, 2019.  She was raised in Holly Bluff, having been born on May 31, 1957.



Vicky Kaye Carter

There will be a memorial service for Vicky Kaye Carter at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City on Saturday November 9, 2019.  The informal service will be held at 1 p.m. 

Vicky passed away on August 5, 2019.



Joe Terrell Tenhet

Joe Terrell Tenhet, 58, of Memphis, TN, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, due to a brain aneurysm suffered on October 1.


Rea Thomas Waters

Rea Thomas Waters, 86, entered the gates of Heaven on November 8, 2019.

Visitation is Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to noon, with service at noon at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.  Graveside service and fellowship is at Bethlehem Baptist Church.


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Joyce B. Davis

Joyce B. Davis, 79, of Yazoo City passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at The Baptist Medical Center Yazoo.

She was a homemaker and a member of Midway Baptist Church.










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Riding After a Dream

By JASON PATTERSON,
It all began when she was a little girl riding a stick horse.
Her love of horses has provided a lifetime of rewards to LeiAnn Waters. What began as a childhood pastime has turned into a lifestyle with many new friends made along the way.


Bill Beeson

Bill Beeson, Jr., 77, of Madison formerly of Yazoo City died Tuesday October 18, 2016 at his residence. He was a retired  process server and retired from C F Industries as well as a member of First Baptist Church Yazoo City.


Shirley Summerlin

Shirley Summerlin, 73, of Benton passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.  Shirley was from a large family in Durant and was married to her husband David for 53 years.


Moonlight and Mistletoe

Stayce Allen, with the Boys and Girls Club of the Mississippi Delta, presents a piece of artwork to former Governor Haley Barbour, who hosted the Moonlight and Mistletoe at his Wolf Lake home Tuesday night.


Roberta Ann Pyles

Roberta Ann Pyles, 57, died July 13, 2017.
Funeral services are Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at Center Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Pyles was born March 9, 1960 in Youngstown, Ohio to Robert Donald Bestwick and Mary J. Spanpurger Bestwick.




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