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Warren B. Pierce

Warren B. Pierce, 73, died December 2, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center.

 A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec.13, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. at Bethany Primitive (Shiloh) Baptist Church. The church is located at 10199 Eden- Midway Road in Benton.


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Tamara Nekeda Dodd

Tamara Nekeda Dodd, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Dodd, departed this life, Sunday, November 11, 2018, in the afternoon at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.


Marvin Terrell

Marvin Terrell, 80, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital.  He died as he had lived-with dignity, courage, and love for his friends, family, and the Ole Miss Rebels.







Mona Faye Cox

Mona Faye Cox, 84, died Nov. 22, 2018 at her home in Newport Richey, Fla.

Funeral services are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial will follow under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.



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Jay Potter

Jay Lamar Potter, 68, of The Mechanicsburg community in Yazoo County passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Merit Health Madison in Canton. 
Mr. Potter was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Mt Olivet United Methodist Church.



Big Hitter

Bryce Brooks gets a hit for Bentonia Bugs in a showdown with the Southland Pest Control Hornets. The Hornets prevailed 6-5. See more youth sports photos in each edition of The Yazoo Herald.


Carol Kay Willingham

Carol Kay Willingham, 75, of Benton originally of Yazoo City passed away Thursday January 4, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center- Yazoo. A retired LPN at King's Daughters Hospital she was a member of Fletchers Chapel United Methodist Church.



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Robert C. Woods

Robert C. Woods, 86, died July 12, 2017 at the State VA Nursing Home in Kosciusko.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Whit Holmes officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


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.

Otto Browning

Otto B. Browning, Jr., 70, of Madison passed away at St. Catherine's Village Thursday July 6, 2017. Retired from farming, he was a member of First Baptist Church- Yazoo City, and a U. S.




Jessie Joe Osborne

Jessie Joe Osborne, 80, of Bentonia passed away Thursday July 6, 2017 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. A retired contractor, owner of Osborne Grocery, was employed by W. S.


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.


Danny L. Cain

Danny L. Cain, 54, of Bentonia died Saturday. September 10, 2016. 
Visitation is Tuesday from 12:30-2 p.m. at Scotland Baptist Church.


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