Obituaries

Carolyn Bridgforth

After ninety-six years of family and friends, of love and prayer, Carolyn Byrd (Watkins) Bridgforth finally got to go home to her beloved Bebe and her Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday morning. 




Gloria Luby Pettigrew

Gloria Luby Pettigrew, 74, passed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at her home in Braxton.

Funeral services were Sunday at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. Burial followed at New Covenant Church Cemetery in Harrisville.


Jane Wilson

Jane S. Wilson, 89, of Yazoo City passed away at her residence Saturday November 23, 2019. A retired merchant she was a member of First Baptist Church.



Charles Roy Ward

Charles Roy Ward, was born March 3, 1934 and is survived by sisters Winnie Lee, Betty, Mary, Carolyn and brother Billy.  He is also survived by his son Charles Joseph “Joey” Ward and three much-loved grandchildren Charles Scott, Kristen Meagan and Brittany Nicole; great grand


David Chisolm

David H. Chisolm, 79, of the Coxburg Community in Yazoo County. A retired teacher with The Yazoo City School District he was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Yazoo City.



Johnnie "J.T." Eugene Twiner

Johnnie “JT” Eugene Twiner, 77, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, November 21st from 9:00 a.m. until the 12:00 p.m. funeral service at Briar Hill Baptist Church in Florence.


Ruth Ann Hilderbrand

Ruth Ann Hilderbrand, 69, of the Phoenix community in Yazoo County passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home.

She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and was a dedicated teacher who was loved by many.




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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