Obituaries

Hayden Tyler Whitworth

Hayden Tyler Whitworth, 18, of Yazoo City died Friday, September 21, 2018.

Services will be held at Stricklin-King Funeral Home Monday, September 24 with visitation starting at noon until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will follow in the Whitworth Family Cemetery.


Randy Roe

Randall Edward “Randy” Roe, 60, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at The Baptist Memorial Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.



Abe M. Tahir Jr.

Abe M. Tahir, Jr., respected Art Consultant, Foreign Service Officer, American Soldier, Author, and Ole Miss graduate passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Chateau de Notre Dame in New Orleans. He was 87.




Shirley Alexander

Shirley Alexander, 80, of Bentonia passed away Thursday September 18, 2018 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Retired from Southern Vital Records she was a member of Ogden Baptist Church.


James Allen Swan

 James Allen Swan passed away at his home on September 5 surrounded by his family.  He was born on March 29, 1956 in Benton, MS to the late Ms. Lizzle H. Swan and the late Mr. Willie C. Swan. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Water Grove A.M.E.



Otho Walker Jr.

Otho Walker, Jr., affectionately known as "JR", was born to Otho Walker, Sr., and Edie Walker on August 6, 1933 in Mt. Olive, Mississippi.  He was one of five boys and five girls.  He received his education from the Simpson County school system.


Bennie J. McCoy

Bennie J. McCoy, 86, died Sept. 9, 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held at Stricklin-King Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.





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