Obituaries




Audrey Billingslea Pepper

Audrey Billingslea Pepper, 93, of Benton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at home.

Funeral services were Thursday June 7 at the Culpepper Funeral Home in Canton with Roger Richardson officiating. Burial was at Concord Cemetery in Pickens.


Margaret Allen

Margaret Janean Allen, 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.



John Kelly Moore

John Kelly Moore of Vaughan returned to his Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, where he had been receiving care from Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

One of his favorite sayings was “I'm all right”. How very true that is with the Lord as he is now perfect and whole.


Michelle Denise Cope

Michelle Denise Cope, 51, of Bentonia passed away Thursday June 14, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. A delivery driver for Pizza Hut, she was a member of Eden Baptist Church.



Fred James Guthrie

Fred James Guthrie, age 86, of Birmingham, Alabama passed peacefully on June 8, 2018. He was born on October 25, 1931 in Midway, Mississippi to Johnie and IV Guthrie. He was one of six children.


Denzil Terry Bigbee

Denzil Terry Bigbee, 70 died June 12, 2018 in Jackson.  Visitation will be 5 pm until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington.  Services will be 11 a.m.



Frank Tindall

Francis Marion “Frank” Tindall Jr., 84, died June 5, 2018 at his home in Bentonia.

Funeral services were Thursday at Indianola City Cemetery with Rev. Trent Sligh officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


Margie Everett Vaughan

Margie Everett Vaughan, aged 93, died peacefully on June 3, 2018, at her home in Benton. 

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City. Visitation will be at the church from 9:30-11 a.m.


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