DOROTHY "DOT" PRICE LLOYD
Dorothy "Dot" Price Lloyd, 81, of Belzoni, Mississippi peacefully went to be with the Lord on August 8, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She was born on September 6, 1938 in Poplar Creek Community in Montgomery County to Robert Elam Price, Sr. and Iris Manning Price.
She was an active member of Gooden Lake Baptist Church where she faithfully served as a pianist for over fifty year, as well as Sunday School teacher and church secretary. She loved her family and all people but above all she loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Dot worked at Citizens Bank in Belzoni, now know as BankPlus, for over 30 years. She loved her job, fellow employees and her customers. Prior to working for Dr. T. J. Barkley of Belzoni.
She was preceded in death by her husband William "Billy" Lloyd, whom she was married for 51 years. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Iris Price, and her great granddaughter, Lindey Erin Wood.
Dot is survived by her daughter, Terry Wood (Jerry) of Belzoni, Mississippi , her sons, Dale Lloyd (Teresa) of Batesville, Mississippi and Keith Lloyd (Lori) of Belzoni, Mississippi. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren whom she adored: Jay Wood (Monica), Ann Wise (Will), Brittany Hendrix (Matt), Turner Lloyd, Mary Catherine Magee (Michael), Rachel Lloyd, Anna Lloyd, and Olivia Lloyd. She also had six great grandchildren, Swazye Bell, Parker Bell, Ava Claire Wise, Ryleigh Peyton Wood, Trace Wood and Cameron Grace Hendrix. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Price (Bea) of Isola, Mississippi and a sister, LaNell Causey (Henry) of Missouri.
A graveside service was held on Monday, August 10, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Greencrest Gardens in Belzoni, Mississippi. Mortimer Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be send to Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, Gideon's International, and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
SHARON BEIER GREGORY
Sharon Beier Gregory gained her angel wings on July 30, 2020 at Madison County Nursing Home.
Sharon was the daughter of Henry Beier and Jewel Beier. Sharon was born on May 1, 1948. Sharon grew up in Yazoo City, Mississippi and lived most of her life in Belzoni, MS. Sharon leaves behind her daughter, Amy Childs of Canton, MS; and her son, James (Trey) Gregory and his wife Hope Gregory of Gluckstadt, MS; granddaughters, Landon Reeves and husband, Joshua Reeves, and Linsey Childs; grandsons, Gage Gregory and Gatlin Gregory; and great-granddaughter Braith Reeves.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Beier; mother, Jewel Beier; brothers, Van Beier and Phillip Beier; and sister, LaWanda Long; and James Edwin Gregory, Jr.
It is with great sadness that the family of Sharon Beier Gregory announces her passing. A private service will be held at a later date.
JIMMIE KATHRINE MCLENDON
Jimmie Kathrine McLendon, 78, of Belzoni, peacefully went to be with the Lord on August 1, 2020. She was born on April 10, 1942 in Belzoni to Willy and Ruby Hales.
Katherine was an active member of her community for many years. She volunteered at the local nursing home. She loved teaching children about the love of God in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. For years she worked at Jac's Department Store as a customer service representative. She was an active member of Gooden Lake Baptist Church. Kathy had a true servant's heart and was always offering to help anyone in need.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willy and Ruby Hales; and her son, Charles James Montgomery, Jr.
Jimmie Katherine is survived by her loving husband, Bobby Joe McLendon, "who had the privilege of loving one of the greatest Christian women that I've ever known." She leaves behind her daughters, Cyndi William-son (Kevin) of Walls, Mississippi, Kim Ray (Tim) of Isola, Mississippi, and Tricia Slaughter of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and son, Keith Slaughter of Orange, Texas. She also leaves behind 12 grandchildren whom she adored; Ariel Nabor (Noe) of Orange, Texas, Skylar Slaughter of Beaumont, Texas, Blake Williamson (April) of Horn Lake, Mississippi, Bryan Williamson (Emily) of Northport, Alabama, Chazz Slaughter (Chelsy) of Buna, Texas, Rayanna Williamson of Walls, Mississippi, Emily Ray Pickell (Heath) and Kristi Ray of Isola, Mississippi, Zachary Slaughter of Orange, Texas, LaBrisha Willoughby, Hattisburg, Mississippi. She also had 4 great grandchildren, Camden Nabor, Lance Arrington, Lucah Arrington, and Brewer Pickell; as well as brothers, Billy Hales (Hilda) and Bradley Hales; sister, Jean Harrington, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Due to COVID-19 a family only graveside service was held Monday August 3, 2020, 1 p.m., at Greencrest Gardens in Belzoni, Mississippi.
Mortimer Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.
DOROTHY PARKER SCARBOROUGH
July 20, 1932 July 15,2020
Dot is now reunited with her husband Robert Dashiell "Bob/Bobby" Scarborough; her parents, Anna Jean and James Emmett Parker; sisters Jean and Elaine; brothers Joe and Paul.
She is survived by: son, John Dashiell Scarborough and his wife, Molly; grandson, Reed; and granddaughter, Lauren Elaine; Daughter, Stacy Scarborough Martin; grandsons, Robert Dashiell Martin and Walt Martin and his wife Desha'; and great-grandson, Aris Isaiah.
A private memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Mortimer Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Johnny Horton, 69, of Isola, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Legacy Manor in Greenville.
He was born in Isola on June 28, 1951 the son of Johnny Horton Sr. and Margaret Caldwell Horton. He worked as a farmer for most of his life.
He is survived by his wife Lillie Mae Horton; son, Johnny Jerald Horton of Isola; three daughters, Dorothy Mae Horton of Leland, Alice Faye Creel of Sunflower; and Rhonda Joyce Ballard of Indianola; sisters, Annie Bell Criddle of Texas, Lilly Ann Monk of Belzoni, Betty Jo Tullos of Michigan; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Johnnie Mae Whittaker, Ruby Lee Brown, and Christine Polk.
Services will be private.
Mortimer Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
WARREN EARL HOKE, JR.
Warren Earl Hoke Jr., age 71, died at his home on July 24, 2020. Earl is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Potter Hoke; two daughters, Lori Hoke Verhage (Craig) of Cleveland and Robin Hoke Toler of Inverness; three grandchildren, Anna Street Toler, Woods Toler, and Warren Toler, all of Inverness; a brother, Jack Hoke (Roxie) of Belzoni.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren Earl Hoke, Sr. and Mildred Luster Hoke; and brothers, Jerry Hoke and Mike Hoke.
Earl served in the U.S. Army, which included a tour of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the 1st Air Calvary Division and was awarded the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Marksman (Rifle) Medal.
Earl was a catfish farmer until his retirement due to health reasons. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and took great pride in their accomplishments. He will be deeply missed by his family and those fortunate enough to know him.
Due to Covid-19 concerns, a private graveside service was held Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 11:00 am. Mortimer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hoover Lee, 86, of Louise died peacefully Thursday July 23, 2020 at his residence. Born May 22, 1934 in Canton, China he came to the United States at the age of 9 months on The SS President Hoover 1 His father Gave him his American Name of Hoover from this Ocean Liner. He graduated from Louise High School, attended 2 years at Hinds Jr College, then transferred to Mississippi State University in 1954 graduating in June 1956 with A BS Degree in Business Administration. Hoover served 2 years in the U. S. Army returning to Louise to operate the family business The Lee Hong Company, which his father started in 1917. A Retail Merchant in Louise he not only had served his country, he served his community being elected to the positions of Alderman & Mayor for the Town of Louise for almost 30 years, elected to six terms. Hoover was a member of Louise United Methodist Church.
This man never met a stranger. His greatest Love was his Heavenly Father, Family, Friends, and Mississippi State University.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Freeda Gee Lee, sons; Stanley W. “Stan” Lee & Timothy Lee both of Louise, daughter; Sharilyn “Shari” Lee of Madison, and sisters Fong Lau of New Jersey, and Grace Lee of California.
Hoover was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; John and Joe Lee and sisters; May Lee and Frances Wong.
Graveside services will be Wednesday July 29th at 1:00 P.M. in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City . Rev. Jullian Crawford will officiate. The family, although they may not be present, would like to invite friends to come by Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City Wednesday morning to pay your respects and sign the register.
Hoover will always leave the Legacy for his Hoover Sauce used on grills and in recipes Throughout The Delta, the State of Mississippi and allover The U.S.A.