SYBLE WALKER JOHNSON
Syble Johnson was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who passed away on August 7, 2017, in Yakima, WA.
She was born on April 3, 1939 to parents, Monroe and Grace Walker.
She grew up in Isola, Mississippi with her seven sisters. She attended Isola High School where she graduated as Valedictorian. She enjoyed playing basketball and spending time with her siblings during those years. After graduation, she moved to San Francisco, California, where she went to work for the FBI. In 1959, she was working for the Department of the Navy when she met John E. Johnson, Jr., a young man who was stationed in San Diego, California. The two of them married the same year and later had three children. Syble and her family relocated to Yakima, Washington, where she went to work for the Department of the Army, as a Health Benefits Clerk, until her retirement.
Syble is survived by her husband, John E Johnson, Jr., and their three children, Diana Kielhorn, Donna (Tom) Douglas, and John E (Kayla) Johnson III, as well as her grandchildren, James (Regina) Kielhorn, Justin (Sarah) Kielhorn, Grace Douglas, and Alison Douglas. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Riley, Shawn, Jaden, Emily, Ashley, and Michael. Syble is also survived by five of her sisters, Peggy Duke, Nancy Baggett, Sandra Logan, Sue Walker, and Kathryn Gardner.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Monroe and Grace Walker, and sisters, Helen Lyle and Ellen Hudson.
Visitation is planned for Friday, August 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and the Funeral Service will be on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., both at Brookside Funeral Home (500 W Prospect, Moxee, WA). A local memorial service will be held at a date to be announced. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net
EDGAR DEAN GULLICK
Edgar Dean Gullick, 81, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his home in Belzoni.
Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 7, 2017, Gooden Lake Baptist Church, Belzoni, Mississippi. Interment followed in Indianola City Cemetery, Indianola, Mississippi.
He was born May 29, 1936 in Crowder, Mississippi the son of Lillian B. Fowler and Edgar Powell Gullick.
He spent 24 years in the United States Army, and he was a member of the Gooden Lake Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Gullick; two children, Michelle (Darrell) Cockrell of Indianola, and Debbie (Troy) Richards of Enterprise, AL; and grandchildren, Allevia Cockrell, Jake Cockrell, Daniel Cockrell, and Hunter Cockrell.
Pallbearers were Jake Cockrell, Darrell Cockrell, Tim Abney, Peyton Hopper, Cody Evans and Troy Richards.
Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Cockrell, Hunter Cockrell and the Deacons of Gooden Lake Baptist Church.