March 8, 2005
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Willie Mae King
Willie Mae King died Monday, March 7, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. She was 71.
A homemaker, Mrs. King was a member of St. Mark Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph King Sr.; one son, Jessie James King; two brothers, Isiah Thomas and Henry Tyler; three sisters, Natalie Jackson, Marie Johnson and Jessie Mae Tyler; and her parents, Mack Thomas Sr. and Viola Alexander Thomas.
Survivors include three sons, Freddie L. Hall, Michael King and Claude Lee King, all of Vicksburg; seven daughters, Vera Jean Hall, Jo Ann King, Brenda Davis, Claudette King, Debra Hall, Willine King and Laura Ann King, all of Vicksburg; one brother, Mack Thomas Jr. of Newburg, N.Y.; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Alvin Sanders Sr.
Services for Alvin “Smoky Sander” Sanders Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mark Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at Williams Funeral Service.
Mr. Sanders died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Promise Specialty Hospital in Vicksburg. He was 67.
Mr. Sanders was a member of St. Mark Freewill Baptist Church and a former employee of the Holiday Inn.
He was preceded in death by his father, Levi Johnson; his mother and stepfather, Rozena and Otis Avery; a son, Alvin Sanders Jr.; a sister, Vernita S. White; a brother, Stuart Sanders; and a grandson, Joshua Ryan Sanders.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine Sanders of Vicksburg; two daughters, Anquinette S. Jenkins and Sherri L. Sanders, both of Vicksburg; a sister, Florence Hunter of Edwards; three grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Juanita Young died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Decatur Hospital in Decatur, Ga. She was 62.
Lakeview Funeral Home of Vicksburg has charge of arrangements.