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Sherman Davis

Sherman Davis, 54, of Senatobia, died February 9, 2017. Funeral services were held at Mt. Olive CME Church in Senatobia Saturday, February 18. Burial was in Featherson CME Church Cemetery in Senatobia.

Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

James Hadskey

James “Dale” Hadskey, Sr., known as just “Dale”, passed away from this earth on February 10, 2017 at North Delta Hospice Home after a long illness. He was 75. 

He was born on September 4, 1941 in Vicksburg, Miss. to E.L. and Lucille Hadskey. 

His brothers Charles and Russell Hadskey all preceded him in death. 

Dale graduated from Coldwater High School in 1959 and went to diesel school in Nashville, Tenn. in 1960. He worked for IC Railroad for 41.5 years. He fully enjoyed his retirement and was happy to tell anyone who asked. 

He married Margie Turner on June 28, 1964. They were married 53 years. They had two children, Susan Renee Hadskey and James Dale Hadskey, Jr. Susan died October 9, 2013 after a long illness. 

He was a mason and served as alderman for the town of Coldwater for four years. He was a fireman for many years for the town of Coldwater. 

He leaves his loving wife, Margie, son, Dale Jr. (Kim); two grandchildren, Jeremy Dickerson (Amber) and Leah Hadskey “Dumpling”, a student at MSU; two great grandchildren, Emma Brooke Dickerson and Hailey Dickerson; two adopted friends, Bo and Charlotte Price, whose help the family could not have done without. He leaves many nieces and nephews who loved him unconditionally, one nephew that means the world to him, Eddie Hadskey (Debbie & family). His eyes would light up when they would come in the room up until a couple of weeks before his death. Their help and love was greatly appreciated.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice. 

He will be sorely missed. 

A graveside service was held Monday, February 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater. 

Pate-Jones Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Joseph E. Henderson

Mr. Joseph E. Henderson, 87, of Sarah, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 in Tate County. Mr. Henderson was born in Memphis, Tenn. on July 18, 1929 to the late Ethel Sherrard Henderson and Edward E. Henderson. 

He proudly served his country with the United States Army in Korea, and was a retired tug boat captain. 

He leaves behind his loving family, which includes his daughter, Sallye Walker; two sons, Carl Henderson and Sam Henderson, all of Strayhorn; one sister, Juanita Wright of Southaven; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marie Henderson; his son, Joseph Henderson, Jr.; and his parents. 

In keeping with Mr. Henderson’s wishes, the family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. 

Ray-Nowell Funeral Home - Senatobia Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Vernon Bradford King

Vernon Bradford King, 61, US Air Force, of Memphis, Tenn., passed away February 10, 2017. Funeral services were held at Grace MB Church in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday, February 18. Burial was in West Tennessee Veteran Cemetery.

He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth King of Coldwater; five daughters, Alicia King, Latesha King, Vernisha King Mangrum, Nisheika King and Jackiesha King, all of Cordova, Tenn.; two sons, Vernon King Jr. and Jeremy King, both of Cordova, Tenn.; two brothers, Curtis L. King of Dallas, Texas and Ronnie C. King of Coldwater; and six grandchildren.

Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

Wyvonnie Lewers

Wyvonnie Lewers, 76, of Como, passed away February 11, 2017. Funeral services were held at Springfield MB Church and burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include six daughters, Mildred Harris, Rosie Douglas, Mable Hunt, Janice Williams, Clolisa Sipp, and Clovetta Davis, all of Como; five sons, William Lewers, Michael Lewers, Harold Lewers, Donell Lewers and Marco Lewers, all of Como; 11 sisters, Joyce Allen and Doretha Jackson, both of Sentobia, Maude Ella Mottley of Como, Buleah Dillard and Bernice Johnson, both of Chicago, Ill., Odessia Farris, Bonnie Mills, Marie Little, Gloria Crump, Rita Crump, all of Como, and Betty Gareet; 26 grandchildren; and 20 grandchildren.

Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

Phillip Deloy Mock

After a long illness, Phillip Deloy Mock peacefully walked into the arms of Jesus in the early morning of February 11, 2017.

Phil was born to the late Melvin Hubert Mock, Sr. and the late Hilda Haley Mock on March 23, 1947. He graduated from Senatobia High School in 1965. After high school, he continued his education earning a degree in accounting.

During college, Phil began his career at Dover Elevators. He retired from Dover in 1998. Upon retirement, he tried to stay home and enjoy not working, but that wasn’t in his character. From 2007-2012, he was employed by the Tate County Planning Office.

Phil is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Hayley and Brent Warren.  He leaves behind two grandchildren who were his world, Grisham and Ella Grace Warren. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Carol Mock, Vicki Pitcock, Jamie Johnson (Don), and Lana Douglas (David). He also leaves behind nieces Renee Thompson (Ken), Penny Taylor (Dudley), and Lauren Moncrief (Kyle). His nephews include David Mock (Jennifer), Britt Pitcock (Kim), Lee Pitcock (Bridgett), Brandon Johnson (Haley), Blake Douglas (Mindy), Garrett Pitcock (Kim), and Nick Douglas (Lindsay).  He also leaves behind many great nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Britt Mock and brother, Hubert Mock.

Mr. Mock was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia and the Harvesters Sunday School class. 

During any given Saturday in the fall, you would find him either in Oxford,  cheering on his beloved Ole Miss Rebels or watching the game from his “Rebel Room” at home. In the spring, he would be found at Swayze Field for the weekend of home baseball games.  He was a lover of all things Ole Miss, especially football and baseball and loved sharing those moments with his grandson, Grisham and the friends and family that made up the tailgate crew. 

In lieu of flowers, Phil requested that donations be made in his memory and in honor of Adam Taylor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Services were held Wednesday, February 15, at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church Senatobia. Burial followed in Bethesda Cemetery. Pate-Jones Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Adam Tyler 

Adam Tyler Tindall, of Como, died unexpectedly on February 11, 2017.  

He is survived by his father Jay Tindall of Coldwater, mother Holly Stefanski of Lakeland, Fla., brother Will Tindall of Coldwater, sisters Hannah Tindall and Abby Laine of Lakeland, Fla., nephew Levi Lewis of Lakeland, Fla., whom Adam adored, grandmother Mary Carolyn Tindall of Senatobia, grandfather Bill Stefanski of Auburndale, Fla. and aunts, uncles and numerous other relatives plus many close friends.    

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Jimmy Tindall of Senatobia and grandmother Linda Godfrey of Lakeland, Fla.  

He was a graduate of Magnolia Heights School where he played football and basketball, attended NWCC and Ole Miss. He was the top graduate from cadet training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio and became an outstanding marksman.  He served on active duty with the Mississippi Air National Guard with which he was deployed to Kyrgyzstan. 

A memorial service was held Monday, February 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Rev. John Sudduth officiated. Buster Shoemake shared the eulogy and Tom McCormick played the piano for the service.

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