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Terry Joe Robertson

Memorial services for Terry Joe Robertson, 66, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 1 at Boone-Smith Funeral Home, 1580 S. Colorado Street. He died Friday, February 23 at Delta Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

He was born in Ruleville and moved to Greenville at an early age where he graduated from Greenville High School. He married Mitzi Medford in 1969 making their home in Greenville. Terry was a machinist for Superior Boat Works until retiring due to ill health. He was an avid fisherman and was a loving family man. 

He is survived by his wife, Mitzi Robertson of Greenville; three daughters, Tina Robertson Murphy (Michael) of Greenville, Jenn Robertson of Greenville and Candace Robertson Higginbotham (Billy) of Greenville; and four grandchildren, Reid, Nick, Caitlyn and Jack. 

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 

Wanda Eleanor Quong

Funeral services for Wanda Eleanor Quong, 76, of Billings, MT will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 24 at Boone Funeral Home Greenville. She died Friday, February 16 at her home in Billings, MT. Burial will be in the Greenville Chinese Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Wanda was born on July 29, 1941 in Belzoni, MS to Woo Shee and TY Quong. She graduated from Glen Allan High School and then graduated from Mississippi State University for Women with a degree in Fine Arts. Wanda taught art classes and worked in drafting. Her hobbies were painting, sculpting, carpentry, and gardening. She received Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age, taught Sunday School and evangelized for Him her entire life. She loved helping people and loved the outdoors. 

She was preceded in death by Annie, James, Eugene and Alfred Quong. She is survived by four sisters, Vohncier Jue, June Jue, Cathy Jue, and Betty Lou Jue and a brother, Ray Quong. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

 

Linda Swafford Kirby

Linda Swafford Kirby, 74, of Greenville passed away Tuesday, February 20 at her home. There will be a visitation from 12:00-2:00 p.m., Friday, February 23 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.  

She was born on August 15, 1943 in Greenville, MS to the late J.L. and Kitty Mae Swafford. Linda was a graduate of Cleveland High School. Her interest included her family, gardening and sewing. 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald "Buddy" Kirby of Greenville. 

She is survived by two daughters, Kristen Robertson (Chris) of Greenville and Janice Akers (David) The Woodlands, TX; two sons, Kevin Kirby (Stacie) of Hamburg, AR and Todd Kirby of Leland; three brothers, John Swafford (Marjorie) of Lexington, MS, Ronald Swafford (Tracy) of Cleveland, MS and Donald Swafford (Sonya) of Cleveland, MS; five grandchildren, Hunter Kirby, Madison Robertson, Abbie Wesson, Bryce Wesson and Lindsey Lynch and one great grandson, Wright Lynch.

 

Carole Ann Tolliver Ray

Funeral services for Carole Ann Tolliver Ray, 77, of Arcola will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 24 at Boone Funeral Home Chapel, Hollandale. She passed away on Wednesday, February 21. Burial will be in Hollandale City Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Carole was born in Marked Tree, AR and moved to Hollandale at a young age. She was a 1959 graduate of Hollandale High School and attended Delta State University. She was secretary for Gene Woodruff for many years. After taking some time off to raise her four daughters, she went back to work, working for the Mississippi Extension Service. She was an active 4-H leader for many years. Her 4-H programs included livestock, shooting sports, cooking and sewing. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, George William Ray in 2008; her parents, Ruth and Floyd Tolliver of Hollandale and by her brother, Byral "Buddy" Tolliver. 

She is survived by her four daughters, Bethany (Billy) Taylor of Marks, MS, Kearney Ray of Lafayette, LA, Miranda (Andrew) McCaskill of Vicksburg and Lelane (David) Higgins of Madison; two sisters, Paula Tolliver Sims and Jeanine (Jerry) Williams; brother, William (Tammy) Tolliver and sister-in-law, Louise Tolliver; four grandchildren, Serena (Greg) Taylor of Merigold, Ross (Anne Marie) Taylor of Rolling Fork, Matthew Taylor of Marks, MS and Lucy McCaskill of Vicksburg; three great grandchildren, Wyatt, Ford and Finn Taylor all of Merigold. 

The family would like to say a special thanks to Grace Hospice and all of the wonderful staff at Washington Care Center. 

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at Boone Chapel, Hollandale. Pallbearers will be Andrew McCaskill, Ross Taylor, Matthew Taylor, Greg Taylor, David Higgins, William McNemar, Tim Johnston, and Dan McCaskill.

 

Billie Claxton Edwards Pace

Funeral services for Billie Claxton Edwards Pace, 85, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 19 at First Presbyterian Church. She died Friday, February 16 at Magnolia Gardens, Greenville. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. 

Mrs. Pace was born in 1932 in Birmingham, AL. She was a very poplar artist and sold her paintings as far as Dallas, TX. Mrs. Pace was the secretary for two mayors, George Archer and Pat Dunn. 

She is survived by a son, Scott Edwards (Karren) of Bear Creek, AL; two step-daughters, Nancy Gunn of Greenville and Linda Crocker of Jackson; sister, Nancy McCoy of Greenville; brother, Gerald Claxton of Greenville; granddaughter, Karmen Edwards and one great grandchild. 

There will be a visitation one hour prior to the services at the church.

 

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