Obits For The Waldrop/Waldrip Surname
From Tate County, Mississippi



J. H. WALDROP Dies Saturday and is Buried at Oak Lawn Cemetery Monday Afternoon At his home in South Brinkley, on Saturday morning last, Mr. James Henry WALDROP died after a short illness. Mr. WALDROP was 73 years of age and leaves a wife, two daughters, Mrs. C. D. HOLDEN of Memphis, and Mrs. T. A. LEFOLDT of St. Louis, and a son, Guy WALDROP of Merigold, Miss. to mourn his death.
The deceased moved to this section some 15 or more years ago. He was in business in Dark Corner and later moved to Brinkley, having married Mrs. Rena HENDERSON, one of our most worthy women. He was a kind hearted, public spirited citizen and was a Christian man, being a member of the Methodist Church.

The funeral was at the M. E. Church Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. L. E. MANN officiating and the interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery. From the BRINKLEY ARGUS, Thursday, January 20, 1921.


Mrs Joyce Lentz Waldrip

Name and Date of Paper is unknown

Mrs. Joyce Lentz Waldrip, 58, retired teacher with the Tate and the Desoto County school systems, died Monday morning at her home of cancer. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Surette Cemetery in Arkabutla. C. O. Pate Funeral Home of Senatobia has charge. She was a member of Arkabutla Baptist Church.

Mrs. Waldrip, the wife of Robert E. Waldrip, also leaves two daughters, Mrs. Chester Morgan of Blytheville, Ark., and Mrs Ricky Stevens of Slidell, La.; three sisters, Mrs Nancy Smith and Mrs Bonita Ragan, both of Coldwater, and Mrs Geneva Walker of Oxford; five brothers, John P. Lentz of the Greenleaf community, Steve B. Lentz of Coldwater, Dennis Lentz of Pantego, Texas, Hugh Lentz and Kenneth Lentz, both of Arkabutla, and a grandson.

The family requests that any memorials be made to the Tate County Genealogical and Historical Society or to the American Cancer Society.

Updated March 2, 2012



Tate County Coordinators: Syble Embrey & Marie Carlton

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