Graveside services for Willie King of Indianola were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Riverside Memorial Gardens.
Mr. King, 77, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Visitation was from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at Byas Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements. The Rev. Clifford Wilson officiated at the services.
Mr. King is survived by: four sons, Roger Blakes of Killeen, Texas, Bruce Blakes and Vincent Blakes, both of Indianola and Willie Gibson of Vallejo, Calif.; five sisters, Ruby Lockhart of Chicago, Rebecca Holmes, Dency Williams and Emma Cobbins, all of Indianola and Annie Jackson of Sugarland, Texas; four brothers, Ben Brown and Sammie King, both of Chicago, J.W. King of Indianola and Cary D. King of Grenada; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.