Bennie Waldrop Sr.
Oct. 14, 1933 – May 8, 2020
Bennie Lawrence Waldrop Sr., 86, died May 8, 2020 at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Tylertown.
He was one of ten children. He has always been a hard worker. He was an U.S. Army Veteran and a retiree from Greyhound. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
He was survived by: his wife, Frances Waldrop; his son, Bennie L. Waldrop Jr. and his wife Lori; his daughter, Peggy Waldrop Shearer (Edward); his son, James Waldrop (Amanda); his granddaughter, Danielle Shearer Hodges (Quincy “PJ” IV); and his sisters, Elizabeth Ard and Alaine Crain.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Luther and Gladys Waldrop; his wife Rose Waldrop; four brothers, Ralph Waldrop, J.L. Waldrop, Vernon Waldrop, John Waldrop, and three sisters, Dorothy Jeane Duplessis, Mary Tuttle, and Christine Suro.
He was an active member of Lee’s Chapel #2 Missionary Baptist Church in Leetown and enjoyed attending Wildwood Baptist Church in Tupelo.
A graveside funeral service was May 11, 2020, at Lee’s Chapel #2 Baptist Church Cemetery in Leetown, Rev. Jared Lee of Lee’s Chapel #2 officiating.
Services were under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home of Picayune. Obituary and register book can be found at www.mcdonaldfh.com