Walter M Strong

October 12, 1944 ~ April 2, 2020 (age 75)


Walter Mack Strong, Jr. was born October 12, 1944 to the late Walter and Fannie Strong in Ripley, MS. He departed this life on Thursday, April 02, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. 

 On May 26, 1979, he married Lizzie Vee Boyd. They were married for 40 years. He confessed his faith in Christ in his late 30's at Saint James Temple Church of God in Christ where he served as a faithful deacon until death.

  He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Lizzie Boyd, his children, Jennifer (Antwon) Guyton, Jonathan (Taneacka) Strong, Myranda (Jeffery) Petty, Rapheal (Keena) Strong and LaPeatrious Hoyle all of Ripley, MS and fourteen grandchildren. He also leaves to cherish two brothers, William (Eloise) Strong of Ripley, MS. and Marshall (Stella) Strong of Tiplersville, MS, and one brother-in-law, Lorenzo Jefferies of Ripley, MS.

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