Services for Mr. William M. "Bill" Criddle were held Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Reverends Rocky Harrison, John Stephens officiating and Edward Richardson officiated. Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery in the Stephenstown Community. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Criddle, 60, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Neshoba County General Hospital. He was a graduate of Reavis School for the Handicapp in Burbank, Ill. He also worked at Garden School for the handicapped and lived most of his life in the Stephenstown Community.

Bill was an Honorary Deacon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Perry Criddle.

Survivors include parents, Floyd and Dorothy Criddle; and brothers, Mike Criddle and Steve Criddle.

Pallbearers are Joe Beckham, Ed Beckham, Willie Charles Smith, William Criddle, Nate Bowen, Susie Trapp, Billy Robertson, Keith McCrory and Gary Cain.