EDWARD E. GOAD

CORINTH - Edward E. Goad, 68, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a former employee of Quebecor of Corinth and a U.S. Navy veteran. He enjoyed computers and boating, and loved his family and friends.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Dr. Randy Bostick officiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery at Corinth with military honors.

Survivors include his mother, Georgia Leigh Northam Goad of Memphis; two sons, Christopher Goad and wife, Mel, of Glen and Patrick Goad of Corinth; two daughters, Cindy Burgess of Rogers, Ark., and Frankie Damiano of Osprey, Fla.; the mother of his children, Mary Josephine Goad Tate; 10 grandchildren, Trey Logue and wife, Mandy, Amy Hopper, Madilyn Burgess, Zeke Burgess, Michael Dyer, Paul Damiano, Tepen Goad, Bianca Burgess, Maria Damiano, Mary Isabel Goad; one great-grandchild, Atalie Logue; three brothers, Jerry Goad, Mike Goad and Larry Goad, all of Memphis; two sisters, Tammy Clay and husband, Tim, of Memphis, and Sandra Belcher and husband, Benny, of West Virginia; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, William E. Goad.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Goad, Patrick Goad, Paul Damiano, Frank Damiano, Mike Goad and Larry Goad.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday.

 

R. J. GOBER

Funeral Services For R. J. Gober

R. J. Gober, 90, of 177 N. Highland, retired regional manager for Swift and Co. after 41 years died of heart failure Monday at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Services were at 3 p.m. Friday, at Canale Funeral Directors with burial in Memorial Park. He was a former deacon at Bellevue Baptist Church, former president of Memphis Downtown Exchange Club and an Army veteran. Mr. Gober, the widower of Winona McLeskey Gober, leaves a son, Mackie H. Gober of Memphis; three sisters, Alpha G. Hall of Clermont, Fla., Jewel G. Bullard of Iuka, Miss., and Monk G. Hamlin of Nashville; two brothers, Royal Gober of Grenada, Miss., and Claudis Gober of Iuka, Miss., and two grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Bellevue Baptist Church, Exchange Club Family Center, Grace St. Luke's Episcopal Church Heritage Fund or Trezevant Manor Foundation.

 

KENNY GODDARD

BOONEVILLE - Kenny Goddard, 36, died Thursday, April 24, 1997, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was born Nov. 9, 1960, in Tupelo to James Arthur and Donnie Parham Goddard. He was a member of the East Booneville Baptist Church and was a jewelry designer for the family business, Goddard's Jewelry Store in Booneville. He was active in Alcoholic Anonymous and enjoyed hunting, fishing, driving race cars and was an avid auto racing fan.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Holcomb and Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. The eulogy will be delivered by Ronald Michael. Burial will be in Crossroads Cemetery in Jumpertown.

Survivors include his parents, James and Donnie Goddard of Booneville; one brother, Jimbo Goddard of Florence, Ala.; one sister, Beverly Goddard of Booneville;

his grandfather, Jack Martin of Booneville; his grandmother, Nora Martin of Saltillo; and his fiance, Angie Goddard, whom he had planned to marry today.

Pallbearers will be Farrell Brumley, Dickie Goddard, Olen Arnold, Kenny Claunch, Robert Dotson, and David Glidewell.

Honorary pallbearers will be fellow members of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Memorials may be made to the East Booneville Baptist Church, 602 E. Church, Booneville, MS 39929, or the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Northeast Mississippi, 211 North Madison, Tupelo, MS 38801.

Visitation will be at the funeral home until service time.

 

LUTHER GODDARD

TISHOMINGO - Luther Troy Goddard, 63, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at his home. He was born May 22, 1940, in Tishomingo County. He lived in Illinois for 34 years and worked for Abbott Laboratories. He later worked as a chauffeur and body guard. Now retired, he lived in Tishomingo. He was a member of Jackson Camp Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Eugene Digby and Bro. Larry Burcham officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Camp Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Rosemary McCalmon Goddard of Tishomingo; a daughter, Rosemarie Burke and husband, Wayne, of Gurnee, Ill.; a son, David Goddard of Tishomingo; a brother, Pete Goddard; two grandchildren, Danny Burke and Kevin Burke, both of Gurnee, Ill.; three nephews, two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Myrtle Goddard; a sister, Christine Pennington; and a grandson, Stephen Burke.

Pallbearers will be J. P. Wilemon, Mack Wilemon, Eudale Crane, James Crane, Virgil Moss, Larry Burcham and Robert Deaton.

Honorary pallbearers will be David Sanders, Roy Bethune and Charles Harris.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Friday.

 

ELIZABETH GODFREY

            VERONA ‑Elizabeth Ann Godfrey, 28, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical

Center She was a deputy sheriff and a member of Brewer Baptist Church.

            Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Terrell McGregor and the Rev Jerry Estes officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

            Survivors include her parents, Gene and Billie Sue Godfrey of Verona; her grandparents, R. C. and Jessie Bagged of Nettleton, and Joe and Dorothy Godfrey of Verona; aunts and uncles, Clyde Godfrey and his wife, Linda, of Verona, Marion Godfrey and his wife, Dental, of Verona, Charles Carruthers and his wife, Linda, of Tupelo, Bobby Carruthers of Tupelo, Diane Gain and her husband, Larry, of Marietta, and Gordon Hardy and his wife, Judy. of Phoenix, Ariz.; several cousins, a special friend, Bran Brown of Sell

            She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Hunter Nelly Carruthers and an aunt, Mary King.

            Pallbearers will be her friends from area law enforcement agency.

 

FRANCES GODSEY

BOONEVILLE - Frances Lee Godsey, 57, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Sept. 15, 1947, in Birmingham, Ala., to Richard Montgomery Williams and Ruby Idell Edgeworth Williams. She was of the Apostolic faith. She was a machine operator at Red Kap Industries for 20 years. She enjoyed flowers, knitting, gospel music and serving the Lord. She loved her family and all mankind.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larry Jackson and Bro. Roy Joshlin officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Shelton Ray Godsey, whom she married Sept. 8, 1963; eight children, Dianne Harrison and husband, Gary, Barry Godsey and wife, Tina, Randy Godsey and wife, Melissa, Lanell Cannon and husband, Tim, and Paul Godsey and wife, Wanda, all of Booneville, Sammy Godsey and wife, Kim, of Jonesboro, Ark., Sarah Hiu and husband, Howard, of Southaven, and Perry Godsey and wife, Lisa, of Corinth; her mother, Ruby Idell Edgeworth Williams; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Jean Fowler Williams; 20 grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Montgomery Williams; a granddaughter, Haley Nicole Godsey; and two grandsons, Andrew Harrison and Adam Harrison.

Pallbearers will be Bro. Charlie Cooper, Randy Smith, Bro. John Bridges, Jimmy McClellan, Jammie McClellan and Shane Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Frank, Gary Harrison and Howard Hiu.

Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038.

 

HALEY GODSEY

BOONEVILLE ‑ Haley Nicole Godsey infant daughter of Parry and Melissa Godsey of Booneville, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at the Mag­nolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Booneville Cemetery with the Rev. Buddy Marshall officiating. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her parents; a brother, Tyler Godsey of the home; her grandparents, Mancel and Diane Ford of Corinth, and Shelton and Frances Godsey of Marietta, her great‑grandparents, Cecial and Min­nie Lee Franks, and Oliver and Lessee Ford, all of Corinth, and Red and Idell Williams of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her great‑grandparents, Alex and Ida Godsey.

 

 

BETTY GODWIN

BOONEVILLE - Betty Gail Godwin, 66, died Sunday, April 20, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Booneville Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Prentiss Mfg. Company.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Doug Greenway and Minister J. A. Thornton officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James N. Godwin; one daughter, Danita Godwin of Booneville; two sons, Danny Jones of Booneville and Jimmy Godwin of Tupelo; two sisters, Ellon Penna of Orlando, Fla., and Annie Pearl Bishop of Booneville; one brother, Billy Wayne Cox of Minneapolis, Minn.; five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her nephews.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home

 

DOROTHY GODWIN

Funeral services for Dorothy Irby Godwin, 77, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church with Bro. Tony Pounders officiating. Burial will be at Shannon Cemetery in Lee County. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m.

Mrs. Godwin, a retired Mag­nolia Regional Health Center di­etitian, died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Alcorn County Rehabili­tation and Healthcare Center. She was a member of Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Godwin, and her parents, Rowland Ben­jamin Irby and Hattie Belle Irby.

Survivors include cousins Sherry Bartholow of Dallas, Kay Harley of Benton, Ark., Martha Janis Garofalo of New Orleans, La., Bill Dewitt Starr of Hernan­do, Clinton Lee Starr of Mem­phis, Tenn., Katherine Ann Holt of Houston, Texas, Richard Thomas of Millen, Ga., Gloria Jean Thompson of Edgemont, Ark., and L.D. Springer of Ma­con, Ga.

Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church. Coleman-Family Chapel is in charge of arrange­ments.

 

EULA MAE GOFF

WHEELER - Eula Mae Goff, 65, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. She was retired from South Central Plastics and was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by one son, Harold Goff.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Floyd Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, of 49 years, Bobby Goff; one daughter, Sherry Calley and her husband, Nyle, of Marietta; two sons, Tony Goff and his wife, Delores, of Fremont, Neb., and Chris Goff and his wife, Ginger, of Booneville; two sisters, Edith Arnold of Booneville  and Jane Burress of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Walter Tucker of Booneville and Terry Tucker of Baldwyn; six grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

 

MAUVELINE GOFF

BOONEVILLE ‑ Mauvelin Joyce Goff, 78, died Tuesday June 12 2001, at her home i Booneville after a long illness. She was a native of Prentiss County and the daughter of Ben and Gleedy Smith Stevens. I homemaker, she also had worked as a poodle groomer and as a machine operator in the gar rent industry. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church end the Faster Star She enjoyed gardening, flower, and collecting antiques.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Onnie Ralph officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Fred L. and Martha Goff of Grenada, and Frank Goff of Germantown, Tenn.; five grand­children, Marty, Keith, Amy, Christopher and Sarah Goff; one great‑grandson, Ryan Goff.

She was preceded in death by her husband, M. D. Goff, in 1998; an infant daughter, Peggy Ann Goff: a son, Donnie Goff, a sister; a brother; and a half sister.

Pallbearers will be Carl Bates, Curly Ward, Billy Ward, Hayden Burns, Bobby Goff and Ben Roberts.

Memorial donations may be made to one of the following: North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice, 600 W. Main St Tupelo MS 38802; American Cancer Society, c/o Ruth Galloway, 202 E. Skyline Drive, Booneville MS 38829; or Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, PO. Box 393, Booneville MS 38829,

 

 

GRADY B. GOLDMAN

Grady Bell Goldman, 71, of Booneville, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis.

He was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Mississippi, the son of Walter Thomas Goldman and Delphia Louise Bell Goldman. He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of Gray Rock Methodist Church in Coffeeville. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving, as a Military Policeman.

The body will be created. There will be no services. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by a brother, James S. Goldman of Booneville; and a sister, Ester Jarrell of Coffeeville.

 

 

STAN GOLDMAN

James Stanley "Stan" Goldman, 81, of Thrasher, died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness.

Services were Friday, July 27, at 2 p.m. at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Merritt, the Rev. Ben Parman and the Rev. Lonnie Mitchell officiating. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park.

He was born March 9, 1920, in Coffeeville, Miss., the son of Walter Thomas Goldman and Delphia Bell Goldman. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Thrasher Baptist Church. A 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, he was a member of the Rienzi Masonic Lodge and the Prentiss County Shrine Club. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Ahoy as a tank driver.

He was preceded in death in 1998 by his wife of 51 years, Zada Burks Goldman, and twin infant daughters, Marilyn and Carolyn Goldman.

He is survived by four sons, Steve Goldman and his wife, Mary, David Goldman, Kenny Goldman, and Paul Goldman and his wife, Dennie, all of Thrasher; a sister, Esther Jarrell of Coffeeville; seven grandchildren, Shane Goldman and his wife, Jeannie, Blake Goldman, Christi Goldman, Maria Goldman, Tiffany Goldman, Jamie Goldman and John Goldman; four great-grandchildren, Jared Goldman, Katie Goldman, Amber Goldman and Hannah Goldman.

Pallbearers were Roger Storey, Bill White, Mike Burgess, Bob Davidson, Eddie Burks, Randy Tolar, Paul Cartwright and Dale Ross. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Prentiss County Shrine Club.

Memorials may be made to Thrasher Baptist Church, 200 CR 1040 Booneville MS. 38829.

 

 

ZADA GOLDMAN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Zada Burks Gold­man, 83, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Cen­ter. She was barn May 10, 1915, in Prentiss County to Leonard and Ruth Burks. She was a member of Thrash­er Baptist Church for 65 years. She was a Sunday School teacher for 40 years, the church clerk for 25 years and music director for many years. She was a 4‑H leader for 25 years and a trustee of the George E. Allen Library for eight years. She retired from the respiratory therapy depart­ment of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after 10 years. She was a United States Navy nurse during World War II. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing.

Services will be at 2 p ,m. Thursday at Thrasher Baptist Church with Bro. R. J. Wilemon, Bro. Kevin Merrill Bro. Ben Parman and Bro. Lonnie Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park near Corinth. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Stanley Goldman of Thrash­er, whom she married Aug. 31, 1947; four sons, Steve Goldman and his wife, Mary, David Goldman, Kenny Goldman, and Paul Goldman and his wife, Dennis, all of Thrasher; seven grandchildren, Shane Goldman and his wife, Jeannie, of Phenix City Ala., Jamie Goldman and John Goldman, both of Russellville, Ala., Christi Gold­man, Blake Goldman and Maria Goldman, all of Thrasher, and Tiffany Goldman of Horn Lake; three great-grandchildren, Jared Goldman, Katie Goldman and Amber Goldman, all of Phenix City, Ala.; a brother, James Milton "Cotton" Burks of Leesburg, Fla.

She was preceded in death by infant twin daughters, Marilyn and Carolyn Goldman; three brothers; and two sisters.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Allen, Mark McAnally, Roger Storey, Mike Burgess, Jimmy Johnson and Chad Ballard.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the Thrasher Baptist Church Building Fund, 200 CR 1040, Booneville, Miss. 38829.

 

FRANCES L. GOLDSMITH

TISHOMINGO - Frances L. Goldsmith, 85, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Earl McAnally, Bro. Jack Williams, Bro. Dwain Whitehurst and Bro. J.B. Burns officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, George Goldsmith of Tishomingo; one son, Walter Goldsmith of Pontotoc; two daughters, Edith Nell Havers of Iuka and Velma Sleeper of South Bend, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Lula Thompson; one brother, Yewell Thompson; three sisters, Kate Greer, Ernie Weathersby and Mary Conine.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons.

 

JUAN ANTONIO GOMEZ

Juan Antonio Gomez, a stillborn, died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 31. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park.

Local survivors include his parents. Efrain and Amalia Gomez of Rienzi; and four brothers, Ismael Gomez, Efrain Gomez, Edgar Gomez and Alan Gomez, all of Rienzi.

 

 

FRANCIS GONZALES

IUKA - Francis Louise Gonzales, 74, died Monday, April 12, 2004. She was a member of Eastport Baptist Church in Iuka.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Junior Jones officiating. Burial will be in Eastport Cemetery in Iuka.

Survivors include her husband, John Gonzales of Iuka; two sons, James Larry Bonds and wife, Geraldine, of Allsboro, Ala., and Steve Allen Bonds of Morris, Ill.; two daughters, Linda Gail Bonds of Iuka and Debra Scott of St. Charles, Ill.; a sister, Elsie Nunley and husband, Dewey, of Iuka; five grandchildren, Katherine Scott, Johnny Ventrella, Joshua Bonds, Christopher Bonds and Josh Bonds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Rozie Booker; a sister, Nell Rose Booker; two brothers, Baby Boy Booker and Richard Earnesteen Booker; a daughter, Sherry Wellington; and a grandson, Ralph "Jr." Ventrella III.

 

FREDDIE GONZALES

IUKA - Fredrico Alfredo Gabriel Jose "Freddie" Gonzales, 49, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Ala. He was a member and elder at the Mission Lighthouse Church of Iuka. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He served 17 years as a city mail carrier and local union rep for the United States Postal Service.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mission Lighthouse Church of Iuka with Bro. John Gwatney officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Kyllie Gonzales of Iuka; his mother, Teresa De Jesus Gonzales of Kenosha, Wis.; two sons, Azriel Gonzales and Ricardo Gonzales of Iuka; a daughter, Valena Stricklen and husband, Miguel, of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; four sisters, Anna Rangel and husband, Joe, of Milwaukee, Wis., Irma Gonzales, and Nora Smith and husband, Jamie, all of Kenosha, Wis., and Diane Rogers and husband, Deene, of Iuka; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alfredo Luna Gonzales; his grandparents, Santos B. and Juanita Gonzales, and Leon and Justina Garcia.

Pallbearers will be Joe Rangel, Jamie Smith, Jon Wolfe, Dwight Rivers, Dwayne Goss, Dennis Wingo, Keith Holloway and Tootie Richardson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from noon to service time Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Mission Lighthouse Church of Iuka or the Harmony Cemetery Fund.

 

DOROTHY GOODE

Dorothy Jean Goode, 70, of Hickory Flat, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford, following an extended illness.

Services were held Monday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. William Phillips officiat­ing. Burial was in the Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery near Cornersville.

One of 12 children, she was born on May 19, 1933, to Hubert Spencer Kiddy Sr. and Mary Vernor Kiddy. She was a homemaker who enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening and spending time with her three grandchil­dren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six siblings: Paul Kid­dy, Hubert Kiddy Jr., Ben Kiddy, Eva Harwood, Maxine Grisham and Shelby Drozd.

She is survived by her husband, Hubert H. Goode of Hickory Flat; a daughter, Pam Hunt of Naples, Fla.; two sons, Barry Goode of Hickory Flat and Kenny Goode of Rienzi; three grandchildren, Jeremy Goode, who was reared in the home; Chris Goode and Kati Goode, all of Hickory Flat; two sisters, Vivian Jackson of New Al­bany and Frances Hudson of Irving, Texas; three brothers, James Kelly Kiddy of Cypress, Texas, Bobby Kiddy and Larry Kiddy, both of Houston, Texas, 40 nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jack Gadd, Ricky Pipkin Sr., Ricky Pipkin Jr., Allen Renick, Lawrence Winburn Jr. and Glenn Cossitt.

 

 

ANN T. GOODIN

BOONEVILLE - Ann T. Goodin, 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at the Longwood Community Living Center in Booneville after a brief illness. She was a homemaker and a retired factory worker. She was a member of the Crestwood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Festus Goodin; two sisters; and three brothers.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jackie Spencer and Bro. Jason Pitcher officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Bullock and her husband, Lavaughn, of Booneville; one son, George Goodin and his wife, Betty, of Booneville; one brother, Lee Allen Tigrett of the Pisgah community; two grandchildren, Christy Tankersley and her husband, Jayson and Amanda Bland and her husband, Jason; three great-grandchildren, Jordan Bland, Annabelle Bland and Kaylee Tankersley.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and until service time on Saturday.

 

 

GEORGE FESTUS GOODIN

BOONEVILLE - George Festus Goodin, 83, died Sunday at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Crestwood Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doyle Ferrell and the Rev. Donnie Riley officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include hi wife, Annie Digrett Goodin of Booneville; one daughter, Carolyn Bullock of Booneville; one son, George H. Goodin of Booneville; one sister, Edna Wingo of Booneville; two grandchildren.

 

 

GLADYS GOODIN

BOONEVILLE - Gladys McCoy Goodin, 92, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1996, at her daughter's home in Memphis. She was born June 6, 1904, in New Site to Otis and Odie Gilley McCoy. She was a member of the Gaston Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, working word search puzzles, growing flowers and reading, especially the Bible,

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Milton Koon officiating. Burial will be in the Gaston Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, J. M. Goodin and his wife, Bettie, of Covington, Tenn., Travis "Tab" Goodin and his wife, Joyce, of Adamsville, Tenn., and Leon Goodin of Memphis; two daughters, Janell Roberts of Riverside, III., and Betty Carol Brackeen of Memphis; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Harvey Goodin, whom she married Oct. 15,1926; one son, Gerald "Gap" Goodin; four brothers, Clarence McCoy, Lee McCoy, Elmer McCoy and Prentiss McCoy; and one sister, Annice McCoy.

Pallbearers will be Sam McCoy, Kevin Eubanks, Bobby Anderson, Brad Anderson, Rusty McCoy and Jason McCoy.

Honorary pallbearers will be Edward McCoy and Billy McCoy.

Visitation will be at the funeral home until service time.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Baptist Church, 1908 Gaston Road, Booneville, Miss. 38829

 

 

JOHN GOODIN

NEW SITE‑John William Goodin, 70, died Friday, March 28, 1997, at Booneville Baptist Hospital after an extended illness He was retired from Custom Furniture and a member of East Prentiss Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p m. Sunday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Seder Founders Goodin; four daughters, Brenda Murphy of Waco, Texas, Dianne Cron of Tupelo, Wanda Pace of Memphis and Kathy McElhaney of Dallas; two sons, William Fred Good in of New Site and Milton Ray Goodin of Hill's Chapel Community; four sisters, Demos Brackeen of Booneville, Christine Harris of Corinth, Gwen Taylor and Colas Ward, both of Marietta; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild

He was preceded in death by one sister, Maggie Wheelington.

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

FRANKIE GOODLOE

IUKA - Frankie Geneva Goodloe, 83, died Saturday, April 2, 2005. She joined Jones Chapel C.M.E. Church and served in roles including preschool/kindergarten Sunday school teacher for over 40 years, children's choir founder, president of the Usher Board, treasurer of the Sunday school, stewardess, trustee, steward, secretary of the Board of Christian Education and youth director for the Tupelo district. She was also committed to her community serving as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Luck Chapter No. 464, and the Heroines of Jericho, Court 3-198. She was a former secretary for the NAACP, a Girl Scout leader and a member of the Booker T. Washington Club.

Services were held April 6 at Jones Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal church in Iuka. Burial was in the Shady Grove Cemetery. Thompson and Son Funeral Home of Tuscumbia, Ala., was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Allie "Alfred" Goodloe; two daughters, Gloria Elemeter Elliott of Indianapolis and Margrett Bernice (Ping) Prentiss of Atlanta; one son-in-law, Ben Prentiss; her grandchildren, Justin Alan Prentiss and his wife, Keisha Shontay, of Atlanta, Erin Elise Prentiss of Atlanta, Amber Ariane Prentiss of Champaign, Ill., and Jenee Shari Elliott of Indianapolis; a special nephew, Larry Long; a special niece, Alicetine Long; three sisters, Eldora Crawford of Cleveland, Bernice Daniels of Cherokee, Ala., and Hester Sims of Nashville; five sisters-in-law, Emett "Sonny" Goodloe Jr.( Earline), Harold Goodloe (Claudette) and Eural Goodlow (Lauretta), all of Cherokee, Ala.; and two special friends, Mamie Drake and Eula Goodloe.

 

PAUL GOODMAN

Paul Lumpkin Goodman died Sunday, Aug, 4, 2002, in Tupelo. He was born July 9, 1966, in Jesup, Ga. He was reared in Tupelo and graduated from Tupelo High School in 1984, from Mississippi State University in 1988 and from the University of Mississippi School of Law cum laude in 1991. While at THS, he was a member of the band, playing solo trumpet, and business manager of the high school newspaper. He was a longtime member of the Tupelo Aquatic Club and was a certified scuba diver. He was the recipient of the Mississippi State University Scholarship and, while at State, was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, serving as its vice president. After Chad nation he served as president of the fraternity's House Corporation and oversaw the completion of the new Sigma Ep fraternity house, At Ole Miss law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Board, serving as business manager, Inns of Court and Phi Alpha Delta, and served as marshall of his graduating class. He was a lifetime member of All Saints Episcopal Church and a member of a spiritual fellowship that met at All Saints and also on Broadway Street. He was an associate of the law firm of Jimmy Doug Shelton and Associates.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church with the Rev. Shannon Johnston and the Rt. Rev. A. C. Marble Jr., Bishop of Mississippi, officiating. W. E. Pagans Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his fiancee, Cindy Lewis of Tupelo; his daughter, Abby MeCullough Goodman of Greenwood; his parents, the Rev. Ray and Shirley Goodman of Tupelo

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, former Lt. Gov. Sam Lump kin, and his grandmother, Shirley Lump kin.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home on Jefferson Street. A vigil will be held in the chapel of All Saints Episcopal Church Thursday morning prior to services.

Memorials may be made to the Chapel Fund at All Saints Episcopal Church, 608 W. Jefferson St., Tupelo MS 38804

 

RAYMOND GOODMAN

Raymond Goodman, 75 of Iuka died Wednesday, March 29 at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tn. Mr. Goodman served in the U. S. Navy and was retired from International Harvester in Memphis, Tn. He was a member off the Iuka Baptist Church and also an avid hunter and fisherman. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lennie Harris; a brother, Virgil Goodman and a stepson, Randy Stanley.

Mr. Goodman is survived by his wife Vivian Goodman of Iuka; 1 stepdaughter, Debbie Ashe of Gonzales, LA; 1 stepson, Gary Stanley of Como, Ms; 1 half sister, Mary Ellen Gray of Bolivar, Tn.; 1 brother, Henry Goodman of Lexington, Tn.; 7 step grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4 - 8 pm Friday at Cutshall Funeral Home.

Funeral service, conducted by Rev. Jim Manley, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2000 at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the New Salem Cemetery in Walnut, Ms.

Pallbearers: Stephen Stanley, Tracy Stanley, Kevin Stanley, Lawson Ashe, Sam Ashe, Mike Kinney.

 

MELLIE GOODSON

            BELDEN ‑ Made Ann Hawkins Goodson, 63, died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was formerly of Greenwood. She was a merchant and the owner of Mellie's Good Buys m Greenwood. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hawkins.

            Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona with the Rev. Sam Griffin officiating. Burial will be m Holcomb Cemetery m Holcomb.

            Survivors include three daughters, Mary Ann Goodson and Susan Wren Goodson, both of Belden, and Mechelle Armstrong of Madison, Ala.; two sons, William E. “Buzz” Goodson of Tupelo and Steven Goodson of Wynne, Ark.; two sisters, Katrena Upton of Columbus and Juanita Huffman of Winona; four brothers, Ernest Hawkins of Greenwood, Paul Hawkins of Greenville, Jimmy Hawkins of Brandon and Gerald Hawkins of Madison; four grandchildren.

            Visitation will be from noon to service time Saturday.

 

EDITH GOODWIN

BELMONT - Edith Clement Goodwin, 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at the Red Bay Hospital. A native of Tishomingo County, she was a factory worker and a homemaker. She attended Providence Primitive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Roger Wood, Bro. William McClellan and Bro. Billy West officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include two caretaker nieces and their children, Sara Goodwin Palmer of Okolona, Wiliese Goodwin Cain and husband, Sammy, of Olive Branch, Tracey Hollimon and husband, Joey, of Jackson, Casey Palmer of Olive Branch and daughter, Hannah Palmer, of Okolona, Mark Cain and wife, Cindy, Stephanie Cain, Rachel Cain and Matthew Cain, all of Collierville, Tenn., Carol Cain Taylor and Holli Taylor, both of Olive Branch; two brothers, Judge Clement and wife, Avelene, of Belmont and Charles Clement and wife, Alma, of Sheffield, Ala.; 28 other nieces and nephews; 70 great-nieces and great-nephews; many great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Zeke Goodwin; her parents, Doc and Mary Clement; and nine brothers and sisters, John Clement, Eula Clement, Edward Clement, D.W. Clement, Annie Frost, Ila Prestage, Inez Goodwin, LaRue Montgomery and Ida Allen.

Pallbearers will be nephews - J.C. Clement, Jackie Clement, Steve Frost, Junior Prestage, Shane Montgomery and Eric Montgomery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Yvonne Newell, Howard Sparks, Joe Davis and David Graham.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today and until service time Friday.

 

ARLIS R. GOODWIN

GOLDEN - Arlis R. Goodwin, 86, died Wednesday, December 19, 1990, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He attended New Providence Primitive Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Pleat ant Site Masonic Lodge. He was retired farmer and school bus driver.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today the Deaton Funeral Home Chapel Belmont with full Masonic rites The Rev. J. B. Brimingham and the Rev. Lee Page will officiate. Burial will he in the Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Goodwin of Golden; one daughter, Sammie Lee Pounds of Golden one grandson and one great grandson.

Pallbearers will be Clayton Good win, Stanley Hammond, Samuel Dickerson, Ottis George, Anthony Page and Joey Pace.

 

 

JOHN GOODWIN

NEW SITE ‑ John William Goodwin, 70, died Friday, March 28, 1997, at Booneville Baptist Hospital after an extended illness He was retired from Custom Furniture and a member of East Prentiss Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p m. Sunday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Seder Founders Goodwin; four daughters, Brenda Murphy of Waco, Texas, Dianne Cron of Tupelo, Wanda Pace of Memphis and Kathy McElhaney of Dallas; two sons, William Fred Good in of New Site and Milton Ray Goodin of Hill's Chapel Community; four sisters, Demos Brackeen of Booneville, Christine Harris of Corinth, Gwen Taylor and Colas Ward, both of Marietta; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild

He was preceded in death by one sister, Maggie Wheelington.

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

 

JOHNNIE GOODWIN

GOLDEN ‑ Johnnie Goodwin, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003; at the lush Hos­pital. She was a native of Mississippi. She was retired from Glenn Manufactur­ing after 15 years. She attended New Providence Primitive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Elder Cecil Woodruff and Elder Clin­ton Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Sammie Lee Pounds and husband, Charles, of Golden; two brothers, David Jake Page and O'Neal Page of Red Bay, Ala.; a grandson, Andy Pounds and wife, Rita, of Golden; three great-grandchildren, Luke Pounds, Erin Pounds and Anna Pounds, all of Golden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Adis R. Goodwin in 1990; two sisters, ids Williams and Sally Goaden; two brothers, James "Jim" Page and Willard "Bill" Page; and her parents, Lee and Mattie Page.

Pallbearers will be Lee Page, Anthony Page, Joel Page, David Page, Alec Page, Billy Joe Williams and James Williams.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

JOHNNIE GOODWIN

GOLDEN - Johnnie Goodwin, 97, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at the Iuka Hospital. She was a native of Mississippi. She was retired from Glenn Manufacturing after 15 years. She attended New Providence Primitive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Elder Cecil Woodruff and Elder Clinton Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Sammie Lee Pounds and husband, Charles, of Golden; two brothers, David Jake Page and O'Neal Page of Red Bay, Ala.; a grandson, Andy Pounds and wife, Rita, of Golden; three great-grandchildren, Luke Pounds, Erin Pounds and Anna Pounds, all of Golden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlis R. Goodwin in 1990; two sisters, Iris Williams and Sally Goaden; two brothers, James "Jim" Page and Willard "Bill" Page; and her parents, Lee and Mattie Page.

Pallbearers will be Lee Page, Anthony Page, Joel Page, David Page, Alec Page, Billy Joe Williams and James Williams.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

 

LESSIE GOODWIN

BOONEVILLE - Lessie R. Holley Goodwin, 99, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a long illness. She was born Nov. 25, 1903, in Prentiss County to the late J. M. and Mary Cochran Holley. She was baptized into the Methodist Church and was a homemaker. She loved all arts and crafts, flowers and her home.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dexter Wilemon Officiating. Burial will be in the Little Brown Cemetery,

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Frances Riddle, Tommie Todd and Helen Long and her husband, William T., all of Booneville; three grandchildren, Terry Todd and his wife of Booneville, Judy Gatti and her husband, Jack, of San Antonio, Texas, and Jeff Long and his wife, Sharon, of Booneville; four great-grandchildren, Cameron Gatti, Zachery Gatti, Brittany Long and Kaitlyn Lone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Prentiss Goodwin; and two sons-in-law, Jack Riddle and Thomas Todd.

Pallbearers will be Gale Warren, Bobby Whitehead, Randle Mayo, Euel Wilemon, Billy Maddox and Bobby Maddox.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

LUCY VIRLON GOODWIN

BOONEVILLE - Lucy Virlon Goodwin, 81, died Tuesday at her home after an extended illness. She was a homemaker and member of the Methodist 1 church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Glover and the Rev. Steve DeVore officiating. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Vaudry Goodwin of Booneville; one daughter, Thelma Rutherford of Ripley; one granddaughter.

 

OZEMA DAIR GOODWIN

Ozema Dair Goodwin, 81, died Sunday, May 19, 2002, at the luka Hospital. She was a native of Mississippi. She was retired and a former employee of Blue Bell Inc. and the luka Hospital. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Goodwin, in 1971.

Services were at 1 p.m.

Wednesday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. Marc Howard and the Rev. Joe Cobb officiating. Burial was in Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Long, Johnny Long, Darrell Montgomery, Tom Grimes, Floyd Montgomery and Harold Gray.

 

PEACHIE GOODWIN

BOONEVILLE - Peachie Goodwin, 93, died Wednesday, Aug. 7 1996, in her home. She was a retired business woman and a member of the East Booneville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Goodwin.

Services were Thursday, Aug. 8, at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Russell Clouse officiating. Burial was in the Little Brown Cemetery,

Survivors include one son, Glen Goodwin of Booneville; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Phillips of Starkville and Kenneth Goodwin of Booneville; five great-grandchildren, Leslie Phillips, Wesley Goodwin, Anna Kate Goodwin, and twins, Caroline Goodwin and Conner Goodwin.

 

 

THOMAS VAUDRY GOODWIN

BOONEVILLE - Thomas Vaudry Goodwin 85, died Saturday at his residence. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Gloves and the Rev. Jeff Pruitt officiating. Burial will be in the Mi. Nebo Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Thelma Rutherford of Ripley, one grandchild.

 

 

ERMA M. GOOGE

Erma M. Googe, 78, of Ocoee, Fla., formerly of Booneville, died Monday, April 30, 2001.

Services were Thursday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at the Ocoee Church of Christ with Minister David Hartbarger officiating. Burial was in Ocoee Cemetery. Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Googe was a retired teacher, having taught for 16 years. She was a member of the Booneville and Ocoee Churches of Christ and was involved in several women's groups within the church and helped with various activities. She was born in Colbert County, Ala., and grew up in Marietta and Booneville, the daughter of Rather C. and Artie M. Sparks of Brewer Street. She studied for a nursing degree in Booneville.

She is the widow of Kenneth Howard Googe, who died in 1984.

She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Googe of Spring Hill, Fla., James Googe of Clermont, Fla., and Douglas Googe of Ocoee, Fla.; a sister, Mary Nichols of Ripley, Tenn.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to any local Hospice organization.

 

GEORGE WALKER GOOGE JR.

George Walker Googe Jr., 73, of Jackson, Tenn., died Monday, Sept. 16, 1985, at Jackson Madison General Hospital following an illness of four months.

Services were Wednesday, Sept. 18, from Main Street Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Directors in Jackson, Tenn. Billy Watson, minister, officiated. Burial was in Henry Cemetery in Corinth.

Mr. Googe was born in Rienzi, the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. G.W. Googe of Rienzi. He was elected mayor of Rienzi in 1936. He retired in 1975 as supervisor of operations for ICG railroad. He was a member of Allen and Edgewood Church of Christ in Jackson.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Luna Nell Morton Googe; one daughter, Mrs. Janeen Googe Smith of Jackson; one son, George Morton Googe of Jackson; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Googe Belser of Florence, Ala., and Miss Louise Googe of Corinth; and two grandchildren.

 

NELLIE NICHOLSON GOOGE

Nellie Nicholson Googe, 91, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001, at Dogwood Plantation in Saltillo.

Services were Thursday, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Lee Cole and Minister Doug Greenway officiating. Remarks were given by Jay Shannon of Dogwood Plantation. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mrs. Googe was born Dec. 30, 1909, in Prentiss County. She was a retired employee of the dietary department at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. After retirement she served a number of years as a volunteer at the hospital. She was a member of the Booneville Church of Christ. She was a longtime member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Her father served in the Mississippi Company A Infantry division during the Civil War. She enjoyed quilting, flowers and gardening. She was the widow Y of Shelby Green Googe.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathryn Floyd and her husband, Kenneth, of Booneville; two sons, James Googe and his wife, Margaret, and Charles Googe and his wife, Betty, all of Booneville; one sister, Effie Pharr of Booneville; eight grandchildren, Sandra Gordon, Susan Jones and her husband, William, Molly Hodge and her husband, Stewart, and Kenny Floyd, all of Booneville, Eddie Googe of Memphis, Jim Googe and his wife, Lisa, of New Albany, April Gough and her husband, Sean, of Union Grove, Ala., and Melanie Iskander and her husband, Henein of Forrest City, Ark.; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Jefferson and Lavada Finch Nicholson; a grandson, Mark Floyd; five brothers; a sister; and several half-brothers and half-sisters.

Her grandsons were pallbearers.

 

 

IKE GOOLSBY

Alvin Dwight "Ike" Goolsby, 36, died Monday, July 2, 2001, in Prentiss County.

Services were Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m. at Ruben Chapel CME Church with the Rev. Ada Christian officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Goolsby was a member of Ruben Chapel CME Church at Baldwyn and Masonic Lodge 20-C.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Denise Goolsby of Baldwyn; one son, Donate Goolsby of Baldwyn; one daughter, Amber Miller of Baldwyn; three sisters, Cynthia Parham and her husband, Thomas, Wanda Magee and her husband, Eddie, and Eartha Pegues, all of Oxford; two brothers, Rico D. Goolsby of South Bend, Ind., and Anthony D. Goolsby of Oxford; his father-in-law, Curtis Miller of Booneville; his mother-inlaw, Emma Miller of Booneville; a special cousin, Willie Ray Goolsby.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Goolsby; and a brother, A. L. Goolsby.

 

MORRIS GORDEN

BALDWYN - Morris "M" Gorden, 94, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at his home. He was born in the small town of Ritsev in Russia on Feb. 2, 1910. As a young boy he immigrated to the United States where he rejoined an older brother, living and working for a number of years in Coffeeville, Miss. In 1932, he wed Sadie Siegel, to whom he was married for 67 years until her death. Together they opened M. Gorden's Department Store on Main Street in Baldwyn. In the difficult year of 1933, Morris an his business were cornerstones of their community for over 60 years. He was dedicated to his Jewish faith and was a founder and lifelong member of the Temple B'Nai Israel of Tupelo. During his life, he was an active participant in many civic and community organization, including the Rotary Club, (he received the Paul Harris Fellow Award), the Shriners and the Baldwyn School Board as well as important Jewish charities. In addition he was a founder and served for many years as Chairman of the Board of the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Baldwyn.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Beth El Emeth Cemetery in Memphis with Rabbi Joel Finkelstein officiating. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family will also receive visitors at 3 p.m. Friday at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn prior to a memorial service that will begin at 4 p.m.

Survivors include one son, Dr. Phillip Gorden and wife, Vivian, of Bethesda, Md.; two grandsons, Dr. Lee Gorden and wife, Dr. Joan Gorden, of Nashville, Tenn., and Dr. Jed Gorden of Seattle, Wash.; one great-grandson, Isaac William Gorden of Nashville.

 

VIRGINIA GORDON

BALDWYN - Virginia Barnett Gordon, 83, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Prentiss County. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of Northeast Mississippi Community College, and a member of the Prentiss County Industrial Board and the Advisory Committee of the Tennessee Regional Planning Commission. After the death of her husband, Charlie Murray Gordon, in 1973, she served as vice president of the Prentiss County Board of Supervisors for two years. Active in civic affairs, she served as president, secretary and treasurer of the Cosmopolitan Club. She was a member of the Natchez Trace Chapter of the DAR and an honorary colonel on the staff of Gov. Cliff Finch. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Baldwyn, where she was a charter member of the Women's Christian Service Association.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bruce Little officiating. Burial will be in Baldwyn Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Ruth Carol Gordon Palmertree of Starkville; one son, Charles Shelton Gordon of Frankstown; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom Barnett of Tupelo.

Pallbearers will be Joe Wayne Garner, Dennis Heavener, Rex Coggins, Bob Arnold, J. P. Davis, Mike Ford, Mike Tutor and Thomas Kennum.

 

 

JANET LYNN GORE

The eldest daughter of Booneville Vice Mayor/Alderman Bobby Goddard was slain over the weekend in her California home and Goddard's son-in-law has been incarcerated in connection with her death.

Officials said the body of Janet Lynn Gore, 48, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., was found in a ditch in the neighboring Fontana community early Sunday morning. She had last been seen alive around midnight, officials stated.

A jogger spotted the Booneville native's body lying face-up in a remote area and then ran to a nearby store to alert local law enforcement officials.

Officials said the woman died from blunt force trauma to her head and that the crime occurred in the home she shared with he husband, Sam Gore, 49.

Gore had reported his wife missing around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Law enforcement officers said Gore late admitted to killing his wife of 30 years but claimed the fatal injury was accidental.

Reports say the victim was struck by a 2 lb. rock.

Gore was arrested Sunday night and incarcerated at the West Valley Detention Center suspicion of murdering his wife.

He was scheduled for arraignment Tuesday in Fontana Superior Court on murder charges. He was being held without bond.

Detective Ray Schneiders of the Fontana Police Department's Homicide-Robbery Unit is investigating Mrs. Gore's

Mrs. Gore was in Booneville in April when her parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Mr. Gore also lived in Booneville a number of years ago when his father pastored a local church.

Mayor Wayne Michael said he would like to express sympathy to the Goddard family "This has been a great shock to all of us and we want the Goddard family to know we are thinking of them."

JoAnn Goddard, mother of the victim, was hospitalized earlier this week due to causes unrelated to the tragedy.

Mrs. Gore's remains will be returned to Booneville for burial. Funeral services, which are being handled by McMillan Funeral Home were incomplete Tuesday but will be announced by the funeral home at a later date.

 

THOMAS GOWER

BALDWYN - Thomas Charles Gower, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Oct. 6, 1926, and was a lifetime resident of Baldwyn. He graduated from Baldwyn High School and Mississippi State University. He was a John Deere farm equipment dealer for 35 years and was a farm and timberland owner in Lee County. He was one of the original co-organizers of the Baldwyn State Bank in 1973, serving as a member of the Board of Directors and the banks first president until 1980. He was a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District and held the offices of president and secretary. He formerly served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the North Mississippi Medical Center, the Board of Directors of Mid-South Farm Equipment Association and as a two-term alderman in the town of Baldwyn. He was the former chairman of the Lee County Democratic Executive Committee and was a former member of the Vocational Advisory Board at Northeast Mississippi Community College. He was a member and 50-year Deacon at the Baldwyn First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Waters Funeral Home with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in the Baldwyn Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jean Elizabeth Jones Gower; a daughter, Charlotte Gower McElroy and her husband, Tommy, of Tupelo; two grandsons, Mel and Chuck McElroy; a sister, Connie Gower Juno of Prairie Village, Kan.; a brother-in-law, James Mack Jones and his wife, Aster; two nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Charles "Chuck" Gower Jr.; and his parents, Lavaida and Tom Gower.

Pallbearers will be Fred Bennett, Tom Childs, Eric Clark, Jimmy Cunningham, Billy Davis, Norris Faust, Billy Glover, John McElroy, Brandon Presley, Leland Roberts, Mike Sullivan, Sonny Weir and Dan Wilford.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. today and from noon until service time Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made tot he Baldwyn First Baptist Church or to the Magnolia Bend Personal Care Home, 1101 West Chambers Drive, Booneville, MS 38829.

 

JERRY GOYER

IUKA - Jerry Goyer, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at the Baptist Hospital-Montclair in Birmingham, Ala. She was a charter member of Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis where she was a day school teacher and Superintendent of Sunday School. She later became a member of the Iuka United Methodist Church. She was active in various women's charity and medical organizations

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Iuka United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ed Temple officiating. Entombment will be in the Memorial Park Mausoleum in Memphis. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Thomas Goyer of Iuka; one son, Thomas Goyer III of Memphis; two daughter, Ginger Scarborough of Birmingham, Ala., and Patricia Bess of Richmond, Va.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sale Yeargain Jr.; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sale Yeargain Sr.

Pallbearers will be D.O. Jourdan III, R.L. Brown III, Tom Goyer IV, Todd Scarborough, Gene Jourdan and R.L. Brown Jr.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

BONNIE LEE "COUNTRY" GRAHAM

Bonnie Lee "Country" Graham, 87, a native of Baldwyn and a resident of Oxford for 52 years, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, in Oxford after a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 16. Burial was in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. There were no Local survivors.

 

KENNY GRAHAM

CORINTH - Darryl "Kenny" Graham, 57, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born July 17, 1947, in Corinth to John and Loucille K. Graham. He attended Corinth High School. He owned and operated Tri-State Antique and Flea Market and Graham Amusement. He was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Curtis officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, John and Loucille K. Graham of Corinth; one brother, James Graham of Corinth; his sisters-in-law, Brenda Powell of Rienzi and Dorothy Hasting of Corinth; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda H. Graham; and his grandparents, John C. and Fora Graham and Erby and Ethel Kennedy.

Pallbearers will be Greg Meeks, Randy Hasting, Tommy Graham, Brian Graham, Donnie Graham and Tommy Floyd.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

DOROTH GRAHAM

WHEELER - Dorothy Graham, 72, died Monday, April 30, 2001. She was a retired employee of the U. S. Postal Service and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Waters Funeral Home Chapel it Baldwyn with Bro. Jimmy Glove and the Rev. Tim Green officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Garden.

Survivors include one daughter Sandy Walton, and her husband Gordon, of Wheeler: two sisters Martha Wallis of Baldwyn and Marlene Young of Kenosha, Wis. two brothers, Barns Arnold o Baldwyn and Russell Arnold o Blue Springs; two grandchildren Katie Walton and Daniel Walton several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Graham; one daughter, Janice Graham; one sister, Jessie Bullock; and her parents, Dewey and Clara Cox Arnold.

 

FRANCES GRAHAM

BOONEVILLE - Frances Elizabeth Graham, 96, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born May 2, 1907, in Prentiss County to David and Lillian Maybelle Reese Hatfield. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard and the great outdoors.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Terry Scott and Bro. Mark Cagle officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Louise "Gus" Mayo, Avis "Dude" White, Barbara "Bob" Vandevander, and Ena "Sally" Davis, all of Booneville; a son, David "Dag" Graham of Booneville; 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Allen Graham, on Jan. 31, 1979; her parents; and a brother, Acker Hatfield.

Pallbearers will be Kerry White, Sam White, David White, Kim White, Ray Saylors, Allen Davis, Mitchell Davis, Eric Davis, Kevin McCoy, Dusty Chism, David Graham and Jason Graham.

Visitation will continue from 8 a.m. to service time today.

 

HALLIE GRAHAM

Hallie Graham, 84, of Baldwyn, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 1985, at his residence after a brief illness.

Services were Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. J.C. McIntire officiating. Burial was in Lebanon Cemetery.

Mr. Graham was a retired farmer and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie Mae Graham; one daughter, Betty Roberts of Tupelo; three sons, Horace Graham of Baldwyn and Wesley Graham and Willard Graham, both of Wheeler; one sister, Etta Kelly of Booneville; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

 

LEROY GRAHAM

GOLDEN - Leroy Graham, 79, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at the North Miss. Medical Center. He was born April 17, 1925, to Walter and Mattie Wood Graham. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marion Waddle, Bro. Terry Paul Graham and Bro. Roger Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Gail Pettigo of Golden; four sons, Larry Graham and wife, Gail, Tommy Graham and wife, Carolyn, and Gary Graham and wife, Kathy, all of Fulton, and Dale Graham of Mantachie; 11 grandchildren, Candi, Brant, Chad, Summer, Adam, Charity and Jamie Graham, Kimberly Stone, April Nichols, Tammy Culver and Brad Pettigo; 10 great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Tyler and Avory Graham, Steven Stone, Cole Stanford, Tia and Justin Pettigo, Madison, Christa and Riley Culver; two brothers, Shelby Graham and wife, Ravnell, and Elvin Graham and wife, Sue; one sister, Earnestine Wilson and husband, Johnny.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Cleveland Graham; five brothers; and three sisters.

Pallbearers will be Jamie, Chad, Brant and Adam Graham, Brad Pettigo, Allan Culver, Billy Stone and Chris Nichols.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

 

LELAND GRAHAM

            NETTLETON ‑ Lowery Leland Graham, 56, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1943, in Lauderdale County, Ala., to James R. Graham Sr. and Lots Corrine Alred Graham. He was a lifelong resident of Nettleton. He was a retired employee of BellSouth and a Pentecostal.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tisdale‑Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Nettleton with the Rev Larry Hill, the Rev. J.C. Christian and the Rev. Aubrey Boren officiating. Burial will be in Gray's Cemetery.

            Survivors include his wife, Janice Jumper Graham of Nettleton; two sons, Kenneth Leland Graham of Nettleton, and David Wesley Graham and his wife, Susan Hurst, of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, Ralph Graham, and his wife, Elizabeth, of Plantersville; his father‑In‑law and mother‑in‑law, Mr. and Mrs. Murry Jumper of Nettleton; one granddaughter, Leah Kathryn Graham of Nettleton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ned Byron Graham.

Pallbearers will be Dan Monaghan, Jimmy Coggin, AI Fields, Gerald Gillard, Carlos Owens and Mark Hendrix,

            Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

            Memorials may be made to the First United Pentecostal Church in Tupelo.

 

M.D. GRAHAM

CORINTH - M.D. "Dee" Graham, 91, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at Country Cottage. He taught vocational agriculture in Morton and in Kossuth until retiring to his farm near Biggersville. He was reared in Prentiss County, where he was a star athlete at Wheeler School, playing both basketball and football. He later played both sports at Union University. He was a member of Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. J.G. Babb and the Rev. Tony Pounders officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Survivors include a special niece, Charlotte VanDevender and husband, Ed, of Preston; a brother, Cecil Graham and wife, Maxine, of Columbus; a sister, Hattie Bell Saucier of Paducah, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Marie Graham of Oxford; other nieces and nephews.

He was receded in death by his wife of 53 years, Leda V. Donnell Graham; his father, George T. Graham; his mother, Ada Lou Steele Graham; and two brothers, Harold Otto Graham and B.L. "Country" Graham.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday.

 

MARIE GRAHAM

TREMONT - Marie Graham, 79, died Friday, June 27, 2003, in Belmont. She was born Feb. 1, 1924, to James Edward and Edith Walker Overton. She was a homemaker and a member of Shady Valley Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. William McCellan officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Ann Credille and husband, Ricky, of Belmont; a son, John Graham and wife, Sarah, of Mantachie; five grandchildren, Jeff Credille of Tupelo, Randy Credille and wife, Stacy, of Fulton, Patrick Graham of Mantachie, Stephanie Sartin and husband, Wade, of Tremont, and Misti Credille of Tupelo; three great-grandchildren, Nicole Sartin, Jessie Sartin and Marly Grace Credille; a special niece, Mary McCullar of Franklin, Tenn.; two sisters, Eloise Cobb and Ivah Tyler of Double Springs, Ala.; a brother, Devon Overton and wife, Margaret, of Lynn, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleborn Graham; a son, Steven Graham; two brothers, Arnold Overton and Sonny Overton; and a great-grandson, Christian Keith Credille.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Graham, Randy Credille, Eddie Densmore, Wayne Nelson, James Manasco and Donnie Sartin.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Sunday.

 

WILLIE "BULL" GRAHAM

Willie "Bull" Graham, 33, of Baldwyn, died Tuesday. Jan. 23. 2001. at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness.

Services were Friday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Pete McCoy and Bro. Bill Burcham officiating. Burial was in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Graham was a furniture factory worker and a member of Wheeler Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jennine Thomas Graham; one son, T. J. Graham of the home: his mother, Margaret James of Bakersfield, Calif.; his foster parents, Jerry and Judy Hatfield of Wheeler, his grandparents, Wesley and Ella Graham of Wheeler and Faye Rhoades of Bakersfield, Calif., his great-grandmothers, Eunice Stokes and Mammie Graham, both of Wheeler, three sisters, Dottie Graham of Bakersfield, Rhonda Chittom and Kathy Hall. both of Booneville, five brothers, Jerry Graham Jr. and Timmy Graham, both of Bakersfield, Stevie Hatfield of Dry Creek, Keith Hatfield of Booneville and Kevin Hatfield of Baldwyn: and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Mack Garner, Mitchell Garner, Jeff Stanford, Paul Eaton, Sammy Frederick, Scotty Enis, Phillip Durbin and Kenny Ray Graham.

 

AVANELL GRAMMAR

BALDWYN - Avanell Grammar, 76, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was retired from Bluebell after more than 40 years of employment. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Baldwyn. She was a member of the Eastern Star for more than 40 years and served as secretary for 20 years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kesler-Coggins Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Robert Wood officiating. Burial will be in the Ozark Cemetery.

Survivors include four sisters, Mareda Gusmus and Noble of Saltillo, Sue Anderson and Bill of New Albany, Geraldine Carr and Dale of Saltillo, and Mary Dean Kesler of Baldwyn; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Grammar of Marietta; a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Furman and Ella Hall Grammar; a sister, Gladys Means; and two brothers, Trammell and Travis Grammar.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Carr, Danny Kesler, Chuck Gusmus, Mike Gusmus, Willie Gusmus and Tony Gusmus.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

 

MARY ELLEN GRAMMER

IUKA - Mary Ellen Grammer, 63, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Robert G. "Bob" Grammer Sr. of Iuka; her mother, Blanche Alvarez of Iuka; three sons, Charles Grammer of Hamburg, Pa., Robert Grammer Jr. of Belmont and Daniel Grammer of Delta, Pa.; a brother, Lewis J. Alvarez Sr. of Port Richey, Fla.; three grandchildren.

 

HAZEL GRANT

GUNTOWN - Hazel Grant, 68, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guntown Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed playing dominoes, and playing with her dogs and cats.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at the Guntown Assembly of God with Bro. Merle Floyd and Bro. Bobby White officiating. Burial will be in Brices Crossroads Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Floyd of Guntown and Ruby Ford of Baldwyn; a brother, Willie Lee "Bill" Floyd and wife, Nancy, of Indiana; several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Grant; her parents, John P. and Nannie Roberts Floyd; an infant sister, Ivy Pearl Floyd; and two brothers, John Thomas Floyd and James Richard Floyd.

Pallbearers will be Larry Coggins, Pat Coker, J.C. Coggins, Barry Hallmark, Frankie Hallmark and Jeremy Stanley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mackie Floyd and Billy Williams.

The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

 

VERA D. GRAVES

Vera D. Graves, 80, of Heber Springs, Ark., died July 12, 2001, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy, Ark.

Services were Sunday, July 15, at 3 p.m. at Jacinto Church of Christ with burial in the church cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Mrs. Graves was born in Jacinto on July 13, 1920, to the late Luther and Mirinda Jenkins Davis. She had lived in Heber Springs the last 16 years. She was a member of Heber Springs Church of Christ, a volunteer at Cleburne County Cares in Heber Springs and was a member of the Retired Border Patrol Association. She was the widow of Edmond Thomas Graves who passed away Oct. 27, 1999.

She is survived by two daughters, Glenda Hillard and Narka Harris and her husband, Bennie, all of Heber Springs; two sons, Edmond Troy Graves and his wife, Cheryl, of Booneville and Thomas Roy Graves and his wife, Linda, of Chesapeak, Va; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

 

MRS. ALICE PEARL GRAY

Rites For Mrs. Alice Pearl Gray Held Fri.

Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Pearl Gray, of New Site were held Friday afternoon at Little Brown Church with Bro. J. A. Thornton officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery with McMillan Funeral directors in charge.

Mrs. Gray died at her home on Wednesday, January 8 at 4:30 p.m. following an illness of two years. She was a native of Prentiss County and was 82 years of age.

She leaves two sons, Olen Gray of New Site and Ray McCown of New Site, and a sister, Mrs. Mattie Rice of New Site.

Source: Banner Independent Newspaper – Thursday January 23, 1964

 

AVO GRAY

CAIRO‑ Avo Gray, 89 died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, Victory Memorial Hospital in Waukegan, Ill., after a brief illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Lebanon Free Will Baptist Church

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Lebanon Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Corbett and the Rev Horace McComb, officiating. Burial will be in New Lebanon Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Patterson, and her husband; Paul, of Zion, Ill.; one granddaughter; Cindy Finn, and her husband Grover; two great‑grandchildren, Jacob and Jillianne Finn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lenard P. Gray; her parents, James and Delta Vandevander, one daughter. Bobbie Jean Gray, and four brothers, Bernard J. C. Garland and Harem Vandevander

Visitation will be from 3 to r, p n, today and until 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

BILLY GRAY

IUKA - Billy Gray, 72, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He worked for the City of Iuka for 16 years and later worked for the Tishomingo County 2nd District until retirement. He was a member of the Iuka Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Iuka Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Holcomb officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Twirlah Gray of Iuka; a son, Benny Gray and wife, Patricia, of Iuka; a brother, Howard Gray of Harrisburg, Ark.; two grandchildren, Benjamin Gray and wife, Renee, of Iuka, and Brandon Gray of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arbie and Ima Gray; and two brothers, Troy and James Gray.

Pallbearers will be Benjamin Gray, Brandon Gray, Randy Stringer, Robert Stringer, Buddy James and Jeff Moyers.

Memorials may be made to the Iuka Baptist Church Television Ministry, 105 W. Eastport St., Iuka MS 38852.

 

BLANCHE CUNNINGHAM GRAY

Blanche Cunningham Gray, 90, died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at the North Mississippi- Medical Center. She was a native of Arkansas. She was a seamstress for 50 years and a member of High­land Baptist Church for more than 40 years.

Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Highland Baptist Church with the Rev. Maurice Pinkston and the Rev. Jeromy Harris officiating. Burial was in Paradise Cemetery. Deator

Funeral Home of Belmont was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Jeanette Storment of Memphis and Linda Pinkston of Ramer, Tenn.; three sisters, Lela Gamble of luka, Maxine Loveless of Booneville and Ruth Welch of Henderson, Tenn.; six grandchildren; nine, great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Gray, and two children, Rosemary Gray

and Scotty Gray.

Her nephews served as pallbearers.

 

CHARLES W. GRAY

BURNSVILLE - Charles W. Gray, 84, died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. He was a native of Burnsville and the son of the late Wesley and Betty McDuffy Gray. After his marriage, he and his wife moved to Chicago area, returning to Burnsville upon retirement. He enjoyed fishing.

Services were Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Glen. Burial was in Harmony Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Rhoda Gray of Burnsville; three daughters, Glenda Martin, Kathie Gray and Cindy Appleby, all of the Chicago area; four grandchildren, Melanie Martin, Jason Martin, Kathleen Appleby and Robert Appleby, all of Chicago; a great-grandchild, Erin Picman; a nephew, Lonnie Gray of Chicago; a niece, Evelyn Simpson of Marked Tree, Ark.

Pallbearers were Arlie South, Howard South, Jim Appleby, William Appleby, Robert Appleby and Tracy Crum.

 

CHRISTINE GRAY

BURNSVILLE - Christine McDuffy Gray, 67, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. She was a former employee of the Iuka Shirt Factory and Winfield Manufacturing. She enjoyed gardening, yard sales and the outdoors.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home in Glen with Bro. Bobby Johnson and Bro. Merle Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Joey Gray of Burnsville, and Eugene Gray and wife, Dee Anna, of Olive Branch; two daughters, Linda G. Lovelace of Iuka, and Lisa Lovelace and husband, Mike, of Belmont; four brothers, Talmadge McDuffy, Bill McDuffy and Hershel McDuffy, all of Iuka, and Jack McDuffy of Bowling Green, Ky.; a sister, Mamie Adams of Iuka; eight grandchildren, Curtis Lovelace and John Lovelace of Iuka, Dewayne Lovelace, Kayla Lovelace, Kelly Lovelace, all of Belmont, and Ricky Gray, Ricka Gray and Randy Gray, all of Olive Branch; three great-grandchildren, Rachel Marie Lovelace and Skylar Ray Lovelace of Allsboro, Ala., and JamesMichael Cory Lovelace of Belmont.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. "Hob" Gray; a son, Kenny Gray; her parents, James Alfred and Verda Mae McDuffy; and a sister, Myrtle Ruth McDuffy.

Pallbearers will be Jessie Glenn McDuffy, Dennis McDuffy, Malcolm McDuffy, Brett McDuffy, Jeff McDuffy and David Wilson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Randy McDuffy and Tracey McDuffy.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to the American Cancer Society.

 

CLYNESE GRAY

MARIETTA - Clynese Gray, 86, of Marietta, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at Longwood Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was a member of Zion Rest Church of Christ. She was a retired librarian at Marietta Elementary School and former Justice Court Judge of Prentiss County.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home with Minister Tony Brown and Minister Grady Wigginton officiating. Burial will be in the Zions Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Betty Warren and husband, Jerry, of Marietta; three sons, Gerald Gray and wife, Pat, of Booneville, Eddie Gray and wife, Vicki, and Ken Gray, all of Marietta; one sister, Sybil Boren of Marietta; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Gray; and one sister, Louise Scott.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

DENNY GRAY

CORINTH - Denny Ward Gray, 75, died Sunday, March 23, 2003, at his residence.

He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran, retired from ITT. He loved his family, friends, watching sports, especially Alabama football, and the outdoors.

Services are at 1 p.m. today at Oakland Baptist Church. Burial is in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Randy Bostick officiating. Magnolia Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years Erlene Gray of Corinth; one son, Kevin Gray and his wife Monica of Southaven; five daughters, Janis Robinson and her husband Jackie, Leann Willis and her husband David, Paula Gray, Alicia Benjamin and her husband Rickey and Alana Stone and her husband Randy, all of Corinth; two sisters, Wilhemina Brooks and her husband Bill and Sue Thomas, all of Florence, Ala.; two brothers-in-law, Arlie Wicker and his wife Amy of Memphis and Kenneth Rushing of Big Bear City, Calif.; a sister-in-law Doris McClendon of Moscow, Tenn.; the mother of his children, Evelyn McAnally Gray of Corinth; 12 grandchildren, Shelley Gray and her husband Steven, Jennifer Hancock and her husband Kevin, Stacey Perriman and her husband Chad, Cassie Brooks and her husband Wesley, Chad Benjamin, Cindy Spencer and her husband David, Mandy Spencer and her husband Roger, Brandon Nash, Dustin Stone, Bruce Stone, all of Corinth, and L.B. Gray and Christopher Gray, both of Southaven; six great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was proceded in death by his father, Homer Gray; mother, Zetha Lovelace Gray; and two granddaugters, Sherry Benjamin Switcher and Amber Nicole Gray.

Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time today at Oakland Baptist Church.

 

FANNIE GRAY

Fannie Alma Calton Gray, 94, of Booneville, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Landmark Nursing and Rehab Facility.

Services were held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Horace McCombs officiating. Burial was in Liberty Ceme­tery.

Mrs. Gray was a member of Carolina Methodist Church and a housewife. She was preceded in death by her husband, George B. Gray; two sons, James Gray and Billy Gray; several sisters and brothers; and a grandson, David Gray.

She is survived by one son, J. R. Gray of Booneville; one sister, Ada Gilley of Booneville; 16 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

 

JACK GRAY

BOONEVILLE - Garvin Roy "Jack" Gray, 83, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at the North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo after a brief illness. He was retired from Brown Shoes. He was a member of Rowland Mills Baptist Church where he was a deacon. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Randy Bonds.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Edward Stacy and Bro. Frankie Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Rowland Mills Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Gray; one daughter, Linda Bonds and her husband, Paul, of Booneville; one son, Roy Gray and his wife, Sandra, of Booneville; one sister, Imogean Smith of Columbus, Ohio; two grandchildren, Jessica Bonds and Roxanne Lollar; six great-grandchildren, Kaleigh Dunaway, Kate Richey, Tim Lollar, Myleea Lollar, Neil Lollar and Brandy Strahan.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

GRACIE GRAY

NEW SITE  Grace Gray, 78, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness She was retired after 30 years of employment at Brown Shoe Company and 10 years at Daniel Nursing Home in Fulton. She was a member of New Site Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Gray; her parents, John and Cleo Harris; one brother, Dexter Harris; and two grandchildren.

            Services will be at 3 P. M. today a( McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard Denson officiating. Burial will be in Zion Rest Cemetery.

            Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Ann Cole and her husband, Aaron, of Booneville, Dorothy Sue Willis and her husband, William of Baldwyn, Nellie Ashby of Waukegan IIL, and Pamela Yates of New Site two sons, Olen C. Gray Jr., and his wife, Sherry, and Terry Wayne Gray, all of New Site; one brother, Erastus Harris of Gurnee, Ill: nine grandchildren and nine great‑grandchildren.

            Pallbearers will be Tommy McCoy, Johnny McKinney, Jerry Horns, Stan Johnson, Wesley Spencer and Don Dawson.

            Visitation will last until service time today.

 

HAROLD M. GRAY

RED BAY, Ala. - Harold M. Gray, 73, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. A native of Tishomingo County, he was a salesman and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Belmont.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay, Ala., with Bro. Marc Howard and Bro. Verbon Vandiver officiating. Burial will be in the Free Holiness Church Cemetery in Red Bay.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Syble Gray of Red Bay, Ala.; two daughters, Regina Markham of Red Bay and Mechelle Lancaster of Russellville, Ala.; four sons, Phillip Gray of Iuka, Billy Gray of Alexandria, La., and Tim Gray and Jeff Gray, both of Belmont; two sisters, Mary Montgomery of Belmont and Dot Vinson of Phoenix, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Joshua Markham of Red Bay, Ala., and Nicole Lancaster and Daniel Lancaster, both of Russellville, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Zeke and Cecil Gray, and a brother, William Albert Gray.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Markham, Ricky Lindley, Shelby Lindley Jr., Brian Wallace and Darrell Montgomery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Saturday.

 

HUBERT GRAY

CORINTH - Hubert Olen Gray, 73, died Tuesday, March 4, 1997, at his residence in Glen. He was born July 14, 1923, to Henry H. and Nora Brown Gray. He was a farmer and construction worker, and a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. He was a Mason and a member of Union Local 624. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ben Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Iuka.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Gray of Glen; one son, Bob Weathers of Rienzi; seven stepsons, Rex Weathers of Jacinto, Russell Weathers, Dewayne Weathers and Neal Weathers, all of Burnsville, and Frank Weathers and Benny Weathers, both of Iuka; five stepdaughters, Libby Latiolais of Eunice, La., Joan Wilbanks and Sharron Switcher, both of Corinth, Jane Burnten and Mary Bonds, both of Iuka; two brothers, W. C. Gray of Glen and Howard Gray of Corinth; one sister, Ruthie Wilkins of Burnsville; several step grandchildren.

 

 

JAMES GRAY

James Gray, 71, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at his residence in Sacramento, Calif., after an extended illness.

A memorial service was held Friday, Nov. 5, in Sacramento.

Mr. Gray, who was originally from Booneville, was retired from the U. S. Air Force and a Catholic.

He is survived by his wife, Minerva Gray of Sacramento; five daughters, Terry, Linda, Wanda, Sandra and Tina; his mother, Fannie Gray of Booneville; one brother, J. R. Gray of Booneville; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, G. B. Gray; one son, David Gray; and a brother, Bill Gray.

 

HOB GRAY

BURNSVILLE - James A. "Hob" Gray, 66, died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at his home. He was a mechanic, and he worked in construction and logging for many years. He was a member of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Glen with Bro. Bobby Johnson and Bro. Donnie Bobo officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Christine McDuffy Gray of Burnsville; two sons, Joey Gray of Burnsville, and Eugene and Dee Anna Gray of Olive Branch; two daughters, Linda G. Lovelace of Iuka, and Lisa and Mike Lovelace of Belmont; a brother, Jerry and Judy Gray of Savannah, Tenn.; five sisters, Faye and John D. Calvary, Bea Weathers, and Virginia and Clyde Weathers, all of Corinth, and Della Pickering and Elizabeth Wright, both of Burnsville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Cordie Gray; a grandson, Kenny Gray; and four brothers, Mack, William Ray, Doug and David "Tiny" Gray.

Pallbearers will be Dewayne Perry, Ray Hickox, Carvis Lovelace, Pee Wee Johnson, Harold White, A. T. Marlar, Leslie Blaylock and Nicky McRae.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Northington, Johnny Northington and Leroy Long.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

J. A. GRAY

TISHOMINGO – James Arthur “J. A.” Gray, 75, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at the Magnolia Regional Health Care Center in Corinth. He was retired from Griffin Oil Company after 30 years. He was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church and the Tishomingo Masonic Lodge.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Landmark Baptist Church with the Rev. Hal Holt and the Rev. Marc Howard officiating. Burial will be in the Tishomingo City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Opal Gray of Tishomingo; two daughters, Pam Howard and her husband, Steve, of Belmont, and Kim Kuykendall and her husband, Brad, of Saltillo; four grandchildren, Tara Pearson and her husband, Robbie, of Red Bay, Ala., Bradley Howard of Belmont, Carlie Clark and Jade Kuykendall, both of Saltillo; three sisters, Louise Woodis of Tuscumbia, Ala., Eulene Poole and Minnie Yarbrough, both of Tishomingo.

Pallbearers will be Mark Mann, David Mann, Gary Mann, Terry Yarbrough, David Poole and Jerry Lee Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Avis Pruitt, Johnny Poole, Wayne McKee, Eugene Bohannon and Claude Erwin

Visitation will continue today from 9 a.m. until service time at the church.

 

JENNIFER GRAY

NEW SITE‑ Jennifer Nicole Gray, 18, died Saturday, Jan 27, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital‑Booneville after a sudden illness. She attended Freedom Independent Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Dewayne Morgan and Bro Bud Wheatley officiating. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Gray of New Site, her daughter, Christina Mae‑Lynn Gray of the home, her son, Donald Dewayne "DJ" Gray Jr. of the home; her parents, Wade and Wanda Green of New Site; her sister, Wanda Lynn Green of New Site; her father‑in‑law and mother‑in-law, Troy and Mattie Gray of Baldwyn one cousin, Shonda Barron of Booneville; two special friends, Brandie Davis and Jeremy Brand several aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Truman and Christine Green and Randolph and Ora Chapman.

Pallbearers will be Allan Casteel, Adam Casteel, Albert Casteel, Jeremy Pharr, Thomas Richter and Luther Gray.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Freedom Independent Church.

Visitation will last until service time today.

 

JEWELL D. GRAY

MEMPHIS - Jewell D. Gray, 75, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital. She was a native of Burnsville and a lifelong resident of Memphis. She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Forest Hill Funeral Home South in Memphis. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Judith D. Frasier of Fernandina Beach, Fla., Linda S. Sellett of New River, Ariz., and Katherine G. Alexander of Hernando; one sister, Mae Owens of Burnsville; one brother, Onice Hall of Verona; her caregiver, Max D. Thurmond of Memphis; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital.

 

MARGIE GRAY

BOONEVILLE - Margie McCoy Gray, 73, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at her home after a brief illness. She was a retired employee of Prentiss Manufacturing and a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Peter McCoy and Minister Tony Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Baldwyn Cemetery.

Survivors include her mother, Pauline Thomas of Booneville; three daughters,

Gladys Flurry of Booneville, Janet Holley of Baldwyn and Charmaine Garner of Memphis; a son, Larry McCoy of Booneville; a stepdaughter, Cindy Gray; two stepsons, Mike Gray and Jimmy Gray; 11 grandchildren, Chris Flurry, Kristi Flurry, D. J. Flurry, Layken Garner, Shane Eaton, Melissa Lee, Jonathan Holley, Nick Hannon, Markus Pace, Lauren McCoy and Zack McCoy.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leland Mullinix; a son, Tony McCoy; and a great-grandson, Hunter Flurry.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

NELLIE C. GRAY

CORINTH - Nellie C. Gray, 85, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at the Alcorn Care Inn. She was a homemaker and a member of the West Corinth Tabernacle.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Merl Dixon officiating. Burial will be in the Holly Cemetery.

Survivors include one brother, Marvin Austin of Guys, Tenn.; one sister, Geraldine Lindsey of Corinth; two nieces, Juanita Hill and Pat Washburn; three nephews, David, Tommy and Willie Austin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Maude Austin; her husband, Russell Gray; two brothers, Burton Austin and Ellis Austin; one sister, Bertha Lamberth; two nephews, Harlon Ray and Billy Austin.

 

NOREAN GRISHAM

BALDWYN - Norean Barnes Grisham, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center in Leesburg, Fla., after a long illness. She was formerly of Baldwyn. She was a bookkeeper for Farmers and Merchants Bank, retiring after 30 years. She was a member of the Baldwyn First United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Robert McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary Fitzpatrick and husband, Steve, of Leesburg, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Allene Grisham of Ripley and Czes Barnes of LaPlata, Mass.; grandchildren, Katie Fitzpatrick and Chrissy Fitzpatrick, both of Leesburg, Fla.; a great-granddaughter, Jasmine McClain; a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Al Grisham; a son, Harry Grisham; a brother, Everett Guy Barnes; a sister, Carroll Barnes; and her parents, Henry and Elizabeth Barnes.

Pallbearers will be Billy Robinson, Clyde Tapp, Billy Hopkins, Jerry Miller, Ricky Bishop and David Hill.

 

RACHEL E. GRAY

CORINTH - Rachel E. Gray, 55, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at the Mississippi Care Center in Corinth. She was born April 28, 1950, in Alcorn County to Bill and Vassie Hurley Butler. She was a retired nurse's assistant at Corinth Rehab and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Vanderford and the Rev. Merle Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Shannon Markle and fiancee, Rhonda Wood, and Marty Gray and fiancee, Danielle Warhurst, all of Corinth; four brothers, Billy Butler of Corinth, Bob Butler of Rienzi, David Butler of Memphis and Harry Butler of Michie, Tenn.; two sisters, Shirley Matlock of Corinth and Lovie Price of Memphis; grandchildren, Dustin Markle, Calab Markle, Harley Markle, Spencer Gray and Hailey Gray; special friends, James Kyle, Barbara Prince and Heligh Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin Gray; a sister, Betty Jo Butler; a brother, Kenneth Butler; and a grandson, Hunter Gray.

Pallbearers will be Jackie Rhinehart, Johnny Cate, Robbie Holmes, Charles Rorie, Chuck McAnally and Gary Strickland.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

 

MRS. RUFUS GRAY

Mrs. Rufus Gray Dies After Lang Illness

Mrs. Rufus Gray of Booneville died Monday, March 16, 1964 at Mullinex Nursing Home following an extended illness. She was a native of Prentiss County and a member of the Baptist Church. She was 78.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 18, at 2:00 p. m. in the chapel of McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Roby officiating. Burial was in the Gray Cemetery in Alcorn County with McMillan Funeral Directors in charge.

She leaves four step-sons Elton Gray of Rienzi, Marlin Gray of Jacinto, Glen Gray of Corinth, and Jack Gray of Texas; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Gab Garrett of Booneville, Mrs. Eva Epperson of Corinth, and Miss Lundie Thompson of New Candler Community; a brother, W. N. Bynum of Madison, Ark.; a sister, Mrs. E. Strickland of Belmont.

 

SARAH ANN GRAY

Sarah Ann Gray, 65, of Glen, died at her residence Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003.

Mrs. Gray was an active employee at Magnolia Regional Health center for 18 years. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church. She went to Cardiac Rehab each day and enjoyed church activities.

Services were Thursday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. at McPeters Chapel with Bro. Henry Storey officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, W. P. "Pete" Gray of Glen; two sons, David Gray and his wife, LaResa, of Glen, Danny Gray of Glen; a daughter, Donna Dean of Glen; a sister, Sue Maresh of Lexington Park, Md.; three grandchildren, Jon Dean and wife, Laura, Devin and Dana Gray; a nephew, John Maresh; and a niece, Jamie Maresh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rube and Frances Choate; and a sister, Thelma Choate.

Pallbearers were Junior Gray, Houston Gray, Steve Johnson, James Gray, Bobby Fondren and Don Holder.

Memorials may be made to Heritage Hospice, 1801 S. Harper Road, Corinth, MS 38834.

 

TIRAS O. GRAY

FULTON - Tiras O. Gray, 79, died Monday at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a life long resident of Itawamba County. He was the owner and operator of T.G. Gray's TV and Appliance Service for more than 40 years. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he earned a bachelor's degree in physics. He taught electronics at Itawamba Community College, and also taught at New Site, Smithville and Mooreville schools. He was active in community affairs. He was a past president of the Itawamba County School Board, a member of the Lions Club, the IBEW, Farmers' Co-op and the Mississippi Cattlemen's Association, and active in RCDC. He was a member and deacon of Hopewell Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Hopewell Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Shelby, the Rev. Aaron Parker, the Rev. Vern Holifield and the Rev. Grover Laird officiating.

Burial will be in Dorsey Cemetery.

Senter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Lorena Gray of Fulton; one daughter, Peggy Gray Earnest of Chicago; one grandson.

Pallbearers will be Cleon Moore, Elwood Shumpert, Adrian Mattox, James McMillan, John Ed Gray, Joe Benton and Robert Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Dickerson, Bob Taylor, Tom Higginbottom, Hershel Pierce, Mac

Kirksey, Wayne Pitts, Oneal Shumpert, Tommy Lee, Jackie Gray and Melvin Christian.

The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

 

WILFORD H. GRAY

MARIETTA -  William Gene Gray, 70, died Friday, February 29, 1990, at his residence after an extended illness. He was the justice court judge and a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Zions Rest Church of Christ with minister Tony Brown and minister Grady Wigginton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Clynese Stennitt Gray of Marietta; one daughter, Betty Warren of Marietta; three sons, Eddie Gray and Ken Gray, both of Marietta and Gerald Gray of Booneville; one brother, Wilford Gray of Marietta; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 

WILMER GRAY

GLEN - W.C. "Wilmer" Gray, 89, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at his residence. He was born Aug. 28, 1914, in Tishomingo County to H.H. and Nora Brown Gray. He was a member of the New Liberty Baptist Church. He was a landowner and a farmer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Hutson officiating. Burial will be in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Burnsville.

Survivors include two sons, Enos Gray of Corinth and Billy Gray of Glen; three daughters, Jane Davis of Rienzi, Edna Lambert of Burnsville and Virgie Wren of Booneville; one brother, Howard Gray of Corinth; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lillie Bray Gray; five sons, Emmitt Gray, Everett "Doodle" Gray, Alfred Gray, Terry Gray and Larry Gray; one daughter, Doris Lloyd; four brothers and one sister.

Pallbearers will be Terry Lambert, Phil Derrick, Steve Lambert, Keith Gray, William Gray and Joe Ellsworth.

Visitation will be from noon until service time today at the funeral home.

 

WILLIAM GENE GRAY

MARIETTA - William Gene Gray, 70, died Friday, February 29, 1990, at his residence after an extended illness. He was the justice court judge and a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Zions Rest Church of Christ with minister Tony Brown and minister Grady Wigginton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Clynese Stennitt Gray of Marietta; one daughter, Betty Warren of Marietta; three sons, Eddie Gray and Ken Gray, both of Marietta and Gerald Gray of Booneville; one brother, Wilford Gray of Marietta; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 

WILLIAM W. GRAY

William W. Gray Services Held

Wilson Gray of Route 1, Tishomingo, died Saturday at 7:45 a.m. in the Tishomingo County Hospital following an illness of four years. He was a native of Tishomingo County and was 60 years of age.

He was employed as worker road by the fourth district of Tishomingo County.

Services were held Sunday afternoon in the Paradise Methodist with Bro. J. A. Blount and Donald Graham officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery McMillan Funeral Directors was in charge.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Blanche Birmingham Gray; a son Scotty Gray of Tishomingo; two daughters, Mrs. J. J. Storment of Memphis, Mrs. Maurice Pinkston of Ga.; two brothers, Clyde and Hubert Gray of Tishomingo, five sisters, Mrs. Pearl Bruton, Mrs. Maxine Bruton and Amy Taylor of Tishomingo, Jewel Bolton of Zion, Ill., Mrs. Blanche Broadway of Louisiana

 

PORTER GRAYSON

Frederick Porter Grayson, 49, died in Tupelo. He was a 1970 graduate of George Washington Carver High School in Tupelo. He also attended Jackson State University in Jackson. He a later graduated from the Dallas

Institute of Mortuary Science

with a degree in mortuary science. In 1975 he graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he completed a course on the enucleation of tissue for the Eye Bank in the Division of Ophthalmology. He was a lifelong member of Spring Hill M. B. Church, where he participated in Boy Scouts as a child. He was an employee of Grayson-Porter's Mortuary. He was a member of the National and State Funeral Director and Mortician Association. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 81 and the Henry Hampton Elks Lodge No. 782.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Spring Hill M. B. Church with the Rev. Gary Long officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Tupelo. Grayson Porter's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include six children, Precyda Shun Shaw and her husband, Craig, of Tupelo, Portia Grayson of Knoxville, Tenn., Crystal Grayson, Er'Kesha Hampton and Kanika Edwards, all of Tupelo, and Frederick Evans of Houston; three stepchildren, Chris Jones of Memphis, and Jennifer Jones and Kelly Shumpert, both of Tupelo; seven grandchildren; step step-grandchildren; his parents, Harry Grayson Sr. and Valeria Porter Grayson of Tupelo; four sisters, Mattie Dyer and her husband, Milton, of Detroit, Mich., Althea Grayson Banks of Jackson, Santa G. Witherspoon and her husband, George, of Tupelo, and Jacque Grayson Armstrong of Tupelo; three brothers, Harry Grayson Jr. and his wife, Dorothy, of Tupelo, Roy Grayson and his wife, Katherine, of Palmdale, Calif., and Charles Grayson and his wife, Mary Bell, of Columbus, Ohio; 10 nieces; six nephews; two uncles, Boyce E Grayson Sr. and his wife, Darletha, of Tupelo, and Robert Grayson of Los Angeles; two aunts, Mane Miller and Laura Brown Jordon, both of Tupelo; a great-aunt, Lillie Ramsey and her husband, George, of Detroit, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, J. W. Porter and Sadie Porter, and Freddie Kirksey.

Pallbearers will be members of the George Washington Carver High School Class of 1970.

 

LAVIS DODD GRAYSON

CORINTH - Lavis Dodd Grayson, 56, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. She was a licensed funeral director and a co-owner of Grayson Funeral Services. She was a trustee of St. Mark M.B. Church and a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She served on the Board of Directors of Tennessee Valley Community Development (Self-Help Housing) and on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Corinth. She received her B.S. degree from Jackson State University, and her M.A. degree and Educational Specialist degree from the University of North Alabama.

Burial will be Wednesday at Parkway Memorial Garden in Kosciusko. Grayson Funeral Services of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, William Grayson Jr. of Corinth; her mother, Murline Dodd of Kosciusko; a daughter, Keeley Grayson-Hicks and husband, Charles, of Midlothian, Va.; four sisters, Annie Mae Franklin of Toledo, Ohio, Murtis M. Hudson and husband, Casey, of St. Louis, Doris D. Jones of Pearl, and Allene Lewis of Kosciusko; her mother-in-law, Ollye C. Grayson of Corinth.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jefferson Dodd, and her father-in-law, William Grayson Sr.

Pallbearers will be the staff and management of Grayson Funeral Services and Insurance Company.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

 

CLELON GREEN

Alfred Clelon Green, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville, following a sudden illness.

Services were Sunday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Excail Burleson and Bro. Robert Walker officiating. Burial was in Concord Cemetery.

Mr. Green was born Oct. 4, 1920, in Prentiss County, the son of Alfred Palmer Green and Rosie Alma Wallis Green. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. A retired trucker, he hauled milk for Kraft Dairy Products and McClendon Cheese Company of Booneville for over 50 years. His family was his pride and joy, and he best loved the times when all of his family could be together and he could sit in his swing and enjoy being surrounded by love. Almost daily, he called each of his children and their families just to check in and make sure everything was okay before he retired for the-night.

He is survived by his wife, Billie Mae Jumper Green, whom he married Aug. 1, 1941; five sons, Terry Green and his wife, Marti, Gerry Green and his wife, Kathy, Jackie Green and his wife, Teresa, Ricky Green and his wife, Pat, and Kenneth Green and his wife, Rhonda, all of Booneville; three daughters, Betty Lewellen of Olive Branch, Linda George and her husband, Raymond, of Memphis, and Patty Floyd and her husband, John, of Booneville; a brother, Orbrey Green of Booneville; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a sister, Gladys Martin.

Pallbearers were Mike Lewellen, Bo Green, Shane Green, Wayne Green, Lanier Thompson and T. C. Mauney.

Memorials may be made to the Cemetery Fund of Concord Baptist Church, 5490 CR 601, Booneville, MS 38829.

 

 

ALMA GREEN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Alma Wallis Green, 99, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Longwood Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born Nov. 9, 1900, in Tippah County to Willie Augustus Wallis and Battle Lena Bartlett Wallis. She was a homemaker and a member of Con­cord Baptist Church. She enjoyed watching television, listening to music and cleaning her house.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Frank Millender and Bro. Robert Walker officiating. Burial will be it Concord Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Orbrey Green and Clelon Green and his wife, Billie Mae, all of Booneville; 13 grand­children, 27 great-grandchildren, 15 great‑great‑grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, who died May 5, 1944. Alfred Palmer Green, whom she mar­ried March 24. 1918; one daughter, Gladys Martin; five brothers, Clifton Wallis, Waymon Wallis, Milton Walks, Walton Wallis and Lelon Wallis; and one sister, Angle Wallis Wages.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Danny Martin, Wayne Martin, Wayne Green, Larry Green, Terry Green Gerry Green, Jackie Green, Ricky Green and Kenneth Green.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Memorials may be made to Longwood Manor, 200 Long Street Booneville, Miss., 38829.

 

 

ALMA WALLIS GREEN

Alma Wallis Green, 99, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at _ongwood Manor Nursing Home in Booneville following a long illness.

Services were Monday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Frank Millender and Bro. Robert Walker officiating. Burial was in Concord Cemetery.

Mrs. Green was born Nov. 9, 1900, in Tippah County, Miss., the daughter of Willie Augustus Wallis and Sallie Lena Bartlett Wallis. Her grandfather, Colonel Joseph Wells, fought in the Civil War. She was a homemaker and she was a member of Concord Baptist Church. She enjoyed listening to music, watching soap opera as on television, spending as much time as possible with her family and keeping her home spotless.

She is survived by two sons, Orbrey Green, and Clelon Green and his wife, Billie Mae, all of Booneville; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death on May 5, 1944, by her husband, Alfred Palmer Greenhorn she married March 24, 1918; a daughter, Gladys Martin; five brothers, Clifton Wallis Waymon Wallis, Milton Wallis, Walton Wallis and Lelon Wallis; a sister, Angie Wallis Wages.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Danny Martin, Wayne Martin, Wayne Green, Larry Green, Terry Green, Gerry Green, Jackie Green, Ricky Green and Kenneth Green.

Memorials may be made to Longwood Manor, 200 Long

Street, Booneville, MS 38829

 

BILLIE GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Billie Mae Jumper Green, 76, died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at the Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Booneville. She was born May 25, 1926; in Tippah County to Henry Frank Jumper and Minnie Reed Jumper. She was a homemaker and a member of Concord Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking for her family.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Walker and Bro. Ben Parman officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery.

Survivors include five sons, Terry Green and wife, Marti, Gerry Green and wife, Kathy, Jackie Green and wife, Teresa, Ricky Green and wife, Pat, and Kenneth Green and wife, Rhonda, all of Booneville; three daughters, Betty Lewellen of Tupelo, Linda George and husband, Raymond of Memphis, and Patty Floyd and husband, John, of Booneville; a brother, R.C. Prather and wife, Erma, of Booneville; her stepmother, Mattie Jumper of Ripley; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clelon Green, on Oct. 28, 2000; her parents; a brother, Hollis Jumper; and four sisters, Ruth Littrel, Jewel Arnold, Aurea Rowland and Bernice Wheeler.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Bo Green, Shane Green, Jon Palmer Green, Joey Green, Mike Lewellen and Alex Floyd.

Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews: J.C. Prather, Joe Hurt, Steve Rowland, Stanley Arnold and Ted Swinney.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Church, 791 CR 633, Booneville MS 38829; or Gaston Baptist Church Building Fund, 1908 Gaston Road, Booneville MS 38829.

 

CARL SHELBY GREEN

Carl Shelby Green, 85, of Booneville, died Sunday, March 22, 1992, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness.

Services were Monday, March 23, at 3:30 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial was in New Site Cemetery. Mr. Green was a retired public safety employee of TVA and a member of First United Methodist Church in Booneville.

He is survived by his wife, Oille Mae Green; a daughter, Jannell G. Hemmings of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Terry C. Green of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Oille Mae Hueling of Fulton; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

 

CHRISTINE GREEN

NEW SITE - Christine Green, 71, died Monday at the Baldwyn Medical Unit. She was the widow of Truman Green.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hollis Southerland and the Rev. Steve Devote officiating. Burial will be in Allen Line Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Freda Barron of Booneville; one son, Wade Green of New Site; one sister, Eugenia Stubblefield of Booneville; one brother, Herman Smith of Booneville; three granddaughters.

 

CLELON GREEN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Alfred Clelon Green, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a sudden illness. He was born Oct. 4, 1920, in Prentiss County to Alfred Palmer Green and Basis Alma Wallis Green. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. He was a retired trucker, hauling milk for Kraft Dairy Products and McClen­don Cheese Company for more than 50 years. His family was his pride and joy, and he best loved the times when all of his family could be together and he could sit in his swing and enjoy being surrounded by love.

Services will be al 2 p.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Excail Burleson and Bro. Robert Walker Officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery

Survivors include his wife, Billie Mere Jumper Green, whom he mar­ried Aug, 1, 1941, five sons, Terry Green and his wife. Marti, Gerry Green and his wife, Kathy, Jackie Green and his wife. Teresa, Ricky Green and his wife, Pat, and Kenneth Green and his wife, Rhonda, all of Booneville: three daughters, Betty Lewellen of Olive Branch, Linda George and her husband, Raymond, of Memphis and Patty Floyd and her husband, John, of Booneville: a broth­er, Obey Green of Booneville, 16 grandchildren, eight great‑grandchil­dren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Gladys Mar­tin.

Pallbearers will be Mike Lewellen, Bo Green, Shane Green, Wayne Green, Lanier Thompson and T C. Mauney.

Memorials may be made to the Cemetery Fund of Concord Baptist Church, 5490 CR 601, Booneville, Miss., 38829.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

DORINA M. WILSON GREEN

Dorina M. Wilson Green, 68, of Booneville, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, at her home after one year of failing health.

Services were Friday, Oct. 4, 1985, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church with Bro. Austin Shook officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Green was a housewife and a member of the Church of God.

She is survived by a son, Johnny Earl Wilson of Chicago; six daughters, Virginia Chambers, Callie Bates and Louise Kelton, all of Booneville, Betty Crow and Margie Barron, both of Memphis and Frances Young of Guntown; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

 

EFFIE GREEN

IUKA ‑ Effie Elizabeth Green, 91 died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000, at the Tishomingo Living Center In Iuka. She was born Dec 29, 1908, in Prentiss County to George M. and Amanda Lee Denson She was a lunch room supervisor and a sales clerk for the Quick Shop in Burton. She was a member of Little Brown Freewill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at birds Brown Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Russell Clouse officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Corinthian Funeral Home is In charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Ann Johnson of Memphis and Elizabeth Green of Corinth: one sister, Myrtis Mayo of Booneville; seven grandchildren; eight great‑grandchil­dren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, William Glen Green.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to serv­ice time today at the church

 

 

EUNICE EARLINE HUDDLESTON GREEN

Eunice Earline Huddleston Green, 82, died Saturday, May 2, 1998, at Jackosn Nursing Home in Jackson after an extended illness.

Services were Tuesday, May 5, at 1 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Coleman and Elder Benny Burcham officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Mrs. Green was a retired factory worker and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charley Wade Green Sr.

She is survived by two daughters, Delores Navarrete of Brandon and Kathleen Carr of Lake Mary, Fla.; one son, Charley Wade Green Jr. of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; two sisters,

Nell Wilemon and Evie Slack, both of Booneville; two brothers, Herschel Huddleston and J. C. Huddleston, both of Booneville; and one grandchild, Carley Navarrete of Bran­don, Miss.

 

 

FRANCES LELA GREEN

Frances Lela Green, 89, of 1408 Wick St., Corinth, died Tuesday, April 6, 1993, at Magnolia Hospital in Corinth after an extended illness.

Services will be Thursday, April 8, at 1 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church with Bro. Excail Burleson officiating. Burial will he in Concord Cemetery. McMillan Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Green was the widow of Clyde Green. She was a housewife and a member of Concord Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Rose Flavel Dillinger of Corinth; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

 

 

FRED RUSSELL GREEN

Fred Russell Green, 71, died Saturday, Jan 27, 2001, from the results of an automobile accident in Fulton. He was a native of Lee Counts. He was raised in Mooreville but was a longtime resident of Tupelo. He was a retired employee of Jesco and a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Baptist church He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and loved his time with his grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. R. J. Wilemon officiating Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Dorothy Hayes Green of Tupelo; one daughter, Cathy Reek and her husband, Joe, of Tupelo; two sons, Stanley Green and his wife, Vickie, of New Albany and Steven Green of Tupelo; one sister, Pence Gillentine and her husband, Rev. Hubert Gillentine, of Richmond; one brother, Jimmy Green of Nettleton; seven grandchildren, April Griggs, Jeremy Green, Patrick Green, Stewart Green, Stanley Green, Joshua Reese, and Olivia Reese.

            He was preceded in death by one son, Stewart Green: his parents, Woody and Charlie Green; three brothers, Ruble, Harold and Tom Green; and one sister, Barbara Stanley.

            Pallbearers will be Jeremy Green, Stanley Green Jr., Patrick Green Randy Griggs, Stanley Stem and Wayne Mills.

 

GERALD B. GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Gerald B. Green, 73, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after a long illness. He was a farmer and a former employee of Quartet Manufacturing Company.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Calvin Barber officiating. Burial will be in Jumpertown Cemetery.

Survivors include a sister, Marie Chase of Corinth; a brother, Mike Green of Booneville; a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J. Walker and Mary Etta Michael Green, and three brothers, Luther R. Green, Bonnard C. Green and Jim Henry Green.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Friday.

 

GRADY GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Grady Green, 87, died Wednesday, August 19, 1992, at his home. He was a member of the Concord Baptist Church. a World War II veteran, and a retired farmer.

Services will beat 4 p.m. today at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Walker and the Rev. Ed McCafferty officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

The body will lie in state at the church until service time.

 

HAROLD W. GREEN

CORINTH - Harold W. Green, 88, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Alcorn Health and Rehab of Corinth. A native of Miners Mill, Pa., he was born May 11, 1915. He had been a resident of Corinth since 1975 when he transferred from American Book Co. of New Jersey to Halls of Mississippi as the graphic artist to set up lines for National Geographic. He began his working career with Russell Ice Cream Co. in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. He worked as an automation expert for Ansco and with Maple Press Co. of York, Pa. He received his pilot's license at the age of 16 and had owned his own plane for many years. He and his wife traveled extensively in Australia and Europe. He was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for more than 50 years. He attended St. James Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church with Father Tom Burns officiating. Burial will be in Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a sister, Jean G. Parkes of Olympia, Wash., and Surprise, Ariz.; three nieces, Nancy Turner of Olympia, Wash., Gale Wright of Valley Center, Calif., and Donna Parkes of Kennewick, Wash.; eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jedidah Green, on March 27, 2004; a nephew, Bill Parkes; a brother-in-law, Les Parkes; and his parents, William Albert and Jean Davis Green.

Members of St. James Catholic Church will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, with the Scriptural Wake at 8 p.m.

 

HETTIE GREEN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Hettie G. Green, 83, died Wednesday. Sept 9, 1998, at Booneville Baptist Hospital follow­ing a brief illness. She was the daughter of Willie and Fannie Green who preceded her in death. She was married to Joe Frank Green on Dec 23. 1933. A homemaker, she was a member of Booneville Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel will J. A. Thornton and Doug Greenway officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Estella Pittman of Booneville and Barbara Wright and husband, Danny, of Tupelo; one sister, Nettle Cartwright of Booneville; one brother, John William Green and wife. Helen, of Booneville; five grandchildren. Star Ray and husband. Hannon, Joey Pittman and wife, Bonita, Scott Pittman and wife. Melissa, Suzanne Oliphant and husband. David, and Jody Owen; nine great‑grandchildren Jamie Pittman, Bridget Pittman , Joseph Pittman, Philip Kyrs Oliphant Pittman Summer Ray, Sky Ray. Storm Ray and Cody Oliphant; and one great‑great grand­child, Paige Pittman.

Her nephews will serve as pall­bearers.

Visitation will continue until service time.

 

FERRELL HOLLEY GREEN

Services were held at Arch L Heady Southern Home in Louisville, Kentucky December 8 for Ferrell Holley Green. He passed away at St. Joseph Infirmary a 9:35 p.m. December 4, 1965 after being critically ill since April 13th.

Mr. Green lived at 221 West Esplanade in Louisville, Ky. and was employed at the Naval Ordnance Plant as a machinist for 11 years. He was a Baptist and member of the Loyal Order the Moose.

Mr. Green, 46, was born in Prentiss County, Mississippi, attended high school at New Site, Miss. and he served a short time in the Navy.

He was the son of Mrs. Ethel Green and the late Jim Green. He leaves his widow of Louisville, Ky.; one daughter, Aly's Madgeline

Green of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Mrs. Ewell (Hazel) Brown; g land Mrs. Opal McPeake of Booneville, Miss.; two nieces, Mrs. Shirt ; ley Moreland and Mrs. Peggy Simmons.

Burial was in Resthaven Memo1 Trial Park with Rev. Sanford Board a officiating.

 

IDA GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Ida Ollie Green, 97, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at the Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Booneville. She was born Sept. 10, 1907, in Alcorn County to Daniel H. Green and Susan Baker Green. She was a lifelong resident of Booneville. She was a machine operator for Blue Bell and a member of the Booneville Church of Christ. She always will be remembered for her lifelong devotion to caring for her mother.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Doug Greenway officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include a brother, Robert Green and wife, Lorena, of Durham, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Reba Green of Booneville; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Memorials may be made to the Booneville Church of Christ, P.O. Box 28, Booneville, MS 38829.

 

JEDIDAH M. GREEN

CORINTH - Jedidah Montgomery Green, 84, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the Alcorn Health and Rehab Center. A native of Kittanning, Pa., she moved to Corinth with her husband in 1975. She was a retired dance instructor and owned and managed two Arthur Murray Dance Studios. She was a professional designer of dance dresses and costumes and also owned and operated a skating rink. She and her husband traveled extensively in Australia and Europe and she danced with Arthur Murray in Paris during their travels. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church with Father Tom Burns officiating. Burial will be in the Valley of Dogwood Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Harold W. Green of Corinth; her sister-in-law, Jean Parks of Phoenix, Ariz.; two nieces, Nancey Turner of Olympia, Wash., and Gale Wright of Valley Center, Calif.; eight great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.

Pallbearers will be members of St. James Catholic Church.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday with a wake at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

JOE FRANK GREEN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Joe Frank Green, 85, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, al Booneville Baptist Memorial Hospi­tal after a long illness He was a farmer and factory worker, and a member of the Booneville Church of Coast. He was an avid gardener.

Services will be at 3 P. M. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister JA Thornton, Minister Doug Greenway and Jim Wilson officiating. Burial will be m Oaklawn Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Estella Pittman of Booneville, and Bar­bara Wight and her husband, Danny, of Tupelo; one sister, Marie Chase of Conti two brothers. Gerald Green and Mike Green, both of Booneville; five grandchildren, Star Ray and her husband Hannon, Joey Pittman and his wife, Bonita, Seen Pittman and his wife, Melissa, Suzanne Oliphant and her husband, David, and Jody Owen, nine great‑grandchildren, Jamie Pittman, Budget Pittman, Joseph Pitman, Philip Oliphant, Kyra Pittman, Summer Hay, Sky Ray, Storm Ray and Cody Oliphant, two great‑great ­grandchildren, Paige and Cameron.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Harris Green; his parents, J. Walker and Mary Etta Green; and three brothers, Luther R. Green, Bonnard C. Green and Jim Henry Green.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

JOHN GREEN

BOONEVILLE - John William Green, 78, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after a brief illness. He was a retired farmer and a retired employee of Blue Bell Manufacturing. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW Post 4877. He was a member of the Carolina United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Minnix and Bro. Trey Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Green; a daughter, Jo Ann Cox and husband, Bobby, of Booneville; a son, Jimmy Dale Green and wife, Diane, of Booneville; a sister, Nettie Cartwright of Booneville; three grandchildren, Tracy Cox, Brandi Lambert and Brad Green; four great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Levi Cox, Travis Green and Gracy Lambert.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Hettie Green.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

KATIE GREEN

BOONEVILLE ‑ Kobe Shackelford Green, 84, died Tuesday. Sept. 5, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after along illness. She was a homemaker, a factory worker and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Horace McCombs and the Rev. Benny McKinney officiating. Bur­ial will be in New Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Helen Wade and her husband, Wilburn, and JoRene Ashmore and her husband, Herbert, both of Booneville, and Barbara Tigrett and her husband. Billy W., of Rienzi three sons, William Lindel Shackelford and his wife, Helen, and Carl Shackelford and his wife, Debra, all of Booneville, and Roy Glenn Shackelford of New Orleans; two brothers. Bobby Ham of Booneville and Billy Ham of Hernando; 14 grandchildren; 17 great‑grandchil­dren; one great‑great‑grandchild

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ellis Shackelford; her second husband, Orville Green; her parents, Willie and Emma Horn; four sisters, Willie Mae Moreland, Mettle Bell Barnes, Avis Bee Johnson and Ann Holley; and three brothers, Leland, Fred and Harmon Ham.

 

LESLIE GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Leslie Quinton Green, 62, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at his home in Corinth. He was born Sept. 7, 1942, in Mississippi County, Ark., to James Wallace and Mellie Aldridge Green. He was a retired mill worker for Kimberly Clark in Corinth. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving from 1960 to 1964. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Booneville Masonic Lodge No. 305, Scottish Rite, Eastern Star, York Rite, the VFW and the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and old western movies.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Onnie Ralph officiating. Burial will be in New Site Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Shelia Page and husband, Don, of Ripley, and Debbie Stroupe and husband, Nathan, of Dumas; a son, J.D. Moore and wife, Jimmie Lynn, of Booneville; two sisters, Mildred Higgins of Tyronza, Ark., and Juanita Livingston of Baldwyn; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jim Green, Sidney Green and Mahlon Green; and four sisters, Gladys Ayalla, Ann Conner, Ruth Powlawski and Luta Tibbits.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Stroupe, Donald Page, Robert Bateman, Christopher Bodkin and Eric Page.

 

MARY RUTH GREEN

KENOSHA, Wis. - Mary Ruth Green, 72, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Hospitality Manor and Rehabilitation Center in Kenosha, Wis. She was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Booneville to the late M.D. and Maggie Viola Wingo Green. She attended school in Booneville. She moved to Kenosha, Wis., in 1978 to live with her sister. After her sister's death, she moved to Alpha Homes of Wisconsin.

There will be no local services. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery. Hansen-Mendman Funeral Home of Kenosha, Wis., is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her guardian, Sistina Prescott McKeon of Kenosha, Wis.

 

MAXINE GREEN

Maxine Miller Green, 76, died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of Harrisburg Baptist Church, the Harrisburg Merrymakers and the Telephone Pioneers. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lee Memorial Chapel with Dr. Forrest Sheffield officiating and the Rev. David Langerfeld assisting. Burial wit The in Lee Memorial Park,

Survivors include her husband, J. B. Green of Tupelo, two daughters, Susan Green Benson and her husband, Dr. Chris Benson of Hattiesburg, and Luann Green Purnell and her husband, George, of West Point; two sisters, Rachel Barrett of Ball and Anne Miller of Memphis, her grandchildren, Jay and Libby Benson of Hattiesburg, and Susie and Ray Purnell of West Point.

She was preceded in death by her par­ents, Robert E. Miller and Lois Ann Chittom Miller, and a brother, Horace Miller.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Mitchell Barrett, Harold Boone, Charles Crabb, Wallace Crumby, Mike Green, Jerry Green, Terry Joe Green, Len Herring Billy Morgan and Byron Sneed.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to service tine Thursday,

Memorials may be made to the Harrisburg Baptist Church, 4675 Cliff Gookin Blvd., Tupelo MS 38801.

 

MYRON PRINCE GREEN

Myron Prince Green, 48 of Iuka, Ms. died Monday, April 17, 2000 in Itawamba County as a result of an automobile accident. He was retired from Genesco Shoe Company after 28 years of service and was presently employed at Cooper Tire Co. in Tupelo. He was a devoted family man and a great father. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lilbert and Lowenstein Prince.

Mr. Green is survived by his wife Barbara Gist Green of Iuka, Ms; 1 daughter, Myra Lynn Green of Iuka; 1 son Anthony Dale Green of Corinth, Ms; 2 sisters Burnette Gray of Corinth Ms. Teresa Green for Alabama; 3 brothers, James Prince of Bethel Springs, Tn., Darrell Green of Iuka, Rodney Prince of Hernando, Ms; 2 grandchildren, Channing Green of Tishomingo, Ms and Austin Green of Corinth Ms.

Visitation will be 4 - 9p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2000.

Funeral services, conducted by Bro. Stanley Magill, will be 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20.2000 at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery.

Pall bearers: Tom Hollow, Billy Wallace, Boyd Rigsby, Kevin Pharr, Scott Smith, Thomas King

 

NELDA JONES GREEN

BLACKLAND - Nelda Jones Green, 63, of the Blackland community, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Oak Ridge Church of Christ. She was a devout Christian.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Oak Ridge Church of Christ with Minister Calvin Barber and Minister Terry Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one brother, Max Jones and his wife, Rachel, of Jumpertown; a nephew, Lee Jones and his wife, Tracy, of Blackland; a great-niece, Morgan Jones of Blackland; a great-nephew, Derek Jones of Blackland; an aunt, Edith Rinehart Miller of Jumpertown; a special friend, Senita Coats.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Mattie Jones.

Pallbearers will be Stan Morris, Cecil Koon Jr., Lynn Coats, George Coats, Gary Coats and Myron Coats.

Visitation will be until noon today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services at the church.

 

OLIVENE GREEN

BOONEVILLE - Olivene Yates Green, 77, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, following an extended illness. She was born in Prentiss County where she lived for the duration of her life. She was a member of the West Booneville Church of Christ, attending until her health failed. Her parents were Clovis and Eliza Yates of Jumpertown; She attended Jumpertown High School and graduated from Northeast Mississippi Community College as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a hard worker and she spent several years as a nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital and at Timber Hills Mental Health Facility. Prior to her failing health, she enjoyed cooking, sewing, shopping, eating out and taking care of her grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Ward Hogland officiating. Burial will be in the Oaklawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Gerald Green; one daughter, Debbie Green Ricks and her husband, Bob, of Booneville; one son, Jerry Green and his wife, Wanda, of Ripley; one brothers, Clovis Guy Yates of Jumpertown; five sisters, Kas Brumley and her husband, Bill, of Jumpertown, Lois Geno, Martha Jumper and her husband, Douglas, Sadie Hardin and her husband, Gerald, and Linda McCreary, all of Booneville; four grandchildren, Jennifer Ricks and Bo Ricks, both of Booneville, Hayley Green of Ripley, and Shane Green and his wife, Laura, of Ripley; one great-grandchild, Alexandria Green of Ripley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ernestine Yates; and by one child, Lee Marvin Green, who died at birth.

Pallbearers will be Douglas Jumper, Thomas Keenum, J. B. Green, Billy Morgan, Gerald Hardin and Junior Geno.

Honorary pallbearers will be the staff members of Heritage Hospice and others who assisted with her care.

Memorials may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416.

 

 

OLLIE MAE GREEN

Ollie Mae Green, 87, of Booneville, died Wednesday, July 1, 1992, at Baldwyn Nursing Home after an extended illness.

Services were Thursday, July 2, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial was in New Site Cemetery.

Mrs. Green was the widow of Carl Shelby Green. She was a retired school teacher and a member of First United Methodist Church in Booneville. She was a member of Eastern Star.

She is survived by a daughter, Jannell G. Hemmings of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Terry C. Green of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Beatrice Moss of Booneville; two brothers, Mitchel Bazzel of Decatur, Ala., and Dorsey Bazzel of Meridian; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

 

ORA FAYE GREEN

BALDWYN - Ora Faye Green, 90, died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a resident of the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was the retired owner and operator of Tom Jones Store in the Cedar Hill community, which she owned for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Holland and Bro. Clyde Lane Patton officiating. Burial will be in McNeil Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Grissom and husband, Harold Dean, of Baldwyn; a son, Gaston Jones and wife, Bobbie, of Blue Springs; five grandchildren, Lynell Pickins and James, Bonnie Kelley and Randy, Eric Jones and Leslie, Hal Grissom and Kim, and Brian Grissom and Sharon; eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Tom Jones and Allen Green; brothers, Grady Lessell, Allen Lessell, Theron Lessell, Addie Lessell and Cecil Lessell; and sisters, Virgie Greenwood, Vernie Kitchens and Thelma Moore.

Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Miller, Vert Pettigo, Doug Robinson, Jack Moore, Doug Robison and David Wigginton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

 

ORBREY D. GREEN

Orbrev D. Green, 83, of Booneville, died Saturday. Nov. 9, 2002, at Landmark Living and Rehab Center alter an extended illness.

Services were Monday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Doug Greenway and Bro. Roy Joshlin officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mr. Green vas a WW II Army Veteran and a member of Booneville Church of Christ. He was retired from Kraft Foods. He was the widower of Roxie Green. He was preceded in death by his parents, Palmer and Alma Green: one infant son, John Alfred Green; one sister, Gladys Martin; and one brother, Clelon Green.

He is survived by one daughter, Kay Coals of Booneville, two sons, Wayne and Larry Green, both of Booneville-, 1I grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

 

THELMA M. GREEN

RED BAY, Ala. - Thelma M. Green, 86, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, in Iuka. She was a native of Alabama and had been employed by Campbell Soup Company before retiring. She was a member of the Red Bay Church of Christ.

Services Will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with Mr. Turner Pasuer officiating. Burial will be in the Single Springs Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Horace Ray Green and his wife, Edna, of Pleasant Hill, Tenn., and Dale Green of Nashville, Tenn.; one sister, Prue Nichols of Florence, Ala.; one brother, Foy Mitchell of Vina, Ala.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Daniel Green, in 1962; and a son, Billy Wayne Green.

Pallbearers will be Alan Nichols, Tracy Green, Jason Green, Ralph Duren, Danny Mitchell and Dwight Nichols.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

TRUMAN RAY GREEN

BOONEVILLE - (Special) - Services for Truman Ray Green, farmer in the New Site community, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Little Brown Baptist Church. Burial will be in Allen Line Cemetery with McMillan Funeral Home in charge. He was 47.

Mr. Green died at his home at 3:30 p.m. Saturday after an illness of several years. He was a veteran of World War II.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Chris­tine Smith Green; a son, Wade Green of New Site; a daughter, Miss Freda Green of New Site: his father, W. Austin Green of New Site; and two brothers, Orville Green of New Site and Gaston Green of Booneville.

 

 

MRS. VELMA SMITH GREEN

Mrs. Velma Smith Green, 87, of Route 3, Box 248, Booneville, died Monday, Nov. 7, 1988, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness.

Services were Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at Concord Baptist Church with Ed McCafferty and W. G. Dowdy officiating. Burial was in Concord Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Green was the widow of Homer Green. She was a Baptist and a retired school teacher.

She is survived by a son, Larry Jr. Green of Booneville; a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Hagger of El Monte, Calif.; two brothers, Arthur Smith of Germantown, Tenn., and Archie Smith of Baldwyn; five sisters, Mrs. Vinnie Davis, Mrs. Nora Rinehart and Mrs. Maudie Parks, all of i Baldwyn, Mrs. Gracie Crawford of Booneville and Mrs. Leola Outlaw of Memphis; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and three treat-great-grandchildren.

 

 

VERA GREEN

BALDWYN ‑ Vera Harris Green, 85, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at her daughter's residence. She was a'; homemaker and a member of Hill­crest Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ed Casteel and Bro, Calvin Bar­ber officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include two daughters, Freda Pace and her husband, Bob, and Polly Roberts and her husband, Odell, both of Baldwyn; one son, Roy Green and his wife Brenda of Mariet­ta, one alnle" Sybil Huggins,  Tuscumbia, Ala.; three brothers, Nigil Har­ris, Bryan Harris, Nonan Harris and his wife, Rachel, all of Booneville; her grandchildren, Steve Pace and his wife, Jill, of Kansas City, Mo., Lanny Pace and his wife, Patricia, of Colum­bia, Mo., Cathy Shelton and her hus­band, Bill, of Baldwyn, David Roberts and his wife, Eileen, of Dallas, Texas, Marty Roberts and his wife, Lori, of . Germany, Lisa McCreary and her hus­band, Sammy, Melaney Lindsey and her husband. Jeff and Clay Green, all„ of Marietta; her great‑grandchildren, Trisha Michael, Hunter and Grant, Pace, Tyler and Katie Pace, Matt and Andrew Shelton, Neil Roberts and his; wife, Jeny, Melissa, Brandon, Brigitte and Bnan Roberts, Brad Kearns and his wife, Amy, Britanny and Ben, McCreary and Madelyn Lindsay; her great‑great‑grandchildren, Layne Michael and Autumn Kearns.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Green; one grand­daughter, Marsha Pace; two great-grandchildren, Justin and Jennifer Pace; two brothers, Gordon Harris and Sherman Harris; three sisters Lossie Coats, Thelma Henry and Ola Moore.

Pallbearers will be Steve Pace, Lanny Pace, David Roberts, Sammy McCreary, Jeff Lindsey and Clay, Green.

Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

VERNICE G. GREEN

CORINTH - Vernice Grow Green, 87, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2003, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born April 16, 1916, in Alcorn County. She was a lifelong member of Union Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a teacher at Union Grade School. She was a graduate of A. A. H. S. and a retiree of Corinth Mfg. Company. She lived in Memphis at one time and was an associate of Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. She enjoyed life and traveling. Family, loyalty and caring for nieces and nephews were a priority.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Robbins officiating. Burial will be in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two sisters, Ann C. Martin and her husband, Bill, and Joy C. Ginn and her husband, Kerry; one brother, Ray Crow and his wife, Melinda; three sisters-in-law, Jewell Crow, Reba Crow and Dell Crow; her nephews, Ray Crow Jr., Roy Hill Crow, John Lee Crow, Dolphus Crow III, Dallas Crow, Jimmy Crow, John Martin, Billy Martin, Clint Martin, Roger Crow, Brant Ginn, Greg Ginn, Clay Ginn and Pat Ginn; four nieces Judith Crow Spencer, Deanna Martin Carter, Tonya Crow and Renee Crow Craig; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and long time family friend, Johnnie Phillips.

She was preceded in death by her parents, D. Crow Sr. and Anna Mattox Crow; her husband, Fagin Green; six brothers, Leroy Crow, Dolphus Crow Jr., Harvey Crow, J. C. Crow, Jack Crow and Bill Crow; one sister, Audrey Faye Crow; one nephew, Scotty Crow; one great-nephew, Lance Ginn.

Her nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers.

 

WALTER GREEN

CORINTH – Walter Gilmore Green, 58, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at his residence. He was a 1965 graduate of Corinth High School and later graduated from Northeast Mississippi Community College. He attended Mississippi State University. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a wonderful and loving father, brother and friend.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. today at the First Methodist Fillmore Street Chapel with Bro. Ted Avant officiating. McPeters Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Walter Gilmore "Gil" Green Jr. of Corinth; one daughter, Genny Green Ginn and husband, Derek, of Tupelo; one brother, Johnny Green of Corinth; two sisters, Brenda Mills and husband, Joe, of Sherman, and Ann Harland Webster and husband, Joe, of Clarksdale; the mother of his children, Sherra Green of Corinth; a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Hillie and Hazel Green; and one nephew, Jay Green.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Robertson, Dave Crider, Jimmy Wilson, Joe Vann, Jimmy Bumpas, Edwin Coleman, Dr. Richard Warriner, Jimmy Knighton, Jerry Newcomb, Dr. Bill Hora, James Harry Payne, Terry Evetts and Rick Hileman. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Lipford, Jimmy Howell and the members of the Corinth Elks Lodge.

Memorial may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or a charity of your choice.

Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

 

 

ALTIE GREENE

BOONEVILLE - Altie Greene, 85, died Thursday, November 2, 1989, at the Edward W. Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich. She was a former resident of Booneville, a retired housewife, the widow of Clovis Greene and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Orick officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Maxine Fortino of Lansing, Mich.; two sons, Shelby Greene of Gun Lake, Mich. and Vance Greene of Lansing; three sisters, Cletta Greene of Zion, Ill., Pearlie Akers of Saltillo and Birdie Lowe of Sulligent. Ala.; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Gaston Greene, Orville Greene, Donnie Green. R. C. Greene, Dayton Taylor and Jess Chaffin.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may he made to the American Cancer Society.

 

 

ANNIE GREENE

NEW SITE - Annie Sue Greene, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1995, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. She was a homemaker, and she attended Jordan Hill Church of God near Dennis. She was the widow of Sidney Greene. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Jordan Hill Church of God. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Donnie Greene of New Site; one grand- daughter, Jessica Greene; two nieces, Alma Sartain of Belmont and Linda Abies of Dennis; a special friend, Betra Sanford. Visitation will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

 

 

AUSTIN GREENE

BALDWYN - William Austin Greene, 98, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 1996, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer. He was the widower of Lucy Bell Taylor Green. He was pre- ceded in death by three sons, Truman Greene, Orville Greene and infant son, Aaron Greene.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Kenneth Orick officiating. Burial will be in the Alien Line Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Gaston Greene of Booneville; five grandchildren, Larry Greene, Henry Greene, Wade Greene, Norine Yearber and Freda Barren; 12 great-grandchildren, six great great grandchildren. 

 

 

DORETHA NELL GREENE

DENNIS ‑ Doretha Nell Greene, 58, died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at the Caraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala. She was a native of Mississippi and was retired as a computer attendant with Bell South after 27 years. She was a graduate of Belmont High School and attended Freed Herdsmen University. She was a member of the Belmont Church of Christ and the American Pioneers Telephone Association. She was preceded in death by her parents, James T. and Nona Gentry, and by one brother-in-law, Josie Johnson.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Tony Brown and Ron Deaton officiating. Burial will be in the Zion's Rest Cemetery in Marietta

Survivors include her husband, William H. Greene of Dennis, one son, Hugh Greene and his wife, Vanessa, of Dennis; one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Tuscumbia, Ala.; nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be B. D. Stacy, Greg Huffman, Paul Huffman, Jim Barber, Ricky Greene, Malcomb Greene and Jake Greene.

 

DONNIE GREENE

NEW SITE - Donnie Dale Greene, 47, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at the Longwood Community Living Center after a long illness. He was a factory worker. He was a Christian and loved helping people. He was the son of the late Sidney and Annie Greene.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at ` McMillan Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville with Bro. Mike Johnson and Bro. Ronnie Livingston officiating. Burial ` will be in Joel Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Jessica Greene of Wheeler; two cousins, Linda Ables of Dennis and Alma Sartain of Belmont; a special friend, Betra Sanford.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

CHAD GREENE

BOONEVILLE - James Charlie "Chad" Greene III, 22, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, in an automobile accident. He was a 2000 graduate of Booneville High School, where he played on the 1999 state champion baseball team. He was a partner with his father in Greene's Vinyl Products in Corinth. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed watching NASCAR races.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will be in the Mormon Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Jimmy and Teresa Ryan Greene of Booneville; a brother, Evan Greene of Booneville; his special friend, Honey Brooks of Booneville; his grandparents, Mittie and Clyde Gann of Booneville, and Jimmy Ryan of Baldwyn; his great-grandmother, Grace Garvin of Kenosha, Wis.; his aunts and uncles, Eddie and Deanna Greene, Barney and Tonya Greene, Linda and Pete Perry, Randy and Tammi Ryan, Rhonda Horn and Tammy Whatley.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Shirley Ryan; his grandfather, Charlie Greene; and an aunt, Karen Sensat.

Pallbearers will be Martin Long, Gabe Ryan, Nick Gillentine, David Greenway, Jud Morris, John Lindley, Justin Davis, Justin Orchard, Jeremy Orchard, Joey Greene and Mark Barnett.

Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the 1999 BHS state champion baseball team.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

JAMES GREEN

CORINTH - James Loyd Greene, 51, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a construction worker and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving five years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with James Castleberry officiating. Burial will be in Holly Cemetery.

Survivors include a sister, Jo Nell Haynie and husband, Danny, of Corinth; an uncle and aunt, James and Jinny Nelms; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Nell Nelms Green; two sisters, Linda Gibson and Aletha Castleberry; and his grandmother, Kate Nelms.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

JUNE BOONE GREENE

BOONEVILLE - June Boone Greene, 83, died Friday at the St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Ray G. Greene.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter. Kathryn Jones of Jackson: one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.

 

J. W. GREENE SR.

MARIETTA - J. W. Greene Sr., 72, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at the North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. He was a member of the Marietta Lions Club and the Marietta Church of Christ where he had been an adult Sunday School teacher for many years. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended grade school at Marietta Attendance Center, attended Northeast Miss. Junior College from 1955-1957 and graduated with a B. S. in Social Science from Mississippi State University in 1959. He received his Master's in Administration from MSU in 1972 and completed his requirements for certification in elementary education from the University of Mississippi in 1973. He was employed from 1965-1983 by the Itawamba County School District, three years as basketball coach/teacher and 15 years as an administrator. He served as Prentiss County Superintendent of Education from 1983 to 1987.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Jones, Bro. Ronnie Livingston and Bro. Calvin Barber officiating. Burial will be in the Zion Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Evonell Sparks Greene; two daughters, Terri Gilson and husband, Leon, of Little Rock, Ark., and Sharla Burns of Booneville; three sons, Ricky Greene and wife, Barbara, Jake Greene and wife, Lynn, and Malcolm Greene and wife, Jeannie, all of Marietta; seven sisters, Rachel Rossi of St. Louis, Mo., Lou Della Thomas, Joyce Barber and Pat Chaple, all of Marietta, Louise Panis of Tupelo, Nancy Smith of Guntown and Patricia Hancock of Baldwyn; three brothers, Huey Greene, Lynn Greene and Williams Greene all of Marietta; 10 grandchildren, Cory Burns, Kara Burns, Aron Greene and wife, Trish, Jonathan Green, Brittany Greene, Jason Dorsett, Brandon Dorsett and wife, Amber, J. D. Greene and Monica Gilson; two great-grandchildren, Riley Greene and Layken Greene; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Pallbearers will be Braden Dorsett, Jason Dorsett, Aron Greene, Jonathan Greene, Cory Burns, Hugh Greene, Jim Barber and Mark Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be the remaining grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

 

CHAD GREENE

BOONEVILLE - James Charlie "Chad" Greene III, 22, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, in an automobile accident. He was a 2000 graduate of Booneville High School, where he played on the 1999 state champion baseball team. He was a partner with his father in Greene's Vinyl Products in Corinth. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed watching NASCAR races.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will be in the Mormon Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Jimmy and Teresa Ryan Greene of Booneville; a brother, Evan Greene of Booneville; his special friend, Honey Brooks of Booneville; his grandparents, Mittie and Clyde Gann of Booneville, and Jimmy Ryan of Baldwyn; his great-grandmother, Grace Garvin of Kenosha, Wis.; his aunts and uncles, Eddie and Deanna Greene, Barney and Tonya Greene, Linda and Pete Perry, Randy and Tammi Ryan, Rhonda Horn and Tammy Whatley.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Shirley Ryan; his grandfather, Charlie Greene; and an aunt, Karen Sensat.

Pallbearers will be Martin Long, Gabe Ryan, Nick Gillentine, David Greenway, Jud Morris, John Lindley, Justin Davis, Justin Orchard, Jeremy Orchard, Joey Greene and Mark Barnett.

Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the 1999 BHS state champion baseball team.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

OLLIE GREENE

Ollie Belle Rinks Greene, 91, of Paden, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001, at her home.

Services were Friday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at Tishomingo Baptist Church with the Rev. Grady Davidson officiating. Burial was in Belue Cemetery in Tishomingo. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Greene was a native of Mississippi. She was a homemaker and a member of Paden Baptist Church for more than 70 years. She enjoyed quilting, working in her garden and flowers. She al­ways loved doing things for her family.

She was preceded in death in 1983 by her husband, Semmie B. Greene; a sister, Dorothy Calley; and two sons-in-law, Bill Dew and Dan Winfield.

She is survived by eight daughters, Louise Flurry of Fort Wash­ington, Md., Ozelle Cobb, Earline Dew and Delona Mae Palazola, all of Memphis, Claire Winfield, Patricia Greene and Donna Greene, all of Tishomingo, and Arnola Hollifield of Alexandria, Va.; four sons, James C. "J. C." Greene of Boaz, Ala., Noonon Greene of Piperton, Tenn., Tommy Greene of Tishomingo and Larry Greene of Greenville; two sisters, Lala Allen of Birmingham and Ona Cain of Pleasant Grove, Ala.; two brothers, Bob Rinks of Gautier and Watson D. Rinks of Albuquerque, N. M.; a grandson reared in the home, Ronnie Greene of Tishomingo; 30 grandchil­dren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jimmy Cobb, Steve Dew, Dwight Greene, Rick Greene, Roger Greene and Gerald Smith. David Sanders and Max Whitehead were honorary pallbearers.

 

 

SYLVIA GREENE

BOONEVILLE ‑ Sylvia Williams Greene, 90, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at the Booneville Baptist Hospi­tal after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Snowdown Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednes­day at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Jim Archer ofci­ating. Burial will be in New Lebanon Carnality,

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Shockley, and her husband, James, of Booneville; one son, Bob Greene, and his wife, Dot, of Bonair, Ga.; one sister, Teava Lambert of Woodlake, Ca; six grandchildren; nine great‑grandchildren; one great‑great‑grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Greene, and a broth­er, Granted Will

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today

 

 

AUSTIN GREENE

BALDWYN - William Austin Greene, 98, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 1996, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer. He was the widower of Lucy Bell Taylor Green. He was preceded in death by three sons, Truman Greene, Orville Greene and infant son, Aaron Greene.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Kenneth Orick officiating.

Burial will be in the Alien Line Cemetery. Survivors include one son, Gaston Greene of Booneville; five grandchildren, Larry Greene, Henry Greene, Wade Greene, Norine Yearber and Freda Barren; 12 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren.

 

 

CARL WOODROW GREENHAW

Carl Woodrow Greenhaw, 84, of Booneville, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at his home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 23. Burial was in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Local survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Agnes Tucker Greenhaw; a daughter, Carolyn Long of Booneville; and a son, Dr. David Greenhaw of Booneville.

 

NELLIE GREENHAW

CORINTH - Nellie May Greenhaw, 89, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Fraley's Chapel Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, gardening, and taking care of her family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Ministers G.W. Childs and Jerry Bates officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Orlando Greenhaw and wife, Gloria, of Corinth; a daughter, Marcell Young and husband, Kenneth, of Corinth; grandchildren, Michael Young and wife, Annette, Marty Young and wife, Jennifer, and Honey Stivers and husband, Robert; great-grandchildren, Mickey Young, Chase Young, Chandler Young and Kristen Stivers; two sisters, Alice Vanderford and husband, Bobby, of Corinth, and Ludie Mize of Tuscumbia, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Greenhaw; her parents, Lee Tubbs and Della Lensey Tubbs; five brothers, Willie, Oscar, Odie, Raymond and Clifton Tubbs; and a sister, Lizzie Ellis.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Thursday at the funeral home.

 

GENE GREENWOOD

WREN - Bobby Gene Greenwood Sr., 67, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He was born in Tupelo. He lived in Memphis before moving to Wren 25 years ago. He was a Baptist. He was a security guard in Memphis for several years and a member of the Law Enforcement Association. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and riding four-wheelers with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Hendrick Greenwood, in 1973.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Forrest Hill Funeral Home Midtown in Memphis. Burial will be in the Forrest Hill Midtown Cemetery. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of local arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Bobby Greenwood Jr. of Wren; a daughter, Kristina Carter and husband, David Lee Carter, of Amory; a sister, Francis Roland of Corinth; five grandchildren, Amber Renfro, Cody Renfro, Austin Carter, Laura Greenwood and Andrew Greenwood.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents, Bordie Greenwood and Nora Ann Greenwood; and a son, Mark Greenwood.

 

BARBARA GREER

GLEN - Barbara Faye Greer, 46, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a former employee of North American Pipe and a member of New Hope Church of Christ. She enjoyed the outdoors, working in her garden, flowers and fishing. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at New Hope Church of Christ with Bro. Jacob Brunjes and Bro. Paul Watson officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Larry Dean Greer; a daughter, Teresa Jo Modlin and husband, Dustin, of Glen; her mother, Eva Mae Pounders Lancaster of Glen; a brother, Michael Lancaster of Glen; four sisters, Catherine Weathers of Corinth, and Brenda Flanagan Hall, Gwendolyn Bascomb and husband, Lonnie, and Candace Hill and husband, Shannon, all of Glen; two grandchildren, Cameron Walker and Austin Modlin; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Orbie Vance Lancaster; a brother, Aaron Columbus Lancaster; her grandparents, Ellis and Alberta Pounders, and Aaron and Anna Lancaster; and her great-grandmother, Creasy Pounders.

Pallbearers will be Ray Wallace, Shannon Hill, William Gray, Keith Gray, Archie Harville, Roger Stevens and Tim Russell.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at the church.

 

SANDI GREGG

BOONEVILLE - Sandra June "Sandi" Gregg, 56, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident. She was a member of East Booneville Baptist Church. She retired in 2002 after serving as a dorm proctor for Northeast Mississippi Community College. She also sold Avon for several years.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at East Booneville Baptist Church with Bro. Ricky Kelly officiating. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Jeff Gregg and wife, Coleen, of Baltimore, Md.; a sister, Rita Sutherland of Calidonia, Ill.; two brothers, Thomas Rainwater of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Darrell Rainwater of Rochelle, Ill.; a grandson, Duncan Grew.

 

SHELBA J. GREGG

BILOXI - Shelba J. Hatcher Gregg, 66, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at the Biloxi Regional Medical Center after a long illness. She was born Feb. 18, 1937, to the late Paul and Syble Stasko Hatcher. She was a skin care specialist in electrolysis, cosmetology and permanent make-up. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hopewell Baptist Church with Bro. Frank Panzreno officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Gregg; five daughters, Jeanette Pacovsky of Booneville, Annette Tuchton and Donna Oliver, both of Verona, Debbie Akers of Long Beach and Robin Fields of Jackson; a sister, Betty Wallace of Dorsey; nine grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bob Pacovsky, Tony Tuchton, Billy Pitts, Gerald Oliver, Harley Johnson and Mike Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Oliver, Matthew Wallace, Bob Ratliff and Bobby Provosky.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

 

MARGIE GREGORY

IUKA - Margie Gregory, 72, died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the Iuka Hospital. She and her family were the co-owners of Toltec Lighting in Burnsville. She was valedictorian of her high school class in Orange, New Jersey, and President of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority at William and Mary College, where she graduated.

Following cremation, a private service will be held by the family in Memphis. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Hugh Gregory of Iuka; two sons, Tom Gregory and his wife, Deanna, and William Gregory, all of Iuka; two grandchildren, Amanda and Allison Porter.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

 

ROSEMARY MILES-GRIDER

BOONEVILLE - Rosemary A. Miles-Grider, 65, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Ill., after a long illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1939, in Rhinelander, Wis., to Jesse and Angeline Dumprope Brown. She married Floyd Grider on Sept. 7, 1996. She was a member of the Eagles Club. She enjoyed bingo and cooking for her family.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tracy Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd Grider; a daughter, Lori Rice and husband, Kevin, of Rockford, Ill.; four sons, Jesse Miles and wife, Karan, and Archie Miles and wife, Angie, all of Rockford, Fredrick Miles of California and James Miles of Booneville; two stepdaughters, Marylee Johnson and husband, Kenneth, of Indiana, and Tracy Boolman and husband, Jeff, of Rockford; three stepsons, Dave Grider, Jeff Grider and wife, Andrea, and Floyd Grider, all of Rockford; six sisters, Lavilla Brown, Catherine Duginski, Leona Olson, Louella Bagley, Marion Cheatam and Marylou Woods; two brothers, Thomas and Donald Brown; 14 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a special friend, Diann O'Keefe.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Winfred Miles; two sisters, Gladys and Dorothy; and two brothers, Daniel and Robert Brown.

Pallbearers will be James Lee Miles Jr., Jeremy Miles, Shawn Cox, Allen Miles, Billy Thomas and John Boren.

Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Wheelington and Donald Thomas.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today.

 

BONNIE GRIFFIN

BALDWYN - Bonnie Griffin, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Baldwyn.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Cecil Griffin of Baldwyn; a stepson, Wayne Griffin and wife, Carolyn, of Baldwyn; a sister, Eva Newman of Baldwyn; two stepgrandchildren, Denise Hanebuth and husband, Ed, of Madison and David Griffin and wife, Cindy, of Baldwyn; five stepgreat-grandchildren, Justin Davis, Brent Davis, Chelsea Griffin, Sam Griffin and Andrew Hanebuth; two nieces, Janice Mitchell and husband, Tim, and Carolyn McCarley Greene; three nephews, James Mac Newman and wife, Debbie, Charles Weatherford and wife, Leah, and Mitchell Weatherford and wife, Barbara; several great-nieces and great-nephews; a special caregiver, Shirley Williams.

She was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Yvonne Griffin Davis; a stepgrandson, Kip Davis; her parents, Alvin and Mary Ada McCarley; a brother, Elton McCarley; and a sister, Elsie Nietert Halbesma.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today.

 

LETRESS GRIFFIN

BALDWYN ‑ Letress Wilson Griffin, 85, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility after an extended illness She was a member of East Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She was a retired LPN for Parkeview Nursing Home.

Services will at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Waters Funeral Home with Dr. Terry Cutter officiating. Burial will be in Allen Line Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Wayne Griffin and his wife, Carolyn, of Baldwyn: one sister, Beatrice Robertson of Haleyville, Ala.; her grandchildren, Denise Hanebuth and lie, husband, Edd, of David Griffin and his wife, Cindy: five great‑grandchildren, Justin and Brent Davis, Chelsea and Sam Grif­fin arid Andrew Hanebuth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nancy Per­melia Wilson; one daughter, Yvonne Davis: and one grandson, Kip Davis.

Pallbearers will be Justin Davis, Brent Davis Tim Robertson Paul Robertson, Simon Wilson and Ger­ald Wilson.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today.

 

MARGLEAN GRIFFIN

BALDWYN - Marglean Griffin, 76, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired employee of J. C. Penney and a Baptist.

Services were held Friday, December 14, 2001, at East Mount Zion Cemetery with Bro. R. P. Davidson officiating. Waters funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Bob Griffin of Baldwyn; a son, Milton D. Griffin of Baldwyn; a sister, Ruth Hammett of Jonesboro, Ark.; a brother, Joseph Dunn of Lakeview, Ark.; three grandchildren, Stacey, Robby and Tiffany; two great-grandchildren, Kevin and Sean.

Pallbearers were Joe Roberts, Jimmy Michaels, Mike Underwood, Jason Hammett, Ted Woods and Tom Nelson

 

 

MARLEAN GRIFFIN

Graveside services for Marlean Griffin were Friday at East 4ount Zion Cemetery with Bro. R. P. Davidson officiating.

Griffin, 76, died Dec. 12, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired employee of J. C. Penney and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Bob Griffin of Baldwyn; a son, Milton DD. Griffin of Baldwyn: a sister, Ruth Hammett of Jonesboro, Ark., a brother Joseph Dunn of Lakeview. Ark.: three grandchildren, Stacy, Robby and Tiffany; two great-grandchildren, Kevin and Sean.

Pallbearers were Joe Roberts, Jimmy Michael, Mike Underwood, Jason Hammett, Ted Woods and Tom Nelson.

Waters Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

DEVON GRIFFIN

BALDWYN - Melton Devon Griffin, 59, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at his home. He was born in Arkansas to Robert "Bob" Griffin and the late Marge Griffin. He lived in California most of his life. He was a retired brick layer and a 32nd degree Mason. He attended the East Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gerald Cagle officiating. Burial will bein East Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Stacey Rodriguez and husband, Tony, of Oakland, Calif., and Tiffany Griffin Myers of California; a son, Robby Griffin Myers of California; his father, Robert "Bob" Griffin and Billi Wooldridge of Baldwyn; two grandchildren, Kevin Rodriguez and Sean Rodriguez, both of California; several aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Friday.

 

PAUL GRIFFIN, SR.

RIPLEY ‑ William Paul Griffin, Sr, 94, died Friday, July 27, 2001, at Baptist Hospital Oxford He was the retired owner of Griffin Tractor Company and Griffin Steel Builders in Ripley. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ripley. He was preced­ed in death by his parents Howard Griffin and Ordie Lee Gardner Griffin.

Services will be 5 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Albert Wilderson and Bra. Bill Baker assisting Burial will be in the Tippah Memorial Gardens in Ripley.

Survivors include his wife of fit years, Lena Pears Boulwell Griffin of Ripley; two daughters, Peggy Griffin of Tuscaloosa and Linda Griffin of Lexington, Ken; two sons, James Griffin and wife, Judy, and William Griffin and wife, Sharon, all of Ripley; six grand­children.

Pallbearers will be B.J. Mauney, Jason Mauney, Jay Griffin, Joseph Griffin, Jared Griffin, Richard Griffin, Doyle Griffin, and Derek Meadows.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of First Baptist Church in Ripley.

Memorials may be made to Baptist Children's Village, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060; Gideons International, P.O. Box q, Ripley, MS 38663; First Baptist Church Building Fund, 202 East Pine Street. Ripley, MS 38883.

 

PAULA GRIFFIN

SALTILLO - Paula Horn Griffin, 33, died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Women's Center after a long illness. She was the personnel manager at a Tupelo Wal-Mart and a member of Antioch Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Antioch Church of Christ on the Birmingham Ridge Road with Minister Ferrell Hester and Minister Terry Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband Burt Griffin; a daughter, Kaylee Griffin of the home; a son, Chancy Griffin of the home; her parents Don and Alice Home of Rienzi: sister, Laura McCreary of Oxford a brother, Mike Horn of Rienzi; he grandmother, Hazel Horn of Rienzi.

Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

HALLIES JUNIOR GRIFFITH

Rites Held Sun. For. Hallies Jr. Griffith

Funeral services for Hallies Junior Griffith of Memphis, Tennessee were conducted Sunday afternoon in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Clarence Jones officiating. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery with Jones Funeral Directors in charge.

Mr. Griffith died suddenly Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in Memphis. He was a construction worker, a World War II veteran, and 39 years of age.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lear Jewel Griffith; his father, Hallies Griffith; six sons, James Hallies, Jimmy Lee, Rickey Dale, Billy Joe, t Bobby Joe, Tony Wayne Griffith; a daughter, Betty Sue Griffith; two brothers, Gordon Griffith of Peoria, Ill., and Edward Griffith of Hammond, Indiana; two sisters, Marie and Edith Griffith of Jasper, Ala.

Source: Banner Independent Newspaper – August 1964

 

MACON GRIFFITH

Macon Holley Griffith, 97, of Booneville, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at her sister's home after an extended illness.

Services were Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Lynn Jones officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mrs. Griffith was a retired school teacher having taught 20 years in the Prentiss County School system and 17 years at Dresden, Tenn. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Booneville. She was an active member of the Retired Teachers' Association and was instrumental in starting a county Blood Pressure Check program sponsored by the Association at The Peoples Bank in Booneville. She enjoyed fishing and squirrel hunting.

She is survived by one sister, Kate Fugitt of Booneville; one sister-in-law, Lottie Holley of Booneville; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sim and Lula Taylor Holley; two sisters, Reba Searcy and Minnie Lou Breedlove; and two brothers, Julius and Carmon Holley.

 

ARLIN J. GRIMES

Arlin J. Grimes, 91, of the Mt. Nebo community, died Saturday, July 15, 2000, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley after an extended illness.

Services were Monday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Wallace officiating. Burial was in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Mr. Grimes was a retired farmer and attended Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Era Crabb Grimes.

He is survived by one daughter, Pat Bane and her husband, Walter "Sonny" Bane of the Pisgah community; two sisters, Nell Grimes of Illinois and Pauline Grimes of Alabama; R. C. Grimes of the Paden community; two grandsons, Joey Olive of Memphis and Dave Olive of the Pisgah community; four step grandchildren and four step-great-grandsons.

 

CECIL GRIMES

BOONEVILLE ‑ Cecil Grimes, B4, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer and a mem­ber of Thrasher Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Valerie Harrod and Ruth Comer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Bostick officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Holland Grimes; one son, Doyle Grimes and his wife, Leta Kay, of Booneville; one brother, Menard Grimes of Mantachie; two grandchil­dren, Darla McCoy and her husband, Rusty, and Charley Grimes, all of Booneville; one great‑granddaughter, Carley McCoy.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Barren, Ronnie Barron, Harold Williams Mitch Moore, Roger Storey and Ken­ny Goldman.

Honorary pallbearers will be his Army friends and their wives and Gordon McFerrin.

Visitation will last until service time today.

 

CLINT GRIMES

BOONEVILLE - Clint Grimes, 82, died Monday, Feb. 10, 1997, at his home after a long illness. He was a retired farmer and a member of Hills Chapel Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Kenneth Orick officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Novalee Tennison Grimes; two sons, Wayne Grimes and Curtis Grimes, both of Booneville; two sisters, Leona Boren of Mantachie and Lizzie Logan of Booneville; four grandchildren, Darrell Grimes of Baldwyn, Tracy Grimes and Mark Grimes, both of Booneville, and Andy Pritchett of Fayetteville, Ark.; three grandchildren, Julie Grimes, Cory Lee and Matthew Lee.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tammy Grimes.

 

ERA MARYELLER GRIMES

Era Maryeller Grimes, 80, of Route 5, Box 208, Booneville, died Monday, April 13, 1992, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness.

Services were Wednesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Jimmy Glover and Bill Wallace officiating. Burial was in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Mrs. Grimes was a member of Mt. Nebo Methodist Church and a retired factory worker.

She is survived by her husband, Arlin Grimes; a daughter, Patsy Bane of Booneville: three sisters, Eula Moody of Belmont, Lols Pippin of Booneville and Autie Mae Kilburn of Jasper, Ala.; a brother, Claude Crabb of Booneville; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

 

EULLIOT GRIMES

GOLDEN - Eulliot Junior Grimes, 52, died Monday, May 2, 2005, at the Helen Keller Hospital. He was born Dec. 28, 1952, in Illinois. He was a cabinet maker for 15 years and a member of The Church of God in Red Bay, Ala. He served on the Itawamba Water Association Board.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay, Ala., with Bro. Gary Puckett and Bro. Billy West officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Shirley Grimes of Golden; a son, Eulliot Keith Grimes of Golden; a daughter, Wenona Grimes Patterson and husband, Wade, of Cleveland, Tenn.; two sisters, Glenda Sue Gillentine and Donna Libby, both of Red Bay; a half sister, Martha Milligan of Belmont; three grandchildren, Trent Patterson, Brett Patterson and Kassi Grimes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Pauline Grimes.

His nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will continue at the funeral home until service time today.

 

JIMMY DARNELL GRIMES

HORNLAKE - Jimmy Darnell Grimes, 52, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at his residence. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to auctions and spending time with his family.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Pastor Bob Donat officiating. Burial will be in the Danville Baptist Church Cemetery in Rienzi.

Survivors include one daughter, Saundra Homan and husband, Terry, of Hornlake; one son, James Grimes of Hornlake; his mother, Rosa Lee Grimes Abrell of Corinth; the mother of his children, Gwen Grimes of Hornlake; two brothers, Steve Grimes and wife, Clara, and Rodney Grimes and wife, Dianna, all of Corinth; two sisters, Jeanette Wetzel Leatherwood and husband, Mike, of Ecru, and Wilda McCammon and special friend, James Mathis, of Houlka; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Grimes.

Pallbearers will be Jamey Hendrix, Stephen Grimes, David Wetzel, Fred Sensmeier, Raven Smith, J. D. Smith, Aaron Crider and Donnie Wren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

 

MAMIE GRIMES

TISHOMINGO - Mamie Walden Grimes, 96, died Monday, April 19, 2004, at her home. She was the oldest member of South Crossroads Baptist Church, where she had been a member for 72 years. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at South Crossroads Baptist Church with Bro. G.D. Jones and Bro. Tim Ryan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Myra Pardue of Tishomingo and June King of Cookeville, Tenn.; a brother, Louis Newton "Newt" Walden of Lawton, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Charles and Barbara Pardue, Gaylon Pardue, Martha Pardue and Loretta Pardue, all of Tishomingo, Royal King and wife, Sally, of Spartanburg, S.C., Becky Strombeck of Murphreesboro, Tenn., and Roland King and wife, Deborah, of Wytheville, Va.; eight great-grandchildren, Gina McNatt and husband, Joseph, Brent Pardue, Shanna Grisham and husband, Scotty, Missy Carlson, and Lauren, Ryan, Leah and Kara King; a special adopted grandson, Rick Dunn; a host of nieces and nephews; four sisters-in-law, Doris and Maurine Walden, Hattie May Crawford and Mary Byram; a brother-in-law, Vernon Grimes.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sherman and Lemmie Walden; a sister, Mary Gaddis; two brothers, Flip and Grady Walden; and a grandson, James E. Pardue.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

MILDRED GRIMES

CORINTH - Mildred Bynum McCalister Hill Grimes, 81, died Friday, May 13, 2005, at her residence. She was a member f Life Tabernacle Apostolic Church. She was a retired factory worker and enjoyed going to church, traveling and fellowshipping with her family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Don McGaughy and the Rev. Jonathan McGaughy officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Cecil Wayne Hill and wife, Theresa, of Walnut; three daughters, Linda Williams and husband, Gurley, of Booneville, Mary Faye Powers and husband, Billy and Annie Mae Hicks and husband, George, all of Corinth; two brothers, Grady McCalister and wife, Chestine and Jim Ed McCalister and wife, Clara, all of Corinth; two sisters, Mary Parker and husband, Adam, of Corinth, and Fannie "Polly" Bray and husband, John, of Needham, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Bynum McCalister and Birdie Mae Jackson McCalister; her brothers, Bobby Joe McCalister and Ray Edward McCalister; and the father of her children, Walter Hill.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Hicks, Tony Hicks, Jeffrey Hicks, Joey Powers, Jason Powers and Teddy Joe Hill.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until service time on Monday.

 

PRENTISS GRIMES

Prentiss Grimes, 66, of Route 5, Booneville, died Monday, July 1, 1985, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville, following an extended illness.

Services were Tuesday, July 2 at 2 p.m. at McMillan Home Chapel. Burial was in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Mr. Grimes was a farmer and a Baptist. He was a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Bishop Grimes; a daughter, Mrs. Debra Walker of Louisiana; a brother, Clint Grimes; of Booneville; two sisters, Lizzie Tennison of Booneville and Leona Boren of Mantachie; and two grandchildren.

 

BARBARA GRISHAM

BALDWYN - Barbara Gale Grisham, 53, died Friday, June 13, 2003, after an extended illness. She was born Jan. 5, 1950, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Cliff and I.V. Harris. She was a loving mother, daughter and sister.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Bro. Mark Keyes officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters Melissa Morrison and her husband, Tommy, and Kristew Grisham, all of Baldwyn; one son, Brian Grisham of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Connie Allen of Blue Springs; two brothers, Ron Nolan of Cuba, Ala., and Carl Anderson of Selma, Tenn.; one grandson, Reed Morrison of Baldwyn.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Anderson.

 

BETTYMARIE GRISHAM

BALDWYN - Bettymarie Grisham, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at her son's home after a two-year illness. She was born June 25, 1920, in Battle Creek, Mich. She was a retired Methodist minister and a singer. She studied music at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. She was an animal lover.

Services were at 4 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Saltillo with Bro. Tim Green officiating. Burial was in the Saltillo Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home of Baldwyn was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Danny D. Grisham and wife, Nellie, of Baldwyn; two grandsons, Eric Reynolds and Ginger of Saltillo, and Scott Reynolds and Cassie of Guntown; a sister, Barbara Horn of Baldwyn; an adopted son, Jimmy Grisham of California, and his daughter, Nicole; a great-grandson, Taylor Reynolds; a special family, David Summers; extended family, Shelby Smith, Johnny and Jean Posey, Tracy Person and Clay, Teah, Brandon and Austin; special friends, Janet Shackelford and Barbara Roth; two nephews, Robie Wilkerson and Mike Donahue; a great-niece and great-nephew, Robbie and Angie Wilkinson;

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Rev. Marshall Grisham; her parents, Austin and Ruth Westerman; a niece, Kathy Wilkerson, and a nephew, Matthew Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were be Eric Reynolds, Scott Reynolds, Johnny Posey and Clay Pearson.

 

CECIL WESLEY GRISHAM

Cecil Wesley Grisham, 68, a native of Wheeler, died in his home in Concord, Calif., Friday, Aug. 2, 1985.

He served as lead navigator in the 8th Air Force in England during World War II. Following the war, he taught navigation at Mather, Ellington and Connelley Air Force Bases. Later he attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music and became a member of a professional quartet.

He received his B.A. degree at Millsaps College, his B.D. degree from Emory University, and earned a Family Counseling License in California. He served as a Methodist minister in Calico Rock, Ark., Baltimore, Md.; Detroit, Mich., Vacaville, Calif., Etna and Chico, Calif.

He is survived by four daughters, Nancy Stuart Grisham of Santa Rosa, Marie Grisham Miller of Lafayette, Calif., Sara McCarthy and Rebecca Grzelak, both of Davis, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Born into a family of six brothers and one sister, he is survived by two brothers, Milton Grisham of Booneville and the Rev. James Grisham of Tupelo, who conducted the funeral service. Burial was in the Santa Rosa Memorial Park, Santa Rosa, Calif.

 

CHARLOTTE B. GRISHAM

BOONEVILLE - Charlotte B. Grisham, 72, died Tuesday at North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. She was a native of Woodville. She was a graduate of Mississippi University for Women and a former home economics teacher in the Prentiss County School System. She was a social worker for the Prentiss County Welfare Department and a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. R. Grisham and the Rev. W. V. Stokes officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Milton H. Grisham of Booneville; two brothers, Charles Bryan of Laurel and Thomas Bryan of Woodville; several nieces and nephews.

 

ETOY GRISHAM

BOONEVILLE ‑ Etoy Williams Grisham, 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after along illness. She was a retired employee of Blue Bell Man­ufacturing Company, where she worked for 35 years. She was a Baptist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dewayne Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Barron and her husband, Ronnie, of Thrasher, and Toy Sol field and her husband, Curtis, of Brookhaven: one son, Henry Grisham, and his wife, Peggy, of Booneville; one sister, Verde Lindsey of Greer, S .C.; three brothers, Lamar Williams of Tupelo, Rex Williams of Memphis and Harold Williams of Dry Creek; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; five great‑great‑grand­children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H. T. Grisham; five sisters, Resale Bolton, Coy Wilbanks, Hermie Howard, Allen Williams and Lorene Churchill; and four brothers, Lester Williams, Lar­ry Williams, A. D. Williams and Ray Williams.

Pallbearers will be Carl Bates, Lee Lambert, Danny Michaels, Marlin Cartwright, Billy Williams and Jackie Lawson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Barron, Billy Barron, Joey Hen­derson and Tim Swann.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and until service time Fri­day.

 

JACK G. GRISHAM

Jack G. Grisham, 83, of Iuka, died Saturday June 3, 2000 at the Iuka Hospital.  He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church, a retired saw-miller and also a Tennessee Valley Authority retiree.   He was preceded in death by both wives, Ruth and Mae Grisham; a son, Charles Grisham; 2 grandsons, James Brewer and Scott Senter; and a son-in-law, Jim Brewer.

Mr. Grisham is survived by 5 daughters and their husbands: Wanda and Ernest Puckett of Iuka, Gloria and Joe Butler of Iuka, Sylvia and Doug McMahanO f Corinth, Deborah and Robert McDonald of Iuka, Cindy and Gary Hendrix of Burnsville; 1 son, Tommy G. Grisham of Iuka; 5 sisters Norma Norman of Sardis, Ms, Ruth Hales of Pioneer, LA, Mary Lou Bugg of Iuka, Jean Tigner of Memphis, Joan Woods of Gulfport, Ms; 10 grandchildren, Franky Puckett, Jeff Puckett, Donald Moyers, Stacy Ham, LaDana Crowel, David Brewer, Jan McMahan, Keri Beth Senter, Jared Hendrix and Nick Hendrix; 3 great grandchildren, Neal and Anna Kate Moyers and Kalie Brewer.
Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Monday June 5, 2000 at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. C. I. Puckett and Bro. Billy Paul Feltman.  Burial will be in the New Salem Cemetery.

 

JAMES GRISHAM

BALDWYN ‑ James F. Grisham, 63, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief ill­ness. He was a retired employee of American Motors and attended Friendship Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Waters Funeral Home with Minister Carl Dunlap and Bro. Brian Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Martha Taylor Grisham of Baldwyn; one daughter, Janet Mehring and her husband, Dean, of Kenosha, Wisc.; two sons, Ricky Graham and his wife, Vicki, of Toledo, Ohio, and Jim Graham and his wife, Natalie, of Naples, Fla.; two brothers, Bonard Grisham and his wife, Maggie, and Billy Grisham and his wife, Barbara, of Baldwyn; two sisters-in‑law, Sue Nell Grisham and Caroline Grisham of Baldwyn; seven grandchildren, Jennifer and Dana Mehring, Leah, Abby, Jamie, Erin and Sarah Grisham; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertie Grisham; and three brothers, Melvin, Jack and Ervin Grisham.

Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

MARY GRISHAM

BOONEVILLE - Mary Ella Barton Grisham, 84, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church and a bookkeeper for the former Lindsey Cleaners.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Chuck Hampton and Bro. Jackie Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of almost 50 years, Bonard Grisham; two daughters, Joyce Russnogle and husband, Jim, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Janet Grisham of Memphis; three sons, David Grisham and wife, Sarah, of Jasper, Tenn., and Joey Grisham and wife, Debbie, and Donnie Grisham, all of Booneville; six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Jimmy, William and Howard Barton.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Goddard, Jimmy Windham, Wayne Michael, Jackie Lindsey, Roy Gray and Bobby Davis.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

MILFORD GRISHAM

CORINTH - Milford Grisham, 70, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the Magnolia Hospital. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University. He worked for ITT Telecommunications for 24 years and as Controller for Corinth Gas and Water Company for 10 years. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Lennis Nowell and C.W. Childe officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Strickland Grisham; one son, Donnie Grisham and his wife, Sherry, of Corinth; two grandchildren, Christina and Cory Grisham.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mandie Grisham; and two brothers, Millard Grisham and Milton Grisham.

Pallbearers will be Lowell Smith, Bob Strickland, Gerald Carter, Jerry Grisham, Leck Counce and Wayne Grisham. Honorary pallbearers will be James Counce, Jerry Brewer, C.F. Gray, David Fooshee, Emmitt Dalton and James Dalton.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

MILTON GRISHAM

CORINTH - Milton Grisham, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born June 26, 1923, in Alcorn County to George and Mandy L. Dalton Grisham. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Northside Church of Christ.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Lennis Nowell officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Sarah Grisham; two sons, Jerry Grisham and wife, Alberta, and Mac Grisham and Susie, all of Corinth; a brother, Milford Grisham and wife, Sue, of Corinth; five grandchildren, Shawn Grisham, Kriston Grisham, Katriena Burress, Denise Knope and Robert Grisham; eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Millard O. Grisham; and a daughter, Lagerta Faye Grisham.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

 

MILTON GRISHAM

BOONEVILLE - Milton Howard Grisham, 87, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was a retired cotton classifier and merchant, and legislator. He was a 1927 graduate of Pheba High School, and he attended Bennett Academy, Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi. He began his career in the cotton business on Front Street in Memphis in cotton classification. He classed cotton in Mississippi, Texas, California, Arkansas, Tennessee and Arizona. He also worked for the Agriculture Department as a cotton classifier. He finished his career in the cotton industry as a cotton buyer.

He served in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1940-1944 under Gov. Paul B. Johnson Sr. He was instrumental in the passing of legislation that secured free textbooks for the children of Mississippi and also the legislation that allowed homestead exemption in Mississippi. He was the author of the book "Dear Folks." He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Booneville and a staunch Democrat.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Glover officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Keeton Grisham of Booneville; his nieces, Nancy S. Grisham, Marie Miller and Sara McCarthy, all of California, Bettye Woolard of Tupelo, and Charlotte Anne Grisham and Sandra Grisham, both of Spring, Texas; his nephews, James R. "Jimmy" Grisham of Tupelo, Jimmy Bennett of Eupora and Bob Bennett of Oxford.

Pallbearers will be Oscar Lee McGee, Travis Childers, Roy Ashcraft, Ralph Caver, Stanley Smithermon and John Harris.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

WILLIE LOU GRISHAM

IUKA - Willie Lou Grisham, 72, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at the Iuka Hospital after a brief illness. She was a member of Mt. Zion Nondenominational Church and a retired employee of Genesco in Iuka.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Mt. Zion Nondenominational Church with Bro. Jessie Lanier, Bro. Bobby Benton and Bro. Allen Osborn officiating. Burial will be in Hubbard-Salem Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 43 1/2 years, William Gerald Grisham of Iuka; a brother, Audie Ray Gaines and wife, Barbara, of Iuka; a sister, Aubie Fay Burcham and husband, Alton, of Glen; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Gaines of Glen and Nell Gaines of Iuka; four nieces, Sherry Thacker and husband, Roy, Deborah Hudson and husband, Jeff, and Alison Parker and husband, Brian, all of Iuka, and Patricia Dillingham and husband, Stan, of Glen; six nephews, Douglas Burcham and wife, Debbie, Cleveland Burcham, Billy Burcham and wife, Pam, and Harrel Gaines and wife, Patricia, all of Glen, Billy Gaines of Burlington, Kan., and Timothy Gaines and wife, Angie, of Iuka; several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Mamie Gaines; two brothers, James A. Gaines and John H. Gaines; a nephew, Glenn Burcham; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Herb and Dona Grisham.

Pallbearers will be Michael Taylor, Matthew Hudson, Junior Bullard, Odle Davis, William Floyd and Brian Parker.

Visitation will continue at the church until service time.

 

EDDIE GRISSOM

BALDWYN - Eddie Lou Grissom, 86, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkers Chapel Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening and growing flowers.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Toby Mears and Bro. Loyd Stephens officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Eddie Mae Cockrell and husband, Floyd, of Baldwyn; three grandchildren, Michelle Fletcher, Caron Cockrell and Sonya Bedford; three great-grandchildren, Kayla Joslin, Kenzie Joslin and Lauryn Fletcher; a brother-in-law, Dow Wiggington of Baldwyn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Delton "Dutch" Grissom; a grandson, Dewayne Cockrell; five sisters, Pearlie Parker, Nila Wiggington, Beatrice Voyles, Eunice Hopkins and Lela Holland; a brother, Travis Johnson.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Wiggington, Ricky Voyles, Q.T. Voyles, Coy Voyles, Bernis Voyles, Roy Hue Scott, Johnny Hopkins, Bud Hopkins, Lamond Holland and Punk Johnson.

 

LOTTIE A. GRISSOM

RED BAY, Ala. - Lottie Ashmore Grissom, 86, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the Helen Keller Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Red Bay Freewill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with the Rev. A.G. Stepp officiating. Burial will be in the Red Bay City Cemetery.

Survivors include one sister, Bernice Chappell of Tuscumbia, Ala.; her nephew and niece, Paul and Judy Ann Isbell of Florence, Ala.; her great-nieces and great-nephews, Shelia and Bill McMullan of Florence, Ala., Regina and Lewis Neese of Hattisburg, Robert Paul and Christine Isbell of Birmingham, Ala., and Christopher and Dianne Isbell of Birmingham, Ala.

Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from noon until 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

JAMES GRIZZARD

James Grizzard, 58, of Booneville, died Thursday, May I, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Services were Monday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Houston Owens officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. Patterson, Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Grizzard was a Baptist and an employee of Bassett Furniture in Booneville.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Grizzard of Booneville; three sons, Louis McGaha of Tupelo, Phillip Grizzard and Labaron Grizzard, both of Booneville; one daughter, Brenda Grice of Baldwyn; two sisters, Sarah McGee and Carolyn Hooper of Booneville; two brothers, John McDonald of Booneville and Charles McDonald of Gary, Ind.

 

JAMES GRIZZARD

BOONEVILLE - James Otis Grizzard, 85, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003, at the Tishomingo Living Center. He was a retired railroad worker. He also worked at various industries in Booneville, including Plumrose, and at Northeast Mississippi Community College and Baptist Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Houston Owens officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Crump Grizzard; a son, Brad Swinney; six daughters, Louise Grizzard, Brenda Moment and husband, Robert, Oteria Jones and husband, Karl, Valenia Swinney, Ann Walker and husband, James, and Laure Alexander; two nieces, Shirley Williams and Beatrice Hall; 24 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, the Rev. Aaron Grizzard; his mother, Roxanna Grizzard; four sisters; two brothers; and one son.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

LILLIAN GRIZZARD

Lillian Grizzard, 86, of Booneville, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 9. Burial; was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Local survivors include two sons, Aaron Grizzard and James T. Grizzard; three daughters, Linda Edmond, Wyoma Higginbottom and Brenda Hardy; two brothers, Hemy McDonald and Billy McDonald; and four sisters, Louille McDonald, Grutue Humphry, Mary McDonald and Betty Robinson.

 

 

EDITH GROD

BOONEVILLE ‑Edith Ruth Grod, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was a retired homemaker and a native of Ver­mont. She lived the past several years in the Magnolia Bend Nursing Home in Booneville.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Cagle officiating. Burial will be in the Crossroads Cemetery.

Survivors include her special friends. Ray and Ouida Massengill, Jerry and Sandra Walden, Mrs. Ber­nice Michael, the Massengill proper­ty associates and the faculty at Magnolia Bend Nursing Home.

 

LUNA GROOMS

BOONEVILLE - Luna Lucille Jackson Grooms, 77, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Feb. 12, 1928, in Booneville. She was a homemaker and a member of New Burton Baptist Church. Her family is glad she isn't hurting anymore.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lanny Jackson officiating. Burial will be in Northeast Mississippi Church of God in Christ Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Robert L. "Sarge" Grooms Sr.; four daughters, Marty Nunley and husband, Bernard L., of Prattville, Ala., Stella B. Edge and husband, Marshall of Baldwyn, Lori Guy Mizzell and husband, Mark, of Birmingham, Ala., and Beverly K. Hamblin and husband, Jacky, of Walls; a special daughter-in-law, Kay Jourdan; grandchildren, Robert "Bobby" Grooms III, John A. Grooms, Tommy G. Grooms and Marcia Grooms Bragg, whom she helped raise, and nine other grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; an uncle, Thermon Carpenter; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lee Grooms Jr.; her parents, Archie and Alma Jackson; a brother, Tulon L. Jackson; and a sister, Gwenola Jackson Wilson.

Pallbearers will be Leanon Jackson, Glen Jackson, Shane Eaton, Andrew Jackson, T.L. Jackson, David Grooms, Danny Wilson and Ronnie Wilson.

 

JOYCE GROSS

Joyce Gross, 62, of Dumas, died Wednesday, May 6, 1998, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley after a brief illness.

Services were Friday, May 8, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Robbins and the Rev. Dewayne Morgan officiating. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Gross attended a Baptist Church and was a retired factory worker and restaurant cook. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clint Morgan and one brother, C. A. Morgan Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Buddy Gross; two sons, Jerry Gross, and his wife, Kathy "Crickett" of Dumas and Billy Gross and his wife Tracie of Booneville; two brothers, Roger Dale Morgan and his wife Brenda, of Booneville and Robert Morgan and his wife, Dee, of Baldwyn six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one niece and four nephews.

 

CARNES GUIN

Carnes Ray Guin 75, died Friday, February 5, 1988, in his home after an extended illness.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Gilmore Chapel Methodist Church.

Services were 2 p.m. Suncay at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Melvin Geary, Bro. Loyd Stephens and Bro. Keith Thomas officiating.  Burial was in Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors included his wife, Beatrice Mills Guin of Marietta; one daughter, Carmay Guin Fredrick of Marietta; four sons, Marlice Guin, Winford Guin, Mack Guin, and Jim Guin all of Marietta; five sisters, Bobbie Jamerson of Fulton, Mable Loyce Kitchen, Mary Sue Thomas and Valley Nanney, all of Baldwyn and Gemmie Lou Griggs of Marietta; three brothers, Jack Guin, Prentiss Guin, and Beldon Guin, all of Marietta; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

 

BARBARA GUIN

SALTILLO - Barbara Ann Johnson Guin, 53, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born July 5, 1952, in Fulton. She was a member of Freedom Community Baptist Church.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Jody Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Albert Guin of Saltillo; four sons, Greg Johnson of Pontotoc, Joseph Johnson and wife, Charolette, of Fulton, and Kenneth Guin and wife, Dawn, and Billy Wayne Guin and wife, Reba, all of Fort Wayne, Ind.; grandchildren, Lana Johnson, Christian Johnson, Dalton Johnson, Joseph Johnson Jr., Kalyn Johnson, Dayton Wilson, Starsky Guin, Shawn Guin, Kenny Guin Jr., Brandon Guin, Joseph Guin and Becky Guin; her parents, Lester and Louise Sweatman of Guntown; three sisters, Mary Jane Labelle of Kenosha, Wis., Robbie Moore of Fulton and Linda Holder of Tremont; a brother-in-law, Herbert Guin and wife, Myron; a special friend, Patti McDonald of Booneville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Burgess "Red" Roberts.

Pallbearers will be Earl Wallace, Skip Buchanan, Dan Brown, Adam Holder, Brandon Holder and Daniel Austin.

 

EARL GUIN

Ulrich Earl Guin, 92, of Baldwyn, died Wednesday, May 19, 1982 at the NMMC. He was a retired farmer, a member of the Gilmore Chapel Methodist Church, and had been a Mason for 71 years.
 Services were May 21 at the Kirkville Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Randle officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Waters Funeral Home was in charge.

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Mary Sue Thomas, Mrs. Valley Nanney, and Mrs. Mabel Lois Kitchens, all of Baldwyn, Mrs. Gennielou Griggs of Marietta, and Mrs. Bobbie Nell Jamerson of Fulton; six sons, Carnes Guin, Price Guin, Dexter Guin, Jack Guin, Beldon Guin and Prentiss Guinn, all of Marietta; 31 grandchildren, 58 great grandchildren and 14 great great-grandchildren.

Patrick Hugh Hall, 88, of 106 Cardinal Drive, Booneville, died Monday, Jan. 5, 1987, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. at McMillan Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Bill Kemp officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hall was a retired beautician, a Mason and a member of First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two sons, Dr. James Hall of Huntsville, Ala., and Bobby J. Hall of Mantachie; two brothers, Charles Hall and Dan Hall, both of Pontotoc; a sister, Mrs. Pattie Hill of Memphis; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

 

LARRY GUIN

MARIETTA - Larry Dean Guin, 55, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at his home. A 23-year veteran of the National Guard, he served with the 155th Division. He was employed by Bio Clinic in Baldwyn for 18 years and, for a short time, with W&W Specialties in Marietta. He was a member of Ozark Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Bro. Dempsey Rowland and Bro. Ray Guin officiating. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Kitchens and husband, Kirk, of Tupelo, and Melody Gray and husband, Keith, of Amory; his mother, Maxine Guin of Marietta; two brothers, Wayne Guin and wife, Betty, of Mantachie, and Jimmy Guin and wife, Marsha, of Marietta; two sisters, Sandra Guin of Marietta, and Sheila Hogue and husband, Troy, of Mantachie; two grandsons, Reid Kitchens of Tupelo and Jennings Gray of Amory; three nephews, Kelly and wife, Kim, of Marietta, Craig and wife, Shaye, of Mantachie, and Mark and wife, Blair, of Guntown; a niece, Amanda Moore of Marietta; two great-nephews, one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his father, Beldon Guin; a sister, Glenda Stephens; and a niece, Amy Stephens.

Pallbearers will be Bud Taylor, Bud Edge, Tildon Guin, Mike Wilburn, Jerry Fleming, Terry Fleming, Tony Fitzsimmons and James Vernon Warren.

Honorary pallbearers will be Winford Rogers and the employees of Bio Clinic.

 

PRICE GUIN

Price "Ted" Guin, 72 died Monday, June 23, 1986, at his residence after an extended illness.  He was a retired farmer and a member of Gilmore chapel Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Water's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Glenn and the Rev. John Loden officiating.  Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Eupal Barnes Guin of Marietta; one daughter, Peggy Robinson of Nashville, TN; two sons, J.P. "Sonny" Guin of Mantachie and Robert Hugh Guin of Marietta; five sisters, Bobbie Nell Jamerson of Fulton, Vallie Nanney, Mary Sue Thomas, and Mable Lois Kitchens, all of Baldwyn, and Genilou Griggs of Marietta; four brothers, Carnes Guin, Belton Guin, Jack Guin, and Prentiss Guin, all of Marietta; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Guin, Mack Guin, Terry Guin, Jeremy Guin, Gary Vernon Guin, Glenn Guin, Lloyd Nanney, Douglas Kitchens, Roy D. Griggs and James Thomas.

 

RUBY GUIN

Ruby Jackson Guin, 60, died Sunday, January 20, 1985, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness.  She was a retired employee of the Mantachie Mfg. Co., and a member of the Gilmers Chapel Methodist Church.

Services were at 1p.m. Monday at the Waters Funeral Home with the Revs. J. W. Bullock, Bobby Hankins, Dale Glenn, and J. M. Geary officiating.  Burial was in the Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Guin of Marietta; a daughter, Mrs. Billie Gatlin of Marietta; a son, Gary Guin of Fulton; her father, Fred Jackson of Marietta; a brother, Leburn Jackson of Marietta; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

 

STEVE GUIN

Steve Guin, 46, of Ramer, Tenn., formerly of Booneville, die suddenly Wednesday. Sept. 18, 2002, at the Iuka Hospital as a re suit of an accident.

Services were Saturday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Russell Hamm officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mr. Guin was a construction worker.

He is survived by his wife, Shavan Guin; two daughters, Hale; Guin and Kelley Guin, both of Soso; one sister, Linda Johnson e Ramer, Tenn.; one brother, Gary Guin of Hattiesburg, four nieces Tammy Bullock. Jenisus Guin, Tracy Cornelius and Misty Crott and one nephew, John Guin.

 

TERRY GUIN

MARIETTA - Terry Guin, 42, died Saturday, April 26, 2003. A resident of the Ozark community, he was an active member of Ozark Baptist Church and a farmer. He enjoyed attending church, hunting and spending time with his friends. He loved his family and believed in helping others and doing God's will.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ozark Baptist Church with Bro. Dempsey Rowland officiating. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Tae Buse Guin; two daughters, Carrie Shehane and her husband, Michael, of Lebanon, Tenn., and a special little sweetheart, Holly Ann Guin of the home; four sons, Dewayne Guin and Thomas Guin, both of the Ozark community, and Jonathan Guin and Jesse Guin, both of the home; his parents, Mack and Mary Lue Guin of Ozark; a sister, Sharron Arrans and her husband, Elton, of Ozark; a brother, Brandon Guin of Ozark; his grandmother, Beatrice Guin of Ozark; a niece, Misty Arrans of Ozark.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Murphy, Bryan Johnson, Mike Wilburn, Jr. Hogue, Alan Stancil and Tony Thompson.

 

MARIE POUNDS GULLETT

Booneville -Marie Pounds Gullett, 85, died Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at home. Services are 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home in Booneville. Bro. Phillip Box will officiate.

Mrs. Gullett was born June 14, 1918. The daughter of Warnie and Seth Pounds, she was educated in the Belmont School System and MSCW (MUW). She moved to Booneville in 1934 when her father became manager of the Booneville Branch of the Peoples Bank and Trust Company. She married William Lawrence Gullett, Jr., on May 9, 1946, at the First United Methodist Church. She retired as Senior Vice President of the Peoples Bank and Trust Company in 1981.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church; the Daughters of the American Revolution; B&PW Club; National Association of Bank Women; Booneville Historical Society; Honorable Member of the George E. Allan Library; and charter member of the Prentiss County Mental Health Association.

Mrs. Gullett was chosen as the Prentiss County FBLA Business Person of the Year in 1979 at the Prentiss County Vo-Tech School and was the Chairman of the North Group of the NABW. She also co-authored the book, Prentiss County History.

Mrs. Gullett was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Ortha Long and Opha White; and her brothers, Oswald Pounds, Kenneth Pounds, Theron Pounds and Thed Pounds, all of Booneville.

Survivors include her husband, W. L. Gullett; one daughter, Becky Herren and her husband, Stan of Madison; one son, Bill Gullett and his wife, Janet of Starkville; five grandchildren, Amanda Camp and her husband. Kevin of Ridgeland, Seth Herren and his wife, Anita of Olive Branch, Michelle Quinn and her husband, Michael of Birmingham, Ala., Foster Gullett and Elizabeth Gullett of Starkville; one great-grandson, Kirby Quinn of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Billy D. Pounds of Booneville; and one sister, Betty Crawford of Jacksonville, Fla.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Booneville; Heritage Hospice Ministries, 1801 South Harper Road, Corinth, MS 38834; or a favorite charity.

 

 

DOLLIE GUMM

BALDWYN ‑ Dollie Gumm, 89, died Monday, Den. 6, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a long illness. She was a member of Parker's Chapel Baptist Church, a retired factory worker and a homemaker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro Lloyd Stephens, Bro Thomas Langley, Bro. Keith Thomas and Bro Jerry Gold officiating Burial will he in Prentiss Memorial Gardens

Survivors include four suns, Robert "Bob" Gumm and his wife, Sharon, of Baldwyn, Harold Gumm and his wile, Candy, of Gulfport Howard Gumm and his wife. Sue, and Mitchell Gumm and his wife, Brandy, all of Dennis: four daughters, Joyce Oswalt and her husband. Notion, of Wheeler, Chris Reynolds and her husband, Paul, of Man. done, Thelma Gann and her bus band, Don, of Baldwyn, and Peggy Moore and her husband. James "Dude," of Wheeler; 33 grandchildren; 49 great‑grandchildren: dine great‑great‑grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Gumm, a daughter, Gerry Trulove: and a grandson, Troy Trulove.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Gumm, Ronald Floyd, Bobbin Gumm, Chris Jackson, Mitch Gumm Mike Bush and Randy Trulove.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Moore, Daniel Hines, David Hatfield, and Bobby Gumm

            Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today.

 

MARSHALL GUNN

WALNUT - Marshall Earl Gunn, 41, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at his home in Walnut. He was disabled. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Tuscumbia Baptist Church in Alcorn County.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Harmony Baptist Church in Walnut with Bro. Pete officiating and Bro. Brian Tatum assisting. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery in Alcorn County. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, Jason Gunn and Kyle Gunn of Corinth; his mother, Kay Stinson Gunn of Walnut; three sisters, Jeannie Mills and husband, Thomas, and Sara Mills, all of Walnut, and Amy Carmichiel and husband, Sammie, of Corinth; a brother, Jeffrey Lamar Gunn of Walnut; his grandmother, Iris Stinson of Walnut; his fiancee, Tanya Bearden of Adamsville, Tenn.; the mother of his children, Starr Switcher Gunn of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Lamar Gunn; a sister, Katheryn Louise "Kathy" Gunn Wells; and his grandparents, Earl Stinson, and Gulia and Ruth Mohundro Gunn.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Mills, Jared Mills, Kevin Mills, Colby Carmichiel, Benji Mills and Adam Moss.

Visitation will continue at the church from 7 a.m. to service time today.

 

NEAL GUNN

CORINTH - Neal Dean Gunn, 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis. He was retired from the apparel industry. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed working in his yard.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Coleman-Family Chapel with Bro. Charles Stephenson and Bro. Lloyd Black officiating. Burial will be in Tiplersville Cemetery in Tippah County.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Gunn of Corinth; three sons, Michael Gunn and wife, Wanda, of Walnut, Kevin Gunn and wife, Angela, of Corinth, and Rob Gunn and wife, Renee, of Cerro Gordo, Ill.; a daughter, Sharon Tribandis and husband, Thom, of Biloxi; seven grandchildren, Brandon Gunn of Walnut, Dallas Moss III of Corinth, Robbie Christensen of Biloxi, and Abby Gunn, Natalie Gunn, Hannah Crawford and Aaron Crawford, all of Cerro Gordo, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther Earl and Maude Gunn; two brothers, Hugh Gunn and Wayne Gunn; and three sisters, Earline Reed, Juanita Gunn and Joyce Gunn.

Pallbearers will be Michael Gunn, Kevin Gunn, Rob Gunn, Thom Tribanis, Dallas Moss, Brandon Gunn and Dallas Moss III.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

MARLENE GUNN

CORINTH - Sue Marlene Gunn, 60, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was the operator of A Slice of Happiness Gift Shop in Corinth. She was the School Food Service director for the State of Mississippi, retiring after 25 years. She also authored numerous books for the food service industry. She started her career as a teacher at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She served as director of a child nutrition program at Meridian as a food service director at Doctor's Hospital in Jackson. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Walnut.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Glen Hudspeth officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in Walnut.

Survivors include her father, Sewell Gunn and wife, Iris, of Walnut; three sisters, Lesa Voyles of Ripley, Shelly Stanley and husband, Terry, of Belmont, and Nelda Barnes and husband, Charles, of Corinth; a brother, Wayne Gunn and wife, Deb, of Waynesboro, Tenn.; seven nieces and nephews; four great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Zevie Sue Eubanks Gunn.

Pallbearers will be Alan Smith, Travis Smith, Jerry Barnes, Douglas Jackson, Ben Windham, Michael Gunn, Joshua Stanley and Blake Voyles.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Stanley, Jennifer Voyles, Bobby Gunn and Susan Gunn.

Visitation will continue from 7 a.m. to service time today.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton OH 44720.

 

STELLA GURLEY

IUKA - Funeral services for Stella Gurley, 99, were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Iuka Baptist Church with the Rev. Harris Counce and the Rev. Jim Manley officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens. Cutshall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gurley died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, at Tishomingo Living Center. Stella Neomi Crawford Gurley was born March 23, 1898 in Pleasant Site, Ala., to William Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Patterson Crawford. She was a homemaker and a LPN at Cosby Clinic and Tishomingo County Hospital from 1950 until she retired in 1961. She was a member of Iuka Baptist Church where she taught the TEL Sunday School Class for many years.

Survivors include three daughters and three sons-in-law, Evelyn and Basil Wheeler, Bonnie and Herman Bullard and Betty and Dan Young; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Loren and Jan Gurley and Billy and Ruby Gurley, all of Iuka; three sisters, Esther Crabb of Tishomingo, Carlyn Williams and Etta Hester, both of Iuka; one brother, Lee Crawford of Corinth; 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Gurley's grandsons served as pallbearers.

She was preceded in death by one son, Aubrey Laverne Gurley and six brothers.

 

EDNA O. GUTHRIE

GLEN - Edna O. Guthrie, 84, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at the Miss. Care Center in Corinth. She was a homemaker and a member of Rowland Mills Missionary Baptist Church.

Services will be at noon Tuesday at the Rowland Mills Missionary Baptist Church in Burnsville with Edward Stacy and Joe Hardwick officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Coleman Family Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Nell Causey and husband, Bill, of Iuka; two sons, Aaron Guthrie of Rogersville, Ark., and Aubrey Guthrie and wife, Judy, of Burnsville; her grandchildren, Rock Guthrie of Crump, Tenn., Elaine Odle of Corinth, Denean White of Iuka, Wayne Evans and Brett Evans, both of Eugene, Ore., and Mike Evans of Burnsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul A. Guthrie; her parents, George and Cora Whitfield; one sister, Esther Skinner; and five brothers, Edward, Williard, O.D., Dewey and Travis Whitfield.

Pallbearers will be Rock Allen Guthrie, Brad Guthrie, Jeffery Skinner, Kenneth Odle, Charles Whitfield and Mike Wildman.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday at the church.

 

LINDA L. GUYNES

CORINTH - Linda L. Guynes, 58, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born June 25, 1944, to Virgil and Mildred Thompson Shouse. She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Voyles officiating. Burial will be in the County Line Baptist Church Cemetery in Walnut.

Survivors include four sons, Roger Wiginton of Rienzi, Rodney Wiginton of Glen, Billy Wiginton and his wife, Denise, of Corinth, and Nathan Wiginton of Walnut; two daughters, Debbie Baswell and her husband, Donald, and Melinda Harris and her husband, Terry, all of Corinth; three brothers, Thomas Shouse of Chicago, Ill., Kenneth Shouse and Gary Shouse, both of Corinth; four sisters, Betsy Kinsley and Sharon Haynie, both of Corinth, Barbara Claunch of Burnsville and Peggy Bryd of New Mexico; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Woodrow Guynes; the father of her children, Teddy D. Wiginton; a grandson, Dusty Wiginton; two nieces, Christy Smith and Donna Shouse.

 

GUYTON "DICK" GUYTON

Guyton "Dick" Guyton, 74, died Thursday, September 5, 1991, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a native and former resident of Blue Mountain before moving to Tupelo six years ago. He attended Mississippi College and the University of Mississippi. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was the business manager of Blue Mountain College for 25 years and sponsored the Freshman Class for 10 years. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. past president of the Blue Mountain Men's Club, a Boy Scout Master and a trustee for Blue Mountain High School.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at The Funeral Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Dr. John G. Armistead and Dr. Prentiss Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the Tupelo Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Myrick Guyton: two sons, D. H. Guyton Jr. and Barney J. Guyton, both of Tupelo; six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Hal Buchanan, Henry Whitfield, Dr. James Travis, Bernell Smith, Herbert Freeman and Nick Anest.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult Six Sunday school class at the Calvary Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the David E. Guyton Scholarship Fund at Blue Mountain College or to the United Methodist Senior Services.

 

 

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