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James Floyd
   Graveside service for James Floyd, 55, of Water Valley will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church.
   Mr. Floyd died Feb. 15, 2013, at his home.
   He was born in Water Valley on July 27, 1957, to Aileen Davis Floyd of Calhoun City and the late Gabe Floyd.
   Mr. Floyd worked for Travis Sharp with Water Valley Timber for many years. He was a truck driver for Universal Steel and was currently employed as a truck driver for J. B. Hunt. He enjoyed hunting, camping and was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.
   In addition to his father, preceding Mr. Floyd in death are a son, James Russell Galloway; a sister, Mary Bell Lamar; and a brother, Gabe Floyd Jr.
   In addition to his mother, surviving Mr. Floyd are his wife, Brenda P. Galloway Floyd of Water Valley; two daughters, Shirley A. Galloway and Teresa G. Hobson of Water Valley; a son, Clardis E. Galloway  of Water Valley; two sisters, Ruby Floyd Davis of North Carolina and Elizabeth Carter of Bruce; brother, Homer Floyd of Randolph, Miss.; 12 grandchildren,  six great-grandchildren, numerous cousins and other relatives.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge.

Donald G. Griffin
   A memorial service for Donald G. Griffin, 86 of  Cruger, was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home Chapel.
   Mr. Griffin died  Feb. 17, 2013,  at  his residence.   
   He was the son of the late George and Ruth Griffin.
   Mr. Griffin was a lifelong long resident of Cruger and a member of the Methodist Church.
   In addition to his parents, preceding him in death is his wife, Betty Turnipseed Griffin.
   He is survived by his daughter Donna G. Becker of Tampa, Fla.; his son, Thomas Grey Griffin of Cruger; four grandchildren.
   An online guestbook is available at www.wilsonandknight.com.
   Wilson and Knight Funeral Home is in charge.

Louie V. Harrison Jr.
   Funeral services for Dr. Louie V. Harrison Jr., 81, of Winona, were at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Winona. Burial followed in Winona Garden of Memory.  
   Dr. Harrison died Feb. 16, 2013.
   He was the son of the late Louie V. and Montea Abel Harrison.
   Dr. Harrison was a retired dentist, a U.S. Navy veteran, and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Winona.
   In addition to his parents, preceding Dr. Harrison in death is his wife, Mary Ann Pegues Harrison.   
   Surviving Dr. Harrison are his brother, Jack Harrison; in-laws, Susan Klees, Karen Vincent, Fred  Vincent, Jim Vincent, Steve Hoover, Neil Stallings, Sonya, Patty, and Elizabeth Harrison; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society.
   An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Lee Funeral Home was in charge.

Danny Ross Ingram
   Funeral services for Danny Ross “D.R.” Ingram, 70, of Oxford, were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at First Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
   Mr. Ingram died Feb. 16, 2013, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford.  
   He was born in Oxford to the late Albert Ross and Birdie Smith Ingram.
   Mr. Ingram was a cattleman and farmer. He served as a 1st Lt. in the Army during the Vietnam War and was stationed at Ft. Campbell, Ky. He graduated from Mississippi State University where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He was Director Emeritus of Mechanics Bank , a past director of Tallahatchie Valley Electric Association and a member of First Baptist Church of Water Valley.  
   In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Ingram in death is his wife, Linda Fite Ingram.
   Surviving Mr. Ingram are his daughter, Julie Cloud Ingram Tyler of Water Valley; his son, John Ross Ingram of Water Valley; and six grandchildren.
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl.17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633, American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, or to the Mississippi State Veteran Home, 120 Veterans Drive, Oxford, MS  38655.
   Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

Bertha Bacon Jacks
   Bertha Bacon Jacks, 89, of Grenada, departed from this life on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Providence Assisted Living Center in Grenada.  
   Born June 16, 1923, in Carroll County, Bertha was the daughter of Walter F. and Johnnie Bacon. She graduated from J. Z. George High School in Carrollton. She was married to Harvey Denton “Pete” Jacks who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death are her only son, Walter “Denny” Jacks, and several siblings, Buddy Bacon and Allyne Holmes of Winona, Latha Austin of Greenwood, and Dorrence Chambley of McCarley.
   Bertha is survived by her daughter-in-law, Lon Jacks and grandson, John Jacks of Germantown, Md. Additional survivors are nieces, Shirley Curtis of Greenwood, Mary Elizabeth Corley of McCarley, Betty Lynn Hudson of Southlake, Texas and Georgia Ross of Fayetteville, Ark. Bertha was a mainstay in the care of both Latha and Allyne after they became unable to live independently. A host of other relatives and friends join in cherishing her memory.
   Bertha and Pete lived in Grenada for over 60 years where Bertha was employed by Bell South Telephone Company as an operator. She was one of those friendly voices that asked “number please” which exist today only in memories or in reruns of old television programs. After retirement, Bertha maintained a close relationship with her former co-workers through the Telephone Pioneers Club. She also enjoyed daily coffee chats with neighbors and walked for exercise with friends into her 80s.
   Bertha was loyal to her family and church, First United Methodist Church of Grenada. She attended worship services, the John Rundle Sunday School Class and the XYZ Club until shortly before her death.  
   Visitation was Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Grenada from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Funeral services followed at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Potter and the Rev. Jack Smith officiating. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
   The family requests that memorials be made to the donor’s choice of charity.
   Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.      

Darlene Bland Kimble
   Funeral services for Darlene Bland Kimble, 68, of Oxford, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Moorse Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Kimble died Feb. 13, 2013, at Graceland Care Center of natural causes.
   She was born on July 1, 1944.
   Mrs. Kimble was a retired Kellwood Corporation seamstress, a graduate of Central High School in Coffeeville and a member of Moorse Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church.
   Preceding Mrs. Kimble in death are her husband, Wilton Kimble and daughter, Wilma R. Kimble.
   Surviving Mrs. Kimble are her daughter, Debora Kimble of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Katherine Smith of Coffeeville and Mary Newby of Nashville; two brothers, Milton Bland of Detroit, Mich., and John H. Bland of Oxford.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Florence M. Lovell
   Florence M. Lovell, 87, of Grenada, formerly of Deming, N.M., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Providence Assisted Living Center in Grenada. She was born on Feb. 25, 1925, in West Unity, Ohio to William Pollard and Helen Catherine Fulks Garrison. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and was also a 30 year member and officer of the Deming Gem & Mineral Society of New Mexico.
   Survivors include her husband, Al Lovell of Grenada; two sons, Dennis K. Lovell of Grenada and Aaron D. Lovell of Westmont, Ill.; one daughter, Bonnie Lovell Hill of Kosse, Texas; and one sister, Pauline Gebo of Deming, N.M. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William P. Garrison.
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA  22312.
   Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.

Walter Mack Jr.
   Funeral services for Walter Mack Jr., 58, of Duck Hill, are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Binford Chapel U.M. Church. Burial will follow in Duck Hill Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Mack died Feb. 15, 2013, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital of heart failure.
   He was born on Aug. 12, 1954, and was the son of Walter Mack Sr. and Alice Marie Mack-Davis.
   Mr. Mack was a member of Binford Chapel U.M. Church where he was a member of the male choir. He was also a member of the Duck Hill Male Club and attended Duck Hill High School and graduated from the Job Corps at Mammoth Cave, Ky. He enjoyed fishing and cutting grass.
   Surviving Mr. Mack are his wife, Rebecca Mack of Duck Hill; two daughters, Nekita D. Taylor and Kassie Savage of Duck Hill; three sisters, Sarah M. McNeil and Ernestine Small of Duck Hill and Brenda L. Miers of Riverdale, Ga.; three brothers, Tommy L. Mack of Hazelhurst, Willie Mack Jr. of Grenada and Malvin E. Davis of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and two granddaughters.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

R. J. McDonald
   Funeral services for R. J. McDonald, 88, of Winona, were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
   Mr. McDonald died Feb. 18, 2013, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital of heart failure.
   He was the son of the late Jackson and Mary Florence Williams McDonald.
   Mr. McDonald was a retired manager for Neal Furniture Company and a member of First Baptist Church in Winona. He enjoyed gardening and loved automobiles.
   In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. McDonald in death is his wife, Laura Frances Weeks McDonald.
   Survivors include his two sons, Thomas Wayne McDonald of Vaiden and James Barry McDonald of Memphis; his grandson, two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
   An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge.

Gladys Mondy
   Funeral services for Gladys Mondy, 99, of Duck Hill, are at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Binford Chapel U.M. Church. Burial will follow in Duck Hill Cemetery.
   Visitation is Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Mondy died Feb. 18, 2013, at her home.
   She was born on Dec. 17, 1913.
   Mrs. Mondy was a retired school teacher. She taught in Duck Hill and Vaiden for over 37 years. She was a member of Binford Chapel U.M. Church and a 1953 graduate of Rust College.
   Surviving Mrs. Mondy are six nieces, Dorothy White of Duck Hill, Agnes Wells of Atlanta, Ga., Celestine Bell of St. Louis, Mo., Carolyn Higgins and Kathy McDougal of Clarksdale, and Janice Magee of Winona; five nephews, James Gordon of Vallejo, Calif., Alfonzo White, Tommy Lee White and Stantley White, all of Duck Hill, and Eddie Cooley of Joliet, Ill.; two brother-in-laws, William McDougal of Clarksdale and John Mondy of Grenada; and a host of great nieces and nephews.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Lamar Redditt
   Funeral services for Lamar Redditt, 68, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Belle Flower M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Redditt died Feb. 14, 2013, in Clarksville, Tenn.
   He was born on May 12, 1944.
   Mr. Redditt was a butcher and a member of Belle Flower M.B. Church.
   Surviving Mr. Redditt are two daughters, Sherry Rouse and Tawanda Redditt of Norcross, Ga.; six sons, Lemar Redditt Jr. of Lawrenceville, Ga., Michael Redditt, Gregory Redditt and Marvin Redditt, all of Grenada, Christopher Redditt of Clarksville, Tenn., and Chauncey Moss of Atlanta; and a brother, Theo Redditt Jr.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Bobby Nell James Shofner
   Graveside service for Bobby Nell James Shofner, 83, of Winona were at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
   Mrs. Shofner died Feb. 15, 2013, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital of complications from of cancer.
   She was the daughter of the late James Gordon and Minnie Belle Blackwell.
   Mrs. Shofner was a homemaker and a Baptist.
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Shofner in death is her husband,  James H. “Buddy” Shofner Jr.
   Survivors include her son, Bruce Shofner of Clarksdale, formerly of Winona, and several nieces and nephews.
   An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com
   Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge.

Fannie Tellis
   Funeral services for Fannie Tellis, 75, of Charleston, are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at True Bible Way Church of Jesus Christ in Tippo. Burial will follow in Elliott Cemetery in Cascilla.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Tellis died Feb. 13, 2013 at Baptist East in Memphis.
   She was born  on Aug. 27, 1937, and was a homemaker.
   Surviving Mrs. Tellis are her daughter, Brenda Tellis-Nunaley of Grenada; four sons, Tony Tellis, Jerome Tellis and Dewyane Tellis, all of Charleston, and Jerry Tellis of Grenada; a sister, Annie Mae Townsend of Cleveland, Miss.; two brothers, Walter Lee Townsend of Toledo, Ohio and Albert George Townsend of Boyle, Miss.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.


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