Johnny Mack Blaylock
Johnny Mack Blaylock Sr., 60, of Holcomb, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013, at Grenada Lake Medical Center from injuries received in a car accident.
He was born on March 31, 1953, to James Woody Blaylock and Robbie Brown Blaylock.
He was the owner of Steve’s Pest Control and also a retired first sergeant in the U.S. Army unit at Camp McCain. He was a member of the Blue Knights of Grenada and a reserve officer for the Grenada Police Department and the Grenada County Sheriff Department. He attended Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Visitation was held Monday, July 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Garner Harper Funeral Home. A memorial service followed at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbye Blaylock of Holcomb; a daughter, Jenna Marie Blaylock, of Hernando; and two sons, Johnny Mack Blaylock Jr. and Jeremy M. Blaylock (Cristin), all of Duck Hill. He is also survived by three brothers, Steve Blaylock (Alice), Ronnie Blaylock (Joy), and Kenneth “Bubba” Blaylock (Lynn), all of Grenada; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to the Blue Knights of Grenada, c/o Dr. Bart Bristow, 960 Avent Dr. Grenada, MS 38901 or to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 245 Meadowbrook, Grenada, MS 38901.
Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.
Ruby Mae Blaylock
Funeral services for Ruby Mae Blaylock, 78, of Winona, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Winona.
Mrs. Blaylock died July 24, 2013, at Select Speciality Hospital in Jackson of respiratory failure.
She was the daughter of Louis and Tressie Woods Chambley and the widow of Benson Blaylock.
Mrs. Blaylock was a retired waitress and worked at 35-55 Truck Stop in Vaiden for many years. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Glenda Gail Blaylock; and her brother, Joe Woods.
Mrs. Blaylock is survived by her son, Larry Blaylock of Winona; three grandsons, Wayne Blaylock of Itta Bena, Mike Blaylock of Greenwood and Justin Blaylock of Winona; and four great-grandchildren.
An online guestbook is at www.ofhwinona.com.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge.
Mary Eleanor Pinnix Field
Funeral services for Mary Eleanor Pinnix Field, 88, of Grenada, were at 1 p.m. Monday, July 29, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at 4:30 p.m. in the Masonic Cemetery in Amory, Miss.
Visitation was Monday from noon until 1 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Mrs. Field died July 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford.
She was born on April 16, 1925, and was the daughter of the late James Anderson Pinnix and Lena Gertrude Bryant Pinnix in Amory.
Mary was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also loved the First United Methodist Church where she and Earl raised their children and were members for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Otis Earl Field; her sister, Evelyn Lorraine Fears; and her granddaughter, Heather Ann Field.
Mrs. Field is survived by a son, Jeffrey Earl Field and his wife, Karolyn, of Alexandria, La.; three daughters, Julia Lynn Goodwin of Cordova, Tenn., Eleanor Jane McMullan and her husband, Wyche, of Hattiesburg and Janice Rhea Harrison and her husband, Kent, of Grenada; one brother, Felix Powers Pinnix of Shreveport, La.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
National Funeral Home was in charge
Katherine Louise Hill Grimes
Katherine Louise “Lou” Hill Grimes, 87, of Grenada, and beloved wife of 65 years to Mark Grimes, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
She was a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi and a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. For 20 years she was a dedicated teacher serving the children of Glen Allen and Grenada, Miss. She was a Life-Member of Grenada Junior Auxiliary. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a former member of First United Methodist Church. Her love for the Lord was evidenced by the fruits of the Spirit that were so prominent in her life--love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Collins and her husband, Royce, of Birmingham, Ala., and Kathy Bledsoe of Kansas City, Mo. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Andrea Flowers (Nathan), David Bledsoe (Amber), Stephanie Hall (Jeremy), JoAnna Bledsoe, Katherine Bledsoe, James Bledsoe, Joel Bledsoe, Meredith DeVore (Elliott), Griffin Collins, and Rebecca Collins. She is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Savannah Hall, Jeremiah Hall and Zackary Flowers; sister-in-law, Patty Grimes and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Bessie Hill; brothers, Ted Hill, Joe Hill, Billy Hill, and Bobby Hill; sisters, Evelyn Rollings and Doris Crim; and a great-grandson, Jameson Hall.
Memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 475 Pearidge Rd. Grenada, MS 38901 or to a charity of choice.
Visitation was held Saturday, July 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Garner Harper Funeral Home. A celebration of Louise’s life was held on Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.
Billy Wayne Tuberville
Funeral services for Billy Wayne Tuberville,76, of Grenada, are at 1 p.m. Friday Aug. 2, at National Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Roble Tuberville, Chuck Bowen, Tayne Tuberville, Sykes Wood, Hollis Morrow, James Warf, and Robert Brassfield. Ethan Tuberville will be an honorary pallbearer.
Visitation is Thursday Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Billy died July 30, 2013, at his home.
He was born on April 2, 1937, and was the son of James K. Vardaman Tuberville and Jewell Wood Tuberville of Slate Springs, Miss.
Billy was employed by SOL Engineering as a quality control inspector. He was a member of Eskridge Baptist Church. He enjoyed decorating for Christmas, loved playing golf and was an avid Mississippi State fan. Billy’s CB handle was “The Silver Fox.”
Billy is survived by his wife, Pat Ezell Tuberville of Grenada; three daughters, Tina Tuberville Costilow (Mack) of Grenada, Reba Lafond (Doug) of Columbia, Tenn., and Rene Tuberville of Southaven; one son, Wayne Tuberville (Lisa) of West Memphis, Ark.; two step-sons, Timmy Wyer (Tenille) and Buck Wyer, all of Fairmont, W.V.; one sister, Tobbie Bowen of Panama City Beach, Fla.; one brother, Roble Tuberville of Grenada; six grandchildren, Ethan, Logan, Ashlea, Austin, Sadie, and Sophia; one great-grandchild, Courtland.
National Funeral Home is in charge.