Jo Ann Garner
A graveside service for Jo Ann Garner, 78, of Charleston, was held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale/Enid Community.
Mrs. Garner died Sept. 26, 2013.
She was the daughter of the late Walton C Hall and Vera Best Hall.
Mrs. Garner was a member of the Tower Grove Baptist Church in St. Louis, Mo., and a retired registered nurse, BSN.
In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Garner in death is her brother, W. C. Hall Jr.
Surviving Mrs. Garner are her sister, Vera Mae Ashmore of Batesville; sister-in-law, Sadie Hall of Metairie, La.; and three nieces, Tracey Coats of Wahiawa, Hawaii, Karen Countiss of Brandon and Donnice Davis of Batesville.
Newsom Funeral Home was in charge.
Willia Coggins Gwin
A memorial service for Willia “Faye” Coggins Gwin, 75, of Greenwood, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation is Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Gwin died Sept. 26, 2013, at Indywood Glen Personal Care.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1938, in Baldwin, and was the the daughter of Eva McCary and R.V. Coggins.
Mrs. Gwin attended Northeast Mississippi Junior College, worked in the fifth circuit court system for Judge Clayton, and later worked for her husband as his legal secretary for 30 years. She was an avid fan of horses, dogs and all of God’s creatures.
In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Gwin in death is her husband of 42 years, Arnold “Bo” Gwin.
Surviving Mrs. Gwin are four stepchildren, Melissa Gwin Pedron, of Elizabethtown, Ky., Michael O. Gwin, of Jackson, Miss., Elizabeth Prestidge Gwin “Betsy” Burrus, of Nashville, Tenn., and Christopher Green Gwin, of Atlanta, Ga.; and nine step-grand children.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Humane Society.
An online guestbook is available at www.wilsonandknight.com.
Wilson and Knight Funeral Home is in charge.
Jerry G. Perry
Jerry G. Perry, 69, of Scott, Ark., passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, after a courageous battle against acute myeloid leukemia. He was born Aug. 21, 1944, in Grenada.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ruby Perry and a stillborn sister.
He is survived by his wife, Paula Healey Perry; children, Tammy (Steve) Woods of Grenada, Kevin (Tricia) Perry of Benton, Ark., Lee (Darla) Edge of Sherwood, Ark., Taneesa (Will) Richardson of Lithia, Fla.; a sister, Betty Haile of Scobey; a brother, Robert (Teresa) Perry Jr. of Terry, Miss.; father-in-law, Paul (Patsy) Healey of Houston, Ark.; and his mother-in-law, Joyce Healey of Sherwood, Ark.
Grandchildren include Stan (Rachael), Neil, and Preston Woods of Grenada, Reagan (Cory) Grigsby and Dillon Perry of Benton, Ark., Courtney and Hunter Edge of Sherwood, Ark., and Hayden and Heath Richardson of Lithia, Fla. He is also survived by great-grandchildren, McKayla Bailey, Kamden Andrus, and Brantley Woods of Grenada; in addition to extended family and friends.
Jerry was a floor covering contractor and owner of JGP Inc. of Little Rock, Ark. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.
The family will received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at National Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Bethel Cemetery in Carroll County.
On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
National Funeral Home is in charge.
Lucille McAlexander Pillow
Funeral services for Lucille McAlexander Pillow, 90, of Ridgeland, were are at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Burial followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Mrs. Pillow died Sept. 21, 2013, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Jim and Alma McAlexander.
Mrs. Pillow was a charter member of Westminster Presbyterian Church serving in multiple positions including Sunday school teacher, Secretary of Explorer Bible Study and an active member of Women In The Church.
In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Pillow in death are her husband of 52 years, William Harden Pillow and he sister, Peggy McAlexander.
Surviving Mrs. Pillow are five children, Patricia Pillow Faulkner, Bill Pillow, Jimmy Pillow, Helen Pillow Duke and Margaret Pillow Coleman; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 804 E. Park Avenue, Greenwood, MS 38930.
A guestbook is available at www.wilsonandknight.com.
Wilson and Knight Funeral Home was in charge.
Glenda Ann Tingle, 63, of Oxford, formerly of Grenada, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Grenada Living Center. She was born March 3, 1950, in McComb, Miss., to Herman Aaron Thornton and Buford “Bea” Thornton Orr.
She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada and also attended First Baptist Church in Oxford. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who spent 38 years of her life as a compassionate nurse. She will be missed by all and has touched many lives as a caregiver.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, from noon to 2 p.m. at Garner Harper Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery with Bro. Eugene Heimbach officiating.
Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Ann Waters (Rodney) of Duck Hill; two grandchildren, Hannah Lane Waters, and Landon Blair Waters, both of Duck Hill; and a brother, Ronald Joe Thornton of Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Kimberly Ann Blair; and her step-father, Robert W. Orr.
The family request memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Garner Harper Funeral Home is in charge.
Glen Alton Ware
Glen Alton Ware, 60, of Grenada passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born on June 22, 1953, in Mississippi, to Ed Vardaman Ware and Mary Burks Ware.
He was retired from Wonder Bread Company, where he worked for 40 years. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church in Coffeeville and also served as a deacon there. He was a hard-working man who had a passion for hunting and fishing, but mostly loved to spend time with his devoted wife, as well as his children and grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Elam Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Visitation was held prior to the funeral from 11 to 2 p.m.
Interment was in Elam Cemetery with the Rev. Bernette Fielder officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Hadorn Ware of Grenada; a daughter, Angela Ware Bryant of Yazoo City; two sons, Steve Glen Ware of Grenada and Tony Ware of Coffeeville. He is also survived by five sisters, Marilyn Daly of Georgia, Katherine Brower of Sardis, Margie Grant of Grenada, Judy Gregg of Batesville, and Betty Jean Austin of Crowder; three brothers, E.B. Ware of Batesville, Kenneth Ware of Nesbit, Jimmy Dale Ware of Sardis; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.