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Alzea Brewer
   Funeral services for Alzea “Madea” Brewer, 78, of Charleston, are at noon Saturday, Dec. 14, at Abundant Harvest Church. Burial will follow in Brewer Cemetery.
   Visitation is today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Brewer died Dec. 8, 2013, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital.
   She was born on Aug. 29, 1935.
   Mrs. Brewer was a member of Old Bethel M.B. Church, God’s Church of Faith Ministries and Seeking Souls Outreach.
   Surviving Mrs. Brewer are six daughters, Mary Jean Davis, Kersema Collins, Lisa McAbee, Lind Hampton, Diania Shipp, and Ella Ellis, all of Charleston; eight sons, Percy Brewer, Dedric Brewer, Jeff Brewer, Cedric Brewer, Melvin Brewer, James McKinley, Columbus McKinley and Kem Brewer, all of Charleston; two sisters, Clara Warnell of Valparaiso, Ind., and Ella Chandler of Chicago, Ill.; a brother, Eddie McKinley Jr. of Chicago.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Jean Cash
   Jean Cash, 87, of Greenwood died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at her residence. Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Wilson and Knight Chapel. Visitation was at 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Dr. Jim Phillips officiated.
   Mrs. Cash was born on July 31, 1926, and she had lived in Greenwood since 1972. She was a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church and a member of the Garden Club.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, James Cash.
   Mrs. Cash is survived by her daughter, Wanda Sing of Brandon, Miss., and two step-sons, Jimmy Cash of Greenwood and Ricky Cash of Grenada. She is also survived by her sister, Anna Rounsville of Grenada, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   An online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonandknight.com.
   Wilson and Knight Funeral Home was in charge.

Sammie E. Conley

   Funeral services for Sammie E. Conley, 52, of Gore Springs, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Greater Pleasant Grove Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Conley died Dec. 5, 2013, of injuries from an automobile accident.
   He was born on July 17, 1961, and was the son of the late Bishop Evire L. Conley Sr. and the late Zembrue G. Conley.
   Mr. Conley was an associate at the Church of God in Christ Congregational Church.
   Surviving Mr. Conley are five sisters, Jeardean Bethea of Washington Park, Ill., Virlean Parks of Horn Lake, Miss., Felecia Conley of Gore Springs, Rosa Jordan of O’Fallon, Ill., and Veronica Conley of Grenada; and three brothers, Evire L. Conley Jr. of Little Rock, Ark., Eddie B. Conley of Birmingham, Ala., and James L. Conley of Southaven, Miss.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Earnestine Goldman
   Funeral services for Earnestine Goldman, 59, of Kilmichael, are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Haven United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery in Winona.
   Visitation is today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Bethel Cathedral of Faith in Grenada.
   Mrs. Goldman died Dec. 3, 2013.
   Joshua J. Hughes Funeral Home is in charge.

Jean Carol Wilson Kroll

   Funeral services for Jean Carol Wilson Kroll, 70, of Water Valley, were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Loveland, Ohio, with Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home in charge of burial.
   Mrs. Kroll died Dec. 8, 2013, at her home in Water Valley.
   She was born on Aug. 31, 1943, in Memphis, to James Sidney and Rachael Miller Wilson.
   Mrs. Kroll was a secretary for Girl Scouts of America at the time she met and married her husband, Bob. She also worked as a proof reader for construction of the first nuclear aircraft carrier, Enterprise. Later, she worked alongside her husband in his pastoral duties, serving as secretary, musician, Bible teacher, and ladies retreat organizer.
   After moving back to Water Valley, she was involved in outreach and visitation at First Baptist Church, where she and Bob became members. Her children remember fondly that she would awaken them each morning singing, “This is the day that the Lord has made,” even into their young adult lives. She faithfully and joyfully lived out her Christian duties as a helpmate to husband Bob during their 50 years of marriage.
   In addition to her husband, Mrs. Kroll is survived by two daughters, Deborah Clutter of Loveland and Amy Walker of Horn Lake; a son, Robert “Rob” Kroll Jr. of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, James Wilson Jr. and David Wilson, both of Water Valley; and four grandchildren.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

Eva Barbara Williams Marter

   Funeral services for Eva Barbara Williams Marter, 82, of Gore Springs, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Burial followed in Parker Cemetery in Alva.
   Mrs. Marter died Dec. 9, 2013, at Grace Health and Rehab in Grenada.
   She was born on April 9, 1931, in Bolivar County, to Douglas Williams and Etosian Allday Williams.
   Mrs. Marter was a retired Wal-Mart receptionist and a member of Gore Springs Baptist Church.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Wayne Britt; her second husband, Clifford Marter; a sister, Bertha Hodge; and a brother, Boyd Williams.
   Mrs. Marter is survived by a daughter, Sheri Spencer of Collierville, Tenn.; two sons, Curtis Britt of Duck Hill and Chris Marter of Gore Springs; two step-daughters, Shirley Roberson and Joy Tippit, both of Enid; a step-son, Buddy Marter of Jackson; two brothers, Shelton Williams of Slate Springs and Curtis Williams of Calhoun City; two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
   An online guestbook is at www.pryorfuneralhome.com.
   Pryor Funeral Home was in charge.

Martha Ellen Lott McBride

   Funeral services for Martha Ellen Lott McBride, 89, of Carrollton, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Roberts & Sons Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in Brown Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery.
   Visitation is today from 2 to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.
   Mrs. McBride died Dec. 7, 2013.
   Surviving Mrs. McBride are three daughters, Bernice Wright, Maxine McBride and Patricia Edwards; step-daughter, Yvonne McBride; 11 sons, Phillip McBride, Charles McBride, Clark McBride, Johnny McBride, Willie B McBride, Larry McBride, Essix McBride, Windell McBride, Jimmy D McBride, Dwight McBride, and Joe McBride; step-son, James McBride; sister, Sadie Alexander; step-sister, Earlie George; brother, Jimmie Lee Lott; 48 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.
   Roberts & Sons Mortuary is in charge.

Ronnie Lee Morrow Sr.

   Funeral services for Ronnie Lee Morrow Sr., 54, of Grenada, were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Elliott Baptist Church Cemetery at Elliott.
   Visitation was Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at National Funeral Home Chapel.
   Mr. Morrow died Dec. 8, 2013, at his home.
   He was born on Jan. 17, 1959, and was the son of Roy Morrow and Margie French Morrow of Greenville.
   Ronnie was employed by Koppers Industries. He was a member of Elliott Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
   Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Roy Morrow; his step-father, J.D. Lewis; and one brother, Tommy Lewis.
   Mr. Morrow is survived by his son, Lee Morrow Jr. and his wife, Cynthia; two grandchildren, Thomas Hayden Morrow and Whittney Celeste Morrow; his mother, Margie Lewis; and six brothers, Stephen Morrow, Calvin Morrow, Jimmy Lewis, Kenny Lewis, Michael Lewis and David Lewis.  
   On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

Eli John Myrick Jr.

   Funeral services for Eli John Myrick Jr., 83, of Vardaman, formerly of Grenada, are at noon Friday, Dec. 13, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Vardaman.
   Visitation is today from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.
   Mr. Myrick died Dec. 10, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
   He was born on July 15, 1930, in Petal, to the late E. J. Myrick Sr. and Irene Parker Myrick.
   Mr. Myrick was a retired insurance agent. He had worked for Nationwide and Mutual of Omaha. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was also a realtor, a member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Gulf Port, a member of the Gulf Port Kiwanis Club and Chamber of Commerce.
   In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Myrick in death are two brothers, Pete Myrick and Billy Myrick.
   Surviving Mr. Myrick are his wife, Veneal Spratlin Myrick of Vardaman; two daughters, Terri Lynn Tubbs of Saucer, Miss., and Jennifer Jane Burnette of Middleton, Tenn.; son, Jeffery John Myrick of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Vickie Myrick of Saucer and Pat Batte of Forrest; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Online condolences may be made at www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.
   Parker Memorial Funeral Homes is in charge.

Martha Magee Toole
   Funeral services for Martha Magee Toole, 72, of Grenada, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Oakland United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville.
   Mrs. Toole died Dec. 8, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
   She was born on Oct. 9, 1941, in Batesville, to James Rupert and Marina Gates Hayward Magee.
   Throughout her life, Mrs. Toole loved music and taught many the art of playing the piano. She also played for Tillatoba Baptist Church and Oakland Methodist Church for many years. She was a member of Oakland Methodist Church. Mrs. Toole was a realtor in Greenwood, an avid bridge player and a member of the Oakland Bridge Club.
   Mrs. Toole is survived by a daughter, Ginny Sosebee of Batesville; three sons, Mark M. Toole of Cruger, Miss., John R. Toole of Coldwater and Hunt Toole of Holcomb; three sisters, Barbara Magee of St. Louis, Charlene Magee Leverette of Grenada and Sylvia Magee Grant of Oakland; and nine grandchildren.
   The family request memorial donations be sent to Oakland Methodist Church, c/o Joy Mullin, 79 Oak St., Oakland, MS 38948.
   Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge.

Jessica Lynn Hand White
   Funeral services for Jessica Lynn Hand White, 27, of Baldwyn, Miss., formerly of Grenada, were at  2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Adams Arbor Church Cemetery near Charleston.
   Visitation was Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home Chapel.
Jessica died Dec. 9, 2013, at Okolona, Miss.
   She was born on Oct. 26, 1986, and was the daughter of Mike Hand and Sarah Louise Sanderson Hand of Baldwyn.
   Jessica was employed by Logan’s Road House Restaurant as a waitress.
   She is survived by two sons, Cayden Kerr of Grenada and Jax White of Baldwyn; her parents, Mike and Sarah Hand of Baldwyn; two brothers, James Moss of Marietta, Miss., and Dewayne Moss of Peppertown, Miss.; her grandparents, Billy and Annette Hand of Scobey; and four aunts, Joyce Westmoreland, Judy Sanders, Dorce Green, and Betty Powers.
   On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.


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