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Danny Wade Arbuckle
   Danny Wade Arbuckle, 54, of Duck Hill, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Sept. 18, 1959, in St. Louis, Mo., to Jamie Hamp Arbuckle and Ruby Owens Arbuckle. He was later adopted by Janie Marie Kendall Arbuckle. He was retired from Halliburton and was the owner of Partner’s Night Club in Grenada. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, but mostly loved spending time with his grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m., at Garner Harper Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation was held prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery in Oxberry.
   Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Randee Levens Arbuckle of Duck Hill; a son, Jesse Wade (Deanna) Arbuckle of Grenada; and two daughters, Denise (Jason) Williamson of Grenada and Janie Arbuckle of Greenwood. He is also survived by a brother, Ken Arbuckle of Grenada; four sisters, Mary Arbuckle Rose of Greenwood, Ann Ogden of Tennessee, Sherry Sartor of Stewart, and Jan Mann of Houston; and six grandchildren, Brysen, Faith,  Caitlyn,  Evan,  Aiden,  and Carson.  
   He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bo Arbuckle; and a sister, Betty A. Hannan.
   The family requests that memorials be made to the Bethel Cemetery Fund, c/o 307 Delta Wing Road, Holcomb, MS 38940.
   Garner Harper Funeral Home was in charge.

Sisley Brooks
   Funeral services for Sisley Brooks, 65, of Charleston, are at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Jerusalem M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Brooks died Feb. 16, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
   She was born on May 15, 1948, to the late Walter Brooks and Georgeanna Pittman-Brooks.
   Mrs. Brooks is survived by daughters Shanita Johnson-Ford of Holcomb and Angelica Johnson-White of Charleston; three sisters, Lillie Books and Ollie Taylor of Charleston and Ella Mae Washington of Ben Harbour, Mich.; six brothers, George Brooks, Henry Brooks, Gene Brooks, the Rev. Jessie Brooks, Robert Lee Brooks, all of Charleston, and L.D. Brooks of St. Paul, Minn.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Hilda Beatrice Thomas Caldwell
   Funeral services for Hilda Beatrice Thomas Caldwell, 88, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at National Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Lee Black and Dr. Thad Moore officiating. Pallbearers will be Nathan Caldwell, Patrick Taylor, Ben Blair, Levi Caldwell, Caleb Blair, Clovis Caldwell, and David Kyle. Honorary pallbearers will be John Thomas Caldwell and Cole Caldwell. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
   Visitation was Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home Chapel.
Beatrice died Feb. 17, 2014, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, John and Gina Caldwell.
   She was born on Nov. 22, 1925, to the late Willie Glen Thomas Sr. and Morene Carpenter Thomas of Grenada.
   Beatrice was a cattle farmer and was retired from Pennaco Hosiery Mill, where she worked in quality control. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Beatrice was a member of the WMU, clerk at Camp McCain during World War II and a former clerk at Hardy Baptist Church, where she served for 50 years.
   She is survived by one daughter, Annelle Taylor and her husband W.C.; two sons, Ronald Thomas Caldwell and John Glen Caldwell and his wife Gina, all of Grenada; six grandchildren, Nathan Caldwell, Lenore Caldwell Blair, Patrick Taylor, John Thomas Caldwell, Sicily Caldwell, and Olivia Caldwell; seven great-grandchildren, Caleb Blair, Caitlin Blair, Katie Caldwell Cook, Levi Caldwell, Cole Caldwell, Justin Floyd, and Riley Grace Taylor; one great-great grandchild, Paige Cook; and a host of nieces and nephews.
   In addition to her parents, Beatrice was preceded by her husband, John Henry Caldwell Jr.; one grandson, Charles Thomas Taylor; two brothers, Lester A. Thomas and W. G. Thomas Jr. and one sister, Frances Thomas Gray.
   Online condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

Daisy Willis Chamberlain
Funeral services for Daisy Willis Chamberlain, 80, of Grenada, native of Gary, Ind., are at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at First New Hope Church. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Chamberlain died Feb. 16, 2014, at her daughter’s home.
She was born on July 14, 1933.
Mrs. Chamberlain is survived by four daughters, Dorothy Hanner of Grenada, Gloria Bowens and Katherine Chamberlain, both of Gary, and Patricia Anderson of Minnesota; two sons, Jimmy Golliday Jr. of Grenada and George Ray Chamberlain of Minnesota; and a brother, Kenneth James of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Ola Mae Tyler Harris

   Funeral services for Ola Mae Tyler Harris, 96, of Duck Hill, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Harris died Feb. 16, 2014, at Grace Health and Rehab.
    She was born on April 10, 1917.
   Mrs. Harris was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and cooking.
   Mrs. Harris is survived by six daughters, Adell Brown and Josephine Savage of Grenada, Cora Gordon and Bartha Mae Isom of Toledo, Ohio, Eddie Mae Young of Memphis, Tenn., and Jessie Mae Harris of Duck Hill; one son, Odie V. Harris of Toledo, Ohio; and one sister, Mary Alice Townsend of Earle, Alaska.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Smith Herron
   Funeral services for Mildred Smith “Mama Dee” Herron, 73, of Oakland, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb 22, at Persimmon Hill Church in Enid. Burial will follow in Family Home Cemetery.
   Visitation is Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
   Mrs. Herron died Feb. 14, 2014, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center of complications from a stroke.
   She was born on June 13, 1940.
   Mrs. Herron was a factory worker and a member of Persimmon Hill M.B. Church. She was also a member of home extension, American Cancer Society and Baptist Training Union. She enjoyed playing the piano, puzzles, fishing, gardening, shopping, and traveling.
   Preceding her in death is her husband, Jessie Lee Herron.
   Mrs. Herron is survived by three daughters, Cheryl Dailey of Enid, Cathy Bankhead of Sulligent, Ala., and Carla Herron of Olive Branch; four sons, Jesse Herron and Perry Herron of Charleston, Melvin Herron and Charleston Herron of Enid; three sisters, Glenda Hervey of Enid, Helen Coty and Dorothy Neal of Chicago; and one brother, David Smith.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

James A. Kirk Jr.
   Funeral services for James A. Kirk, 61, of Batesville, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Poplar Springs M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
    Mr. Kirk died Feb. 14, 2014, at Golden Living in Batesville.
    He was born on Aug. 29, 1952, and was the son of the late John Henry Kirk Sr. and Rowena Turner Kirk.
    Mr. Kirk was a U.S. Army veteran.
    He is survived by four daughters, Monica Taylor of Charleston, Deminica McDowell and Tyewonder Kirk of Sardis, and Camik Hamlet of Lyon, Miss.; three sons, Casey Kirk and Rondale Kirk of Batesville and Elniko Hamlet of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sisters, Effie Jean Crowder of Charleston and Pearlie Thomas of Memphis; eight brothers, Walter Kirk of Courtland, Charles Kirk of Scobey, Lenell Kirk, Dennis Davis and Vanice Taylor, all of Charleston, William Wilson of Washington, D.C., Merv Keys and John Keys of Tunica.
    Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Rebekah Elizabeth Lay

    Funeral services for Rebekah Elizabeth Lay, 36, of Winona were at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Prentiss Baptist Church in Prentiss. Burial followed in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Prentiss.  
    Ms. Lay died Feb. 17, 2014, in Winona of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  
    She was born on Oct. 16, 1977, in Louisiana.  
    Ms. Lay was presently living in Winona, having moved from Hattiesburg. She grew up as a missionary kid in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she graduated from the Marion Baker School in 1996. While in high school, she was captain of the volleyball team and active in the school theater. She was also a leader in the Christian Youth Group. Ms. Lay attended Mississippi College and William Carey University.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Winona.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Walter Franklin Lay; a brother, David Franklin Lay; and her grandparents.  
    Ms. Lay is survived by her three children, Lillie Makayla, Christian David, and Alexis Grace; and her mother, Margaret Lay, all of Winona.
    Because of Rebekah’s great love for children, the family requests memorials be sent to The Baptist Children’s Village, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060.
    An online guestbook is at www.ofhwinona.com.
    Oliver Funeral Home was in charge.

Essie Hicks Thomas

    Funeral services for Essie Hicks Thomas, 83, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at National Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
    Visitation is Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at National Funeral Home.
    Essie died Feb. 19, 2014, at AMG Specialty Hospital in Greenwood.
    She was born on Aug. 21, 1930, and was the daughter of the late Odie Sherman Hicks and Clara Smith Hicks of Cascilla.
    Essie  was retired from Pennaco Hosiery  as a seamstress. She was a member of the Church of God.
    She is survived by four daughters, Rachel Annette Hall of  Raymond, Miss., Kay Martinez of Hernando, Lisha Robinson  and Sheryl “Beth“ Thomas, both of Grenada; one son, Tim Thomas of Pope; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  
Essie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bill Thomas, and 10 brothers and sisters.
    On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com .
    National Funeral Home is in charge.

Izzic T. Townes
    Funeral services for Izzic T. Townes, 42, of Grenada, are at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Abundant Life Assembly. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
    Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
    Mr. Townes died Feb. 14, 2014, at UMMC Grenada.
    He was born on May 7, 1971, to Spence and Gerthie Lee Townes.
    Mr. Townes is survived by his wife, Demetria Perry of Grenada; nine children, Elijah Townes, Marcus Hardiman, Dominique Townes, Dijonique Townes, Isaiah Townes, Adonte Scott, Jadarius Townes, Jalon Townes and Tajayus Ray, all of Grenada; two sisters, Debra McIntyre of Memphis and Louise Love of Grenada; two brothers, Marshall Harris of Grenada and Spence Townes Jr. of Memphis.
    Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Dorothy True

    Funeral services for Dorothy True, 100, of Oxford, are at  2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in Henry Chapel at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hopewell Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
    Mrs. True died Feb. 18, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford.
    She was born on April 14, 1913, in the Orwood Community of Taylor, Miss., to the late James Alexander and Virginia Traywick Littleton.  
    Mrs. True was a graduate of Jeff Davis High School where she was an outstanding basketball player. She worked as a seamstress and shop stewardess for Big Yank, where she retired after more than 30 years of service and she also served as a “Pink Lady” for over 30 years at the Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home in Water Valley. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, cooking, making cakes, and fishing. She was a member of Coffeeville Church of Christ.
    In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Meshach T. True; her daughter, Frances E. Davis and her grandson, John L. True Jr.
    Mrs. True is survived by her daughters, Patricia Ann Schmidt  of Virginia Beach, Va., and Mary Hegwood of Wauchula, Fla.; her sons, John True of Batesville and James “Jim” T. True of Water Valley; 12 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
    Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
    Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge.

Ruby Lee White
    Funeral services for Ruby Lee “Bay Poole” White, 56, of Charleston, are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Abundant Harvest in Charleston. Burial will follow in J and D Cemetery.
    Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.
    Mrs. White died Feb. 17, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
    She was born on Sept. 12, 1957, to Joe Rodgers and Maggie Poole of Charleston
    Mrs. White was employed at Water Valley Poultry and a member of Rocky Branch M.B. Church.
    Surviving Mrs. White are two daughters, Tilque White and Jamie White of Charleston; seven sisters, Anette Poole, Stella Proce, Jenette Poole, Joann Bradford, Maggie Farns, Jewel Reed, and Floral Cashaw, all of Charleston; three brothers, Roy Poole, Walter Cashaw and Joe Cashaw, all of Charleston.
    Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.


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