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Martha L. Brown
   Martha L. Brown, 87, of Holcomb, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014. She was born on Jan. 29, 1927, to Andy O. Carver and Tyza Martin Brown. She was employed at Pennaco Hosiery and was a faithful member of the Van Dorn Street Church of Christ.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Brown, and one brother Paul Carver.
   She is survived by two sons, Edward (Jean) Brown of Live Oak, Fla., and John W. (LaDonna) Brown of Holcomb; one daughter, Elizabeth (Donnie) Schmidt of Live Oak Fla.; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and six great-great- grandchildren.
   Visitation was Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home. Services followed at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Garner-Harper Funeral Home. Interment followed in Sparta United Methodist Church Cemetery in Holcomb.
   Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.

Shannon Jahaneé Surrette Cain
   Funeral services for Shannon Jahnaeé Surrette Cain, 38, of Batesville, are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sylva Rena Cemetery.
   Mrs. Cain died June 5, 2014, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.  
   She was born on Nov. 12, 1975, in Water Valley, to Sharon Arbuckle Surrette and the late Jerry Buford Surrette.
   Mrs. Cain graduated from Water Valley High School and then Northwest Community College where she earned her associate degree for LPN. She was a homemaker, a member of Peach Creek Baptist Church and she devoted her life to helping others in need. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, fishing, reading, spending time and taking care of her pets.  
   She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Buford Surrette.
   Mrs. Cain is survived by her husband, Melvin F. Cain of Batesville; her mother, Sharon Arbuckle Surrette of Oxford; a step-daughter, Jessica Lynn Cain Grace of Crenshaw; a step-son, Melvin Nathaniel Cain of Somerville, Tenn.; two brothers, Bradford Maurice Surrette and Dalton Breck Surrette, both of Water Valley; three granddaughters, one step-grandson; eight nieces and six nephews.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge.

Nita Cook
   Funeral services for Nita Cook, 87, of Charleston, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Friendship Church of God. Burial followed in Adams Arbor Cemetery.
   Mrs. Cook died June 4, 2014, in Charleston.
   She was the daughter of the late Jessie and Bessie Cole.
   Mrs. Cook was the owner of Charleston Rent to Own and a member of the Church of God.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Cook and grandson, Jason Cook.
   Mrs. Cook is survived by her four sons, Jerry Cook of Jackson, Ga., Barry Cook of Horn Lake, Roger Cook of Lucedale, and  Ricky  Cook of Charleston; sister, Dean Mounce of Charleston; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Church of God.
   Newsom Funeral Home was in charge.

Sharon Smith Fisk
   Funeral services for Sharon Smith Fisk, 54, of Grenada, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Grenada Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
   Visitation was Friday, June 6, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Sharon died June 4, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi.
   She was born in Greenville, Miss., on Oct. 18, 1959, and was the daughter of Benny Smith and Betty Jane Vance Smith.
   Sharon was teller in the banking and financing industry. She was a member of  Central Baptist Church.
   She is survived by her husband, Leon Fisk of Grenada; one step-daughter, Bridget Mobley of Santa Ana, Calif.; her father and step-mother, Benny and Nita Smith of Grenada; two brothers, Bryant Smith of Terry, Miss., and Mark Smith of Georgia; three grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
   She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Jane Vance Smith.
   On-line condolences may be made at
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

Frank Lincoln Love Jr.
   Funeral services for Frank Lincoln Love Jr., 75, of Tillatoba, are at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at National Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Phillip Cook and Bro. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Scobey Cemetery at Scobey.
   Visitation is Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Frank died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at his home.
   He was born on June 6, 1939, in Maben, Miss., and was the son of Dr. Frank Lincoln Love Sr. and Evelyn Holland Love.
   Frank was a self-employed construction worker. He was a member of the New Life Worship Center.
   Frank is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann “Libby“ Love of Tillatoba; one daughter, Melissa Wimsett of Hot Springs, Ark.; two sons, Frank L. Love III and his wife, Jo, whom Frank considered his own daughter, and Ronald Love, all of Tillatoba; seven sisters; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

Virginia Marter Robbins
   Funeral services for Virginia Marter Robbins, 82, of Grenada, are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at National Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Martin and Bro. Brian Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
   Visitation was Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Virginia died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at her home.
   She was born on April 21, 1932, in Charleston, Miss., and was the daughter of Cecil Talmadge Marter and Willie Spears Marter.
   Virginia was employed by B&H Towing as a tow boat cook for 33 years. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.  Virginia loved flowers and cooking. In 1966, she went on her first mission trip to Honduras then later to Brazil.
   Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; one step-son, Jimmy Partridge; and two grandsons, David Robbins and Daniel Janes.
   Virginia is survived by four daughters, Teresa Pryor Brooks of Grenada, Evelyn Pipkin of Batesville, Ellen Robbins of Tuscumbia, Ala., Janice Simpson of Piggott, Ark.; one step-daughter, Carrie Gregg of Slate Springs; two step-sons, Robert Robbins of Houston, Miss., and Gary Robbins of Tuscumbia; one sister, Katherine Crutchfield of Calhoun City; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
   On-line condolences may be made at
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

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