Funeral services for Eugene “Coon” Bloodworth, 85, of Grenada, were at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 10, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Mr. Bloodworth died Aug. 8, 2014, at his daughter’s home.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1929, and was the son of the late Luther Bone Bloodworth and Janie Eleanor Oliver Bloodworth of Tallahatchie County.
Mr. Bloodworth was employed as the foreman of Grenada Farms for many years and was the owner/operator of Long’s Flower Shop with his wife, Barbara, until his retirement. Mr. Bloodworth was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict serving as a medic. He was a charter member and elder of Faith Fellowship Church. Mr. Bloodworth enjoyed hunting and he especially enjoyed working with his hunting dogs.
He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Anne Bloodworth Wright (Albert) of Maumelle, Ark., Barbara Jo Bloodworth Morman (Robert) of Grenada and Cindy Leigh Bloodworth Hannan (Ed) of Madison, Miss.; two adopted daughters, Edwardanne McCammon (William Earl) of Murphreesboro, Miss., and Sherri Andrews of Grenada; one sister, Dinah Cook of New Albany; 14 grandchildren, Max Frazer, John Frazer, Stephen Frazer, James Frazer, Katey Beth Harbin, Abigail Hannan, Kimberly Hannan, Laura Gassaway, Shea Kirk, Joe Carlin Kirk, Sam Kirk, Luke Morman, Lacey Morman, and Anabeth Hannan; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Bub Young and his wife, Cecile; two sisters-in-law, Emily Young James and her husband, Bill, and Grace Bloodworth; and two lifelong family friends, Johnnie Ruth Hughes and Mariko Spence.
Mr. Bloodworth was preceded by his parents; his wife of more than 60 years, Barbara Anne Young Bloodworth; one sister, Sally “Puddin” Ellett; four brothers, Jesse Hubert “Preacher” Bloodworth, Luther “Hobo” Bloodworth, James Marshall “Bo” Bloodworth and Stanford Ray “Whimpy” Bloodworth.
On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
National Funeral Home was in charge.
Erica Dawn Brady
Funeral services for Erica Dawn Brady, 32, of Water Valley, were at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
Ms. Brady died Aug. 6, 2014.
She was born in 1981, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to William Lee and Peggy Verda Mills Brady.
Ms. Brady worked in accounting and banking. She enjoyed children and watching old movies. She was an avid reader, artist and sketcher. Ms. Brady enjoyed feeding her hummingbirds and loved her cat named Thomas. She was a member of Sylva Rena Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Matthew Brady of Utica, Miss.; her grandmother, Versie Brady of Lexington, N.C.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.
Edwin Neal Mills
Funeral services for Edwin Neal Mills, 83, of Pasadena, Texas, native of Mississippi, are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Grand View Funeral Home in Pasadena. Entombment will follow in Grand View Memorial Park.
Visitation is Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Mills died Aug. 9, 2014.
He was born on June 9, 1931, in the Mississippi Delta, to Mack and Estelle Mills.
Mr. Mills was a proud U.S. Army Veteran, retired member of Pipefitter Local 211 and a passionate member of the American French Music Association. He was a loving husband, father, and friend.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Betty Mills; and three brothers, Leroy Mills, Billy Mills and Douglas Mills.
Mr. Mills is survived by two daughters, Jeanie Cox of Deer Park, Texas and Sonya Mills-Johnson of La Porte, Texas; two sons, Mike Mills of Katy, Texas and Charles Mills of Pasadena; four sisters, Florine Hines of North Carolina, Peggy Sullivan, Maxine McCorkle and Pam Self, all of Mississippi; three brothers, Thomas Mills and Jimmy Ray Mills, both of Mississippi, Marvin Mills of Texas; three grandchildren; and a host of in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Grand View Funeral Home is in charge.
Lewis Milton Moore Jr.
Mr. Lewis Milton Moore Jr., 81, of Tie Plant, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in the home of Barbara Turnbo Ysidron of Clinton.
Mr. Moore was a native of Grenada County and a resident of Tie Plant for 81 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War as an engineer. He loved his family especially his great-niece, Barbara Turnbo Ysidron who he referred to as “My Gal” and her husband, Joe Ysidron Jr., and their children, Molly and Alex Slonaker, all of whom looked upon him as a grandfather/great-grandfather.
He was a graduate of John Rundle High School in 1950. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University, class of 1958, with a degree in civil engineering and remained a dedicated fan and alumnus. He worked and retired as an engineer from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
He was a devout Baptist and loyal member of Central Baptist Church of Grenada his entire life. He served as deacon and was the treasurer for more than 32 years and he designed and oversaw the construction of the Fellowship Hall as chief engineer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Milton Moore Sr. and Kate Ollie Clyde Sultan Moore; and his sister, Mary Louise Moore Turnbo.
Survivors include three nephews, Ralph Johns Turnbo Jr. of Wesson, William Moore Turnbo of Crystal Springs and James Robert Turnbo of Hattiesburg; a great-nephew, Ralph Johns Turnbo III of Wesson; two great-nieces, Bethany Turnbo Beagles and Melissa T. King, both of Crystal Springs; and two great-great-nephews, Austin Charles Turnbo and Tyler Johns Turnbo, both of Wesson.
Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 15, at Central Baptist Church from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral services at 1 p.m. officiated by Pastor Bill Lee. Burial with military honors will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Serving as pallbearers will be Royce Jones, Billy Vance, Benny Smith, Johnnie Cannon, Lloyd Sivley and Leon Fisk.
On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
National Funeral Home is in charge.
Roy A. Oliver
A graveside service for Roy A. Oliver, 79, formerly of Grenada, was held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
Mr. Oliver died Aug. 7, 2014, in Long Beach, Miss.
He was born to Francis Marion Oliver and Hazel Breazeale Oliver in Kosciusko.
Mr. Oliver was a retired Sales Manager for J. H. Oliver.
addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Jacquelyn Plummer Oliver; a daughter, Leslie Oliver Nice; and a son,
David Wayne Oliver.
Survivors include a daughter, Gwyn Oliver
Whittington of Lenoir, N.C.; a son, Rusty Oliver of Long Beach; two
sisters, Ann Stowers of Mobile, Ala., and Debbie Conner of Atlanta;
eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.