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Eugene Bloodworth
   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.

H. Nelson Glenn
   A memorial service for H. Nelson Glenn, 83, of Yazoo City, formerly of Grenada, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at First U.M. Church in Yazoo City.
   Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. to service time at the church.
   Mr. Glenn died Aug. 10, 2014, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
   He was born on June 13, 1931, in Amory.
   Mr. Glenn spent his childhood in Amory where he was affectionately known as “JuneBug.” After starting his textile career in Grenada, he met his future wife, Jane. They made their home in Yazoo City, where he worked as a plant manager in the garment industry for over 45 years. After retirement, he stayed busy by taking on sewing projects at MIB in Jackson, plants in Kilmichael and Durant, Holmes Community College, and the Federal Correction Facility in Yazoo City.
   He also loved helping anyone in need of repairs with their domestic and industrial sewing machines. Mr. Glenn was a member of First U.M. Church in Yazoo City, where he was active in the men’s group. He had a passion for music and was skilled at playing guitar as well as being an excellent yodeler.
   He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Jane Glenn of Yazoo City; his children, Tammy C. Flowers of Merigold, Mary Anna Chaney of Madison, Lynn Oliver of Winona and Bobby Sue Wynne of Waverly, Tenn.; a sister, Wynelle Hood of Tupelo; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.
   The family would like to extend a special thank you to Continued Care of Yazoo City, Dr. Walter Burnett and staff of Yazoo City and Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland.
   Memorials be made to First U.M. Church of Yazoo City.

Peggy W. Henderson
   Funeral services for Peggy W. Henderson, 89, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
   Visitation is Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Ms. Henderson died Aug. 14, 2014, at her home.
   She was born on Aug. 18, 1924, and was the daughter of the late John Vernon Pettit and Martha Ophelia Ferguson Pettit of  Attalla County.
   Ms. Henderson was a homemaker. She was a member of  Elliott Baptist Church. She was a charter member and the last surviving member of the Elliott Homemakers and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
   She is survived by three sisters, Joyce (Billy) Nail of Grenada, Beatrice Edwards of Carthage, and Martha Janell Mullens of Laurel; one nephew, Rick Ciarloni and his wife Carol and their children Evan Ciarloni and Emily Duggar.
   On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

Bessie Lee Jones
   Funeral services for Bessie Lee Jones, 77, of Oxford, are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at True Bibleway Church of Apostolic Faith in Tippo. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Jones died Aug. 5, 2014, at her home.
   She was born on July 15, 1937.
   Mrs. Jones was a member of True Bibleway Church of Apostolic Faith.
   She is survived by her husband, Isaiah Jones of Drew; five daughters, Mozella Bangs of Drew, Venita Phillips, Hattie Jones and Lisa Jones, all of Oxford, Bobbie Jones of Ruleville; a son, Issac Jones Jr. of Doddsville; and two sisters, Mary Edwards of Scobey and Annie Mae Murry of Glendora.
   Clark-Williams 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.

Barbara Stribling Parker
   A graveside service for Barbara Stribling Parker, 74, of Flowood, formerly of Water Valley, was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Sylva Rena Cemetery.
   Mrs. Parker died Aug. 9, 2014, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson.  
   She was born on May 13, 1940, to the late Flavis Joe and Lovie Greer Stribling.  
   Mrs. Parker was a homemaker and devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Parker; and her son, Robert Paul Parker.
   Mrs. Parker is survived by two daughters, Sandra Wagner and Anita Parker, both of Florence; a son, Joseph Parker of Florence; two brothers, Bobby Stribling of Water Valley and Billy Stribling of Southaven; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

Roseline Portera Provine
   Funeral mass for Roseline Portera Provine, 98, of Grenada, is at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at St. Peters Catholic Church. Rosary will precede mass at 1:45 p.m. Interment will follow mass at Oddfellow Cemetery in Grenada.
   Visitation is Friday from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the church.
   Mrs. Provine died Aug. 13, 2014, in Grenada.
   She was born on Oct. 16, 1915, in Grenada, to Frank Portera and Rose Barranco Portera.
   Mrs. Provine was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Finley Provine; three sisters, Marie Portera, Angie P. Meki, and Josephine P. Hodges; and five brothers, Nick Portera, Vince Portera, Tony Portera Sr., Pete Portera and Sam Portera.
   Mrs. Provine is survived by a number of nieces and nephews and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews.
   Memorials may be made to St. Peters Catholic Church, 320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901.
   Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge.

Peggy Tutor
   Funeral services for Peggy Tutor, 53, of Batesville, are at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow at Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Batesville.
   Visitation is Friday from noon to service time at the funeral home.
   Mrs. Tutor died Aug. 11, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Southaven.
   She was born on Jan. 27, 1961, to John and Luniel Hyland Ragon in Batesville.
   Mrs. Tutor was a cosmetologist and owner of All About U Spa in Batesville. She loved spending time with her grandchildren as well as traveling. She was an active member of Crossbridge Christian Church in Senatobia.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Roy Ragon.
   Mrs. Tutor is survived by her daughter, Madison Tutor McCool of Long Beach, Miss.; two sons, Jamie Smith of Horn Lake and Cody Newman of Courtland; three sisters, Betty Alexander of Oakland, Roxie Jeanis of Coldwater and Mae Bramlett of Sardis; one brother, Johnnie Ragon Jr. of Calhoun City; and five grandchildren.
   Wells Funeral Home is in charge.

Kermit Wilmington
   Funeral services for Kermit “Uncle Kermit” Wilmington, 104, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Sweethome A.M.E. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Wilmington died Aug. 9, 2014, at Grace Health and Rehab of natural causes.
   He was born on Jan. 17, 1910.
   Mr. Wilmington was a member of Second New Hope M.B. Church. He enjoyed reading.
   He is survived by a sister, Minnie Jiles of Grenada; and two brothers, Quinton Wilmington and Thomas Wilmington, both of Chicago.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Gwendolyn Antonia Young
   Funeral services for Gwendolyn Antonia “Gwen” Young, 42, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Covenant House Word of Faith Ministries in Grenada. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Young died Aug. 8, 2014, at her home of a heart attack.
   She was born on Oct. 9, 1971, to Gloria Edmondson and Calton Kincaid.
   Mrs. Young was a member of Deeper Life Tabernacle and a graduate of Holmes Community College and Mississippi Valley State University.
   She is survived by her husband, Robert Young of Grenada; three sons, Maurice Singleton, Terrence House and Derrick Topps, all of Grenada; two sisters, Pamela S. Baker of Grenada and Jennifer Williamson of Jackson; and two brothers, Reginald Singleton of Grenada and Ricado Montez Kincaid of Byram.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.


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