Thursday, October 30, 2014  
Breaking News Alerts
Email Alerts
Email Address
Text Alerts
Mobile Number
 )  - 
Mobile Provider
standard messaging rates apply
Search By Keyword
Peggie Lamon Houston
    Visitation for lifelong Grenada area resident, Peggie Lamon Houston, is at 10 a.m. at the Garner-Harper Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 21. A memorial service will follow in the Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with Pastor John Gray officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
    Mrs. Houston was born Sept. 12, 1908, and passed from this life on July 19, at the Grenada Living Center. She was the fifth child born to the late Wallace and Alice (Evans) Lamon on the Gore Springs farm where her father, grandparents, great-grandparents and great-great-grandparents had lived and raised cotton since the late 1830’s. Her family was among the founding members of the Gore Springs Methodist Church and her uncle, Maston Lamon, was the first to be buried in the Gore Springs Cemetery.
    Mrs. Houston moved to Grenada after her graduation from the Gore Springs School and became the wife of Frank White Houston. They were active in the Presbyterian Church and particularly enjoyed fishing at Grenada Lake. After Mr. Houston’s death, Peg continued to be active in the community, traveling and spending time with her family in Oklahoma. She talked fondly of the many changes she had seen in Grenada throughout her 100 plus years. She was an avid quilter and always enjoyed attending the quilt show at Gore Springs and visiting with long time friends and acquaintances.  
    In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her eight siblings: Jack, Hubert, Wilma, Evans, Pearl Neely, Edith Jarmon, Nannie Lou Halsell and James A.
    Survivors include Lamon Halsell of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Charles Wallace Jarmon of Knoxville, Tenn.; Bill and Lottie Moore of Peninsula, Ohio; Bill and Janet Smith and family of Wagoner, Okla., and other cousins and long time friends.
    Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Robert Scheafer
    John Robert Scheafer Sr., 77, of Grenada died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born June 14, 1933, in Calhoun County to Joseph C. and Irene Hendrix Scheafer. 
    Funeral services will be held Friday, July 23, at 2 p.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Clarence Cooper and the Rev. Jerry Hatcher officiating. Interment will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home.
    Mr. Scheafer is survived by his wife, Eva Collins Scheafer of Grenada; two sons, John R. Scheafer Jr. of Memphis and Calvin Scheafer of Grenada; three grandchildren, Stephanie Garcia, Jordan Scheafer, and Stacy Cook; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Louise Denton of Tennessee and Betty Tholl of Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph C. and Irene Hendrix Scheafer; five sisters; two brothers, and one great grandchild.
    Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Current Conditions
68°F
Sunny
Grenada, MS
Radar & More >>
Advertisers
click ad below for details
  • View All Ads