Dorothy M. Artman
Dorothy McCarley Reynolds Artman, 89, of Grenada, died Friday at Webster General Hospital.
Mrs. Artman was a retired floral designer and former employee of Grenada Flower Shop and Graber Gas Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Pilot Club.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tim Williams officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Artman was preceded in death by her first and second husband, Duke Reynolds and John E. Artman Sr.; and two daughters, Bonnie Reynolds Gibbs and Joan Reynolds Brasfield.
She is survived by two daughters, Frances Reynolds McCarty of Starkville and Kathy Reynolds Hatcher of Booneville; two stepsons, John E. Artman Jr. and Ted Robert Artman, both of Grenada; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church in Grenada.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Martha L. Brown
GREENWOOD - Martha Lilly Brown, 84, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., a native of Middleton, Tenn., died Friday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital.
Mrs. Brown was a retired employee of Colonial Bakery after 20 years of service. She was a member of Bolivar Church of Christ in Bolivar, Tenn.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memphis Memory Garden in Memphis, Tenn. with the Rev. Leon Sanderson officiating.
Mrs. Brown was the widow of Curtis Brown.
She is survived by a brother, Taylor Galigher of Medon, Tenn.; a sister, Opal Spell of Greenwood; and a number of nephews and nieces.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sarah M. Carson
Sarah Marascalco Carson, 61, of Grenada, died Saturday at her residence.
Mrs. Carson was a teacher's assistant and a former nurse. She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grenada High School auditorium. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Carson is survived by her husband, Wayne Carson of Grenada; three sons, Keith Carson, Craig Carson and Chad Carson, all of Grenada; a daughter, Cindy Carson of Grenada; four brothers, Dr. Robert Marascalco of Gainesville, Ga., Dr. Charles Marascalco of Vicksburg, Sam Marascalco and Kenny Marascalco, both of Grenada; three sisters, Connie Peacock of Winona, Nancy Walker of Grenada and Theresa Yielding of Jasper, Ala.; and five grandchildren.
National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
BATESVILLE - Tommy Daugherty Sr., 51, of Courtland, died Friday at his residence.
Mr. Daugherty was a farmer. He was a member of New Hope Church of God.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Pope.
Mr. Daugherty was preceded in death by his father, Selmer Daugherty.
He is survived by a son, Tommy Daugherty Jr. of Florida; his mother, Marlene Pearson Daugherty of Courtland; four brothers, Tony Daugherty, James Daugherty, both of Courtland, Jimmy Daugherty of Southaven and Gary Daughtery of Batesville; and four sisters, Carolyn Daugherty Peters of Memphis, Tenn., Mary Jane Daugherty Fogarty of Batesville, Kathleen Daugherty Bonner of Courtland and Joan Daugherty Pruitt of Sardis.
Wells Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
RoLena Edwards, 78, of Grenada, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.
Mrs. Edwards was an usher and member of Brick Academy Missionary Baptist Church.
The funeral will be at 12 p.m. Tuesday at Brick Academy Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.
Mrs. Edwards was the widow of John W. Edwards.
She is survived by a son, James Wesley Edwards of Grenada; a daughter, Lena Robinson-Bailey of Boston, Mass.; a stepdaughter, Ora Lee Williams of Chicago, Ill.; 19 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; and a friend, Lillie Beck of Grenada.
Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Agnes W. Johnson
Agnes Woods Simmons Johnson, 80, of Grenada, died Sunday at her residence.
Mrs. Johnson was retired employee of Pennaco Hosiery. She was a member of Woodmon Baptist Church.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ben Smith and Richard Morman officiating. Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her first and second husband, Thomas J. Simmons and Frank Johnson; a son, Jerry R. Simmons; her parents, Claude and Edna Wiggins Woods; five brothers, Arthur Woods, Benjamin Woods, Claude 'Monk' Woods, Bobby Woods and Henry Woods; a sister, Mary F. Woods; and a grandchild, Billy Wayne Carroll.
She is survived by three sons, Thomas M. Simmons, Eddie D. Johnson, both of Grenada and Benjamin F. Simmons of Longview, Texas; six daughters, Nancy Simmons Carroll, Shelby Simmons Pigg, Phyllis Simmons Durham, Edna Johnson Cole, all of Grenada, Frankie Johnson Brown of Rome, Ga. and Deborah Johnson Littlefield of Canton; four brothers, Thomas 'Pete' Woods, L.Q. Woods, both of Duck Hill, James Woods of Elliott and M.C. Woods of Gore Springs; three sisters, Rose Grantham, Sarah Robinson, both of Grenada and Patricia Cummins of Elliott; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Avery, Jason Cole, Shawn McNabb, Scott McNabb, Chris Simmons, Reuben Carroll Jr., Dewey Avery and Blake Simmons.
Memorials may be sent to Woodmon Baptist Church, 1180 W. Monroe Street, Grenada, Miss. 38901.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chester R. King
CHARLESTON - Chester Ray 'Jay' King, Jr., 37, of Holcomb, died Saturday in Tallahatchie County.
Mr. King was in lawn care.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Holcomb.
Mr. King is survived by his wife, Gwen Sayle King of Holcomb; two daughters, Laura King and Lacey King, both of Holcomb; his parents, Chester Ray and Shirley King of Holcomb; a brother, Tim King of Holcomb; and his grandmother, Goldie Hamblen of Coffeeville.
Newsom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Vera M. Nunn
WINONA - Vera Mae Holcomb Nunn, 81, of Vaiden, died Friday at her residence.
Mrs. Nunn was a homemaker. She was a member of Vaiden United Methodist Church, United Methodist Conference and a former member of United Missionary Women.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton with the Rev. Glen Seefeld officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Nunn was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Billie C. Nunn; and her parents, James P. and Verlie Morrow Holcomb.
She is survived by a son, Wayne Nunn of Senatobia; two daughters, Elizabeth N. Yates of Vaiden and Wyvonne N. Burden of Greenwood; five brothers, Lucious L. Holcomb of Amory, Lloyd Holcomb of Colorado, Glatis Holcomb of Saltillo, William Holcomb of Greenwood Springs and Emmett Holcomb of Illinois; two sisters, Velma H. Carruth of Aberdeen and Edna Holcomb of Greenwood Springs; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Todd Yates, Kris Yates, Tio Nunn, Chris Barnett, and Glynn Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Edgar Smith and the Rev. John Wilson.
Memorials may be sent to Jones Cemetery Fund, c/o Nancy Stockton, 5011 Greenwood Springs, Greenwood Springs, Miss. 38848 or Vaiden United Methodist Church, Vaiden, Miss. 39176.
Lee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sarah M. Thompson
GREENWOOD - Sarah Moreland Thompson, 66, of Holcomb, formerly of Grenada, a native of Carroll County, died Thursday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital.
Mrs. Thompson was a retired nurse for Grenada Lake Medical Center. She was a member of Leflore Baptist Church.
The funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday at Williams & Lord Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lanny Haley officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Teoc.
Mrs. Thompson was the widow of Oliver E. Thompson.
She is survived by four daughters, Wanda Guest of Kelzer, Ore., Deborah Priest of Jacksonville, Fla., Melinda Huff of Hilo, Hawaii and Patricia Bonner of Holcomb; three sisters, Susie Shelton of New Albany, Sherry Hendon of Crystal Springs and Janette Kramer of Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Dale Jackson, Charles Hendon, Michael Hendon, Kearney Shelton, Rick Shelton and Billy Bonner.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Alice A. Woodard
BATESVILLE - Alice Aileen Mason Woodard, 83, died Saturday at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.
Mrs. Woodard was a homemaker. She was a member of Cold Springs United Methodist Church.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Middleton officiating. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Woodard was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver J. Woodard; a son, Tony Woodard; and her parents, Daniel and Alice Hill Mason.
She is survived by four sons, Chester Woodard, Danny Woodard, both of Batesville, Leon Woodard of Yulee, Fla. and David Woodard of San Antonio, Texas; four daughters, Nettie Woodard Hudson, Martha Woodard Webb, Glynn Woodard Joslin, all of Batesville and June Woodard McGehee of Sardis; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great great-grandchild.
Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Woods, 91, of Grenada, died Sunday at Beverly Health Care Center in Grenada.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.