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Helen Rogers Anthony
   Funeral services for Helen Rogers Anthony, 82, of Water Valley, were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at First United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
   Mrs. Anthony died Nov. 13, 2011, at her home in Water Valley.
   She was born in Yalobusha County on Jan. 22, 1929, to the late Isaac Sperry and Lena Mae  Clements Rogers.  
   Mrs. Anthony retired from Bell South after 20 years of service as a telephone operator. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Water Valley. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading her Bible, raising children and writing poetry.  
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Anthony in death are her husband, Roy Lee Anthony and a daughter, Rebecca Carol Woods.
   Surviving Mrs. Anthony are her daughter, Pat Anthony Minor of Memphis; son, Isaac R. Anthony of Water Valley; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

John Dixon Baker
   John Dixon Baker, 88, of Tillatoba, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Tillatoba Baptist Church. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Tillatoba Baptist Church. Burial followed in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
   J. D. was born on Sept. 21, 1923, in Yalobusha County to Edgar and Georgina McMullen Baker. He was a member of Tillatoba Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. J. D. was employed as a millwright in the maintenance department at Heatcraft.
   Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Essie Marter Baker of Tillatoba; and a host of nieces and nephews.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

James Howard Barton

   Funeral services for James Howard Barton, 76, of Water Valley, were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Sylva Rena Baptist Church. Burial followed in Ford’s Well Cemetery in Oakland, Miss.
   Visitation was Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church.
   Mr. Barton died Nov. 14, 2011, at the MED in Memphis of complications from a burn injury.  
   He was born in Yalobusha County on Oct. 16, 1935, to the late George Vernon and Gertrude Reid Barton.  
   Mr. Barton served in  United States Army National Guard.  He was self-employed in several businesses including Barton Service and Brainerd Compressor, Inc. in Memphis. He was an active member and deacon of Carriage Hills Baptist Church in Southaven, where he lived before retiring and moving to  his home on Enid Lake. He was currently an active member and deacon of Sylva Rena Baptist Church in Water Valley. His hobbies were horses and tractors.
   In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Barton in death is his sister, Quay Hudson.
   Surviving Mr. Barton are his wife, Marilyn Sanders Barton of Water Valley; two daughters, Tammy Wilkerson of Southaven and Gina Roberts of Olive Branch; two sons, Mike Barton and Barry Barton of Hernando; brother, Larry Barton of Nesbit; seven grandchildren.
   Memorials may be made to Sylva Rena Baptist Church, 17640 Hwy. 32, Water Valley, MS  38965
   Condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

Henry James Cannady
   Funeral services for Henry James “Reed” Cannady, 64, of Charleston, are at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Rocky Branch M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Cannady died Nov. 16, 2011, at his home of a heart attack.
   He was born on Nov. 9, 1947, and was the son of the late Jester and Bernice Cannady.
   Mr. Cannady was a laborer.
   Surviving Mr. Cannady are two daughters, Patricia Nunaley of Charleston and Ebony Cannady of Minneapolis, Minn.; a son, Henry James Cannady Jr. of Minneapolis; four sisters, Edna Smith, Mary Tunson, Ozie Cannady and Eliza Tellis all of Charleston.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Naomi Christine Moore
   Naomi Christine Moore, 84, of Elliott, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at National Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Grenada Church of God with Bro. Frank Samples, Bro. James McElroy and Bro. Riley Huggins officiating. Burial followed in Chickasaw Memorial Gardens in Houston, Miss.  
   Pallbearers were Tony Moore, Shane Brister, Calvin Ludolf, Jr., James Blaylock, Brandon Moore, Chad Davis, Dalton Thomas, and Andrew Brister. Honorary pallbearers were Henry Ludolf, Mason Ludolf and Austin Scott.
   Naomi was born on May 14, 1927, in Chickasaw County to Jonathan and Leona Carter Kimbrough. She was a member of the Grenada Church of God and co-owner of Moore’s Upholstery Shop in Grenada.  
   Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her parents, Jonathan and Leona Kimbrough; her husband, Henry Edward Moore; and one granddaughter, Tiffany Charlene Moore.   
Survivors include three daughters, Voncille Brister, Kathy Ludolf, and Lynn Blaylock, all of Elliott; two sons, Charles Moore of Elliott and Edward Moore of Vardaman; two sisters, Opal Owsley of Grenada and Joyce Smith of Houston, Miss.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

Linda Morgan
   Funeral services for Linda Morgan, 49, of Water Valley, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Spring Hill North Church. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Church Cemetery.
   Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.
   Mrs. Morgan died Nov. 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  
   She was born on Nov. 17, 1961, in Yalobusha County to Charles Hervey and the late Ruby Caldwell Hervey.  
   Mrs. Morgan was a nursing assistant for Hermitage Gardens Nursing Home in Oxford, an active member of Oak Grove CME Church where she served as usher and she enjoyed working crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed taking care of the elderly and doing volunteer work.
   In addition to her mother, preceding Mrs. Moore in death are her husband, O’Dell Morgan and a sister, Alice Rochelle Hervey.
   In addition to her father, surviving Mrs. Morgan are her son, Kenzie Hervey of Water Valley; two sisters, Ruby Barr of Water Valley and Theresa Hervey of Peoria, Ill.; seven brothers, Charles Hervey, Willie Hervey, David Hervey and Chris Hervey all of Water Valley, Larry Baker of Tupelo, Craig Baker and Jimmy Baker of New Orleans; four grandchildren, Kenterious Harris, Lakenbria Hervey, Antonio Blackburn and Alyssa Myers.
   Condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge.

Thomas Powell Jr.

   Funeral services for Thomas “Fleetwood” Powell Jr., 75, of Charleston, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Little Hubbard M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Powell died Nov. 8, 2011, at his home.
   He was born on Sept. 17, 1935, and was the son of the late Thomas and Lillian Powell.
   Mr. Powell was a machine operator and a member of Little Hubbard M.B, Church.
   Surviving Mr. Powell are his son, Lionell Washington of Charleston; two sisters, Ida Elmore and Dorothy Pittman of Charleston; two brothers, Oscar Powell and Eugene Powell of Chicago.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Franklin Wiltshire

   Funeral services for Charles Franklin “Frank” Wiltshire, 71, of Winona, formerly of Black Hawk, are at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov,  18, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church near Carrollton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
   Mr. Wiltshire died Nov. 14, 2011, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital of renal failure.
   He was the son of the late J. L. and Ida Alford Wiltshire.  
   Mr. Wiltshire was disabled and had been a resident of Winona Manor in Winona for several years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Black Hawk.
   Surviving Mr. Wiltshire are his sister, Barbara Mims of Greenwood; seven brothers, William “Son” Wiltshire of Clarksdale, Malcolm “Scoot” Wiltshire, Alvin Wiltshire, Roger Wiltshire, and Bobby Wiltshire, all of Black Hawk, Preston Wiltshire of Greenwood, and James Wiltshire of Texas City, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  
   Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Black Hawk Cemetery Fund, 34237 Hwy 430, Coila, MS  38923.
   An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Lee Funeral Home is in charge.

King David Young Sr.
   Funeral services for King David “Kang” Young Sr., 70, of Holcomb, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Andrew M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Sweethome Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Young died Nov. 13, 2011, at his home of a homicide.
   He was born on May 1, 1941, and was the son of the late Albert Doug Young and Alean Young.
   Mr. Young was retired after working for many years as a logger and an employee of Grenada County District Five.
   In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Young in death are his wife, Faith Ellen Young and brother, Albert Young.
   Surviving Mr. Young  are four daughters, Patricia Alice Young of Duck Hill, Emma Faye William of Holcomb, Brenda Jean Honey and Katie Mae Young of Grenada; four sons, Tommy Ray Young of Texas, David Earl Young of Holcomb, Eugene Allen Young of Chicago, and King David Young Jr. of Grenada; brother, Robert Young.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.


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