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Freddie Lee Brown Sr.
   Lee Brown Sr., 81, of Grenada, died Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Grace Health and Rehab Center in Grenada. Visitation was held from noon until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at National Funeral Home. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at Calvary Cemetery in Carroll County.
   Freddie was born on July 7, 1930, in Eskridge, Miss., to Mabry Lee Allen Brown and Annie Louise Woodard Brown. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Carroll County. Freddie was employed as a truck driver at Thomas Wood Preserving until his retirement.
   Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents, Mabry Lee Allen Brown and Annie Louise Brown; two brothers, William Floyd Brown and Roger Dale Brown; two granddaughters, Dixie Patrice Kendall and Allyson Nicole Williams; a great-grandson, Morgan Aaron Rodgers.
   Survivors include his wife, Barbara S. Brown of Holcomb; four daughters, Barbara E. Kendall (Sam) of Cascilla, Karla Vosberg (Troy) of Cuba City, Wis., Julie Williams (DeVoe) of Carrollton, and Amy Clements (Kirk) of Grenada; two sons, Freddie Lee Brown Jr. (Alma) of Holcomb and Todd Allen Brown (Jennifer) of Holcomb; two sisters, Sarah Mae Aldridge of Grenada and Jewell Jeanetta Gaston of Holcomb; brother, Lamar Glenn Brown of Griffin, Georgia, 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
   Bro. Rick Shepherd and Bro. Shannon Kendall officiated the services with Todd Brown, Johnny Blaylock, Colby Williams, Toby Brown, Randy Smith, and Jerry Brown serving as pallbearers.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

Antonio Kenyatta Clay
   Funeral services for Antonio Kenyatta Clay, 33, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Abundant Life. Burial will follow in Sweethome Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Clay died April 24, 2012, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
   He was born on Nov. 9, 1978, and was the step-son and son of Roy Lee Watt and Betty Jean Watt of Grenada.
   Mr. Clay was a line leader at Luvata and a member of Sweethome A.M.E. Church. He was a graduate of Grenada High School and Holmes Community College with an Associate Degree in Engineering and was a 2012 graduate of Leadership Grenada. He was also a Mason and Director of African American Heritage Rodeo Association. He enjoyed helping others and riding and training horses.
   In addition to his parents, surviving Mr. Clay are two sisters, Tiffany Watt of Grenada and Tashia McGee of Greenwood; a brother, Roy Watt of Grenada.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Henry Crowder Jr.
   Funeral services for Henry Crowder Jr., 72, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, at Powell Chapel A.M.E. Church. Burial will follow in Duck Hill Cemetery.
   Mr. Crowder died April 18, 2012, at Grenada Living Center of natural causes.
   He was born on March 2, 1941, and was the son of the late Henry and Mary Nell Crowder.
   Mr. Crowder graduated from Carrie Dotson High School in 1960 and served in the U.S. Air Force.
   Surviving Mr. Crowder are his former wife, Lurlean Osborne of Sacramento, Calif.; daughter, Pamela Powe of Sacramento; two sisters, Wilye C. McClendon of Denver, Colo., and Minnie F. Dukes of Gary, Ind.; brother, Warners Crowder of El Paso, Texas; two granddaughters, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Frances Mahoney Dailey
   Funeral services for Frances Mahoney “Peggye” Dailey, 83, of Charleston, are at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, at the Charleston First United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be held at a later date.
   Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.
   Mrs. Dailey died April 24, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
   She was born on March 19, 1929, in Itta Bena to the late George Albert Mahoney and Elizabeth Welch Mahoney.
   Mrs. Dailey was a graduate of Greenwood High and the University of Mississippi with a degree in home economics. She was also a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Charleston First United Methodist Church and the Magnolia Garden Club of Charleston. She served on the Board of Directors of the Garden Club of Mississippi, and was State Flower Chairman for about 15 years. In addition, she was a national accredited flower show judge and judged in a number of states.
   Surviving Mrs. Dailey are her husband, Robertson Dailey Jr.; daughter, Rita Sikes Dailey of Memphis; and son, Robertson Dailey IV of Charleston.
   Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 159, Charleston, MS 38921 or Tallahatchie Medical Foundation, P. O. Box 230, Charleston, MS 38921 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
   Womble Funeral Home is in charge.

Ellowee Kuykendall
   Funeral services for Ellowee Kuykendall, 55, of Charleston, are at noon Saturday, April 28, at Locopolis M.B. Church in Charleston. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Kuykendall died April 21, 2012, at Grenada Lake Medical Center.
   She was born on Feb. 14, 1957, and was the daughter of Sam L. Golliday.
   Mrs. Kuykendall was a member of Locopolis M.B. Church.
   Surviving Mrs. Kuykendall are her husband, Zenobia Kuykendall of Charleston; two sons, Tracy Kuykendall of Oxford and Jermaine Kuykendall of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven siblings, Carrie Garvin of Calhoun City, Ricky Collins, Samuel Golliday, Mary Erving, Betty Golliday, Patricia Golliday, and Barbara Golliday all of Charleston.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Melvin Thornton
   A memorial service for Robert Melvin “Rocky” Thornton, 59, of Grenada, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Southside Church of God.
   Mr. Thornton died April 19, 2012, at his home.
   He was born on Oct. 7, 1952, and was the son of Robert and Jackie Thornton.
   Mr. Thornton founded the Narcotics Anonymous program in Grenada and loved to fish for crappie.
   Surviving Mr. Thornton are his children, Justin Thornton of Hattisburg, Chariti Thornton Green and Michael Thornton of Grenada; two sisters, Betty Kay Thornton Adams of Brandon and Mona Thornton Lairscey of Conroe, Texas; four grandchildren.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary E. White
   Funeral services for Mary E. White, 65, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Grenada Church of God. Burial will follow in Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 p.m. until service time at the church.
   Mrs. White died April 24, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
   She was born on Dec. 22, 1946, in Memphis to the late James and Mattie Tilghman Heath.
   Mrs. White was employed as a seamstress at Kellwood Clothing Factory and was a member of the Grenada Church of God.
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. White in death are two brothers, George Gabrel and Bobbie Heath.
   Surviving Mrs. White are four daughters, Kay Starnes of Corinth, Judy Melton, Lisa O‘Brien and Angie O‘Brien all of Grenada; son, Jerry Melton of Hernando; two sisters, Dee Brown of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Brenda Mullen of Southaven; two brothers, James Heath of Horn Lake and Clarence Tilghman of Meridian; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   National Funeral Home is in charge.


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