Funeral services for Lamar Ferguson, 88, of Grenada, were at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Garner-Harper Funeral Home. Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Ferguson died June 24, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis. He was born on Apr. 4, 1924, in High Point, Miss., to the late Clarence Lacy Ferguson and Mary Ethel Gladeny Ferguson.
Mr. Ferguson was a WW II and Korean war veteran. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Grenada, a graduate of the University of Mississippi, and a band director for 34 years.
He is survived by his wife, Bettye Scarberry Ferguson; daughter, Debbie Ferguson of Grenada; three sons, Jerry Ferguson of Southaven, Stan Ferguson and Justin Ferguson of Grenada; two sisters, Martha Drew of Cordova, Tenn., and Lynn Shoulder of Henderson, Tenn.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.
Billy Lamont King
Funeral services for Billy Lamont King, 69, of Vaiden, were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Oliver Chapel in Winona. Burial followed in Michie Cemetery near Vaiden.
Mr. King died June 25, 2012, at his home of heart failure.
He was the son of the late Walter “Bill” King and Daisy Carter King.
Mr. King was a self-employed farmer and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and treasurer.
In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. King in death are three sisters, Pauline Davis, Evelyn King, and Margaret Davis; and six brothers, J. B. King, Claudelle King, Arthur King, Harvey Dell King, Earnest King, and Clayton King.
Surviving Mr. King are his wife, Brenda Cuomo King of Vaiden; daughter, Rebecca King of Flowood; two sons, Billy Wayne King of Brandon and Timothy Lee King of Vaiden; sister, Alyne Welch of Vaiden; brother, Harold King of Vaiden; four grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, 9240 CR 31, Vaiden, MS 39176.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge.
Michael Charles Morgan Sr.
Michael Charles Morgan Sr., 53, of Elliott died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 14, 1958, to Clyde Morgan and Lorene Woods. He was a member of Leflore Baptist Church and a founding member of BBD hunting club.
He is survived by one son, Michael Morgan Jr. (Heather) of Elliott; two daughters, Misty Winter (Dwayne) of Tillatoba and Taylor Hill (Jonathan) of Scobey; his mother, Lorene Sanders of Elliott; three brothers, Larry Ingram of Newton, Kan., Billy Morgan of Elliot and Steve Morgan of Grenada; four grandchildren, Dakoyta Winter, Syerria Winter, Presley Morgan, and Natalie Hill; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and a lifetime friend, Donna Fisk.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Morgan; brother, Roy “Scooter” Sanders; grandmother, Glendora Beckum and step-father, Roy Amos Sanders.
Visitation was held Tuesday, June 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home with the service following at 3 p.m. in Garner-Harper Chapel. Interment followed in Elliott Baptist Church Cemetery.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.
James Harold Warden
A memorial service for James Harold “Jimmy” Warden, 64, of Morgan City, La., formerly of Tallahatchie County, was held Sunday, June 24, at Liberty Baptist Church in Carroll County. He donated his body to medical research at Tulane University, therefore no interment was held.
Mr. Warden died June 22, 2012, in Morgan City of renal failure.
He was the son of the late Harold Baker Warden and Daisy Smith Warden Brunson.
Mr. Warden was born in Wiggins, Miss., and grew up in Tallahatchie County where he attended East Tallahatchie High School. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Carroll County. He also worked in the oil fields, as a truck driver, a farmer and construction worker.
In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Warden in death are three sisters, Evelyn Warden Williams, Jean Warden Hendrix and Denise Brunson; brother, Ralph Brunson.
Surviving Mr. Warden are his daughter, Wanda Kaye Warden of Morgan City; seven sisters, Jerry Warden May of Winnsboro, Ark., Linda Rabb Warden of Atlanta, Ga., Judy Warden Mainelli of McCarley, Susie Brunson Morris of Jackson, Sally Brunson Rogers of Charleston, Mary Ann Brunson Litten of Atlanta, and Marsha Brunson Wallesch of Allen, Texas; step-sister, Charlene Brunson Akins of Memphis; four step-brothers, R. L. Brunson of Memphis, Bob Brunson of Leland, Charlie Brunson of Phillip, and William Brunson of Grenada; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and nieces.
Memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Bro. Joseph Sansing, 9634 CR 130, Carrollton, MS 38917.