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Kay Cee Jones Brogan
   Kay Cee Jones Brogan, 54 of Grenada, went to her heavenly home Sunday, July 22, 2012. She was born Dec. 1, 1957, in Puerto Rico to Leland and Barbara Jones. Mrs. Brogan was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Grenada and a member of North Mississippi Emmaus Community.
   She is survived by her devoted husband of 30 years, Jackie; three sons, Stephen Brogan (Becky), Johnny Sneed (Michelle), Patrick Brogan (Heather); a daughter, Robin Bennett (Jim); five grandchildren, Dustin Dickey, Madison Bennett, Lauren Brogan, Rileigh Hope Brogan, Jagger Sneed, and a very special niece, Laurel “Bunks” Ducote.
   Kay Cee was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Barbara Jones; three brothers, Gregory Jones, Doug Jones and Stephen Jones; and one grandson, Skylar “Conrad” Mackenzie Sneed.   
   Visitation is Monday July 23, 2012, from 5-8 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church. Funeral services are Tuesday July 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church with burial following in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Bro. Bob Self will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be David Weir, Bobby White, Donny Hodges, Ricky Koonce, Keith Marter and Harper Thomas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friendship Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.
   National Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge.

Rose Yvonne Rivers Gray
   Funeral services for Rose Yvonne Rivers Gray, 51, of North Carrollton were at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Winona, with burial following in the Gore Springs Methodist Church Cemetery in Gore Springs. The Rev. Eddie Carpenter and the Rev. Fletcher Moorman officiated the services.
   Visitation was Saturday, from 1 until 3 p.m., at Lee Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Gray died at her residence on Tuesday, July 17. Preliminary autopsy results show that she died of low bar pneumonia, secondary to coronary artery disease.
   Mrs. Gray was the daughter of James Edward and Fairy Turman Rivers. She was a homemaker and a member of Malmaison Baptist Church in Carroll County. She previously worked in respiratory care at Tyler Holmes Hospital in Winona for five years, was an administrator with Tri-County Home Health, a cosmetologist and salon owner in North Carrollton, served on the Carrollton Board of Alderman, and worked as a medical receptionist for Dr. M.S. Costilow in North Carrollton.
   Survivors include her husband, Don Gray of North Carrollton; a son, Chip Gray of North Carrollton; two daughters, Jill Roy (Larry) of North Carrollton and Elizabeth Miller (Rob) of Magee; a sister, Wanda Mullen of Eupora; a brother, Paul Rivers (Hazel) of Benton; four grandchildren; two nieces; and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Peter Adrian Rivers.
   Pallbearers were Bob Taylor, David Mims, Brad Carver, Scott Montgomery, Jonathan Ainsworth, and Mark McCaleb. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Spellman, Neal Blaylock, Pate Shackelford, and all employees of Carroll County.
   Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
   An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Lee Funeral Home in Winona was in charge.

Oscar Nash
   Funeral services for Mr. Oscar Nash, 95, of Carrollton are at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, at Oliver Chapel in Winona, with burial following in the New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery near Carrollton. The Rev. Reidis Nash, assisted by The Rev. Billy Little, will officiate the services.
   Visitation is Tuesday, July 24, from 5 until 7 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.
   Mr. Nash died of heart failure at Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood on Sunday, July 22.
   Mr. Nash was the son of Robert A. and Augusta Rowsey Nash. He was a retired farmer and an avid gardener, who enjoyed being outdoors. He was a very active member of the Winona Baptist Temple and a loving husband and father, who was devoted to his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Robinson; a brother, Omar Nash; and a great-grandson, Trey Upchurch.
   Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Eula Pauline Nash of Carrollton; one daughter, Ruby Blount and her husband, Thomas, of Carrollton; two sons, Ray Nash and his wife, Mona, of Greenwood and the Rev. Reidis Nash and his wife, Ann, of Winona; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers are Brett Pugh, Heath Pugh, Kris Upchurch, Kyle Upchurch, Zachary Nash, and Dylan Holt. Honorary pallbearers are Keith Nash, Jimmy Ricks, Ralph Bradshaw, Ryan Ricks, Brandon Turner, Russell Peeples, Michael Badome, and Jay Ricks.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the Winona Baptist Temple Radio Fund, P. O. Box 135, Winona, MS 38967; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
   An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Oliver Funeral Home of Winona is in charge.

Marjorie Taylor
   Marjorie Taylor, 85, of Grenada, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at the Grenada Living Center. Visitation was held from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 20, at National Funeral Home.  Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
   Marjorie was born on May 18, 1927, in Grenada County to Carl and Bessie Dunn Eidson. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. Marjorie was employed as a licensed practical nurse until her retirement. She enjoyed reading.
   Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Jack Taylor; a daughter, Carol Taylor Cummins;  six sisters and three brothers.
   Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Taylor Tilghman of Grenada; two sons, Curtis Taylor of Southaven and Mike Taylor of Grenada; one sister, June Byford of Coffeeville; one brother, Franklin Eidson of Memphis; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.
   *This is the corrected obituary for Marjorie Taylor. The previous obituary submitted to the GrenadaStar was incorrect.

Paul R. Williams
   Paul R. Williams, 81, of Grenada, died Thursday, July 19, at his daughter‘s home in Houma, La.  Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at National Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 10 am on Monday, July 23, 2012, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Leflore Cemetery near Holcomb.
   Paul was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Tallahatchie County to Harper Williams and Pauline Vance Williams. He was a member of Leflore Baptist Church near Holcomb. Mr. Williams is a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean conflict.  He was employed as a wire line technician with Western Atlas Company.
   Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Harper and Pauline Williams; his wife, Margaret Tingle Williams; and a grandchild, Destiny Whitsell.
   Survivors include two daughters, LaDonna Cruse of Houma and Billie Rose Flynn of Grenada; one son, Billy Williams of  Marvell, Ark.; and five grandchildren, Madison Cruse, Dylan Cruse, Sam Whitsell, Chelsey Flynn, and Emma-Leigh Flynn.
   Bro. Laney Haley officiated the services.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.


 


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