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Willie R. Crawford
   Funeral services for Willie R. Crawford, 59, of Grenada, native of Charleston, are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Eddie Robinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Eddie Robinson Funeral Home Chapel.
   Mr. Crawford died Oct. 2, 2012, at Grenada Living Center of natural causes.
   He was born on May 17, 1953.
   Surviving Mr. Crawford are his daughter, Shawanda Brooks of Charleston; three sons, Robert Earl Brooks, Orenthal Brooks, and Dilanian D. Kuykendall, all of Charleston; six sisters, Dorothy Collins of Columbus, Ohio, Mable Bole of Water Valley, Lohie Lumas, Shirley Wilson and Louise Patterson, all of Charleston, Cillia Ross of Grenada; three brothers, L. T. Taylor, Albert Taylor and Louis Taylor, all of Charleston.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home is in charge

Elizabeth Golding
   Funeral services for Elizabeth Golding, 87, of Winona, were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at First Baptist Church in Winona. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
   Mrs. Golding died Sept. 30, 2012, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital of heart failure.
   She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Homer Sally Hood.
   Mrs. Golding was a retired teacher, who taught second grade for 50 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Winona.
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Golding in death is her husband, Talmadge Dewitt “Bill” Golding.
   Survivors include two sons, Talmadge “Tee” Golding of Winona and Steve Golding of Zionsville, Ind.; a sister, Margie Sue Walker of Madison; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 408, Winona, MS 38967.
   An online guestbook is available at
   Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge.

Julia Brown Haire
   Graveside service for Julia “Judy” Brown Haire, 85, of Water Valley were held at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
   Mrs. Haire died Sept. 27, 2012, at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley.  
   She was born on Oct. 25, 1926, in Panola County, to the late Emmet C. and Letha Mixon Brown.  
   Mrs. Haire was a homemaker. She enjoyed listening to music, she loved to sing and she was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.  
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Haire in death are her husband, Oscar Haire; two sons, Gary Haire and Michael Haire; three brothers, Chesterfield Brown, Jesse Lee Brown, and Robert Brown.
   Surviving Mrs. Haire are two daughters, Sandra Mango of Seattle, Wash., and Nancy Miller of Southaven; three sisters, Wilma Russum of Collierville, Tenn., Juanita Zorzoli and Rebecca Moore of Water Valley; two brothers, Calvin Brown of Byhalia, Miss., and Brooks Brown of Memphis.; nine grandchildren and her great-grandchildren.
   Online condolences may be made at
   Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.

Mollie Stewart Beals Haliburton
   Funeral services for Mollie Stewart Beals Haliburton, 69, of Chicago, Ill., native of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Mt. Vernon M.B. Church in Grenada. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Eddie Robinson Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Haliburton died Sept. 25, 2012, at home of natural causes.
   She was born on Dec. 25, 1942, and was the daughter of the late Albert Stewart Sr. and Edna Stewart.
   Mrs. Haliburton was a retired licensed practical nurse and a member of Mt. Vernon M.B. Church. She loved cooking, gardening and decorating. She was also a 1961 graduate of Farragut High School and finished at the top of her 1983 nursing class at Dawson Technical Institute.
   In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Haliburton in death is her husband, Charles Haliburton.
   Surviving Mrs. Haliburton are two daughters, Alisa Curtis of Freeport, Ill., and Ruth Lamar of Grenada; two sons Larnell Beals and Nathan Beals; three sisters, Evelina Stewart of Grenada, Lucinda Hassell and Elizabeth Hill of Chicago; two brothers, Charles Stewart of Little Rock, Ark., and Albert Stewart of Grenada.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Raysell Hall
   Funeral services for Raysell Hall, 53, of Holcomb, are at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct 6, at Abundant Life Assembly. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Hall died Sept. 30, 2012, at Grace Health and Rehab.
   He was born on May 5, 1959, and was the son of Martha L. Hall and the late Clint T. Hall.
   Mr. Hall was a Methodist and enjoyed body building and fishing.
   In addition to his mother, surviving Mr. Hall are his son, Raysell Ricardo Hall Jr. of Grenada; eight sisters, Ernestine Bland, Lorraine Hall, Rosie Brown, Yvonne Hall, Earsie Mays, Gloria Jones, Belinda Bell and Regina Boclair, all of Grenada; five brothers, W. T. Hall, R. C. Hall, Willie Powell, Clint Powell, and Gregory Hall, all of Grenada.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Jesse Wayne Lott

   Jan. 3, 1945 – Sept. 27, 2012
   Wayne Lott, 67, died of cancer in Holcomb, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Chris Corbett, with his wife and other family and friends surrounding him in love.
   He was born in Pascagoula, on Jan. 3, 1945, and was the only child of Jessie P. and Katherine Pate Lott. The family later moved to Holcomb, where he grew up and attended local schools in Grenada and Carroll counties and Holmes Jr. College.  Regardless of where he was transferred, he continued his college education, majoring in Pre-Law and Political Science.  
   Wayne married Joy Stallings of Cascilla, on Jan. 21, 1966, while they were in college. He later joined the Army and served in Vietnam, where his exposure to Agent Orange eventually contributed to his death. Wayne enjoyed the Army and served 22 years active duty. Joy considered being a military wife an adventure. As a U.S. Civil Service employee with the Department of Army, she was able to transfer with him and pursue her own career. They enjoyed living in and exploring all the different locations and surrounding areas they were assigned. These included Washington, Georgia, California, Heidelberg, Germany, and Portland, Ore., where he retired from the United Sates Army, and resided for the past 28 years. Wayne received many honors, recognitions and medals during his career, including three Meritorious Service Awards.
   Their only child, Jessica Joy Lott, was born in 1977. Wayne was so thrilled to be a Dad. He started taking her fishing when she was an infant in a stroller! With the birth of Jessica’s son, Jace, three years ago, he was instantly his granddaddy’s pride and joy and truly blessed Wayne’s life.  
   Wayne was a member of Oak Hills Presbyterian Church in Portland. He was passionate about many things, particularly his patriotism and politics. He was committed to helping anyone in need. After retiring, he had more time to dedicate to this passion, focusing on veterans.
Wayne was predeceased by his father, Jessie P. Lott of Holcomb and two long time close friends, Bob Crane of Glenns Ferry, Idaho and Col. (Ret) Kenneth Reusser of Portland, Ore.  
   Survivors include his mother, Katherine Pate Lott of Grenada; wife, Joy Stallings Lott of Portland; daughter, Jessica (Chris) and their son Jace, all of Holcomb. Wayne also leaves a daughter, Atlantis Kae Baron and her son, Carter, of Rohnert Park, Calif.
   Services for Wayne were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Holcomb Baptist Church. The Rev. Kevin Tribble officiated. At Wayne’s request, he will be cremated. His remains will be buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Paynes on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at 10 a.m.
   Pallbearers were William Lott, David Goss, Marc Hayward, and Terry Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Julian Bloom, Luther Owens Sr., Sandy Goss, John Bloom, John Paul Staten, Johnny Madures, and Ray Monger.
   Wayne’s love for this country was boundless. He requested that in his memory and for the security of our children’s and grandchildren’s future, please vote on Nov. 6 for the Republican candidates!  
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or the Oak Hills Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 5101 S. E. Thiessen Road, Portland, OR 97267.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home was in charge.

Garner Fount McCullar Jr.
   Garner Fount McCullar Jr., 82, of Oakland, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. He was born on May 30, 1930, in Enid to Garner Fount McCullar Sr. and Ruth Hunt McCullar. He served in the Korean War with the U.S. Air Force.
   He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Sara Jane Parrish McCullar. He is survived by one son Garner Joe McCullar (Stephanie) of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandsons, Sage and Jeff McCullar, and two great-grandsons, Jake and Connor McCullar; and many nieces and nephews and friends who loved him very much.
   Graveside services were Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, with a gathering honoring the late Mr. McCullar following at 2:30 p.m. at the Oakland Methodist Church for friends and family.
   In leiu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans Attn. Gift Processing P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH. 45250-0301.
 Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.

Sallie Tribble Mitchell
   Funeral services for Sallie Tribble Mitchell, 91, of North Carrollton, were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Wayside Cemetery at Scobey.
   Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Mitchell died Sept. 30, 2012, at her home in Carrollton.
   She was born on July 4, 1921, in Coffeeville and was the daughter of Melvin and Ella Tribble.
   Sallie was a homemaker and a member of the North Carrollton Baptist Church.  
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Ella Tribble; her husband, James Demar Mitchell; and one brother, Rudell Tribble.
   Mrs. Mitchell is survived by three daughters, Beverly McDaniel of Carrollton, Cindy Mitchell of Brookhaven and Marquita Goss of Jackson; one son, Stewart Mitchell of Carrollton; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
   Bro. Tommy Clark and Bro. Fletcher Moorman officiated the service. James McDaniel, Jason McDaniel, Lance McDaniel, Hunter Flanagan, Shane Floyd and Mitchell Gordon served as pallbearers, with Jason Badeaux, J,R. Hart, Mark Duvall and Steve Flanagan serving as honorary pallbearers.
   National Funeral Home was in charge.

Sarah Ann Brooks Moore

   Funeral services for Sarah Ann Brooks Moore, 76, of Charleston, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Jerusalem M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Moore died Sept. 27, 2012, at Tallahatchie General Hospital.
   She was born on Aug. 20,1936.
   Mrs. Moore was a member of Jerusalem M.B. Church.
   Surviving Mrs. Moore are two sons, Jessie Moore and Edward Earl Moore of Charleston; step-son, Jimmy Moore Jr. of Jackson, Miss.; 11 siblings, Millie Taylor of El Paso, Texas, Ella Washington of Detroit, Mich., L.D. Brooks of St. Paul, Minn., Lillie Tellis, Ollie Taylor, Sisley Brooks, James Brooks, Tilman Brooks, Gene Earl Brooks, Henry  Brooks, and Robert Brooks, all of Charleston; one granddaughter and a step-grandchild.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.
Charles Tolbert Jr.
   Funeral services for Charles Tolbert Jr., 58, of Oakland, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Massey Grove M.B. Church in Oakland. Burial will follow in Carr’s Chapel Cemetery in Oakland.
   Visitation is Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary.
   Mr. Tolbert died Sept. 29, 2012.
   He was born on Sept. 22, 1954, and was the son of the late Charles P. Tolbert and Velma Williams.
   Mr. Tolbert was a retired factory worker for Heatcraft and was a member of Massey Grove M.B. Church.
   Surviving Mr. Tolbert are his daughter, Velma Dogan of Charleston and Tamar Tolbert of New York; a son, Jamaal Dogan of Memphis; two sisters, Margaret Tolbert of Oakland and Lucy Pittman of Grenada; six brothers, Albert Tolbert, Douglas Williams and Jessie Williams, all of Oakland; Carl Tolbert of Starkville, Clifton Tolbert of Anniston, Ala., and George E. Bradford of Bowling Green, Ky.; and three grandchildren.
   Cooley’s Mortuary is in charge.

John Robert Wallace
   Funeral services for John Robert Wallace, 78, of Tillatoba, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Pilgrim Rest COGIC in Oakland. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Mr. Wallace died Oct. 1, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis.
   He was born on May 14, 1934.
   Surviving Mr. Wallace are his daughter, Gloria Smith of Chicago; three sisters, Essie Gray of Tillatoba, Maggie Harris of Scobey and Elizabeth Goss of Houston, Texas; three brothers, Eugene Mohead and Norman Wallace of Scobey and Charles Wallace of Knoxville, Tenn.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

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