Loun L. Brown
Funeral services for Loun L. “Lonnie” Brown, 74, of Grenada, formerly of Kosciusko, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at New Birth M.B. Church. Burial followed in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mr. Brown died Oct. 4, 2012, at Grenada Lake Medical Center of hearth failure.
He was born on June 10, 1938.
Mr. Brown was retired and a member of New Birth M.B. Church. He enjoyed canning, baking and gardening.
Surviving Mr. Brown are his wife, Margaret Davis Brown of Grenada; three daughters, Shirley Dodd of Grenada, Brenada Fox of Atlanta, Ga., and Evelyn McMath of Duck Hill; four sons, Lonnie L. Brown, James Calvin Brown, Carl Edward Hobbs and Walton Calvin Hobbs, all of Grenada; two brothers, Robert Brown and Alton Brown.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home was in charge.
Billy Gerald Fly
Funeral services for Billy Gerald Fly, 77, of Coffeeville, are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at First Baptist Church of Coffeeville. Burial will follow in Coffeeville City Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.
Mr. Fly died Oct. 7, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley.
He was born in Yalobusha County on Nov. 6, 1934, to the late Bilbo and Earlene Helm Fly.
Mr. Fly served in the Army National Guard during the Panama Crisis. He was a farmer and owner of Yalobusha Farm Supply in Coffeeville. He was a member of the Coffeeville Chamber of Commerce and the First Baptist Church of Coffeeville.
In addition to his parents, preceding Mr. Fly in death are two brothers, Jimmy Fly and Bob Fly.
Surviving Mr. Fly are his wife, Jean Breedlove Fly of Coffeeville; two daughters, Renee Meyer of Palm City, Fla., and Rachel Mixon of Coffeeville; two sons, Jerry Fly and Jeff Fly of Grenada; one sister, Eleanor Boyle of Coffeeville; three brothers, Harold Fly of Grenada, Lynn Allen Fly of Horn Lake and Johnny Fly of Cascilla; and seven grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge.
Funeral services for Mildred Fondren, 85, of Winona, were at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Fondren died Oct. 4, 2012, at her home of cancer.
She was the daughter of the late John and Clyde Carpenter Matthews and the widow of Edwin Fondren.
Mrs. Fondren spent 59 years in the oil business as the general manager of D. B. Dotson Oil Company and Mills and Fondren Oil Company. She was a member of Moore Memorial United Methodist Church, where she taught an adult Sunday School class for over 50 years. She was also a member of the Montgomery County Economic Development Partnership, the Montgomery County Arts Council, the American Legion Auxiliary, the New Hope Homemakers Club, and a charter member of the Winona Business and Professional Women’s Club.
An online guest book is available at www.ofhwinona.com.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge.
Kimberly Jane Bounds Mims
Kimberly Jane Bounds Mims, 48, of Grenada, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 30, 1963, in Clarksdale to Thomas Giles Bounds and Judy Ann Lundberg Bounds. She was raised in Clarksdale, where she attended St. George’s Episcopal School, Lee Academy and graduated from Ole Miss summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, then married and raised four children.
She is survived by her parents, Thomas Giles Bounds and Judy Ann Lundberg Bounds of Grenada; one son, Taylor Brently Mims of Grenada; three daughters, Joanna Mims of Southaven, Sarah Mims of Grenada and Katie Mims of Grenada; one grandchild, Kamryn Mims Hudson of Southaven.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Kenneth and Fern Lundberg of Grenada and Amos and Georgia Bounds of Newton, Miss.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church in Grenada, with visitation from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
Memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church in Grenada or charity of choice.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge.
Funeral services for Bill Robinson, 61, of Grenada, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery in Hattiesburg.
Visitation is Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Bill died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at the Grenada Living Center.
He was born on July 8, 1951, and was the son of Rufus William Robinson and the late Joyce Pittman Robinson.
Bill was employed by Heatcraft as an accounts receivable clerk. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada where he was very active helping in the kitchen and any other capacity needed. He also loved sports of most all kinds.
Bill is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kathy McComb Robinson of Grenada; a daughter, Ashley Robinson Jackson (Kendell) of Grenada; his son, Brad Robinson of Memphis, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Abbi Jackson, Noah Jackson and Porter Allen Jackson; his father and step-mother, Rufus William and Maxine Robinson of Hattiesburg; one sister, Linda Robinson Loper ( Brian) of Birmingham, Ala., and a brother David Alan Robinson (Dianne) of Vancleave, Miss.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church Music Ministry.
National Funeral Home is in charge.
Marvin Terell Swims
Funeral services for Marvin Terell Swims, 32, of Grenada, were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First New Hope M.B. Church. Burial followed in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mr. Swims died Oct. 1, 2012, at Grenada Lake Medical Center of injuries from a gun shot wound.
He was born on July 27, 1980, and was the son of Joyce Swims of Grenada.
Mr. Swims previously worked at Shoney’s and Cracker Barrel, attended Grenada High School and the Job Corps. He enjoyed listening to music and being with family and friends.
In addition to his mother, surviving Mr. Swims are two sisters, Stacey Clark of Grenada and Sukeyla Love of Laurel, Miss.; two brothers, Javier Green and Larry Green of Grenada; and a godsister, Brianne Prichard of Grenada.
Eddie Robinson Funeral Home was in charge.