Theresa Buzzarde Ambron
Theresa Buzzarde Ambron, 46, passed away on Nov. 1, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Wiley Flanagan, paternal grandparents, George and Minnie Vernon and aunt Brenda Culley.
She is survived by her husband, Marty Ambron; daughters, Amie Carr, Kylee Carr, Kara (Brandon) Boykin; stepson, Chris Ambron; grandchildren, Kameryn Woods, Paxton Boykin and Parker Boykin; mother, Mary Brewer; father, George Vernon; father, Dan Buzzarde; sisters, Danette (Kevin) Woods, Susan (Don) Allen and Karol Moss; brother, Will (Casey) Vernon; maternal grandmother, Mary H. Flanagan; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home.
Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home. Interment in Serenity Memorial Gardens.
Serenity Funeral Home was in charge.
Barbara Tutor Harrison
Funeral services for Barbara Tutor Harrison, 75, of Water Valley were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery in Water Valley.
Mrs. Harrison died Oct. 31, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley.
She was born in 1937 in Oakland to the late Roscoe Roosevelt and Alice Pauline Pendergrass Tutor.
Mrs. Harrison was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Water Valley. She enjoyed her flowers and working in the garden.
In addition to her parents, preceding Mrs. Harrison in death are her husband, Miford Noah Harrison and a brother, Louis Tutor.
Surviving Mrs. Harrison are her daughter, Elaine Harrison; of Water Valley; her son, Mark Noah Harrison of Horn Lake; two sisters, Oneal Hillhouse of Banner and Bessie Methvin of Water Valley; a brother, John Tutor of Hernando; three grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge.
Rupert Ross Jackson
Graveside services for Rupert Ross “Bub” Jackson, 91, of Holcomb, were at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton with Bro. Farrell Wilson officiating. Pallbearers were T. J. Nabors, Mike Mabry, James Sullivan, J.D. Costilow, Nick Smith and Ricky Mabry.
Visitation was Monday from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. at the National Funeral Home Chapel.
Rupert died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at the AMG Specialty Hospital in Greenwood.
He was born on March 27, 1921, and was the son of John Lee Jackson and Agnes Weeks Jackson of Sturgis, Miss.
Rupert was a farmer and a Methodist. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from Aug. 1, 1942 to Dec. 31, 1944.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lee Jackson and Agnes Weeks Jackson; his wife, Katherine Nabors Jackson; and two sisters, Margaret Smith and Topsy McMahan.
Mr. Jackson is survived by one nephew, Randy Smith (Sharon) of Holcomb; three nieces, Earline Smith Christopher of Sidon, Miss., Linda McMahan Sharp (Andy) of Collierville, Tenn., and Sharon McMahan Smith (Ronnie) of Southaven.
National Funeral Home was in charge.
Funeral services for Liddie “Vera” Kimmons, 62, of Sardis, were at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Mt. Gillion M.B. Church in Sardis. Burial followed in Alvis Grove Cemetery in Oakland.
Mrs. Kimmons died Oct. 29, 2012.
She was born on June 20, 1950, and was the daughter of the late Edward Johnson and Bessie Taliaferro Johnson.
Mrs. Kimmons was a retired factory worker for Parker Hannifin Corporation. She was a member of Alvis Grove M.B. Church in Oakland.
Surviving Mrs. Kimmons are her spouse, Terry “Skipper” Kimmons of Sardis; two daughters, Stephanie R. Wren of Courtland and Charmaine Miles of Batesville; son, Charles “June Bug” Wren Jr. of California; step-daughter, Tameko Moore of Batesville; step-son, Lamarco Moore of Batesville; six sisters, Eva Mae Flowers of Pope, Betty Richmond and Bessie Hudson of Chicago, Ill., Janice Perry of Las Vegas, Nev., Martha Green and Eva Louise Moore of Oakland; three brothers, Earl Johnson of Batesville, Charles Johnson of Charleston and Frank Johnson of Sardis; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Cooley’s Mortuary was in charge.
James W. Minyard
Funeral services for James W. Minyard, 86, of Greenwood, formerly of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at William and Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Burial will follow in Moores Memorial Cemetery in Carroll County.
Visitation is Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Minyard died Nov. 4, 2012, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital of heart failure.
He was born in Carroll County on Dec. 10, 1925, to the late Dorris and Beatrice Wiltshire Minyard.
Mr. Minyard resided in California for three years and Grenada for 16 years where he owned and managed Walker Finance Company. He a member of First Baptist Church in Greenwood and was a U S Army veteran of WW II and received a purple heart for his injuries in the war.
Preceding Mr. Minyard in death is his first wife of 52 years, Eloise Hoover Minyard.
Surviving Mr. Minyard are his second wife, Blondean Vaughn Minyard of Greenwood, three daughters, Myra Crenshaw of Jackson, Tenn., Rita Horne and Anna Henderson of Greenwood; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
An online guestbook is available at www.williamsandlord.com.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home is in charge.
Mattie Lou Black Moore
Mattie Lou Black Moore “entered into eternal rest” on Thursday, Oct.
4, 2012, in Slidell, La. Mattie was born in Grenada on Dec. 15, 1927.
She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Thomas Wayne Black Sr. and Texanna Putnam Black of Grenada.
She is survived by one sister, Evelyn B. Costilow of Slidell; one
brother, Thomas Wayne Black Jr. (Anita) of San Antonio, Texas; four
sons, D. Richard Moore Jr. (Brenda), Russell O. Moore, Donald King and
Ronald King. She is also survived by many cherished grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Ms. Moore retired from the Grenada Lake Medical Center and moved to
Slidell to be near her family. She was a former member of the First
Baptist Church in Grenada and a current member of the First Baptist
Church in Slidell.
There will be a private graveside ceremony at Oddfellows Cemetery in
Grenada, where Ms. Moore will be buried next to her parents and other
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church, 450 Faith Drive, Grenada, MS 38901.
Funeral services for William “Billy” Murphy, 70, of Winona, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Winona. Burial followed in Community Baptist Church Cemetery near Kilmichael.
Mr. Murphy died Oct. 31, 2012, at his residence of heart failure.
He was the son of the late Ben and Dorothy Gibson Murphy.
Mr. Murphy was the retired plant manager for Winona Packing Company and a member of Community Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Preceding Mr. Murphy in death his son, Shannon Lee Murphy.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Faye Murphy of Winona; and three grandsons, Tyler Murphy, Christian Murphy, and Chance Murphy, all of Winona.
An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.
Lee Funeral Home in Winona was in charge.
Katie Lou Waller
Funeral services for Katie Lou “Polly“ Waller, 80, of Coffeeville, were at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Coffeeville City Cemetery.
Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Polly died Oct. 26, 2012, at her home in Coffeeville.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1932, and was the daughter of Robert Ingram and Katie Goad Ingram of Coffeeville.
Polly was employed by McGregor Coat Factory as a seamstress and was a member of Elam Baptist Church.
Polly is survived by her husband, Daniel E. “Buster“ Waller of Coffeeville; five sons; George Wayne Morgan, Andy Doyle Morgan, Randy Paul Morgan and Kenneth Powell Morgan, all of Charleston, and Kerry Louise Morgan of Parchman, Miss.; a brother, Cecil Ingram of Batesville; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Polly is preceded in death by her first husband, George Powell “Bud” Morgan, her parents, Bob and Katie Ingram and a son, James Edward Morgan.
Bro. Bobby Murphee officiated the services.
National Funeral Home was in charge.