Funeral services for Sam Durham, 65, of Coffeeville, were at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
Visitation was Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Mr. Durham died Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.
Sam was born on Dec. 24, 1946, and was the son of Edgar Franklin Durham and Dovie Yarbrough Durham of Holcomb.
He was employed by Heatcraft as a plumber. Sam was a Baptist and enjoyed fishing.
Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Dovie Durham and by two sisters, Sue D. Williams and Willa Dean White.
Mr. Durham is survived by three daughters, Melissa Vaughn of Duck Hill, Samantha Graves of Houlka and Trisha Dunn of Duck Hill; two sons, Scott McNabb of Grenada and Shawn McNabb of Duck Hill; five sisters, Shirley Ledford of Grandbury, Texas, Margie Mason of Charleston, Miss., Edna Lee of Grenada, Barbara Pickle of Grenada, and Joy Durham of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Jim Franklin Durham of Jackson, Miss., and Billy W. Durham of Bruce; eight grandchildren, Lillie Graves, Hunter Graves, Stephen McNabb, Krista McNabb, Felisha McNabb, Cameron Dunn, Robbie Dunn, and Jacob McNabb; and two great-grandchildren.
National Funeral Home was in charge.
Florence C. Pigg
Florence C. Pigg, 87, died peacefully in her daughters home on Monday Dec. 3, 2012.
She was born in Louisville Feb. 2, 1925, to the late Charles Lee and Tennie Reed Lishman and she made her home in Greenwood for many years. She retired from Irvin Industries and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by her husband, Bennie H. Pigg; three sons, Harold H. Pigg Sr., Edward Pigg and Ronald Pigg; brother, Tommie Lee Lishman; four sisters, Ola B. Pruett, Allie V. Smith, Murl Turley, and twin sister Addie T. Hobson.
Visitation was from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Funeral services followed at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Williams & Lord Funeral Home with Brother Bennie Rigby officiating.
Pallbearers were Harold H. Pigg Jr., Terry A. Pigg, Bennie L. Pigg, Chip Rogers, Edward L. McNeer, and Carl Daves. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Greenwood.
She is survived by her daughter, Marie Pigg McNeer of Carrollton; four grandchildren, Cheryl McNeer (Chip) Rogers of Winona, Edward L. (Dawn) McNeer of Brandon, Harold H. (Sandy) Pigg Jr. of Holcomb, and Terry A. Pigg and girlfriend Myra Chambley of Holcomb; special caregiver, Marilyn Hale; nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Mississippi School for the Deaf, 1253 Eastover Drive, Jackson, Ms. 39211, 601-984-8000.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home was in charge and an online guestbook may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com.
Robert Gary Sykes
Robert Gary “Rollo” Sykes, 56, of Grenada, died Dec. 6, 2012.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1956, in Grenada to William Robert and Claudine McMahan Sykes. He was a friend to many and a hard worker.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his son, Chris Sykes; a daughter, Rebecca Lucius; two brothers, Steve Sykes and Ronnie Sykes; and one sister, Teresa Moore; three grandchildren, Audrey Anna Sykes, William Robert Sykes and Brooklyn Elizabeth Sykes, all of Grenada; one niece and seven nephews.
A Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge.