Death Notices


L.D. Alexander

CALHOUN CITY – L.D. Alexander, 91, died Friday at Hillcrest Hospital.

Mr. Alexander was a retired farmer. He was a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church and served as deacon since 1956.

The funeral was at 4 p.m. Saturday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bobby Douglas, Benny Hill, Buford Usry and Edd McCafferty officiating. Burial was in Duncan Hill Cemetery in Calhoun City.

Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, M.L. and Luna Spraberry Alexander.

He is survived by his wife, Eulala Alexander of Calhoun City; a son, Charles E. Alexander of Bruce; three daughters, Nell Logan of Bruce, JoAnn Parker of Calhoun City and Gail Collins of Olive Branch; two sisters, Bessie Kimbrell of Calhoun City and Helen McKibben of Goodman; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Martha F. Clark

GREENWOOD – Martha Flanagin Clark, 65, of Carrollton, died Saturday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital.

Mrs. Clark was a retired co-owner of Cemar Tractor Co. in Holcomb, long-time employee of Wade, Inc. and worked in the Carroll County Superintendent of Education office. She was a member of Valley Advent Christian Church in Carroll County.

Mrs. Clark was also a graduate of Valley High School.

The funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday at Williams & Lord Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Edwards officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah in Teoc.

Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister.

She is survived by her husband, Cecil Clark Sr. of Carrollton; a son, Cecil Clark Jr. of Carrollton; two daughters, Gayle Noland Beard of Carrollton and Stephanie C. Mims of Sidon; and a granddaughter, Jessica Beard of Carrollton.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Robertson, Lee Crenshaw, Johnny Haddon, Michael Haddon, Roy Goss, Phil Harper, Bobby Haddon and Miller Beard.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sallye T. Dees

WINONA – Sallye Tucker Dees, 82, died Friday at Winona Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Dees was a retired nurse at King’s Daughters Hospital in Greenville. She was a member of Elam Baptist Church near Coffeeville.

The funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday at Womble Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Dees was the widow of J.D. Dees.

She is survived by a step-son, James A. Dees of Winona; a step-daughter, Ann Green of Winona; three step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and several step-great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Tallahatchie County American Cancer Society, 207 N. Franklin, Charleston, Miss. 38921.

Womble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Daniel L. Holland

Daniel Lee Holland Sr., 57, of Grenada, died Saturday at Grenada Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Holland was a certified public accountant and owner of Dan Holland C.P.A. He was chief financial officer of Sunburst Band for 27 years, KPMG-CPA Firm in Memphis, Tenn., and a graduate of East Tallahatchie High School and Mississippi State University.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Williams officiating. Burial was in Smith Cemetery in Rosebloom community.

Mr. Holland was preceded in death by his father, Samuel Lee Holland; his mother, Abbie Fowler Holland Cox; and a brother, Samuel Holland.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Harbin Holland of Grenada; two sons, Thad Holland of Grenada and Danny Holland of Starkville; a daughter, Becky Morgan of Grenada; a brother, Warren Cox of Grenada; a sister, Marie McAlpine of Brandon; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

George P. Lawrence

BATESVILLE – George Preston Lawrence, 63, of Sardis, died Saturday at the University Tennessee Bold Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Mr. Lawrence was president of Lawrence Brothers, Inc., a farmer and a cattleman. He was a Mason, a Shriner, a member of Como Church of Christ and Mississippi Builders Association.

Mr. Lawrence also received the Outstanding Contractor of the Year Award.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. today at Batesville Church of Christ with Bros. Buddy Baker and Ken Sayers officiating. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Lawrence is survived by his wife, Sadie Faggert Lawrence of Sardis; a son, George Preston Lawrence Jr. of Batesville; a daughter, Wanda L. Carmichael of Sardis; five brothers, John Lawrence of Oxford, Leon Lawrence of Batesville, Leo Lawrence, Winfred Lawrence and Mike Lawrence, all of Sardis; and four grandchildren.

Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Archie C. Nash

Archie C. Nash Jr., 70, of Grenada, died Sunday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Nash was a retired boat captain. He was a Baptist and a United States Korean Conflict Navy veteran.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. today at Red Hill Cemetery in Montgomery County with Bros. Richard Morman and Clayton Crouch officiating.

Mr. Nash is survived by his wife, Minnie Belle Nash of Grenada; a daughter, Sheri Harris of Grenada; his father, Archie C. Nash Sr. of Duck Hill; a brother, John Nash of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Delma Morman of Duck Hill and Doris Collins of Winona; and three grandchildren, Keith Harris, Katherine Harris and Kevin Harris, all of Grenada.

National Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Eunice R. Reedy

CALHOUN CITY – Eunice Reese Reedy, 90, died Thursday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mrs. Reedy was a homemaker. She was a member of Reedy’s Chapel Baptist Church.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bobby Adams, Gladwin Carpenter and Bobby Poss officiating. Burial was in Reedy’s Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Reedy was the widow of Willie Vardaman Reedy.

She is survived by three sons, Willie V. Reedy of Douglasville, Ga., John T. Reedy of Calhoun City and Don R. Reedy of Vardaman; six daughters, Margaret L. Vandiver, Rosie N. Smith, Anita J. Spratlin, Rachel Phillips, all of Vardaman, Linda J. Smith of Houlka and Lillie C. Petty of Hattiesburg; three sisters, Elmer West of Slate Springs, Annie Lucius of Rector, Ark. and Ruby Rhodes of Batesville; 29 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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