Death Notices

Obituaries for Monday, July 24, 2000

James Thomas Farris

CHARLESTON – James Thomas “Shorty” Farris, age 77, died Saturday, July 22, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis.

Mr. Farris was a retired Ford Motor Company production employee, and a World War II Army veteran.

Services will be held Tuesday, July 25 at 1 p.m. at Womble Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Friendship East Baptist Cemetery near Enid. Visitation will be Monday, July 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Farris was preceded in death by his wife – Carole Farris and parents – James Marion and Myrtle Lee Farris. He is survived by three sons – Jerry Farris of Memphis, Tenn., David Farris of Eads, Tenn., and Jimmy Farris of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister – Beatriss Follis of Bartlett; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Womble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to Tallahatchie Co. American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Florance Hendrix, 2007 N. Franklin, Charleston, MS 38921.

Bobby Hovas

KILMICHAEL – Bobby Hovas, age 60, died Sunday, July 23 at Kilmichael Hospital.

Mr. Hovas was a truck driver and a member of Pine Bluff Church near Kilmichael.

Graveside services will be held Monday, July 24 at 2 p.m. at Pine Bluff Cemetery near Kilmichael with Rev. Jimmy Latham officiating.

Mr. Hovas was preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hovas. He is survived by one sister – Barbara Hovas-Almons of Ridgeland; two brothers – Billy Hovas and Benny Hovas both of Kilmichael; a special friend – Billie Braswell of Kilmichael; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Oliver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be D.W. Clark, Chip Clark, Allen Hovas, Jason Minchey, Lenis Pearson, and Thomas Donahoo.

Hazel Pierce Juchheim

Hazel Pierce Juchheim, age 75, died Saturday, July 22 at her home.

Mrs. Juchheim was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church, a member of Grenada Garden Club, and a life member of the Junior Auxiliary.

Services were held Sunday, July 23 at 2:30 p.m. at Garner-Harper Chapel with Dr. Tim Williams officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Juchheim is survived by her husband – Max Juchheim, Jr; a daughter – Pam Boyd of Meridian; two sons – Max Juchheim III and Karl Juchheim; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Garner-Harper was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to First Baptist church, 741 S. Line Street, Grenada, 38901 or the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 925, Grenada, MS 38902-0925.

Paula Davis Loden

HOLCOMB – Paula Davis Loden, age 46, died Saturday, July 22 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Ms. Loden was an employee of Heatcraft and a member of Elliott Baptist Church.

Services were held Sunday, July 23 at 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Cecil Fayard officiating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Popular Creek.

Ms. Loden is survived by a son – Christopher Neal Hamer; a sister – Anita Rogers; a brother – Danny Davis; and her mother – Gladys Davis.

National Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Elinor Montgomery

CARROLLTON – Elinor Campbell Montgomery, age 88, died Saturday, July 22 at Tyler Holmes Hospital in Winona.

Mrs. Montgomery was a homemaker. She was a member of Mt Pisgah Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher for over 25 years and a former member of the Sunshine Circle.

Services were held Monday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Carroll County with Rev. Gary Tanner officiating. Burial was at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Mrs. Montgomery was survived by her husband – Valley Lee Montgomery, Sr.; three sons – V. L. Montgomery, Jr. of Saline, Louisiana, Don Montgomery of Jackson, and Frank Montgomery of Carrolton; four daughters – Linda Rayburn of Carrolton, Hazel Swindoll of Carrolton, Bunny Palmertree of Carrolton, and Jean Payne of Eupora; three sisters – Elvie Montgomery of Kilmichael, Beth Laney of Kilmichael, and Rose Davidson of Greenville; one brother – Charles Campbell; 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers were her grandsons – Scott Montgomery, Patrick Montgomery, Dale Montgomery, David Montgomery, Duane Montgomery, Brad Rayburn, Curtis Payne, and Chris Payne. Honorary pallbearers were her grandsons – Mike Rayburn, Gerald Payne, and Lee Montgomery.

Mattie Joliff

Mattie Joliff, 92, of Grenada died Sunday, July 23 in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Michael Latham

Michael Latham, 34, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, formerly of Grenada, died Sunday, July 23.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Charles Miller

COFFEEVILLE – Charles Miller, 42, died Tuesday, July 18 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Miller was a construction worker.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 25 at 3 p.m. at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church with Rev. Gregory Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Coffeeville City Cemetery.

Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Arnold Moorman Sr.

GREENWOOD – Arnold Reeve Moorman Sr., 71, of Greenwood, died Sunday, July 23 at Pemberton Manor Nursing Home in Greenwood.

Mr. Moorman was a machinist with Baldwin Piano Company. He was born in Cowart and lived in Greenwood the last 50 years. He served in the United Sates Air Force and was a game warden in the 1960’s. He also served as a Leflore County Deputy Sheriff.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Moorman, three sisters, Myrtle Wilcox, Bernice Pyburn, and Mildred Martin.

He is survived by four sons, Arnold Reeve Moorman, Jr. of Southaven; Dennis Allen Moorman of Greenwood, Timothy Scott Moorman of Greenwood, Edwin Fletcher Moorman of Greenwood; one daughter, Kay Jones of Greenwood, three sisters, Ocean Hand of Grenada; Jean Williamson of Grenada, Mary Frances DeMovey of Hattiesburg; ten brothers, J.T. Moorman of Greenville, Clifton Moorman of Greenville, W.T. Moorman of Scobey, Elmer Moorman Jr. of Scobey, Paul Moorman of Grenada; Raymond Moorman of Scobey, Stewart Moorman of Scobey; MacArthur Moorman of Grenada; Dewey Moorman of Cleveland; John Moorman of Grenada; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 25 at 2 p.m. at Smith Cemetery in Cascilla with Rev. Zane Hodge officiating.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 25 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Williamson, Stanley Williamson, Billy Hand, Mark Moorman, Eddie Moorman and Jason Moorman.

Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.

Ione Sisson

TUPELO – Ione Calhoon Sisson, 89, died Friday, July 21 at Cedars Health Center in Tupelo.

Mrs. Sisson was born in Grenada and was a graduate of Grenada High School. She was a homemaker and a member of All Saints Episcopal Church. She was a member of the DAR and the Altar Guild in Grenada. She also lived in Clarksdale and Wren, in Monroe County. She had lived in Tupelo since 1986. She enjoyed gardening and reading.

Services will be held July 24 at 4 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church in Tupelo with Rev. Shannon Johnson and Rev. Tony Peroni officiating. Burial will be in Haughton Memorial Park in Amory.

Church visitation will begin this afternoon at 3 p.m.

Survivors include her sons, Dr. Charles Sisson of Wren and Edward Brewer ‘Ed’ Sisson of Oxford, a grandson, Charles A. Sisson of Amory and a great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Charles Hubert and Martha Roberta Brown Calhoon; her husband Charles A. Sisson; a brother, Charles Hubert Calhoon, Jr. and a granddaughter, Ione Elizabeth Sisson.

Memorials may be given to All Saints Episcopal Church in Tupelo or Methodist Senior Citizens Services in Tupelo.

E.E. Pickle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest B. Ernie Wray III

DUCK HILL – Ernest B. Ernie Wray III, 46, died Friday, July 21 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Wray was an accountant for WalMart Stores and a member of Whitehaven Methodist Church in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at Duck Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Morman officiating and burial in Duck Hill Cemetery.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Wray II and Lucy Wray of Duck Hill; a sister, Pattie McQueen of Jonesboro, Ark., two nephews, Michael and Hunter McQueen of Jonesobro, Ark.

Oliver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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