Death Notices

Obituaries for Friday, September 8, 2000

Melikia P. Bridges

Melikia Pinetta Bridges, 2, of Oakland, died Tuesday at Quitman County Hospital of Marks.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Clark Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sweethome Cemetery in Holcomb.

Miss Bridges is survived by her parents, Sandra Willis of Charleston and Roland R. Bridges of Grenada; a brother, Raldeen K. Bailey of Jackson; two sisters, Deshalique K. Bridges and Rosheemah Bridges, both of Jackson; and her grandmother, Mary A. Edwards.

Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel S. Chapuis

Hazel Sprayberry Chapuis, 84, of Grenada, died Wednesday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mrs. Chapuis was a retired employee of Pennaco Hosiery Mill. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was a member of the XYZ Club, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with Bros. Johnny Dinas, Tom Hawks and Matt Schilling officiating. Burial will be in Embry Cemetery in Webster County.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Chapuis is survived by two daughters, Ruth Ann Crawford and Jean Shaw, both of Grenada; two brothers, George Allday of Eupora and Pete Allday of Bellefontaine; six grandchildren, David Crawford of Midland, Texas, Leslie Howell of Potts Camp, Scott Crawford, Jody Perry, Robyn Hood, all of Grenada, and Chuck Perry of Corpus Christi, Texas; and 12 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be David Crawford, Scott Crawford, Chuck Perry, Jody Perry, Tim Hood, Dalton Howell and Chris Crawford.

National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

J.W. Farmer

J.W. Farmer, 76, of Grenada, died September 1 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Cathedral of Faith Church of God in Christ with Elder Alex Turner officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Duck Hill.

Mr. Farmer is survived by eight sons, Willie J. Farmer, Louis J. Farmer, both of Memphis, Tenn., Roosevelt Farmer of Moss Point, William Farmer of Long Beach, Calif., Walter Farmer of Los Angeles, Calif., Jerry Farmer of Norwalk, Calif., Michael Farmer and Eddie Lee Farmer, both of Chicago, Ill.; 10 daughters, Ruth Echol of Eupora, Mary Jones of Grenada, Brenda Farmer of Inglewood, Calif., Annie Farmer of Hawthorne, Calif., Leola Farmer of Arlington, Va., Army Hardy of Columbia, S.C., Levora Neal of Bruce, Carolyn Farmer, Edna Farmer and Mattie Farmer, all of Chicago, Ill.; four brothers, Alexander Farmer Jr. of Grenada, Willie R. Farmer of Duck Hill, Rev. Vernis Farmer of Kenneth, Mo. and Clifford Farmer of Rock Island, Ill.; and six sisters, Josephine Gholston of Grenada, Betty Malone of Hayti, Mo., Zora Nelson, O’dell Rogers, Ella Mae Anderson, all of Chicago, Ill. and Arletha Jackson of Rock Island, Ill.

Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jewel B. Graham

Jewel Billups Graham, of Meridian, formerly of Grenada, died today at Riley Hospital in Meridian.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Hardiman

Shirley Hardiman, 60, of Grenada, died Saturday at her residence.

Mrs. Hardiman was a employee of the Grenada School District. She was a member of Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church in Grenada County and Burning Bush Missionary Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Duck Hill.

Mrs. Hardiman was preceded in death by her husband, John Ollie Hardiman Jr.; two children; two brothers; and two sisters.

She is survived by three daughters, Willie J. Willis, Shirley M. Ray and Ollie L. Pittman, all of Grenada; her parents, Pinkie and Lula Bowdry; nine sisters, Hattie Wiggins, Elma Blanch, Frances Hardiman, Charlie M. Harvey, Charlotte Jones, Louise Johnson, Lula Coffey, Lillie Tidwell and Dorothy Tidwell, all of Grenada; 14 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Walter Hardwick

Walter Hardwick, 69, of Webster County, a native of Grenada County, died Monday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Hardwick was a cab driver. He was also a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Greater Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hardwick is survived by four brothers, Emmitt Hardwick, Jimmie Hardwick, both of Chicago, Ill., Louis Hardwick of Joliet, Ill. and George Hardwick of Gore Springs; and two sisters, Lula Logan and Pearl Seldom, both of Grenada.

Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Caroline Hurd

Caroline Hurd, 92, of Grenada, died Wednesday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Lawson

William “Big Daddy” Lawson, Jr., 43, of Grenada, formerly of Greenville, died Tuesday in Hayti, Mo. of injuries received in a truck accident.

Mr. Lawson was a truck driver. He was a member of Victory Apostolic No. 3.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bell Flower Missionary Baptist Church with Elder William Moaten officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Lawson is survived by his wife, Martha Lawson of Grenada, a son, Derrick Lawson of Grenada; four daughters, Daphne Lawson, Lakenya Lawson, Sonya Lawson and Tonya Lawson, all of Grenada; his parents, William Lawson of Greenville and Verneva Burden of Grenada; and eight sisters, Nellie Ann Jennings, Thelma Reed, both of Greenville, Bobbie Bradshaw of St. Louis, Mo., Maryann Harris, Tonya Davis, Chasity Burden, all of Grenada, Katherine Greene of Florida and Brenda Colston of Minneapolis, Minn.

Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Laura M. Upton

Laura Magnolia Yates Wade Upton, 97, of Grenada, formerly of Coffeeville, died September 3 at her residence.

Mrs. Upton was a former employee of Bailey Brothers Cleaners. She was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church and New Hope Baptist Church where she served on the Missionary Society, a group leader, B.T.U., Sunday schoolteacher, deaconess, choir member, Women Day’s chairman, Kitchen Committee, and president of the Pastor’s Aid Club.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at First New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Perry L. Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Haven Rest Cemetery in Grenada.

Mrs. Upton was preceded in death by two husbands, J.W. Wade and Charlie Upton; a son, Louis B. Wade; and six brothers and sisters.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Burnette Wade; three grandchildren, Carl Louis, Cassandra Wade and Roderick B. Wade, all of Chicago, Ill.; five great-grandchildren; a nephew; and six nieces.

Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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