Death Notices

Obituaries for Tuesday, September 19, 2000

Barkley Thomas

Barkley Thomas, 79, of Oxford, formerly of Grenada, died Monday at Veterans Administration Care Home in Oxford.

Mr. Thomas was a retired United States Air Force cook and veteran. He was also a Baptist.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery in Tallahatchie County.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Thomas is survived by a niece, Rita Vanlandingham of Bartlett, Tenn.

National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rubie H. Willfond

Rubie H. Willfond, 79, of Grenada, died Monday at her residence.

Mrs. Willfond was a retired nurse’s assistant. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Duck Hill Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Willfond was the widow of Marvin Willfond.

She is survived by a son, Kelly Willfond of Grenada; three daughters, Harlene Hageman of Southaven, Jan Willis and Kimberly Timbs, both of Duck Hill; two sisters, Sybil Safley of Philipp and Willene Jarrett of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; and four grandchildren, Jason Hageman of Cordova, Tenn., Angel Nicole Willfond of Marion, Ark., Megan Timbs and Mary Timbs, both of Duck Hill.

National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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