Death Notices

Obituaries for January 8, 2001

Mildred J. Barnes

CHARLESTON – Mildred Jones Barnes, 90, died Thursday at Tallahatchie General Hospital.

Mrs. Barnes was a bookkeeper.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery in Oakland.

Mrs. Barnes is survived by two sisters, Sara Crawford of Jackson and Patsy J. Hayes of Birmingham, Ala.

Newsom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James L. Buchanan

James L. Buchanan, 58, of Pittsboro, a native of Chickasaw County, died Monday at his residence.

Mrs. Buchanan was a saw operator for Memphis Hardwood Co. He was also a Baptist.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mays Chapel Church in Reid. Burial will be in Cain Creek Cemetery in Vardaman.

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

Howard V. Dean

Howard Virgil Dean Jr., 64, of Coffeeville, died Wednesday at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley.

Mr. Dean was a retired paving contractor and owner and operator of Dean Enterprise. He was a Mason, a deacon and a member of Elam Baptist Church.

Mr. Dean was past president of Coffeeville School Board, a member of the Coffeeville Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Elam Baptist Church. Burial was in Elam Cemetery.

Mr. Dean was preceded in death by his father, Howard Virgil Dean; and a sister, Linda Francis Simmons.

He is survived by his wife, Avis Jean Brewer Dean of Coffeeville; three sons, David Michael Dean of Madison, Darrel Keith Dean of Water Valley and Howard Brian Dean of Meridian; his mother, Ora Dean Emfinger of Coffeeville; three brothers, Troy Lamar Dean, Robert Carroll Dean, both of Prairieville, La. and Kenneth Ray Dean of Coffeeville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Fisher

Mary Fisher, 48, of Grenada, a native of Tallahatchie County, died December 30 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Mrs. Fisher was a homemaker. She was a member of Belle Flower Missionary Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Belle Flower Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Melvin Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Haven Rest Cemetery.

Mrs. Fisher is survived by her husband, Cleveland G. Fisher Jr. of Grenada; three children, Terrica Fisher, Jacqueline Fisher and Evangeline Fisher, all of Grenada; a stepson, Gerald Hubbard of Grenada; three brothers, Claudie Griffin Jr., Bryant Griffin, both of Grenada and Melvin Griffin of Little Rock, Ark.; five sisters, Debra Griffin, Cora Conley, both of Grenada, Nella Jane Hall of Carthage, Patricia House of Hazelhurst and Peggy Thomas of Sledge; four grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

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

Hattie F. Harroll

Hattie Ford Howard Harroll, 79, of Grenada, a native of Yalobusha County, died Monday at her residence.

Mrs. Harroll did private homework. She was a member of Belle Flower Missionary Baptist Church where she song in the choir and served on Missionary Board.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Belle Flower Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Melvin Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Harroll was preceded in death by her first and second husband, Pompy Alexander Holly and Will Harroll; a daughter, Allene Howard Edget; and her parents, Phil Ford and Alice Torrance.

She is survived by four daughters, Alberta Scott of Chicago, Ill., Dorothy J. Avery, Annie R. Howard, both of Grenada and Mary E. Thomas of Atlanta, Ga.; a stepson, Alex Jenkins of St. Louis; a stepdaughter, Viola Harris of Oakland; a God son, Willie C. Rounds of Chicago, Ill.; a brother, Alex Ford of Grenada; a sister, Alberta Galloway of Chicago, Ill.; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

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

James T. Moore

CALHOUN CITY – James T. Moore, 72, of Big Creek, died Wednesday at his residence.

Mr. Moore was a superintendent in construction work. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and a World War II Air Force veteran.

The funeral was at 1 p.m. today at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. John Hearn and Grady Williams officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.

Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents, Vardaman Moore and Dorothy Griffin Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille Moore of Big Creek; four daughters, Margaret Russell of Calhoun City, Janice Matthews of Byhalia, Anne Weaver of Big Creek and Debra McMahan of Vardaman; five brothers, Lemuel Moore of Pontotoc, David Moore, Clifton Moore, Marvin Moore, all of Houston and Bobby Moore of Bartlett, Tenn.; two sisters, Evelyn Pumphrey of Houston and Frances Hamblen of Nesbit; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Yancie G. Pyron

Yancie G. Pyron, 77, of Grenada, died Wednesday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Pyron was a retired employee of Randall Textron. He was a member of Elliott Baptist Church and a United States World War II Navy veteran.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Elam Cemetery in Coffeeville.

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

Mr. Pyron is survived by his wife, Sarah Pyron of Grenada; a son, William Lloyd Pyron of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Sherry Ann Kelly of Fair Grove, Mo. and Katherine DeJohn of Willard, Mo.; a stepson, Paul Ingram of Greenwood; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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