|Obituaries for Friday, March 2, 2001|
Walter Hillard Gore
COFFEEVILLE – Walter Hillard Gore, 77, of Coffeeville, died Wednesday at the Grenada Lake Medical Center.
Mr. Gore was a retired welder with J.H. Biddy & Son. He was a member of the Elam Baptist Church.
Mr. Gore was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Elam Baptist Church in Coffeeville, with Brother Harold Simmons and Brother Donnie Bain officiating. Burial will be at Elam Cemetery in Coffeeville.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Coffeeville.
Mr. Gore is survived by his wife, Julie Lois Crocker Gore of Coffeeville; two sons: Wayne Gore of Scobey, and William Gore of Grenada; four sisters: Matti Kilgore and Mary Grace Liles, both of Coffeeville, Virginia Castleberry of Wichita, Kansas, and Kattie Gammage of Kapaa, Hawaii; and three grandchildren: Bradley and Tyler Gore of Coffeeville, and Lindsey Gore of Scobey.
Mary Martha Williams
Mary Martha Williams, 90, of Grenada, died Friday, February 23, at Grenada Lake Medical Center.
Mrs. Williams was a homemaker.
The funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m., at the First New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. Perry Montgomery officiating. Burial will be at the Pine Hill Cemetery.
Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmie L. Ross
Jimmie “Jim” L. Ross, 76, a native of Camden, Mississippi, died Tuesday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.
Mr. Ross was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Church of God and Christ.
The funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 at the Brick Academy, with the Rev. Willie Love officiating. Burial will be at the Lake Cemetery.
Mr. Ross is survived by one son, Rev. James Ross of Grenada; four daughters: Mary R. McGee of Grenada, Martha Ross James of Grenada, Viola Ross Adams of Grenada, and Mary Helen Eskridge of Winona; three sisters: Lillie Mae Weakley of Pickens, Gertrude Ross of Jackson, and Josephine Ingram of Miami, Florida; and five brothers: James Horhn of Cleveland, Ohio, Jack Ross, Ben Ross Johnson of Canton, John Leroy Ross of Lexington, and R.T. Ross, of Miami, Florida.
Mr. Ross’ parents were Adolphus and Viola Nichols Ross.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gladiola Branscome Harris, 93, of Grenada, died Wednesday at the Grenada Lake Medical Center.
Mrs. Harris was a Home Economist for Farmers Home Administration during the Depression. She also served as Home Demonstration Agent for Tallahatchie County for many years.
She was the author of three cookbooks “Aunt Glad’s Country Kitchen,” “Lach-Host Sorghum Molasses,” and “Old Trace Cooking.”
The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Garner-Harper Chapel. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m.
Mrs. Harris was the widow of J.Q. Harris.
Mrs. Harris is survived by a sister, Augusta Branscome Irby, and a brother, J.D. Branscome, both of Grenada. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests that any memorials be made to the Mississippi 4-H Club Foundation, c/o Dr. Susan Holder, P.O. Box 9601, Mississippi State, MS 39762, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cora Lee Sanders Travis
Cora Lee Sanders Travis, 90, a native of Weir, Mississippi, died last Saturday at the Greenwood Leflore County Hospital.
Mrs. Travis was a member of the Greater Pine Hill M.B. Church.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Pine Hill M.B. Church, with the Rev. Willie Kincaide, Jr., and Rev. J.D. Willis, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. Travis was the widow of Herman Travis, Sr.. She was also preceded in death by a son, Herman Travis, Jr., and a daughter, Lou Willie Travis Kincaide. Mrs. Travis is survived by one son, Robert Travis, and a daughter-in-law Katina Travis, both of Grenada; five granddaughters: Linda Edmond, Cora E. Cunningham, Cora L. Wiggins, Phyllis M. Chism, and Tara S. Travis, all of Grenada; seven grandsons: Willie Kincaide, Jr., of Detroit, Michigan, Jimmy L. Kincaide, Donald L. Kincaide of Grenada, Frank Reed of Chicago, Illinois, Herman N. Travis III, Robert L. Travis Jr., and Herman P. Travis of Grenada; twenty-eight great-grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
The late Bill Sanders and Hattie Sizzon Sanders were the parents of Mrs. Travis.
Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lewis C. Parker, 39, of St. Louis, Missouri; formerly of Grenada, died Thursday in St. Louis.
Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.
Mr. Quinnie Pratt, 90, of Calhoun City, died Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
He was self-employed and was a Baptist.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 4 at 1 p.m. at Friendship M.B. Church in Calhoun City with burial in Friendship Cemetery.
Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Ann Beckwith Haddon, age 51 of Carrollton, died Friday, March 2, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
She was a homemaker and was a former employee of Trustmark Bank in Greenwood. She also worked for the State of Mississippi in Human Resources, the U.S. Census Bureau and she served as a Greenwood Election Commissioner for several years. She was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Teoc.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 3 at Williams and Lord Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Evergreen Cemetery and Rev. Gary Tanner officiating.
She is survived by her husband, David Park Haddon Sr. of Carrollton; her mother Laverne Faulk of Carrollton, a son, Park Haddon of Dyersburg, Tenn., a grandson, Trey Haddon of Dyersburg; a sister, Susan Murphy of El Dorado, Arkansas; a brother Jerry Beckwith of Memphis; and several nieces and nephews.
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