June 3, 2014

Essie Vee Kendall Allbritton
   Funeral services for Essie Vee Kendall Allbritton, 77, of Grenada, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at New Bethel Holiness Church. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery.
   Mrs. Allbritton died May 29, 2014, at UMMC.
   She was born on Oct. 17, 1936.
   Mrs. Allbritton was a retired factory worker with Pennaco Hosiery and a member of New Bethel Holiness Church. She received her high school diploma from Cascilla High School.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. Kendall and Vinnie Kendall; a son, Ronnie Allbritton; a sister, Dessie Bledsoe; and some great-grandchildren.
   Mrs. Allbritton is survived by her husband of 59 years, R.D. Allbritton of Grenada; a daughter, Sybil Ross of Grenada; two sons, Roger Allbritton of Charleston and Randy Allbritton of Grenada; three sisters, Rivers Franklin and Margaret Moss, both of Cascilla, Elizabeth Vance of Grenada; two brothers, Odie Daniel Kendall and Doyle Kendall, both of Cascilla; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home was in charge.

Ora Bernice Cauthen
   Funeral services for Ora Bernice Cauthen, 77, of Vaiden, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Midway Cemetery in Vaiden.  
   Mrs. Cauthen died May 27, 2014, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona.
   She was born on June 1, 1936, in Carroll County to the late John William and Mary Christine Noah Boone.  
   Mrs. Cauthen was a homemaker and a former employee of J. A. Olson Company. She also worked as a waitress at Carmack Fish House. Mrs. Cauthen was a member of Shiloh Independent Methodist Church in Vaiden.  
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sara Cochran; a brother, James Boone; and a granddaughter, Chassie Holifield.
   Survivors include her husband, Ben M. Cauthen of Vaiden; three daughters Theresa Cauthen of Oxford, Nancy Sisney of Kosciusko and Barbara Smith of Grenada; four sons, Walter Cauthen, Terry Cauthen and Cody Cauthen, all of Vaiden, Tim Cauthen of Waynesboro; two sisters, Margaret Lovie Jeffers of Baker, Fla., and Janice Kelley of Vaiden; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   An online guestbook is at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Oliver Funeral Home was in charge.

Barbara Kaye Williamson Heath
   Funeral services for Barbara Kaye Williamson Heath, of Walls, were at noon Saturday, May 31, at Bethel Baptist Church in Walls. Burial followed in Forest Hill South Cemetery.
   Mrs. Heath died May 29, 2014. 
   She was born in Grenada, and later moved to Memphis, and Walls. 
   Mrs. Heath was the daughter of Mary Williamson of Southaven and the late Ivy Williamson.
   She was proceeded in death by husband, Ernest Avery Heath Jr. 
   Survivors include a son, Samuel Jefferson Simmons IV of Covington, Tenn.; three step-children, Ernest Heath of Olive Branch, Pam Edwards of Red Banks, Miss., Tim Heath of Olive Branch; a sister, Sandy Downer of Chattanooga; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Forest Hill Funeral Home South was in charge.

Earlene Horton
   Funeral services for Earlene Horton, 66, of Coffeeville, are at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Mt. Moriah Association Building in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Eddie Robinson Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Horton died May 29, 2014, at her home.
   She was born on Nov. 26, 1947.
   Mrs. Horton was a member of Hopewell M.B. Church.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Horton.
   Mrs. Horton is survived by her mother, Nellie Ray; three daughters, Bertha Conley, Marsha Scott and Melinda Horton; three sons, Jerry Ray, Michael Horton and Telford Horton; a sister, Peggy Jenkins; and two brothers, Jimmy Ray and Sam Ray.
   Eddie Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Helen Christine Huddleston Howell
   Helen Christine Huddleston Howell, 83, went home to her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and her loved ones on Sunday, June 1, 2014. She loved her family, but Jesus was the top priority in her life; family was second and church was third.  Helen was a member of Zion Grove Church of God of Prophecy for over fifty years. She was active in her church and worked as long as her health permitted.
   Helen was born in the little Delta place called Macel, Miss., on Aug. 19, 1930, to Alva Huddleston and Emma Hand Huddleston.
   She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Howell; one daughter, Paula Eakin; three sisters and three brothers.
   Helen leaves behind her two precious sons, Larry Howell and his wife, Chrissie, and Marty Howell and his wife, Diane; six grandchildren; 11 great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; three great-great-granddaughters; three great-great-grandsons; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
   Visitation will be held at Zion Grove Church of God of Prophecy from 1 until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with burial following in Smith Cemetery.
   On-line condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
   National Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge.

Shed Hill Hunger Jr.
   Funeral services for Shed Hill Hunger Jr., 87, of Winona, are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona, with the Rev. Rusty Keen officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona with military honors at graveside.
   Visitation is Tuesday, June 3, from 5 until 7 p.m., at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center.
   Mr. Hunger died Sunday, June 1, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona of heart failure.
   He was born in Winona on Oct. 11, 1926. He was the son of the late Shed Hill and Lucy Watson Hunger.  
   Mr. Hunger was the retired owner of Winona Dry Cleaning and a member of Moore Memorial United Methodist Church. Mr. Hunger was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Haven. He was an Eagle Scout and served as Scout Master of Troop 39. He earned a B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was a former Rotarian and a Shriner.  
   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathaniel Charles Hunger; and a daughter-in-law, Lori Richardson Hunger.
   Survivors include his daughter, Alleda Hunger Joseph of Winona; two sons, Shed H. Hunger III (Tammy) of Winona and James Frank Hunger of Winona; one brother, Frank Watson Hunger of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Shed H. Hunger IV of Birmingham, Ala., Lucy Glasner (Jared), Libby Joseph, Lace Temple (Michael), Juston Herbert and Phillip Dotson, all of Winona, Lauren Herbert of Vaiden; a special cousin, Lanelle Baxter (Jim) of Augusta, Ga.; and special caregivers, Connie Gulley and Carolyn Richardson.
   Pallbearers are Shed Hunger IV, Jared Glasner, Michael Temple, Juston Herbert, Bobby Joe Johnson and Joe Moore.
   Memorials may be made to Moore Memorial United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 467, Winona, MS 38967.
   An online guestbook is at www.ofhwinona.com.
   Lee Funeral Home in Winona is in charge.
Alice Faye Walker
   Funeral services for Alice Faye Walker, 70, of Batesville, were at 1 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial followed in Forrest Memorial park Cemetery.
   Mrs. Walker died May 28, 2014, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville.
   She was born on Dec. 29, 1943, in Marks, Miss., to Mittie Gullick and Arnold Stewart.
   Mrs. Walker was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Community in Batesville. She worked with Bell South Phone Company as an operator and then moved on to become a line crew manager. Her hobbies included, sewing, painting and all types of arts and crafts.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren.
   Mrs. Walker is survived by four daughters, Jackie Statham of Batesville, Sandra Goodwin and Kelly Williamson, both of Greenville, Kalen House of Searcy, Ark.; two sons, Nate Williamson of Grenada and Stephen Walker of Walnut; two sisters, Dorothy Morganti of Clarksdale and Martha McGinnis of Haleyville, Ala.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Memorials may be sent to The Whitten Graves Scholarship Fund c/o Guaranty Bank, P.O. Box 1624, Batesville, MS 38606.
   Wells Funeral Home was in charge.

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