September 2, 2014

Cathrine Agusta Cole
   Cathrine Agusta Cole, 77, of Grenada, died Aug. 28, 2014, in Grenada. She was born on July 27, 1937, to parents Sidney Hendricks and Fannie Lee Avery in the Spring Hill community in Webster County. Cathrine spent many years in Spring Hill before moving to Pontotoc and most recently moving to Grenada. She was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Spring Hill.
   Cathrine is survived by sons, Reuben (Edna) and Sidney Cole of Grenada; daughter, Carolyn (Sam) Keith of Pontotoc; brother, Jack Hendricks of Eupora; sister, Joan Denley of Grenada; grandchildren, Jason and Cody Cole, Joshua Allbritton, Trey Boozer, and Holly Killough; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her spouse, Chester William Cole.
   A visitation was held Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Grenada, followed by burial in Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery in Grenada.
   Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Grenada was in charge.

William Clady Jaudon Jr.
   William Clady “W.C.” Jaudon Jr. was born on Jan. 29, 1935, in Aberdeen, Miss. He went home to be with his Lord at the age of 79 on Aug. 31, 2014. Visitation was Monday, Sept. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at National Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
   Mr. Jaudon is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sylvia Carpenter Jaudon of Grenada and two children, Valorie Jaudon (Mike) Woods of Duck Hill and Trent (Susan) Jaudon of Louisville, Miss. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Kayla Woods, Audra Woods (Andrew) Chesteen, Micah Brooke Woods, Brittany Jaudon and Brianna Jaudon.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, Thelma Cox Jaudon and William Clady Jaudon.
   Mr. Jaudon was a retired principal and school teacher. He received a B.S. in science from Mississippi State University and a Masters of Education in School Administration from the University of Mississippi. He was a principal or teacher for 52 years before his retirement. He started his teaching career at John Rundle High School and went on to teach or serve as principal at New Albany High School, Payne Elementary, Holcomb School, Grenada Lake Academy, and Kirk Academy. He also enjoyed scouting cotton during the summer months and worked for the Grenada Extension Service.
   Mr. Jaudon served as deacon at Elliott Baptist Church, Enon Baptist Church and currently at Calvary Baptist Church. He was a devoted Christian who loved God and his family. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening and working in his yard. He touched countless lives during his teaching career and will be remembered by many.
   Pallbearers will be Bobby Fleming, Billy Collins, Harris (Boots) Dunn, Dennis Baker, Harvey Darby, Bobby Bell, Roger Waters, and Andrew Chesteen.
   Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Lynn Cox, David Cox, Jerone Funderberg, Steve Marter, Earnest Sanders, Colon Woods, Bruce Patridge, Ray Carroll, and Don Skelton.
   On-line condolences may be made at
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

Dr. James L. Kegler
    Funeral services for Dr. James L. Kegler, 67, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Grenada, are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Belle Flower M.B. Church in Grenada. Burial will follow in Haven Rest Cemetery.
   Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home.
   Dr. Kegler died Aug. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati of a stroke.
   He was born on March 19, 1947, in Grenada.
   Dr. Kegler was educated in the Grenada School system and graduated from Carrie Dotson High School in 1966. He received his undergraduate studies from Tougaloo College in Jackson as a biology major with an emphasis in medicine. Dr. Kegler received medical training from Harvard University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati with honor in the medical profession. He later went on to successfully obtain his medical license in primary and family medicines, in which he practiced in Ohio until his retirement.
   He was preceded in death by his father, Milton Kegler; his step-mother, Millie Kegler; a daughter, Coletta Kegler; and a brother, Larry Robinson.
   Dr. Kegler is survived by his mother, Thelma Robinson of Grenada; a son, Colin Kegler of Boston, Mass.; five sisters, Ernestine Neal of Chicago, Teresa Robinson and Thelma J. Robinson, both of Grenada, Katie Robinson Turner of South Carolina and Francine Crowder of Las Vegas; five brothers, Cleo Robinson, Ervin Robinson, William T. Robinson and Steve Robinson, all of Grenada, and Milton E. Robinson of Detroit, Mich.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, friends and colleagues.
   Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge.

Richard Leon Kennedy Sr.

   Funeral services for Richard Leon Kennedy Sr., 81, of Grenada, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
   Visitation is Tuesday, Sept, 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
   Leon died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at UMMC-Grenada.
   He was born on July 2, 1933, and was the son of Marshall Gibson Kennedy and Nancy Caline Wood Kennedy of Burnsville, Miss.
   Leon was employed as an insurance salesman. He was a deacon of Airport Baptist Church. He had also served as a deacon at Paul Baptist Church and Temple Baptist Church. He served in the Mississippi National Guard and was a Mason and a Gideon.
   Leon is survived by his wife, Jane Kennedy of Grenada; three sons, Richard Leon Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Athens, Tenn., Michael Glen Kennedy and his wife, Carmie, of Grenada, and Benjamin Clayton Kennedy and his wife, Angel, of Charleston; one sister, Elsie Shaw of Iuka, Miss.; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
   On-line condolences may be made at
   National Funeral Home is in charge.

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