Earl Rudolph Gilpin Jr.; Darlene Booker Jones, Wayne Lindley; Dorothy McDill; Julie Ann O’Neal Minor; Bobby Robinson; The Rev. Ruby Mae Townes

Earl Rudolph Gilpin Jr.

Earl Rudolph Gilpin Jr., 71, of Grenada, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at his residence.

A private family memorial service will be held in North Carolina at a later date.

He was born July 11, 1946, in Memphis to Earl Rudolph and Christine Cox Gilpin. He was a retired respiratory therapist.

Survivors include three daughters, Amanda Provine of Grenada, Elizabeth Surrette of Greenwood and Vanessa Rayburn of Water Valley; two sons, Daniel Gilpin of Trinity, N.C. and Matthew Gilpin of Newland, N.C.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.

McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada is in charge.

Darlene Booker Jones

Funeral services for Darlene Booker Jones are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Mt. Grove Missionary Baptist Church near Coffeeville.

Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones is survived by husband Roland Jones of Coffeeville; sons Roland Jones Jr. of Columbus and Dominic Jones of Nashville; sisters, Jeanette Booker of Hazel Crest, Ill.; Addie Collins of Dolton, Ill.; Joyce Balentine of St. Louis; Denise Cotton, Joan Smith and Cathy Devault, all of Coffeeville; brothers, Lee Eddie Rounds of Alton, Ill.; Audie Booker of Oxford; Jerome Booker and Walter Rounds, both of Coffeeville.

Clark-Williams Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Wayne Lindley
(Aug. 21, 1951-Jan. 9, 2018) Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Lindley, 66, of Winona are at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, at the Winona Church of God, with burial following in the church cemetery.

The Rev. Saxton Odom and the Rev. Shelly Scallions will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Logan Lindley, Corey Lindley, Ricky Smith, Stacy Smith, Bryan Holmes and Chance Amason. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. DeWayne Gammel and Bro. Jim McLaughlin.

Mr. Lindley, a retired furniture salesman, died at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. He was born in Charleston on Aug. 21, 1951. He was a member of the Winona Church of God and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Lindley was preceded in death by his father James Arvle Lindley, and two brothers, Jerome Lindley and Jamie Lindley.

Mr. Lindley is survived by his daughters, Cheri Nelson of Henderson, Tenn., and Candi Miller of Lebanon, Tenn.; his son Jeff Lindley (Audi) of Grenada; his mother Leona Bell Meeks of Winona; sister Shirley Smith (Chester) of Winona; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his best friend Frank Rhine Jr., and several nieces and nephews.

Oliver Funeral Home of Winona is in charge.

Dorothy McDill

Services for Dorothy McDill were Dec. 28 at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Ms. McDill, 70, of Conehatta, died Dec. 25, 2017.

Survivors include her son Bobby McDill of Raleigh and daughter Heather Brashier of Conehatta; siblings, Sam Myers, Ruth Turnipseed, Jimmy Perry, Lonnie Perry Jr. and Richard Perry; and four grandchildren.

Ms. McDill is preceded in death by her husband George Louis McDill; parents Lonnie and Allene Perry, and two brothers, Billy Roy Perry and Frances Perry.

Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol was in charge.

Julie Ann O’Neal Minor

Julie Minor of Conyers, Ga., died Jan. 4, 2018.

Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 12, at noon at Antioch in Lithonia with interment Hillandale Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Minor, a native of Duck Hill, was a member of the graduating class of 1970 at Binford High School. She is preceded in death by her husband Thomas B. Minor.

Mrs. Minor is survived by her daughter Karie Minor; brother Billie Nash; dear friend Mary Estelle Brown of Grenada; a host of family and friends.

Haugabrooks Funeral Home was in charge.

Bobby Robinson
Funeral services for Bobby Eugene Robinson, 84, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.

Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.

Mr. Robinson died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1933, in Montgomery County and was the son of Bob Robinson and Lillian Jones Robinson.

Mr. Robinson retired from Heatcraft as supervisor of the Brazing Department. He also retired from Enterprise Car Rentals. Bobby was a member and Elder of the Southside Church of Christ in Grenada. He was also a member of the Grenada Exchange Club, a Life Member of the VFW Post 4488, a member of the P&A Board in Jackson, Past President of NMRC Friends for the Handicapped – Oxford, Friends of First Street Gallery, and a member of the Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilites.

Mr. Robinson served in the U.S. Army, the Mississippi National Guard and the Army Reserve and retired from the National Guard as a Master Sergeant.

He was preceded in death by his parents ; his wife Sarah Woods Robinson; and one brother Franklin Robinson.

Bobby is survived by three daughters, Delia R. Owens of Madison, Catherine R. Jobe of Vicksburg, and Charlene R. Wooten of Bartlett, Tenn.; two sons, Bobby E. Robinson Jr. of Grenada and Brett W. Robinson of Laurel; one sister Linda Robinson of Memphis; two brothers James H. Robinson and Jimmie Robinson, both of Grenada; nine grandchildren, Nikki Jobe Whittington, Ashlea Wooten, Mary Brett Robinson, Alexandria Owens, Lucy Robinson, Blake Jobe, Kacey Wooten, and Benjamin Owens; two great-grandchildren, Katie Faith Whittington and Hadley Mae Wooten; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be made on the website at www.nfhgrenada.com. Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The Rev. Ruby Mae Townes

Funeral services for the Rev. Ruby Mae Townes are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Burning Bush Missionary Baptist Church in Grenada.
Interment will follow in the Jackson Chapel Church Cemetery.

The Rev. Townes, 85, of Grenada, died Jan. 9, 2018, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

The Rev. Townes is survived by daughter Mae Birdia Townes of Grenada and son Robert Townes of Grenada.

Clark-Williams Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.