Glenn Brown, Larry D. Carr, Edith H. Jones, Judith W. McNeil, William Ira Parks Jr., Sarah Rice, Marianna Faith Sherman, Gary Dale Snyder, Mary Leigh Stoker, Simeon Kenshun Taylor, Edward Shaw Tharp, James C. Winters

Glenn Brown

Funeral services for Glenn Brown of Grenada, formerly of Duck Hill, are Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Life Christian Fellowship Church with burial in Binford Chapel Cemetery in Duck Hill.
Mr. Brown, 63, died of natural causes on April 29, 2018, at Grace Health and Rehab in Grenada. He was born on Aug. 9, 1954. Mr. Brown worked for ADP and loved to barbecue.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife Shirley A. Brown of Grenada; two daughters, Natosha Wilson of Grenada and Tammie Mohead of Southaven; seven sons, Rodney Poole and Glenard Poole, both of Tacoma, Wash., Rodrick Brown of Iowa, Cameron Hoskin of Kilmichael, Chris Mohead and Jeremy Mohead, both of Grenada, and Kelvin Mohead of Alabama; two sisters, Cynthia Kauntz and Venette Brown, both of Duck Hill; three brothers, Demetric Bland of Kilmichael, Larry Brown of Grenada and Bobbie Brown of Minnesota.
Clark-Willliams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at

Larry D. Carr

Funeral services for Larry D. Carr of Coffeeville are Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Moriah Association Building with burial in Coffeeville Cemetery.
Mr. Carr, 65, died on April 29, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born on April 26, 1953.
Mr. Carr is survived by two daughters, Andrea Lester of Coffeeville and LaChristie Crawford of Helena, Ark., and a son Larry Carr Jr. of Coffeeville.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at

Edith H. Jones

Edith H. Jones, long-time resident of Coffeeville, widow of William Woodrow Jones, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville.  Interment will follow in the Coffeeville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service.

Judith Wilmington McNeil

Funeral services for Judith “Mrs. Judy” Wilmington McNeil of Lewisville, Texas, formerly of Grenada, are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Powell Chapel A.M.E. with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. McNeil, 70, died of natural causes on April 27, 2018, at Medical City of Lewisville. She was born on June 15, 1947, and was a graduate of Carrie Dotson High School. Mrs. McNeil was a Department Manager at Walmart in Grenada. She was also a missionary, stewardess, and trustee at Greater Powell Chapel A.M.E. Church.
Mrs. McNeil is survived by her daughter Shonda McNeil of Lewisville, Texas; son Cornelius McNeil of The Colony, Texas; sister Sharley Green of Denton, Texas; and two brothers, Milton Savage of Denton, Texas, and Howard Savage of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at

William Ira Parks Jr.

Retired Army Colonel William Ira Parks Jr., 80, of Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 31, 2018, surrounded by his family. Colonel Parks served in the U.S. Army for 30 years and retired in Washington, D.C., in July 1991.
He attended Mississippi State for one year as an electrical engineering major and graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., in 1961.
During his military career, Colonel Parks graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. He served as Special Forces A Detachment Commander; Commander of 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment; Staff Officer in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations; Chief of the Army Section of the Joint U.S. Military Mission for Aid to Turkey; Director of the European Directorate of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and two Oak Leaf clusters, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachute Badge and Ranger Tab.
He is survived by his daughter Terry Weaver of Woodbridge, Va., granddaughter Rachel Willey of Fairfax, Va., and his brothers, Larry and Herb Parks of Grenada. He was preceded in death by his parents William Ira and Zelma Snyder Parks of Grenada and his wife Rebecca Terry Parks of Woodbridge Va.
Graveside services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 22, 2018, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Sarah Rice

Funeral services for Sarah Rice of Grenada, formerly of Holcomb, are Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Tuscahoma A.M.E. Church in Holcomb with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Mrs, Rice, 87, died of natural causes on April 30, 2018. She was born on Dec. 4, 1930.
Mrs. Rice is survived by two sons, Roy Brown and Willie Liddell, both of Grenada; sister Sullagean Sally and brother MacArthur Rice of Holcomb.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at

Marianna Faith Sherman

Marianna Faith Sherman, 18, died in an automobile accident on Saturday, April 28, 2018, near Brazil, Miss.
Born July 12, 1999, in Clarksdale, she was the daughter of Christopher Howard Sherman and Vicki Lynn Winters Sherman.
Other survivors include a brother Phillip Sherman of Holcomb, and grandparents Jamie and Yvonne Winters of Holcomb and Nick Pipkin and Phyllis Sherman of Enid.
Miss Sherman was preceded in death by a sister Angel Sherman and grandmother Jeanette Howard Sherman.
Services are Friday, May 4, at 11 a.m., at Adams Arbor Church of God of Prophecy with interment in the church cemetery.
Memorial request: LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 294, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-0294
Womble Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Gary Dale Snyder

Gary Dale Snyder, 60, of Grenada, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Sardis.
He was born Jan. 9, 1958, in Isola to William Daniel and Flora Mae Donald Snyder. Gary served as a Tank Commander in the United States Army for 22 years until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of Lighthouse Church of God in Grenada.
Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his parents; brother Danny; and four sisters, Virginia Ann, Nancy, Bernice, and Annice.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years Marilyn Ramsey Snyder of Grenada; daughter Monica Snyder of Sardis; three sons, Gary Snyder Jr. of Bath Spring, Tenn., Robert Snyder of Grenada and Anthony Snyder of Carrollton; five sisters, Billy Jean Nelson of Belzoni, Paulett Pickell of Belzoni, Brenda Kenee of West, Sheila Taylor of Grenada and Frances Roland of Belzoni; brother Larry Snyder of Branson, Mo.; and 19 grandchildren.
Services were April 29 at Burton Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting

Mary Leigh Stoker

Mary Leigh Stoker, 77, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018.
She was born May 20, 1940, in Jackson to Sam Hall and Martha Lucile Leigh Garner. She was the owner of Stoker Jewelry, an active member of the Grenada Lions Club, MARS and a member of Elliott Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at Elliott Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery in Grenada. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.
Survivors include one son Ricky Stoker of Grenada, two daughters, Libby Ferguson of Grenada and Lynn Foreman of Hattiesburg; four grandchildren, Will Ferguson, Samantha Garrick, Eric Foreman and Melanie Walker, and three greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard James Stoker Jr., her daughter Martha Stoker and one grandchild Joshua Heppe.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, 662-307-2694.

Simeon Kenshun Taylor

Simeon Kenshun Taylor, 28, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
He was born in Grenada on Oct. 10, 1989, to Lyshondra Jones Kelly and Curtis House. He attended Grenada Public Schools, Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Burning Bush Church. Interment will be in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother and grandparents, Charles and Willie Taylor; sister Sharnae Lewis and brother Chas Taylor, all of Grenadal.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Edward Shaw Tharp

Edward “Ed” Shaw Tharp, 86, of Carrollton died Friday, April 27, 2018, at Golden Age Nursing Home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Liberty Baptist Church in Carroll County. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Bro. Gary Tanner and Bro. John Gray will officiate at the services. Interment will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Tharp was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Webster County to Pervin Tharp and Mary Alice Loyd Tharp. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He retired from Medart Lockers Incorporated, then worked for Cliff Colbert Chevrolet in Grenada and Cannon Motor Company in Greenwood. He is preceded in death by his sister Bobbie Lou Heath, brother-in-law David Sellars, and his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Betty Lou Ford Tharp of Carrollton; daughter Lisa Gammill and husband Bob of Carrollton; sisters, Ann Sellars of Madison and Mary Lou DuBard and husband J.T. of Carrollton; brother-in-law Bruce Heath of Carrollton; grandchildren, Elizabeth Miller and husband Rob, Hollie Climer and husband Brent, Anthony Gammill and wife Mary Loyce, and Mary Roach; nine great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Gammill, Brent Climer, Chip Gray, Gene Costilow, Bob Mobley, and Gage Gammill. Honorary pallbearers will be Alvin Upchurch, Bruce Heath, J.T. DuBard Jr., James Narmour and Rob Miller.
The family would like to thank Golden Age Nursing Home, especially Martha Davis and the staff of the green wing, for his exceptional care.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, 4486 CR 100, Carrollton, MS 38917.
An online guestbook may be signed at

James C. Winters

James C. Winters died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital in Greenwood.
Mr. Winters was born in Charleston on Nov. 29, 1936, and was the son of the late Frank and Mattie Lou Winters. He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Winters; four brothers, William Harmon Winters, Mack Arthur Winters, Jessie Clayton Winters, Frank (Bubba) Winters; two sisters, Mary Kendall and Ann Conner.
Survivors include two sons, Cecil Wayne Winters and Ricky Charles Winters, step-son Howard Dean Kilgore; two brothers, Henry Winters and Jessie Lee Winters; three sisters, Betty Costilow, Sammie Overbey and Racheal Jenkins.
A graveside service was held Wednesday at the Elliott Cemetery in Cascilla.
An online guest book is available at
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home was in charge.