Brandy Renea Boyd, Charlotte Johnson King, Ruth Eloise Little, the Rev. Robert McChriston, Jimmie Bradford Pinnix

Brandy Renea Boyd

Mrs. Brandy Renea Ford Boyd, 34, of Coffeeville, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
She was born Feb. 23, 1984, in Grenada to Richard and Brenda Gray Ford.  Brandy was a loving mother and a devoted homemaker. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Interment will follow in the Elam Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Tommy Boyd; one daughter Piper Boyd; one son Zach Boyd; parents, Richard and Brenda Ford; one brother Richard Cody Ford; and grandparents, David Gray and Mavis Patterson, all of Coffeeville.
Pallbearers will be Justin Brown, Juan Ford, Hayden Jackson, Eddie Raymond, Michael Raymond and Jay Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Clay Boyd, Donald Boyd, Donald Gray, Rodney Gray, Paul Harper, Henry Jackson, Jack McCormack and William McCullar.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Charlotte E. Johnson King

Mrs. Charlotte E. Johnson King, 67, of French Camp died Friday, June 15, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.
Mrs. King was born Dec. 7, 1950, and was the daughter of the late Richard Thomas and Mamie Lee Cordell Johnson.
Mrs. King was a member of Covenant Baptist Church near French Camp and was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Claude King of French Camp; four daughters, Christy Wise of Olive Branch, Becky Moore of Grenada, Stephanne Johnson of Starkville and Jessie Card of Maben; sister Libby Montgomery of French Camp; twin brothers, Charles “Bud” Johnson of Mathiston and Steve Johnson of Maben; nine grandchildren.
Services were Monday at Bethsaida Baptist Church near French Camp with burial following in Covenant Baptist Church Cemetery.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.

Ruth Eloise Little

Graveside services for Ruth Eloise Wright Little, 80, of Scobey, are at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, at the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery at Mechanicsburg in Yazoo County.
Mrs. Little died June 17, 2018, at UMMC-Grenada.
She was born on June 8, 1938 in Tupelo and was the daughter of the late Walker Clopton Wright and Tennessee Morgan Wright.
Mrs. Little was a motel manager for many years. She was a Baptist.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Irene Hern, Elizabeth Scott, Susie Kate Haley and Nora Alice Smith; and two brothers, Charles B. Wright and W.C. Wright Jr.
She is survived by her husband, James Little of Scobey; three daughters, Cathy Bowling of Swartz Creek, Mich., Savannah Fredell of Cadillac, Mich., and Maryann Clark of Manton, Mich.; four sons, Jim Hall of Lockhart, Texas; Paul Hall Jr. of Imlay City, Mich.; Harvey Little of Scobey and Raymond Little of Scobey; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made on our website at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The Rev. Robert McChriston

The Rev. Robert L. McChriston was born on July 13, 1954, to Frankie McChriston and John Joliff. He died on June 7, 2018.
He was the oldest of eight children and accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at the age of 10 years old on Aug. 10, 1964, at Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church in Duck Hill. He was a graduate of Duck Hill High School Class of 1973.
The Rev. McChriston was an honorably discharged Air Force veteran and retired civil servant of Columbus Air Force Base. He was called to ministry under Dr. James Boyd of Zion Gate Church in Columbus and pastored at Mt. Airy Baptist Church in Columbus. He was Associate Minister at Millers Chapel Baptist Church, and when his health began failing, he returned to Zion Gate Church.
Robert is survived by his children, Thaddies K. Jones of Kilmichael, Thechare’ McChriston of Columbus and Shambrea Washington of Bonaire, Ga.; siblings, Dervie Robinson of Grenada, George S. Joliff of Jackson, Melvin Joliff of Paris, Texas, John Joliff of Grenada and Martha Jackson of Tennessee. He also leaves grandchildren. a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Graveside services were Friday at Center Hill Church in Duck Hill

Jimmie Bradford Pinnix

Mr. Jimmie Bradford “Brad” Pinnix, 64, of Grenada passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at his residence.
He was born June 14, 1954, in Grenada to Jimmie and Francine Reed Pinnix. Brad worked as an Environmental Officer at the Camp McCain Training Facility and had previously worked at International Paper where he retired with over 25 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada with Dr. Kevin Jackson and the Rev. Doran Henry officiating.  Interment will follow in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Calhoun County.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday all at McKibben and Guinn.
Survivors include his wife Lynda Pinnix; four daughters, Jill Pinnix of Olive Branch, Lana Pinnix Cooper of Olive Branch, Vicky Blaylock (James) of Grenada and Rebecca Ulrich (Bruce) of Brandon; one son, John Daniel Gillon (Katie) of Columbus; his father, Jimmie Pinnix of Grenada; one sister Beth Mitchell (Keith) of Grenada; one brother, Barry Pinnix (Leah) of Byram; and eight grandchildren, Reed Tyner, Bailey Cooper, Cooper Bailey, Bella Cooper, Will Blaylock, Alan Ulrich, Anne Marie Ulrich and Alexander Ulrich.
He was preceded in death by his mother Francine Reed Pinnix.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).