Teresa Noel Adams, Morris ‘Bookie’ Forrest, Shirley Waters Fowler, Margaret Saxton Haltom, Ralph E. Kendrick, Henry Earl McKay Jr., Steven Ricardo Knowles, Thurman Waller, Jimmy E. Wortham, Quentayveon D. Thompson

Teresa Noel Adams

Teresa Noel Adams, 56, of Grenada died Sept. 13, 2018, at her home.
Funeral services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at the New Life Church with burial in the Swain Chapel Cemetery in Holcomb.
Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until the service at the church Saturday.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Morris ‘Bookie’ Forrest

Funeral services for Morris “Bookie” Forrest of Winona are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Winona Baptist Church.
Mr. Forrest died in Denton, Texas, on Sept. 15, 2018.
Mr. Forrest is survived by his mother Lynell Forrest of Grenada; father Frankie Curtis of Duck Hill; his wife Ember Forrest; two daughters, Demonica Forrest of Bowling Green, Ky., and Ansha Worthington of Columbia; and two sons, Virgil Turner and Amir Turner, both of Aubry, Texas.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Shirley Waters Fowler

Mrs. Shirley Waters Fowler, 74, of Picayune, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 9, 1944, in Montgomery County to Thomas Franklin and Alene Rodgers Waters. She was a homemaker and a devoted member of the Church of Christ. She was a graduate of Binford High School in Duck Hill.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service. Interment will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery near Duck Hill.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Jesse Fowler; one daughter Beverly Leftwich (Allen) of Grenada; one son Duane Fowler (Marie) of Lockport, La.; three sisters, Evelyn Pate of Hernando, Gloria Carpenter (the Rev. Gladwin) of Grenada, and Tommie McReynolds (Kenneth) of Kerrville, Texas; seven grandchildren, Todd and Anna Ellis, Jessica and Kyle Lawson, Amanda Alene Fowler, Shayna Sabrina Lelyn Maxey, Jesse Lee Blackley, Chelsey Marie Griffin and Claire Rochelle Chabert; and three great-grandchildren, Leanna Marie Ellis, Thomas Trey Ellis and Braxton Duane Lawson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Roger Waters.
Memorials may be directed to the Church of Christ Disaster Relief Effort, 410 Allied Dr., Nashville, TN 37211.
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).

Margaret Saxton Haltom

Margaret Ellen Saxton Haltom, 79, died Sept. 17, 2018, at the Oxford Health and Rehab Center in Oxford.
Funeral services were Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Batesville. Inurnment was in Magnolia Cemetery.
Margaret was born July 2, 1939, in Yazoo City, to the late William Herman Saxton and Annette McRaven Saxton. She was a longtime resident of Batesville and a life-long member of First United Methodist of Batesville.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years Robert (Bob) Forrest Haltom, of Batesville; her children, Bill Haltom (Cathy) of Holcomb, Robin Haltom Hudson (Rick) of Batesville and Saxton Haltom (Jessica) of Olive Branch; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Anne Trusty of Batesville and Olivia Schleicher (Jim) of Nashville.
Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge.

Ralph E. Kendrick

Ralph E. Kendrick, 56, of Grenada died Sept. 12, 2018, at UMMC-Grenada.
Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Pine Hill M.B Church in Grenada with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Visitation from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until the service at the church Saturday.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Henry Earl McKay Jr.

Henry Earl McKay Jr., 83, of Birmingham, a former long-time resident and businessman in Grenada, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence.
He was born June 12, 1935, in Canton to Mary Elizabeth Catchings McKay and Henry Earl McKay. He graduated from Canton High School in 1953 and the University of Mississippi in 1957 where he was a member of Coach John Vaught’s Ole Miss football team. After college, Earl served three years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force. He served 25 years in the Air National Guard retiring as a colonel after 28 years of military service. He met his wife Sue Wood McKay while stationed in Columbus. and they were married for over 58 years. They have two children.
Earl moved to Grenada in 1966 where he was the owner of the Cadillac, Pontiac, Buick, and GMC Truck dealership. He operated this business until he retired in 2008. In 1995, Earl was honored with the TIME Magazine Quality Dealer Award. A special edition of the magazine featured his image on the cover.
For many years, Earl served on the Board of Directors for the Trace Life Insurance Group. Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association. He was a multiyear Delorean Award Recipient.
During his lifetime, Earl was devoted to community service through the Lions Club, his business, and his church. He served as President of the Lions Club in Grenada as well as a Lions Club International District Governor. Earl was also a past President of the Grenada Chamber of Commerce serving two terms. Earl was a long time member of First Baptist Church Grenada where he served in many capacities including Chairman of the Deacons, Building Committee Chairman, and Sunday School Director. He was truly a servant leader. People will remember Earl for his loyalty, compassion, and his faith; His love for Christ is unquestionable.
Mr. McKay was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed attending Ole Miss sporting events throughout his lifetime.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at First Baptist Church in Grenada. Interment will follow in the Oddfellows Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday all at First Baptist Church.
Earl leaves behind his wife of 58 years, Sue Wood McKay; two children. Carolyn McKay Taylor of Grenada and Dr. Henry Earl McKay III (Sara Lynn) of Birmingham; four grandchildren, Henry Earl (“Hal”) McKay IV, James Lucas (“Luke”) McKay, Margaret McKay Taylor, and Elizabeth Carolyn Taylor; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth McKay Bryant (Lowell) of Canton.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry Earl McKay and Mary Elizabeth Catchings McKay.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Building Fund of First Baptist Church Grenada or the Building Fund of Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Birminigham.
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.

Steven Ricardo Knowles

Funeral services for Steven R. Knowles of Grenada are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Clark-Williams Funeral Home with burial in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Knowles, 63, died at his home on Sept. 17, 2018. He was born on July 12, 1955. Mr. Knowles was an auto mechanic and a member of the Lake City Riders motorcycle club. He also played drums.
Mr. Knowles is survived by his wife Mary Louise Knowles of Grenada; daughter Portia Knowles of Chicago, and brother Clemont Mcintosh of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Thurman Waller

Thurman Waller, 92, of Water Valley, died Sept. 14, 2018, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.
Funeral services are incomplete at this time.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Jimmy E. Wortham

Jimmy E. Wortham, 68, died Sept. 18, 2018, at North Delta Hospice in Southaven.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 until 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston. Graveside service and interment will follow at 11:30 at Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale Community.
Survivors include his daughter Christy Wortham of Helena, Ark; sisters Flo Smith of Hernando, Dorothy Tackett of Dallas, Betty Norris of Lake Village,
Ark., and Norma Jean Hauch of Independence, La.; four brothers, Tyler Wortham of Tillatoba, Mike Wortham of Independence, La., Johnny Wortham of Charleston and J.C. Wortham of Russellville, Ark.; his ex-wife and companion Vicky Wortham of Grenada.
The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis

Quentayveon D. Thompson

Funeral services for Quentayveon D. “Quen” Thompson of Grenada are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Burning Bush M. B. Church with burial in Black Jack Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 3 until 6 p.m. at Burning Bush M. B. Church.
Mr. Thompson, 18, died of injuries from a car accident on Sept. 16, 2018. He was born on Oct. 21, 1999, and was a graduate of the Grenada High School Class of 2018. He was a former defensive back and running back for the GHS Chargers, member of the GHS Powerlifting Team and a mentee of the 100 Black Men of Mississippi. He served as a referee for the Grenada Recreation Soccer Complex, and he loved swimming.
Mr. Thompson is survived by his mother Felicia Sanders of Grenada; father Quentin Thompson of Gore Springs; grandparents, Lev and Shirley Mister of Grenada and George and Alice Faye Conley of Grenada and Roger Johnson; three sisters, Zykeria Golliday and Kalyse Jefferson, both of Grenada, and Myah Ray of Tillatoba; and four brothers, Fred Jefferson Jr., Kylen Jefferson and Kyan Jefferson, all of Grenada, and Michael Thompson of Tillatoba.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.