Funeral services for Helen Hamilton, age 73, of Carrollton, are at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.
Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Carrollton.
Mrs. Hamilton died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home.
Helen was a former teacher’s assistant at Lockard Elementary School in Indianola, retiring after 20 years. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren. Helen, also known as Nonnie, tried never to miss any activity her grandchildren had.
Mrs. Hamilton is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bobby Hamilton; two daughters, Dana Hissong and Starr Teal and son-in-law John David Teal; one son Jeff Hamilton and beloved daughter-in-law Chrystee Hamilton; eight grandchildren, Bethany Troutt, Josh Troutt, Trystan Hamilton, Ethan Hissong, Laury Beth Hamilton, Scott Hamilton, Helen Claire Cobb and Mary Braxton Cobb; great-granddaughter Alyssa Starr Purvis; two step-grandchildren, Kalie and Jack Teal; two sisters, Lou Wood and Mary Carroll; and two brothers, Charles Harmon and Ray Harmon.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Katie Troutt. Her kindness, help, and love for Nonnie were incomparable.
Online condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James Earl Turner
James Earl Turner, 52, of Bryant Ark., formerly of Grenada, passed away at his residence Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
He was born Sept. 7, 1966, to Joe and Dot Turner. James Earl grew up in Grenada and was a 1984 Grenada High School graduate, and he played French Horn in the band. After graduation, he attended Ole Miss where he studied business. He served as music director for Enon Baptist Church in Grenada.
James worked for Personal Finance, Cellular One and Verizon, which took him to Arkansas. He was currently a member of Park Place Baptist Church in Bryant. James was currently employed with Scott Family Dentistry in Benton, Ark.
Family was James Earl’s priority. His favorite pastime was fellowship with friends and family. He so enjoyed traveling across the country watching his son JT play ball. His infectious smile and contagious laugh, as well as great character and integrity as a person, will be missed.
Funeral services were Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife Monica Westmoreland Turner, two daughters, Krystian Turner of Grenada and Heather Turner Humphries (Dennis) of Bryant, Ark.; two sons, Cameron Turner (Brooke) of Grenada and Joshua Turner of Bryant, Ark.; grandson Clayton Turner; his mother Dot Turner of Grenada and one sister Brenda Renee (Harvey) Williamson of Charleston.
He was preceded in death by his father Joe Turner.
Pallbearers were Tommy Aldridge, Josh Campbell, Michael Parker, Bradley Williamson, Christopher Williamson and Harvey Williamson. Honorary pallbearers were Chuck Miles, Jimmy Perry and Robert Simmons.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).