Maxine Bennett, Mary Jane Blair, Katie Adams Gallaher, Earon Moore, Michael Taylor

Maxine Bennett

Mrs. Maxine Bennett, 87, of Grenada, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Grenada Living Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service, (662-307-2694).

Mary Jane Blair

Mrs. Mary Jane Wilson Blair, 83, of the Jefferson Community of Carroll County, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Oxford.
She was born May 23, 1935 in North Carrollton to Mike and Virgie Pauline Arbuckle Wilson. She was a 1954 graduate of J.Z. George High School and was a devoted homemaker who always put others first. Mrs. Blair was a faithful member of Liberty Baptist Church where she was active in the WMU and served as a Sunday school teacher. She always had a heart for missions and evangelism, having been saved at a Billy Graham Crusade in Jackson in the 1950s. She had served on the Mississippi Baptist Association Women’s Missionary Union Board of Directors, was a founder of the Grenada Jail Ministry for Ladies and had been on several mission trips to Honduras.  She was also honored to serve as a Lady Colonel during Governor Bill Waller’s administration.
Funeral services were Sunday at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Tanner and he Rev. John Gray officiating. Gary Blair will deliver the eulogy. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Janet Blair Bates (Daryl) of Burleson, Texas, and Paula Blair Robbins (Doye) of Amory; one son, Gary A. Blair (Johanna) of Brookhaven; two sisters, Sarah Smith of Grenada and Joyce Windham (Jerry) of Grenada; six grandchildren, Jonathan Blair (Jordana), Randy Bates (Laura), Jeanie Robinson (Chase), Ashley Glasz (Josh), Jessica Jackson (Tyler) and Rebecca Robbins; six great-grandchildren, Peyton Robbins, Charlie Robinson, Braelyn Bates, Walker Bates, Cooper Glasz and Anna Parker Robinson; great-aunt, Annie Mae Wilson of Carrollton; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her aunt and uncle who raised her, Cliff and Vashti King; her husband Claver Jesse Blair; and a brother Mike Wilson.
Pallbearers were Sam Allen Ayers, Randy Bates, Jonathan Blair, Jeoffrey Branham, David DuBard, Josh Glasz, Chase Robinson, Terry Whitfield and Jerry Wayne Windham.
Memorials may be directed to the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3773 County Road 100, Carrollton, MS 38917 or the Clay and Jane Blair Scholarship Fund at the Mississippi Baptist Foundation, 515 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39201.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Katie Adams Gallaher

Mrs. Katie Ray Adams Gallaher, 91, of Duck Hill, passed away Dec. 1, 2018,at her residence.
She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Montgomery County to Jesse and Leecy Ray Adams. She was a homemaker and a member of Red Hill Church of Christ. Mrs. Gallaher had also previously worked in Customer Service for Clear View Cable in Swainsboro, Ga. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services were at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with Bro. Cole Surrell officiating. Interment was in the Red Hill Cemetery near Duck Hill.
Survivors include her son, Rick Gallaher (Mitzi) of Signal Mountain, Tenn.; and two granddaughters, Kathryn Campbell (Jerry) of Chattanooga and Mollie Gallaher of Signal Mountain; and her beloved cat Tom T.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 68 years Kendrick Gallaher and a sister Jessie Lee Pyron.
Pallbearers were James Ralph Bennett, Asa Garrett, Noot Irvin, Greg Mitchell, Charles Norris and Ben Woods.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Earon Moore

Graveside services for Earon Moore of Water Valley were Saturday at at Zion Springs Cemetery in Bruce.
Mrs. Moore, 96, died Nov. 27, 2018, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home was in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Michael Taylor

Mr. Michael Taylor, 40, of Grenada, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Yalobusha County.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service.