James H. Bell, Maxine Haley Bennett, Leola Brown, Cary ‘Buddy’ Clark, Dianne Eubanks, Angela R. Keel, The Rev. Willie J. Kincaide, Lula Laster Mitchell, Robert Devon Loggins, Bobby Ray Lott, Terry M. McCullough, Judy Hodges Proctor, Leander Travis Sledge, Sgt. Michael Derlin Taylor

James H. Bell

James H. Bell was born the son of Loranzy and Pearl Bell on Jan. 9, 1934, in Grenada Miss., and died Dec. 4, 2018, at his residence in Grenada.
James was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Kaler Jadwin-Bell. James and Ruth enjoyed over 30 years together happily married.
He is survived by sons, Lonnie Bell, of Angleton, Texas, and Ken Bell and wife Sonya, and their mother Jean Bell, of Gore Springs; daughter, Lynn Cantu and husband Fred, of Angleton, Texas; sister Shirley Tindall of Grenada.
He also leaves to mourn his passing grandchildren, Holly Bell, Rachael Woods, Matthew Bell, Jamie Bell, Karri Bell, Adison Bell, Cassie Marksbury, Alana Cantu and Oliva Cantu, and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Charles, Bobby and Gene Bell; and sons Larry and Gerald Bell.
Before retirement, James was a successful businessman, owning several fast food restaurants. He was also a brilliant inventor and developed and built an electric chainless bicycle and heat exchanger, both patented. He loved working on machinery. He was known for his words of wisdom, dedication, and positive outlook on life, putting a smile on everyone’s face. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and will truly be missed by his family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with Pastor David Tipton officiating. Interment will follow in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery in Webster County.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m, until service time Friday at McKibben and Guinn.
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).

Maxine Haley Bennett

Mrs. Maxine Haley Bennett, 87, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Grenada Living Center.
She was born July 16, 1931, in Carroll County to Earl M. and Mayzell Nail Haley. She was a retired beautician and also owned Maxine’s Country Kitchen in the 1970s. She was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services were Thursday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with the Rev. Lanny Haley officiating. Interment was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Carroll County.
Survivors include three sons, Locke Bennett of Grenada, Lane Bennett (Lynn) of Grenada and Haley Bennett of Tupelo; one brother Jerry Lee Haley of Carroll County; and three grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin and Cassie Bennett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister Sandy Haley; and two brothers, Bobby and Ocie Dale Haley.
Pallbearers were Scott Crawford, Dr. David Daigneault, Steve Johnson, Tracy Smith, Donnie Sultan and Sam Testa.
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).

Leola Brown

Funeral services for Leola Brown of Grenada, formerly of Holcomb, are Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. James Ministry with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown, 68, died of natural causes at her home on Dec. 3, 2018. She was born on Sept. 9, 1950. Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and an active member of her praise team at church.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her mother Magnolia Brown of Memphis; her husband Larry Brown of Grenada; three daughters, Lakisha Winters of Jackson, Lisa Kee of Scobey and Erica Brown of Memphis; five sisters, Arleen Anthony and Ann McCoy, both of Grenada, and Patricia M. Beyah, Rhonda Alexandria and Trina Grandberry, all of Memphis;  and four brothers, Floyd E. Brown and James F. Brown, both of Memphis; Ben A. Brown of Greenwood and James McCoy of Greenwood.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com

Cary ‘Buddy’ Clark

Graveside services for Cary “Buddy” Clark Jr., 80, of Holcomb, were Nov. 26at Sparta Cemetery near Holcomb.
Buddy died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at his home.
He was born on Aug. 28, 1938, in Grenada County and was the son of the late Cary Clark, Sr. and Aria Corder Clark.
Buddy was retired from Heatcraft and was a member of the Sparta Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Clark of Holcomb; one daughter Tiffany C. Houston (Joey) of Charleston; two step-sons, Harold H. Pigg Jr. (Sandy) of Holcomb and Terry A. Pigg (Myra) of Holcomb; one sister, Ruth C. Powell of Courtland; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dianne Eubanks

Funeral services for Dianne Eubanks of Grenada are Saturday at 2 p.m. at First New Hope M.B. Church with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. Eubanks, 74, died at her home on Nov. 30, 2018. She was born on Nov. 28, 1944. Mrs. Eubanks was a retired hairstylist.
Mrs. Eubanks is survived by two daughters, Sabrina R. Eubanks of Oak Park, Ill., and Ebony Wilson of Waukegan, Ill.; two sons, Derrick Eubanks and Floyd Eubanks, both of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Alberta Williamson of Grenada and Teresa Brown of Stone Mountain, Ga., and one brother Dawson Jackson of Pasadena, Calif.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Angela R. Keel

Angela Richardson Keel, 46, of Grenada died at her home on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
Mrs. Keel is survived by her husband Earnest Keel of Grenada; daughter Kaitlind Richardson of Winona; son Jacob Keel of Grenada; stepdaughter Kathryn Rodgers of Elliott; mother Shirley Bridges; and her brother Jason Baham of Pearl.  She was preceded in death by her father and her first husband, Robert Richardson.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Keel Residence, 2937 Pearidge Road, Grenada.
An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.ofhwinona.com.
Oliver Funeral Home is in charge.

The Rev. Willie J. Kincaide

The Rev. Willie J. Kincaide, 92, of Grenada died Dec. 1, 2018 at his home.
He was a retired worker from Memphis Hardwood Flooring Company of Grenada and was a member of Greater Pine Hill M.B. Church where he served on the deacon board before being called into ministry.
Visitation is 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home. Services are Saturday at noon at Greater Pine Hill M.B. Church. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery, Grenada.
The repast will be held at the Grenada Transformation Center.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Lula Laster Mitchell

Lula Laster Mitchell, 94, of Indianapolis, native of Montgomery County, passed away peacefully on Nov. 30, 2018.
Mrs. Mitchell was born to the late John and Flisters Laster in Tippo. She was a 1943 graduate of Binford High School in Duck Hill.
Mrs. Mitchell worked in the cafeteria for South Wayne School Corp. retiring in 1991. Lula was a member of the VFW and the Eastern Star. She was a dedicated member of Ben Davis Christian Church up until her passing.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Lester Mitchell and daughter Sherry Melton; her sisters, Margaret Folse and Evelyn McMullen; brothers, Harris Laster, James Laster and Joe Raymond Laster.
Lula is survived by her son-in-law Steve Melton; grandchildren, Jeffrey Melton, Debbie (Brian) Wood; brothers, Bobby Laster and John W. Laster; one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were Thuesday in Indianapolis with burial at Floral Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to Ben Davis Christian Church. 701 S High School Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46241.
Flanner Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge.

Robert Devon Loggins

Funeral services for Robert Devon “RaRa” Loggins Grenada, formerly of Oxford, are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bethel Cathedral of Faith with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mr. Loggins, 26, died Nov. 29, 2018. He was born on Aug. 6, 1992. Mr. Loggins attended Grenada Public Schools and  was a construction worker.  He enjoyed music and spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Loggins is survived by his father Robert Ford of Grenada;  his wife Rika Loggins of Oxford; son Robert D. Loggins, Jr. of Oxford; five sisters, Jessica Hayes, Omika Hayes, Brianna Purnell and Kaunytra Loggins, all of Grenada, and Katlin Willis of Gore Springs; three brothers, Lenell Loggins, Carlos Loggins and Jamal Anderson, all of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Bobby Ray Lott

Bobby Ray Lott Sr., 55, of Tillatoba, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service.

Terry M. McCullough

Graveside services for Terry M. McCullough, 65, of Grenada, were Wednesday at Goshen Cemetery near Coffeeville.
Visitation was Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada.
Terry died Sunday, Dec, 2, 2018, at his home.
He was born on Dec, 10, 1952, in Webb and was the son of the late Marvin McCullough and Lorene McFarrin McCullough.
Terry was employed as a machine operator at Pennaco Hosiery Mill and later at ADP until his retirement. He was a Baptist.
Terry was also preceded in death by his sister Glenn McCullough, and two brothers, Herbert and Wesley McCullough.
He is survived by his daughter Angela Sims and her husband Gerald of Paragould, Ark.; two brothers, R.C. McCullough and Earl McCullough, both of Jackson; and one grandson, Zeke Sims.
Online condolences may be madw at www.nfhgrenada.com .
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Judy Hodges Proctor

Judy Evelyn Hodges Proctor of Coffeeville, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Baptist Desoto Hospital surrounded by her family. She was 73.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, William Ervin Hodges and Ivory Gordon Hodges.
Judy was born in Phillip, and later lived in Sunnyside and Minter City.
She and her family later moved to Tennessee where she and her husband ran their local business in Shelbyville for 30 yrs, before retirement and moving back to Mississippi and settling in Coffeeville.
In Judy’s last years she was a homemaker and caretaker of her son, Kenny.
She also made homemade fried fruit pies for a local business in Grenada, MS.
She is survived by her husband of 42 yrs, Doug Proctor, son Kenny Hopson, three brothers, Robert Hodges of Minter City, Loyd Hodges (Louise) of Minter City, and Ray Hodges (Raye) of Greenwood, two nieces, Nanette Hodges Trotter of Minter City, and Tina Hodges Alford (Chris) of Greenwood, four nephews, Lloyd Hodges (Angie) of Minter City, Justin Hodges (Sally) of Madison, Channing Hodges (Michelle) of Greenwood, and Landon Hodges of Greenwood, and numerous great nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Coffeeville.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home will be handling arrangements. Online guestbook may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com

Leander Travis Sledge

Funeral services for Leander Travis “Shane Shane” Sledge of Grenada are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Greater Pine Hill M.B. Church with burial in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Sledge, 53, died at his home on Nov. 28, 2018. He was born on Dec. 17, 1964. Mr. Sledge was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Mr. Sledge is survived by two daughters, De’Andrea Burl and Latarsha Burl, both of Grenada; two sons, Dewayne Burl of Memphis and Corderro Burl of Grenada; six sisters, Diana Sledge, Laura Taylor, Brenda Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart, Alice Faye Conley and Betty Thompson, all of Grenada; and five brothers, Joe Sledge, Chris Cole, Arthur Lee Stewart, John Collins and Willie Collins, all of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at clarkwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

Sgt. Michael Derlin Taylor

Sgt. Michael Derlin Taylor, 40, of Grenada, passed away Dec. 1, 2018.
He was born in Charleston, Miss., on March 13, 1978, to Larry and Frances Taylor. He attended school in Charleston and upon graduation joined the Mississippi Army National Guard. He served proudly for 20 years along with two tours to Iraq. Michael honorably served our country as a member of the 155th Det 1H Co, 106th BSB.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with the Rev. David Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Cascilla The family will receive friends from noon until service time Sunday at McKibben and Guinn.
Survivors include his wife Kalena Taylor of Grenada; daughter Mikayla Taylor of Grenada; two sons, Dominic Taylor and Aiden Taylor, both of Grenada; his parents, Frances Taylor and Retired Sgt. First Class Larry Taylor of Water Valley; and a large loving immediate and extended family.
Pallbearers will be Mike Asbury, Kevin Banks, Michael Broadnax, Tommy Havens, Sterling Mays, Cody Murphree and Gary Tillman.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Nine Line Foundation at www.ninelinefoundation.org.
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).