Jonathan Wayne Gray, Bobby Ray Lott, Kenneth Earl Mitchell, Judy Hodges Proctor

Jonathan Wayne Gray

Mr. Jonathan Wayne Gray, 48, of Coffeeville, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
He was born Feb. 16, 1970, in Water Valley to Lewis Rufus Gray Jr. and Helen Delores Sanders Gray. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Coffeeville and was a groundskeeper and custodian for Southern Management.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville with the Rev. Craig Baker and the Rev. Truman Scarborough officiating. Interment will follow in the Coffeeville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.
Survivors include his wife Stephanie Gray of Coffeeville; one daughter Helen Melinda “Millie” Gray of Coffeeville; one sister Tina Evans of Coffeeville; one brother Bill Gray of Coffeeville and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Jamie Arbuckle, Bill Gray, Christopher Gray, Steven Kendall, Bert Sanders and Jody Sanders.  Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Ford, Richard Ford, Randy Melton and Josh Smith.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Bobby Ray Lott

Mr. Bobby Ray Lott, 55, of Tillatoba, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 27, 1963, in New Albany to Jimmy Ray and Lynda Patterson Lott. He had spent most of his working life as a plumber and attended Hope Church of God in Oakland. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a talented artist.
A private, family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his wife Tami Lott of Tillatoba; two sons, Bobby Ray Lott II of Lander, Wyo., and Jeremy Hunter Lott of Tillatoba; his mother Lynda Lott of Sardis; grandmother Flora Patterson of Myrtle; brother Bill Lott (Sherry) of Sardis and a granddaughter Brookelyn Michelle Lott.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Kenneth Earl Mitchell

Mr. Kenneth Earl “Kenny” Mitchell, 61, of Holcomb, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.
He was born May 24, 1957, in Greenwood to Andrew Ray and Fannie Hood Mitchell. Kenny retired after working for BellSouth for 30 years. Following his retirement from BellSouth, Kenny purchased Woodlawn Memorial Park in Grenada and the Sears Hometown Store. Kenny was also active in several other business ventures in the community.  Kenny enjoyed being a member of Holcomb Baptist Church, the Grenada Exchange Club and also served as President of the Poor House Water Association Board of Directors.
Funeral services were Monday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Clarence Cooper and the Rev. Kevin Tribble officiating.  Interment was in the Sparta Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife Vicky Gardner Perry Mitchell; three daughters, Tiffany Mitchell Presley Martin (Kevin) of Grenada, Kathryn Mitchell Henson (Kevin) of Holcomb and Sarah Grace Mitchell of Holcomb; two sons, Jason Mitchell of Bay St. Louis and Hayden Mitchell of Holcomb; two step-daughters, Alexandra and Caroline Perry, both of Grenada; one sister, Dianne Belton (Richard) of Gastonia, N.C.; one brother James Ray Mitchell (Janice) of Holcomb; and seven grandchildren, Ethan Presley, Austin Martin, Tyler Martin, Kaidyn Mitchell, Mary Mitchell Martin, Claire Martin and Roxie Henson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Missy Cooksey Mitchell and Dr. Nina Evans Mitchell; and a sister Jean Ingram.
Pallbearers were Kevin Henson, Mike Mabry, Ricky Mabry, Kevin Martin, Greg Mitchell, Jay Mitchell, Stephen O’Neal, Ethan Presley and Darrell Robinson.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

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 years 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.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years 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 great-nephews.
A memorial service was conducted Sunday at First Baptist Church of Coffeeville.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home handled arrangements.
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