Sandra Edwards, Marie Reed James, Elijah Reed Mullen, Lula Mae Thomas

Sandra Edwards

Funeral services for Sandra Edwards, 75, of Holcomb, were Saturday at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.
Burial was in Bethel Cemetery at Oxberry.
Sandra died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
She was born on April 13, 1943, in Grenada and was the daughter of the late Durwood Smith and Mamie Lee Cunningham Smith.
Sandra was employed as a medical secretary until her retirement.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents: one brother, Alex B. Smith Sr.; and two sons, Michael Lynn Brewer and Richard Lee Brewer.
She is survived by one daughter Rexanne Green (Martin) of Munford, Tenn.; one son Eric (Kelly) Brewer of Holcomb; two grandchildren, Erin (Katherine) Brewer of Phillipp and Micheal Brewer of Holcomb; and one great-grandchild Krislyn Brewer.
Online condolences may be made at
Mortimer National Funeral Home was in charge.

Marie Reed James

Funeral services for Marie “Ree Ree” Reed James of Grenada are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faith and Grace M.B. Church with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. James, 55, died in Memphis on Dec. 14, 2018.  She was born on Aug. 19, 1963.
Mrs. James is survived by her mother Manervia Reed of Grenada; her husband Nathan James of Grenada;  four daughters, Natasha Moore. Lashanna Clifton and Tara Tennon, all of Grenada, and Destini Vance of Milwaukee;  three sons, Tawean Reed and Te’Aries Clifton, both of Grenada, and Nathan James of Milwaukee; four sisters, Martha Moore, Sherry Reed, Rachel Lane and Linda Reed, all of Grenada; and three brothers, Winford Blunt, Frank Reed and Johnny Reed.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at

Elijah Reed Mullen

Funeral services for Elijah Reed Mullen, affectionately known as Eli, age 3 months and 16 days, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.
Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
Visitation is Saturday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Eli passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at his parent‘s home.
He was born on Aug. 30, 2018, in Jackson and was the son of Donald Eugene Mullen and Kimberly Dawn Holland Mullen of Grenada.
Eli was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles Edward Mullen and Betty Sue Mullen.
Other than his parents, survivors include eight sisters, Haley Brook Winters of Grenada, Madeleine Lachole Sims McCool of Ethel, Caitland Morgan Winters of Grenada, Jaidyn Danyelle Rai Sims of Ethel, Autumn Leigh Sims of Ethel, Ashlynn Nicole Mullen of Grenada, Addisyn Kynlee Sims of Ethel, and Isabella Brooke Sims of Ethel; two brothers, Jacob Michael Mullen and James Michael Mullen, both of Grenada; and grandparents Carl Edwin Holland of Moss Point and Diane Mitchell of Winona.
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Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lula Mae Thomas

Lula Mae Moltz Thomas, age 101 of Duck Hill, passed away on Dec. 19, 2018.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at McKibben & Guinn Funeral Home, 4817 Commerce St., Grenada.
Funeral services will be held immediately afterward at the funeral home with Pastors Travis Gray and Tim Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow in the Duck Hill Cemetery.
Lula Mae was born on Jan. 29, 1917, to Peter Moltz and Annie Uhr Moltz at their home in the Leissner Community in Guadalupe County, Sequin, Texas. She grew up on the farm, attended Leissner School then went on to graduate from Seguin High School in 1935.
Lula Mae married James Russell Thomas, who at the time was in the Army Air Corps and stationed at Randolph Field in San Antonio, on July 31, 1938. Later Lula Mae and Russell moved to Duck Hill where they were members of Duck Hill Baptist Church. Lula Mae was a homemaker; worked several years at the Hosiery Mill in Grenada; and then later with the U.S. Postal Service until she retired.
Lula Mae is preceded in death by her husband; her son Russell Lon Thomas (affectionately called Nonny); her parents; her brother Elmer Moltz and wife Mildred; sisters, Romie Moltz Heinemeyer and husband George; Mellin Moltz, Ilene Moltz, and Sylvia Moltz Engler and her husband George.
Survivors include her sons, David Dee Thomas and wife Carolyn, and Stephen Jordan Thomas and wife Wanda; daughter-in-law Lena Lou Linn Thomas; grandchildren Lon Thomas and wife Kellie, Jenny Thomas Gibson and husband Jim, Susanna Thomas Westin and husband Neil, and Zach Thomas and wife Shana; great-grandchildren Mathew, Sam and Annie Gibson; Rachel, Hannah and Russell Thomas; Ellis Ann Westin and Madelyn Rae Thomas; numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many friends.
Serving as pallbearers are Robert Lynn Rose, Kirk Tyler, Keith Norris, Ricky Swanson, Gary Waugh and Andy Lane.  Honorary pallbearers are Holly Piner and Danny Bollinger.
The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph Roberts of Grenada; Debbie Mitchell, director of Providence Assisted Living Center in Grenada and her staff; and Legacy Hospice Care of Grenada.
The family requests memorial contributions to the Duck Hill Cemetery Fund in care of Duck Hill Bank, P.O. Box 186, Duck Hill, MS 38925.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).