Ernest Mitchell Braswell, Raymond A. Hall

Ernest Mitchell Braswell

(Jan. 15, 1940 – Feb. 3, 2019) Graveside services for Ernest Mitchell Braswell of Grenada will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery near Kilmichael.
Visitation is Wednesday, from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Todd Melton, Lee Worsham, Michael Sanford, Ryan Melton, Bradley Sanford, and Taylor Worsham. Honorary pallbearer was Jeremy Braswell.
Mr. Braswell, 79, died at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. He was born on Jan. 15, 1940, in Poplar Creek to Malvis Ernest “Ben” and Willie Mae Harkins Braswell. He was the former owner of Goodyear Tire and Appliance in Grenada and served in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Mr. Braswell was a Mason and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Braswell of Grenada; three daughters, Sherry Worsham (Lee) of Grenada, Cindy Sanford (Michael) of Grenada and Tina Melton (Todd) of Saltillo; sister, Peggy Black of Atlanta,; brother, Dewey Lane Braswell (Sue) of Clinton; three grandchildren, Taylor Worsham (Kelsey), Bradley Sanford, and Ryan Melton; and one great-grandson Bryson Worsham.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona ( handled the arrangements.

Raymond A. Hall

Funeral services for Raymond A. Hall, 87, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery near Duck Hill.
Visitation is Saturday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Mr. Hall died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at his home. He was born on Sept. 29, 1931, in Bridgeton, N.J., to the late John Hall and Ethel Hand Hall.
Raymond was retired from the Bell South Telephone Company. He was a member Southside Church of Christ and was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Kathleen Hood Hall.
He is survived by one sister-in-law Bobbie Hood Staten; one brother-in-law James Dale Hood; three nieces, Kathy Duncan, Linda Powell and Patricia Vasser; and five nephews, Todd Hood, Steve Hood, Clay Hood, Darren Hood and Troy Parker.
Online condolences may be made at
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.