Eugene Anthony, Ollie Ruth Cross, Mary L. Goins, Rachel Freelon Kee, Anderson Pearson, Vincent L. Thomas, Paul Roger Whitten

Eugene Anthony

Funeral services for Eugene “Genie” Anthony of Grenada, formerly of Steel, Mo., and a native of Carroll County, are Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James Christ Ministry with burial in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Anthony, 71, died of lung cancer on March 8, 2019, at Grenada Health and Rehab. He was born on June 10, 1947.  Mr. Anthony was a custodian and loved fishing.
Mr. Anthony is survived by his wife Arleen Anthony of Grenada;  three daughters, Martha Wright of Grenada, Victoria Rosenthall and Laquita Robinson, both of Greenwood; son Denarius Eugene Booker of Jackson; six sisters, Ruby Barr, Annie Phillips and Nell Jeems, all of Greenwood; Edith Harris and Shirley Millhouse, both of Anderson, Ind., and Elizabeth Rounds of Grenada; two brothers, Clearance Anthony and Clyde Anthony, both of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Ollie Ruth Cross

Ollie Ruth Cross of Grenada died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Sevice.

Mary L. Goins

Funeral services for Mary L. “Cookie” Goins of Grenada are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Burning Bush M. B. Church with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. Goins, 68, died on March 10, 2019. She was born on June 26, 1950. Mrs. Goins was a seamstress.
Mrs. Goins is survived by three daughters, Dwanna Goins of Jackson, Sonya Goins Hardwick of Olive Branch, and Tanganyikia Goins Johnson of Memphis; two sons, Kenyatta Goins of Olive Branch and Mercutio Goins of Memphis;  four sisters, Martha Mister, Thelma Johnson, Bettye Ross and Glindr Lumas, all of Grenada;  and two brothers, Johnny Lumas and Archie Lumas, both of Grenada.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Rachel Freelon Kee

Funeral services for Rachel Freelon Kee of Coffeeville are Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Kingdom Hall in Grenada with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Coffeeville.
Mrs. Kee, 93, died at her home on March 10, 2019. She was born on Oct. 3, 1925.
Mrs. Kee is survived by four daughters, Leana Kee Fields of Lexington, Ella Kee Bobo and H. Ann Kee, both of Coffeeville, and Kathleen Porter of Bellwood, Ill.; three sons, Ulysses A. Kee Jr. of Water Valley, Raymond Kee and Douglas W. Kee, both of Coffeeville; and one sister, Bessie A. Jackson of Pasadena, Calif.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Anderson Pearson

Funeral services for Anderson Pearson of Grenada, formerly of Calhoun City, are Saturday at noon at Abundant Life Assembly with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Mr. Pearson, 89, died at his home on March 7, 2019. He was born on April 29, 1929. Mr. Pearson enjoyed baseball, fishing and hunting.
Mr. Pearson is survived by three daughters, Sadie Jones and Margaret Pearson, both of Milwaukee, Wisc., and Pearlie M. Ingram of Grenada; and four sons, Andrew Pearson of Milwaukee, Timothy Pearson and Jerry Pearson, both of Grenada, and Anthony Williamson of Atlanta.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Vincent L. Thomas

Funeral services for Vincent L. Thomas of Webb are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Faith Temple Word of Faith with burial in Powell Chapel M. B. Chuch cemetery.
Mr. Thomas, 39, died at Bolingbrook Adventist Hospital in Bolingbrook, Ill., on March 9, 2019. He was born on May 25, 1979.
Mr. Thomas is survived by his parents, Annie Spearman and Bobby Spearman; son Vincent Thomas Jr.;  two sisters, Lakenya Thomas of Greenwood and Chantel Spearman of Southaven, two brothers, Bobby Spearman of Memphis and Brandon Spearman of Webb.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Paul Roger Whitten

Paul Roger Whitten, 66, of Hampstead, N.C., died March 9, 2019, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, surrounded by family to include former wife, his daughters, and step-father Cliff Carroll.
Paul grew up in Cascilla and attended Cascilla Baptist Church with his parents and 12 siblings. He graduated from Grenada High School in 1970. He joined the Army in 1973 but received a medical discharge.  He worked as an electrician, maintenance man, landscaper, and builder among other things.  He was married for 10 years to Kathleen Johnson Carroll with whom he had two daughters.
Paul had a great sense of humor, loved his family, women, strawberry milkshakes, classic rock, ION television, steak cut french fries, drinking Coke, playing pool from a young age,  and smoking. Paul survived an accident in 1990 but with a TBI and lived another 29 years. In the last six years he was able to reconnect with his daughters, son-in-law, grandsons and great-granddaughter to leave a legacy that will live on forever.
Paul was preceded in death by parents, Beulah May Whitten and Lindsey Noel Whitten; one sister Linda Whitten; and four brothers, Lindsey Noel Whitten Jr., Cecil Whitten, Marvin Whitten, and Sam Whitten.
He is survived by daughters, Melissa “Missy” Moore and Laura Beth Whitten of Hampstead, N.C.; grandchildren, Marshal, Ted, Drake, Grey and Elly; siblings, Verna Phillips, JP Whitten, Mary Kane, Irene Wood, Johny Frank Whitten, Mike Whitten and over 70 nieces, nephews and greats.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Grenada.