Elizabeth Ann DeLoach
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Allen DeLoach, 82, of Oxford, a long-time resident of Grenada, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, at The Blake in Oxford.
She was born Sept. 24, 1936, in Grenada to William Leroy “Ned” Allen and Deziree Woodard Allen. She had worked for many years as a district clerk at the Grenada County Soil and Water Conservation District and had conducted numerous continuing education workshops over the years for the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for school teachers. Mrs. DeLoach was a faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada and will be remembered as a loving and devoted Granny.
Funeral services were Monday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada with Dr. Brent Barker officiating. Private burial followed in the Holcomb Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan DeLoach Marascalco and Betty DeLoach Morgan, both of Oxford; one sister, Jean Allen Campbell of Oxford; five grandchildren, Jennifer Russell (John), Andrew Marascalco, Chase Morgan, Addison Morgan and Mackenzie Morgan; three great-grandchildren, John Alden Russell, Sumner Russell and Sawyer Marascalco.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Wayne Hovis DeLoach.
Pallbearers were Andrew Marascalco, Chase Morgan, John Russell, George Byrd, Richard Lee and Charlie Holland.
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).
John Michael Ellis
John Michael “Mike” Ellis, 82, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Louisville.
Funeral services were held Monday at Porter Funeral Home. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mike was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Louisville. He was a graduate of Louisville High School, and retired after 45 years as head of Research and Development for Taylor Machine Works. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and was a long-time volunteer with the Louisville Fire Department. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his wife Libby Ellis; his parents, Rose Lee and John Henry Ellis; and a sister Rosemary Woodward.
Mr. Ellis is survived by his daughter Patri Ellis of Louisville; his son Michael (Sheila) Ellis of Grenada; two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1426, Louisville, MS, 39339; or the charity of your choice.
To sign the guest book, go to www.porterfuneralhome.net.
Porter Funeral Home was in charge.
Jenelle Martin Geiger
Mrs. Anna Jenelle Martin Geiger, 91, of Grenada, died Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Providence Assisted Living.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 4, at First Baptist Church, Grenada. Interment will follow in the Grenada Memorial Garden.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 until service time Thursday at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, 662-307-2694.
David Leverette Haile III
David Leverette Haile III “RuRu,” 45, of Scobey, died March 26 2019.
He was born Nov. 3, 1973.
Mr. Haile is survived by his two sisters Rizpah Castleberry of Scobey and Shalisha Fayard of Grenada; brother Michael Haile of Grenada; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by David and Betty Haile, Kent Haile and David Leverette III.
Services are at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Methodist Church in Gore Springs. Visitation is at 2 p.m.
Skeeter Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.
The Rev. William H. Overstreet
The Rev.William Harvey Overstreet, 90, of the Hebron Community near Vaiden, died on March 27, 2019, at Merit Health in Brandon.
The Rev. Overstreet was born at Poplar Creek on Jan. 31, 1929, to Caloway and Hazel Price Overstreet. He graduated from high school in 1946 from the Big Black Special Consolidated High School in Kilmichael and entered the U.S. Navy in July of that year.
In Montgomery County, he was president of the Poplar Creek Water Association for many years, Montgomery County Economic Council from 1993-94, the Mississippi Association of Veteran Service Officers from 1994-96, and as moderator of the Montgomery County Baptist Association from 1992-93.
He was ordained to the ministry on June 9, 1996, and preached many revivals in the area. The Rev. Overstreet pastored of several churches over the years, including Sapa Baptist Church in Eupora and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at West, where he was a member at the time of his death.
Survivors include his wife Tommie Dorman Overstreet; his daughter Tammy Overstreet Henderson of Brandon; one grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Gloria Cain; and brother Eugene Overstreet.
Funeral services were Saturday at the Hebron Baptist Church near Vaiden. Burial was in the church cemetery with military honors at graveside.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona handled the arrangements.
On March 29, 2019, at the age of 85, Julia moved from this life to her new home with her Savior, Jesus Christ.
She was born March 10, 1934, in Sunflower to Benjamin Samuel Clower and Pauline Morgan. She attended high school in Sunflower County before starting college at Delta State University. Mrs. Rose graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education.
While at Ole Miss, she met her best friend Walter Henry Rose, and they were married only a few months later. This wonderful marriage endured for 65 years.
Julia taught school in the Tobacco Road Community of Richmond County, Ga. There, she would bring two children home each week for a hot bath and a meal. She also provided them with new clothing and shoes before returning them back home. She continued this ministry their entire time living in Georgia. She later taught in Jackson at McWillie School while her husband attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After they made their home in Indianola, she began teaching at Indianola Academy until she left to be a full-time homemaker.
She was very active in her community in the 20th Century Club, B ridge Club, Explorer’s Bible Study, Lay Witness Missions, Indianola Academy, Gideons, Emmaus, and the First United Methodist Church in Indianola. She accompanied her husband on many mission trips to Honduras where she stayed true to her calling by dressing children and buying them shoes in the villages. She truly walked her talk, and her life is a reflection of her love for her family and her friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Master Sgt. Samuel Clower Jr. and Dr. Bennie Rance Clower; her sisters Margorie Coleman (Harry), Faye Stevenson (Bill) and Bebe Romine (John).
Other than her husband Dr. Rose, she is survived by one son Dr. Walter Samuel Rose (Carol) of Indianola, two daughters Julia Rose Hill (Allen) also of Indianola, and Ann Rose Patridge (Bruce Abel) of Grenada.
She leaves behind nine grandchildren Cassey Rose Hardin (Mark), Walter Samuel Rose II, Walter Benjamin Hill, Tyler Harris Hill, Sarah Allyn Hill, Joshua Paul Hill, Julia McNeill England, William Wayne Hobson and Morgan Rose Hobson. Lovingly, she also leaves three great-grandchildren, Rose Cameron Hardin, Maryn Claire Hardin and Everlee Mills Hardin. She was blessed with wonderful help over the last few years, which included Mary Cole, Debra Bolden and Donald Sanders.
Services will be held April 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. with the celebration of life service following at 3 p.m. Interment will be held at the Indianola Cemetery.
Memorials may be made the Missions Program at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola, Gideons International, Indianola Academy, or the charity of your choice.
Burton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Morris Edward Tingle Jr.
Funeral services for Morris Edward Tingle Jr., 88, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, at Sparta United Methodist Church near Holcomb.
Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery near Holcomb.
Visitation is Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada..
Morris died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Grenada Living Center.
He was born on May 24, 1930. in Leflore and was the son of the late Morris Edward Tingle and Margaret Estelle Parker Tingle.
Morris was employed by the local cable television company for many years as a manager. He was a member Sparta United Methodist Church. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1949 to 1952.
Morris was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Nell Ruth Tingle; his daughter Brenda Kaye Tingle Freeman; and his son Barry Edward Tingle.
He is survived by his wife Earline Tingle of Holcomb; daughters, Carolyn Grace and Sara Smith, both of Money; sons, Thomas Gregory Tingle (Grace) of Corpus Christie, Texas, Lee Smith (Annette) of Holcomb and Fred Smith of Greenwood; daughter-in-law Judy Tingle of Holcomb; sisters Rita Bonner of Leflore and Agatha Tanner (Stuart) of Houma, La.; brother Henry Tingle (Barbara) of Collierville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
On-line condolences may be made on our website at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James Quay Webb Jr.
Funeral services for James Quay Webb Jr., 57, of Grenada, are at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
James died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his home.
He was born on May 25, 1961, in Grenada and was the son of the late James Quay Webb and Christine Bross Webb.
James was employed for many years as a deputy sheriff for Grenada County. He was a graduate of Kirk Academy. James was a member of the First Baptist Church in Grenada. He was also a member of Ducks Unlimited.
James was preceded in death by parents.
He is survived by his companion Thomas Hollis of Grenada and his family, Lori Colf of Greenwood, Ben Hollis of Florida, Wesley and Kendi Hollis of Carrollton, Yelena Fike of Sunflower, Brian Hollis of Ohio, Deonna Baney of Cabot, Ark., Angie DiPiaolo of Akron, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews. James is also survived by special friends, Michelle Brown and Jerlyn Brown.
Online condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.