Julian Gray Bloom, Charles Wayne Greer, Russell Cohron Hambrick, Ethan Paul and Owen Tanner Miletello, Edwin Mack Nail, Kenneth Wayman Ware, Guy Ray Weir

Julian Gray Bloom

Mr. Julian Gray “Doc” Bloom, 79, of Holcomb, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 10, 1940, in Oxberry to the Rev. Johnny and Grace Blankenship Bloom. Doc joined the United States Air Force at the age of 17. He served four years total, including three years in Italy. He served his country proudly and remained very patriotic for the remainder of his life. Once discharged, Doc obtained his commercial pilot’s license and flew for many years. He was employed by Rockwell International at the age of 21. He retired in 1995. Many knew Doc for his wit. He always had a funny joke or story to share. He will be remembered for his strong faith, his love of Elvis and Marty Robbins, and his devotion to the town of Holcomb. He will be missed, as folks passing his home won’t see his smile and wave from the front porch.
Funeral services were Monday at Holcomb Baptist Church with Dr. Thad Moore and the Rev. Kevin Tribble officiating. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery at Oxberry.
Survivors include his wife Mary Bloom; one son Greg Bloom of Grenada; one brother John A. Bloom of Southaven; a granddaughter Sara Bloom of Houston, Texas; a step-son Jimmy Whitten (Cindy) of Cascilla; a step-daughter Mary Kay Ramsey of Hardy and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Dorothy Maxey and Shirley McKee; and two brothers, Jerry W. Bloom and Charles R. Bloom.
Pallbearers were Lensy Allen, Mike Hoop, Mitt Kilgore, Garet Love, Luther Owens and Johnny Whitten.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Charles Wayne Greer

Mr. Charles Wayne Greer, 77, of Tillatoba, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 14, 1942, in Grenada to Jasper Conyers and Zelma Louise Brown Greer. While enjoying success in several entrepreneurial ventures in his lifetime, Charles was also a skilled carpenter and farmer. Charles honorably served our country in the U.S. Army. An avid fisherman, Charles also enjoyed growing a vegetable garden each year and had a special knack for growing flowers. He was also an avid guitarist and singer. Charles had a special love for family, especially children, and his memory will live on in their hearts for many years to come.
Survivors include his wife Alma Greer; six daughters, Ginger Payne of Tillatoba, Marsha Smith of Tillatoba, Paige Richardson of Franklin, Tenn., Lori Dunn of Tillatoba, Juanita Thornhill of Hattiesburg and DeeDee Whitsell of Holcomb; six sons, Wayne Greer of Tillatoba, Charlie Greer of Tillatoba, Timmy Greer of Grenada, Dustin Greer of Brazil, Oliver Greer of Tillatoba and Sean Swain of Pope; one sister Irene Henson of Grenada; 32 grandchildren, Ethan Greer, April Goolsby, Dallas Greer, Dakota Greer, Jonathan Coleman, Daniel Coleman, Morgan Myers, Austin Payne, Rachel Downs, Brandon Smith, Haley Taylor, Adelyn Richardson, IV Richardson, Greer Richardson, Megan Hodges, Kayla Greer, Toby Cook, Breanna White, Shelby Greer, Kaitlyn Greer, Gabriel Greer, Savanah Dunn, Annabella Dunn, Lucas Dunn, Taylor Whitsell, Sam Whitsell, Jackson Thornhill, Alyssa Thornhill, Madison Thornhill, Lucy Thornhill, Morgan Swain and Tori Swain; 23 great-grandchildren; and another grandson, Charles Benjamin Greer, expected any day.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Hayes Greer; three brothers, Winford, James and Billy Greer; and three grandchildren, Andrew Greer, Clayton and Destiny Whitsell.
A service to celebrate his life was Sunday at the Greer Family Home near Tillatoba with the Rev. Brian McWhorter officiating.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Russell Cohron Hambrick

Russell Cohron “Rusty” Hambrick, 58, of Grenada, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada. His family rejoices that he is in no more pain, and he is safe in the arms of Jesus.
He was born May 5, 1961, in Greenwood. Rusty was a proud member of the United States Air Force where he honorably served our country for 13 years. At the time of his discharge, he had earned the rank of Staff Sergeant. Following his military service, Rusty worked in retail management for over 12 years. Rusty was of the Baptist faith and worshiped at Hebron Baptist Church in Grenada. In recent years, as his health declined, it became very evident that his faith in God grew stronger as his body grew weaker. Through the trials he encountered, Rusty maintained a positive attitude and never once complained.
Funeral services were Sunday at Hebron Baptist Church in Grenada with the Rev. Howard Beam officiating. Interment was  in the Evergreen Cemetery in Carrollton.
Survivors include his wife Becky Hambrick of Grenada; mother Sara Ann Dale of Carrollton; two daughters, Maegan Allen (Jacob) of Jacksonville, Fla., and Alicia Williams of Senatobia; four sons, Quincy Hambrick (Mandie) of Hattiesburg, Jonathan Williams (Nikki) of Grenada; Eric Williams of Grenada and Joshua Williams of Grenada; one sister Kathy Hambrick Diehl of Greenwood; one brother Gerry Carter (Emily) of Horseshoe; two step-sisters, Ellen Dale O’Neal and Kathryn Dale Roland; 13 grandchildren, Briana, T.J., Jailyn, Maddie, Brooke, Devin, Blake, Layten, Harlee, Bryce, Kyleigh, August and Liam; three great-grandchildren, Kyler, Skyler and Roman; Rusty was also anxiously awaiting the arrival of granddaughter Olivia Hambrick in December.
He was preceded in death by step-fathers Gerald Carter and Matt Dale Jr.
Pallbearers were Quincy Hambrick, Jonathan Williams, Eric Williams, Devin Mayhan, Ronnie Nail and Ryan Burt.
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).

Ethan Paul and Owen Tanner Miletello

Ethan Paul and Owen Tanner Miletello of Winona were born and passed away shortly after on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Starkville at OCH Regional Medical Center.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at the North Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael. A funeral procession will begin at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Winona at approximately 9:30 a.m..
The twins are survived by their parents Matt and Corey; grandparents, Michael and Teresa Jackson of Winona; Serena Woods of Grenada; Leonard and Lesha Miletello of Dickinson, Texas; and Tommy and Donna Woods of Gore Springs; great-grandparents, John and Lyndia Sivley; Ronnie and Linda Respess; Dora Fly and Lillie Woods; aunts and uncles, Tanner and Savanna Jackson; Nikki Woods and Kyle and Megan Doolittle; cousins, Tom Doolittle and Jaxson Evans; and a host of close family friends who loved them as family.
They are preceded in death by their big sister Blaire McKinley Miletello.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Graham’s Foundation, P.O. Box 755, 1205 Louisiana Ave, Perrysburg, OH, 43552.
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).

Edwin Mack Nail

Edwin Mack Nail, 77, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada.
He was born May 2, 1942, in Texas. Edwin had worked for many years as a fireman and also worked in carpentry and roofing. Edwin could always be found enjoying one of his many hobbies, whether it was fishing or tinkering with old cars, he was always sure to be busy. He will be remembered as an honest, hard-working man who always kept his word.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with the Rev. Kevin Tribble officiating. Interment will follow in the Grenada Memorial Garden. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service Wednesday at McKibben and Guinn.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Dean Nail (Sharon) of Winona and Edwin Mack Nail Jr. of Grenada; three brothers, James Nail, Jerry Williams and Kenny Williams all of Grenada; and three grandchildren, Christy Ann Nail, Richard Dean Nail Jr. and Jordan Lane Nail.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Edd and Christeen Ann Slaton Willliams, and his wife, Billie Sue Blount Nail.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com .
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada.

Kenneth Wayman Ware

Funeral services for Kenneth Wayman “Kenny” Ware of Winona were Monday in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.
Mr. Ware, 75, died at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. He was born in Winona on Nov. 2, 1944, to Wayman R. and Hazel Walker Ware. He was a second generation heavy equipment operator and worked in dirt construction for most of his life, and he also served as a Montgomery County Supervisor for 24 years. He was a hard worker and loved tending his cattle and attending his grandchildren’s activities. Mr. Ware attended Poplar Creek Baptist Church at Poplar Creek. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Redell Blaylock Ware.
Mr. Ware is survived by his wife Nina Brister Ware of Winona; daughters, Kena Ware Wells of Birmingham, Ala., Karen Ware Temple of Oxford, and Paige Daniels of Inverness; sons, Bryan Keith Ware of Winona and Scott Stevenson of Bismarck, N. D.; sister, Dinah Herring of Winona; brothers, Don Ware of Carrollton and David Ware of Winona; sixteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105; or to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org), 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX  75231.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.

Guy Ray Weir

Mr. Guy Ray Weir, 87, of Grenada, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.
He was born Feb. 1, 1932, in Grenada to Louis Trout and Clarice Fite Weir. Mr. Weir had retired after working many years in sales with Central Woodwork in Memphis. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Grenada and had formerly served as the Mayor of Tillatoba. Ray also honorably served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service. Immediately following visitation, a graveside service will be held at the Woodlawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Mike Ramage officiating.
Survivors include two sons, K. Frank Weir (Freda) of Tillatoba and Monroe Keith Beardain of Enid; one daughter Angela Beardain of Grenada; one sister Linda Weir Smith of Holcomb; four grandchildren, Lauralee Beardain, Tripp Beardain, Lexiray Regan and Gracie Beardain; and eight great-grandchildren, Hadley Kade Rye, Chevy Blane Langham, Madilynn Margaret Hipp, Jett Taylor Langham, Saylor Lee Hipp, Tymberlyn Trigger Langham, Brantley Tucker Langham and Avery Monroe Beardain.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Joyce Tillman Weir; one sister Jean Weir Liles and a brother Louis Weir Jr.
Pallbearers will be Tripp Beardain, Louis Correro, Ben Liles, John Liles, Larry Weir Smith and Robert Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Hudson and Larry Smith.
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).