Robbie Mae Gilley, Charles T. Hull, Linda Nichols Jackson, Annie Ophelia Jones, Mellow Joseph Marascalco

Robbie Mae Gilley

Funeral services for Robbie Mae Gilley, 56, of Ocala, Fla., are at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
Visitation is Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Robbie died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at the Ocala Regional Medical Center.
She was born on June 29, 1963, in Memphis and was the daughter of the late Robert Charles Gilley and Catherine Hill Gilley.
Robbie was a member of the United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one sister Mary Catherine Baier of Olive Branch and three nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles T. Hull

Funeral services for Charles T. Hull of Winona are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona, followed by burial service with military honors in Duck Hill Cemetery in Duck Hill.
Visitation was at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Mr. Hull, 98, died at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison, on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. He was born in Rolling Fork and lived in Winonaand Texas for many years.
Mr. Hull was preceded in death by his parents, William Monroe and Emmie Alley Hull, and four brothers, Alley, the Rev. W. M. Jr., Stacy, Lewis; and two sisters, May Griffith and Hilton Haley; by his first wife Ruth Lawton Hull and an infant daughter; second wife Sue Helen Riley Hull and infant daughter Rebecca Jo; and third wife Patty Casparis Hull.
Numerous nieces, nephews and their families survive Mr. Hull.
Mr. Hull was a decorated World War II bomber pilot who survived 25 missions in the European Theater. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. Charles continued his love for flying and travel and had been to all 50 states, 74 countries, and crossed the Arctic Circle four times. In 1978 at the age of 57, he was  also a world traveler, flying “around-the-world” in his private plane. He completed this solo, around-the-world flight that spanned 92 days and covered approximately 39,000 miles, during which he provided supplies to missionaries around the world before returning home to Mississippi.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his honor to the Mississippi Wing of the Commemorative Air Force through the following link:  http://www.mississippiwingcaf.orgbor mailed to P.O. Box 3042, Madison, MS 39130.
An online guestbook is available at

Linda Nichols Jackson

Mrs. Linda Rose Nichols Jackson, 64, of Oakland, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 15, 1954, in Charleston to Travis and Elizabeth Haynes Nichols. Linda was a graduate of Charleston High School and the University of Mississippi. She spent 23 years teaching in the Charleston Schools as a 5th grade math teacher. Linda loved the Lord and was a devoted member of the Oakland Baptist Church.
Funeral services were Monday at Oakland Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Hood and the Rev. Mike Ramage officiating. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery near Oakland.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years Howard Jackson Jr.; one daughter Beth Jackson of Oakland; one sister Brenda Scallions of Tippo; one brother Terry Nichols of Oakland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother James Scottie Nichols.
Pallbearers were Shane Ford, Scott Hendrix, Lewis Jackson, Heath Nichols, Travis Nichols and Mike Roberts.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Annie Ophelia Jones

Funeral services for Annie Ophelia Jones of Grenada were Saturday at Burning Bush M.B. Church with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery.
Ms. Jones, 90, died of natural causes at her daughter’s home in Madison, Ala., on Nov. 22, 2019.  She was born on Oct. 15, 1929.  Ms. Jones loved to cook and work with flowers.  She was a member of the Heroines of Jericho.
Ms. Jones is survived by her daughter Gloria Hemphill of Madison, Ala.; four sisters, Lorene Brown of Atlanta, Mary Gladys Latham of St. Louis, Ethel Morgan of Water Valley,  and Bessie Johnson of Covington, Ga.; one brother Elam Hudson of Columbus, Ga.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at
William Joseph Killebrew Jr.
William Joseph Killebrew Jr.,  62, of Grenada, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at his home with family by his side.
He was born Sept. 1, 1957, in Greenwood to the late William J. and Myrtice (Reeves) Killebrew. William spent his working career in the advertising field for a number of newspapers in the region. His joys were simple and included cooking and his dog Bo. Nothing was closer to his heart than his children and grandchildren.
The family will be holding a private service.
William is survived by one son Casey Killebrew (Amy); one daughter Amanda Anthony (Wayne), all of Grenada; one sister Kathy Smith (Darrell) of Sherwood, Ark.; and two grandchildren. William was preceded in death by both of his parents.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

Mellow Joseph Marascalco

Funeral services for Mellow Joseph “Bone“ Marascalco, 94, of Grenada, were Saturday at St. Peter‘s Catholic Church in Grenada.
Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
A Rosary was held Friday evening at St. Peter Catholic Church in Grenada.
Mr. Marascalco died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at the Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on July 24, 1925, in Grenada and was the son of the late Charles and Sarah Fertita Marascalco.
Mr. Marascalco worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement. He was a member St. Peter Catholic Church. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.
Mr. Marascalco was also preceded in death by his wife Robbie Carpenter Marascalco; three sisters, Dona Marascalco, Rose Portera and Mary Portera; and three brothers, Joe Marascalco, Dr. Sam Marascalco and Dr. Frank Marascalco.
He is survived by two daughters, Patrice Adcock of Oxford and Gilda Richardson of Grenada; three sons, Dr. Carl Marascalco and Glen Marascalco of Grenada, and Mark Marascalco of Fairhope, Ala.; one sister Louise Hebron of Indianola, Iowa; one brother Dr. John Marascalco of Grenada; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the Joe Rowland Boys Home in Grenada, French Camp Academy or the Baptist Children‘s Village.
Online condolences may be made on our website at
Mortimer National Funeral Home was s in charge of the arrangements.