Mary Louise Beck, Jim Franklin Durham, Jean Switzer Fondren, Kay French Rodick, Nancy DeLoach Vaughan

Mary Louise Beck

Mrs. Mary Louise Campbell Beck, 92, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, Dec, 22, 2019, at Grenada Living Center.
She was born Nov. 8, 1927, to Alvin and Ervie Lee Griffin Campbell. Mrs. Beck retired after working many years in the Central Sterile Department at Grenada Lake Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with the Rev. Truman Scarborough officiating. Interment will follow in the Grenada Memorial Garden. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service Thursday at McKibben and Guinn.
Survivors include one daughter Debbie Melton of Grenada; two brothers, Billy H. Campbell (Sandra) of South Carolina and Dan Campbell (Janie) of Grenada; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Harrell, Amie Miller, David Harrell, Robbie Beck, Bonnie Williams, Daniel Melton and Hayes Melton; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank Beck; son, Frankie Beck; grandson, Shane Beck; sister, Carolyn Powell and a son-in-law, Houston Melton.
Pallbearers will be Cody Beck, Robbie Beck, Ashton Harrell, David Harrell, Jackson Harrell, Jeremy Harrell, David Miller and T.J. Miller.
Memorials may be directed to the Christ Centered Cross, PO Box 1050, Grenada, MS 38902 or the Grenada Soup Kitchen, 42 Church Street, Grenada, MS 38901.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Jim Franklin Durham

Mr. Jim Franklin Durham, 74, of Florence, formerly of Grenada, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1945 in Holcomb to Edgar and Dovie Yarbrough Durham. Jim had worked for many years as a truck driver, farmer and eventually as a contractor. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church at Oxberry.
Funeral services were Friday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery at Oxberry.
Survivors include two daughters, Dee Durham Hall of Carrollton and Amanda Durham Hays (Charlie) of Morgantown, Ky.; five sisters, Edna Lee of Grenada, Joy Durham of Houston, Texas, Barbara Pickle of Holcomb, Shirley Ledford of Granbury, Texas, and Margie Mason of Charleston; two grandchildren, Easton Jordan and Gavin Hall; one great-grandchild Parker Jordan; and his long-time companion Diane Richardson and her children, Julie Brown, Selena Lovejoy and Michael Hampton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Willa Dean White, Willie Sue Williams and Terry Diane Durham; and two brothers, Sam Durham and Billy Durham.
Pallbearers were Brian Durham, Jerry Durham, Cody Lee, Brad Lovejoy, Anthony Pickle and Barry Pickle.
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Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Jean Switzer Fondren

Mrs. Jean Switzer Fondren, 89, of Grenada, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 at her residence.
A memorial service will be announced in the spring of 2020.  Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service is in charge.

Kay French Rodick

Mrs. Kay French Rodick, 83, of Coffeeville, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center – Grenada.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service.

Nancy DeLoach Vaughan

Nancy Sue DeLoach Vaughan, 86, of Ocean Springs passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.
Nancy was born May 13, 1933, in the Jefferson Community of Carroll County. Her life of 86 years bore witness to the highest standards in modesty, energy, hard work, promptness and discipline. Nancy deeply loved her family and enjoyed making home a haven for her husband and four children. She loved spending time outside, working in her yard and taking her daily four-mile walks. She took a Sabbath on Sunday and enjoyed worshiping at St. Paul United Methodist Church where she was a member.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Eva Hovis and Sidney Wiley DeLoach; sister Elsa Lee Hall; and two brothers, Wayne Hovis DeLoach and Charles Larry DeLoach.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years John Kenneth Vaughan; four children, John Kenneth “Kenny” Vaughan Jr., Debra Harper Trenchard (Todd), William Gary Vaughan (Susan) and Christopher Michael Vaughan (Lillian); three grandsons, Michael Randall Harper (Amber), Christopher Jacob Vaughan (Amanda), and Canaan James Vaughan; three great-grandchildren, London Grace Harper, Camille Ivy Harper, and Grayson Luke Vaughan.
Special thanks to the warm hearts and loving hands of Amy, Debra, and Katina. The care she received from these women was invaluable to Nancy and the entire Vaughan family.
A graveside service was held at Crestlawn Memorial Park on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be sent to the Methodist Children’s Homes, P.O. Box 66, Clinton, MS 39060 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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