Funeral services for Ricky Boyett, 65, of Grenada, were Sunday, Jan. 11, at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Oddfellows Cemetery in Grenada.
Mr. Boyett died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford.
He was born on March 6, 1955, in Shaw, Miss., and was the son of the late Thomas Dempsey Boyett and Betty Pruden Boyett.
Ricky was employed by the City of Grenada as a mechanic and also served as a minister at several area churches. He was a member Hebron Baptist Church in Grenada.
Mr. Boyett was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter April Boyett; one sister Doris Boyett, and one brother David Johnson.
He is survived by his wife Lagathia Boyett of Grenada; three daughters, Bridget Vaughn of Grenada, Sheila Boyett of Payne Springs, Texas, and Misty Armstrong of Vaiden; one son Ricky Boyett of Powell, Texas; four sisters, Tammy Kripp of Grenada, and Sandy Boyett, Jackie Boyett and Charlotte, all of Texas; five brothers, Robert Boyett of Grenada, and Tommy Boyett, Joe Boyett, J.W. Robinson, and Buddy Johnson, all of Texas; and nine grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.nfhgrenada.com.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Peggy Jean Hollis
Peggy Jean Hollis, 77, of Grenada passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Jackson.
She was born Jan. 23, 1942, in Alabama to Willie and Cora Umfress Ludolf. She was a member of Hebron Baptist. She worked for many years at Pennaco Hosiery and ADP in Grenada.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 13, at Hebron Baptist Church in Grenada with Dr. Lowell Ingram and Bro. Howard Beam officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband Bobby Clifton Hollis, two sons, Bobby Clifton “JR” Hollis (Connie) and Alfred Jackson “Jack” Hollis, of Grenada, five grandchildren, Shae Bishop, Casey Hollis, Jason Smitherman, Ryan Hollis and Corissa Smitherman; five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Beatrice McCammon of Grenada and Nellie Dougherty of Delaware, and brother Alfred Ludolf of Grenada.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Peggy Sue Smitherman and son-in-law Louis Smitherman and two sisters, Betty Lou Ludolf and Joyce Ann Ludolf.
Pallbearers were Tristan Austin, Ricky Edwards, Randy Harrell, Casey Hollis, Ryan Hollis and Jason Smitherman. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Ralston and Jerol Vaughn.
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).