Shirley Lucius Dickey, Joel Clifford Turnipseed, Lou Alice Smith, Malcolm Stewart, Robert Derrell Willis

Shirley Lucius Dickey

Mrs. Shirley Ann Lucius Dickey, 67, of Grenada, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at her residence.
She was born March 25, 1952, in Calhoun City to J.W. and Ethel Collums Lucius. She had worked for many years at Walmart in Grenada. Shirley was a devoted pastor’s wife, working alongside her husband in their church, Grenada Worship Center. She also had enjoyed singing gospel music through the years and was a member of Blood Bought and the Colony Landers. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 22, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada with the Rev. Craig Baker and the Rev. William Harmon officiating. Interment was in the Grenada Memorial Garden.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years Bobby Dickey; one daughter Veronica McCullar (Alan) of Coffeeville; one son Jerry Dickey (Janet) of Grenada; one brother Jerry Lucius of Grenada; five grandchildren, Dustin Dickey, Megan Laiche, Baker Blake, Anna McCullar and Aubrey Claire Dickey; three great-grandchildren, Carson Laiche, Adely Laiche and Braileigh Dickey.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Pallbearers were Baker Blake, Dustin Dickey, Dwayne Franklin, Jacob Laiche, Jerremy Lucius and John Lucius.
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Arrangements were to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Joel Clifford Turnipseed

Joel Clifford Turnipseed, 83, of Grenada went to his eternal home to be with his Lord on Jan. 19, 2020, at his home, surrounded by family.
He leaves behind his wife of 56 years Mary Ruth Perry Turnipseed; his daughter Lisa Proctor of Bartlett, Tenn., and his grandchildren, Blake and Kayla Proctor. He is also survived by his brothers, Marvin (Frances) Turnipseed, Willmar, Minn.; Rodney (Helin) Turnipseed of Dallas, Texas; Alton (Betty) Turnipseed of Carrollton; his sister-in-law Betty Turnipseed of Grenada, and several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Joel was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Jefferson and graduated from J.Z. George in 1954. He attended Holmes Junior College, then moved to Indiana in 1956. He worked for Ford Stamping Plant Chicago Heights for 42 years as a welder repairman. Upon retirement in 1998, he and Mary Ruth moved back to their hometown Grenada.  He was an avid gardener, enjoyed watching sports and loved having his grandchildren at their house. He was known for his kindness and helping others.  Mr. Turnipseed was a member of Enon Baptist Church.
Joel was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Olin and Beatrice DeLoach Turnipseed, and his brother Charles Lake Turnipseed and his sister-in-law Kathleen Turnipseed.
Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Enon Baptist Church on Carrollton Road, Grenada. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Funeral Services will begin at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Jefferson.
Those wishing to celebrate Joel’s life, can make a donation to the American Cancer Society in his name.
Pallbearers will be Brent Turnipseed, Dale Turnipseed, Jeff Turnipseed, Chris Turnipseed, James Cullen and Jodie Adams.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Joe McDill, Jimmy Perry and Richard Perry.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).

Lou Alice Smith

Funeral services for Lou Alice Lott Smith of Grenada, formerly of Winona, were Wednesday, Jan, 22, at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel n Winona.
Mrs. Smith, 87, died Jan.  20, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Grenada. She was born in Duck Hill on Aug. 10, 1932, to Dell L. and Jennie Lou Johnson Lott. She loved her time at Grace Health and Rehab in Grenada, where she was affectionately known by everyone  as “Mrs. Lou.”
She loved her family, reading, especially her Bible, and was a great mother, grandmother, and friend. Before her time at Grace, she was a homemaker and an active member of Southside Baptist Church in Winona..
Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter Kathy Woods Bohannon of Marshall, Ark.; son James “Bubba” Smith of Winona; step-daughter, Dotty Elder of Slidell, La.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Clyde Smith; her parents; son Norman Eugene Bennett; step-daughter, Judy Smith Echols; three brothers; and three sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southside Baptist Church in Winona.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona ( was in charge of arrangements.

Malcolm Stewart

Mr. Malcolm Stewart, 76, of Kilmichael, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service.

Robert Derrell Willis

Funeral services for Robert Derrell “Poochie”  Willis of Gore Springs are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Little Rock M. B. Church with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Willis, 54, died of natural causes at his family’s home on Jan. 15, 2020. He was born on Dec. 2, 1965.  Mr. Willis enjoyed deep sea fishing, watching TV and listening to music.  He graduated with honors as an auto mechanic from Holmes Community College in Goodman. Mr. Willis worked as a supervisor for Ashley’s Furniture for 12 years.
Mr. Willis is survived by his wife Cassandra Glaspie Willis; his parents, Robert Lee and Mary Willis of Gore Springs; two daughters, Adrien Nicole Harville of Grenada and Candance Mister of Vardaman;  son Dennis Derrell Willis of Fort Knox, Ky; sister Renae Harville of Pontotoc.
Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services.  Online condolences may be made at