Area Obituaries

Sherry Young Henry, Buradell Stringer Kittrell, James Robert Womble

Sherry Young Henry Sherry Lynn Young Henry, beloved wife of Norman Cooke Henry and treasured twin sister of Terry Wynn Young Meek, passed from this life on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at her home in Grenada. Sherry was born on Oct. 12, 1948, in Morgan City, La., to James Newsom Young and Grace Johnson Young.…

Read More

Willie Baker, Alice Johnson, Martha P. Lance, Barbara Sue Magee, Cecil Melton, Johnnie Mae Poole, Donald D. Skelton, Norman Curtis Swims, Ophal Bew Tedford, Bobby Ray Thomas, Granville C. Vaughan Jr., Esma Williamson

Willie Baker Funeral services for Willie Baker of Water Valley are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Grove M. B. Church with burial in Sanders Chapel M.B. Church cemetery. Mr. Baker, 87, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford on Feb. 9, 2020. He was born on April 23, 1932. Mr. Baker worked for the…

Read More

Faye Fisk Smart, Ronald Stewart Vaughan

Faye Fisk Smart Mrs. Faye Fisk Smart, 73, of Grenada, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at her residence. She was born Aug. 7, 1946, in Coffeeville. Faye had retired after working 26 years at Heatcraft in Grenada. She was a faithful member of Hardy Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday school…

Read More

Gladys Carpenter Chamblee, Bobbie Mitchell Williams

Gladys Carpenter Chamblee Gladys Carpenter Chamblee, 83, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Grenada. She was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Tallahatchie County to Homer and Nora Moorman Carpenter. Mrs. Chamblee worked at Pennaco Hosiery Mill and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. Funeral services will be held at…

Read More

Derrick Cain, Wilber Kenneth McLendon

Derrick Cain Funeral services for Derrick C. “D” Cain of Grenada, native of New Orleans, are Saturday at noon at Greater Pleasant Grove M.B. Church with burial in Pine Hill Cemetery. Mr. Cain, 46, died of chronic respiratory failure at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham on Jan.14, 2020. He was born on…

Read More

Ricky Boyett, Peggy Jean Hollis

Ricky Boyett 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…

Read More