Area Obituaries

Helen Hamilton, James Earl Turner

Helen Hamilton Funeral services for Helen Hamilton, age 73, of Carrollton, are at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Carrollton. Mrs. Hamilton died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home. Helen was a former teacher’s assistant at Lockard Elementary School…

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Alberta Benson, Robert Wayne ‘Bob’ Hood, Sherry R. Jones, Angela Richardson Keel, Glenda Nielsen Milam, Irene ‘MaMa’ Wilson

Alberta Benson Alberta Benson was born on March 15, 1939, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Lell (Ollie) Exson in Oakland. To her family, she was a faithful wife, devoted mother, loving sister, and an affectionate grandmother. She was a pleasant, kind, and compassionate person who was known for her fluffy cornbread. She was affectionately…

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Glenda Nielsen Milan

Glenda Nielsen Milam Funeral services for Glenda Nielsen Milam, 75, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Visitation is Wednesday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home. Glenda died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018,…

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Minnie Faye Cook, Rudelle Elizabeth Duck, Bob Hood, Melvin Toole

Minnie Faye Cook Mrs. Minnie Faye Williams Cook, 78, of Gore Springs, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Bruce Community Living Center. She was born April 1, 1940, to George Marshall and Myrtle Tunberg Williams. She was a devoted homemaker and had previously worked as a beautician and at Pennaco Hosiery. Mrs. Cook enjoyed…

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Deanna Collins Kirk, Elbert ‘Butch’ McNutt Jr.

Deanna Collins Kirk Funeral services for Deanna Collins Kirk of Winona were Monday, October 29, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona with burial following in Duck Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Kirk, 79, died at Providence Personal Care Home in Grenada on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. She was born in Winona on Feb. 26, 1939,…

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Grace ‘Cathy’ Austin, Betty Gibson Bovee, Carl W. Clark Jr., Melvin L. Boyd, Leler Mae Cox, Jerome ‘JJ’ James, LTC Mary Ann Ngofa-Jones, Warner C. Kennington, Bobby W. Lyons, Olga H. Shiver, Cynthia Bailey Tubbs

Grace ‘Cathy’ Austin Grace Catherine “Cathy” Austin, 60, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. at her residence. She was born Nov. 9, 1957, to C.E. and Florence Adams Milam. She had spent most of her working life in retail management. A memorial service was held Thursday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with…

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Aaron Butler, Terry Lynn McClellan

Aaron Butler Funeral services for Aaron Butler of Grenada were Saturday at Greater Pleasant Grove M. B. Church with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Mr. Butler, 56, died on Oct. 12, 2018. He was born on Feb. 17, 1962. Mr. Butler is survived by his mother Wardeen Butler; five sisters, Sheila Jackson of Grenada, Denise…

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Cheryl Jean (Logan) Harville

Cheryl Jean (Logan) Harville Mrs. Cheryl Jean (Logan) Harville passed from this life peacefully to her heavenly home surrounded and embraced by her family on Oct. 16, 2018.  She will be forever missed. Cheryl was truly a fighter. Having defeated childhood cancer, she proudly displayed the ingrained work ethic, honesty, and integrity instilled in her…

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