Area Obituaries

Herman Meek Caldwell III

Herman Meek Caldwell III After a brief stint in Mobile, Alabama during WWII, Herman returned with his family to Batesville and became a multi-sport athlete at Batesville High School. He played on the basketball team with his brother Charlie, ran track, was the short stop on the baseball team and the quarterback in football. On…

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Dr. Jack Elia Jr., D.C.; Sara Jo Cail Little

Dr. Jack Elia Jr., D.C. Funeral services for Dr. Jack Elia Jr., D.C., of Greenwood, formerly of Winona, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, in the Oliver  Funeral Home Chapel in Winona. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona, with military honors at graveside. Visitation will be Thursday, from 1…

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Blanton Hunter Parham, Kendle Hayden Kirk

Blanton Hunter Parham Blanton Hunter Parham, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020, at his home in Oxford, surrounded by family. A graveside service was held Monday, July 20, at the Amory Masonic Cemetery in Amory with the the Rev. Eddie Rester of OUUMC officiating. Pallbearers were his beloved godsons, Bill and Rodney…

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Elizabeth Ann Beck, Frederick E. ‘Butch’ Chamberlain

Elizabeth Ann Beck March 31,1947 – July 12, 2020 — Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Beck of Jefferson passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Tupelo on Sunday, July 12, 2020. She was born in North Carrollton on March 31, 1947, and was 73 years old. She was retired from the U. S. Postal Service and was…

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L.C. Ross

L.C. Ross L.C. Ross, 88, of Holcomb, died Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 9, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.  Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens. Mr. Ross was born on June 12, 1932, and was the son of…

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Teresa Lynn Alldread; Mary Catherine Williams

Teresa Lynn Alldread Teresa Lynn Alldread, 55, of Cleveland, formerly of Grenada, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the Cleveland Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service. There will be…

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Vera Pharr Bennett, William Patterson Black, Christopher Lorenzo Collins, Archie C. Leggett, Thomas Randall Mitchell, Robbie C. Ray, William Clifford Taylor Jr., James Robert Thorne, Louise Wooten

Vera Pharr Bennett Mrs. O’Vera Pharr Smith Bennett, 96, of Meridian, passed away Monday morning, June 29, 2020. She was born in Air Mount, Miss., on June 26, 1924, to David and Myrtle Pharr and lived most of her adult life in Grenada. As a young woman she worked for the hosiery mill in Grenada,…

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O’Vera Bennett, Betty Brasher Gray, William ‘Monk’ Griffin, William Andrew Jones, Claude Ledford, Thomas Edward Stanford, Louise Trussell, Octavia Liane Westbrook

O’Vera Bennett O’Vera P. Bennett, 96, of Meridian, formerly of Grenada, died Monday, June 29, 2020, in Meridian. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn. Betty Brasher Gray Mrs. Betty Katherine Brasher Gray, 83, of Holcomb, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, at her residence. She was born June 22, 1937,…

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