Area Obituaries

Robert Earl Clanton

Robert Earl Clanton CALHOUN CITY – Robert Earl Clanton, 79, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2019, at his home in Oxford after a brief illness. He was born on Nov. 1, 1939, in Webster County to the late Herman and Winnie Woods Clanton. He was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Webster County…

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Philip Alldread, Gerald Dee Blue, Bobby Wayne Hood

Philip Alldread Mr. Philip Alldread, 70, of Duck Hill, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Daphne, Ala. He was born Jan. 5, 1949, in Montgomery County to Benjamin Franklin and Lucille Bennett Alldread. Mr. Alldread had worked for many years as a machine operator at Heatcraft in Grenada. He also had retired after a…

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Juanita Willis Barnes, Edward Doyle Jones, George Milton Slocum

Juanita Willis Barnes Funeral services for Juanita “Nita” Willis Barnes of Durant, a native of Grenada, are Wednesday, May 1, at 11 a.m. at Washington Street Church of Christ with burial in Haven Rest Cemetery. Mrs. Barnes, 70, died of natural causes at Durant Nursing Home on April 24, 2019. She was born on April…

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Vincent Charles Brown, Mary Katherine Bugg, Harris Randall ‘Boots’ Dunn, Roy Lee ‘R.L.’ Dixon, James Paxton Lowrimore, Ruby Frances Voyles Martin, Ruth Lee McMillian, Mary ‘Maypop’ Starks, Sheila Woodall, Lois Spratlin Young

Vincent Charles Brown Vincent Charles Brown, 53, died Sunday, April 21, 2019, at his home in Charleston. Mr. Brown was born on Oct. 4, 1965, in Charleston to Wilson Booker and Sadie Brown. He was a floor tech at Tallahatchie General Hospital. Funeral services are Saturday, April 27, at 1 p.m. at Abundant Harvest Church…

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Harris Randall ‘Boots’ Dunn

Harris Randall ‘Boots’ Dunn Funeral services for Harris Randall “Boots“ Dunn, 66, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 25, at Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens. Visitation is Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home. Boots died Monday, April 22, 2019, at UMMC…

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James A. Baker, Jimmy Lee Brown, John Bernard Daly, Ruby Martin

James A. Baker Mr. James Atkinson “Jim” Baker, 74, of Grenada, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada. He was born Nov. 6, 1944, in Austin, Texas, to James Edward and Dorothy Atkinson Baker. “Baker,” as he was known by his friends, was a graduate of the University…

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Donald Robert Brister

Donald Robert Brister Funeral services for Donald Robert Brister, 72, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Grenada Church of God. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Visitation was Monday at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada. Mr. Brister died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at UMMC-Grenada. He was born…

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