Area Obituaries

Marianne Paula Felker, Doris Roark Furniss, Danny Ray Hill, Ralph T. Johnson, Charles C. Smith, Jack Speir, Brenda Melton Wise, Mary Loerker Worley

Marianne Paula Felker Funeral services for Marianne Paula Felker, 89, of Grenada, are at 11 a.m., Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada. Burial will follow in the Duck Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Mrs. Felker died Aug. 11, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical…

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Johnny Eligha Deaton, Faye Foster Lott, Morine Chaney Odom

Johnny Eligha Deaton Johnny Eligha Deaton died Aug. 4, 2018, at Tallahatchie Extended Care Facility in Charleston. Mr. Deaton was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Teasdale to the late Eligha Monroe Deaton and Dovie Lee Hollingsworth Deaton. He worked for FedEx for 12 years as a maintenance technician.  Mr. Deaton enjoyed being a “salvage hunter,”…

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Johnny Eligha Deaton

Johnny Eligha Deaton Johnny Eligha Deaton died Aug. 4, 2018, at Tallahatchie Extended Care Facility in Charleston. Mr. Deaton was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Teasdale to the late Eligha Monroe Deaton and Dovie Lee Hollingsworth Deaton. He worked for FedEx for 12 years as a maintenance technician. Mr. Deaton enjoyed being a “salvage hunter,”…

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Willie L. Carvan, Helen Parker Daves, Sherrie Annette Floyd

Willie L. Carvan Willie L. Carvan, 82, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of North Miss. in Oxford. Funeral services were Sunday at the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville.Interment was in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Carvan was born on April 17, 1936, to the late Ava Lillian…

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Duane Byron Ayers, Yevorne Bridges, Billy Busby, Sherrie Annette Floyd, William D. Johnson, Don L. Lane, Ruth Fynwever LeClair, James W. Melton Jr., Rubin McMillon, Norris Donnell Washington

Duane Byron Ayers Mr. Duane Byron Ayers Jr., 82, of Holcomb, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1936, in Tunkhannock, Penn., to Duane Byron and Thelma L. Garey Ayers. Mr. Ayers spent most of his working life in construction and was a member of the Lighthouse Church…

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Duane Ayers, Erma Fogarty, Mary Allene Hentz, Joncy L. Muselwhite

Duane Ayers Mr. Duane Ayers, 82, of Holcomb, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada. Erma Fogarty Erma Fogarty, 89, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Grenada Living Center. She was born Oct. 31, 1928, in…

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Jessie Larry Dunn

Jessie Larry Dunn Jessie Larry Dunn, 64, of Coffeeville, died July 19, 2018, at Baptist Hospital North in Oxford after a battle with cancer. A memorial service is planned Friday, July 27, at 2 p.m. at the Turkey Creek Baptist Church. His parents, Jessie Lee Dunn Jr. and Mae Bell McCammon Fisk preceeded him in…

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Billy Joe (B.J.) Bonner Jr.

Billy (B.J.) Bonner Jr. Billy “B.J.” Bonner Jr., was born in Grenada on Nov. 13, 1990, at Grenada Lake Medical Center. He died on July 19, 2018, in Grenada. Services will be held at First Apostolic Church, 561 Futheyville Road, Grenada, on Wednesday, July 25. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. with celebration of life…

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