Area Obituaries

Aaron Butler, Carl Clark Jr., W.C. Cooper Jr., Frank Crockett, Mary L. Ewing, Gilbert Lee Floyd Jr., Jeremy Mitchell Orear, Charles Franklin Raulston, Richard E. Reese, David Ransom Saunders

Aaron Butler Funeral services for Aaron Butler of Grenada are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Greater Pleasant Grove M.B. Church with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Mr. Butler, 56, died Oct. 12, 2018. He was born on Feb. 17, 1962. Mr. Butler is survived by five sisters, Sheila Jackson of Grenada; Denise Butler of Ithaca,…

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Davis Turner Griffis and Ramona Roberson

Davis Turner Griffis Mr. Davis Turner Griffis, 65, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born June 30, 1953, in Grenada to Lee Jr. and Claudine Turner Griffis.  Davis had spent his life working in the family business at Griffis Oil Company, Griffis…

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Sharla Jo Collins, William Faison, Antonio Golliday; Cas Edgar Heath Jr., Otis Stephen McCain, Carl Edward McLean, Zora Lee Seals, Lynda Faye Thames, Horace Kermit Worthy

Sharla Jo Collins Mrs. Sharla Jo Collins passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. A graveside service was held Monday, Oct. 8, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Mrs. Collins was born in Rienzi, Miss., to Henry Bardie (HB) and Ruby Scarbrough and was raised in the Grenada area where…

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Ruth Brooks Moss, Billy Ray Philley, Janie Chapman Wood

Ruth Brooks Moss Mrs. Ruth Brooks Moss, 95, of Grenada, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Grenada Health and Rehabilitation Center in Grenada. She was born April 9, 1923, in Rhode Island to Harry Augustus and Gertrude Artman Brooks. Mrs. Moss was a devoted homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church where she…

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John Thomas Tedder, Flavia ‘Toots’ Peeples Waddell

John Thomas Tedder Gore Springs – John Thomas Tedder, 53, a retired pastor, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Born Aug. 22, 1965, in Vardaman, he was the son of James Thomas and Linda Tedder. He was a 1983 graduate of Grenada High School and a 2009 graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a…

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Teresa Noel Adams, Morris ‘Bookie’ Forrest, Shirley Waters Fowler, Margaret Saxton Haltom, Ralph E. Kendrick, Henry Earl McKay Jr., Steven Ricardo Knowles, Thurman Waller, Jimmy E. Wortham, Quentayveon D. Thompson

Teresa Noel Adams Teresa Noel Adams, 56, of Grenada died Sept. 13, 2018, at her home. Funeral services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at the New Life Church with burial in the Swain Chapel Cemetery in Holcomb. Visitation is Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until the…

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Dorothy Jean Taylor Worley Simpson; Elizabeth Chaney Vance

Dorothy Jean Worley Simpson Mrs. Dorothy Jean Taylor Worley Simpson, 75, of Scobey, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the Tallahatchie General Extended Care Facility in Charleston. She was born Sept. 9, 1943, in Prentiss County to Cecil Robert and Myrtle Pearl Cole Taylor. She had worked for many years in her restaurant, Dot’s…

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