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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Garner-Harper Funeral Home

Monday’s obituaries

  • Odessa Childress Brite — 88, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service.
  •  William Ephraim Cresswell — 87, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at his home in Springfield, Va. Services will be held at noon Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Durant. Burial will follow in Mizpah Cemetery in Durant. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Clara Lillian Hensley — 99, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday At Anchor Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • David Jones Jr. — 67, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at his home near Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church of Oxford. Burial will follow in the Veterans Garden of the Garden of Memories located at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Margie Muller Lance — 85, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 107 Riverdale Road, in Grenada. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Carroll County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the hall. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Betty Eloise Parks — 80, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Lafayette County. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Courtney Patrick — 36, died today at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (February 3, 2014, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Lonzell Carrothers — 66, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday  in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valle. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Bettye J. Hammack — 72, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital–DeSoto in Southaven. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Mary Elizabeth Singletary Phillips — 90, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Glenda Ann Tingle — 63, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Grenada Living Center. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Garner Harper Funeral Home in Grenada. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Louise King Upchurch — 89, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be held from noon to 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. A graveside service will follow at 2 in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.

  (October 1, 2013, Page 2)

Monday-Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Whitney Anthony Blanchard Jr. — 22, died Friday, May 24, 2013, near Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Chad Caffey Griffin — 32, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his home in Paris. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday the funeral home in Water Valley.
  • John Lyle Hudson — 72, died Friday, May 24, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday at the Union Church of the Nazarene in Thaxton. Burial followed in the Old Union Cemetery adjacent to the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Jimmie Lee Moore — 63, died Monday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Cynthia Martin Taylor — 54, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon in the chapel of the Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Grenada. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery in Gore Springs. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Andrew Conner Turner — infant son of Jeremy and Tara Thoms Turner of Water Valley, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church in Water Valley. Visitation will beheld for one hour prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

  (May 28, 2013, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Lesley Jane Chambers — 31, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital in Denver. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at the Oak Hill Stables Bed and Breakfast in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at Oak Hill Stables. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Edwin Tharp “Eddie” Cofer — 66, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the First United Methodist Church in Grenada. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Grenada.

 (April 25, 2013, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Lesley Jane Chambers — 31, died Thursday in Denver. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Q.T. Tallie — 50, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Cecil Vickery — 63, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Grenada Lake Medical Center. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Garner Harper Funeral Home in Coffeeville.

 (April 23, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Jack Yvonne Bailey — 76, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at NWMRMC in Clarksdale. Services were held Sunday at Kimbro Funeral home in Marks. Burial followed at the Crowder Cemetery.
  • Leona Barlow Brown — 90, died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Tula Cemetery in Tula. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Marjorie Dale Payne Clay — 75, died Wednesday, may 9, 2012, at her home. Services were held this morning at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. A graveside service will be held at 4 this afternoon at the Guilde Cemetery in Rankin County. Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Coffeeville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Thomas Henry Freeland III — 82, died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church of Oxford. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 this evening at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Eddie Gene McGlorn — 60, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Union Hill M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • William Earl Sheffield — 48, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Water Valley City Auditorium in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Bayson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bayson Chapel on Highway 32 in Water Valley. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford  is in charge of arrangements.

  (May 14, 2012, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Ronald Edwin Cooper — 64, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in his home in Oxford. A private burial service will be conducted Wednesday at the Garden of Memories at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • John Claude Willis — 67, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at his residence in Coffeeville. Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will follow at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Bruce. Visitation will be held for 30 minutes prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (August 9, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Howard M. Bishop — 80,  of Stevensville, Md., died in Annapolis on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Lasting Tributes Cremation and Funeral Care P.A. in Annapolis. A memorial gathering will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to services.  A memorial service and burial will be held in Oxford at a future date.
  • George Edwin Denley — 95, died Thursday, March 17, 2011. Services were held Sunday at the First Baptist Church Coffeeville with the Rev. Truman Scarborough and the Rev. Donnie Stewart officiating. Burial followed in the Coffeeville Cemetery. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Coffeeville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Guinn Leroy “G. L.” Tatum — died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at his residence. Services were held Sunday at the Union West Baptist Church, with Bro. Billy Childs officiating. Burial followed in Orwood Cemetery. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • Dorothy Ann Tidwell — 68, died Friday, March 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. David Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Janie Lee McCullar Toole — 97, died Friday, March 18, 2011, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center. Services were held Sunday at the Oakland Methodist Church, with the Rev. Clay Baker and the Rev. Martin Case officiating. Burial followed at Enid Oak Hill Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Tracie Lynn Edwards Webb — 50, died Saturday March 19, 2011, at Graceland Nursing Home in Oxford. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. There will be no visitation prior to services. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.

 (March 21, 2011, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Joe Parker Hollingsworth — 79, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at his home in Albuquerque. Services were held Jan. 29 at St. Mark’s on-the-mesa Episcopal Church. Daniels Family Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
  • Walter Earl McClellan — 74, of Coffeeville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held Sunday at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial followed at Coffeeville Cemetery.
  • Helen Vaughn Purser — 79, died on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services were held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Owens Cemetery in Abbeville.
  • Tommie L. Shelby — 69, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tallatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association building. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the East Providence M.B. Church. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Joseph Evans Woodward Jr. — died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Apostles Episcopal Church on Wolf River Boulevard. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at Memphis Funeral Home.
  • Gabriel Norris Wright — newborn son of Victoria Renee Jones and Norris Ray Wright Jr., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park.

 (February 7, 2011, Page 2A)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Joe Parker Hollingsworth — 79, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at his home in Albuquerque. Services were held Jan. 29 at St. Mark’s on-the-mesa Episcopal Church. Daniels Family Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. For local information, contact Waller Funeral Home of Oxford at 234-7971.
  • Walter Earl McClellan — 74, of Coffeeville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada with Rev. James Edwards officiating.  Burial will follow at Coffeeville Cemetery.
  • Helen Vaughn Purser — 79, died on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home, with Bro. Ken Izzard officiating. Burial will follow in the Owens Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held on from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Gabriel Norris Wright — newborn son of Victoria Renee Jones and Norris Ray Wright Jr., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park, with the Rev. Douglas Tutor officiating.

 (February 6, 2011)

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