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Obituaries for January 30, 20001

John M. Boyd

John Mason Boyd, 89, of Grenada, died Thursday at the Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Boyd was retired from his businesses, the Boyd Construction Company and Boyd Oil Company. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, he was associated with many professional and civic organizations, including the Rotary Club, Ole Miss Alumni, Life Member of SAE Fraternity, and President of Mississippi Roadbuilders Association. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church.

The funeral was held Saturday at the Garner-Harper Chapel, with Brother Jack Smith and Father Greg Proctor officiating.

Visitation was at the Garner Harper Funeral Home, and burial was at the Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mr. Boyd was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Elizabeth Boyd and his daughter, Judy Boyd Grantham. He is survived by two grandchildren, Jennifer Grantham Blair, of Grenada, and Leland Grantham, of Oxford; and two great-grandchildren, Mason Blair and Anna Bradlie Blair, both of Grenada.

Memorials may be sent to the Grenada Jr. Auxiliary, P.O. Box 782, Grenada, MS, 38902-0782; and the First United Methodist Church, at 161 S. Line Street, Grenada, MS, 38901.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

James A. Dees

WINONA - James Arthur Dees, 70, died Friday at G.V. 'Sonny' Montgomery Veterans Administration Hospital in Jackson.

Mr. Dees was a retired shipping department supervisor for Screw Conveyor Corp in Winona. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, president of the Winona Lions Club and served on the Industrial Board of the Montgomery County Economic Development Partnership.

Mr. Dees was also a United States Korean War Army veteran.

The funeral was at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Revs. John L. Walker, David Bishop and Dan Beardain officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery in Kilmichael.

Mr. Dees is survived by his wife, Jo Ann B. Dees of Winona; a son, Terry Dees of Winona; a daughter, Pammie Dees of Winona; a sister, Marjorie A. Green of Winona; two grandchildren, Alyssa Avant of Carrollton and Kirby Dees of Winona; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorials may be sent to Mid South Sight and Hearing Service in Memphis, Tenn. or Mississippi Lions White Cane.

Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bethel S. Dilmore

BATESVILLE - Bethel Still Dilmore, 85, died Friday at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Mrs. Dilmore was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Don Lewis, Barry Male and Martin Case officiating. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery.

Mrs. Dilmore was the widow of Walter E. Dilmore.

She is survived by two daughters, Sarah D. Austin and Dottie D. Overton, both of Batesville; two brothers, Jadie F. Still Jr. of Sardis and Cecil F. Still of Batesville; a sister, Betty S. Glenn of Batesville; four grandchildren, Billy A. Beard of Sardis, Kim A. Pointer, Charles D. Overton, both of Batesville and Mona O. Couey of Jackson; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church.

Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards, of Grenada, died today at his residence.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kathryn T. Evans

WINONA - Kathryn Tillman Evans, 81, died Thursday at her daughter's home in Germantown, Tenn.

Mrs. Evans was a antique dealer and election commissioner for Montgomery County for 20 years. She was a member of Moore Memorial United Methodist Church for more than 60 years, member of the Mildred Fondren Sunday school class and the United Methodist Women and served on the Administrative Board.

Mrs. Evans was member of AARP and the Republican Women. She was also a graduate o Durant High School, attended Copiah Lincoln Community College and Mississippi State University.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Moore Memorial Methodist Church with the Revs. Gladwin

Clark and Randy Owen officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by a brother, Harold E. 'Tilly' Tillman.

She is survived by a son, Harmon S. Evans of Destin, Fla.; three daughters, Rebecca E. Watson of Boliver, Mo., Rachel E. Hughes of Clarksdale, and Tiny B. Nelson of Germantown, Tenn.; a brother, Harmon E. Tillman Jr. of Winona; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great great-grandchild.

Memorials may be sent to American Cancer Society or Moore Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 467, Winona, Miss. 38967.

Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Kenyada Jackson

Kenyada Jackson, 7, died Saturday at Tyler Holmes Memorials Hospital in Winona.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Catherine F. Jenson

SARASOTA, Fla. - Catherine Fowler Jenson, 76, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Minneapolis, Minn., a native of Memphis, Tenn. died January 20 in Venice, Fla.

Mrs. Jenson was a retired accountant with Northwest Airlines in Minneapolis, Mo. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Venice and a graduate o Delta State College.

The funeral will be on Sunday at Red Hill Church of Christ in Duck Hill.

Mrs. Jenson is survived by her husband, Larry Jenson of Venice, Fla.; two sons, Dr. Ronald Craig of Washington, Ind. and Randal Lawrence of Venice, Fla.; a daughter, Melissa K. Jenson-Keyso o Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Bidwell Fowler of Greenwood; two sisters, Helen Gordon of Duck Hill and Frankie Marter o Grenada; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Memorials may be sent to Church of Christ Venice-Ghana Missions, 4301 SR 776, Venice, Fla. 34293, or Hospice of SW Fla., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Fla. 34238.

National Cremation Society is in charge of arrangements.

Quinton Lindsey

GREENWOOD - Quinton Lindsey, 82, of Jackson, formerly of Sidon and Washington, D.C., died Thursday at Sonny Montgomery Veterans Hospital in Jackson.

Mr. Lindsey retired from the military in 1968. He entered CCC in 1940, the United States Army in 1940 and served overseas in World War II and the Korean War.

Mr. Lindsey was of the Baptist faith.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Itta Bena Cemetery with Chaplain G. Lawrence Perkins officiating.

Mr. Lindsey was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

He is survived by a brother, Prentiss Lindsey o Memphis, Tenn.; and a number of nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were James Worbington, Buddy Lindsey, Tharidy Wiggins Jr., John Logan, Buddy McCullough, Alton Laster and Marion Myers.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Julia K. McLemore

WINONA - Julia Katherine McLemore, 85, of Baton Rouge, La., formerly of Winona, died Wednesday at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Baton Rouge, La.

Mrs. McLemore was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Jesus of Latter Day Saints in Baker, La.

The funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Francom officiating. Burial was in Winona Garden of Memory.

Mrs. McLemore was the widow of Frank Richard McLemore.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas G. McLemore of Baton Rouge, La., Frank R. McLemore of Ft. Worth, Texas and James A. McLemore of Sneedville, Tenn.; two daughters, Mary Lee Stimpel of Redding, Calif. and Alice F. Mire of Baker, La.; three sisters, Cora E. Johnson, Lura M. Craft, both of Winona and Frances E. Bahrke of Arlington, Texas; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Willie M. Morgan

GREENWOOD - Willie Mack Morgan, 75, of Jackson, formerly of Leflore County, a native of Bolivar County, died Saturday at Mississippi Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson.

Mr. Morgan was a retired farmer. He was a member of Lynn Baptist Church and was a United States World War II Army veteran.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Cemetery in Winona with the Rev. Preston Kelly officiating.

Mr. Morgan is survived by three daughters, Shirlene Bramlett of Greenwood, Maxine Moore of Money and Jeanette Bankston of Greenwood; a stepson, James Eades Jr. of Jackson; a stepdaughter, Mary Wright of Brandon; a sister, Rena Mae Downs of Winona; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Ray Fillyaw, Buddy Fillyaw, James Ray Vest, Allen Fox, Bryan Rayburn, Rothel Jernigan and Ronald Moore.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Eula M. Wrenn

CHARLESTON - Eula Mae Tribble Little Wrenn, 88, died Friday at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland.

Mrs. Wrenn was a former schoolteacher at Murphreesboro and licensed practical nurse. She was a member of Charleston First Presbyterian Church, Home Demonstration Club, and Order of the Eastern Star.

The funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday at Charleston First Presbyterian Church near Charleston. Burial was in New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Mr. Wrenn was the widow of Graham G. Little and Neil B. Wrenn.

He is survived by a daughter, Martha Jean Chrestman of Cleveland; three grandchildren, Carmen McCaskill of Indianola, Christin Chrestman and Craig T. Chrestman, both of Cleveland; and two great-grandchildren, Madison McCaskill and Meredith McCaskill, both of Indianola.

Memorials may be sent to Charleston First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 413, Charleston, Miss. 38921 or Cleveland First Presbyterian Church, Highway 8 West, Cleveland, Miss. 38732.

Womble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

©The Daily Sentinel Star 2007


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