Obituaries

Erna Lee Williams

Funeral services for Mrs. Erna Lee Williams of Poplar Creek will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the Bethany Church of God Cemetery near Poplar Creek.  Dr. Duran Palmertree and Rev. Phillip Cook will officiate the services.

Jeff Owen January

Jeff Owen January, 57, of Vaiden died in an automobile accident in Carroll County on Thursday, August 17.  He was born in Arkansas on December 27, 1959, to Jay Owen and Evelyn Sue Hammons January.  He was a mechanic for Thyssen Krupp Elevator.  Mr.

Mary Moore Sullivan

Mrs. Mary Moore Sullivan Avant, 73, of the Teoc Community of Carroll County passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at her residence.

She was born August 21, 1943, in Oklahoma to Rodney and Evelyn Herbert Moore.  She was a retired factory worker and a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

James Allen Scallion

Funeral services for Mr. James Allen Scallion of Kilmichael were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, at Hebron Baptist Church near Poplar Creek, with burial following in the church cemetery.  Rev. Randy Dees and Rev. Bobby Palmertree officiated the services.

Ethel Fay Goodwin Woodall

Ethel Fay Goodwin Woodall, 72, of Sidon died Friday, August 11 at Golden Age Nursing Home. Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Abundant Life Pentecostal Church of God located at 1606 Leflore Avenue in Greenwood. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until service time at the church. Rev. Larry Shackelford and Rev.

James Michael Johnson

Funeral services for James Michael Johnson of Winona will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.  Rev. Grady Bailey and Rev. Patty Hardacre will officiate the services. 

Josephine Mullen Bell

Mrs. Josephine Mullen Bell, 88, of Grenada passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Providence Assisted Living.  She was born July 19, 1929, in Tallahatchie County to J.E. and Lillie Mae Lance Mullen.  She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Grenada and worked for many years in the Townes, Townes and Hunt Clinic in Grenada. 

Lloyd “Buddy” Wiggins

Lloyd “Buddy” Wiggins, 69, of Carrollton died Friday, August 4, 2017, at his residence. Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m.  Monday, August 7, 2017, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery in Carroll County. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.  Monday, August 7, 2017, at Williams and Lord Funeral Home.  Rev.

Nerissa Robinson

Funeral services for Nerissa Robinson of Grenada, formerly of Winona, were held on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lizzie Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. Riley Forrest officiating.

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