James Elmer Calder
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 28, at Calvary Baptist Church near Coffeeville with interment following in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Alex Bray, Kevin Bray, Ronnie Bray, Adam Brinson, Landon Brinson and Bobby Martin. Honorary Pallbearers will be Emmitt Brown, Richard Carpenter, Ben Liles and Toy Neal. McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Ann Liles Calder; four daughters, Carol Halderman (Johnny), Linda Caldwell (Jerry) and Kaye Orton, all of Coffeeville and Connie Brinson (Greg) of Brookhaven; nine grandchildren, Bobby Martin (Brandi), Kevin Bray, Alex Bray (Jasmine), Ashley Castello (Walker), Kayti Caldwell, Adam Brinson (Misty), Landon Brinson, Olivia Barnes (Devin) and Maggie Orton; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Charlie and Glen Calder.
Richard Taylor Campbell
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville with Rev. Craig Baker and Rev. Truman Scarborough officiating. Interment will follow in the Coffeeville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada and one hour prior to the service Thursday at First Baptist Church – Coffeeville.
Survivors include his parents, Troy and Kristy Campbell of Coffeeville; four brothers, Josh Campbell, Blayne Baker, Payton Campbell and Bryant Campbell, all of Coffeeville; one sister, Krystle Harris of Grenada; and his aunts, Annice Kyle, Sheila Pinnix and Kim Ayers.
Billy Raymond Harrison
Born June 1, 1937, in Greenville, he was a son of the late John and Margaret Langford Harrison. Billy received an art degree from Mississippi College and spent his career as a graphic artist and art director. He was a member of the U.S. Chess Federation and enjoyed painting, fishing, sports, and woodworking. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
The family had a private visitation, prior to the service on Saturday, August 25, in Seven Oaks Funeral Home at Water Valley. A 2:30 p.m. graveside service followed in Oak Hill Cemetery, also in Water Valley.
Billy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Norma Bennett Harrison of Corinth (formerly of Water Valley); two sons, Bennett R. Harrison (Lita) of Newark, Calif. and Patrick T. Harrison (Debbie) of Batehaven, New South Wales, Australia; a sister, Betty Brown of Houston; a brother, Don Harrison (Susan) of Memphis; one grandson, Gabriel Harrison of Newark, Calif.; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Hart of Corinth.
Willie Lee Hervey
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Rodney and Anthony, his aunt and uncle who raised him, Hattie and Ceasar Phillips; eight Phillips brothers, Jimmie, Fred, Lloyd, Alfred, Deroy, Lenzy, Cecil, and Odell; and two Phillips sisters, Mary and Christine and their husbands, Jerome Johnson and Rochester Haywood; and grandparents, Bulah Moss, Evan and Zula Hervey.
Survivors include sons, Willie Darren (Sheryl) Dotson, Corey Hervey and Rev. Shannon S. Euring, Sr. (Monica Avalos); daughters, Litasha Banks and Lolita “Elena” Holiday; grandchildren, Darren Dotson, Delon Kirkman, and Porsche Hardy, Brittney Britton, X’xavier Miller, Sr., YaShica Blackman, and Shanice Dotson, Raquel Avalos Euring and Shannon S. Euring, Jr., Eshanti Deshanti and Emani Banks; and six great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Phillips (Ora Lee) and James Phillips (Mary); sisters, Rosie Nell Moore and Lillie Polk; step-brother, Earl Daniel (Dena); sisters-in-law, Luella Phillips, Hazel Philips, Christine Williams; and a great aunt, Georgia Ann White.
The funeral service was held Saturday, August 18, in AA Rayner & Sons Funeral Home, Chicago, with Pastor Todd Fletcher officiating.
William Cooper Lipscomb
WATER VALLEY—William Cooper Lipscomb of Water Valley age 85, died August 24, 2018, in Baptist Memorial Hospital at Oxford.
Born June 6, 1933, in Water Valley, he was a son of the late Corrie Mae Pass and Clifton Lipscomb. Mr. Lipscomb served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and years later re-enlisted and served during the Vietnam War. He was employed for many years as an inspector with Coors Canning in Golden, Colorado. William enjoyed watching western movies and was a fan of the Denver Broncos. He especially enjoyed spending time with Tommy and with his grandchildren. William was a Mason and a member of First Baptist Church. The family will hold a memorial service at a later time.
He is survived by four daughters, Barbara Durdin (Ron) of Water Valley, Donna Lund (Brian) of Denver Colorado, Zandra Goolsby of Byhalia, and Cynthia Lipscomb of Water Valley; two sons, James Lipscomb (Sue) of Orlando, Fla. and Thomas Lipscomb of Water Valley; two sisters, Nanette Ware and Ann Sitter; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Lipscomb; a son, Thomas Bueno; two brothers, James Lipscomb and Allen Lipscomb; and a grandson, John William Miles.
Willie Walker Owens
Born July 15, 1930, in Water Valley, he was a son of the late Fred Owens and Annie Coward Owens. Willie worked for the Water Valley Coca-Cola Bottling Plant before its closure, and then continued his career at Blu Buck Mercantile, and in recent years at Sartain’s Home and Auto. Willie enjoyed watching his favorite comedies on television, and was a dedicated baseball fan. He was a member of the Martin Street Church of Christ in Water Valley.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, August 28, at noon in the Martin Street Church of Christ with Rev. Dexter Ross officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, James Owens of Water Valley and Bobby Owens of California; three sisters, Margaret Johnson, Annie Bell Owens, and Gertrude Owens, all of Water Valley; and one brother, Russell Owens of Chicago.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Claudie Mae Jones, Ethel Oliver, and Ella Mae Owens; and four brothers, Freddie Harris, George Owens, Robert Owens, and Leslie Owens.