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Obituaries 3/24/2022

Trena Lucille Boyd

PARIS – Mrs. Trena Lucille Boyd, 74, died Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi.

The funeral will be Wednesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Delay Baptist Church with Reverend Blaine Davis officiating. Visitation was held on Tuesday, March 22, at Waller Funeral Home and again prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Delay Cemetery.

Mrs. Boyd was born on November 28, 1947, in Blytheville, Ark. to the late John Dale and Janie Landrum. She was a longtime employee of Wal-Mart and a faithful member of Delay Baptist Church. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed going to flea markets and antiquing. The friendships she made through her involvement with the Paris Quilting Club were an important part of her life. Her family and friends would often talk about her wonderful southern-style cooking, and she enjoyed getting everyone together as often as she could. Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronnie and Johnny Landrum; and a sister, Donna Page.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by her husband of 57 years, Mike Boyd of Paris; a daughter, Johnnie Michelle Leggio of Baton Rouge, La.; a son, Jeffery Boyd of Water Valley; a sister, Ann George of Clinton, Mo.; four grandchildren, Shelby Nicole Thomas, Scott Bearden, Katherin Gill and John Michael Leggio; and three great grandchildren, Jace Leggio, Ethan Gill and Hank Thomas.

Expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Mrs. Boyd’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at or Delay Baptist Church, 1171 Hwy 334, Oxford, MS 38655.

Maggie Kirk Green

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – “Well done, good and faithful servant,” Maggie “Lou” Kirk Green went to be with our Lord and Savior and her beloved husband, Thomas “Tom” Green, on March 15, 2022.   She was married to her husband Tom, for 63 years, who she loved with all of her heart.  Lou was born in Gibson County Tenn. on August 24, 1935, to Fred Lee Kirk and Pearl Holder Kirk.

Lou was a founding and active member of Watson Baptist Church.  She was a devoted Christian.  Lou loved seeing and attending her Sunday school group and being involved in church activities throughout her years. Lou loved to sew, cook, work in her garden (flowers and vegetables), bake, and Christmas.  One of her joys in life was gifting homegrown tomatoes, jams, and preserves to family and friends.   She loved being outdoors and traveling the world to see new places. Throughout her time, she traveled to Europe, Canada, and many places in America, but the Smokey Mountains were always her favorite.  Lou lived in six different states during her lifetime, but she has called Denham Springs home since 1974.

Lou loved her hobbies, but she was passionate about her family and loved them even harder. She is survived by Ann Harris (Marshall), Tina Anderson (Troy), Fay Reitz (Mike), and Beth Milligan (Randy); her grandchildren John Thomas (JT) Robinson (Meghan), Michael Reitz (McKenzie), Brock Robinson (Lara), Meghan Mayer (Jordan), Paige Erwin (Tony), Curt Fremin (Amanda), Alyse Fremin, Glen Anderson (Lindsay), and Russell Anderson; great-grandchildren Júlie Robinson, Annagrace Fremin, Bradley Whitlow, Curtis Fremin IV, Cain Fremin, Beau Mayer, Blane Mayer, Ryleigh Mayer, Owen Anderson, and Hanna Anderson.  Lou is preceded in death by her husband, Tom Green, and several siblings.  She was blessed with a large loving family who she adored.

A family-only visitation was held at Brandon Thompson Funeral Home. A public graveside service was held Saturday, March 19 at Evergreen.  Lou was escorted to her final resting place by her beloved grandsons.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Watson Baptist Church, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and/or Our Lady of Lake Children’s Hospital.

Wayne Hodo

COFFEEVILLE – Mr. Wayne Hodo OF Coffeeville, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. He was 53.  Wayne was born November 8, 1968 in Greenville to Thomas Clyde and Sybil Louise Pierce Hodo.  A skilled welder, he spent most of his 38-year welding career working at Harrell’s Metal Works in Grenada.  When he wasn’t working, he took advantage of being outdoors to enjoy hunting, fishing and camping.  His loving and kind presence will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Memorial service plans are private. McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Hodo; his mother, Sybil Louise Hodo of Coffeeville; one daughter, Mercedes Crocker of Gore Springs; two sons, Kyle Smith (Johnna) of Hendersonville, Tenn. and Jason Trammell, Jr. of Coffeeville; one sister, Rose Marie Miramontes (Sam) of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, John Hodo (Becky) and Randy Hodo (Christina), all of Coffeeville; and six grandchildren, Wyatt, Waylon, Jonas, River, Jersey and Waylon. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Billy Hodo.

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