Hernando Funeral Home Ebituaries

Betty Johnson Blue

HERNANDO

Betty Johnson Blue, 76, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at Hernando Funeral Home. Survivors include her husband Johnny Blue, daughter Jennifer Borden (Chuck), son Barry Blue (Cindy), grandchildren Taylor Blue, Alexandra Borden, Lilly Borden, brother Stevie Johnson (Rita), all of Hernando, sisters Mildred Schneider (Charles) of Paducah, KY and Patricia Neal (Carlton) of Independence. She was preceded in death by her parents Joe Allen and Louise Johnson and brothers Michael Johnson and David Johnson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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William Russell "Russ" Brown

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William Russell "Russ" Brown, 54, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Memphis Memorial Gardens. Survivors include his wife Brenda Darby Brown of Hernando, Parents Bill and Nancy Brown of Hernando, stepson Tony Wilroy (Crystal) of Hernando, sister Lisa Geeslin of Denver, CO, brother Jeff Brown (Angie) of Denver, grandchildren Alice and Averie Wilroy.

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Kenneth W. Martin

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Kenneth W. Martin, 73, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at his home in Eudora after an extended illness. He was retired from DuPont, Vice President of Eudora Utilities Association and was President of Eudora Fire Department for many years. A U.S. Army Sergeant with Big Red One Infantry in Vietnam, he received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Friday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Goodrum Cemetery. Survivors include his wife Betty Lou Martin of Eudora, daughters LaDonna Faulkner (Kent) of Eudora and Christy McNeamer (Jason) of Southaven, sons Chris Joyner (Elizabeth) of Bartlett and Kevin Martin (Anne) of Eudora, brothers Johnie Martin (Joan) of Bartlett and Bobby Martin (Sandra) of Eads, 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren.

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Jimmy Yewell

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Jimmy Yewell, 70, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at his home in Eudora. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Goodrum Cemetery. Survivors include his wife Rita Yewell of Eudora, daughter Sandra Wahlquist (Kenneth) of Horn Lake, son Bobby Yewell (Brandy) of Horn Lake, stepsons Keith Harrell of Champaign, IL and Kenneth Harrell (Dawn) of New York, brother Charles Yewell (Tamara) of Gallatin, TN, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren.

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John Robert Cook

HERNANDO

John Robert Cook, loving son & brother, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones, April 11. 2017. He was born November 5, 1950 and was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, later moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he graduated from Del Norte High School. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War from 1968-1972. He loved fishing and hunting and was an avid archer. He was a man of deep faith who enjoyed studying the Bible and loved to sing hymns. He worked as a photographer and worked many years delivering for a janitorial supply company.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Chapel with interment to follow in Harmontown Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his father John Cook and is survived by his mother, Evelyn Cook, of Hernando, MS; one brother, David Cook, of Hernando, MS; one sister, Rose Kath (Gary), of Springfield, MO; one niece, Jenifer Irwin, of Willard, MO; one nephew, Jeff DeKnegt, of Springfield, MO; great nieces, Katie Carroll (Shelby); Hope Anderson (Zack); great nephew, Bobby Peters, US Marine; and one great-great  niece, Seraphina Carroll, of Springfield, MO. Johnny was a very caring and generous man and will be deeply missed by everyone.

Hernando Funeral Home

(662) 429-5260

www.BrentwoodFuneralServices.com