Funeral services for Mildred Sue Grant Blakely of Winona will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17 in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona. Rev. John Lumbley will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Alex Blakely, Webb Blakely, Gene Blakely, Kris Blakely, Nathan Crenshaw, and Bryant Lumbley.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17 at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mildred Sue Grant Blakely, 83, passed away at her home in Winona on Sunday, August 14, 2022. She was born in Duck Hill on November 28, 1938, to Jesse Forrest and Nancy Emmaline Adams Grant. She was a homemaker and loved growing and tending her flowers. She was a member of Winona Church of God.
Mrs. Blakely is survived by her husband John Pat Blakely of Winona; daughter, Vivian Hathcock (James) of Winona; daughter in law, Linda Blakely of Winona; three sisters, Ann Alexander of Silsbee, TX, Jo Haynie of Grenada, and Linda Lumbley of Winona; brother, Will Grant of Senatobia; four grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Wayne Blakely; two sisters, Mary Alice Crenshaw and Bertha Blakely; and five brothers, John Grant, David Grant, Donald Grant, Howell Grant, and Floyd Grant.