Clifton ‘Grinder’ Callender

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 21, 2009

Services for Clifton “Grinder” Callender, of Brookhaven, are 3p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drivewith burial in Rosehill Cemetery.

Mr. Callender, 59, died Sept. 18, 2009, at Countrybrook LivingCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 25, 1949, to Johnson”Baby” Callender and Etta Franklin Callender.

He was a retired state worker. He was a member of PhiladelphiaBaptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his father; and his wife, EvelynKramer Callender.

Survivors are his mother, Etta Callender, of Wesson; hisstepchildren, Belinda Fauver, of Brookhaven, William White, ofMeadville, and Becky White, of Wesson; his brother, ClaytonCallender and wife, Faye, of Wesson; his sister, Janice Boling andhusband, Danny, of Brookhaven; his nieces, Carlene Montgomery, ofWesson, and Dana Case, of Brookhaven; his nephew, John Callender,of Wesson; nine great-nieces and great-nephews; and sevengrandchildren.