of Holmes County built itself on the cotton economy. America s Civil War Colonel Grierson s Cavalry. Colonel Grierson, who led the raid, lacked the flair of Confederate counterparts like St-Louis J.E.B. Stuart, but Ocean-Springs his inligence and creativity made him an excellent leader. Mississippi Valley-City Obituaries GL These Starks free Mississippi obits come from the nationwide free obituary website, . Obituaries Mt. Hermon Web TV Billy Ray Goings Paragould February 20, October 2,BILLY RAY GOINGS, ageand a resident of Mt. Hermon, died at 1250 am Monday morning October 2,at his home.