Edith Mae Britt Presley

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Services for Edith Mae Britt Presley of Brookhaven are 3 p.m.,Wednesday, April 18, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Presley, 81, died April 16, 2001, at Natchez RegionalMedical Center. She was born in Copiah County on Jan. 10, 1920, toBennie F. Britt and Alice Ophelia Minton Britt.

She was retired from Co-Lin where she maintained the MaggieFlowers Arts Department. She was a member of Mt. Zion BaptistChurch. She was a member of the Co-Lin Alumni Association.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her brothers, M. D.Britt and Charles Britt; her sister, Myrtis Thomas; and hergrandson, Jon Clay Norton.

Survivors are her sons and daughter-in-law, Don and LethaPresley of Wesson and Dan Presley of Brookhaven; her daughters andsons-in-law, Jena Presley and John A. Norton of Wesson and NancyPresley and Jack McKenzie of Brookhaven; her brothers, BurdetteBritt of Jackson, Jack Britt of Wesson, and David “BB” Britt ofBrandon; her sisters, Ruby Nell Burns of Brandon and Anita Entricanof Wesson; her grandchildren, Lori Norton Smith, Sarah Norton,Emily Presley, Mattie Presley, Benjamin McKenzie, and NatalieMcKenzie; and her great-grandchildren, Alyssa Smith, Joshua Smith,and Preston Adams.