J.C. Chism

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 10, 2003

Services for J.C. Chism of Brookhaven are 1 p.m., Tuesday, March11, at Tyler Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Eastern StarCemetery in Wesson.

Visitation is Monday from noon until 5 p.m., at the funeralhome.

Mr. Chism, 72, died March 6, 2003, at Jacquith Nursing Home inPearl. He was born in Copiah County on April 27, 1930, to DecaturChism and Bertha McNair Chism.

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He was a former machine operator for General Electric inChicago, Ill. He was a member of Second Baptist Church. He servedin the Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, WillieFred Chism and D.C. Chism; and a sister, Willie Mae Beasley.

Survivors are his wife, Helen Herring Chism of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Bobbie Jean Allen of Milwaukee, Wis., Irma Mae Stewartof Yazoo City, and Anna Marie Thompson of Brookhaven; his brothers,Jim Chism of Portland, Ore., Bert Chism of Denver, Colo., andEarnest Ray Chism of Merced, Calif.; his sisters, Dora Mae Collinsof Concord, Calif., Bertha Williams of Vallejo, Calif., and JosieScott of Hazlehurst; and five grandchildren, threegreat-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.