Ethel Irene Touchton

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Services for Ethel Irene “Mrs. T.” Touchton of Brookhaven, are10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel. Agraveside service will be held at 2 p.m., at Harrisville BaptistChurch Cemetery in Simpson County. Brookhaven Funeral Home is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5-9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. Touchton, 94, died Aug. 11, 2003 at Brook Manor NursingHome. She was born in Harrisville in Simpson County on Nov. 26,1908, to J.M. McLeod and Mary Clark McLeod.

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She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Brookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HarryLester Touchton; and her brothers, J. Royce McLeod, W.D. (Dub)McLeod and J.C. McLeod.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Edwin E. andJeannine T. Smith of Brookhaven, and Larry and Martha Ann Hutter ofMobile, Ala.; her son, Herbert H. Touchton of Clinton; her sisters,Ruth Lumpkin of Jackson, and Ramie Phillips of Houston, Texas; herbrother and sister-in-law, Dewitt and Frances McLeod of Florence;her eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a host ofnieces and nephews.