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Josie Nell Beard Rutland Lambert

Services for Josie Nell Beard Rutland Lambert of Jayess are 11a.m., Saturday, July 3, at Jayess Baptist Church with burial inTopeka Cemetery. Catchings Funeral Home in McComb is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is at the church Friday from 5-8 p.m. and Saturdayfrom 10-11 a.m.

Mrs. Lambert, 66, died June 30, 2004, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Jayess on April1, 1938, to Ethew Ivon Beard and Hazel Alexander Beard.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Jayess BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her first husband, Alcus DaleRutland; and two brothers, Charles Beard and Harold Beard.

Survivors are her husband, Joe Lambert of Jayess; two sons, RickRutland, of Atlanta, Texas and Todd Rutland of Hattiesburg; onesister, Joyce Jones of Natchez; two brothers, J.T. Beard ofBurksville, Texas and Bobby Beard of Ruth; four grandchildren; andnumerous nieces, nephews, family and other friends.