Emma D. Kelly Leggett

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, February 1, 2005

Services for Emma D. Kelly Leggett, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m.,Monday, Jan. 31, at Siloam Missionary Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery.

Visitation is today from noon until 5 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mrs. Leggett, 72, died Jan. 25, 2005, at St. Dominic/JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. She was born in Lincoln County onApril 9, 1932, to Pearlie Kelly and Arnetta Byrd Kelly.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Siloam MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, CammieLeggett; two sisters, Virgie Mae Thadison and Mattie Lamar; abrother, R.W. Kelly; and a grandchild, Jodell McClendon.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Vera Mae and ArthurMcClendon Sr., Lillie Mae and George Fairman, Bertha B. and AnthonyHughes, Floria Jean Leggett, Emma Jean and Harvey Fairman, Annie B.Leggett, and Shirley and Charles Price, all of Brookhaven; her sonsand daughters-in-law, Cammie Jr. and Debra Leggett, of Sacramento,Calif., Earnest and Shirley Kelly, of Constantine, Mich., JesseLeggett, and C.W. Leggett, both of Brookhaven; her sister, RosieThadison, of Brookhaven; her brothers, Louis Kelly and John C.Kelly, both of Brookhaven; her godson, Kenyon Mobley, ofBrookhaven; her godsister, Aldora Fells, of Brookhaven; 29grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews and friends.