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Bessie Lee Ballard Kyzar

Services for Bessie Lee Ballard Kyzar, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, April 19, at Topisaw Baptist Church in Ruth with burialin the church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, and onWednesday from noon until the time of the service at thechurch.

Mrs. Kyzar, 87, died April 17, 2006, at her residence. She wasborn in Lawrence County on April 16, 1919, to Grover Cleveland”Cleve” Ballard and Rosa Lee Barnett Ballard.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Topisaw Baptist Church,where she was a member of the church choir and the ladies Sundayschool class.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Jim RayKyzar; her son, Jimmie Dale Kyzar; and her son-in-law, JerryCoon.

Survivors are her daughters, Kay Kyzar Coon, of Ruth, RitaHolmes and husband John Paul Holmes, of Ruth, and Marie Burke andhusband Scott Burke, of Brookhaven; her brother, Chester Ballard,of Vidalia, La.; her sister, Bernice Jenkins, of Bogalusa, La.; andher eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Baptist Children’s Village.