Obituaries for Monday, October 9, 2006
Carolyn Kyzar McKee
Services for Carolyn Kyzar McKee are 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, atBaldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl with burial in Bogue ChittoCemetery at 3:30 p.m.
Visitation is today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. McKee, 73, died Oct. 7, 2006, at Hospice Ministries,Ridgeland. She was born in Bogue Chitto on June 13, 1933, to E.J.Kyzar and Evon Johnston Kyzar.
She attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College and received herBachelor of Science degree from what is now the University ofSouthern Mississippi. She taught school at Moss Point, RugbyAcademy in New Orleans, and Pearl. She was an active member ofFirst Baptist Church in Pearl for 34 years. She served on numerouschurch committees and the WMU. She was a Sunday school teacher anda department director.
Preceding her in death were her parents.
Survivors are her her husband of 50 years, Thomas Alfred McKee;her daughter, Marcia Purvis and husband Dale Purvis, ofPelahatchie; her son, Brian McKee and wife Lynn Calder McKee, ofClinton; and her grandsons, Cole and Drew Purvis and ConnorMcKee.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 405 N. BierdemanRoad, Pearl MS 39208.
Eddie Woods Jr.
Services for Eddie Woods Jr., of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Cool Springs M.B. Church in McCall Creekwith burial in the church cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in chargeof arrangements.
Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 7 to 8 p.m.
Mr. Woods, 51, died Oct. 3, 2006, in Lincoln County. He was bornon Jan. 19, 1955, to Eddie Woods Sr., and Luberta Brooks Woods.
He was a logger and general handyman. He was a veteran of theU.S. Army.
Preceding him in death was his father.
Survivors are his mother, Luberta Brooks Woods, of Brookhaven;his sisters, Minnie Louise Woods, of Los Angeles, Calif., RoseWoods Smith and Deloris Hill, both of Brookhaven; his brother,Willie E. Woods Sr., of Brookhaven; and many nieces, nephews andother relatives.
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