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Artie Brooks McChargue

Services for Artie Brooks McChargue, of Madison, will be held at2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel onNatchez Drive with burial in New Prospect Baptist ChurchCemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. McChargue, 86, died Feb. 19, 2008, at Hospice Ministries inRIdgeland. He was born in Georgia on Sept. 25, 1921, to ArtieMonroe McChargue and Ethel Irene Lumpkin McChargue.

He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant in the United States AirForce, with 32 years of service. He was a member of the GeorgiaC.C. Service. He served in the Georgia Blue Bonnet Infantry andArmy Air Force. During his time in the Air Force, he served inWorld War II and the Korean War. He was wounded twice during histours of duty overseas and during the Korean War. He was a memberof New Prospect Baptist Church for 30 years.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his beloved wife of 65 years, Evie OnedaMcChargue, of Madison; his three half sisters and many nieces andnephews.