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Sara A. Brister

Services for Sara Amy Brister, of Jayess, are 2 p.m. Sunday,April 20, at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb with burial in GreerCemetery in Jayess. The Revs. Lonnie Case and Kenneth Patten willofficiate.

Visitation was Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. and will continue onSunday from noon until the time of the service at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Brister, 83, died April 18, 2008, at McComb Nursing andRehabilitation Center. She was born in Harrisburg, Pa. on Nov. 23,1924, to John Nesley and Stella Gaugler Nesley.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed serving her community andfriends. She was a member of Jayess Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents and two grandchildren,Tausha Ann Brister and Willie Earl Brister.

Survivors are her loving husband of 57 years, Charles RayBrister Sr.; her sons, Charles Brister Jr. and wife Wanda, ofLiberty, Karl J. Brister and wife Fran, of Brookhaven, and WylieBrister and James Brister, both of Jayess; her daughters, BettyAlexander and husband Benny, of Goodlettsville, Tenn., MargritWallace and husband Marlin, of Madison, Charlene Mott and husbandDavid, of LaRose, La., and Barbara Thomas and husband Harold, ofSummit; her brother, Jack Nesley and wife Shirley, of Pottstown,Pa.; her sisters, Pearl Shumate and Jeanett Shumate and husbandEdison, of Pottstown; 18 grandchildren; and 32great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Charles Brister Jr., James Brister, KarlBrister, Charles Thomas, Avery Thomas and Harold Thomas.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Alexander, Byron Brister, KarlWayne Brister, Luke Baughtman, Caroll Duncan, Gary Stauffer andTodd Wallace.