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Claudell Pannell

Services for Claudell Pannell, 68, of Natchez, who died Tuesday,June 17, 2008, at Natchez Community Hospital, will be 1 p.m. Fridayat Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddie Canonofficiating.

Burial will follow at Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery under thedirection of Laird Funeral Home in Natchez.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Pannell was born Sept. 23, 1939, in Franklin County, thedaughter of Ebbie and Bertie Gertrude Merritt Patt Sr.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Troy DuanePannell; two brothers, Charles “Shorty” Patt and Ebbie Patt Jr.

Survivors include her two children, Eddie “Bo” Pannell and wifeSandra, of Natchez, and Trudi Lampp of Milton, Fla.; fivegrandchildren, Troy Whittington, Courtney Pannell, Katrina McKeone,Timmy McKeone and Stacy Lampp; four sisters, Lore Stanley, ofNatchez, Peggy Smith, of Brookhaven, Ernestine Roberts, of Ball,La., Patricia O’Neal, of Covington, La.; three brothers, John Patt,of Natchez, Robert Patt, of Brookhaven, Melvin Patt, of Marion,Ohio; two special friends, Brenda Hudgins, of Natchez, and FayMcDaniel, of Union Church.

Pallbearers will be members of family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be M. L. “Binky” Vines and MikeReeves.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.lairdfh.com.