Claudell Pannell

Published 5:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008

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.

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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.

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