Mary I. ‘Wyda’ Blackwell

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 5, 2009

Graveside services for Mary I. “Wyda” Blackwell, of McComb, are10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Hartman-SharkeyFuneral Home in McComb.

Mrs. Blackwell, 86, died Feb. 4, 2009, at her residence. She wasborn in Lawrence County on March 29, 1922, to Alfred Sharp Boutwelland Mamie C. Wilson Boutwell.

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She retired from AT&T as an operator. She was a member ofthe Pioneers of America. She was of the Methodist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her five brothers; anda sister.

Survivors are a brother-in-law; a sister-in-law; numerous niecesand nephews; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and numerousgreat-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.