Obituaries for Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Lillie B. Kline

Services for Lillie B. Kline, of Bogue Chitto, are 1 p.m.Thursday, May 14, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto withburial in the church cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from noon until 1 p.m. at the church.

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Mrs. Kline, 85, died May 8, 2009, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Bogue Chitto onApril 22, 1924, to Kemp Braxton and Maggie Coleman Braxton.

She was a graduate of Jackson State College in Jackson. Mrs.Kline was also a counselor at Jackson State College and anelementary school teacher in Las Vegas, Nev. She retired as aneducator. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in BogueChitto.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, EarlE. Kline.

Survivors are her stepdaughters, Ruth Kline, of Chicago, Ill.,and Patricia Kline, of Washington, D.C.; her brothers, Hue EarlBraxton and Charlie Braxton, both of Bogue Chitto; her sisters,Wessie Putman, of Gulfport, Versana Harris, Eva Nell Jones, both ofChicago, Vernell Reed, of St. Louis, Mo., and Yvonne Sharpe, ofChicago; and two stepgrandchildren.