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Obits for Monday June 22, 2009


Graveside services for Laura Mae Shepherd, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Friendship M.B. Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mrs. Shepherd, 80, died June 20, 2009, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on June 20, 1929, to Albert Shepherd and CarrieCorley Shepherd.

She was a member of Friendship M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her sons Dave Franklin, of Brookhaven, J.R.Mangum, of Jackson and Leanders Mangum of Jackson; her daughters,Mary Alice Mangum, of Jackson, Cassie Mangum, of Brookhaven andMamie Mangum, of Brookhaven.