Versie C. Nations

Published 5:00 am Monday, July 6, 2009

Services for Versie C. Nations, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, July 7, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial inPleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Nations, 77, died July 3, 2009, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born on Jan. 13, 1932, to VersieCollins Nations and Iva Smith.

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He was retired from Herring Gas Co. He was a member of PleasantGrove Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army during the Koreanconflict.

Mr. Nations was also involved with Woodmen of the World and wasa recipient of the Golden Deeds Award. He cooked for numerousbenefits and was famed for his fried catfish and hush puppies.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Versie and IvaNations.

Survivors are his wife, Amaryllis Herring Nations; his sons,Freddie Collins Nations and Eve, and Timothy “Timmy” Wayne Nationsand Judy; a brother, John Paul Nations and wife, Rinda Sue; hissisters, Analo Nations Wallace and Iva Nell Nations Foster andhusband, Ed; his grandchildren, Joshua Collins Nations, JonathanChristopher Nations and Keith Mulvihill; and his devoted yellowlab, Dolly.

Memorials may be made to Woodmen of the World, South MississippiYouth Camp, P.O. Box 22649, Jackson, MS, 39225.

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