Elizabeth Norwood Nettles

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 26, 2009

Services for Elizabeth Norwood Nettles, of Brookhaven, are 3p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drivewith burial in Easthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of the serviceat the funeral home.

Mrs. Nettles, 88, died Oct. 23, 2009, at Brook Manor NursingHome. She was born in Charleston on June 20, 1921, to Walter R.Norwood and Jencie Trewalla Richardson Norwood.

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She was co-owner of Nettles Feed & Seed, Rebel Milling Co.and Haines City Motel. She was a member and former Worthy Matron ofthe Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 1 Brookhaven and a memberof the Garden Club. She was also a member of First Baptist Church,where she was a member of the Esther Sunday school class.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Walter E.”Ed” Nettles; her daughter, Joyce Nettles Butler; her son, James E.Nettles; her granddaughter, Debbie Nettles Cobb; and her grandsons,Ricky Nettles and Todd Butler.

Survivors are her son, Jeff Nettles and wife, Susan, ofBrookhaven; her daughters, Peggy Smith and husband, Marian, ofMonterey, La., Kathleen Garren and husband, Jim, of Foley, Ala.,and Becky Vaughn-Furlow, of Jackson; 11 grandchildren; 11great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church BuildingFund.