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Betty J. Dykes

Services for Betty J. Dykes, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Tuesday,Dec. 8, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on Natchez Drive withburial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

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

Mrs. Dykes, 69, died Dec. 5, 2009, at Silver Cross Home inBrookhaven. She was born in Pike County on July 25, 1940, toWilliam Jeff Matthews and Elizabeth Hodges.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of First BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JamesEdward Dykes; a daughter, Sue Dykes; a grandson, D.J. Martin; and agranddaughter, Laurie Elizabeth Evans.

Survivors are her sons, James Dykes, Earl Dykes and CharlesDykes, all of Brookhaven; her daughters, Judy Arnold, WandaPennington and Jane Evans, all of Brookhaven; her threegrandchildren, Casey Martin, Jenny Bowman and Joseph Dykes; and herfour great-grandchildren, Hope Martin, Savannah Smith, GarrettDykes and Kadyn Bowman.