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Doris C. Lea

Funeral services for Doris C. Lea, of Brookhaven, are Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial at Riverwood Family Cemetery in Brookhaven. Bro. Bendon Ginn and Bro. Phil Turner will officiate the services.

Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, from 9 a.m. until time of service at Brookhaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lea, 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born Aug. 18, 1931, to William Clyde Coker, Sr. and Inez Louise Furr Coker. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; stepmother, Bessie Callender Coker; brother, William Clyde “Sonny” Coker; and sisters, Barbara Kay Coker, Ann Coker Harris and Margie Coker Lea.

Survivors are her husband of 66 years, Roland Lea; sons, Reggie Lea and wife, Rita, of Hazlehurst, and Todd Lea and wife, Dana, of Brookhaven; daughters, Melinda Lea Calvert and husband, Brian, of Vicksburg, and Dwana Lea Wright and husband, Ricky, of Brookhaven; grandchildren, Rosanna Lea, Laura Beth Wright, Coker Wright, Austin Lea and Addison Lea and Madisyn Altman, and Phillip Crockett; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to Hospice Compassus, Ability Works, and the caregivers who provided compassion and care for her during her last six years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Doris C. Lea’s name may be made to Senior Adult Fund at Easthaven Baptist Church, P. O. Box 882, Brookhaven, MS 39602 or Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.

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