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Etta Berteel Reese McMillan

Etta Berteel Reese McMillan, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008.

Services were held Thursday, Feb. 28 from Gallman Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Willie Cable officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with House of Peoples Funeral Home in charge.

She was born Feb. 17, 1921, to Meredith and Bessie Jean Reese in Hazlehurst. She graduated from Hazlehurst High School. She married John McMillan on Aug. 28, 1944. She was employed by the Hazlehurst Box Co. and Royal Mail Industries and a Jackson Hospital as a nurse.

Survivors include: daughters, Johnnie M. McMillan Wells (Louis Carl) of Memphis, TN and Evonne Myles (Willie) of Jackson; sons, Edward earl McMillan Sr. of Crystal Springs, Wilton Reese McMillan of Boutte, LA, Herbert McMillan (Edna) of Jackson, Harry Ellis McMillan (Voretta) of Memphis, TN; son, Gerald Parker (Vern) of LaPlaze, LA; sisters, Alma Lee wWilliams, Arnette Christopher, Ossie Lyneer Brown and Hazel Jean Smith; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

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