Carnell McRee, 78, of Hazlehurst, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital in Hazlehurst.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 31, at Pine Bluff Cemetery in Dentville. Stringer Family Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McRee was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County except for the time he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a cattleman and a member of Pine Bluff Baptist Church.
Mr. McRee was preceded in death by his parents, brother, a sister and a daughter, Carolyn Jones.
Survivors include: his wife, Edwina King McRee; daughter, Pam Carroll of Brookhaven; sister, Evelyn Dennis of Pearl; grandchildren, Julie Heriad Culpepper and husband Lan of Meridian and Stephen E. Carroll, II of Brookhaven; great grandchildren, Myles Culpepper and Katie Grace Culpepper.