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B. Nelson McCarty

B. Nelson McCarty, 68, of Crystal Springs, died Friday, January 7, 2011 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. 

Visitation will be 1pm-2pm Monday at Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church.  Services will be 2pm Monday at Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.

 Mr. McCarty was born in Polkville.  He lived in Crystal Springs for 16
years.  He graduated from Brandon High School.  He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.  He worked for Bell South for 34 years until retiring to his farm in Crystal Springs where he was a cattle farmer.  He was a member of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald McCarty and a sister, Betty Smith.
He is survived by wife, Fay Lovene Rutledge McCarty; daughter, Shannon McCarty of Crystal Springs; brothers, Bobby McCarty of Pearl, Randy McCarty of Florence, and Timmy McCarty of Madison; and sister, Mavis Pearson of Falls Church, VA.
The family requests memorial be made to Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Mr. McCarty.

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