Retired Educator Laid to Rest

Friends and family paid last respects to Illean Naylor Temple Wednesday afternoon.

The retired educator was a principal in Kemper and Lauderdale Counties and in the Meridian school system.

Temple previously served on the Meridian School Board.

She taught Sunday school for more than 20 years at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Meridian and served as president of the United Methodist Women.

She was 88.