KATIE LEE ARTIS, age 81, of York, Alabama, born to Robert and Mariah Dove-Pearson, passed at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, Ms., on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 12:26 A.M.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, York, Alabama, with Rev. Ronnie Walk, pastor, delivering the eulogy. Interment follows in the adjacent Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Mrs. Artis "will not" lie in repose prior to funeral time. The full funeral cortege will leave from the Artis residence, located at 463 Booth Street, at 12:40 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Visitation for family and friends is Fridaly evening (May 1st) from 3-6:00 P.M. with a scheduled Wake from 6-7:00 P.M. at the WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL at York.
Those left to cherish precious memories are: Her children- Larry Artis, York, Ala., Mariah (Alvin) White, Racine, Wi., Linda Artis, Johnny (Diane) Green, Sandra Green, Debra Green, all of York, Ala., Joseph (Ungenetta) Green, Kingsland, Ga., and Carolyn Artis-Brooks, York, Alabama; twenty four (24) grandchildren; twenty two (22) great grandchildren; one sister, JoAnn Jemison, Livingston, Ala., Mary Louise Adams and Joseph Pearson, Sr., a sister and a brother preceded her in death; many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous relatives and friends who loved her dearly.
To the Artis Family we at WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Our prayer is that God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your many hours of sorrow.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.