Newton County Funeral Home North FacilityVisitation: Saturday 03/06/2010 5-8pmFuneral: Sunday 03/07/2010 2:00pm Dorothy Bernice Brackeen, 81 of Hickory, MS, died Friday, March 5, 2010 at her Residence in Hickory, MS.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Newton County Funeral Home North in Newton,MS with Pastor Frank Kirtley officiating. Burial will be in Sand Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Hickory, MS. Newton County Funeral Home North, Hwy 15 North, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements 601-635-3200.
Mrs. Brackeen was a member of Hickory Methodist Church and the Chunky chapter of the Eastern Star. She loved working in her yard with flowers,cooking for friends and family and she was an avid shopper.
She is Preceded in death by: Son:William Wayne BrackeenParents: Lester Strickland and Pale Pugh Strickland Sisters: Sarah Russell and Maxine SheehanBrother: John Strickland
Survivors Include: Husband:William (Junior) Marion Brackeen, Hickory, MSDaughter:Janice Brackeen Floyd (Lamar), Hickory, MSSons: Michael Denver Brackeen (Suzijo), Hickory, MS and Riley Keith Brackeen (Yvonne), Hickory, MSDaughter-in-law: Wanda BrackeenSisters: Betty Goss, Lois Irvin and Rachel Smith all of Meridian, MS. Brother: Jerry Strickland, Tyler, TX.8 granchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers: Bill Brackeen, Glen Hollingsworth, Jason Eason, Billy Floyd, Pete Floyd, Mike Brackeen, Mack Leach and Arin Brackeen
In Lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Hickory Methodist Church