Melba Pelfrey Wilson, 79 of Newton, MS, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at her residence in Newton, MS. Funeral services will be 10 AM, Friday, October 19, 2012 at Antioch Christian Church in Hickory,MS, with Dr. John Cash & Bro. Jim McQuarry officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 PM - 8 PM Thursday at Newton County Funeral Home South. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements 601-683-2152.
Mrs. Wilson loved sewing, reading, crossword puzzles, cooking for her friends, & gardening.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Lewis Wilson, Newton, MS; 3 Daughters: Anita Kay Cunningham & husband Marvin D. Jr, Moss Point, MS, Debra Wilson Boulton & husband Jackie, Rose Hill, MS, & Beverly Wilson Shelton & husband David, Birmingham, AL; 2 Sons:Weyman Reece & wife Karen, Conehatta, MS, & Todd Reece & wife Louise, Newton, MS; 5 Sisters: Myrtle Sutton, Adairsville, GA, Patricia Story, Plainville, GA, Charlotte Bowman, Fairmont, GA , Martha Holbert, Calhoun, GA, & Sandra Garland, Plainville, GA; 1 Brother: Marlin Pelfrey, Plainville, GA; 12 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; & Numerous Nieces & Nephews.
Preceded in death by: Parents: Carl Pelfrey & Katie Lou Sanders Pelfrey, Daughter:Charlene McCormick, 2 Brothers: Robert Pelfrey & Maurice Pelfrey,& Sister: Barbara Finch
Pallbearers: Will McCormick , Chad McCormick, Brandon Reece, Jacob Shelton, Micah Shelton , & Seth Cash. Honorary: Spencer Cash , Blake Cunningham, & Derek Cunningham.