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Jessie Faye Hedgepeth McCarty

Jessie Faye Hedgepeth McCarty, 90, of Monticello died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Bethel Baptist Church in Monticello. Burial was in Wanilla Baptist Church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home of Monticello was in charge of arrangements.

Bro. Mike Smith gave Scripture readings and the obituary. Granddaughter Janene Bennet, daughter of George and Sandra Turnage, sang “The Anchor Holds.” Bro. Bill Miller gave the message, followed by a song from George Hedgepeth, Vickie Robinson and Janet Green, children of Warren and Lynda Hedgepeth. They sang “It is Well With My Soul.” At the graveside, Willard Hedgepeth, Kevin Hedgepeth and Pam Sable sang “Where the Roses Never Fade.”

She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Mrs. Jessie Faye loved her family, her church family and her friends. She got enjoyment from her flowers when she was at home.

She was preceded in death by her parents. George A. Hedgepeth and Verlie Ballard Hedgepeth; mother, Eula Lee May Hedgepeth; husband Lunn D. Turner; daughter Verla A. Dillon; brothers, George Colon and Robert Lamar Hedgepeth; and sister Alice Chrstine Polk.

Survivors include her sons, Robert Aubrey Turnage of Lake and George E. Turnage of Monticello; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great great grandchildren; sister Jean Barrett of Picayune; and brothers, Willard Hedgepeth of Picayune and Rev. Warren A. Hedgepeth of Union.

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