2007-02-08 / Obituaries


Bessie Mae Autry, 74, of Vineland died Feb. 3, 2007 at her residence.

She was born June 26, 1932 in Pine Hill. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Milton W. Autry, Vineland; two sons, Robert M. Autry, Vineland, Hector E. Autry, Kansas City, Mo.; one brother, Tim Autery, Prattville; one brother-in-law, Lynn McClelland, Sunny South, three sisters-in-law, Mattie McClelland, Sunny South, Pearl Autery, Oak Grove, Willene Autery, Prattville; close friend, Emma Autery, Pine Hill; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

The service was Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Lister Hill officiating. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Hector Autry, Robert Autry, Alvin Autery, Paul Autery, Henry Autery, Neil Autry, Jonathan Autry and Lynn McClelland.

Honorary pallbearers were Dois "Hot" Autrey, Gerald "Red" Autrey, Gerry Linden, Terry Smith, Koss Green and Frank Shamberger.

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