2009-10-15 / Obituaries


James Elbert Kearley, 89, of Jackson died Oct. 12, 2009 at a Mobile hospital.

He was born May 29, 1920. He was a native of Beatrice. He was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the United States Army. He was a retired hardwood lumber inspector with Evergreen Lumber Company.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Kearley, Jackson; one son, John (June) Kearley, Virginia Beach, VA; one daughter, Rosemary (Steve) Holland, Jackson; four grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren.

A memorial service was held Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Donations may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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