2010-01-28 / Obituaries


Vertha G. Easterling, 84, of Jackson died Jan. 23, 2010.

She was born Oct. 4, 1925 in St. Stephens. She was a retired seamstress with Vanity Fair Mills in Jackson after 25 years of service. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Myra (Larry) Miniard, Daphne, Janice (Ben) Baldwin, Semmes; one grandson, Michael ( Jennifer) Miniard, Semmes; a special friend and caregiver, Mamie Johnson, St. Stephens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estus Rudolph Easterling.

A graveside service was Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Jackson with Revs. Bennie Harrison and Brian Jemison officiating. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were Larry Miniard, Michael Miniard, Ben Baldwin, Wiley Hamby, Steve Goldman and Mike Clanton.

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