John D. Steele, 83, of Jackson died Feb. 17, 2010 at an area health care facility.
He was born July 8, 1926 in Woods Bluff. He was a member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church of Jackson. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict serving in the United States Army. He was retired as a self-employed merchant from Jackson Saw Shop.
Survivors include one son, Alan (Marion) Steele, Jackson; two grandchildren, John Steele, South Carolina, United States Air Force, Roxanne Steele, Mobile.
The service was Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. at Forest Avenue Baptist Church in Jackson with Rev. Don Rushing officiating. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Jackson. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes. com. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.
Active pallbearers were Billy Allday, Holland Reaves, Robert Baugh, Condi Hoven, Clarence Carpenter, Dixon Greer and Bill Howell.