Lamar Benton Drewery(1927 - 2014)

TIPLERSVILLE – Lamar Benton Drewery, 86, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Tippah County Nursing Home in Ripley. He was born March 18, 1927, to Ras and Birdie Ola Bell Drewery. He was a farmer and a factory worker.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today, March 11, at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doc Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery.
He is survived by one daughter, Charlene Hill (Jerry) of Falkner; one son, Jimmy Drewery of Walnut; one sister, Jane Boswell of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Tina Page Drewery; one son, Kent Drewery; two sisters, Natalie Roberson and Marie Tigner; and two brothers, Arnold Drewery and an infant brother.
Pallbearers will be Sammy Drewery, Chris Drewery, Shane Akins, Clint Drewery, Mike Drewery and Brian Hill. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenneth Drewery, Eddie Alberson, Jackie Mullins, David Brock and Arlin Mathis.
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Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 11, 2014