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Jeanne Elizabeth Stockton

1926 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
AMORY – Jeanne Elizabeth Stockton, 87, died on Friday, March 14, 2014, at River Place Nursing Center. Born on April 19, 1926, in Amory, she was a daughter of the late Locke Stockton Sr. and Ida Hall Stockton.
She graduated from Amory High School, Class of 1944. After 27 years of service, she retired as a dental assistant for Dr. J.K. McCowan. For many years, she worked in First Baptist Church nursery and also in their ""Wee Wisdom"" preschool for 10 years. Having a strong love for children, she also did babysitting for First United Methodist Church. Strong in her faith, she was a member of First Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and at weddings of friends for many years. A very happy person, she was a lifelong resident of Amory, cherishing her church family and the people of Amory.
She is survived by her sister, Doris Eloise Stockton Lewis of Silver Spring, Md.; nephews, John Lewis of Silver Springs, Md., and Joe Stockton of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and nieces, Susie Reeves of Stockbridge, Ga., Lucille Thompson of Byhalia, Anna Lynn Borden of Germantown, Tenn., and Anne Rone of Stockbridge, Ga.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin brother, George Edward Stockton; brothers, Joseph Herbert Stockton and Locke Stockton Jr.; and sisters, Martha Lucille Holladay, Mary Nell Thompson, Anna Margaret Counce and Irma Mae Stockton.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 18, at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Dr. Allen Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be church members.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service hour today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 18, 2014
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