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Ethelyn Tyner

1926 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Ethelyn Harper Tyner

Petal, MS

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday at Carterville Baptist Church for Mrs. Ethelyn Harper Tyner, 86, of Petal, MS, who died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Forrest General Hospital.

She was born to, Walter and Ethel Barclay Harper on December 18, 1926. The Harper family were founding members of Carterville Baptist Church where Mrs. Tyner was a lifelong member.

She graduated from Petal High School and received her nursing training at Methodist Hospital in Hattiesburg. She was nurse to Dr. Hugh Barnes in Petal and retired from nursing after many years as office nurse to Dr. J.P. Culpepper III at the Surgery Clinic of Hattiesburg.

Mrs. Tyner was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Janie Lee and two brothers, W.C. Harper, Jr., and Bill Harper.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas W. Tyner (Bettye) of Hattiesburg, MS and Glenn C. Tyner (Janet) of Corona, CA; four sisters, Noilette King of Petal, Betty White of Hattiesburg, Leah McCullough of Bastrop, LA and Bonnie McLeod of Blessing, TX; one brother, Jim Harper of Petal; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Carterville Baptist Church Youth Ministry.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. at Carterville Baptist Church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.


Published in the Hattiesburg American on Feb. 9, 2013
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