Alvis Lonnie "Butch" Fillingame
Alvis Lonnie "Butch" Fillingame, 63, of Petal, died June 19, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be Friday, June 21, 2013, at Moore Funeral Home in Petal, from 1-3 p.m., with services immediately following. Burial will be in Glendale Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Fillingame was a cement engineer with B. J. Services for more than 30 years, retiring in 2010. He was a member of the Pine Belt Car Club and an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Preston Fillingame and Mildred Bernice Godfrey; and two brothers, Tony Ray Pledger and Jerry Pledger.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Fillingame; three daughters, Summer (Joseph) Robertson, Cindy (Lewis) Kirby and Rita (Bobby) Adams; two sons, Ward "Shorty" (Helen) Hendry and Eddie (Beth) Hendry; one brother, Henry Fillingame; three sisters, Edith McAdory, Charlotte Hartfield and Glenda Mills; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on June 21, 2013