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Irene Hall Funchess

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 5, 2015, at Mt. Zion MB Church for Mrs. Irene Hall Funchess, age 85, who died Saturday, August 29, at Jeff Davis Community Hospital. Rev. Ozell White officiated with interment following in the Griffith Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Irene Funchess was born to the late John Ross and Janie Jones Hall in Jefferson Davis County. She was a member of Mt. Zion MB Church and attended school in Jefferson Davis County.

She was married to S.J. Funchess and no children were born to this union.

Mrs. Funchess was and active member of Heroines of Jericho Court #186, senior choir, Home Mission, Circle #5 and Sunday school until her health failed.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

Mrs. Funchess is survived by husband, S.J. Funchess; four sisters-in-law, Essie Jewel Hall of Jackson, MS, Helen Hall of Prentiss, MS, Barbara Hall of St. Louis, MO, and Odie Mae Watts of Prentiss, MS; and many other relatives and friends.