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Lillie Pittman McLaurin

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Pittman McLaurin, 71, Mount Olive, were held on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Olive.  Interment was in the St. Paul/St. James Church Cemetery. Reverend Eugene Edwards officiated the services. Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. McLaurin died at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg on Aug. 29, 2017.

Honorary pallbearers were Edward McNair, William Terry McNair, Eddie McNair, Anthony McNair, John Otis Robertson, and Carlos Barnes.

Active pallbearers were Wayne Johnson, Danny Magee, Curtis Magee, Keith Warren, Douglas Lamb, Sr., Howard Fairley, and Termon Lamb.

Flower bearers were family and friends.

Mrs. McLaurin attended Lincoln Attendance Center, Mount Olive and Carver Central High School, Collins. She was a lifelong and faithful  member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Olive where she served as Usher, Sunday school secretary. financial secretary and served on the Home Mission Board for many years.

She was employed with Sanderson Farms and Covington Needlework.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleo and Louiser Hayes Pittman, husbands, Aubrey McLaurin and Billy Ray Walker; daughter, Marquette McLaurin, five sisters, Valley Hayes, Piney L. Robertson, Bessie M. McNair, Jessie M. Pittman, and Winnie S. Henry.

Survivors include, her five children, Clyde Pittman, Prentiss, Elton McLaurin, Kenny McLaurin, Shannon (Tony) Duckworth, all of Mount Olive, and Audrey McLaurin, Collins; one sister, Margaret Barnes, Mt. Olive; one brother, Theola Pittman, St. Petersburg, Florida; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; two very special friends, Janice Crosby and Sharon Hamilton.