Funeral services were held March 9, 2019, at Sweetwater C.M.E. Church
for Mrs. Ozella Fairley, 89, who died March 4, 2019, at Select
Specialty Hospital, Meridian.
Rev. Sean Coney officiated with burial following in the James Hill
Church of God in Christ Cemetery in Prentiss. Johnson Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ozella Fairley was born to the late Otho and Annie Mae Walker in Prentiss.
She graduated from school in Prentiss. She later met and married
Mozell Fairley, ten children were born to this union.
She was a member of James Hill Church of God in Christ. Mrs. Fairley
was a homemaker.
She is survived by: five daughters, Carolyn Williams of Bassfield;
Phyllis (Samuel) Barnes and Lucevia (Lonnie) Holloway of Prentiss;
Annie Mae Fairley of Jackson and Wilma Fairley of Magee; two sons,
Jerry Fairley of Prentiss, and Mozell (Shiquita) Fairley of Magee;
three brothers, Lonnie Walker of Los Angeles, California, Johnny
Walker of Prentiss and Joe Walker of New Orleans, Louisiana; two
sisters, Karene Fairley and Julane Williams of New Orleans, Louisiana;
god-daughter, Phyllis Preston; 24 grandchildren; 46
great-grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; many other relatives