Clara Kay Deen
Published 3:55 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Kay Deen were held at 1 p.m. April 6,
2019, at Goodhope Methodist Church. Mrs. Deen, 84, died April 3, 2019,
at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.
Rev. Glenn Shows and Rev. Bobby Brewer officiated and burial was in
the Deen Cemetery. Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of
Pallbearers were, Greg Megehee, Logan Dearman, Matthew Ellis, Ricky
Bullock, Fredrick Worthy and Neal Speights.
Clara Kay Deen was born on March 1, 1935 in Carson to Cleatus Earl
Worthy Sr. and Reyda King Worthy. Mrs. Deen was a homemaker. She
previously worked for the parachute manufacturing company and drove a
She was a member of Goodhope Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Charles
Allen Deen; brother, Richard Worthy; and three sisters, Sue Phillips,
Willie Speights and Frances Speirs.
Mrs. Deen is survived by two daughters, Debbie (David) Dearman of
Bassfield and Kathy Dunn of Bassfield; five grandchildren, Lashea
Ellis, Todd Allen Dunn, Greg Megehee, Colby Dearman and Logan Dearman;
seven great-grandchildren, Lauren, Breleigh, Addison, Brooks, Wesley,
Preston and Brantley; two brothers, Earl Worthy Jr. of Prentiss and
Paul Worthy of Kissimmee St. Cloud, Florida; two sisters, Nancy Weir
of Metairie, Louisiana and Mavis Bagley of Collins.
Visitation was April 5, 2019, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Goodhope Methodist Church.
A second visitation was held April 6, 2019, from noon – 1 p.m. at
Goodhope Methodist Church.
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