Karen Diane Dyess
Published 7:56 am Friday, March 20, 2020
Graveside funeral services for Karen Diane Dyess were held at 11 a.m.
on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at Greens Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Dyess passed away from this life on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in
Hattiesburg. Rev. Eddie Hartfield officiated.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Sean Chisolm, Timothy Jenkins, Josh Hammond, Randy
Dyess, Christopher Whitehead, Ray Davi, and Larry Carter.
Karen Diane Johns Dyess was born on Oct. 22, 1946, in Prentiss. Mrs.
Dyess retired from the Jefferson Davis County Schools after 26 years
as a cook. She was a longtime cook at the Country Fisherman also. She
was a member of Greens Creek Baptist Church.
Mrs. Dyess was preceded in death by her mother and her husband,
Lathell “Rodney” Dyess.
Survivors include her daughter, Penny Chisolm (Doug) of Lumberton; two
grandchildren, Christopher and Kayla Whitehead; four
step-grandchildren, Christian Hammond, Ariel Jenkins, Robin Chisolm,
and Sean Chisolm; 14 great-grandchildren and one sister, Mary Dearman
of Flowood; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Visitation was from 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at
Saulters Funeral Home.