Carrianna C Worthy

Published 2:46 pm Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Graveside services for Mrs. Carrianna C. Worthy were conducted on Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the Daniel R. King Cemetery.  Rev. Ken Hickman officiated.  Mrs. Worthy, age 73, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 17, 2022, at her home in Prentiss.

Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Worthy was born Feb. 3, 1948, in Houston, Texas, to Fred and Catherine Stout Cornelson.  An avid reader, she surrounded herself with books and especially enjoyed romance and mystery novels.  Mrs. Worthy will be remembered as an excellent cook and her family has fond memories of the delicious goodies she made, such as Martha Washington candy, Divinity and an array of jams and jellies.  She was also known for her delicious homemade cornbread and cream corn.  Mrs. Worthy was a retired seamstress, having worked at garment factories and also the Pioneer Company in Columbia.

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Mrs. Worthy is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Catherine Cornelson; her husband of over 50 years, Cleatus Earl Worthy and a sister, Freddie Lynn Bass.

She is survived by her son, Fredrick Earl (Vicki) Worthy of Vidalia, Louisiana; three daughters, Ryda Catherine (Terry) Worthy of Foxworth, Rachel Elizabeth (Keli) Worthy of Brandon, Sarah Frances (Jeffery) Broome of Prentiss and one sister, Melanie Glosson of Seminary.  “Nana Anna”, as she was affectionately called, also leaves behind her grandchildren, Katelyn Rose Worthy, Abigail A. Worthy, Halyn Beall, Zachary Beall, Joseph Powell, Kerri Powell, Johsua Broome, Justin Broome and Tyler Broome.  She also leaves behind seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the cemetery on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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