Celestine Lyon Ishee
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday at Hulett-Winstead Chapel for Mrs. Celestine Lyon Ishee, 101, of Petal, MS.
She died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Perry County Nursing Center.
Interment will be in Roseland Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Ishee retired from Reliance Manufacturers as a seamstress after thirty years. Mrs Ishee and her husband were founding members of 19th Avenue Baptist Church. Later, she became a member of First Baptist Church of Petal. She loved gardening, cooking, and sewing. She love her family and would help anyone in need.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Ishee, one son, Terry Wayne Ishee, one daughter, Sharon Waldrop, four brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Word (William) of Petal, MS; seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 196 Charmant Dr., Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM Wednesday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.