Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Lottie Chamblee Humphries

Lottie Chamblee Humphries, 85, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Louisville Healthcare in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, June 16, from 9:00-11:00 at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, with the funeral following at 11:00, Rev. Larry Haggard presiding. Interment and graveside services will be at Louisville Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Humphries was born October 10, 1925 in Leake County, Mississippi, the daughter of Elbert and Byrd Caston Chamblee. She graduated from East Central Junior College and Mississippi State College for Women, and taught English for many years, retiring from Noxapater High School. She was a member of Camp Ground United Methodist Church, and was active in community and club work.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Marion, her husband Burnice Thomas (Billy) Humphries, and her son, Tom Chamblee Humphries. She is survived by her son, David Humphries and his wife Linda of Louisville, and her daughters, Charlotte Humphries of Hammond, Louisiana and Burnice (Bunny) Reihsmann and her husband Oscar of Vicksburg. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ivan Reihsmann of Portland, Oregon, Conrad Reihsmann of Vicksburg, and Evan and Eric Humphries of Louisville.

Pall bearers will be Ernest Fleming, James Humphries, Ronnie Mitchell, Jerry Smith, Scotty Smith and Kim Webb.

Memorials may be made to Camp Ground United Methodist Church.