Monday, October 15, 2012

Mr. M. O. Estes

Mr. James E. “M. O.” Estes, 75, passed away on October 15, 2012, at his residence in Louisville,Mississippi, surrounded by his loving family.  Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rickey McKay officiating.  Interment will be in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Estes was born on December 27, 1936.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Mr. Estes was a retired electrician with McWhirter Electric and Weyerhaeuser Corporation.   

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jane Chamblee Estes of LouisvilleMississippi; his daughter, LeAnn Boswell and husband, Kenny, also of Louisville; and two sons, Hal Estes and wife, Susan; and Patrick Estes and wife, Michelle, all of NoxapaterMississippi.  Mr. Estes has three sisters:  Maxine McCool of NoxapaterMississippi; Jean Woodruff of Louisville; and Elsie Carter (J. C.) also of Noxapater.  He also has three brothers:  Dee Estes (Patti) of PrentissMississippi; Bob Estes (Faith) of Noxapater; and Jerry Estes (Ilene) of Louisville.  Mr. Estes is survived by seven grandchildren:  Trent Boswell, Taylor Smith, Brooke Smith, Jacob Smith, Kayla Estes, Braden Estes, and Cody Estes.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Littleton “Wert” Worthy and Lottie Craig Estes; and his brother, Wayne Estes.

Pallbearers will be Bobby McWhirter, Jimmy McWhirter, Troy Ward, Neal Chandler, John Vowell, William Holman, Billy Caperton, and Ray Sims.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Men’s Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church.  Memorials may be given to Calvary Baptist Church, c/o Jo Ellen Johnson, 875 Old Robinson RoadLouisvilleMS 39339

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue,LouisvilleMS.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at