Saturday, November 14, 2015

William “Clyde” Mize

William “Clyde” Mize, 68, passed away at this residence on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. A graveside service with military honors will be held at Salem Cemetery in Macon, MS. on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.  Cockrell Funeral Home of Macon is entrusted with arrangements.

Mr. Mize was born in Macon, MS to the late Charles Ross and Maudie Cordelia Wood Mize. He attended school in Macon, MS. He joined U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War as a Ranger. Mr. Mize was awarded the Bronze Star, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the 
Vietnam Campaign Medal. After his military service, he returned to Macon where he was employed as a mechanic. Most recently he was self-employed as a used car dealer. Mr. Mize attended West Side Baptist Church in Macon.

Mr. Mize’s survivors include his wife: Kay Mize of Macon; three daughters: Michele Summers of Denham Springs, LA, Heather Charlton of Louisville, MS, and Ashley Richardson of Columbus, MS. He is also survived by two sisters: Joann Bartlett of Toomsuba, MS and Laura Clark of Columbus, MS and by one brother: Charles A. Mize of Mammoth Cave, KY and by six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or