Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Billie Clark McCully

Billie Joyce Clark McCully passed away on May 14, 2018 at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, MS. Billie Joyce was born June 7, 1931 to Spiva “Buck” Clark and Lucille Vickers Clark. She graduated as valedictorian of her class at Sturgis High School in 1949 and married James S. “Pete” McCully soon after. The couple made their home on the McCully Dairy farm in the Evergreen Community. In 1968 they purchased Pete’s Bait Shop on Cagle Street and operated it until 1987. She was an active member of Evergreen Baptist Church and served as church pianist and organist for over 40 years. She was also active in WMU and other programs of the church. She served as Woman’s Chairman for the Winston County Farm Bureau and later as a District Woman’s Chairman for the Mississippi Farm Bureau. 

Billie Joyce and Pete had 3 children, James S. McCully Jr. (Pam), Timothy Vickers McCully (Sonya), and Elizabeth “Beth” M. McCorkle (Charlie). She is survived by her brother, William S. Clark (Patsy), seven grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted on Thursday, May 17, at 11:00 a.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the service time at the church. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Evergreen Baptist Church or Evergreen Cemetery.

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