Monday, December 24, 2018

Lonnie Stringfellow

Lonnie Stringfellow, 86, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 27, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Collins and Dr. Cory Brock officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Calvary Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Camp Ground United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Lonnie was born on October 19, 1932, to Ervin Eli and Lula Brooks Stringfellow. He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was involved in Sunday School and served as a deacon. He enjoyed anything outdoors such as hunting and fishing as long as his health allowed.

Mr. Stringfellow is survived by three daughters, Robin Wood of Brandon, Mississippi; Cindy Crawley also of Louisville; and Traci Brock and husband, Steve, also of Brandon. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law Betty Ann Kaiser and Ruby Patricia Carter. One of his greatest joys in life was being “Granddaddy” to his four grandchildren: Megan Withers and husband, Dr. James Withers; Matthew Young and wife Missy; Cory Brock and wife Heather; and Kelsey Brock. Also left to mourn his passing are 10 great-grandchildren: Anna-Young Withers; Eli Withers; Caroline Withers; Barbara Withers; Sarah Margrett Withers; Kody Young; Kylar Young; Ethan Brock; Juliette Brock; Ames Brock; and another arriving May 2019. Lonnie was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara “Barboo” Stringfellow; his parents; four brothers Milman Stringfellow, Edward Stringfellow, his twin Johnny Stringfellow, and S. E. Stringfellow; and his sisters Louise Goff, Virginia Hanson, and Vivian Myers.

Serving as pallbearers are Steve Brock, Jordan Mitchell, Mike Mitchell, James Withers, John Albert Young, and Matthew Young. Memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Stringfellow may be given to Calvary Baptist Church, c/o Jo Ellen Johnson, 4109 Old Robinson Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

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