Dealus Nettles

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 15, 2007

Services for Dealus Leo Nettles, 84, of Bogue Chitto, who died Friday, April 14, 2007, at Camelot Nursing Home in Ferriday, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Brookhaven Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Nettles was born Jan. 3, 1923, the son of Richard and Vertis Nettles. He was a retired manager of Wood Auto Supply in Natchez, where he worked for over 45 years. He was a member of Gum Grove Baptist Church and served in the marines during World War II.

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He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mildred Smith Nettles.

Survivors include his daughters, Sheila King of Ferriday and Shirley Porter of Columbia; grandchildren, Bryan Porter, Chad Porter and Lucas Porter, all of Columbia, Jay King of Ferriday and Megan King of Scott, La.; brother, R.E. Nettles of Brookhaven; and sister, Esteen Cupit of Vidalia.