• 54°

Mike Malone

VIDALIA — Services for Mike Malone, 62, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Natchez Community Hospital after a valiant battle with cancer, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Vidalia Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Clyde Ray Webber and the Rev. Louis Sklar officiating.

Burial will follow at the Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mike was born April 20, 1948, in McComb, the son of Francis Leo Malone and Alma Lee Allen Malone. He attended Vidalia Presbyterian Church. He was past president of the Natchez Civitan Club and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Salvation Army.

Mike retired after 30 years in the banking industry, having been employed by Britton & Koontz Bank for 25 years and five years by United Mississippi Bank.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Pat Malone.

Survivors include his wife, Claudia W. Malone; two daughters, Alicia Rankin Hughes and husband, Keith, of Little Rock, Ark., and Amy Rankin Byrne and husband, Patrick, of St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren, Lucie Hughes, Henry Hughes, Beatrice Byrne and Francis Byrne; one goddaughter, Brooke Sullivan of Natchez; two brothers, Mitch Malone of Meridian and Mark Malone of Brookhaven; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Will Heirtzler, Jake Heirtzler, Andrew Malone, Jeff Thompson, Luke Janette, Joel Misita, Phillip Zuccaro and Jimmy Whitehead.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Vidalia Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.lairdfh.com.

News

Natchez school board cancels bid opening for new high school due to COVID-19

News

5 Miss-Lou residents die of COVID-19 over weekend

News

Remains found in Natchez neighborhood

News

The Dart: Natchez resident loves music

News

Coroner: A Natchez woman dies with COVID-19 Sunday

DEVELOPING NEWS

Suspect in high-speed vehicle chase arrested in Natchez

BREAKING NEWS

Natchez Police investigating Saturday shooting that injured two people

News

Coroner: Two Ferriday men died with COVID-19 Saturday at Merit Health Natchez

News

Natchez freedmen and women largely funded Emancipation Monument in Washington, D.C.

News

Adams County coroner loses 25-year-old granddaughter to COVID-19, urges compliance with health guidelines

News

35-year-old Ferriday resident dies with COVID-19 as cases, hospitalizations continue rising

News

‘American Pickers’ star Mike Wolfe picks Natchez

News

COVID-19 numbers spike locally just before holidays

News

Norm Yvon resigns as lead administrator of Cathedral School

BREAKING NEWS

ACCS falls to Leake Academy in MAIS Class 5A state championship

News

Second suspect arrested in Tuesday armed robbery

Business

Carpenter Newsmedia to acquire Lake Charles American Press

News

Longtime Natchez police officer Otis Mazique dies at 68

News

Man robbed at gunpoint in yard, takes gun from suspect

News

Adams County Sheriff’s Office gets armored truck

News

State reports new Adams County COVID-19 death

News

Bid opening for new Natchez High School postponed

News

Supervisors complain about trash blowing out of trucks

News

ACCS students excited about Thursday’s championship football game