BILOXI — Services for Levera Dell “Bip” Malone, 52, of Biloxi, who died Thursday, March 10, 2011, in Gulfport, will be at 11 a.m. today at First Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Eric Dickey officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church.
Memorial services in Natchez will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Webb Funeral Home.
Levera was born June 2, 1958, in Natchez, the daughter of Earl Thomas Malone Sr. and Margaret Ellis Malone. She accepted Christ at a young age and lived her life helping others. She lived in Biloxi for 34 years and was employed by Inez’s Café as a cook for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings, Sylvia Anderson and Abraham Lollis.
Survivors include one loving daughter and best friend, Cynthia E. Malone; a special nephew and son, Osceola Malone; a special stepson, Steven Stewart and wife, Marla; three beautiful grandchildren who were the loves of her life, Levera Williams, Tony Williams and Melvin Reed; seven beautiful step-grandchildren; one beautiful great-grandchild, Jayvyen Williams; seven siblings, Shirley Jones and husband, Stanford, Gwenster Malone, Mary Parker and husband, Franklin, Jonathan Miller, Earl Thomas Malone II and wife, Ruthie, Earl Lollis and Scobby Lollis; special niece, Ashlee Newsome; a number of nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and friends; a special friend, Emanuel “Beaver” Williams; and a dear friend, Inez Proby.