Lydia Dianne Case
Published 11:40 am Friday, March 25, 2011
Oct. 15, 1962 – March 24, 2011
BROOKHAVEN — Services for Lydia Dianne Case, 48, who died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at her residence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Methodist Church.
Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Riverwood Funeral Home in Brookhaven.
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Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at the church.
Mrs. Case was born Oct. 15, 1962, the daughter of Delton Case and Hilda Myers McManus. She was a graduate of South Natchez High School and a graduate of Mississippi State University. She was a parasitologist and was a well-known microbiologist.
Mrs. Case attended a number of universities and had a number of other professional degrees.
She was a member of Morgantown Baptist Church.
She was an avid sports fan and a great softball player. She loved watching basketball and going to Nascar races. She loved music and played a number of musical instruments.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Troy and Lottie Myers of Meadville and Nettie Case of Brookhaven.
Survivors include her parents; one sister, Lajaun Case; one niece, Danaé Beach; one nephew, Drue Beach; four aunts, Nancy Burris, Willie Templet, Bernice Walker and Donis Tullos; one uncle, Emerson Case; a special friend, Tanya Verucchi; and a number of cousins and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to www.riverwoodfamily.com.