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.

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