Alva Newell Strong

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 22, 2011

March 30, 1910 – May 18, 2011

NATCHEZ — Services for Alva Newell Strong, 101, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Natchez Community Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Wynn officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Strong was born March 30, 1910, in Loyd Star, the daughter of William Albert Newell and Sally Wallace Newell. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Natchez and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pat Henry Strong; and one son, Henry Carlos “Bud” Strong.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Louise Inmon; two granddaughters, Jean Holland and Charlotte Burris and husband, Danny; two great-grandchildren, Charlette Wright and husband, David, and Jonathan “Jon Boy” Holland; two great-great-grandchildren, Kari Wright and fiancé, Matt Woods, and Sabastian Wright; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Spencer Stutzman, Jerry Holloway, Chuck Gilbert, John Leckie, Donald Estes and Harold House.

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