Ernestine Bolding Vestal

Published 12:01 am Thursday, July 30, 2015

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April 11, 1926 – July 28, 2015

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NATCHEZ — Services for Ernestine Bolding Vestal, 89, of Vidalia, who died Wednesday, July 28, 2015, at Merit Health Natchez Community, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church of Vidalia with the Rev. Ron Ledford officiating.

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

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from noon until service time Friday, both at the church.

Mrs. Vestal was born April 11, 1926, in Mer Rouge, La., the daughter of Arthur Bolding and Dora Sanford Bolding.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Vidalia and she was a homemaker.

Mrs. Vestal was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, P.R. Vestal; two sons, Richard C. Vestal and Aaron E. Vestal; one great-grandson, Dakota Brashier; and one daughter-in-law, Mary Vestal.

Survivors include one son, Terry Vestal of Vidalia; one daughter, Linda Jamison and husband, Dale, of Vidalia; one sister, Dorothy Manley and husband, J.I., of Bastrop, La.; two daughters-in-law, Kaye Vestal of Natchez and Sue Vestal of Vidalia; 12 grandchildren, Christina Harrison and husband, Lance, and Tracey Paul and husband, Tracy, all of Memphis, Tenn., Dawn Rymer and husband, Lionel, Monica McMullen and husband, Michael, and Amanda Mullins and husband, Jimmy, all of Vidalia, Ted Vestal and wife, April, of Theriot, La., and Tim Vestal and wife, Bridget, of Cutoff, La.; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Lionel Rymer, Jimmy Mullins, Mike Bennett, William Hayman, Tim Vestal and Ronnie Boles.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Boles, Donnie Boles, Michael McMullen, Ted Vestal and J.I. Manley.

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