Rose Marie Johnson Vestal

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, October 2, 2019

March 4, 1932 – Sept. 30, 2019

VIDALIA– Graveside services for Rose Marie Johnson Vestal, 87, of Vidalia, who died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, in Vidalia, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Wes Faulk officiating.
Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 9 to 9:40 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Vestal was born March 4, 1932, in Fayette, the daughter of Charles Myron Johnson and Sally McPhate Johnson.
Mrs. Vestal loved her family and her church dearly. She was a good mother and friend. She loved working in her yard and planting flowers.
Mrs. Vestal was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, McRae Vestal; one daughter, Janet Marie Vestal Byrnes; one son, Gary Wayne Vestal; one grandson, Cody Lee Vestal; one sister, Lorene McMahon; and one nephew, John Taylor McMahon.
Survivors include one daughter, Lana Vestal of Vidalia; three sons, Mike Vestal and wife, Debra, of Texas, Charles Vestal of Clayton, and Steve Vestal of Ferriday; four nieces; 11 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mike Vestal, Steve Vestal, Charles Vestal and Matthew Fontenot.
The family would like to extend special thanks to All Saints Hospice and Alexas McElroy and Candy Martin with Simply Southern Caregivers.
Memorials may be made to the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society or Concordia PAWS.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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