BLUE MOUNTAIN — Services for Mary Bell Millner, 90, are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harmony Baptist Church in Bartlett, Tenn., with burial at Memphis Memory Gardens.

Visitation begins at 10 a.m.

Mrs. Millner died Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at her home. Born in Corinth on Oct. 11, 1930, she attended Alcorn County schools. She was a Christian.

Survivors are a daughter, Barbara Hastings (Reggie) of Blue Mountain; two sons, Charles Millner of Walnut and Bobby Millner (Angie) of Mason, Tenn.; one sister, Dimple Patterson of Myrtle; three brothers, Travis Barker of Myrtle, Dave Barker of Nettelton and Mike Barker of Branson, Mo.; nine grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Millner Sr.; two sons, Richard Millner Sr. and James Millner Jr.; two sisters, Bonnie Land and Wanda Stone; four grandchildren, Ben Pruitt, Amanda Combs, Brandy and Tracy Millner; and two great-grandchildren.

Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Staff Writer

Jebb Johnston is a 1991 Alcorn Central High School graduate and a 1995 Ole Miss journalism graduate. His primary beats are city and county government.

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