Funeral services for Maxcine Mize, 87, of Waterproof were held at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Ron Ledford and Bro. Curtis Smith officiating.
Burial followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Mrs. Mize was born May 8, 1922, in El Dorado, AR, the daughter of Elisha and Jane Webb. She departed this earthly veil Sunday, July 12, 2009. Surrounded by her beloved family to enter the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her awaiting loved ones that had preceded her. She was a resident of Waterproof, a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Clinton Mize; two sons, Robert Daniel Mize Sr., and Johnny Mize; her parents; two grandsons, Robert Daniel Mize Jr. and John Wesley Mize II; one granddaughter, Sharon Walker; two brothers, Alton Webb and Dalton Webb; and three sisters, Charlene Walters, Mary Bankston and Trudy Bankston.
Survivors include three sons, Owen Mize of Ferriday, Ray Mize and wife, Anna, and Richard Mize and wife, Brenda, all of Waterproof; five daughters, Evelyn Mohon and husband, Willard, of Vidalia, Ann Walker and husband, George, Wanda Fife and husband, Kenny, all of Waterproof, Darline Sweat and husband, Jerry, of Ferriday and Becky Lee and husband, Johnny, of Monterey; and one sister, Peggy Southern of Winnsboro. Also surviving are a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandsons, Larry Mize, Matt Long, Guy Long, Joey Mize, Timothy Mize, Lenny Mize, Brad Fife, Clinton Sweat and Aaron Crawford.
Honorary pallbearer was Ritchie Mize.