Services for Lois Lavell Braxton Chesteen were held Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel.

The Rev. David Richardson officiated. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Chesteen, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Neshoba County Nursing Home in Philadelphia.

She was born and reared in Jackson where she graduated from Central High School and Draughon's Business College. She raised three children while in Jackson before moving to Philadelphia in 1975.

Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia Anthony of Philadelphia; son, Clyde Randolph Chesteen of Terry; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Myra Jean Jordan of Brandon, Rose Anne Lyons of Florence, Colleen Crocker and Martha Elaine Munn, both of Philadelphia; and brothers, Richard Braxton of Texas and Michael Braxton of Bolton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Minnie Elizabeth Cook and brother, Oliver Braxton.