Annie Opal Mobley died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Miss. she lived a number of years in Jackson where she was an inspector for the Presto Manufacturing Co. before making her home in Utica. She was an avid member of the Utica United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Sherman and Claudia Stokes Whitehead; her husband, Robert "Duba" Mobley; her son, David Lewis; 2 brothers, Harold Boswell and Bennie Whitehead and her sister, Bonnie Clark.

Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Kirkland of Utica; her son, Robert Mobley, Jr. of Utica; her sister, Margie Lewis of Philadelphia, Miss.; 4 brothers, Gerald Whitehead of Mtn. View, Ark., Doice Whitehead of Lake Charles, La. and Jim and Douglas Whitehead of Philadelphia, Miss.; 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Utica United Methodist Church with the Rev. Harold Manning officiating and interment followed in the Mobley Cemetery. Nephews served as pallbearers.

Memorials are requested to the Miss. Arthritis Foundation, 731 Avignon Dr., Ridgeland, MS 39157or the Utica United Methodist Church, 317 E. Main St.; Utica, MS 39175.