Services for Carson L. Mowdy were held Friday, July 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. from Bethsaida Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Mowdy, Bro. Mark Mowdy, Brian Mowdy, Bro. Mike Skinner and Dr. Billy James officiating.

Burial followed in Bethsaida Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Mowdy, 77, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

He was a native of Neshoba County and lived in Newton County for several years before moving back to Neshoba County. He was retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Mowdy was a member of Bethsaida Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

Survivors include his daughter, Cindy Giles of Philadelphia; sons, Mark Mowdy (Karen) of McCall Creek, Tim Mowdy (Gina) of Newton and Brian Mowdy (Bridgett) of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Jared Mowdy (Mallory), Jessica Shows (Joseph), Joanna Pierce (Justin), Emma Mowdy, Averi Mowdy and Danica Mowdy; great-grandchildren, Carson Mowdy, Garrett Mowdy, Lyla Shows and Slade Shows; sisters, Myrvene Shannon, Christene Winstead and Linda Mowdy, all of Union; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Mowdy was preceded in death by his wife, Jewelia A. Mowdy; son, Hugh F. Mowdy; son-in-law, Larry Giles; parents, Gershon and Annie Mowdy; sister, Martha Jane Mowdy Williams; and brothers, H.M. Mowdy, W.M. Mowdy and Cletus Mowdy.

Pallbearers were Jared Mowdy, Joseph Shows, Justin Pierce, Glen Pierce, Robin Williams, Jeff Mayo, Jason Mayo and Brad Winstead.