Services for Mrs. Lula Mae Steele were held on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 1 p.m. from the Mount Zion United Methodist Church.

The Rev. Peggy Gibson officiated. Burial was followed in the church cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements

Mrs. Steele, 85, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at her home.

She is survived by her husband, William Howard; eight children, William Earl, Clarence, Herman, Margaret, Helen, Dorothy, Sherry and Darrell; one daughter in law; three sisters; 21 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Courtney Day, Bryant Steele, Byron Johnson, Kensley Steele, Karlos Day, Skyler Steele, Keith Johnson and Shelton Lyons.