Graveside services for Mack Pickle were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 3 p.m. from Coleman Cemetery in McAdams with the Rev. Ben McDaniel officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Pickle, 71, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Regency Hospital of Meridian.

He was a native of the McAdams community in Attala County and was a longtime resident of Philadelphia and Neshoba County.

He attended Holmes Community College and Delta State University. Mr. Pickle worked as a production scheduler at U.S. Motors for several years. He was retired from the Mississippi Army National Guard. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Mr. Pickle was preceded in death by his parents, Leighton and LaVerne Pickle.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Pickle of Philadelphia; son, Earnest Pickle of Philadelphia; daughter, Penny (Thomas) White of Starkville; grandchildren, Jordan White, Anna White and Maylind White; sisters, Ann Wideman of Northport, Ala. and Lucy Swindle of Tupelo; brother, James Pickle of McAdams; and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Pallbearers were Larry Wasson, Scott Wasson, Willie Wasson, Jo David Williams, Allen Standard, Randy Swindle, Oliver Tann and Jimmy Pickle. Honorary pallbearers were Dusty Moss and Brady Moss.