Meridian Star


March 20, 2014

Julia Mae Faulkner Kea

MERIDIAN —     Services for Julia Kea will be held Saturday at 11am at Webb Chapel with Bro. Lamar Lifer officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Kea, 107, of Meridian, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a retired Nurses Aide and housewife. She was the oldest member of Calvary Baptist Church.

    She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Miller and Margie Cunningham of Meridian; granddaughter, Jan Black Miles of Meridian; grandsons, Charles Miller of Ellisville, and Mike Miller of Palm Beach, Florida; great grandson, Drew Winfield; and great grandsons, Gage and Gavin Winfield.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Kea; grandson, Thomas Kelly Black, Jr.; and great grandson, Ethan Winfield.

    Pallbearers will be Jimbo Crane, Mark Tyrone, Nolie Hinson, Mike Hinson, Steve Cheatham, and Donald Graham. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Bill Rush and Dr. Danny Cheatham.

    In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 3905 8th Street, Meridian, MS 39307.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

    Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 pm at the funeral home.

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