Rebecca 'Becky' White Killen
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:00 AM
Services for Rebecca "Becky" White Killen were held Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Vaughn officiating. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Killen, 72, of Philadelphia, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Neshoba County and Philadelphia. She worked in the office of American Tarp and had formerly worked for several years in the tribal office for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Mrs. Killen was a member of East Philadelphia Baptist Church and recently attended Ocobla Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Robin Hooper and Dana Rea Gray, both of Philadelphia; son, Alvin C. "Buddy" Killen of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Rivers Gray, Jamie Lee Gray, C. J. Rea, Cody Killen and Colt Killen; and a number of nieces, nephews and their families.
Mrs. Killen was preceded in death by her former husband, Charlie Killen; parents, A. C., Jr. and Annie Pearl White; sister, Brenda White Livingston and brother, Jerry Marlin White.
Pallbearers were Colt Killen, C. J. Rea, Myron Williams, Donnie Kea, Barry Clark, Nicholas Posey and Dustin Posey. Honorary pallbearers were Cody Killen, Jimmy Rea, Sennett Killen and Luke Gray.