Nellie Streeter

HOUSTON – Nellie Mae Streeter, 88, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. She was born Jan. 22, 1925, in Fouke, Ark., to Webb McCormick and Lydia McFerrin McCormick. She was a well-known nurse and known for her fried apple pies and butter roll. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

Services will be at noon today at Memorial Funeral Home of Houston with the Rev. Wade Mathis officiating. Burial will be at Poplar Springs Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her two daughters, Lana Pepper (Bruce) of Houston and Dianne Womack (Donnie) of Mantee; one brother, J.Z. McCormick of Tupelo; eight grandchildren, Jan Hollingsworth, Gene Kimbrough, Jason Womack, Jennifer Callahan, Lori Reifers, Craig Pepper, Mike Pepper and Rhonda Coleman; numerous great-grandchildren; special caregiver, Alice Strickland; and close friends, Penny, Ronnie, Nikki and Lizzie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Basco Streeter; and her parents, Webb and Lydia McCormick.

Pallbearers will be Gene Kimbrough, Jason Womack, Heath Hollingsworth, Matt Callahan and Gabriel Womack.

Honorary pallbearer will be Aaron Streeter Womack.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Feb. 13, Chickasaw Journal.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home.

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