November 4, 1956 - July 27, 2017
John E. McDyess was born on November 4. 1956 to the late Willie Mae Williams and the late Laddie Watts in Clarke County, Mississippi. He departed life on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Jeff Anderson Hospital in Meridian, MS. John accepted Christ at the age of 15 and joined the Spiritual True Holiness Church of God of Brashiertown, Mississippi under the leadership of the late Overseer Vicie Dunning .. He was called into the ministry and later ordained as an Elder. John loved his family and friends selflessly. He enjoyed singing and preaching. He loved to paint and fix things. John ,vas easy-going and known by many as a "good Godly man.·· In 1977, John began work at Burlington Industries in StonewalL MS. He departed at the closing of the plant after working 25 years. He then began work at Sara Lee Bakeries later named Bimbo Bakeries. He ,vas employed for 13 years until his health began to fail. He is preceded in death by one daughter, Toshiba C. McDyess, and two sisters: Rosie Marie Williams and Joyce Robinson. John leaves to cherish his loving and devoted wife of 39 years, Pearline Bolden McDyess: nvo devoted daughters, Tina D. McDyess, Newton, MS and Alexia (Jarmon) Powe, Hattiesburg, MS. Five sisters: Willie E. McDyess, Rosehill, MS. Florene Collins, Baltimore, MD. Bobbie Hall, Shubuta, MS. Mary E. Watts, Meridian, MS, and Gloria (Dion) Anthony, Shubuta, MS; Six brothers: James (Charlotte) McDyess of Shubuta, MS, Leonard McDyess, Baltimore, MD. Charles McDyess, Indianapolis, IN, Willie C.(Marquetta) McDyess, DeSota. MS, Frank Watts, Meridian, MS and Tyrone Roberts, Waynesboro, MS; Six sister-in-laws, Cinda Ward, Cleveland,OH ,Mary Buckley. Enterprise, MS, Merlene Davis, Shubuta. MS, Mary Davis, Quitman, MS, Maggie Bolden, Chicago. IL, and Mary A. Bolden, Indianapolis. IN, and Three brother-in-laws, James (Melissa) Davis. Brandon, MS, John (Elaine) Bolden Indianapolis, IN, Percy Gray Sr.. Chicago. IL: a devoted mother-in-law, Mary Louise Davis, Brashiertown. MS and a stepmother, Virginia Watts, Meridian, MS. He also leaves to cherish three grandchildren: JaLexus Powe, Jonathan Powe, and Joshua Powe: a devoted niece, Charolette McCarty and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
John E. McDyess was born on November 4. 1956 to the late Willie Mae Williams and the late Laddie Watts in Clarke County, Mississippi. He departed life on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Jeff Anderson Hospital in Meridian, MS. John accepted Christ... View Obituary & Service Information
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