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Services for Alma Faye Sanders Daniel, 82, of Stonewall are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Richard Dickerson will officiate. Burial will follow at Byrds Prairie Cemetery near Tupelo. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Daniel passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1934, south of Tupelo, to Sam and Myrtle Thompson Sanders. She attended Eureka grade school, south of Tupelo and attended Tupelo High School. She lived in Lawton for 20 years and moved back to Stonewall in 1979.
She married Leonard Daniel July 21, 1961, in Tupelo. Mrs. Daniel was a homemaker, helped on the family farm and worked at a daycare.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard Daniel of the home; her children, Ricky Ellis, Pam King and her husband, Gary, Barry Ellis, Tammy Latimer and her husband, Brian, Tom Daniel and his wife, Sharyl, and Kim Lackey and her husband, Gary; her grandchildren, Angela, Jenny, Beth and Ben Ellis, Heather Mendez, Carey Whaley and her husband, Justin, Kelly Stokes and her husband, Taylor, Tori Deck and Zach Lankford, Zach Caldwell and his wife, Lisa, Tobie Jones and her husband, Matt, Jonathan Daniel, Bradianne Roberson and her husband, Trey, Shelby Davis and her husband, Trevor, and Trent Lackey; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; her brothers, Jack, Herbert, Audie and Jerry, all of Tupelo and Glenn of Stratford; a sister, Beverly White of Tupelo; and a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Nola Davis, of Stonewall.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two baby sisters; a grandson, Chad Ellis; and a favorite dog, Daisy.
Bearers will be her grandson, Zach Caldwell, Jonathan Daniel, Trent Lackey, Taylor Stokes, Zach Lankford, Matt Jones, Trey Roberson and Trevor Davis.
Published on February 7, 2017
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