ELBERT MASSIE, BRANDON, MS

Elbert Massie, 76, of Brandon passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013,  at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.  Born in Southpoint, OH on February 23, 1936, a son of the late Irene (Workman) Massie and Willard Massie, Elbert is  survived by: his wife, Jo Ann Kirk Massie; a daughter, Rita Mallette, of Mendenhall; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Effie and Willard Massie; his mother, Irene Workman Massie; three sisters, Thelma (Bill) Sayre, Goldie (Tommie) Hamilton, Olive (Louie) Kacsor; and four brothers, Milton (Loie) Massie, Burkey Massie, Garland (Lucille) Massie, and Ralph Massie. Visitation will be held at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall on Friday, January 4, 2013, from 5 pm until 8 pm.  Religious services will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Everett Baptist Church at 1:00 pm with Rev. John Hux officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.