Merlene Tyer Steed
August 20, 1936 - January 11, 2018
Mrs. Merlene Steed, 81, of Rolling Fork MS, formerly of Bentonia MS, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Sharkey Issaquena Community Hospital in Rolling Fork.
She was born on August 20, 1936, in Yazoo County MS to Willie Bob
and Jennie Lewis Tyer. She moved to the Rolling Fork area in 1958, where she lived until her death. She was a member of the Rolling Fork First Baptist Church.
Merlene was preceded in death by her parents Willie Bob and Jennie Tyer, 2 brothers, Charles Tyer and Bobby Tyer and 3 sisters, Annie Katherine Tyer, Patsy Pickett and Maxine Martin, her twin sister.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Michelle Minks , Tammy Nuckolls and Tori Moore. Also a sister, Ellen Belanger, 4 grandchildren , Zackary Lancaster, Jedidiah Lancaster, Luke Nuckolls and Erin Minks, and 2 great grandchildren , Arely Minks and Arabella Lancaster.
Visitation and Memorial Services will be conducted on Sunday, January 14, at First Baptist Church in Rolling Fork, MS. Visitation will start at 1:00 p.m., with the Memorial immediately following at 1:30 p.m.