2014-04-03 / Obituaries


Aletha A. Mott, 68, of Leroy died April 2, 2014 at her residence.

She was born Sept. 8, 1945. She was a native of Philadelphia, Miss. She was a retired secretary/bookkeeper in the paint, glass and building supply business.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Reese Mott Sr., Leroy; three sons, Reese Mott II, Gulfport, Miss., David Mott, Villa Rica, Georgia, Jamie P. Mott, Caledonia, Miss.; two sisters, Frances Weatherford, Meridian, Miss., Betty Pearce, Steamboat Springs, Colorado; nine grandchildren.

Local visitation will be Friday, April 4 at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Additional visitation will take place Sunday, April 6 at McLain-Hays Funeral Home, 1002 East Main Street, Philadelphia, Miss. from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service. Burial will be in the Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Philadelphia, Miss.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation.

 An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.


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