John Lynn Lisenbe
John Lynn Lisenbe
  • December 17, 1916 - August 17, 2017
  • Bailey, Mississippi

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John L. Lisenbe, Sr.

Funeral services for John L. Lisenbe, Sr. will be held Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 2:00pm at Bethel Southern Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Roy McNeill officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Southern Methodist Church Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home in Meridian is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lisenbe, 101 years old, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Lisenbe's aim was to reach the age of 100, which he surpassed. He was retired from the Unites States Air Force and was a lifelong member of Bethel Southern Methodist Church where he also taught Sunday school. He was also a Gideon.
Mr. Lisenbe was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Doris Jeanette Lisenbe.
He is survived by his daughter, Clarie Murphy (Marlan) of Bailey, MS; a son, John Lisenbe, Jr. (Teresa)of Meridian, MS; grandchildren: John N. Lisenbe, Sarah Lisenbe, Jason Pittman, Glenn Murphy, Jeffery Murphy (Tera) and Amy Semmes (Michael); great grandchildren: Connor and Brayden Murphy, along with nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Stephens Funeral Home in Meridian.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Gideons.
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Arrangements under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home, Meridian, MS.