Carlene Kyzar McNease


Carlene Kyzar McNease

92, Bassfield

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Ebenezer Baptist Church for Mrs. Carlene Kyzar McNease, 92, of Bassfield, who died on Tuesday, May 28 in Columbia. Burial followed in the Ebenezer Cemetery. Rev. Mike Aultman and Rev. Daniel Lee officiated at the services. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until the time of the services on Friday, May 31 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She was born on Oct. 6, 1926, in Columbia, to Carl Kyzar and Effie Moody Kyzar. She attended Draughns Business School for two years. She and Johnnie Reece McNease were married and had four children.  She was a homemaker and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Johnnie McNease; daughter, Alicia Kaye Dyess; daughter-in-law, Kathy McNease, and great-great-grandson, Isaiah Lee.

Survivors include one daughter, Janet Lee of Bassfield; two sons, Barry McNease of Bassfield and Doug McNease (Barbara) of Purvis; one brother, Milton Kyzar of Morgantown; one sister, Sadie Petty of Improve; son-in-law, Devin Dyess; 10 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jeffrey Lee, Wesley Lee, Bobby McNease, Jonathan Culpepper, Marty Raybourn, Peyton McNease, Rickey Hall III, Aaron Lee and John Lee.

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Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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