Published 11:17 am Friday, February 21, 2014
PORT GIBSON — Addie Harvey died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at her home. She was 83.
Mrs. Harvey was a member of Beechland M. B. Church, where she participated in the choir. She taught in the Claiborne County School District for 40 years and then for two years at CEF.
She was the first woman elected to the Claiborne County School Board, where she served for 21 years. She was a member of the Claiborne County Hospital Board, the Community Health Center Board, and the Retired Teachers Association.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Salomia Wilson-Atlas; her husband, George Harvey; a daughter, Sharon Charles Hunt; two brothers, Charlie Atlas, Jr. and Albert Atlas; and a sister, Eliza Jane Wallace.
Survivors include three sons, Stanley Harvey of Picayune, Marvin Harvey and Raheem Harvey, both of Port Gibson; three sisters, Salomia Small, Pearl Hall and Carrie Randall, all of Port Gibson; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Mercy Seat M. B. Church in Port Gibson with the Rev. Frank McGriggs officiating. Burial will be in the Thompson Memorial Garden Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home Inc. of Port Gibson.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home, with a family hour from 5 to 6p.m., and Saturday at the church, from 10 a.m. until the service.