Irene Letson


GOLDEN, MS – Irene Letson, 86, entered her eternal home surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 13, 2017. She was born in Franklin County, Al. and was a homemaker. She was a member of Walker Baptist Church.

Services will be Sunday, July 16, at 3 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, Ms. with Bro. Roger Johnson and Bro. Mike Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Walker Cemetery, Golden, Ms. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, Ms. will be in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are eight children – Brenda Sides, Patsy Hammock, David Letson (Sylvia), Rickey Letson, Randy Letson (Jennifer), Michael Letson (Patsy) and Keith Letson (Candice), all of Golden, Ms. and Nancy Panter, Decatur, Al.; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren; one sister – Olene Barksdale, Red Bay, Al. and one brother – Donnie Orrick (Dorothy) Golden, Ms.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Junior Letson, two children, Jimmy Letson and Stevie Letson; her parents, Harold and Ethel Orrick; one sister, Edith Lancaster and two brothers, Bill Orrick and Doug Orrick.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 16, 1-3 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, Ms.