Miss Mary Emma Sikes, 86, of Starkville, passed away at Starkville Manor Nursing Home on Friday, April 29, 2011.
She was a retired cashier for Giant Market. Mary was also a well known baby sitter and was still very close to many of her families.
She is survived by a close friend Joyce McKibben of Starkville; and a cousin John Robert Cockrell of French Camp.
Visitation for Miss Sikes will be held on Sunday, May 1, at Emmanuel Baptist Church from 2 to 3 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Kenny Hodges, Rev. Nap Clark, and Rev. Butch Simmons. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Bradley.
Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1350 Old Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759, Gideons International P.O. Box 669, Starkville, MS 39760-0669, or French Camp Academy, 1 Fine Place, French Camp, MS 39745.
You can go online and sign our guest register at http://www.welchfuneralhomesinc.com .