Mary Orbie Coley

July 2, 1922January 31, 2019

Mary Orbie Coley, 96, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Booneville, MS. She was born July 2, 1922 to John William Lambert and Ida Bell Thompson Lambert. She was a member of Thrasher Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Josh Westmoreland officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Barron of Booneville; sons, Donald R. Coley (Sylvia) of Pearl and Max Coley (Cathy) of Booneville; sister, Syble Barron; grandchildren, Tim Barron, Tracy Hawkins, Jennifer Davis and Jason Coley and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murry Guy Coley; her parents; sisters, Sula Cole, Mada Curtis, Zena Coley and Lavada Cox; brothers, Earl Lambert and Rayborn Lambert; grandson, Matt Barron and son-in-law, Larry Barron. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at


  • Peggy Barron, Daughter
  • Donald R. (Sylvia) Coley, Son
  • Max (Cathy) Coley, Son
  • Syble Barron, Sister
  • Tim Barron, Grandchild
  • Tracy Hawkins, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Davis, Grandchild
  • Jason Coley, Grandchild
  • Murry Guy Coley, Husband
  • John William Lambert, Father
  • Ida Bell Thompson Lambert, Mother
  • Sula Cole, Sister
  • Mada Curtis, Sister
  • Zena Coley, Sister
  • Lavada Cox, Sister
  • Earl Lambert, Brother
  • Rayborn Lambert, Brother
  • Matt Barron, Grandson
  • Larry Barron, Son-in-law
  • Six Great Grandchildren


  • Visitation Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life Saturday, February 2, 2019

Mary Orbie Coley

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February 4, 2019

Dear Ones,
I am a federal worker with the USDA and was notified of your loss. My deepest condolences go to you and your family at these most sad moments of grief. May the Sweet Lord bless all your paths.
With Sincerity

Rachel Barraco
Relief/Lexington Circuit Jackson District