William Lee "Willie" McBride

July 24, 1940 - July 27, 2016 

William Lee "Willie" McBride

July 24, 1940 - July 27, 2016 

Obituary for William Lee "Willie" McBride

Ripley, Mississippi--- Mr. William Lee "Willie" McBride, Jr. 76, passed away on July 27, 2016 at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley Mississippi. Willie was born on July 24, 1940 to William Lee, Sr. and Martha Smith McBride in Memphis TN. Willie was a graduate of Ripley High School, Mississippi State University, and John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in Nashville, TN. He was the owner and funeral director of McBride Funeral Home, Inc. for approximately sixty years, working along side his father, Mr. Bill McBride, Sr. from an early age. He was veteran of the Mississippi Army National Guard. Willie was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Willie is survived by: His wife: Nancy Myers McBride of Ripley, MS: One son: Brent McBride (Jayna) of Ripley, MS: Two daughters: Loren McBride Lewellen (James) of Collierville, TN: Andrea McBride Shappley (Ben) of Ripley, MS: Six grandchildren: Morgan, Anna-Katherine, and Mason Lewellen: Cole and Mary Leise McBride: Jase Roberson: And his special friend and caregiver: Carol Edgeston of Tiplersville, MS:

He was preceded in death by: His parents:

Memorials May Be Made To:

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P.O. Box 1351
Ripley, MS 38663

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