Mack Everett Mooney, age 87, of Greenwood formerly of Greenville, passed away on Monday May 04, 2015 at Indywood-Glen Personal Care Home.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM Thursday 05/07/2015 at the North Greenwood Baptist Church parlor. Funeral services will follow in the North Greenwood Baptist Church sanctuary. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville, MS. Dr. Jim Phillips will officiate the services.
Mack was born one of ten children to Marion and Lorena (Wilson) Mooney in Collins, MS. He graduated from Salem High School in Collins. He was a WW II Veteran having served in the Philippines. Upon returning from war he attended the University of Southern Mississippi and business machine repair school. While living in Collins he was a member of Ora Baptist Church. He moved to Greenville in 1950, met and married Doris Dickerson Mooney in 1952, and was the owner of Mack Mooney Business Machines for over 40 years. He was an active member and Deacon at Second Baptist Church in Greenville. Mack enjoyed being part of the community serving in the Greenville Exchange Club; Jaycee's Club and was a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was in the Shriner's Club and the Woodmen of the World fraternity. After retiring and moving to Greenwood Mack moved his membership to North Greenwood Baptist Church. Mack was an avid coon hunter, fisherman, gardener and a great story teller who never met a stranger. Mack was a dedicated loving family man who enjoyed participating in his children's events and at any sporting event the "train whistle" was surely to be heard.
He was preceded in death by his parents Marion F. and Lorena Wilson Mooney and wife of 59 years Doris Dickerson Mooney.
Mack is survived by two daughters, Katie Mooney (Chris) Coughlin of Leonardtown, MD, Kara Mooney (Ben) Naron of Greenwood, MS. Three granddaughters, Maura Paige Coughlin of Memphis, TN, Maeve Brenna Coughlin of Leonardtown, MD, and Rachel Jane Naron of Greenwood, MS. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the employees of Indywood-Glen and Grace Hospice for the excellent care and love given.
Pallbearers are Mike Mooney, Bobby Mooney, Paul Mooney, Don Mooney, Gerald Vance and Bobby Wayne Mooney. Honorary pallbearers are Harold Bryant, Dale Morgan, Wesley Higgason and Jeffery Mooneyham.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor New York, NY 10017.