January 22, 2021
MACON – Artie “Mae” McCleod, 73, died Jan. 12, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Zion Hill Cemetery, with William Thomas officiating. Visitation is from 1-5 p.m. today, at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Macon is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. McCleod was born May 14, 1947, in Noxubee County, to the late Mary Alice McCleod and Earnest King. She was formerly employed in domestic work and was a member of Second Baptist M.B. Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Magnolia McCleod and James Earl “Sunny” McCleod. She is survived by her daughter, Annie Ruth McCleod of Macon; siblings, Carol McCleod, Barbara McCleod, Robert McCleod, Rufus McCleod, Calvin McCleod, Earnest McCleod; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Antion Patterson, James Brown, Rodrick Patterson, Treon Patterson, Kurt Glenn, Keyyon McCleod, Ira Lee McCleod and Johnnie Price.