STARKVILLE — Charles Mendell Courtney, 64, died July 29, 2020. A private graveside service is today, in Memorial Garden Park. Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Courtney was born Oct. 17, 1955, in Greenwood, to the late S.M. Courtney and Jane Courtney. He was a graduate of Pillow Academy and attended Mississippi State University. He was formerly employed in radio broadcasting, insurance sales and wireless sales and was a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Eloise Couch. He is survived by his wife, Kay Makamson Courtney; children, Jason Courtney of Brandon and Janna Sanford of Starkville; sister, Barbara Schilling of Magnolia; and four grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on August 2, 2020
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