Kathleen Avant Dew

Kathleen Avant Dew, 59, a homemaker and resident of Lyon, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Mike Dew of Lyon; her mother, Birdie Hughes Avant of Clarksdale; a brother, Randy Avant of Lyon; and a sister, July Ann Avant of Clarksdale.

She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Avant.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 19, 2019, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Gardens in Lyon.

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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