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Etta Mae (Packer) McCreary

November 28, 1928 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 93)

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Etta Mae McCreary

Resting in the arms of our Savior

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Etta Mae McCreary was born on November 28, 1928, to the union of Harry and Millie Packer. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior and united with the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Natchez, AL. She served the Lord throughout her lifetime and was dedicated to her church. As an active Christian, she served in many capacities, including singing in the Shiloh Adult Choir, President of the Missionary Society and President of the Pastor’s Aide Committee. She was faithfully attentive, until her health failed.


She met the love of her life, William (Bill) Hunt McCreary, and the couple entered the Sanctity of Holy Matrimony on October 14, 1950. Their loving union brought forth seven children. Sis. McCreary worked many years as a Manager of Beatrice Community Center and as a Seamstress at the Silk Mill in Camden, AL. She was a wonderful Baker. Her cakes and egg pies were a special delicacy that others craved. She would often bless others throughout the community, spreading her “tasty gifts” around.


On Friday, May 13, 2022, God saw that she should depart from this earthly world and enter into her Heavenly home. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and five siblings: Willie Lee Packer, David Packer, Rosie Odoms, Irene Wesley and Georgia Liddell.


She leaves to cherish the memories, four daughters: Willie Mae Price of North Hills, CA, Mary McCreary and Betty Jean McCreary both of Beatrice, AL, Anna L. (Danny) Jordan of Long Beach, CA; three sons: William (Wanda) McCreary, Jr. of Beatrice, AL, Tommy L. (Jackie) McCreary of Pascagoula, MS and Willie James McCreary of  Beatrice, AL; twenty grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren, eleven great great-grandchildren, one devoted grandchild: Shelia McCreary, a devoted nieces: Katherine Cunningham; a host of other loved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.




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 Etta McCreary's Funeral Service Program


May 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Banks Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations (Monroeville)
1565 Highway 84 West
Monroeville, AL 36460

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

2:30 PM
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
7203 Robinson Creek Rd.
Beatrice, AL 36445

Interment following funeral service
May 21, 2022

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
7203 Robinson Creek Road
Beatrice, AL 36425

Repass - (Plates To G0)
May 21, 2022

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

Frisco City, AL 36445

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