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Lori Anne Mardis

Nov. 22, 1977 – Jan. 11, 2020


NATCHEZ— A memorial service for Lori Anne Mardis, 42, of Covington, Louisiana, who died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, will be at a later date for family and friends in Natchez.

Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Natchez, under the direction of E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Inc., in Covington.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Christ Episcopal Church, 120 S. New Hampshire in Covington.

A reception will follow at the church hall.

Lori was born Nov. 22, 1977, in Natchez, the daughter of Paul Avery McKinley and Tanya Lee Brewer McKinley.

She was a member of the ZTA Sorority and worked as a librarian at 5thWard Junior High.

Survivors include two daughters, Berkeley Mardis and McKinley Mardis; one son, Bennett Mardis; her parents; three sisters, Kristi Parker and husband, Lane, and their children, Emilee and Alyssa, and Kara Pennington and husband, Nick, and their children, Blake and Ashton, all of Caledonia; the father of her children, Bill Mardis; and her companion, John LaGrange and his father, Gary LaGrange, and

John’s children and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lori Anne’s name to New Orleans Children’s Hospital Pediatric Cancer Unit.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at ejfieldingfh.com.