Lonnie Lee Mallory of Canton, Mississippi, son of the late Melvin and Irene Runyon Mallory, was born in Dudley, Missouri on August 31, 1947, passed away in Canton, Mississippi on June 11, 2018, at the age of 70 years, 9 months and 11 days.
Lonnie was raised in Dudley and spent twenty-one years in the U. S. Air Force, and was a resident of Canton, Mississippi. He had served in the U. S. Air Force as an Electronic Warfare Technician. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, being outdoors working in the yard and drinking coffee.
On June 4, 1967, he married Alta L. Thrasher.
Surviving are his wife, Alta Mallory of Canton, Mississippi; one daughter, Renee (Tommy) Stallings of Canton, Mississippi; one son, Brian (Jennifer) Mallory of Greensboro, North Carolina; six grandchildren; four brothers, Mac Mallory, Donald (Nellie) Mallory all of Dexter, James (Melissa) Mallory of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Kenneth (Leyda) Mallory of Mary Esther, Florida; two sisters, June (Jimmy) Teets of Dexter and Ruth (Ken) Tippen of Bloomfield. Numerous relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Daniel, Duane, Charles, Gerald and Dennis Mallory and one sister, Irma Crank.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Interment will follow in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.