Dr. Mack A. Breazeale, 79, a retired Senior Scientist with the University of Mississippi, died Monday, September 14, 2009 at his home in Oxford. Funeral services will be Monday, September 21, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at Oxford-University United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at Shipley Cemetery in Bristol, TN. Visitation will be Monday, September 21, 2009 from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 at Oxford-University United Methodist Church.
Born in Leona Mines, VA, Dr. Breazeale was a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church. He was a fellow of Acoustical Society of America, a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, a member of the American Physical Society, and also a member of Phi Kappa Phi. Dr. Breazeale was preceded in death by his first wife, Joanne O' Dell and by his step-daughter, Amy Louise Scott.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Hanna Scott Breazeale of Oxford; one daughter, Jennifer Lee Breazeale Ball and her husband, David of Knoxville, TN; two sons, David Mark Breazeale and his wife, Karen of Corinth, MS and William Carl Breazeale of Sacramento, CA; two step-sons, Charles M. Scott, Jr. and his wife, Rebecca of Clinton, MS, and Stephen H. Scott and his wife, Linda of Flora, MS; one brother, Clarence W. Breazeale of Morristown, TN; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild..
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Dr. Breazeale's memory be made to, Berea College, CPO 2216, Berea, KY 40404 or to Oxford-University United Methodist Church, 424 South 10th Street, Oxford, MS 38655.