Michael T. Shows, of Lexington died Friday, January 18, 2019. Visitation will be Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 5 pm til 7 pm at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington. Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday, January 21, 2019 also at the funeral home. Burial will be at McLellan Wilkins Cemetery.
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Mike was born in Magee, MS on August 27, 1951 to Joe and Maurine Shows.
He is survived in death by his mother, Maurine Shows; his wife, Lila Brown Shows, who he married May 9, 1973; son, Michael Rodrick Joseph Shows (Katrina); daughter, Misty Shows Mathis (Mike); brothers, Ronnie Shows (Vicky) and Tim Shows (Denise); sister, JoEllen Shirley (David); sisters-in-law, Linda Dickerson (Miles) and Brenda Tate (Ricky); grandchildren,Kale Shows, Michaela Shows, Aleila Harrell, Michael Mathis and Lexi Shows; and many nieces and nephews.
Mike and Lila were living with their daughter Misty and her husband Mike in Clinton at the time of his death. He loved spending time with his wife and best friend of 46 years. He spoiled his grandchildren and loved every
moment he spent with them. He loved to fish and travel. His favorite place was Gatlinburg, Tn which he would refer to as "God's Country". He was known to bring the fun and laughter to wherever he went. He had many dear friends who loved just being around him just as his family.