Gunman's mother laid to rest

By Daniel Curtis - bio | email

Samson, Ala. (WSFA) - The healing process continues for the families of the victims of the deadly shootings.

The first victim of gunman Michael McClendon, and his closest relative, was laid to rest Monday.

Funeral services were held for Lisa Mclendon, the mother of gunman Michael Mclendon.

Ms. McClendon was found shot in her home in Kinston, Alabama. The home was then torched.

Family members chose to pay their respects in private at First Baptist Church in Samson.

The funerals for the rest of the family members McClendon killed will be held Tuesday.

Services for James and Virginia White and  Dean and Tracy Wise will be held at First Baptist Church in Samson at 11:00am Tuesday.