Barbara Sue Dye
Barbara Sue Dye, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., on Feb. 21, 1950, to James Huston Hicks and Evelyn Opal Campbell Hicks.
No services are scheduled at this time. Booneville Funeral Home will be assisting the family.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Lynn Dye of Booneville; one daughter, Kassie Parrish of Booneville; one granddaughter, Killian Dye of Booneville; and great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Kaylee.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Richard Nelson ‘Big Dunk’ Duncan
Richard Nelson “Big Dunk” Duncan 58, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. He was born July 15, 1963, in Missouri to David Nelson Duncan and Barbara Jean Jones Duncan. Big Dunk liked watching Alabama Football (Roll Tide Roll!), playing with his grandson, spending time with his family, racing and boats. He liked to hunt and was a Mason.
A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at 6 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home. Booneville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by two daughters, Allisa Mask (Caden) of Booneville, and Hayle Sharp (Andrew) of Strayhorn; one brother, Andy Duncan (Angela) of Meridian; one grandson, Asher Dingler; two nephews, Alex Duncan, Aaron Duncan (Wendy); two nieces, Kenita Moore and Brandi Gann; two great-nephews, Ryder Moore and Kase Moore; and the mother of his children, Charlotte Duncan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Nelson Wade Duncan; sister, Daveta Gann; granddaughter, Hayden Renea Mask; and great-niece, Addy Buchanan.
Pallbearers were Mike Cain, Mike Carter, Alex Duncan, Aaron Duncan, Gage Jones, and Colt Reese. Honorary Pallbearers were Caden Mask, Asher Dingler, Kase Moore, and Ryder Moore.
Donations may be made to the Go Fund Me account that has been set up by the family.
Condolences may be extended to the family at boonevillefuneralhome.net.
H. Nelson Moreland
H. Nelson Moreland, 62, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He enjoyed trading, cooking, his horses, basketball, drinking coffee, eating ice cream, and spending time with his family, especially his daughter.
Services were held at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, in the Baldwyn Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Bro. Earl Barron officiating. Burial was in the Little Brown Cemetery in New Site.
Nelson is survived by his daughter, Brooklyn Moreland (Branson Williams); his son, Jeremy Moreland; his step-son, Chance Perry; his brother, Mark Moreland (Julie); his sisters, Diane Akers and Shirley Leonowitz and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shelton and Helen Moreland; his brother, Dennis Moreland; his grandparents and his special aunts and uncles.
Pallbearers were Tim Cunningham, Richard Tollison, Cliff Gray, Kevin Woodruff, Trent Rogers, Ricky Huddleston, Chuck Rodgers and Chance Perry.
William W. ‘Bill’ Jumper
William W. “Bill” Jumper passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at his home in Jumpertown. He passed doing what he enjoyed most, working in his yard.
Bill was born on June 6, 1935. He attended Pisgah High School until it was closed and then he transferred to Jumpertown School where he met the love of his life, Ara Eaton. Bill and Ara married on December 20, 1952, and were blessed to share 68 years together. Their devotion and love for one another was as strong at the end as it was in the beginning of their marriage.
After marriage, Bill farmed for a few years, then in 1967, he bought the Jumpertown Service Station from Cullen Yates. A hard worker, Bill managed his farm and the service station for the next 10 years. He also took over management of the cotton gin in Jumpertown. In 1976, Bill bought the Lion Oil distributorship in Booneville. Along with his son and grandson, Bill was able to work to grow Jumper Oil and see it continue in operation as a successful business in Booneville and Prentiss County. Every day, Bill came out to visit with the many friends he had made through the years in business.
Bill was a longtime member of Jumpertown Methodist Church. Over the years, he served positions in the church as a trustee. He was elected and served as chairman of the church trustees, a position he held for 40 years.
He was a second-generation fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Mississippi State.
Bill is survived by his wife, Ara Jumper; his son, Danny Jumper (Eleshia); his grandchildren, Sloane Jumper Hankins (Blake), B.J. Ward (Whitney), and Warren Jumper (Kari Beth), and his great-grandchildren, Vivian, Oliver and Henry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dexter and Nettie Green Jumper; his daughter, Patti Jumper; his brother, Junior Jumper; his sister, Jerry Palmer and Shirley Jean Jumper and his brothers-in-law, Hugh Donald Eaton, Hoyle Eaton and Frank Palmer.
Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., in the sanctuary of Jumpertown Methodist Church with Jim Peterman, Ronny Sweeney and M.J. Pope officiating. Burial was in the Jumpertown Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ricky Thompson, Kenny Paul Geno, Bruce Green, Benny Eaton, Jerry Starling and Terry Chaffin. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Yates, Larry English, David Brown, Joe Reed, Kent Geno, Craig Brown, Jimmy Moore and Reed Green.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jumpertown Methodist Church, 888 HWY 4 West, Booneville, MS 38829 or to any charity of choice.
Perry Ray Edge
Perry Ray Edge, 63, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Ochsner LSU Health Center in Shreveport, La. He was a member of the Goodfellow Program, the Civitans Club and several music associations. He was the owner and licensed auctioneer at Edge Auto Auction. He also owned Double E Promotions Music. He thoroughly enjoyed dealing with cars, auctions and music.
Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in the Booneville Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Marty Raybon and Jimmy Edge officiating. Burial was in the Hodges Cemetery.
Perry is survived by his wife of 20 years, Vikki Barnes Edge of Booneville; his son, Johnathon Edge of Booneville; his brother, Maynard Edge (Gina) of Booneville; his special nephew, whom he raised like a son, Dusty Roberts (Valerie) of Booneville; his nieces and nephews, Julie, Belinda, Beth, Preston and Valerie and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews and special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John T. and Vilent Edge and an infant brother.
Pallbearers were Robert Edge, Bradley Robinson, Tommy Fowler, Frankie Shelley, Roger Perkerson, Chris Stanford, Jimmy Clyde Hicks and Matthew Faulkner.
James Anthony Pettigo
James Anthony Pettigo, 55, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at his home in Booneville. He enjoyed helping with the Relay for Life, raising rabbits and chickens, helping others, and anything to do with Jumpertown School and their athletic program. He was a member of Jumpertown United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his son, Justin Pettigo (Miranda); his brothers, Jamie Pettigo and Doc Bishop; his sister, Vickie McAnally (Max); his mother, Frances Pettigo; his best friend, Randy Bridges and his grandchildren, Carven, Katalina and Brayden.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Pettigo and his brother, Scott Pettigo.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Kerry J. ‘Tootie’ Weatherbee
Kerry J. “Tootie” Weatherbee, 64, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at her home in the Pisgah Community. She was a member of Gaston Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling, watching sports, supporting Mississippi State, flowers, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, in the Booneville Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Bro. Pete Perry officiating. Burial was in the Crossroads Cemetery.
Tootie is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jimmy Weatherbee of Pisgah; her sons, Scottie Weatherbee (Brandy) of Jumpertown and Bobby Weatherbee of Pisgah; her sister, Sherry Palmer (Tommy) of Pisgah; her in-laws, Cecil and Jackie Weatherbee; her grandchildren, Madison (Brandon), Brennan, Baylor, Kara, and Emma; her great-grandchild, Braxton and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harrell and Elizabeth Padgett, and her sister, Lisa Wheeler.
Pallbearers were Tommy Palmer, Charlie Huddleston, Paul Martin, Lane Palmer, Wesley Weatherbee, and Mike Glidewell.
Honorary pallbearers were the teachers at Jumpertown School.
Larry Eugene Wood
Larry Eugene Wood, 71, passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of East Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, drag racing, hunting, camping, boating and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in the Baldwyn Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Bro. Acye Barber and Bro. Roger Dale Wood officiating. Burial was in the East Prentiss Cemetery.
Larry is survived by his sons, Shane Wood (Angie) of Baldwyn and Jerry Wood (Summer) of Baldwyn; his daughter, Misty Enis (Scotty) of Booneville; his brother, Mike Wood of Fulton; his sisters, Charlotte Russell of Baldwyn, Sandy Wigginton (Ray) of Baldwyn and Kay Ewing (Ricky) of Red Bay; his grandchildren, Amy Wiginton (Jeremy), Aly Enis, Payton Wood, Autumn Vanover (Tyler), Kelsey Peters (Maverick), Skyler Mayo and Hunter Whitlow and his great-grandchildren, Luke, Kaylee, Mason, Emory Jane, Addlin, Eli and Noah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Wood; his parents, Kenneth and Lester Wood; his grandparents, Benjamin Lee and Vertie Sparks Wood & Morton and Emma Williams.
Pallbearers were Todd Kennedy, Stephen Pounds, Anthony Wigginton, Josh England, R.H. Kennedy and Jason Stroupe.
Michael Wayne Garvin
On Sept. 12, 2021, the Lord called Michael Wayne Garvin home. Known to most as Mike, he was born July 25, 1955. Those left to mourn him include his beloved wife and soul mate of 45 years, Diane Livingston Garvin; his sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Derek Garvin (Amanda Burcham) and Christopher Shane Garvin (Amy McDaniel). Mike leaves behind a special legacy of cherished grandchildren: Audrianna, Aidan, Braxton, Michael Peyton, Makenzie, Libby, and Isabella. His sisters include Patti Garvin Timbes (Ronnie Timbes) and Debbie Garvin Tubb (Greg Tubb). He was preceded in death by his older brother, Terry Garvin (Rebecca Todd), and his parents, Billie Garvin and Velma Walker Garvin. He leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.
After retiring from Parker Hannifin in computer networking, Mike enjoyed genealogy, organizing family reunions, photography, working for his community on the housing board, being involved in the neighborhood watch, fixing computers, woodwork, working voting polls, cooking, camping, traveling adventures, videography, golf, Saints football with Derek, and Alabama football with Shane.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in the Booneville Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Nathan Harrison and Dr. Ronnie Hatfield officiating. Michael was laid to rest in a private graveside service at Mt. Pisgah Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Mitch Johnson, Jamie Gamble, Tommy Shields, Greg Tubb, Ronnie Timbes, Barry Gray, Tim Garvin, John Mills, Mike Kelly, and Benson Jones.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt Pisgah FW Baptist Church, C/O Ricky Johnson, 150 CR 1101, Booneville MS 38829
Janna Lynn Jones Stewart
Janna Lynn Jones Stewart, 40, passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at her home. She was born May 31, 1981, to Lanis and Wanda Jones. She graduated from New Site High School in 1999. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed reading, writing and spending time with her family.
A celebration of life graveside service was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Siloam Cemetery with Bro. David English officiating. Services were under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.
She is survived by her husband of five years, Chaz Stewart; one son, Bodhi Lane Stewart; her mother, Wanda Jones; two brothers, Kevin (Janie) Jones and Keith (Andrea) Jones; her in-laws, Wayne and Debbye Stewart; four nephews, Marshall Jones, Caleb Jones, Dylan Gammel and KC Carrick; and two nieces, Gracie Jones and Winry, Jones.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lanis Jones.
Online condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.
Ricky Marshall Yancey
Ricky Marshall Yancey, 73, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Tri-Star Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. He was born December 31, 1947, to Jesse and Myrtle Yancey. He was a musician, and enjoyed writing music, reading, NASCAR, history and was a war buff, but most of all spending time with his family and friends.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Jumpertown Cemetery with Brandon Sinks delivering the eulogy. Services are under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home.
He is survived by two sons, Jon (Paige) Yancey and Dustin Brodie; six grandchildren, Sarah, Dallas, Peyton, Skylar, Blake, and Bellamy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Yancey and Samuel Yancey; and one sister, Polly Hatley.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.
Randle Guy Jackson
Randle Guy Jackson, 69, of Marietta, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at his home. He was a member of the Thrasher Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver and auto mechanic. He loved his cats, Callie and Baby Callie, loved fishing, hunting, working on cars, and loved caring for his family. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Hooper officiating and Kenny Bell will deliver the Eulogy. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., on Saturday at the funeral home.
He is survived by his brother, Lloyd Jackson (Sandra); his sisters, Debra Lindsey (Kim) and Lisa McCauley; his granddaughter, Valerie Paige Gadd (Austin); his extended family, Lafonda Bell (Kenny), Linda Jackson, Pam Cole, Janice Rutledge, Freddy McCreary, a special nephew, Matt Lindsey, a host of other nieces and nephews; and a special friend and neighbor, Jackie Spencer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Ruby Jackson; his daughter, Melinda King; his brothers, James Ray Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, and Robert Jackson; his sisters, Doris Cunningham, Christine Rogers, and Janice Pounds; and a special family member, Lea Illa McCreary. Condolences may be left at mcmillanfuneralhome.com
Brandon Cory Horton
Brandon Cory Horton, 36, passed away on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. He enjoyed all sports, watching reality television, and was an avid Ole Miss fan. Cory was a member of Jumpertown Methodist Church. Funeral services were at Waters Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at 1 p. m. with Bro. Scotty Downs officiating. Burial was in Jumpertown Cemetery.
He is survived by his mother, Brenda Gray Horton; son, Skyler Horton; grandmother, Eloise Gray; sister, Cindy Horton Waldrop (Casey); brothers, Patrick Horton and Lesley Glidewell; host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Havis Horton; grandparents, Jack and Ethel Horton, grandfather, Leonard Gray and step-grandmother, Mary Gray.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
James C. “Jamie” Davis
James C. “Jamie” Davis, 48, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at the NMMC. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching westerns, riding motorcycles, weekend cookouts, and riding side by side with his family and Ashley buddies. He was a loving husband, devoted friend, and hard worker that provided for his family. Jamie was a long-haul truck driver for Ashley Furniture and he was a Baptist. Funeral services were held at Waters Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at 2 p. m., with Bro. Jeff Reeder officiating. Burial was in the Bethany Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Mary Ann Gilbert Davis of Guntown; father, Doug Davis of Guntown; brothers, Doug Davis Jr. of Ecru and Anthony Davis (Christy) of Blue Springs; host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends; special pets, Annie and Ellie.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Brenda Malone Davis.
Pallbearers were his co-workers and friends from Ashley Furniture.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
Eloise M. Henley, 70, formerly of Guntown passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Houston. She was born June 4, 1951, in the Jericho Community to Ruby Lee Calmes and Henry W. Mays. She loved fishing, flowers, and her family. Eloise was a passionate worker for Hunter Sadler Ind. and Lucky Star Ind. for over 30 years.
Memorial services were held at Waters Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at 1 p.m., with Bro. Merle Floyd officiating.
She is survived by two daughters, Melissa (Bebo) Price of Houston and Belinda Weatherford of Baldwyn; sisters, Juanita (Sammy) Bonds of Jugfork, Janie Thomas of Guntown, Linda (Myron) Franks of Marietta, Vickie Ratta of Tupelo, Dimple Curtis of Marietta and Diane (Bill) Heath of Guntown; brother, Bill Mays of Guntown; (8) grandchildren, Christian Barnett, Cody Pugh, Conner Price, Ashley Stanford, Summer Meeks, Autumn Meeks, Paul E. Meeks IV, Timothy E. Calmes, and Cayson McKeown; great-grandchildren, Briana, Jacob, and Olivia Calmes, SeanDavid and Karlee McKeown and one on the way; special friend and caregiver, Melissa Reeves; host of several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Lee Calmes; father, Henry W. Mays; son, David Calmes; sisters, Betty Sue Mays, Shirley Ann Bonds and a brother, Walter H. Mays;
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
Deborah Darlene Cupples
Deborah Darlene Cupples, 63, passed away on Sept. 4, 2021, at her home. She enjoyed crafts, shopping, gardening, cooking and she loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a very outgoing and loving person. She was a kind and loving Christian woman and was loved by many and will be missed by all. She was a homemaker and she was of the Pentecostal faith.
Memorial services were held at Waters Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at 7 p.m., with Bro. James Rich officiating.
She is survived by her daughter, Angel Long of Corinth; sons, Shannon Jack (Christy) of Tupelo, Brandon Long of Stockton of CA and Jesse Long of Pontotoc; sister, Lametra Beames of Iowa and sister-in-law, Carol Cupples of Burnsville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Jessie Garner Cupples; sister, Teresa Sparks; brothers, Larry Cupples and Steve Cupples.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
Bobby Joe Little
Bobby Joe Little, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. He was born in Union County on March 1, 1936, to Joe Earl and Effie Jones Little. He was a truck driver and a leather harness maker. He developed a passion for mules at an early age. He enjoyed mule pulling’s later in life. He was a United States Navy Veteran. He had a love for children like no other, he especially enjoyed taking his two granddaughters to the Waffle House for breakfast. He was a retired maintenance supervisor and a member of Harrisburg Baptist Church.
Private family services will be at Waters Funeral Home and burial will be in the Bethany Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Nona Little; son, BJ Little (Lacey); three sisters, Nellie Cook. Sue Harrison (Gary) and Bonnie White (Larry); three brothers, James Wallace Little (Martha), Richard Little (Marina) and Randy Little (Brenda); two grandchildren, Madison Little and Avery Little; many nieces and nephews who loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Opal Atkins Little; father and mother-in-law; sisters, Ella Gates and Betty Bogue and one brother, Lee Earl Little. Pallbearers will be Rodney Little, Brad Bogue, Gary Harrison and Brian Little. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
Robert Kenneth Farrar
Robert Kenneth Farrar, 82, of Pratts, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, surrounded by his children. Kenneth was born on November 8, 1938, in Baldwyn, to Alice and Hasten Farrar. He graduated from Baldwyn High School. For many years, Kenneth worked in construction and real estate and was always planning his next project.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Sue; four children, Steve Farrar (Ron Jankowski), Keith Farrar (Bonnie), LuAnne McGuirk (Nick), and Carson Brown (Charity); grandchildren, Yvonne, Judy, and Farren McGuirk, Jenna and Xan (Jordan) Hancock, and Logan Brown; and one sister, Jo Gardner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alice and Hasten Farrar, and his sister, Charlene Grisham.
Kenneth enjoyed a cup of coffee and a sausage biscuit from Agnew’s as well as the friendly conversations. He was loved by his family and friends who affectionately knew him as “Kenny” and “Poppy.” Kenneth was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for many years.
Due to the current rise in COVID-19 cases, there will be a private service for immediate family only. The service will be available for live-streaming at 1:45 pm Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at this link: https://tinyurl.com/KennethFarrar.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Pratts-Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, 114 Road 2768, Baldwyn, MS 38824. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com
Michael Kirk Kitchens
Michael Kirk Kitchens, age 54 died Thursday Sept. 9, 2021, at his home after an extended illness. He was a self-employed plumber and a member of the Harrisburg Baptist Church. He loved to hunt, fish and spending time in the outdoors. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his sons, he was the self-proclaimed best plumber in the world. Private graveside services will be held at the Kirkville cemetery with Bro. Doug Kitchens officiating. Burial was in the Kirkville cemetery.
Survivors include his sons Reid Kitchens and Candace of San-Antonio, Texas and Gavin Kitchens of Tupelo; his parents, Melvin and Carolyn Kitchens of Pontotoc; his sister Amy Shelton and Barry of Madison; fiancé‘, Missy Hunter and her children James Riley Hunter, III and Kelsie, Mary Beth Hunter and Anna Maria Hunter her grandson, Skye Michael Duff; nieces and nephews Mollie Dean and Jake, Addison Shelton and Brandon Shelton; great nephew, Eli Dean. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl and Ollie Kitchens and Lank and Odessa Michael.
Pallbearers will be Todd Rodgers, Ricky Cleveland, Barry Shelton, Ed Neelly, Luke Prust, Joe O‘Callogan, Steve Johnson, Jimmy Michael and Billy Ray.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watersfuneralservice.com
Ruby Iline Lauderdale
Ruby Iline Lauderdale, 92, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at The Hospitality House in Iuka. She was born March 16, 1929, to Rube and Eula Woodruff, the third of 14 children. She worked at Prentiss Manufacturing, Co., and ITT, owned Leon’s Grocery and was a dorm proctor at NEMCC before her retirement. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, quilting and spending time with her family.
A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Pounders officiating. Burial was in New Lebanon Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Randy (Barbara) Morris of Southaven and Bill (Rejaneia) Morris of Guys, Tenn.; one brother, Tullon (Joyce) Woodruff of New Vienna, Ohio; six sisters, Betty Ruth Pounders of Iuka, Mary Quay South of Cairo, Jean (Lamar) Skinner of Burnsville, Ann Browder of Corinth, Nadine (Ronnie) Walker of Springfield, Mo., and Rita Gail Brown of Iuka; one sister-in-law, Juanita Woodruff of Cairo; 10 grandchildren, Sandie (Andy) Eller, Duwayne Johnston, Melanie (James) Drisdale, John Wyndall Johnston, Jim (Jessica) Morris, Greg (Melissa) Morris, Robert (Alison) Morris, Dana (Ben) Potts, Nathan (Hannah) Morris and Brandon (Kristi) Forsyth; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Lauderdale; her parents; one daughter, Nadara Johnston; son-in-law, Wayne Johnston; three brothers, Billy, Walton and Wayne Woodruff; and three sisters, Kathryn Williams, Louise Padgett and Sue McCulloch.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com