Laura Myrtis Jordan Hux

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2003

Services for Laura Myrtis Jordan Hux of Bogue Chitto are 11a.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at Shady Grove Baptist Church with burialin the church cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 5-8 p.m., at Catchings Funeral Homein McComb, and Friday from 10-11 a.m., at the church.

Mrs. Hux, 98, died Sept. 24, 2003, at South Central RegionalMedical Center in Laurel. She was born in Lincoln County on Dec.23, 1904, to Samuel Dewitt Jordan and Ella Rollins Jordan.

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She was a homemaker, and had worked for Kellwood Company inMcComb for 18 years. She was the oldest member of Shady GroveBaptist Church, where she was active in many church activities,including Sunday school.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Murphy M.Hux; two sons, Marvin Clifton Hux and C.M. Hux; three sisters, TeraCampbell, Carrie Thompson and Mary Phillips; and her brothers,Louis Jordan, Horace Jordan and Floyd Jordan.

Survivors are her daughter, Vera H. Young of Laurel; her sons,James Hux of Bogue Chitto, and Walton Hux of Natchez; her sister,Clara Magee of Baton Rouge, La.; 14 grandchildren; 26great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren,nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be sent to Shady Grove Baptist Church, 4056 ShadyGrove Dr. SE, Bogue Chitto, MS 39629.