Mamie I. Huckaby

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 22, 2005

Services for Mamie I. Huckaby, of Bogue Chitto, are 11 a.m.Tuesday at Bethel Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home andTuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Mrs. Huckaby, 77, died Sunday at Beverly Health Care. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Oct. 30, 1927, to the late Julius SmylieHuckaby and Ruth Leggett.

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She was retired from Stahl Urban. She was a member of BethelBaptist Church, where she served in the nursery for 30 years andacted as grandmother to a host of nieces and nephews. She was agraduate of Bogue Chitto High School.

Preceding her in death were her parents; five brothers, James C.Huckaby, Aubrey Huckaby, Claude Huckaby, Lenox Huckaby and BillHuckaby; and a sister, Lucille Reeves.

Survivors are her brother, Bob Huckaby and wife, Katherine, ofBogue Chitto, and sisters, Mable Wallace and husband, James, ofBogue Chitto, and Mattie Brown, of Moss Point.

Memorials may be made to Mississippi Baptist Children’sVillage.