LaNell R. Dean

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 20, 2006

LaNell R. Dean, 78, of McComb, died March 14, 2006, at SouthwestMississippi Regional Medical Center. She was born in Louisiana onDec. 27, 1927, to Green Franklin Rigdon and Vesta Vail Rigdon.

Memorial services for Mrs. Dean will be held at a later datewith burial in Forrest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Beaumont,Texas. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was a retired nurse LVN with Baptist Hospital inBeaumont.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, IraClayton Dean Sr.

Survivors are her son, Ira Clayton Dean Jr., of Houston, Texas;her daughters, Mary McKlemurry, of McComb, and Wanda Sue Graham, ofHouston; her brothers, Denny Rigdon, of Shreveport, La., JackieRigdon, of Waco, Texas, Wayne Rigdon, of Beaumont, Sammie Rigdon,of Evert, Wash., and Jerry Rigdon, of Neosho, Mo.; her sisters,Lucille Hendrick, of Baton Rouge, La., and Eudene Murphy, ofNeosho; her seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.