Meridian Star


July 16, 2013

Mary Evelyn Pugh

MERIDIAN —     Services for Mary Evelyn Pugh will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Wesley Pepper and Rev. Ed Shoemaker officiating. Burial will take place in the Cooper's Chapel Cemetery. Wright’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Pugh, 77, of Quitman, passed away on July 14, 2013 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. She was born on December 4, 1935 to Henry and Katie (Long) Dearman of Hinton, Ala.

          Survivors include her beloved husband, Johnny D. Pugh; sons, Jason (Celinda) Pugh and Dale (Ernestine) Pugh; daughters, E. Linda (Donnie) Simpson and Kathie (Steve) Parke; brothers: Byron Dearman and Leo Dearman; sisters: Helen Touchstone, Wilma Robinson, Bobbie Stabler, and Aliean Waddell; grandchildren, Melissa, Brian, Christy, Rachel, Stevie, Chad, Damon, Marco, Nicholas, Leia, Carmen, Maegan and Brandon; and 21 great grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Lamar and Katie Mae Dearman and brother, Pleamon Griffin.

    Visitation will be held Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman.

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