The Meridian Star
Graveside services for Matilda Ann Dean will be held today, Saturday, at 3: 30 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Roy Dabbs officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dean, 76, of Meridian, passed away Thursday at Regency Hospital.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her main interest was her home and family. She enjoyed taking care of everyone. Cooking and decorating at Christmas and working with her flowers were some of her favorite hobbies.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard L. Dean Sr. of Meridian; son, Leonard Lee Dean Jr. and wife Margie of Meridian and daughter, Brenda Dean Nowell and husband, Richard of Philadelphia; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and her brother, Grady (Betty) Graham of Dekalb.
Ann was preceded in death by her sister, Katherine Grace and parents, Grady and Susie Graham.
Pallbearers serving are Shawn Nowell, Barry Nowell, Chris Dean, Justin Dean, Brent Nance and Danny Davis.
Visitation will be held 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home.