Gracie Odell Mangum

Published 1:01 pm Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Funeral services for Mrs. Gracie Odell “Hum” Mangum, 95, Mendenhall, were held Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 11 a.m.  at Zion Hill MB Church, Mendenhall. Interment was in the church cemetery. Reverend Dr. F. Bernard Mitchell was the Eulogist. Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Mangum passed away at Simpson General Hospital, Mendenhall on February 27, 2017.

Pallbearers were Curtis Mangum, Dewayne Reese, Keith Fairley, Burlyn Reese, Johnny Jackson and Tim Mangum.

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Flower bearers were friends of the family.

Mrs. Mangum attended school at Harper School in Bassfield. She was very fond of gardening, canning and tending her flowers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Edna Graves; husband, Embra Mangum; three brothers, Ozzie, Nathaniel, and V. L. Graves; sisters, Mamie Brown, Essie Booth, Laura Thompson, Wilma Thompson and Arabella Echols.

Survivors include her children, Addie Mangum Rushing and Tim (Tonya) Mangum; grandchildren, Patrice, Roderick, and Tiffany; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Myrtis Reese, Bassfield, and Mary Anna Sims of Columbia and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.