Shuntang G. Cypress

Published 2:12 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Funeral services were held May 28, 2019, at Springhill M. B. Church
for Mrs. Shuntang Graves Cypress, 46, who died May 17, 2019, at Asbury
Hospice House, Hattiesburg.  Rev. Roy Thompson officiated with
interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was
in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Shuntang Cypress was born to the late Sybil Graves and Mr. Robert
C. Brown in Brookhaven.  She graduated from high school in 1989 in
Rockford, Illinois.  She attended Second Christian Church in Rockford
and was a member of United Faith of Rockford.  She lived in Rockford
for 36 years and in Mississippi for 10 years.  She met and married
Darrin Cypress, no children were born to this union.  Mrs. Cypress
worked at Panino’s for many years until her health failed.  She
enjoyed cooking, baking, crosswords, spending time with grandchildren
and family.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Herman Love.
She is survived by father, Robert C. (Mary) Brown; two sons, Calvin
(Jadira) Graves of Rockford, Illinois and DaVontaa Graves of Silver
Creek; four grandchildren, Maliyah Graves, JaMarco Graves;, Wayne
Williams Jr. and Jayvin Graves; special friend, Leroy Dean of Silver
Creek; five sisters, Calanda Horton of Cleveland, Ohio, Lisa (Dale)
Brown-Fortenberry of Silver Creek, Latanya (Steve) Lipscomb of
Madison, Chonnette (Antonio) Pittman of Monticello, Paula McDuffey of
Clinton; five brothers, Antonio (Jenika) May of Hattiesburg, Alan
McDuffey of Bassfield; Creg (Catherine) Madison of Monticello, Rico
(Marche’) Maye and Cory Maye of Monticello; special nephew, Aaron
Chiles and special cousin, Wayne Brown and many other relatives and

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