Marie Pumphrey

HOUSTON – Marie Jeanette Lowrey Pumphrey, 89, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Floy Dyer Manor Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Chickasaw County to James Nathan Lowrey and Ida Alford Mooneyham. She was a member of Thorn Church of God.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home in Houston with Bro. Arnold Amason officiating. Burial will be at Houston Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her two daughters, Marie Rish Crow of Okolona and Cecelia Pearson (Bob) of Houston; three sons, Raymond Pumphrey (Glenda) of Acworth, Ga., Curtis Paul Alford (Faye) of El Reno, Okla., and James David Alford of Houston; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Maxine Brown of McKenzie, Tenn., and Glenda Faye Moore of Houston; and two brothers, Otis Mooneyham (Boots) and Dale Mooneyham (Clara Mae), both of Houston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cameron Walker Pumphrey; her parents, James Lowrey and Ida Mooneyham; her stepfather, Harvey Mooneyham; three grandchildren, Robin Rish Pennington, Chance Alford and Lindsay Reed; and one brother, Barney Lowrey.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home.

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