Josephine Suggs

CALHOUN CITY – Josephine Smith Suggs, 91, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Community Hospice at Darlington Oaks in Verona. She was born Nov. 13, 1921, in Calhoun City to Eddie Leslie Smith and Beatrice Goodson Smith.

She was a retired seamstress for Kellwood and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Lee of Southaven; one son, Scotty (Carolyn) Suggs of Belden; one sister, Rogenia Pollan of Calhoun City; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Suggs; a daughter, Pat Suggs Alexander; and her parents.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Bro. Buford Usry and Bro. Mike Whitten will officiate. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Calhoun City.

Pallbearers will be Brian Lee, Dean Lee, John Suggs Jr., Gene Alexander, D.J. Lee and Johnny Hawkins.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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