Ludell Baird

HOUSTON – Ludell Elizabeth Hulsey Baird, 87, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Floy Dyer Manor Nursing Home in Houston. She was born Jan. 22, 1926, in Chickasaw County to Thomas J. Hulsey and Minnie Dell Mahan Hulsey.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Houston and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Memorial Funeral Home in Houston with Bro. Roger McGrew officiating. Burial will be at Houston Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her three daughters, Patricia Archer (Walter) of Houston, Jane Holcomb (Wayne) of Myrtle and Carol Whitt (Jimmy) of Okolona; five grandchildren, Mathew Archer, Anna Archer, Allison Whitt, Jordan Whitt and Jacob Holcomb; and one sister, Vivian Ellison of Noxapater.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Lockwood Baird; her parents, Thomas and Millie Hulsey; and her brother, T.J. Hulsey.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Sanderson, Tommy Ellison, Beau Ellison, David Baird and Keith Reese.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 230 N. Jackson St., Houston, MS; or VFW  Ladies Auxiliary, in care of Carlene Crump, 115 Pittsboro St., Houston, MS.

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