CALHOUN CITY – Mavis Nell Hood Orr, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born June 4, 1934, in Webster County. She was a seamstress, a lifelong animal guardian and a member of Southern Grace Baptist Church in Calhoun City.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with the Rev. Robert Earl Alexander officiating and the Rev. Carl Morris assisting. Burial will be in Montevista Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Sheila Chandler (William) of Vardaman, Sandra Rimmer (Kenny) of Calhoun City, Brenda Bailey of Calhoun City and Angie Little (David) of Horn Lake; two sons, Dr. Gary Orr of Bartlett, Tenn., and Donnie Orr of Calhoun City; one brother, Odis Lee Hood Jr. of Oakland, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, Marty Chandler, Jeremy Broughman, Kris Rimmer, Tina Tabb, Tonya Kirby, Justin Broughman, Danielle Little, Laura Beth Little and Mackenzie Orr; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Odis L. Hood and Elsie Marshall Hood; a daughter, Deborah June Orr; and a special friend, Eddie Williams.
Pallbearers will be Justin Broughman, Andy Chandler, Marty Chandler, Howard Edmond, Wayne Hood, David Keeton, Derrick Kirby, Kris Rimmer and Caleb Tabb. Honorary pallbearers will be Madison Broughman, Jeana Chandler, Tonya Kirby, Danielle Little, Laura Beth Little, Mackenzie Orr, Marsha Rimmer and Tina Tabb.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
For online condolences, visit www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.
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