Beverly Pugh, 58


Beverly Belle Pugh, 58, of Amory, died on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Born on Dec. 11, 1954, in Ypsilanti, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Jessie Willard “J. W.” and Maxine Lee Pugh. She attended Amory schools and graduated from Hatley High School, Class of 1972. Having worked in the steel mill industry and as a cutter in the local furniture industry, she worked at Short Street in Nettleton. She was Baptist. Energetic, hard-working, independent and always putting others first, she enjoyed her family, gardening, antiquing, and old rock music.

She is survived by her daughters, Amanda Oliver (Lee) and Emily Harlow of Amory; sisters, Karol Conwill of New Albany, Nina Whitlock of Aberdeen, Charlotte Culver and Laura Howard of Amory; grandchildren, Bella and Jesse Oliver, and Braydon Bynum; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Pugh.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, in Haughton Memorial Park with Bro. Kevin Crook officiating. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory was in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers were Keith, Mark and Danny Parham; Robert and Joseph Conwill; Cory Cox; and Brandon Bynum.

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