Mary Brand

CEDAR BLUFF – Mary Dye Brand, 92, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. She was born June 10, 1920, in Calhoun County in the Derma community to Willie Mae Ward and Reginald E. Dye. She was a homemaker and a member of Enon Baptist Church. She was married to Bill Brand; he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1968.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Bro. David Keen officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Chickasaw County. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Dendy of Woodland; four sons, Billy W. Brand of Colora , Md., Lonnie E. Brand and Bobby K. Brand (Pat), both of Cedar Bluff, and Roger D. Brand (Tracie) of West Point; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Charles Edward Brand; her daughter, Mary Ann Hooker; and two brothers and five sisters.

Pallbearers will be Bill Brand, Heath Brand, Boyd Walker, Jason Walker, Bradley Brand, Tim Cook, Adam Hooker, Dale Brand and Steven Brand.

Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Family Services, P.O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773 or to Bethel Baptist Cemetery Care Fund, c/o Russell Lancaster, 221 Park St., Houston, MS 38851.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home.

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