Hortense Marie McMurtry
Hortense Marie McMurtry
  • August 4, 1933 - July 2, 2015
  • Scooba, Mississippi

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Funeral services for Hortense Marie McMurtry, age 81, of Scooba will be held at 10 am Monday in Scooba Presbyterian Church with Rev. Wilson Kendrick and Rev. Charlie Long officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarlawn Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb handling arrangements.
Mrs. McMurtry passed away Thursday in Scooba. She was a retired seamstress.
Survivors include her children Sue Lucas (Robert) of Quitman, Teresa Williams (Randy) of Meridian, Melinda Sciple (Bobby) of Scooba and Janice Watt (Louis) of Giger, AL; grandchildren Maggie L. Robinson, Katherine Williams, Anna Williams, Christopher Sciple, Christina Sciple, Tyler Watt, Jacob Watt, Matt Watt; brother Harold Moore (Kyla) of Scooba; nephew Lance Jenkins of Scooba and several special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband John T. "Tommy" McMurtry and parents A.W. and Katherine Moore.
Pallbearers are Bobby Sciple, Christopher Sciple, Louis Watt, Jacob Watt, Matt Watt, Jimmy Fleming, Mark Fleming, Tyler Watt and Robert Lucas.
Visitation will be Sunday 5p to 7p at Stephens Funeral Home DeKalb and one hour prior to the service in the church.