Margie Nell Lumpkin Strahan

Published 4:45 pm Sunday, December 15, 2013

MargieMargie Strahan Nell Lumpkin Strahan, 89, of Poplarville, Mississippi died peacefully on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 in Blueberry Hill Personal Care Home, Poplarville.
Mrs. Strahan was a retired supervisor with Movie Star, Inc.; and a member of Byrd’s Chapel United Methodist Church where she enjoyed teaching Children’s Sunday School and being a founder of the Quilter’s Guild.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John Barney and Susie Spiers Lumpkin; her husband of 60 years, John Hubert “Buster” Strahan, Jr.; two sons, Jim Strahan and Jack Strahan; two grandchildren, Priscilla Stewart and Bryan Stewart; two sisters, Hilda Penton and Louise Penton; four brothers, Ulmer Lumpkin, Elmer Lumpkin, Billy Lumpkin, and John Lumpkin.
Survivors include two daughters, Johnnie Sue (Horace) Stewart and Barbara (Emile) Anthaume; one sister, Patricia (James) Owen; four grandchildren, Benji Strahan, Allison Lee, Daniel Anthaume, and Angela Anthaume; and ten great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 am, Friday, December 6, 2013 at White Funeral Home, Poplarville with interment following in Poplarville City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.
Online condolences at .
White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982.

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