Mary Baughman McFerrin, 86, passed away at her home in Calhoun City on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Born August 11, 1933, in Marion County, MS, she was the daughter of the late Elijah Baughman and the late Pearl Ball Baughman. She was a faithful member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where she taught Adult Sunday school, and also helped with Bible School every year.
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Among her many hobbies were quilting and cooking. She also loved to work in her yard and tending to her flower garden. Above all, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren. A very sweet and loving person, she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to serve the McFerrin family.
A Graveside Service celebrating her life will be held Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 3:00pm at Crossroads Cemetery. Bro. Danny Spratlin will be officiating, with Bro. Jim Vance delivering the eulogy.
Serving as pallbearers will be Daniel McFerrin, Cameron Yarbrough, Andy Eubanks, Josh McFerrin, Barney Wade, and Joe Youngblood.
She leaves behind her daughter, Rebecca Thacker and her husband Bobby of Calhoun City; sons, Thomas Ray Calhoun and his wife Dotty June, Randy McFerrin and his wife Maudie, and Josh McFerrin, all of Calhoun City; brother, Robert Baughman and his wife Edith of Bassfield, MS; special niece, Jane (Ted) Plunk; grandchildren, Pepper Calhoun, Patches Calhoun, Pricilla Yarbrough, Daniel (Shanita) McFerrin, Christa Davis, Andy (Tish) Eubanks; step-grandchildren, Ben Thacker and Jessica Fortner. She was also blessed with twelve great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Glenda Calhoun; three brothers and one sister.
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