October 25, 2018
WEST POINT — Mamie Lou “Maw” Huffman, 73, died Oct. 23, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove U.M. Church in Una with the Rev. Steve Lampkin officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-3:30 p.m. prior to services at the church. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Huffman was born Feb. 27, 1945, in Chicksaw County, to Mary Frances Criddle Owens Pumphrey and the late Walter Everette Owens. She formerly owned and operated Maw’s Nursery and was a member of Lawson Chapel Church of Christ. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Lee Owens. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Robert E. Huffman Jr. of West Point; daughter, Sheila White Jinkins of Pontotoc; sons, Daniel L. “Danny” Huffman of West Point and Jack Reed of Columbus; brother, Richard Owens of Saltillo; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Pallbearers will be Austin Warren, Daniel Fletcher, Christopher Posey, Cayse Copeland, Zach Phillips, Cody Jinkins, Glenn Hindman, Keith Hindman and Wayne Hindman. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove U.M. Church, c/o Brenda Henley, 13660 Baker Road, Prairie, MS 39756 or to Pleasant Grove U.M. Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dennis Moon, 7259 Brand-Una Road, Prairie, MS 39756.