AMORY — Nell Owen Mize, 75, died Feb. 3, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services were today at 11 a.m. at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Rev. Andy Ray officiating. Burial followed at Masonic Cemetery in Amory. Mrs. Mize was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Aberdeen to the late Woodie Watson and Cora Roberts Owen. She worked for Monroe Bank and Trust in Aberdeen from 1953-1958, Peoples Bank and Trust in Tupelo from 1959-1963, and for Security Bank in Amory from 1964 until her retirement. She was a member of Aurora Club and St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Mize II; brothers, Garland and Bill Owen; and sisters, Martha Owen Tubb and Helen Owen Hays. She is survived by her son, Thomas Owen Mize of Tupelo; sister, Myrtle Owen Grubbs of Tupelo; and two grandchildren. Pallbearers were Bill Grubbs, Roger Pace, Otis Cowan, Jeremy Leech, Steve Sanderson, and Don, Owen and Will Mize. Memorials may be made to: Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803; or St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 1123 Veteran’s Legion Drive, Amory, MS 38821.