COLUMBUS — Nina Jean Southerland, 80, died Jan. 12, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, Second Avenue North location is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Southerland was born March 14, 1939, in Columbus, to the late Amos H. and Ruth Alexander. She was formerly employed with Franklin School, Angel Playland, Children's Country and Kiddie Korner. She was a member of First Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Andrew Southerland; and brother, Wade Alexander. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Southerland; children, Paul Southerland, Lynda Reich and Ruthie Moss; siblings, Penny Cochran, Sharon Alexander Langley and Robert Alexander; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 829, Columbus, MS 39703.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 15, 2021
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