2012-03-29 / Obituaries


Clara Bell Pugh, 82, of Grove Hill, died Feb. 24, 2012 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Miss.

She was a member of Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill, where she served on the Mother’s Board and sang in the Senior Choir before her health failed.

Survivors include one daughter, LeDortha Koon, Grove Hill; two grandchildren, Vickie Lorraine Hill and Keneisha T. Hill, both of West Hollywood, Calif.; two great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Tommy Hill, Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters-inlaw, Irma Martin of Gautier, Miss., Inez Prude, Peola Pugh, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Hoover Todd, St. Stephens, Eddie (Marie) Pugh of Grove Hill, Evie Lewis Pugh of Iowa and Fletcher ( Teressa) Pugh, Rancho Verde, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Pugh; daughter, Nettie Pugh Hill; grandson, Thomas Jermaine Hill; and 11 siblings.

The service was March 3 at 2 p.m., at Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill with the Rev. Cory J. Pruitt, pastor, as officiating minister. Burial was in the Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.


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