Susan Lee Chisum

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Oct. 1, 1946 – Feb. 11, 2018


JONESVILLE — Services for Susan Lee Chisum, 71, of Jonesville, who died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Plantation Oaks Nursing Home in Wisner, La., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Jonesville with the Rev. Stewart Sherman officiating.

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Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery in Sicily Island under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home in Jonesville.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Chisum was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Tupelo, the daughter of James Lee Bain and Mary Nichols Bain.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jonesville.

She was a graduate of Mississippi State College for Women and was a lifelong educator who retired from Jonesville Elementary School.

Susan was very active in her community as well as being a florist and directing weddings.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, A.B. Chisum Jr.

Survivors include one son, John Chisum and wife, Kellie, of Sicily Island; one grandson, John Aubrey Chisum; one granddaughter, Chloe Chisum; one brother, Jim Bain and wife, Deborah, of Tupelo; two sisters, Betty Ridenhour and husband, Calvin, of Memphis, Tenn., and Sallye Stewart and husband, Clay, of Tupelo; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be James Parish, Austin Richard, Chad Champlin, Bo Bain, Walt Stewart, David Ridenhour and Jeffery Odom.

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