January 18, 2013
Mary Rose Dendy Brand, 63, passed away, on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, in Columbus. Mary Rose Brand was born March 25, 1949 in Anchor Community in Chickasaw County Mississippi to the late Jewel Lorene Dendy and Ellis Adron Dendy. Mary last worked as the Lifestyle Editor for Daily Times Leader for a total of 30 years service. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church. Mary Rose Dendy Brand married Lonnie Edgar Brand on August 22, 1970, at Bethel Baptst Church. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Brother Danny Avery officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery Houston. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include Husband Lonnie E. Brand of Cedar Bluff; one son, Heath Brand (Sheila) of West Point; Two grandchildren; Parker Brand and Noah Brand; her Mother-in -law: Mary Dye Brand of Cedar Bluff; one sister, Julie McMullen (Sam Thrash) of Columbus; two brothers, Marion E. "Punk" Dendy (Gaye) of West Point, Lamar Dendy (Cora) of Mantee; all her brothers and sisters in law, Billy W. Brand, Bobby Brand (Pat), Roger Brand (Tracy), Linda Brand Dendy, Jean Dendy, and Becky Dendy, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers Pete Dendy, Phil Dendy and Thomas "T. A." Dendy, and two sisters Joyce Dendy Eaton and Josephine Dendy, a nephew, Billy Wayne Eaton. Pallbearers will be Larry Smith, Jimmy Smith, Shane Lamkin, Robbin Morris, Bobby Brand, and Jason Walker. Honorary Pallbearers will be Billy W. Brand, Roger D. Brand, Buddy Griggs, Brian Griggs, Mrs. Mildred Millsaps, Dale Hamlin, Tommy Summerall, Dr. T. N. Braddock, Mrs. Christine Henley, and all her former co-workers Daily Times Leader. Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Family Services, P. O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773-1233. Visitation will be Saturday, 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Mary Rose Dendy Brand, 63, passed away, on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, in Columbus. Mary Rose Brand was born March 25, 1949 in Anchor Community in Chickasaw County Mississippi to the late Jewel Lorene Dendy and... View Obituary & Service Information
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