Eunice Edwards Backstrom
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Eunice Edwards Backstrom was born on December 10, 1930 in Perry County, MS.
She was the daughter of the late Andrew Coda and Mrs. Clyde Blackledge Edwards.
She passed away from this life on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Hattiesburg, MS at the age of 83.
Mrs. Backstrom was a retired cartographer and the co-owner of Trading Enterprises, Inc. She attended Jones Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi. She was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Henry L. "Dick" Backstrom, Sr. of Hattiesburg and one sister, Lucille E. Holliman of Prentiss, MS.
Survivors include two sons, Henry LaVaughn Backstrom, Jr., of Dallas, TX and Michael Douglas Backstrom of Oak Grove Comm.; two grandsons, Jason Michael Backstrom of Purvis and Taylor Ryan Backstrom of Oak Grove Comm.; one great-granddaughter, Kylee Von Backstrom of Purvis; two sisters, Mrs. Lorene E. Britain of Forest, MS and Mrs. Bettie E. Boyte of Richton; one brother, Malcolm C. Edwards of Richton; one sister-in-law, Maxine B. Busby of New Augusta; many nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday with visitation beginning at 12:00 noon at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in New Augusta Cemetery.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home
205 Bay Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Published in the Hattiesburg American on July 19, 2014