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Lena Shelton Hedgepeth

Winona - Funeral services for Mrs. Lena Shelton Hedgepeth of Winona will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16, at First Baptist Church in Winona, with Rev. Jay Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Shelton Cemetery in Copiah County.

Visitation will be Sunday, September 16, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona (www.ofhwinona.com).

Mrs. Hedgepeth, 89, died of congestive heart failure at her daughter's home in Winona on Wednesday, September 12. She was born in Copiah County on August 21, 1929, to Moses and Lona Ferguson Shelton. Mrs. Hedgepeth was a retired elementary school teacher at Winona Elementary School and was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Winona. She was a member of the Friends of the Winona-Montgomery County Library and a library volunteer. Mrs. Hedgepeth loved her Sunday School class and loved her family unselfishly. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, W. E. "Buck" Hedgepeth; daughter, Linda Ann Caulder; son, Shelton Hedgepeth; and three brothers.

Survivors include her daughter, Celia Hedgepeth Graham of Winona; son, Joey Hedgepeth (Libby) of Winona; eleven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Hedgepeth, Will Hedgepeth, Rodney Hedgepeth, Stephen Caulder,Joel Whitfield, Jeffrey Whitfield, Craig Rushing, Laine Leverette,and Sam Jacobs.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Sept. 16, 2018
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