Obituary – Aug. 29, 2013

Annie Hubble

ELGIN, SOUTH CAROLINA—The funeral service for Annie Laurie Vaughn Hubble, 89, was held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 23, 2013, in Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with interment in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.
    Mrs. Hubble died Wednesday, August 21. Born in Water Valley, she was a daughter of the late William C. and Vesta Brazeal Vaughn. Mrs. Hubble was a wonderful wife and parent. She loved people and they loved her. She was an accomplished decorator. Mrs. Hubble attended school in Water Valley, graduating in 1943. She married James E. Hubble, who became an officer of the U.S. Army during World War II. During the 28 years of her husband’s military service, she was a beautiful wife who was widely admired and loved by all who knew her. She was a loving mother to her two boys. Her husband, her two sons, and her grandchildren were the joys of her life.
    In addition to her husband of 70 years, James E. Hubble, she is survived by her two sons, Jim (Linda) Hubble, and Bob (Mary) Hubble; grandchildren, Melissa (Josh) Gray, Bill (Melissa) Hubble, and Kay Hubble; and two great-grandchildren.
    In addition to  her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Nona Fred, Ruby, J.I., Grace, Russell, Dorothy, Ruel, Earline and William.


David Alan Burns

    David Alan Burns, 51, of Water Valley, MS died Monday, August 26, 2013. Born in New Orleans, LA in 1962 to the late Willie and Mary Rice Burns, he graduated from the University of MS with a degree in journalism. He later graduated second in his class from UM Law School and was a practicing attorney in North MS for over 20 years. David was currently a practicing attorney in Water Valley and held a variety of positions in his career as City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge, and had been a volunteer coach for the Magnolia Youth League in Water Valley. He also had an immense love of music. He recorded and wrote songs, and played in various bands from high school until present. He attended First Methodist Church in Water Valley, MS.
    David is survived by his wife, Amy Thrift Burns of Water Valley, MS; one daughter, Elise Burns of Water Valley, MS; and two sons, Alden Burns and Jack Burns, both of Water Valley, MS.
    No public services will be held, and the family will have a private time at a later date.

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