Mary Ann Pulliam, 88, passed away on Tuesday April 28, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born July 9, 1931 in New Albany, Mississippi, the daughter of Artie Mae (nee: Burel) Gray. A factory worker for Western Publishing, Mary loved to cook, bake and sew. She loved flowers and picking vegetables. A devout Christian and a beautiful lady, Mary was everybody’s best friend. But most of all she cherished her children, grandchildren and grandchildren, who she loved with her whole heart and were very dear to her. Mary will be dearly missed by her 2 children, Robert (Gwen) Pulliam, Mattie (Frank) Cannon, 8 grandchildren, Jonathan, Stephanie, Nikki, Nicole, Keisha (Tramel), Terrance (Holly), Amber and 10 great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her 2 brothers, Rogers Gray and Unzie Gray. She is survived by many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Mary was predeceased by her mother Artie Mae, 1 son Troy Pulliam, 2 twin daughters Mary Catherine Pulliam and Mary Emma Pulliam, 1 granddaughter, Sonya, 1 grandson, Germaine, 3 brothers, Willie, James and Charles, and 4 sisters, Ruby, Ruth, Bertha, and Annie. A private family funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday May 2, 2020 at 12 pm. The family will receive guests on Saturday May 2, 2020 in the funeral home from 10 am until the time of service. Interment will be private for the family at Graceland Cemetery.
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