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Elizabeth Hufstedler DePriest

January 9, 1927 ~ January 20, 2019 (age 92)
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Ms. Ruby Elizabeth Hufstedler DePriest, 92, of Linden passed away Sunday January 20, 2019 at Perry Community Hospital. She was born in Dumas, Mississippi to the late Dewitt "Doc" Talmadge Byrd and Dorothy Gertrude Wildman Byrd. She last worked as an Outreach Associate for the UT Extension Office. She was a lifetime member of the Linden Church of Christ, loved painting, sewing, gardening, cooking, fishing and baby sitting her grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by both her husbands Hershel Clovis Hufstedler and Frank DePriest, a son Joseph Dewitt Hufstedler, a grandson Lance Richardson, sisters Alice Wallner and Nell Ernest and a brother Dick Byrd. Survivors include her sons Bill Hufstedler, Dale (Cathy) Hufstedler and Steve Hufstedler, a daughter Diana (David) Richardson all of Linden, grandchildren Sam Hufstedler, Jody Barnes, Sammy Dale Hufstedler, Tina Johnson, Ricky Dale Hufstedler, Beth Arnold, Beverly Arnold, John Hufstedler, Gena Aldridge, P.J. Bates and Jarrod Richardson, 31 great-grandchildren, several great-great- grandchildren, a sister Vera Rollyson of Martinsburg, West Virginia and a host of other loving family members and many friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Brush Creek Church of Christ Haiti Mission Fund.

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