Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in the Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery for Verdee Raybourn, 97, of Columbia, who died on Friday, Sept. 4. Bro. Ed Steele officiated at the services.
She was born in Marion County, Mississippi as one of eight children to Ed and Pearlie Bennett and has remained a lifelong resident of Marion County.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, four brothers and her husband, Jay Raybourn.
Survivors include her sister, Lorene Sullivan, and several extended family members.
Friends and family are invited to share condolences and memories at www.colonialfuneralhomes-ms.com.
Colonial Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.