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BIGBEE COMMUNITY – Shelia Fay “Puddin” Dykes, 62, departed this life on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 from NMMC in Tupelo after a 15 day struggle with Covid-19. She was born in Tupelo to Charles Flurry and Doris Van Buskirk on Feb. 13, 1959. They both survive. She graduated from Nettleton High School and spent her life as an animal rescuer and caregiver for her family. Puddin, as she was known by family and closest friends, was a member of the Full Gospel faith. She loved all animals, fishing, motorcycle riding, red Corvettes, and spending time with her two sons and their children. She enjoyed online shopping and listening to all types of music. She looked forward to her monthly visits to Shorty’s Style Shop to have Julie Raper fix her hair.
A graveside service will be held at 2:45 Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at Conwill Cemetery off Hwy 371 with Bro. Rob Sargent officiating. A public visitation will be from Noon-2 PM Thursday at Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo Chapel. Holland Funeral Directors is honored to be serving their friends.
Survivors include her husband, David Dykes of Bigbee; sons, Levi Dykes (Mickie) of Nettleton and Dusty Dykes (April) of Amory; grandchildren, Alyssa, Brilee, Lexius and Paisley Dykes; her mother, Doris VanBuskirk of Shannon; father, Charles Flurry (Dorothy) of Nettleton; brothers, Jimmy David Capps of Houlka and Gary Flurry (Tammie) of Nettleton. She was preceded in death by her beloved grandparents, Bill and Ella Mae Sullivan VanBuskirk; two sisters, Donna Harlow and Cheryl Clayton; and her son, Dakota, who were both buried on September 3, 2021; and a brother, Terry Flurry.
Pallbearers will be Daniel, Matthew and Bobo Dykes, Anthony Fooshee, Zach Cresap and Corey Fines.
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