Mrs. Mary A. Hynum, 84, of Flora died Aug. 19, 2014, at Lakeland Nursing Home in Jackson. A graveside service was held Aug. 22 in Edwards City Cemetery.

Mrs. Hynum was a retired employee of Jitney Jungle stores having worked in the meat department for many years. She loved gardening, flowers and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Hynum is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth "Liz" Dettman (Jerry) of Flora and Carol Ryan (Dusty) of Lake City, Fla.; son, Charles Hynum (Cynthia) of Brandon; five grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Blair E. Batson Hospital or St. Jude's Hospital.