In Loving Memory

Sue Dees

August 9, 1946 - April 10, 2021


Vanita Sue Dees, a resident of Lucedale, MS, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Daphne, AL at the age of 74.

Sue was a faithful member of Bexley Baptist Church.  In her spare time, she loved gardening and working in her yard.  She also loved to go fishing with her family.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Raybelle Pipkins; sisters, Bonnie Beyer, Mary Hill and Peggy Fortenberry; and brothers, Ed Pipkins and J.C. Pipkins.

She is survived by one daughter, Donnette (Robby) Miller of Daphne, AL; one grandson, John Major Kinard, III; siblings, Arlene Bush, Eltroy (Ann) Pipkins and Jarvis (Dulcie) Pipkins; many nieces and nephews; her church family, which was very special to her; and her sweet dog, Gracie.

No services are planned at this time.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bexley Baptist Church, 2242 Bexley Church Road, Lucedale, MS 39542 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.


  1. Charlotte and Dennis Kendrick

    She was one special lady. We will surely miss her. We know she is at peace now with her Heavenly Father and family. Our love to all the remaining family and prayers for comfort and peace. We love you all

  2. Dan Jones

    Sue was a very special person and friend. I will miss our candid conversations. My prayers are with Donnette and the entire Pipkins family. Go rest high on that Mountain, Sister!


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