Mary L. "Tootsie" Epperson, 87, widow of Eugene Epperson, died Wednesday. She was a homemaker and retired from Stuttgart Public Schools. She was a member of Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors are daughter, Elsie Whisenhunt and husband Earl of Texarkana, Arkansas; son, James Epperson and wife Patsy of Stuttgart; granddaughter, Christie Murphy and husband Kevin; and great-granddaughters, Marleigh and Cassie. Funeral services are 10 a.m., Saturday at Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church with burial following in DeWitt City Cemetery. Her family requests memorials be made to Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church's building fund. Please go to www.turpinco.com to sign the online guestbook.
Published August 21, 2010