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Ms. Oneta Joyce Fulgham Shurden, 79, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Vickerâ€™s Personal Care Home in Mathiston.
Ms. Shurden was secretary to the dean of engineering at Mississippi State University. She was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville. She loved crochet, needle point, gardening, flowers, sports and she was a good pianist. She was a member of Avonâ€™s Presidentâ€™s Club.
Shurden was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony Champion Fulgham and Ila Belle Reed Fulgham; sisters, Hazel Fulgham and Mavis Betts; brothers, Doyle, Loyce, Leon, Morris and Gerald Fulgham.
She was survived by her daughters, Voncile S. Crow of Starkville, and Yvonne S. Winfield (John) of Cumberland; son, John Dale Shurden (Barbara) of Beaumont, Texas; sister, Hilda Peay of Rolling Fork; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Welch Funeral Home chapel.Â
Burial will be in Double Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery .
You can go online and sign the guest register at http://www.welchfuneralhomesinc.com.