HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Wanda Dees, 72, of Hollandale will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Hollandale Baptist Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
Wanda was born March 15, 1947, in Yazoo County.
She was an educator having attended The Mississippi University of Women and achieving her Master’s Degree at Delta State University. She was a faithful member of Hollandale Baptist Church.
Wanda was the youngest of 14 siblings and is survived by her brothers, O. G. Branning, Tommy Branning and Jackie Branning; and her sister, Elaine Bechtelheimer. She is also survived by her daughter, Debbie Vogt; granddaughter, Lela TenEyck; and her great-grandchildren, Vivvie and Bergen.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Dees; and nine of her siblings.
Wanda leaves behind a multitude of family and friends.
There will be a visitation for the family from 9:30-10 a.m., and a visitation for friends from 10-11 a.m., Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.