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Mary Fields

February 10, 1939 — September 25, 2022

Mary Lynn Betts-Webb-Fields left this world to go to her eternal destination on September 25, 2022.  Mary Fields was born February 10,1939 in Becker, MS to the late E.C.(Toad) and Edna Betts.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Horace H. Webb and her second husband, John Fields. Also preceding her in death is her son, Clay A. Webb and two of her siblings, Tom Betts and Dorothy Betts-Stivala. 
Visitation for Mary Fields will be 2-4pm Friday, September 30, 2022 at Starkville church of Christ, East Lee Blvd, Starkville, MS.  Graveside service will follow at 5:30pm at New Hope Cemetery, Hatley, MS.
She is survived by her daughter, Hope Webb-Caldwell and her loving son in law, Billy Caldwell.  Her grandchildren that she cherished-Hollan Caldwell, Blake Caldwell, and Maria Caldwell Orr (Aaron) are left with loving memories of an ever loving, ever present "Grammy."  She also was blessed with three great-grandchildren that brought a smile to her face-Kinslee and Benjamin Caldwell, and Paisley Orr.  She is survived by her brother, Bob Betts, Sarasota, FL and many dear family members and friends.  Mary Fields will be remembered as a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend.  She lived in Memphis, TN many years after leaving Becker, MS.  She attended school, got married, and started a family.  Many lifelong relationships were formed in each of the occurances. After the death of her son, Clay Webb, she and her family returned to the Becker/Amory area to raise her daughter and be close to family.  Mary and Horace moved to Southhaven, MS for several years before moving on to Starkville, MS to be close to her daughter, son in law, and grandchildren.  Mary's job, which she did very well, was primarily a homemaker for her family. However, she did work approximately 5 years outside the home as a receptionist for Merchants and Farmers Bank before retiring for health reasons. She lived in Starkville for over 25 years.  She was a member of Starkville church of Christ where she was loved by her spiritual family; as well as, loved her spiritual family very much. She will be remembered for living out the two most important commandments:  She loved the Lord with all her heart, mind, and soul and she loved others as herself.  In her physical death, she moved to her eternal home and is now receiving her inheritance as one of God's beloved children in heaven.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, September 30, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Starkville Church of Christ

East Lee Boulevard, Starkville, MS 39759

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Graveside Service

New Hope Cemetery

Hatley-Detroit Rd, MS

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