Lue Ethel Jefferson, 80, of Washington, died Saturday, January 19, 2013, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Jefferson was born July 20, 1932, in Hempstead County. She worked for Tyson Foods for over 20 years and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
She is survived by eight children, David L. Jefferson, Jr. (Sharlett) of Nashville, Edward Jefferson of Phoenix, Ariz., Linda Jefferson of Macedonia, Diann Williamson of Columbus, Shara Ann Brown of Macedonia, Wayne Jefferson (Katrina) of Forest City, Thomas Jefferson of Mesa, Ariz., and Gregory Jefferson (Dolly) of Prescott; 26 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one brother, Dorothy Adams of Texarkana; and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with family hour from 5-6 p.m. Friday, January 25, at Hicks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26, at Macedonia Baptist Church. Interment will be at Macedonia Cemetery in Columbus.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.