Amy Elizabeth Carraway
August 5, 1976 - January 7, 2018
Amy Elizabeth Carraway passed away on January 7, 2018, at her home at the age of 41.
Amy was born on August 5, 1976 in Vicksburg to her parents Glenn and Doris Carraway. She was an angel here on earth and brought joy to everyone who met her. She was able to live at home with her parents for her entire life. She loved her busy boxes.
Amy is preceded in death by her father Glenn Carraway; her maternal grandparents LLoyd and Jeanette Lee; her paternal grandparents Rufus & Roxie Carraway and her brother-in-law William N. Purdom.
She is survived by her mother Doris Lee Carraway of Vicksburg; her sisters
Marcy Purdom of Vicksburg, Karen A. Brown (Todd) of Clinton, MS, Lisa R. Harris (Bob) of Vicksburg and Susan Boyd-Griffin (Ben) of Diamondhead, MS; nieces and nephews and Special Angels Mary Thomas, Louise Andrews and Lori Black.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Edwards Cemetery. Rev. Mitchell Hedgepeth will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Bob Harris, Todd Brown, Ben Griffin and James Mahaffey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Harris, Craig Brown, Candice Mahaffey, Aaron Purdom, Evelyn Purdom, Cody Boyd, Dr. Lee Giffin, the Vicksburg Fire Department and the Vicksburg Police Department.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.