Barbara Sue Skelton Moody


Barbara Sue Skelton Moody, 81, of Petal and formerly of Indianola, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at her home.

Barbara Sue was born Aug. 8, 1937 in Indianola to Clyde and Laura Cockrell Skelton. She was a surgical nurse for South Sunflower County Hospital for 40 years prior to her retirement. Barbara Sue was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Petal.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Johnny Moody; two sons, Walter Lee Moody and John Clyde Moody; and siblings, Carl Ray, Jimmy, Hazel, Sybil, Becky, and Tracy.

Barbara Sue is survived by one daughter, Laura Sue Moody Bruckner of Petal; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service at Burton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Indianola City Cemetery. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola has been entrusted with arrangements.

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