Funeral services for Sylvia Allen Hand, age 69, of Dekalb, MS. will be held Friday, June 11, 2010, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home Dekalb at 10 am. Officiating the service is Rev. James Ruffin. Burial will follow at New Hope Methodist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Hand passed away at her home on Monday, June 7, 2010. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Scott Hand of Dekalb; daughter, Kelly Gallaher of Oregon; daughter, Kristy Barrett and husband, Bruce of Birmingham, MI; son, Kent Hull and wife, Kay of Greenwood, MS; son, Maury Allen Hull and wife, Hope of Winona, MS; brother, John Leland Allen Jr. and wife, Andy; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Leland Allen and Christine Limerick Allen; and brother, Dennis Allen.
Pallbearers are Mickey Allen, Andrew Hull, Roger Bright, Randy Moss, David Upchurch and Van Rodgers. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to service at the funeral home.