Mary Bramlett Obituary (1938 – 2022) – Tupelo, MS


Mary Kay “KK” Bramlett
Tupelo – Mary Kay Bramlett went to join her Savior, Jesus Christ, and her Father, God, on January 18, 2022 in his eternal home.
Kay was born in Tupelo on September 1, 1938 to parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Vindex and Mary Lee Abston Bramlett. Kay claimed she was “born on Broadway” since her parents lived on South Broadway Street at the time of her birth.
In 1956, Kay graduated from Tupelo High School. After graduating from high school, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi for Women. She also earned her master’s degree and specialist education degree from Mississippi State University. After working for a year at Lady Lee Foods, she began her teaching career at West Point High School. After nine years she returned home to Tupelo, she taught Tupelo High School for 42 years. During her tenure at THS, she was a sponsor of Future Business Leaders of America for 20 years and an albums advisor for seven years. She served two terms on the FBLA’s Mississippi Foundation Board of Trustees during her teaching career. She was actively involved in the Mississippi Business Education Association as a member and secretary and repetitive in high school. After a two-year retirement from the Tupelo Public Schools, she worked part-time at the Tupelo campus of the Itawamba Community College Learning Resource Center for seven years as a library science teacher.
Community-minded, Kay served in the Pilot Club, serving twice as President, member of the Mississippi Retired Educators Group, Delta Kappa Gamma for 50 years as Treasurer. Because of her love for history, she became involved in preserving Tupelo’s history and restored a home in the Mill Village neighborhood.
Kay’s first love has always been Jesus Christ. One of the joys of Mary Kay’s life was to worship God as a faithful member of Gloster Street Church of Christ for over 65 years, working with Bible study classes, the Bible School of holidays, the ministry of prisons and the Daysprings program.
His family left behind includes his sister, Carole Herndon; nieces, Jan Green and her husband, Randy, and Carla Kay Hood and her husband, Ronnie; great-nieces and nephews, Barley Juarez and her husband, Omar, Lindley Williams and her husband, Kelby, and Michael Herndon and his wife, Chris; great-great-great-nieces and nephews, Reed Parker Lindsey, Frankie Kay Lindsey, Mason Juarez, Kai Harrison Williams and Ollie Katherine Williams; and so many special cousins ​​and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Edd Herndon; and his nephew, Eddie Herndon, Jr.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at WE Pegues, Tupelo.
Funeral services honoring Kay’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Jefferson Street Chapel in WE Pegues with Minister Chad Ramsey officiating. Funeral services will follow at Lee Memorial Park.
In memory of Kay’s wish to live by the commandment of love of God and neighbor, memorials may be made at Gloster Street Church of Christ Prison Ministry or Dayspring Program, 307 N. Gloster Street, Tupelo, MS, 38804.
Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be made at

Posted by WE Pegues Funeral Directors – Tupelo on January 20, 2022.


Comments are closed.