Tammy Lyn Draughn Ott

Our beloved Tammy Lyn Draughn Ott, 46, of McComb, Miss., passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, January 17, 2013 at her home. Tammy was loved by many people and always had inspirational words to share with friends, family and anyone who met her. She loved life, her family and enjoyed working with her hands remodeling homes, refinishing furniture, caring for others and being involved in activities with her sons and husband. Tammy is survived by her loving husband, Kerry Jackson Ott, sons, Sawyer Jackson Ott, Treston Thomas Ott of McComb, Mississippi. She is also survived by her brothers, Thomas Edward Draughn, II, Baton Rouge, La. and Randal Scot Rice of Nederland, Texas; her mother and step-father, Carolyn and Randy Rice of Baton Rouge: her father, Bishop L. Draughn, Denham Springs, La.; mother-in-law, Brenda Ott; a special friend and the daughter she always wanted, Alexandra Moore of McComb; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded by her father-in-law, Karl Ott, Jr.; step-mother, Gaye Faveron Draughn; uncle, Thomas Edward Draughn; maternal grandfather, Charles G. Edwards; paternal grandparents, Clyde and Jean Glynn. Visitation at Osyka Baptist Church, Osyka, Mississippi, on Sunday, January 20, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Monday, January 21 from 9:00 a.m. until services there at 11:00. Interment will follow at Osyka Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home of McComb will be in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be her brothers, Thomas Edward Draughn and Randal Scot Rice; her cousins, Chad Allen Ventola and Walter V. "Kip" Tullos, III; and friends, Rob Surrett, Tony Fowler, Britt Herrinn and Steve Price. Honorary Pallbearers are her dear friends, Natalie Moore, Sherrie Posey, Mikelyn Marcomb, Yvette Maggio, Kim Alford, Leann Slipher, Polly Varnado, Monica Moore, Tammy Fowler, Darla Monoco, Bella Surrett, Gina Naef and Renee Bierbaum. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Osyka Baptist Church Benevolence Fund in memory of Tammy Ott, P.O. Box, Osyka, MS 39657. To share condolences please visit www.jonesfamilyfuneralservices.net.

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, 2013