Cynthia Ponder

November 30, 1928 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 91)


Cynthia Everett Ponder

Braxton, MS


Cynthia Everett Ponder, 91, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS.  Family visitation and services will be Wednesday at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon.  Graveside services will be at 12:30pm in Braxton Cemetery.


Mrs. Ponder was born in Braxton, MS on November 30, 1928, to Ernest and Bessie Bell Everett.  She was a member of Braxton Baptist Church and was a Beautician for 50 years. 


Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Mann (Ray) of Braxton and Sonja Ponder of Brandon; grandchildren, Chris Mann, Desiree Cockrell, Chad Sills, Richelle Lamb and Brandon Ponder; great grandchildren, Devin Cockrell, Tyler Mann, Haleigh Cutrer, C.J. Sills, Bella Sills, Crystal Lamb and Lexie Lamb; and a great-great grandchild, Kadge Cockrell.  Mrs. Ponder was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Ponder.  


State mandated guidelines for social distancing is recommended at all services including the graveside service. 

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Funeral Service


Graveside Service
May 13, 2020

12:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Braxton Cemetery

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