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Edith Nell Reed-Hamil, the woman behind “Mama Hamil’s Southern Cookin’ and Bar-B-Que Buffet,” restaurant has died.

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The native of Conecuh, Alabama, moved to Jackson in 1966 with her husband and helped start a restaurant called Ossie’s Barbeque. Her family moved to Madison in the 1970s and  started Hamil’s Restaurant. A new Mama Hamil’s was opened in 2007.