(1) the following surviving persons:
(a) the decedent's spouse;
(b) the decedent's children as provided in Section 75-2-114 ;
(c) the decedent's natural parents, or if the decedent was adopted, then his adoptive parents;
(d) the decedent's stepchildren who:
(i) are in their minority at the time of decedent's death; and
(ii) are primarily financially dependent on the decedent.
(2) “Heirs” means any blood relative as provided by the law of intestate succession if the decedent is not survived by a person under Subsections (1)(a), (b), or (c).
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