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From August 1, 2001


GREEN BAY, Wis. Robbie Westcott Sitzman died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, in Green Bay, Wis. She was 52.

Born in Vicksburg, Mrs. Sitzman moved to Green Bay in 1979.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John B. and Mildred Westcott.

She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Sitzman of Green Bay; her daughter, Johnnie Nora Baird of Green Bay; three brothers, Eddie Westcott, James Westcott and Elvin Westcott, all of Vicksburg; two sisters, Myrtis Hamm and Bonnie Ford, both of Vicksburg; two granddaughters, Kala Marie Peters and Rae Ann Baird, both of Green Bay; and other relatives.

Laney Funeral Home in Green Bay has charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to New Life Christian Fellowship, 4209 Mount Alban Road, Vicksburg, Miss. 39180.


LAUREL Mary Margaret Wooten Varner died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. She was 85.

Mrs. Varner was employed by the City of Laurel as the Cameron Center manager. She was a life member of West Laurel Baptist Church where she was departmental pianist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester G. Varner.

Survivors include her daughter, Martha Jo English of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Mary Margaret Owens of Redwood, Kathy Eason of Mize and Elle Sullivan of Taylorsville; three great-grandchildren and other relatives including Billy Owens of Redwood and Eddie Owens of Lakeland, Fla.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel with the Rev. Cary Worthington officiating. Burial will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Laurel.

Pallbearers will be Allan Eason, Gaylon Owens, Bill Owens, Alex Sullivan, Jeremy Wood and Caleb Scott.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of West Laurel Baptist Church.