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From August 28, 2001


TUPELO Frances C. Gore died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at her home in Tupelo. She was 91.

Mrs. Gore was reared in Vicksburg and had lived in Tupelo since 1934. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church where she served on the altar guild and was a member of the Women of the Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Evans W. Gore; and a brother, Jim Cunningham.

She is survived by two nephews, Jon Kimbrough Cunningham and Scott Cunningham, both of Shreveport; and other relatives.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Episcopal Church with the Revs. Shannon S. Johnson and Gene Asbury and Dr. John G. Armistead officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of W.E. Pegues Funeral Home of Tupelo.

Pallbearers will be Reed Hillen, Ivy Duvall, Pete Poland III, Joe Savery, Britt Rogers, John Swords, Frank Anger and Dr. Jim Gordon.

Memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church chapel fund, 608 Jefferson St., Tupelo, MS.38804; or to the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society, P.O. Box 1182, Tupelo, MS 38802.


Services for George “Dayo” Williams Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Mayfield Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Willis Cemetery at Eagle Lake.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Williams died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, at Vicksburg Convalescent Home. He was 91.

A retired farmer, Mr. Williams was a member of Mount Zion M.B. Church at Eagle Lake.

Mr. Williams was the son of the late Johnny Williams and Rosetta Minor Williams. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur Williams and Willie Williams; his sister, Mary Williams Johnson; and his grandson, Mitchell Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Dunson Williams of Eagle Lake, four sons, James Williams and George Williams, both of Oakland, Calif., and Levi Williams and Mack Williams, both of Vicksburg; four daughters, Rosie Asberry of Oakland, Betty Asberry of San Pablo, Calif., and Asyline Branch and Mary Jackson, both of Eagle Lake; a brother, James Williams of Vicksburg; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.