April 11, 2002

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 11, 2002


FAYETTE Edward “Eddie” DiTucci died Monday, April 8, 2002, at his home in Fayette. He was 49.

Born in Natchez, Mr. DiTucci was the son of late David Irving DiTucci Sr. and Margaret Louise Henderson DiTucci.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Glen Phillip McNeely.


He is survived by his wife, Billie DiTucci of Fayette; two daughters, Mary Drews of Baton Rouge and Sara Drews of Natchez; two brothers, David DiTucci Jr. of Schriever, La. and Joseph DiTucci of Thibodaux, La.; and nieces, nephews and other relatives, including the Elwart family of Vicksburg.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the family home in Fayette.


Memorial services for Prentiss R. “Renee” Parker will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Miss Parker died Monday, April 8, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 39.

Miss Parker was a beautician.

She was preceded in death by her father, Butler Parker; her maternal grandparents, Frank and Hattie Turner; and her paternal grandmother, Mattie Parker.

She is survived by her daughter, Prentiss Fiori Parker of Vicksburg; her mother, Glorya Frank Turner Gee of Vicksburg; her brother Dario McFayard Lawrence of Vicksburg; and other relatives, including Reno Davis and Erma Davis, both of Vicksburg, and Gloria Ellis of New York.


Services for John H. Williams will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Sammie Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Williams died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. He was 57.

He was retired from Mississippi Lumber Co. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 and Christian Home No. 1 M.B. Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bradford and Melissa Williams, and two brothers, Joe Curtis and Eugene Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Esther Vaughn; three sons, Bradford Williams of Vicksburg, Darrell Williams of Chicago and John Henry Williams of San Diego, Calif.; one daughter, Sheryl Williams of San Diego; three brothers, Willie James Williams, Willie Monroe Brown and Wesley Curtis Brown, all of Vicksburg; one sister, Eloise Craig of Vicksburg; and grandchildren.