December 4, 2002

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 4, 2002

The Vicksburg Post prints obituaries for residents, former residents and residents’ immediate family members who resided elsewhere when notified by a family member or a funeral home. There is no charge for printing an obituary, but all are edited to meet the newspaper’s requirements.


Services for Frank J. “Uncle Frank” Fisher will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Greater Mount Zion M.B. Church with the Rev. E.E. Gibbs officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

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

Mr. Fisher died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. He was 81.

He retired as a fuelman from W.J. Runyon & Son Construction. He served in the Army in World War II. He was a member of Greater Mount Zion M.B. Church, Fidelity Lodge No. 507 Elks and Paragon Lodge No. 7 F&AM.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Memsey Fisher Sr. and Maggie Winston Fisher; four brothers, C.J. Fisher, Horace Fisher, Jim Fisher and George Fisher; and a sister, Maggie Lee Otis.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Bishop Fisher of Vicksburg; a son, Sgt. Gregory Cooper of Fort Knox, Ky.; a brother, Memsey Fisher Jr. of Vicksburg; a sister, Mabel Peterson of Vicksburg; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including Juton “Tiny” Miller of Vicksburg.


Alice Louise Guiney Veazey died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at River Region West Campus. She was 84.

A native of Meridian, Miss., Mrs. Veazey had lived in Vicksburg since 1974. She was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier High School and worked at Mercy Hospital, Vicksburg Medical Center and Biedenharn Candy Company.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor S. Veazey; her parents, Charles P. and Estelle Hassengratz Guiney; and two brothers, Charles Guiney Jr. and Edward Guiney.

Survivors include a son, Charles “Buddy” Veazey of New Mexico; three grandchildren, Darcie Veazey of Buckeye, Ariz., Jeffery Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz., and Jason Johnson of Monroe, Wis.; and four great-grandchildren, Analyse Veazey of Buckeye, Ariz., Amanda Jones of Denver, Colo., Jessica Morse of Jamesville, Wis., and Adam Johnson of Monroe, Wis.

Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.