Margie Ruth Katzenmeyer

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 15, 2008

Margie Ruth Katzenmeyer died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in Ocean Springs. She was 86.

A native of Forest City, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Claude W. and Myra Davis Poland. She lived most of her life in Vicksburg, where she was a former member of Highland Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John “Jack” Katzenmeyer; and two sons, Bill Nelson and Michael Shepard.

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Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Williams and Brenda Williams, both of Pascagoula, and Jean Warren of Mathiston; three sons, Gordon Ross of Pascagoula, Bobby Nelson of Vicksburg and Thomas Williams of Altooma, Pa.; and two sisters, Myra Horton and Claudine Stewart.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian Ivey officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Carl Stewart, John Wallace Roberts, Ronald Horton, Lester Lola, Merritt Aden and Keith Rankin.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.