Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara

Published 9:33 am Friday, April 21, 2017

Augusta W. “Gussie” McNamara died Saturday, April 15, 2017.  She was 90.

Born in Charleston, MS, she was the daughter of Roy L. Wilson and Mary Hemingway Wilson. She was a communicant of St. Paul Catholic Church.

She is survived by her son, Joseph Leray McNamara (Cindy) of Jackson; a daughter, Betty McMullen (Marshall) of Charleston, W.Va.; and a sister-in-law, Martha “Lady” McNamara.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Joseph Pearse McNamara; two sisters; and one brother. 

A Memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at St. Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Lalor officiating. 

Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until the hour of service.

Riles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church, 713 Crawford Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180 or to Vicksburg Catholic School, 1900 Grove Street, Vicksburg MS 39183.