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Frances A. Bemiss, 1927 – 2020



Frances A. Bemiss passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at her home at the age of 92.

Frances was born in Blue Hill, Miss. on Oct. 30, 1927, the daughter of William Kirby Rushing and Mary Belle Trevilion Rushing. She was a lifelong resident of the Blue Hill and Lorman, Miss., area where she served as postmaster of the Lorman Post Office for 32 years.  She was a member of the Cane Ridge Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Walter S. Bemiss, two brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her nephews Keith Stagg and Kirby Rushing, and nieces Norma Norton, Barbara Spencer, Mary Ellen Henry, Deborah Thigpen and Dana Sue Martin.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Glenwood Funeral Home in Port Gibson, Miss.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service. Burial will follow in Cane Ridge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kirby Rushing, Keith Stagg, William “Pee Wee” Thigpen, Sammy Rushing, Eddie Henry and Tim Provance.

Memorials may be made to Cane Ridge Cemetery.

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