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Mrs. Thomas B. Forbes, Jr., 1928-2019

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Mrs. Thomas B. Forbes, Jr. passed away on Nov. 23, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss.  She was 91 years of age.

Her husband, Thomas B. (Tom Boy) Forbes, Jr. (a former sheriff of Marion County) predeceased her, as did her only daughter Karla McDaniel of Purvis and two of her sons: Patrick Forbes and Michael Forbes of Warren County.

She is survived by two sons: Jeffrey Forbes and Thomas Forbes, both of Warren County.  All family members were formerly residents of Marion County.  She is also survived by her brother, Gordon Cotton, of Warren County.

Mrs. Forbes, nee Marguerite Jean Cotton, grew up in south Warren County and attended Jett High School in Vicksburg from which she graduated as the Valedictorian.  She met her husband, Thomas, when he was employed at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Ways Experiment Station in Vicksburg.  After their marriage they moved to Columbia, Miss., where her husband and his brothers established the Forbes Motor Company.  She was a devoted wife and mother and will be greatly missed by Jeffrey and Thomas.

Services will be held at Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia, Miss., on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. until the hour of service.  Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery with Reverend Cory Odom officiating.

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Carol Sue Parish Wilson, 1946 – 2020

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Carol Sue Parish Wilson passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Sharkey Issaquena Nursing Home. She was 74 years old.

She was born May 28, 1946, in Delta City, Mississippi. She graduated from Delta Beauty School in Greenville, Mississippi, in 1974. She was a licensed beautician for 40 years. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 26 years. She was postmaster at the Delta City and Cary, Mississippi, post offices. She retired as postmaster of Cary in 2012.

She loved her grandchildren more than life itself.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Alice Parish, and her sisters Betty Stevens and Mattie Parish.

She is survived by her daughter, Melanie Hodges (David); her grandchildren Katy Hodges and Will Hodges; a niece Cindy Stevens McKay (Clifton); a nephew, Joseph Richard Stevens; and many cousins.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at Hollandale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include David Hodges, Jr., Wilson David Hodges, Joseph Richard Stevens, Joel Harvey Sandifer III, James Franklin Wilson and Larry Dale Wilson.

Rev. Sam Riddell will be officiating the service.

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Timothy Wayne Randall, 1954 – 2020

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Timothy Wayne Randall

Timothy Wayne Randall passed away Oct. 12, 2020, at the age of 66.

Timothy was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church. He attended H. V. Cooper High School. He lived in Vicksburg most of his life.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Wayne Randall and Ruby Lucille Randall.

He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Rene Randall Campbell; son, Nathan Wayne Randall; sister, Elaine Randall English (Bill); grandsons Austin and Landon Kraemer; nephew, Cris Bessette; and niece, Evie Bessette.

A visitation will be Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home.

A graveside service will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Rev. Roger Cresswell officiating.

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Marion G. ‘Buster’ Cupp, 1926 – 2020

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Marion G. “Buster” Cupp passed away Oct. 13, 2020. He was 93.

Buster was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, on Oct. 25, 1926, the son of John F. and Bertha Ashley Cupp; he was one of 14 children. He had lived in Vicksburg since 1942. He worked for Davis Grill from 1943 to 1944 and again from 1947 to 1953; then for A&P from 1953 until 1988. He served in WWII in the South Pacific, 7th Division, 17th Regiment, Company K. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 2572 and lifetime member of American Legion Post 3.

He is predeceased in death by his parents and all his siblings.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary L. “Tippy” Cupp; daughters Janie Ruth Hollowell (Thomas) and Mary Ann Lockhart; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Due to Covid-19, the family is holding a private service.

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