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OBITUARIES

THURSDAY’S OBITUARIES

Marguerite “Pete” Fitzpatrick

Services for Marguerite “Pete” Fitzpatrick of Crystal Springsare 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home inJackson.

Visitation is Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Fitzpatrick, 79, died Jan. 10, 2001, at Central MississippiMedical Center. She was born in Douglasville, Ga., and had lived inCrystal Springs for 37 years.

She was a homemaker and caterer. She was a member of theCamellia Garden Club. She was a Jehovah’s Witness.

Survivors are her husband, Harris Fitzpatrick Jr.; her son, WesFitzpatrick III of Brookhaven; her daughter, Harriet Fitzpatrick;her sister, Bettye White of Douglasville, Ga.; and fivegrandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Shirley Reeves Skinner

Services for Shirley Reeves Skinner of Natchez were 11 a.m.,Thursday, Jan. 11, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with burial at 3p.m. in Topisaw Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Mrs. Skinner, 62, died Jan. 9, 2001, at her residence. She wasborn in Bogue Chitto on Aug. 1, 1938, to Clyde Samuel and PemeliaJane Wilson Reeves.

She was past president for Southwest Adams County Central LaborCouncil; Union Label and Service Trades of Adams County and CWA ofAdams County. She was a past director of the Labor Division ofMississippi; Economic and Community Development Agency under Gov.Ray Mabus. She was an active member of the Mississippi EmploymentSecurity Commission Advisory Council, Mississippi State DemocraticExecutive Committee, Adams County Democratic Executive Committee,Adams County Democratic Women, Mississippi State Committee inPolitical Education, as well as Labor Liaison for the Red Cross.She was a past Mississippi Democratic National Committee Woman andreceived the Claude Ramsey Award. She was a member of theMississippi Democratic Party Hall of Fame.

Mrs. Skinner was a member of Parkway Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ThomasHarry Terry; and her sons, Thomas Harry Terry Jr. and RandyTerry.

Survivors are her husband, Bill Skinner of Natchez; herdaughters, Renee Freeman of Baton Rouge, Kathy Skinner of Smyrna,Ga., and Leanne Meng of Senatobia; her brothers, James Reeves andKenneth Reeves, both of Brookhaven; and three grandchildren.