Billy Pilgrim

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Services for Billy Pilgrim of Roxie are 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug.1, at Franklin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in MidwayCemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Pilgrim, 67, died July 30, 2001, at his residence. He wasborn in Philadelphia on March 23, 1934, to Jim Colden Pilgrim andElla Mae Breland Pilgrim.

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He was a retired truck driver.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Pilgrim of Roxie; his sons, WesleyPilgrim of Morton and Mike Pilgrim of New Orleans; his daughter,Elizabeth Wactor of Meadville; his brother, James Earl Pilgrim ofRoxie; his sisters, Mavis Tyson and Jimmie Atkinson, both ofMorton, and Mittie Barfoot of Pearl; and seven grandchildren andsix great-grandchildren.