Mary Nell Douglas

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Services for Mary Nell Douglas of Ridgeland are 10 a.m.,Thursday, Nov. 29, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial inMasonic Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-7 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. untilservice time at the funeral home.

Mrs. Douglas, 89, died Nov. 26, 2001, at Highland Home inRidgeland. She was born in Wesson on Feb. 18, 1912, to George Henryand Zena Mae Hoggatt Rich.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Monticello BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Benona H.Douglas; her brothers, Lester Rich and George Rich; and threesisters, Winnie Mae Smith, Bertha Alfonso, and Anna BelleHennington.

Survivors are her sons, Dr. Ben H. Douglas and Lester PaulDouglas, both of Madison; her daughter, Ellen Douglas Thames ofRidgeland; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.