Stella Mavis Morris Cupit

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 10, 2003

Services for Stella Mavis Morris Cupit of Brookhaven were 1p.m., Friday, March 7, 2003, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withburial in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin County.

Mrs. Cupit, 95, died March 5, 2003, at McComb Extended Care. Shewas born in Choctaw County on Aug. 24, 1907, to Herod FondernMorris and Lillie Katherine Franklin Morris.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, RobertMarvin Cupit; her children, Luther Eugene Roberts, Morris GreyRoberts, Marion Earl Roberts and Katherine Roberts Durio; herbrothers, Franklin and Heburt Morris; her sisters, Nora Lee Laceyand Bertha Denney; and her grandchildren, James Richard Parr andJerry Eugene Parr.

Survivors are her sons, John Roberts of Brookhaven, ClydeRoberts of Hartville, Mo., James Roberts of Corona, Calif., andBobby Cupit of Magnolia; her daughters, Lillian Lisk of Woodville,Jeanette Durio of Mamou, La., and Mary Anita Cupit Hoyt of BatonRouge; her sisters, Gladys Morris and Christine Morris Freeman,both of Summit, and Onita Morris Smith of Madison; and 19grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, 397 Brookhaven St.,Brookhaven, MS 39601.