Mary Evelyn Brister

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 6, 2003

Services for Mary Evelyn Brister of Bogue Chitto are 2 p.m.,Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Wellman Baptist Church Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is incharge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Brister, 65, died Oct 2, 2003 at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Lawrence County on April 2, 1938, to MinnieGivens Pate and A. C. “Lum” Pate Sr.

She was retired from Bill’s Auto Glass & Trim Shop. She wasa member of the Eastern Star-Topisaw Lodge 306. She was a member ofEasthaven Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Willie Morris “Bill” Brister, ofBogue Chitto; her daughters, Martha Faye Robinson, of Bogue Chitto,Sharon Beth Smith, of Brookhaven and Jan Douglas, of Bogue Chitto;her brothers, Henry Pate, of Brookhaven and A. C. Pate Jr., of NewOrleans; her sisters, Alfia Bullock, of Ruth, Lucie O’Quinn, of NewOrleans, and Alma Bullock, of Brookhaven; a host of nieces andnephews; nine grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and threegreat-grandchildren.