Gertrude Segrest

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 9, 2004

Services for Gertrude Segrest of Union Church are 11 a.m.,Tuesday, August 10, at Union Church Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:30-11 the church.

Mrs. Segrest, 84, died Aug. 8, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Union Church on Nov. 9, 1919, to James Bailey Stroud andJosie Buie Stroud.

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She was a garment factory seamstress. She was a member of UnionChurch Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Robert O.Segrest Sr.; her brother; and her son, Robert O. Segrest Jr.

Survivors are her daughters, Marie Clark of Ruth, Josie AliceRushing of Union Church, Jonnie Taylor of Union Church, VirginiaSegrest of Natchez and Mattie Huff of Union Church; her sister,Mattie Mosley of Mobile, Ala.; her sister-in-law, Velma Stroud ofGreenville; 14 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; and 25great-great grandchildren.

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