Gladys Stringer Branch

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 24, 2005

Services for Gladys Stringer Branch, of Monticello, are 2, Feb. 24 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with burial inCarmel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Branch, 88, died Feb. 22, 2005, at Lawrence County NursingCenter. She was born in Walthall County on Aug. 23, 1916, to WalterStringer and Effie McKenzie Stringer.

She was a retired seamstress with Pioneer Aero Dynamics. She wasa member of New Hope Baptist Church in Marion County for many yearsuntil moving to Lawrence County, at which time she joined CarmelBaptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; and onebrother, Otis Stringer.

Survivors are her daughters, Fay Jean Vince and Janice Russell,both of Monticello; her sisters, Claudine Fortenberry, of Morton,Elcyle Kennedy, of Bogalusa, La., and Joyce Alford, of Memphis,Tenn.; her brother, Johnnie Stringer, of Tylertown; fourgrandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries Inc., 397 BrookhavenSt., Brookhaven MS 39601 or to Carmel Baptist Church Building Fundor Cemetery Fund.