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Obituaries for Friday, April 29, 2005

Barbara C. Bryant Frass

Memorial services for Barbara C. Bryant Frass, of Monticello,are planned at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Frass, 73, died April 27, 2005, at Forrest General Hospitalin Hattiesburg. She was born in New Orleans on Sept. 12, 1931, toEarl Bryant and Eula Brock Bryant.

She was a retired nurse.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sons; one sister;and two brothers.

Survivors are her husband, Bertrand Charles Frass Jr.; herdaughter, Lydia Frass, of Monticello; her son, Jacob Frass, ofColumbia; and two grandchildren.

Curtis C. King

Services for Curtis C. King, of Bogue Chitto, are 11 a.m.Saturday, April 30 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Johnson Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. King, 91, died April 27, 2005, at his residence. He was bornin Lincoln County on Dec. 2, 1913, to Hillary King and Dora TerrellKing.

He was retired from Stahl Urban Manufacturing Co. He was aveteran of the Army with service in World War II. He was a memberof Johnson Grove Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two sisters; and eightbrothers.

Survivors are his sisters-in-law, Hazel King and Pauline King;and numerous nieces and nephews.

Freda Latrell Merchant

Services for Freda Latrell Merchant, of New Orleans, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at Avery Chapel A.M.E.Church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is incharge of arrangements.

Ms. Merchant, 67, died April 27, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on June 23, 1937, to L.B. McClain and LillianMerchant Williams, of Jackson.

She a retired public school teacher with the New Orleans PublicSchools. She was a 1955 graduate of Alexander High School and a1959 graduate of Jackson State University.

Preceding her in death was her father.

Survivors are her mother; her sisters, Claudette McDaniel, ofBrookhaven, and Julia Thomas, of Jackson; a special nephew, ClaudeWilliams, of Moss Point; two special nieces, Louise Robinson, ofBrookhaven, and Lillie Mae Watts, of Moss Point; her goddaughter,Marilyn James, of New Orleans; and many nieces, nephews and otherrelatives.