Morris Brister

Published 5:00 am Monday, May 23, 2005

Services for Morris Brister, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m. Tuesday,May 24 at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial in Union BaptistChurch Cemetery

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

Mr. Brister, 61, died May 21, 2005, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center. He was born in Lincoln County on Dec. 21,1943, to Walt Brister and Katie Davis Brister.

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He worked off shore and owned Bristers Boys Catfish Farm. Heloved to rabbit hunt.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Garson,J.H. and George Brister; and his sisters, Berdie Monnie and LavadaWilson.

Survivors are his daughter, Beth Edwards and her husband, Kevin,of Brookhaven; his sons, Wivall Brister, of Brookhaven, and John”Speck” Brister and his wife, Melissa, of Brookhaven; his sevensisters, Jane Brumitt, of Hammond, La., Catherine Overstreet, ofMonticello, Mary “Edrina” Mulford, of Brookhaven, Geneva Holly, ofVaiden, Annie Ray “Ann” Wallace, of Bogue Chitto, and RuthieMorgan, of Bogue Chitto; his brothers, Floyd Brister, of BatonRouge, and Maxie Lee Brister, of Brookhaven; his grandchildren,Haleigh Brister, Sydney Brister, Brooke Brister, Richard Edwards,and Devin Edwards; the children’s mother, Neomia Brister Boyte; andhis special friend, Sherron Godbold, of Magnolia.