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Frances Wooten Pike

Services for Frances Wooten Pike of Natchez were 5 p.m.,Saturday, July 30, at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel inNatchez with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Beaumont, Texas.

Mrs. Pike, 76, died July 29, 2005, at Natchez Regional MedicalCenter. She was born in Lucien on March 9, 1929, to Charles GroverWooten and Annie Merle Smith Wooten.

She was retired from Sears, Roebuck & Co. She was owner ofThe Aunt Frannie House B & B in Natchez. She was a member ofMorgantown Baptist Church and the Gideon’s Auxiliary.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers; a son;and a grandson.

Survivors are her husband, Vernon Pike of Natchez; herdaughters, Pam Willis of Silsby, Texas, and Connie Sirman ofVillage Mills, Texas; her step-daughter, Karen Hoffman of Granbury,Texas; her sister, Annie Marie Smith of Natchez; threegranddaughters; two grandsons; and numerous other family membersand friends.

Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, or a charity ofchoice.