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Bessie L. Castilaw

Services for Bessie L. Castilaw, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, March 21, at Victory Baptist Church with burial in WellmanBaptist Church Cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, andTuesday, from noon until the time of the service at the church.

Mrs. Castilaw, 91, died March 18, 2006, at New Dawn RetirementCenter. She was born on July 8, 1914, to William Archie Walls andLeola Crane Walls.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Wellman BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Eugene”Bill” Castilaw; her brother, W.A. Walls; her sister, RuthWilliams; and her grandson, John Christopher Thompson.

Survivors are her son, James Castilaw, of Brookhaven; herdaughters, Helen Thompson, of Jackson, and Evelyn Williamson, ofHattiesburg; her brother, Lamar Walls, of Brookhaven; her sister,Annie Belle Roberts, of Brookhaven; her 14 grandchildren; her ninegreat-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.