Helen N. Rawls

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Services for Helen N. Rawls, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m. Saturday,June 3, at New Prospect Baptist Church in Brookhaven with burial inthe church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home, andon Saturday, from 2 until 3 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Rawls, 73, died June 1, 2006, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born in Franklin County on Dec.4, 1932, to Elmer Sisco and Audrey Temple Sisco.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Prospect BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, CharlesHerman Rawls; her daughters, Melanie Rawls Heard and Sharon GailRawls Wilkins; and her brother, Carroll Sisco.

Survivors are her son, Scott Rawls, of Brookhaven; her daughter,Linda Rawls Franklin and husband Woodie, of Brookhaven; herbrothers, Hollis Sisco, of Sevierville, Tenn., Willie Sisco, ofAtlanta, Ga., and Barney Sisco, of Bogue Chitto; her sisters, JanetLupo and Shirley Calcote, both of Brookhaven; Joyce Brown, of BogueChitto, Patsy Filabum, of Vicksburg, Lexine Freedman, of Las Vegas,Nev., Gloria Schreck, of Orlando, Fla., and Judy Wall, of Clinton;her son-in-law, Clay Wilkins, of Milton, Fla.; and hergrandchildren, Lyndsay Franklin, Madison Franklin and JessicaFranklin, all of Brookhaven, and Marshall Wilkins, of Milton, Fla.;and her church family and a host of friends.