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“A great and beautiful lady. Sorry for your loss Marty. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Morrison Wiest - Durham, NC

“always a beautiful smile and wonderful lady ”
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“My favorite story that she told was about when she was pregnant and making strawberry jam. They did not have any air conditioning and she was very...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Fawn Smith - Madison, MS - Friend

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4 of 8 | Posted by: Fawn Smith - MS - Friend

“Oh so sorry for your loss and the loss of a dear long time family friend. In spite of the sadness we have many good memories to cherish always. Our...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“She was a beautiful and sweet lady. She was the matriarch to beautiful children, grand children, and great grand children. May she rest in peace....Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia Chase - Sulphur Springs, TX

“Mrs Black was a wonderful person who inspired many with her love and infectious personality. It was a pleasure to have been her friend. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick Chase - Sulphur Springs, TX

“Marty, I loved your mother with my whole heart! She was my role model in church for many years. I always told her I wanted to be a beautiful as...Read More »
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Black, Frances I.

Frances was born August 14, 1926 in Stamford, TX to the later Robert and Ella Raines Inglish. She passed away February 22, 2021, in Ridgeland, MS, at the age of 94, where she had resided for the last 10 years.

A former longtime resident of Hammond, Frances loved Hammond and missed her Hammond friends which she held dear to her.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hammond.

Frances is survived by her daughter, Marty Bowen (Bo); grandchildren, Belle Bowen (Stephen Pierotti), Taylor Ricketts (Darby), Mimi Crush (Chip) and Maggie Hanna (Tim); and seven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Johnny Black; and son, Coney Black.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Rose Memorial Park at 1:00 pm.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Blvd., Ridgeland, MS 39157.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend services. Thank you for your cooperation.

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