|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1917|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2011|
Houston (Chickasaw County)
OBITUARY- NEMS Daily Journal, Feb, 15, 2011
HOUSTON- Madge Cook Blissard, 93, died Monday, Feb, 14, 2011. She was born July 7, 1917, to James Henry "Bud" Cook and Alice Davis Cook in the Mt. Moriah Community in Calhoun County, MS. She was a lifelong, active member of Thorn United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife and mother.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wed. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Houston with Bro. Rusty Keen and Dr. Bryan Scarbrough officiating. Burial will be in Ellzey Cemetery in Vardaman, MS. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her daughter, Sara Blissard Lowe (Franklin) of Houston, MS; her sister, Clemmie Crew of Bruce; one grandson, John Wesley Lowe (Kelly) of Houston; one granddaughter, Katy Lowe Edwards (Jason) of McComb; two great-grandsons, Jon Garrett Lowe of Houston and Cash Edwards of McComb; and one great-granddaughter, Hannah Morgan Lowe of Houston.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Blissard; her parents; two brothers, Lemuel Pate "Lem" Cook and William Russell Cook; and two sisters, Gatha Cook Lamar and Estelle Cook.
Pallbearers will be Dwight Fleming, Charles Fleming, Joe Blissard, James Eric Blissard, Kenny Blissard, Charles Cook, Winford Lovelace, Billy Thorn Lovelace and Mike Blissard.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Ellzey Cemetery Fund, c/o Dewitt Moore, 1323 CR 424, Houston, MS, 38851; or First United Methodist Church Family Life Center Fund, 230 N. Jackson St., Houston, MS 38851.
For online condolences visit www.memorialfuneralhomehouston.com.
James Henry Cook (1875 - 1954)
Alice A. Davis Cook (1874 - 1931)
John S. Blissard (1908 - 1994)
Maintained by: James L. Cook
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Record added: Mar 25, 2009
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