17 Nov 1961 - Last rites for Miss Mary Josephine Dees, age 62, who died Nov. 10, were conducted at Fort Jesup Baptist church at 2 p.m. Nov. 11, with Rev. H. H. Tibbitts and Rev. Ralph Stephens officiating. Interment was in Ft. Jesup cemetery under the direction of Warren Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Joe Smith, R. T. and Herbert Leach, Charles Self, Wilson Flenniken and T. J. Bush.
Survivors are two brothers, Daniel and Harrison Dees, both of Ft. Jesup and a host of nieces and nephews.