|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1919|
|Death: ||May 15, 2010|
Lora Bell (Harris) Fleming, age 91, born March 19, 1919 in Crandall, MS, passed away peacefully at her home in Pascagoula, MS, Saturday, May 15, 2010. Mother to her Children-Grandmother to her Grandchildren-Granny to her Great and Great, Great-Grandchildren. Mrs. Fleming was an excellent cook and baker known for her pecan pies, coconut cakes, and German chocolate cakes. A stay at home Mother until her children were grown and at that time she became employed as an alterations seamstress at Brumfield's Department Store, Pascagoula, MS. She was very active in her church, Eastlawn United Methodist Church and loved all the members of her Ladies Sunday School class. She enjoyed doing anything with a needle; quilt making, needle point, embroidery, crocheting, and especially sewing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Morris Fleming, her parents, Fred and Bessie (Kemp) Harris and two brothers, Johnny and Noel Harris. Her survivors include two sons: Fred H. Fleming of Virginia Beach, VA , Douglas R. Fleming and Carlotta of Moss Point, MS; daughter: Willa Fleming Witchen and Leo of Pascagoula, MS; grandchildren: Sarah C. Patrick, of Helena, MS, Eric D. Fleming and Renee' of Chelsea, AL, Wendy D. Witchen of Pascagoula, MS, Wanda Witchen Turner and Randy of Whiteman A.F.B., MO; great-grandchildren: Anthony Copeland and Brandi, Charlia Jo Buehl, Alecia M. Patrick, Heather Young and Josh, Jonathan Poole, Kayley Turner, William Turner, Eli Turner, Fallon Turner; great, great-grandchildren: Alyssa Copeland and Austin Copeland. The family would like to express a thank you to Nan Briesemeister for delivering tapes of the church services each week which kept her in touch with her church. And a special thanks you for the wonderful care given by the nurses of Hospice of Light. Those who prefer may send donations to Eastlawn United Methodist Church, 2502 Ingalls Ave., Pascagoula, MS 39567 Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 9:00-11:00AM at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. The funeral service will be at 11:00AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula. Those who are unable to attend may sign the online guestbook at www.obryantokeefe.com.
Published in the Press-Register on May 18, 2010
Willard Morris Fleming (1920 - 1985)
Created by: Carolyn
Record added: May 17, 2010
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