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Mary Quitman Custer
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1972
Death: Oct. 26, 2008

Louisiana, New Orleans - Funeral services for Mary Quitman Custer, 36, of New Orleans, who died Sunday, October 26, 2008, at her residence, will be 11 a.m. on Friday, October 31, 2008, from Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Vidalia with Rev. Jim Benbrook officiating. Burial will follow at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home of Natchez, MS. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of service, Friday, at the church. Miss Custer was born April 4, 1972, in Memphis, TN, the daughter of Charles Joseph Custer and Mary Pat Coley Custer. She attended The Hutchinson School in Memphis, TN, and graduated from the Charles Darwin School in the United Kingdom. She was elected to "Who's Who" in American Schools and was a graduate of Southwest Community College in Memphis. Mary was widely traveled throughout Europe, residing in Italy, the Canary Islands, and the United Kingdom for aperiod of time. Shewas employed by Cosse & Cosse Law Firm in New Orleans. Miss Custer is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Charles J. Custer, III and Laura Green Lott Custer; maternal grandfather Thomas "Pat" Quitman Coley. Survivors include her father and step mother, Charles Joseph Custer, IV and Judith R. Custer of New Orleans; mother, Mary Pat Coley Custer of Germantown, TN; maternal grandmother, Macie Hamblin Coley of Tupelo; two sisters, Amanda Custer Albert of New Orleans, Cynthia Custer Gangwish of Olive Branch, MS; two aunts, Ellen Custer Huey of Monroe, Elizabeth Vance Custer of Natchez; three cousins, Edna West Block of Huntsville, AL, Walter Dawkins of Birmingham, Laura Dawkins of Nashville. Pallbearers will be Todd Gangwish, Richard Albert, Markley Huey, Walter Dawkins, Dick Wall and C. G. Melville. Honorary pallbearers willbe Dr. Walter Dawkins, Bernard Wood, Donnie Richie, Ben Hennington, Joey Lunetto, Jimmy Hamblin and Bill Peale.In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 806 Concordia Avenue, Vidalia, La. 71373 or the Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70114. On line condolences may be sent to www.lairdfh. com. Laird Funeral Home 601-442-3636 (Published in The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, on 10/30/2008
 
 
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Natchez City Cemetery
Natchez
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Oct 30, 2008
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Mary <i>Quitman</i> Custer
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Mary <i>Quitman</i> Custer
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My greatgrandmother's niece Jodie Adams of Gibson County married Charles J Custer, Jr. in Gibson County TN. I found an old postcard in my great-grandmothers phots today, I believe that it is Jodie sitting on her front porch. I have researched this Adams ...(Read more)
- Susan Armes
 Added: May. 3, 2009
 
 
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