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 Fred Harrison Platts, Sr

Fred Harrison Platts, Sr

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 25 Dec 2003 (aged 81)
Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Garden of Devotion
Memorial ID 103783699 · View Source
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Sun Herald, The (Biloxi, MS) - December 27, 2003
Fred Harrison Platts Sr., age 81 and a resident of Gulfport, passed away at his home Christmas night with his family by his bedside.

Mr. Platts was a native of Woodworth, LA, and a resident of the Coast most of his life. He served in the Merchant Marine during World War II. He worked at Ashton's Grocery, C. H. T. Cottam's Wholesale Grocery, and operated the Panel Center and Counter Tops in Gulfport. He was a charter member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Gulfport; was a member of Polar Star Masonic Lodge, #154 F&AM; and he and his wife helped to organize square dances for residents of the Cheshire Home.

Mr. Platts was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sincell Rose Platts, of Gulfport; sons, Fred H. Platts, Jr., of Saucier; and Steve M. Platts, of Gulfport; a daughter, Margaret Rose Platts, of Virginia; a brother, Authur W. Platts Jr., and one sister, Mary Lou Gum, both of Gulfport; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Riemann Funeral Home, 25th Avenue in Gulfport on Sunday, December 28, 2003, from 1:30 until the funeral service at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum in Gulfport.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 103783699
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Harrison Platts, Sr (14 Jul 1922–25 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103783699, citing Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .