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 Faye Theo <I>Staples</I> Holifield

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Faye Theo Staples Holifield

Laurel Leader Call
Faye Theo Staples Holifield, 90, of Laurel, died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, with burial in Tuckers Crossing Cemetery. The Revs. Eddie Bryant and Roy Crowe will officiate.

She retired from Ellisville State School and was a member of Tuckers Crossing Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Clattis Latrell Holifield; parents, Will and Dora Pauline Lyons Staples; a sister, Grace Elizabeth Staples Whitehurst; five brothers, Howard Staples, Paul Staples, Virgil Staples, Victor Staples and Hallie Staples; an adopted brother, Jakey Francis Staples; and a great-granddaughter, Natalie Diane Craft.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte Holifield DeWitt and Billy DeWitt of Laurel and Karen Holifield Franklin and Tom Franklin of West Monroe, La. ; two grandsons, Michael Ray DeWitt of Laurel and Gregory Clattis Ball of West Monroe, La.; three granddaughters, Alecia Craft of Springville, Ala., Allison Phillips of Laurel and Jodi Ball of West Monroe, La.; a great-grandson, Walker DeWitt; four great-granddaughters, Adrienne Craft, Katherine Phillips, Natalie DeWitt and Allison Ball; and many cousins and friends.

Pallbearers will be Keith Holifield, Dwain Holifield, Kenny Holifield, Gary Staples, Johnny Staples, Ben Staples, Sam Staples and Jason Musgrove.

Visitation will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, which is in charge of arrangements


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  • Maintained by: Gwen Langley Pittman
  • Originally Created by: Patricia Langley Harvey
  • Added: 29 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19606037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Faye Theo Staples Holifield (16 Jan 1917–11 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19606037, citing Tuckers Crossing Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuckers Crossing, Jones County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Gwen Langley Pittman (contributor 46852787) .