Edith Dorothy Saucier

Edith Dorothy Saucier

Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Death 4 Jun 1939 (aged 14)
Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Plot 6th section
Memorial ID 49601235 · View Source
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Daily Herald, Biloxi, MS on 6/5/1939:

"Edith Saucier Drowns in Tchouticabouffa"

"Edith Dorothy Saucier, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noel Saucher, Big Ridge, Jackson County, was accidentally drowned yesterday afternoon in the Tchouticabouffa River. She was a native of Biloxi. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the home by Rev T. H. Van Dyck, Lutheran pastor, and at the Evangelical Luthern Church. She leaves her parents, three sisters, Mrs. Opal Daviis, Miss Vera Minie Mae Saucier, Geraldine Rovina, a brother, Noel Honeray Saucier. She attended the d'Iberville School, where she was in the eight grade last year. The girl was swimming with some friends when she slipped from a sand bar into the river about noon yesterday and it was about midnight when the body was recovered."

Daily Herald, Biloxi, MS 6/7/1939:


"The funeral of Edith Dorothy Saucier, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noel Saucier, who drowned Sunday in the Tchouticabouffa River, was yesterday afternoon from the home with services by the Rev. T. H. Van Dyck, Luthern pastor. Pallbearers were Magdalene Malpass, Juanita David, Shirley Rose Mattina, Anita Seymour, Carrie Allen and Hester Desporte. Burial was in Biloxi Cemetery."

Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Records, Book 27, pg 91: Edith ws 14 years, 9 months 27 days old when she drowned at Riverside, Tchouticubouffa River. She was the daughter of Noel Saucier, born in Wortham (Saucier), Ms., and Minnie Mae Barton who was born in Ft. Worth, Tx.

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  • Created by: Carmella Seymour
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 49601235
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Dorothy Saucier (24 Aug 1924–4 Jun 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49601235, citing Biloxi City Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Carmella Seymour (contributor 47113398) .