Gracie T. Calhoun

Published 2:01 pm Friday, September 25, 2015

Funeral services were held Monday, September 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Saulters-Moore Funeral Chapel in Prentiss, MS for Gracie T. Calhoun, age 91, of Bassfield, MS who passed away September 18, 2015 at her residence. Interment followed in Bassfield Cemetery.

Rev. Charles Lee Loftin officiated. Pallbearers were: Jerry Terrell, Rodney Terrell, Jeffrey Terrell, Anthony Arnold, Christopher Patton, Taylor Morton, Eddie Morton, Paul Graves and Chad Viniard. Honorary Pallbearers were: The Men of Calvary Baptist Church.

Gracie Lee Thompson Calhoun, the daughter of Webb and Anna King Thompson, was born on June 26, 1924 in Jefferson Davis County, MS. Mrs. Calhoun worked as a Telephone Operator for South Central Bell in Hattiesburg, MS. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing and quilting and especially enjoyed her grandchildren.

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She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Morton (Jack) of Bassfield, MS; 3 grandchildren, 8 great- grandchildren, and 1 great -great grandchild, who is her namesake. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Calhoun; 2 brothers; 4 sisters; and a granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 181, Bassfield, MS, 39421; or French Camp Academy, 1 Fine Place, French Camp, MS, 39745-9989.