Lugracie “Boot” W. Brinson

Published 11:18 am Friday, October 9, 2015

Mrs. Lugracie “Boot” Walker Brinson, age 76, died Monday afternoon, September 28, 2015, at the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services for Mrs. Brinson were held on Saturday, October 3, at the Harmony MB Church in Mt. Olive, with Pastor Demetrius Pittman and Rev. Keith Brinson officiating. Interment was in the Griffith Cemetery in Prentiss, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Brinson was the daughter of the late Edmond Walker and the late Gertrude Fairley Walker of rural Jefferson Davis County, being the seventh child of eight children. At an early age she joined the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and remained an active member until she married Clyde Ellis Brinson and united with the Harmony Baptist Church.

Mrs. Brinson was faithful member of the choir, and was a gifted soloist and songwriter. After uniting in marriage with Clyde Brinson of Mt. Olive, she was blessed with three wonderful children that she loved, reared and nurtured, while working for over 24 years at Universal Magnetek in Mendenhall to help support them.

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Mrs. Brinson was a two time breast cancer survivor and spent most of her spare time fishing and singing praises to God on the banks of what ever body of water she fished in.

Mrs. Brinson’s survivors include three children, Lucille (Andre) Poole of Prentiss, Craig Brinson and Eurydice Brinson of Jackson; one sister, Eddie Jane Easterling of Prentiss; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.