Bennie Lou Stubbs

Published 1:52 pm Monday, April 17, 2017

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at St. Paul M. B. Church for Mrs. Bennie Lou Stubbs, 81, who died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Jeff Davis Extended Care Facility, Prentiss.  Rev. Henry Kelly, pastor, officiated with burial following in the Sweetwater C.M.E. Church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bennie Lou Stubbs was born to the late Clintwood Thompson and Gladys Free Thompson.  She attended Harper Community School in Bassfield. After leaving Bassfield, she attended Palmetta High School in Palmetta, Louisiana.  She was a member of Sweetwater C.M.E. Church and later moved her membership to St. Paul M. B. Church at marriage to the late Leon Stubbs.  She served as Sunday School Teacher and Vacation Bible School Teacher, member of Senior Choir, Usher Auxiliary and Mission Auxiliary.

Mrs. Stubbs was preceded in death by: four children; two grandchildren.

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She is survived by: six children, Connie Booth and Patricia Hall both of Bassfield; Vanessa Adams of Prentiss; one foster sister, Mary L. McLeod of Bassfield; three sons, Wilfred (Jackie) Stubbs of Killeen, Texas; Larry (Patricia) Stubbs of Picayune; Jeffrey (Lucille) Adams of Bassfield; 25 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; the Wilson Family; six sister-in-laws, four brothers-in-law; five close friends, McKinley Newsome, Hollis Hooker, Grayson Adams, Hester Easterling and Catherine Harper; special cousin, Spencer Thompson many other relatives and friends.