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Saturday, October 21, 2017


Mary Hemphill

 

Visitation: 9:00-11:00am Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Riverwood Family

 

Service 11:00am Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Riverwood Family

 

Interment at Bogue Chitto Cemetery

 

Mary Reid Hemphill, 92, of Brookhaven, went to be with her Lord and Savior,

Jesus Christ, on August 3, 2017. She was born on December 11, 1924, to Lemmie Reid and Ruth Summers Reid.

Mrs. Hemphill was a graduate of Fair Oak Springs High School and Soule Business College

and worked with an abstract company in several Mississippi county seats and was working at

Meadville and staying at the Bude Hotel when she met Don Hemphill who became her husband.

She worked for the Mississippi Welfare Department, was also a bookkeeper for Welshens Farms and

Ford Motor Company in Rosedale, Mississippi, and was office manager for Dr. Louie Wilkins for

38 years. Her husband retired in 1985 and Mary retired in 1987. She was always active in her

church and work for the church nursery for years. She married Don Hemphill in September 29, 1950

and they enjoyed a wonderful 67 years together.

Mrs. Hemphill also was a member of Daughters of the Revolution and First Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death was her parents, Lemmie and Ruth Reid; brothers, George Dewey Reid

and Rev. Wiley Bliss Reid.

Those left to cherish her memory is her husband, Donald Alan Hemphill; daughter, Donna Hemphill Magee

and husband Jimmy; sisters, Billie Reid Capozzi, Sarah Reid Berthelson and husband George and sister-in-law,

Katie Reid. Mrs. Hemphill is also survived five grandchildren, Molly Magee Shepherd and husband

John Thomas, Kelly Magee Cates and husband Zach, Jay Magee and wife Caroline, Bonnie Magee

and Pierre Urisanga, along with a devoted friend and caregiver Bobbie Quarles.

4 comments

  • Comment Link Becky Vaughn-Furlow Tuesday, 29 August 2017 23:15 posted by Becky Vaughn-Furlow

    Mr Hemphill, I am so sorry for your loss. I have been praying for you and Donna. Take care of yourself.

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  • Comment Link Larry Chapman Monday, 07 August 2017 19:24 posted by Larry Chapman

    Don, Geneva & I were your neighbors long ago when we first moved to Brookhaven. Mary lived a long bountiful life and we pray you can find peace with her memory. God bless.
    Larry & Geneva Chapman

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  • Comment Link Raymond and Reba Roberts Friday, 04 August 2017 18:21 posted by Raymond and Reba Roberts

    Mr. Hemphill, our love and prayers are with you. Mrs. Mary and you have been such wonderful blessings to our lives.
    Love,
    Raymond and Reba

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  • Comment Link Jack and Lena Summers Riley Friday, 04 August 2017 10:21 posted by Jack and Lena Summers Riley

    Don ~ The first thing I thought of when I learned of Cousin Mary's death was that now she has all the answers about Ruth Summers that we have diligently searched for all these years.
    Today, I'm sad and we grieve with you and your family but at the same time I remind myself how blessed we all were to have had her in our lives.

    With love and sympathy,

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