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Rankin County Obituaries

Plummer, Franklin E.
Died in Rankin County Miss., Hon. Franklin E. Plummer, a member of Congress a year or two ago from that State. Mr. P. was drowned in a swollen stream.
[The Vermont Watchman and State Journal, Montpelier, Vermont, April 11, 1837 -- sent by Nancy Piper]
Added 22 Jul 2018

McBride, James T."Pete"
James T. (Pete) McBride, 78, of Florence, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at the Covington County Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chancellor Funeral Home. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Vernon Congregational Methodist Cemetery in Glade.
A native of Jones County, he lived in Florence since 1970, moving here from Laurel. An Army Air Force Veteran of World War II, Mr. McBride was a truck supervisor for Lampton Love Gas for 33 years, retiring in 1998. He previously worked as a service technician for Rig Oil Co., in oil field lubrication. Mr. McBride was a member of Victory Congregational Methodist Church.
Mr. McBride is survived by his wife, Barbara McBride of Florence; a son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Sherry McBride of Cheyenne, WY; his daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Rich Martin of McAllen, Texas; a brother, Paul W. McBride of Laurel; a sister, Marv Jo Bruce of Houston, Texas; and a grandson, P. J. McBride.
Memorials may be made to Victory Congregational Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence, which is in charge of arrangements.
[Unknown Newspaper Clipping -- Transcribed by Gene P.]
Added 16 Mar 2016

Gay, Jessie A
Died, in Rankin county, Mississippi, Jessie A. Gay, aged 16 years. The deceased was born on Marlboro District, February 1844.
[Charleston Mercury, Charleston, SC., May 15, 1860 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney]
Added 29 Jan 2015

Bibb, Robert S.
Rankin Co., Miss., July 7, ae. 39. Mr. B. was a native of Alabama, a son of the late Gov. Bibb, of that state, and was connected with a large and influential circle of relatives and friends in Mississippi and Alabama. For the last six years Mr. B. had been a citizen of Rankin Co., and by his gentlemanly manners and generous disposition won many friends, who will long lament his early death. Receiving a liberal education, he engaged in the business of planting, and by his success afforded another instance proving that a practical success in the business of life is not incompatible with scholastic attainments, which, added to refined enjoyments, in no degree detracts from the usefulness of the citizen.
[Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]
Added 12 May 2013

McBride, Andrew
Andrew McBride, an old citizen of Rankin County, died at his residence in the Shiloh neighborhood on Wednesday morning, 1st inst. [The Weekly Clarion, Jackson, Mississippi, Published January 9, 1873 - Submitted by Debora Reese]

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