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Frances Lucille Peoples

Mendenhall - Frances Lucille Peoples, 82, of Mendenhall, MS passed away peacefully at home the evening of July 8, 2018.

Frances was married to Marquies Peoples for 65 years. Her life was defined by her strong faith in our Lord and her love for her family. She was an active member of Puckett Baptist Church.

Frances was highly regarded for her sweet and generous spirit. She served others well.

She enjoyed taking meals to homebound and those in need. Her chocolate pie was enjoyed by many especially her children and grandchildren. She was a faithful servant at church serving in the nursery and preschool areas at Pearson Baptist Church for many years and serving in WMU at Pearson and Puckett Baptist Church. She believed in missions and sharing the gospel. She had a beautiful voice and won the fiddlers contest in Madden, MS in her early years with that voice. She enjoyed singing with her 5 daughters in church. She was a master seamstress. She sewed many dresses for her 5 daughters as they were growing up. She loved her family.

In her later years she enjoyed watching Atlanta Braves baseball with her husband Marquies.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years: Marquies Peoples, Mendenhall; three daughters: Rhonda Armstrong (Bobby) Flowood, Sheila McMillian (Tim) Mendenhall, Cheryl Woodley (Jay) Sulphur, LA as well as a sister and brother: Sue Freeny of Standing Pine, MS and Bert Scott(Ann) of Standing Pine, MS. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two daughters: Marsha Peoples and Cindy Peoples.

Service were 2:00 p.m. on July 10th in the chapel, Wilcox Funeral Home, Carthage, MS. Burial was at Standing Pine Cemetery, Standing Pine, MS.

Pallbearers were Nicholas and Zachary Woodley, Brad Beyer and Marc McMillian, Jay Woodley and Tim McMillian. Officiating the services were Bro. Mark Canoy, Bobby Armstrong and Rev. Rob Armstrong.
Published in Clarion Ledger on July 11, 2018
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