Meridian Star

January 2, 2013

Frances Molpus


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Services for Frances Molpus will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m., at New Hope Baptist Church, with Revs. Douglas Goodman, James Gibson and Mike Everett officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Molpus, 90, of Meridian, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church and one of the founding members of State Boulevard Baptist Church which is now known as Faith Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend to all that knew her.

    Survivors include her daughter, Janie Goodman of Meridian; grandchildren: Douglas Goodman and his wife Kendra of Meridian, Brian Goodman of Meridian, Michelle Whitten and her husband Brad of Marietta, Ga., and Lee Molpus  and wife Stacey of Adger, Ala.; great-grandchildren: Daniel and Matthew Goodman, Jonathan, Lindsey and Reese Whitten, and Courtney and Conner Molpus; extended family: Bill and Wanda Fontaine, Michael, Lisa and Haley McCarter, Ryan, Ashley, and Erin Fontaine; sisters-in-law: Lucille Molpus of Meridian, and Wilma Molpus Tate of Kingsville, Texas; and, numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Charlie E. Molpus; and son, Charles Wayne Molpus.

    Pallbearers will be Billy Fontaine, Unrue Goodman, Brian Goodman, Lee Molpus, Daniel Goodman, and Johnny Robinson.  

    Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Cook, Kenneth Jones, Cotton McDonald, Jonathan Whitten, Reese Whitten and Matthew Goodman.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.

    Visitation will be today, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the funeral home, and 30 minutes prior to services at the church on Thursday.