Meridian Star

February 23, 2013

Mary Frances Burrage

The Meridian Star


    Funeral services for Mary Frances Higginbotham Burrage age 95 of Meridian will be held Sunday at 2 p.m.  in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating.  Burial will follow in Goodwater Cemetery.  Mrs. Burrage passed away Thursday at J.T. Champion Nursing Home.

    She was a long time resident of Meehan and a retired seamstress.

    She is survived by children James Carl Withers and wife Brenda of Cochranton, Pa.,  June Collins Hopper, Janice Lee Allen Wood, nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, all of Meridian and a brother Lewis Higginbotham of Philadelphia.

    Frances was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Poncit Burrage Sr., son Jimmy Poncit Burrage Jr., four brothers and four sisters.

    Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Stephens Funeral Home.