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Obituaries for Monday, Feb. 4, 2002

By Staff
MERLE POGUE MCLEMORE BISHOP
QUITMAN Services for Merle Pogue McLemore Bishop will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John H. Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Clarke County.
Mrs. Bishop, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital in Quitman.
Survivors include her husband, O.W. Bishop of Jackson; a son, C.W. McLemore and his wife, Blanche, of Meridian; two step-daughters, Dorris Rodgers and Jo Richardson of Jackson; three granddaughters, Angie Boatner and her husband, Barry; Sandie Bilello and her husband, Donnie; Jill Gilmore and her husband, Heath, four great-grandsons, Clark and Dillon Boatner and Bo Mikel and Bardy Bilello, all of Meridian; four sisters, Jackie Moffett of Meridian, Hilda Hatten of Hattiesburg, Gaye Fitzgerald of Pearl and Betty Harris of Tacoma, Wash.; four brothers, Ronnie Pogue of Cookeville, Tenn., Brooks Pogue of Saraland, Ala., Russell Pogue of Quitman and Arthur Pogue Jr., of Pearl.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mondell McLemore; her parents, Arthur and Laura Pogue; three brothers, Cleland, B. G. and Gerald Pogue; and one sister, Inez Roncali.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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