|From Yazoo Herald, issue
dated September 10, 1940.
"MRS. FANNIE EVERS TAKEN BY DEATH
Funeral services were held Thursday after at 2 o'clock for Mrs. Fannie Evers, 83 year-old resident of the Eden community. The Rev. D. I. Young, Baptist minister of Eden, conducted the services at the Pleasant Hill church. A large crowd of sorrowing friends attended the obsequies.
Mrs. Evers was native of Alabama, but had lived in the Eden section of this county for about 60 years. She had been a member of the Primitive Baptist church for over 50 years, and was a good mother, wife and neighbr (sp).
Surviving are: her daughers (sp), Mrs. Emmett Chester, with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Louis Duthe (sp) of Belzoni; a son, Robert C. Evers; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pall bearers were:
Avery Stricklin, Louis Duthe (sp), C. C. Owens of Lexington, Pete Walker,
Hudson Boyd and J. D. Chester, III."
I would be happy to contribute the above obituary to the Yazoo MS obits.
The attached obit is
for my great-grandmother, Mrs. Fannie G. (Maddox) Evers, widow of Robert Frederick
Evers. She died on September 4, 1940. My grandmother, Mary (Mamie)
Elizabeth Evers is one of the daughters listed as Mrs. Louis Duthe (correct
spelling should be Duthu).