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Obit from 12/1 issue

Mary Frances Dukes

Mary Frances Dukes, 88, of Demopolis, died Thursday, November 28, 2002, at Baptist Princeton Medical Center.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2002, at the First Presybterian Church with Rev. Tommy Carr officiating.

Burial will be held in the Demopolis Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Dukes was a native of Greensboro and a long time resident of Demopolis. She was retired employee of the Marengo County Department of Human Resources and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Demopolis.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to all. She will be deeply missed.

Mrs. Dukes was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Dukes Sr. and a grandson, Drew Wildsmith.

She is survived by two daughters, Marion Bryant (Richard) of Dothan and Frances Wildsmith (John) of Childersburg; a son, James Andrew Dukes Jr. (Carolyn) of Demopolis; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made in his honor to the First Presbyterian Church of Demopolis.