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January 7, 1936 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Elouise "Mother" Fentress passed away on Friday December 8, 2023. She was born on January 7, 1936 to the late Robert Henry Williams and Elsie Mae Hudson Williams. She was the eldest of five children.
Her funeral service was held on Saturday December 23, 2023 at 12:00 pm at Zion Temple Worship Center Church of God in Christ with Bishop Linwood Dillard in charge. Burial was in the Bolivar Community Cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home www.dixieuneralhome.com was in charge of the professional service.
She attended the Hardeman County public schools and graduated from Allen-White School. She was married to the late Edgar "Sonny" Fentress and to this union four children were born.
At the age of fourteen she was "Saved" and filled with the Holy Ghost at a revival with the late Elder Tommie McTizic. She joined Zion Temple COGIC where she served faithfully until her health declied and she relocated to Cordova. She then joined the Citadel of Deliverance COGIC under the leadership of Bishop Linwood Dillard. If you noew her you knew she was a servant of God.
Preceding her in death were her husband and two children, Jeffery L. and Nina T. Fentress and two sisters, Yvonne Bolden and Elnora Lockett-Love.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Charles Edgar (Doris) and Gerald Fentress; one sister, Ida Lee Ferguson and one brother, James Isaac Williams; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends that will truly miss her.