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Joshua L. Trask

Published 12:00am Friday, November 2, 2012

Jan. 30, 1976 – Oct. 26, 2012

NATCHEZ — Services for Joshua L. Trask, 36, of Memphis, Tenn., who died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in Miller County, Ark., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Beulah Missionary Baptist Church.

Burial will follow at Jerusalem Baptist Church No. 2 under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

Mr. Trask was born Jan. 30, 1976, in Natchez, the son of Isola “Sister” Trask and Oliver McMorris. He was a former Natchez High School Bulldog football player.

He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Oliver and Bessie McMorris and Robert “Mumpsy” Trask; two aunts, Bessie McMorris and Barbara McMorris; and two cousins, Daniel Holt and Erica Holt.

Survivors include two children, Jamethia Trask and Joshua Trask, both of Memphis; his mother of Natchez; grandmother, Susie Washington and husband, Dawson, of Natchez; one sister, Felishia Reese and husband, Carl, of Jackson; two brothers, Riley Trask and Oliver “Pee Wee” McMorris and wife, Pamela, all of Natchez; special great-great-aunt, Ollie Brady; special cousin, Shirley Riley Washington; very special friend, Felisha Johnson and her daughters, Janecia Johnson and Joycelyn Johnson, all of Memphis; and a number of other relatives and friends.