Frances M. Kaufman

Published 12:01 am Friday, July 10, 2015

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Oct. 28, 1926 – July 6, 2015

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VICKSBURG — Services for Frances M. Kaufman, 88, of Vicksburg, who died Monday, July 6, 2015, at her residence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Lalor officiating.

Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home in Vicksburg.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Kaufman was born Oct. 28, 1926, the daughter of Emmett Kennedy Massa and Martha Scott Massa.

She graduated from St. Francis Xavier Academy in the class of 1944. She was a retired bookkeeper. Frances was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.

Mrs. Kaufman was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert I. Kaufman.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Moore and husband, Phillip, of Bradenton, Fla., and Deborah Martin and husband, Lee, of Natchez; one son, David Kaufman and wife, Debbie, of Ridgeland; three grandchildren, Jennifer Hall and husband, Derek, of Madison, Christopher Martin and wife, Elizabeth, of Natchez and Geoffrey Martin of Oxford; three great-grandchildren, Haley Hall, Alice Martin and Robert Martin; and a number of cousins.

The family extends thanks to special caregivers Lori Black, Louise Andrews, Rose Hampton and Mary King and the staff at Walnut Hills and Main Street Market.

Pallbearers will be Robert Amborn, Jason Arbour, Derek Hall, Christopher Martin, Geoffrey Martin and Thomas Murphy.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cunny, Donald Day and Donald Neumann.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 713 Crawford St., Vicksburg, MS 39180 or to a charity of choice.