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Katherine Lazarus Bray

WOODVILLE — Katherine Lazarus Bray, 95, of Woodville passed away June 12, 2020.

Katherine was born February 5, 1925, in Woodville, the daughter of the late Claude Lazarus and Barbara Walker Lazarus. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Parke Bray, and a great-granddaughter, Katherine Collett.

Survivors include two brothers, Claude Lazarus of Jackson and Jerry Lazarus of Woodville, two sons, Robert M. Bray (Becky) of Keller, Texas, and David P. Bray (Kitty) of Natchez.

She is also survived by five grandchildren who lovingly know her as “Myrt”, Amy Collett (Ted) of Irving, Texas; Rachel Johnson (Jared) of Fort Worth, Texas; Maggie Junior (Andrew) of Richland Hills, Texas; Cody Bray and Julia Bray of Natchez; and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, June 14, at 4 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Newman Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Branch, officiating.

Pallbearers are Paul Arnold, David Bramlette, Shep Crawford, Andy Lewis, Clifton McCarstle, David McGraw and Wettlin Treppendahl.

Honorary pallbearers are Tobie Morris, Paul Habig, Jennings Owens, and Bob Lewis.