Mary Yvonne Hargrave Wilson

Published 8:39 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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April 1, 1947 – Feb. 4, 2021

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Mary Yvonne “Mae” Hargrave Wilson, of Natchez, who died Thursday, February 4, 2021 in Hattiesburg will be held Friday, February 12, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church (grounds) with Pastor Walter L. Sago officiating.

Burial will follow at Mercy Seat Baptist Church cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Please wear your mask. We are practicing social-distancing. This is a walk-through visitation.

Mary was born April 1, 1947 in Natchez, the daughter of Birdie Lee Woods Hargrave and James Ashton Hargrave. She was a graduate of Sadie V. Thompson High School and was a retired baker and cook. Mrs. Wilson was a member of Mercy Seat Baptist Church where she served on the Mother’s Board and Usher Board. She was also a member of the Golden Key Lodge #5; OES Deborah Chapter #5. Mary enjoyed talking on the phone, doing crossword puzzles, cooking and baking.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Leroy Wilson, brothers Jim Hargrave, Walter Hargrave, and Ike Hargrave and sister Shirley Hargrave Jones.

She leaves to cherish her memories, daughter Dolly Hargrave; brother George E. Hargrave; sisters, Josephine Blanton, Lyttia Johnson, Marie Hams and Charlene Bradford; grandson Avery G. Jones and other relatives and friends.

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