2010-04-29 / Obituaries


Bennie Mae Upshaw Bumpers, 78, of Grove Hill died April 23, 2010 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 14, 1931 to the parentage of the late William Upshaw and Mary Ella Pace Upshaw. She was a native of Allen. She was a member of Saint Peter Baptist Church. She will be remembered for her love of people and her love for the outdoors.

Survivors include one sister, Iva Dean (Roy) Coates, Moss Point, MS, and a brother-in-law, John Wesley Brown, Grove Hill; several nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by husband, Roy Bumpers, five sisters, Threasa "Teet" Upshaw, Willie Mae Upshaw, Dester Brown, Levonia Jackie Upshaw, Lillie Jean Upshaw and one brother, William "Buddy" Upshaw.

The service will be Saturday, May 1 at 1 p.m. at Saint Peter Baptist Church in Allen. Viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Saint Peter Baptist Church Cemetery. Following the burial the family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church. Mrs. Bumpers' obit can be viewed at www.viewobit.com where you can also leave personal condolence for the family. Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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