2010-12-16 / Front Page


Woodie Frank Marrisette, 73, of Winn died Dec. 13, 2010 at Infirmary West in Mobile.
He was born April 5, 1937 to the parentage of Roosevelt Marrisette and Roberta Fluker Marrisette. He was a native of Coffeeville. Earlier in life, he was a member of Coffeeville Holiness Church. He was a logger.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Mae Johnson Marrisette, Winn; four sons, Woodie Marrisette Jr., Winn; Felix Marrisette, Birmingham, Gregory Marrisette, Richmond, Virginia, Douglas Marrisette, Tucson, Arizona; seven daughters, Gloria Marrisette, Anaheim, Calif., Betty Marrisette, Houston, Texas, Joyce Freeman, Blacksher, Georgia, Thellesia Reese, Winn; Shelia Hawkins, Montgomery, Cynthia Lewis, Vicksburg, Miss., Tina (Rodney) Roper, Grove Hill, one daughter-in-law, Sharon Marrisette, Mobile; five sisters, Dorothy (Jimmie) Peavy, Nettie (Theodore) Owens, Lizzie Marrisette, all of Mobile, Ruby Marrisette, Jamaica, New York, Rosa V. Thornton, Coffeeville; 23 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joesette Marrisette, a sister, Beatrice Calhoun and his brother, Louis Joe Marrisette.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 18 at 11 a.m. from the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Coffeeville with Revs. Albert Ridgeway, pastor, and Vayton Chapman, eulogist. Viewing will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Following the burial in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, the family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church. As a courtesy of Andrews Funeral Home, you may send a personal condolence to the family at www.viewobit.com. Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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