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Frances McCarty

Frances McClure McCarty, age 77, of Wiggins formerly of Cleveland, died on Saturday December 01, 2012 at the Wesley Memorial Hospital in Hattiesburg.  She was born on October 16, 1935 to Victor B. and Frances (Pettey) McClure on a farm next door to Interstate Baptist Church. The church played a major role in her upbringing.  She graduated Shaw High School in 1954 as Salutatorian and married Bobby McCarty on May 5, 1954.  She was a chief clerk at the Federal Compress for 20 years, and had also worked at F & I Machine Works, Jay's Department Store and was former owner of the Quaint Shop. She was a member of Yale Street Baptist where she had taught the Adult Sunday School Class for many years. Frances was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Franklin McClure and a sister Mary Lou Reed.
Visitation will be held Tuesday December 4, 2012 from 10:00AM until 11:00AM funeral service at Cleveland Funeral Home. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. John Chouccoli and Rev. Thomas Bruce will officiate the service.
Pallbearers will be Mason Dean, Nick Jennings, Thomas Bennett, Scott Dean, Sam Compston and Scottie Harrison, Pat George and Charles Weeks. Honorary pallbearers are Larson Ingram and Ethan Hopkins.
 Frances is survived by Husband of 58 years, Bobby H. McCarty of Wiggins, MS.  Four daughters, Vicki M (Samuel) Compston of Wiggins, MS, Dianne M White of Greenville, MS, Bobbie "Boba" M. (Scott)Dean of Boyle, MS and Michelle Hopkins of Merigold, MS.  Sister, Alice Weeks of Shaw, MS.  Brother, Victor McClure of Southaven, MS.  5 Grandchildren, Sheri Ingram, Nick Jennings, Mason (Rachel) Dean, Emily Compston and Thomas Bennett and 5 Great grandchildren Shelby Bracken, McKarlee Ingram, Larson Ingram, Ethan Hopkins and Raegan Dean.  She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. On-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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The death of a love one can have a great impact on our hearts that will never be forgotten.The Bible gives a promise of a resurrection that will make our hearts rejoice.At John 5:28&29 Jesus Christ said he will call and all those asleep in death will hear his voice and be awaken to perfect life in a paradise earth.Yes, in the near future all pain, sickness and even death will be no more.(Revelation 21:1-5)

V.G. - December 17, 2012 at 08:36 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Vicky, so sorry to hear of your Mom passing. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Melody McCreary Stafford - December 08, 2012 at 05:07 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Family (Boba) : I am so very sorry about your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. May GOD comfort you in your grief in the coming years of sadness in missing her. With Love, Brenda

BRENDA THOMPSON ROBERTS - December 04, 2012 at 10:44 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You will be missed,for all you did to keep our graduating class members in contact. My memories of you will be cherished.My sympathies go to Bobby and all your extended families.May the love and Memories They have of you sustain them and keep them in their Hearts.May your soul rest in peace. Amen

Annie Mae Rossetti,Bryk - December 03, 2012 at 08:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My prayers are with the family, I was always in touch with Frances she was a good friend , We were classmates for the 1954. I will always remember her. Fannie

Fannie Servadio Massa - December 03, 2012 at 07:06 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all my mom has fallen and broke her wrist and has not been able to drive ! Pam

pam fletcher beevers - December 03, 2012 at 01:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My condolences to the entire McCarty family. Aunt Frannie will be missed. As a child I recall her always smiling and rocking in rocking chairs.

Susan McClure Hurtado - December 03, 2012 at 12:08 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My condolences to the whole McCarty family. As a kid I remember Aunt Frannie always smiling and rocking in rocking chairs. She will be missed.

Susan Hurtado - December 03, 2012 at 10:41 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You were always such a friend to us all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Anne Salley Skeeles - December 02, 2012 at 10:28 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Uncle Bobbie, Vicki, Boba ,grand kids and greats you all are in our prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Frannie loved you all so much! I used to love to look at the beautiful pictures she had of all of you throughout their house. She was so sweet and a very kind Aunt to me. She was always smiling. You will always have your great memories you've had with her!

Shara McClure Beckwith - December 02, 2012 at 12:56 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM