BRISTER, FRED J - Walthall County, Mississippi | FRED J BRISTER - Mississippi Gravestone Photos

Fred J BRISTER

New Bethel Cemetery
Walthall County,
Mississippi

Oct 4,1920-Aug 21,1999

Husband of Marie Thompson Brister
Fred J. Brister, 78, of Jayess, died Aug. 21, 1999, at Covington County Hospital in Collins.
Services were 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Apostolic Church of McComb. The Rev. J.S. Hancock officiated. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery in Enon. Hartman Funeral Home of McComb was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brister was born Oct. 4, 1920, in Walthall County. He was the son of Buel Brister and Rosa Alexander Brister.
He was a retired construction worker with T.L. Wallace Co. and was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, where he served in the South Pacific. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Monticello and the American Legion in Tylertown.
His family said he was a devoted family man and was especially fond of his great-granddaughter, Chastity.
Mr. Brister was preceded in death by his parents; his step mother, Marie Williams Brister; one daughter, Shirley Brewer; one great-granddaughter, Freda Ma-rie Brewer; and one brother, Marcus Brister.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Helen Marie Thompson Brister of Jayess; one son, Fred Neal Huber of Vicksburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rose B. and Fosee Livingston of Laurel, and Kathy and Robert D. Reid of Jayess; three brothers, Charles Ray Brister of Jayess, Rufus Brister of Port Arthur, Texas, andJewel Brister of McComb; one stepbrother, Pete Pennington of Baker, La.; two sisters, Pauline Coon and Pearline Cline, both of Jayess; nine grandchildren, Lester, Kim and Tory Huber, Kim, Kelly, Robby, Kerri and Susanne Reid, and Dewayne Livingston; one great-granddaughter, Chastity Reid; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Marshall Hancock, Jerod Brister, Robbie Reid, Walter Catorie, the Rev. George Hancock, Willie Thomas and Russell Cline.

Contributed on 6/16/14 by bill060
Email This Contributor

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 2688

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.

Thank you for visiting the Mississippi Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Mississippi, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 6/16/14 • Approved: 6/16/14 • Last Updated: 2/6/19 • R2688-G0-S3

Users Online  |  Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login