of Carroll County, Mississippi

Obituary of Barbara Shell Beckwith

The Greenwood Commonwealth
Greenwood, MS
Jan 30, 2001

CARROLLTON - Services for Barbara Shell Beckwith, 67, of Carrollton, who died of heart failure, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, were at 2 p.m. today at Lee Funeral Home in Winona.

Mrs. Beckwith, a homemaker, was a retired employee of Hickok Inc.-Supreme Electronics in Greenwood. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

Her husband, James E. Beckwith, preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Sue Allred of Ruleville and Sarah Ussery of Sidon; three sons, Robert Wayne Beckwith of Madison, Edward Lee Beckwith of McCarley and James Beckwith of Carrollton; two sisters, Helen Browning of Winona and Charlotte Scarberry of Pelahatchie; three brothers, B.T. Bailey Jr. of Jefferson, Ala., M.C. Bailey of Newport News, Va. and Robert L. Bailey of Athens, Ga.; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Longview Cemetery near Carrollton.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Carroll County


I am John Hansen, volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi.  I have family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much information as possible on early Carroll County History.

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