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Mary Katherine Dear

Mary Katherine Dear, 83, of Hazlehurst, died Thursday, October 25, 2007 at her home. 
Services were held Monday, Oct. 29, from First Presbyterian Church in Hazlehurst with interment in Hazlehurst Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dear worked for the Copiah County Courier for 40 years.  She was a member of the Hazlehurst Presbyterian Church where she taught preschoolers for more than 30 years. She was a member of the Homemakers Club, Actioneers, and the Glory Choir.
Survivors include: sons, Johnnie Ray “Butch” Dear and wife Janice of Monticello and “Eddie” Edwin Lee Dear and wife Sandra of Hazlehurst; brother, James Massa of Hazlehurst; sisters, Deloris Williams of Bentonia and Alice Powell of Hopewell; three grandchildren, Kristi Delzer of Valdosta, GA, Marshall Ray Dear of Tupelo, and Kimber Lee Dear of Hazlehurst; and special friends, Riley and Dianne Glover of Crystal Springs.

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