Graveside services for Mrs. Dorothy Briscoe Hemphill of Greenwood, formerly of Winona, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24 at Oakwood Cemetery in Winona. Rev. John L. Walker will officiate the service. Honorary pallbearers will be Bart Hemphill, Les Hemphill, Trey Stokes, Charlie Odom, Burrell Gee, Ramey Kent, Luke Underberg, Robbie Hemphill, Nathan Crenshaw, and Jeff Johnson.
Mrs. Hemphill, 95, passed away on Saturday, January 22 at Riverview Nursing and Rehab in Greenwood. She was born on January 8, 1927 to Alonzo Franklin and Allie Mae Crook Briscoe. She served her family as a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Winona.
Mrs. Hemphill is survived by her daughter, Kay Pleasants (Dudley) of Greenwood; two sons, Randy B. Hemphill (Martha) of Greenwood and Ray Hemphill (Sherry) of Greenwood; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Cecil “L.C.” Hemphill, Jr.; and sister, Sybil McGuffee.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Winona at PO Box 408, Winona, MS 38967.