February 05, 1922 - February 01, 2009
Funeral services for Mary Hart Parker Sojourner, 86 of Natchez, who died Sunday, February 1, 2009, at Natchez Community Hospital will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Mr. Clyde Ray Webber officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday, at the Church.
Mrs. Sojourner was born February 5, 1922, in Natchez, the daughter of Robert Lee Parker, Jr. and Ellen Hart Buchanan Parker. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Ferriday, where she was a past Elder and choir member. She was also a member of Daughters of American Revolution; past member of Good Sams Club and the Pilgrimage Garden Club. She was founder of the Riverland Medical Center Volunteer Program.
Mrs. Sojourner is preceded in death by her husband Carroll P. Sojourner; and two brothers, Lee Parker, III and Ernest B.Parker.
Survivors include, one son, Carroll Lee Sojourner and wife Elizabeth Sojourner; one daughter, Ellen Hart Depta and husband Michael Paul Depta;
six grandchildren, William Price Sojourner and wife Josette, Anna Catherine Sojourner, Dr. Brent Buchanan Depta and wife Heather, Casie Hart Depta and her fiancée’ Thomas Tregre, Amy Hart Little and husband Chris, Marcie Jean Carlton and husband John; ten great-grandchildren, Talor Little, Parker Depta, Labryn Depta, Mabry Hart Depta, Caroline Hart Carlton, Elizabeth Ann Sojourner, Julie Peters, Desiree Sojourner, Andre Hart Sojourner, Darrion Tregre; one sister, Ethel Amanda Baker.
Pallbearers will be Jackie Sojourner, Milton Rawles, Bobby Parker, John Carlton, Thomas Tregre, Price Sojourner, Chris Little.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Baddour Center, P. O. Box 97, Senatobia, MS 38668 or to a charity of your choice.