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Willie Bell Kaufman

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Willie Bell Kaufman, 101, of Foxworth, who passed away Sunday in Foxworth, MS 39483. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. Glen Nace will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Longtime resident of Marion County, Mrs. Willie loved to cook for anyone and everyone. She enjoyed being outside gardening, fishing, and reading romance novels. She loved spending time with her family and all of her wonderful grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.

Mrs. Kaufman was preceded in death by her Spouse, Prentiss Kaufman; Father, - Elliot; Mother, Quennie Elliot; one Daughter, Betty Jean Polk; three Brothers and two Sisters; one Granddaughter, Bobbie Jean Gandy.

She is survived by her three children, Pete Kaufman, Peggy Miller, Freddie J. Kaufman, and a number of Grand, Great-Grand and Great Great-Grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Shelby Z. Miller, Cory Maxwell, Blake Maxwell, Julio Lemus, Lucas Stringer, Chip Forbes.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Willie Bell Kaufman
January 6, 1920 - March 28, 2021





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