Funeral services for Josephine Pilgrim, age 79 of Mount Pleasant, formerly of Mount Vernon, were at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 2011 at Bates-Cooper-Sloan Chapel. Burial was in the Edwards Cemetery with Bro. Lloyd Bedsworth and Bro. Walter Allen officiating.
Mrs. Pilgrim was born Jan. 5, 1932 in Titus County to Clio and Floy Stevens Banks. She was a homemaker.
She died Saturday, Dec. 17 in Mount Pleasant. She was preceded in death by her husband, C. W. Pilgrim and a brother, M. L. Banks.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and John Deishler of Pittsburg; three sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Sherry Pilgrim of Daingerfield, Gary and Evette Pilgrim and Steven Pilgrim, all of Mount Pleaasant; seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bill Pilgrim, Dennis Newman, Zack Banks, Johnny Monts, Aron Gann, Brent Pilgrim, and Mike Rogers.