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Bobbie O Pace

October 19, 1937 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 84)


Bobbie O. Pace, 84, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at her home.  Visitation will be Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at First United Methodist Church from 9:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service.

Mrs. Pace was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Canton where she was president of the Ida Bennett Circle for many years and a longtime member of the Hermit Jones Sunday School Class where she served as treasurer.  She was also a longtime member of United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Thelma and J. C. Oxner; brothers, Nolan Oxner and Don Oxner; sister, Diann Weathersby; husbands, Augustus Marion Slaton, Jr. and Jeff Davis Pace, Sr.; and son Zachary Lane Slaton.

Survivors include: daughters, Deirdre Harris (John) of Canton and Kathy Woods (Toot) of Downsville, LA; son, Dave Pace (Lillann) of Natchez; brother, Wayne Oxner (Carolyn) of Lena; grandchildren, Anna Grace Harris, Davis Pace (Julie), Jesse Stoakes (Daniel), Justin Gordon (Jennifer), and Houston Gordon (Amanda); and many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Canton.

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March 8, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church (Canton)

Funeral Service
March 8, 2022

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church (Canton)

Graveside Service
March 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Canton Cemetery
Lyon Street
Canton, MS 39046

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