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Lessie Mae Rawls

Lessie Mae Rawls
Jan. 2, 1930 – Oct. 30, 2020
Funeral services for Lessie Mae Rawls, 90, of Gautier, were set for Nov. 4, 2020, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home with Eld. Sean Ellis and Eld. Wayne Painter officiating, burial in the Rushing family cemetery.
Mrs. Rawls died in Moss Point Oct. 30, 2020. She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Tylertown to the late Lessie and Herman Rushing. She was also preceded in death by her husband Bennie Rawls; son James Herman Parker; daughter Lessie “Susie” Pace; 10 siblings; and father of her children Ercle Don Parker.
Mrs. Rawls was a member of Fairhaven Primitive Baptist Church. She was known for the hats she wore. She was tough but always fun to be around.
Survivors include her sons Robert (Judy L) Parker and Ercle Don (Judy) Parker; grandchildren Jeremy Parker, Robert Parker, Jr., Jenni Pace, Mandy Pace, Don Parker III, Lanette Parker, and Stacy Parker; numerous great-grandchildren; brother Donald Rushing; sisters Beth Morrow and Mareen Spence.
Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at

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