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Mary Lou Webb

Mary Lou Webb
July 1, 1938 – Feb. 17, 2021
Funeral services for Mary Lou Webb, 82, of Bude, were Feb. 23, 2021, at Midway Cemetery in Meadville.
She died Feb. 17, 2021 at her residence in Bude.
Mrs. Webb was a native of Simpson County where she was news editor of the Magee Courier.
Beginning in October 1961, she served as managing editor of The Tylertown Times while editor Paul Pittman, a Navy reservist, was called up for a year of active duty with the U.S. Navy air corps.
She and her late husband, David Webb, bought The Franklin Advocate in March, 1962, and later purchased The Wilk-Amite Record. In later years they had a travel agency, Webb Travel.
Webb served in many offices of the Mississippi Press Women and National Federation of Press Women, including president of both organizations.

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