Belle Parham Webb Obituary
by: David Webb
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, March 3, 1965
Delia Belle Parham
d. Mar 2, 1965
Mrs. W.D. Webb, resident of the New Hope Community near Tupelo for 36
years, died at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday in Community Hospital after an illness
of four months. She was 71. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday
in East Heights Baptist Church with the Revs. S.S. Kelly, Walter
Duncan and Harold Wilder officiating. Burial will be in Priceville
Cemetery with W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors in charge.
Mrs. Webb was born in Prentiss County and was a sales woman for Tillie
Murphy dresses. She was a member of West Ridge Baptist Church
in Lepanto, Ark. She moved to Lee County when she was a child, and
was the former Miss. Delia Parham. She was married in 1913
in Lee County to Mr. Webb, who died on March 23, 1946.
Mrs. Webb leaves a daughter, Mrs. Velma Lum of Morton; four sons, Jack
and Arthur Webb of Tupelo, Wiley Joe Webb of Blythesville, Ark., and Elmer
Webb of St. Louis; four sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Holt of Vonna,
Texas, Mrs. Ruby Looney and Mrs. Letha Cole of Tupelo and Mrs. Ben Austin
of Mooreville; two brothers, Joe and Bill Parham of Tupelo; 23 grandchildren
and 10 great grandchildren.