Obituary – Mrs. Betty Wilcox Vause

Published 1:24 pm Monday, March 11, 2019

Mrs. Betty Wilcox Vause, 92, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Oxford, Mississippi. The family received friends on Monday, March 11, 2019, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston, Mississippi. A Graveside Service and Interment directly followed at Charleston City Cemetery. A second visitation was also held on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 1:30 p.m.  The Memorial Service was at 2 p.m. at Oxford University Methodist Church in Oxford.

Mrs. Vause was a retired branch manager for the Bank of Shaw, Mississippi, a member of DAR, a member of Shaw Methodist Church for 42 years, and also a member of Oxford University Methodist Church for the past 19 years.

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Those whom she leaves behind that will forever cherish her memory include one daughter Patti Vause Dixon (Les) of Merigold, Mississippi; two sons, Eddie Vause of Oxford.  and Gene W. Vause (Mary Nelle) of Germantown, Mississippi; four grandchildren, Shannon Dixon Taylor (David) of Cleveland, Mississippi, Anna Alford Sledge (Allen) of Merigold, Neil Vause of Memphis, Tennessee,  Betsy Vause Smith (Sean) of Bartlett, Tennessee; five great grandchildren, David E. Taylor III, Dixon Taylor, Ford Murphy, Cooper Smith and Mary Grace Smith; one brother, Joe Davis Wilcox (Nell) of Charleston, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis O. Vause Jr.; her parents, Joe Phonso & Maude Wilcox; one sister, JoAnn W. Gunn.


Memorial contributions may be made to Oxford University Methodist Church Oxford.