July 25, 2011
Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford Carol Lynn McGrath, 68, of Oxford, MS died Monday, July 25, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, TN. Born in Burlington, VT, she had moved to Oxford, MS in 1990 after living in different parts of the United States. An avid racing fan, Mrs. McGrath enjoyed NASCAR and was the First Lady of the NMMA where her husband was President for 25 years. She was always very involved in the community in which she lived, participating in Scouts, Little League and various activities. Mrs. McGrath was employed at Sneed’s Ace Hardware in Oxford for 11 years as a bookkeeper. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 30, 2011, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford, MS with a memorial service following at 1:00 p.m. in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Bill Wages will officiate. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include her husband, Wayne Patrick McGrath of Oxford, MS; three daughters, Crystol Burnett of Galesburg, IL, Carmel (Barry) Hollowell of Oxford, MS and Pamela (John) Hart of Collierville, TN; one son, Patrick (Dawn) McGrath II of Collierville, TN; one sister, Christine Durkin of Burlington, VT; six grandchildren, Beau Burnett of Knoxville, IL, Amanda Sutor and Dennis Prather, both of Rushville, IL, Jordyn McGrath and Joshua Hart, both of Collierville, TN and Emily Hollowell of Oxford, MS; 6 great-grandchildren. Mrs. McGrath was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Phyllis Bessette, two brothers, Billy Bessette and Marty Bessett and two sisters, Catherine Bessette and Pamela Bessette. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Childrens’ Hospital, Wahabi Shrine Center, P.O. Box 2750, Jackson, MS 39207; Tribute Program, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39284-8217. Online condolences may be left at www.colemanfuneralhome.com
Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford Carol Lynn McGrath, 68, of Oxford, MS died Monday, July 25, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, TN. Born in Burlington, VT, she had moved to Oxford, MS in 1990 after living in different parts of... View Obituary & Service Information
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