The Hitts of Mississippi and related families

Elizabeth Carolyne HittAge: 87 years19192007

Name
Elizabeth Carolyne Hitt
Birth April 12, 1919 44 34
Residence
Age: 0Age: 8/12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1920 (Age 8 months)
Residence
Age: 10Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1930 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherReuben Martin Hitt
September 13, 1932 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherReuben Martin Hitt
1932 (Age 12 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherReuben Martin Hitt
1932 (Age 12 years)

Death of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
November 30, 1944 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
November 30, 1944 (Age 25 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
1944 (Age 24 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
1945 (Age 25 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
1945 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
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Robert Ishmael Priester
November 23, 1946 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sonRobert Ishmael Priester
August 31, 1965 (Age 46 years)
Death of a fatherJoel Reuben Hitt
July 22, 1967 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Margania Robertson
April 1, 1983 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Stanfield Hitt
September 16, 1986 (Age 67 years)

Death of a brotherBruce Owen Hitt
September 12, 1998 (Age 79 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Rayford Priester
January 20, 1999 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherJoel Reuben Hitt Jr
June 2, 2003 (Age 84 years)
Death of a brotherJoel Reuben Hitt Jr
June 2, 2003 (Age 84 years)

Burial of a brotherJoel Reuben Hitt Jr
June 7, 2003 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterFlora May Hitt
January 11, 2006 (Age 86 years)
Burial of a sisterFlora May Hitt
January 14, 2006 (Age 86 years)
Death January 4, 2007 (Age 87 years)
Burial January 6, 2007 (2 days after death)
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mother
Marriage: December 25, 1904Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, USA
11 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Flora May Hitt
Birth: November 5, 1912 38 27Buford, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: January 11, 2006Pensacola, Escambia County, FL, USA
2 years
elder brother
James Hughes HITT grave markerJames Hughes Hitt
Birth: December 30, 1914 40 29Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: November 30, 1944The Netherlands
2 years
elder brother
Hitt brothers in football uniformsJoel Reuben Hitt Jr
Birth: December 30, 1916 42 31Clinton, Hinds, Mississippi, USA
Death: June 2, 2003Mobile, Mobile County, AL, USA
2 years
herself
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daughter
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Robert Ishmael Priester
Birth: November 23, 1946 33 27Natchez, Adams County, MS, USA
Death: August 31, 1965Oxford, Lafayette County, MS, USA

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‎‎‎‎‎‎[Obituary from Natchez Democrat: 07 Jan 2007]

Carolyne Hitt Priester

April 12, 1919 - Jan. 4, 2007

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Elizabeth Carolyne Hitt Priester were held on Jan. 6 at the Natchez City Cemetery with the Rev. Dan Wynn officiating under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Priester was born April 12, 1919, in Clinton, the daughter of the late Dr. Joel Reuben Hitt and his wife, Elizabeth Margania Robertson Hitt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.R. “Billy” Priester Jr.; her son, Robert I. “Bob” Priester II; her brothers, James Hitt, Dick Hitt, Bruce Hitt and Joel Hitt Jr.; an d her sister, Flora Hitt Taylor.

Survivors include a daughter, Janice Priester Byrne and her husband, Paul, of Natchez; a son, Dr. William R. “Bill” Priester III and his wife, Jean, of Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren , Shan Priester Fite and her husband, Matt, of Memphis, Dr. William Bradford Priester and his wife, Joanna, of Jackson, Tenn., Robert Priester Byrne and his wife Jessica, of Natchez, and Susannah Byrn e Heatherly and her husband, Wade, of Natchez; eight great-grandchildren, John Swink Fite, Halle Hicks Priester, Elizabeth Marie Fite, William Charles Fite, Paul Wesley Heatherly, Elizabeth Carolyne H eatherly, Joseph Byrne Heatherly and Elizabeth Layne Byrne; one sister, Lucile Hitt Hollingsworth of Clinton; long time friend, Janie Lee Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Natchez Adams County Humane Society Building Fund, c/o AmSouth Bank, 55 Seargent Prentiss Drive, or Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi, P.O. Box 213, Newto n, MS 39345.


‎‎[Obituary from the Clarion Ledger, 7 Jan 2007]‎‎

Carolyne Hitt Priester

Carolyne Hitt Priester, 87, died Thursday, January 4, 2006 in Natchez. ‎‎(Laird Funeral Home, 601-442-3636)‎‎.

She was born on April 12, 1919, in Clinton to Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Hitt. Preceding her in death were her husband, W.R. "Billy" Priester, Jr.; her son, Robert I. "Bob" Priester II; her brothers, Dick, Br uce, James and Joel Hitt; her sister, Flora Hitt Taylor.

Survivors include: daughter, Janice Priester Byrne ‎‎(Paul)‎‎ of Natchez; son, Dr. W.R. "Bill" Priester III ‎‎(Jean)‎‎ of Memphis; four grandchildren, S han Priester Fite ‎‎(Matt)‎‎; Dr. Brad Priester ‎‎(Joanna)‎‎; Robert Priester Byrne ‎‎(Jessica)‎‎; and Susannah Byrne Heatherl y ‎‎(Wade)‎‎; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lucile Hitt Hollingsworth of Clinton.‎‎‎‎‎‎