Frances Elizabeth Rayburn, 83, of the Dixie Community, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Asbury Hospice House surrounded by her family. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 25,2023 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Forest Funeral Home with service immediately following at 1:00 pm. Burial will be in the Dixie United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Rayburn was a member of Clearbranch Baptist Church in Purvis, MS. She devoted her life to her family. She loved her family unconditionally, and will be dearly missed. She was known for her excellent cooking and gardening. She opened her home to many over the years that needed a place to stay or a hot meal. She truly was an angel on earth.
She is preceded in her death by her parents, Carl and Cora Smith, her brother: George Smith and her grandson: Shawn Williamson.
She is survived by her husband, Alvin Rayburn, of the Dixie community, her three children: David Rayburn of the Dixie community, Rhonda Broadus of Purvis, and John Rayburn of the Dixie community; six grandchildren: David Ross Rayburn (Nicole), Casey Rayburn (Heather), Tyler Williamson, Alex Broadus, Conner Rayburn & Dustin Rayburn; five great grandchildren: Dalton Rayburn, Gage Rayburn, Mason Rayburn, Allie Rayburn & Alyssa Jackson; two sisters: Peggy Graham and Pat Mims (Derwood).