A funeral mass of Christian Burial for Rose Borgognoni Beggs, 94, of Midnight will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 17 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hollandale. She left this world to be with her Lord on Friday, September 13 at Sharkey Issaquena Hospital in Rolling Fork. Burial will follow in the Hollandale City Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
Mrs. Beggs was born January 9, 1919, the 4th child of eleven. She was raised in Lake Village, AR where she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. Upon graduating she furthered her education at St. Scholastica in Fort Smith. Rose returned home in 1943 and began working for S.A. Mansour Company. When her sister opened her own business, the Friendly Store, Rose began working there until 1947. In 1947 she married John Beggs and moved to Hollandale. Rose was a diligent housewife and an active member of her church, Immaculate Conception, and the Altar Society. Rose worked at Booth’s Drug Store until it closed and then Med-View Pharmacy with her final years of work at City Drug Store. At 86 she moved with her daughter to Midnight, MS where she spent the next 8 years.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Marcella Alpe Borgognoni, a brother, Alex, and 2 sisters, Mary and Dell. Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Beggs Domino and her husband, Mike, of Midnight, MS; a son, John Turner Beggs III and his wife, Jill; 3 grandchildren, Blakely and John Turner Beggs IV of Belden, MS and Stephanie Domino Cannon and her husband, Dave; 3 great-grandchildren, Austin, Eli, and Ethan Cannon of Olive Branch, MS; 3 brothers, Mack and his wife Marilyn Jo, Joe Borgognoni of Hot Springs, AR, and Tony Pete and his wife, Libby of Lake Village; 4 sisters, Corinne Rocconi of West Monroe, LA, Gelia Siracusa of Memphis, TN, Ida Werner of Cape Girardeau, MO, and Anne Cappel of Brandon, FL; and a hosts of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tommy Rocconi, Mark Borgognoni, Tracy Borgognoni, William Borgognoni, Don Brooks, Mike Brady, Jeffrey Cappel, and Ron Klipfel.
A visitation will be held one hour before services at the church on Tuesday. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Church or a favorite charity.