Jackson, MS, April 14, 2023, Jackson/Hinds Library System sends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of educator Lois A. Flagg in Edwards, Mississippi, and beyond. Lois A. Flagg, the honored namesake for the Edwards Branch of the Jackson Hinds Library System, was a profound Mississippi educator and so beloved by students and her community. By accounts from everyone who was touched by her life and gift of teaching, “Ms. Flagg was a living human library,” said Floyd Council, Executive Director. https://jhlibrary.org/edwards/
The Vicksburg Post announced Ms. Flagg’s passing as follows:
Ms. Lois A. Flagg passed away on April 5, 2023, in Edwards, Mississippi, at the age of 99. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Kingsley Chapel in Edwards, Miss. Public visitation will be held on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Willis and Sons Funeral Home in Jackson, Miss. Flowers were sent to the family from the Jackson Hinds Library System on notice of her passing.
See the wonderful interview with Ms. Flagg as Branch Manager Brittany Moore interviewed Ms. Flagg on her front porch at 97 years old in August of 2021: