A graveside service was held in the Pontotoc City Cemetery on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Bro. Marcus Coward officiated. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband-Lester Morgan Byrd, son- Jeff (Ellie) Byrd, 3 grandchildren- Rachel Byrd of New York, NY, Natalie Byrd and Aaron Byrd of Burlingame, CA. She was preceded in death by one son- Scott Byrd.
Donations in memory of June can be sent to Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 486, Pontotoc, MS 38863 or the charity of your choice.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Austin Young; his daughters, Kassidy Young and Kelsie and Sam Cruse; his mother, Shirley Young; his sister, Donna and Brad Lunn; four nieces; one nephew; two great nephews and one great niece.
He was preceded in death by his father, Don Young; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hilliard Young and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Morrison.
Services were Sunday, June 9, at Baldwin Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Bro. Steve Parrish officiating. Baldwin Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Steve Crouch, Lee Hatcher, Nathan Owens, Nick Owens, Rusty Collums and Braden Lunn.
Honorary Pallbearers were Cotton Owens and Ty Collums.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House.
Private family services are planned. Arrangements will be provided by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care.
Mr. Boyd was born March 23, 1958 in Arkansas, the son of the late Charles and Ann Adkins Boyd. He was a graduate of Oxford High School and employed in the manufacturing industry that included Ashley Furniture Corporation.
A Christian, Mr.Boyd will be remembered as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed motorcycles and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Denise Jenkins Boyd, of Pontotoc, a daughter, Rachel Coleman (Jesse) of Oxford, a son, Rusty Boyd (Julia) of Oxford, a sister, Melinda Medford (Sonny) of Fayetteville, AR, brother, Gary Boyd, of New Albany, four grandchildren, Michael Fortner, Abigail Boyd, Timothy And Rebecca Bratton and a great grandson, Bowen Simmons.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Douglass Boyd.
The staff of New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care invites you to share memories with the Boyd family at www.nafuneralsandcremations.com
Services will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Jones and Rev. Philip Jackson officiating, burial will follow in the Victory Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is honored to assist the family.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Recie Matkins Williams; two daughters, Linda Williams of Brandon, FL and Brenda Williams Gotlen (Jimmie Allred) of Seffner, FL; two grandsons, Danny Todd and Jason Todd (Amanda), both of Pontotoc, MS; and four great grandchildren, Kaycee Todd, Mason Todd, Zachary Todd and Averie Todd.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his three brothers, Earl Williams, Preston Williams and Glen Williams and a great-grandson, Collin Joseph Todd.
Pallbearers will be Mike Montgomery, Red Tutor, Chris Matkins, Ricky Hill, Mark Jones and Steve Bramlett.
Visitation will continue today beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, 17th Floor, Dallas, TX 75231 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.
Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com
Survivors include his son, Steve Wilson (Sherry); his grandchildren, Stevie Wilson (Hyla), Rebecca Wilson, and Josh Wilson; and 8 great grandchildren.
He was proceeded in death by his wife and a son, Jimmy Wilson.
Services were Tuesday, June 11, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Bro. Calvin Warren and Bro. Jimmy Russell officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Stevie Wilson, Josh Wilson, Ben Wilson, Chandler Moody, Cody Robbins and Matt Whisenant.
Services were Tuesday, June 11, at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Marty Browning and Rev. Greg Herndon officiating; burial was in Lee Memorial Park in Verona. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc was in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne Presley Cummings; his daughter, Kym Daniel (Brady) of New Albany, MS; two sons, Scott Cummings (Becki) and Cody Cummings (Kayla), both of Pontotoc, MS; a sister, Gloria Cartwright (Terry) of Corinth, MS; a brother, Bob Cummings (Lynn) of Richland, MS; five grandchildren, Hayden Cummings (Heather), Heston Daniel, Hayes Daniel, Adalyn Cummings and Audrey Cummings; and one great-granddaughter, Haisley Faith Cummings.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Mike Westmoreland, Billy Terry, Ellis Reeder, Travis Pickering, Ted Foster and Bobby Duke. Honorary Pallbearers will be Billy Belk, Erskine Barton, Greg Hall, David Hall, Sammy Cruse and the "8 o'clock breakfast men at Butcher Block".
Memorials may be sent to Oak Hill Baptist Church or to Oak Hill Cemetery Fund.
Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com
Lathel is survived by his wife, Rita Ann Ward; his children, Clint Ward (Lisa), Brad Ward(Mitzi), Melita Chunn(Terry), Rita Gaye Whitlock, Angie Roye (Scott) and Dusty Ward (Holly); 18 grandchildren, Shunda Gillespie, Brody Ward, Lacie Bain, Lathel Ward, Laila Kate Ward, August Collums, Jessica Hamilton, Chandler Brazil, Molly Chunn, Kyle Fallin, Eden Caballero, Destiny Wade, Bailey Whitlock, Ella Grace Ward, Reese Ward, Yates Ward, Hannah Roye and Gatlin Roye; 21 great grandchildren; his brother, Guyson Ward; sisters, Olene Patterson, Vida Adams, and Gwenda Sprayberry and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Delma Ward; his mother, Attie Ward; his brothers, Reese Ward and Doug Ward; his sisters, Wilma Finley and Eva Harrison; his granddaughters, Emilee and Erin Whitlock.
Services were Monday, June 10, at Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church with Bro. Tommy Bouchillon and Bro. Ed Easley officiating. Burial was in Glasgow Cemetery. Baldwin Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Champ Finley, Jimmy Dale Adams, Randy Ward, Anthony George Ward, Jock Adams and Joey Ward.
Honorary Pallbearers were Jerry Lamberth, Billy Terry, J.R. Sewell and Buddy Collins.