Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Forget Me Not: Alexander Griffin Brumfield, 1873 MS - 1963 MS

Alexander Griffin Brumfield
12 April 1873 MS – 29 September 1963 MS

Son of Isaac Newton Brumfield & Sarah Jane Smith
Husband of Netie Aramantha Conerly
Father of 10 children

My 2nd cousin, 3 x removed

Alexander Brumfield Dies at 90. Funeral services for Alexander Griffin Brumfield, 90, Rt, 1, Tylertown, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2 from the Magee’s Creek Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery with Masonic rites. 

Mr. Brumfield died Monday afternoon at his residence in the Salem community where he had lived for the past 65 years. He was a retired farmer and was born in April 1873 in the “Old Pike County” area of present Walthall County.

His survivors are five sons,
[1] Theodore, Kokomo,
[2] A. G., Jr., Tylertown,
[3] Nelson, Seattle, Wash.,
[4] Woodrow, Jackson, and
[5] Bradford Brumfield, Foxworth; 

five daughters,
[1] Mrs. A. C. Cotton and
[2] Mrs. Lela Ainsworth, both of McComb,
[3] Mrs. Floyd McKenzie, Tykertown,
[4] Mrs. Era Terrell, Lumberton, and
[5] Mrs. J. E. Mascair, New Orleans, La.;

29 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Rev. G. E. Jolly was officiating minister. Pallbearers were Sammy Alford, Jack Duncan, F. J. Alford, Dewitt and John Ellis Pigott, Alvin Randall and Victor Holmes. Ginn Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

Source: Alexander Brumfield Dies at 90. (McComb, MS: Enterprise-Journal, 3 Oct 1963) 3; digital image, accessed March 2020).

1 comment:

  1. He lived a long life (1873-1963)of many changes and raised a large family.


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