Funeral Director Dies.
Watson William Brumfield
1 October 1903 MS – July 1968 MS
Son of: Henry James Brumfield & Lula O’Quin
Husband of: Cora Mae Laseter
My 3rd Cousin, 2x Removed
Tylertown – Funeral services for Watson Brumfield, 64, will be held at 10 a. m. Thursday in Mesa Baptist Church.
Mr. Brumfield, funeral director for Capps Funeral Home, died Tuesday night in a local hospital where he had been a patient for about five days.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Cora Mae Laseter Brumfield, one son, Hilton Brumfield, Rochester, Minn., one daughter, Mrs. Ralph McElveen, Tylertown, his mother, Mrs. Henry Brumfield, Jackson, four brothers, Cullen, Seth, Verne and Ephram Brumfield, all of Tylertown, five sisters, Mrs. T. C. Stringer, Mrs. Wilson Brock, Mrs. William Laseter, all of Tylertown, Mrs. Roy Laseter, Jackson, Mrs. Casey Johnson, Magnolia, and nine grandchildren.
Rev. Tommy King and Rev. Paul Shell will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of the church and active pallbearers will be his nephews.
Burial will be in the Rushing Cemetery with Capps Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Source: Watson Brumfield Rites Set. (McComb, MS: Enterprise – Journal, 31 Jul 1968) 3; digital image, newspapers.com: accessed March 2021.