An obituary for one of our country's veterans is always special. We owe much to each and every veteran.
Baxter Edwin Brumfield
13 June 1912 – 18 March 1963
Son of John Edward Brumfield & Ada Beatrice Fortenberry
World War II Veteran
My first cousin, 2x removed
Funeral Held for Baxter Brumfield
Funeral services conducted for Baxter Brumfield, age 50 years, from the Ginn Funeral Home Chapel in Tylertown Wednesday afternoon. Interment followed in the Silver Springs Cemetery. Rev. W. M. Bowman officiated at the religious services.
Brumfield, who was a service station operator in Franklinton, and a former resident of Walthall County, Mississippi, died Monday night.
Brumfield’s parents were John E. Brumfield and Ada Fortenberry Brumfield. He was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Johnnie Lee Guess, New Orleans;
Mrs. Ollie Holmes, Tylertown [Fannie Charlotte Brumfield];
Mrs. Elmo Fortenberry, Clarkston, Ga. [Claudia Martha Brumfield];
and Mrs. John Pittman, New Orleans [Olgee Shelina Brumfield];
four brothers, Albert Brumfield and John Brumfield, McComb, Miss.; Selwin Brumfield, Magnolia and Windell Brumfield, Tylertown, and one grandchild.
Pallbearers were Tylertown American Legionnaires: John W. Wood, Cecil Conerly, Billy Beard, Willie J. Guy, Andrew Jones and Russell Slater.
Ginn Funeral Directors of Tylertown was in charge of arrangements.
The Era Leader
Franklinton, LA, 21 Mar 1963, page 1