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Francis Eugene “Gene” Brumfield

Services for Francis Eugene “Gene” Brumfield of Bogue Chitto are11 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, at Catchings Funeral Home in McCombwith burial in Montgomery Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5-9 p.m., and Wednesday from 9-11a.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Brumfield, 80, died June 30, 2003, at Beverly Health CareSouthwest in McComb. He was born in Lincoln County on March 12,1923, to Henry Harrison Brumfield Sr., and Myrtis AlbrittonBrumfield.

He was retired as a bending foreman and a farmer. He was alongtime member of Adams United Methodist Church. He was a pastmaster of Auburn Lodge #244 F&AM, and was a WWII Armyveteran.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, CareyBrumfield, Woodrow Brumfield and Randall Brumfield; and twosisters, Edith Gilmer and Deliah Smith.

Survivors are his wife of 56 years, Louise Johnston Brumfield ofBogue Chitto; his sons, Roger Brumfield and Harry Brumfield, bothof Bogue Chitto; his daughter, Beverly Moak of Bogue Chitto; hisbrother, Henry Harrison Brumfield of Natchez; six grandchildren;two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.