Dewitt Cooper Raiford

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 5, 2003

Graveside services for Dewitt Cooper Raiford of Brookhaven were1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Riverwood Memorial Park. BrookhavenFuneral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Raiford, 79, died Dec. 1, 2003, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Lincoln County on April27, 1924, to Willie Raiford and Fannie McCullough Raiford.

He was a retired electric meter man for New Orleans PublicService. He was an Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict. Hewas a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Charlotte H. Raiford of Brookhaven; andhis brother, James E. Raiford of Ruth.