Paul Wilson Baham

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 15, 2003

Services for Paul Wilson Baham of the East Fork community are 3p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at East Fork Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Services will be conducted by Bro. Paul Cainand Bro. Tim Canterbury. Hartman Funeral Home in McComb is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1:30-3 p.m., at the church.

Mr. Baham, 85, died Dec. 12, 2003, at his residence. He was bornon Nov. 28, 1918, to H.H. and Donie Wilson Baham.

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He was a Navy veteran with service from 1938 until hisretirement in 1961. He rose in rank from enlisted man to ChiefWarrant Officer Third Class. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He wasa member of East Fork Baptist Church, and a loved visitor at RockHill Baptist Church in Brandon. He was also involved in the cattleand timber industries.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two wives, Minnie LeeMoore Baham, wife of 49 years; and Violet Kersh Baham, wife ofseven years; two sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors are his sons and daughters-in-law, Alney A. and JuliaBaham of Cerritos, Calif., and Paul W. Baham Jr. and Bobbye FayeBaham of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Jennifer Baham ofSacramento, Calif., Melinda Baham of Phoenix, Ariz., Paul W. “Trae”Baham III and Alicia of Byram, Amanda Baham Heard and her husbandDerrick of Stanton, Tenn.; and his great-grandchildren, Paul W.”Will” Baham IV and Annalyn Baham, both of Byram.